30 days in Colombia Itinerary

30 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Cartagena
— 4 nights
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Santa Marta
— 4 nights
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San Andres Island
— 4 nights
Fly
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Guatape
— 1 night
Drive
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Medellin
— 5 nights
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Salento
— 3 nights
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La Macarena
— 1 day
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Fusagasuga
— 1 day
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Bogota
— 6 nights
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Cartagena

City of Heroes

The site of the continent's first Spanish colony, Cartagena retains much of its colonial flavor thanks to a World Heritage-listed old town, encircled by old walls and protected by imposing fortresses.
Cartagena is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa, steep yourself in history at Walled City of Cartagena, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cartagena journey builder website.

Boston, USA to Cartagena is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Boston in November, things will get much warmer in Cartagena: highs are around 89°F and lows about 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Santa Marta.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Transportation
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4
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Santa Marta

America's Pearl

Many visitors begin their Santa Marta holiday, surrounded by urban clutter and heavy traffic, expecting little from the city in terms of historical importance.
Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Marta: Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (in Minca) and Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona (in Tayrona National Park). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Santa Marta, look for gifts at Yo Amo Santa Marta, and kick back and relax at Playa Blanca.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Marta online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Cartagena to Santa Marta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in November, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Santa Marta

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.9

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San Andres Island

The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
San Andres Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Johnny Cay, don't miss a visit to Rocky Cay, look for all kinds of wild species at Cayo El Acuario, and Head underground at Morgan's Cave.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Andres Island trip maker.

You can fly from Santa Marta to San Andres Island in 6.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in San Andres Island can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Guatape.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Johnny Cay ©
Island
Johnny Cay
4.2
La Piscinita ©
Wildlife Area
La Piscinita
4.1

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Guatape

On the shores of a large artificial lake, Guatape ensures a pleasant experience in a quiet little town known for its friendly residents and attractive architecture.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Piedra Del Penol, then get outside with ALTITUDE, and then pick up some new knowledge with Esencia del Sol.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Guatape trip app.

You can fly from San Andres Island to Guatape in 4.5 hours. Traveling from San Andres Island in November, you will find days in Guatape are a bit cooler (70°F), and nights are colder (55°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Medellin.

Things to do in Guatape

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Shopping
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Piedra Del Penol ©
Geologic Formation
Piedra Del Penol
4.6
Esencia del Sol ©
Lesson / Workshop
Esencia del Sol
5.0

5
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Medellin

City of the Eternal Spring

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
Medellin is known for parks, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, browse the different shops at Centro Comercial Santafé, steep yourself in history at Pueblito Paisa, and make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Medellin road trip planner.

You can drive from Guatape to Medellin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Guatape in November, expect Medellin to be somewhat warmer, temps between 80°F and 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salento.

Things to do in Medellin

Parks · Shopping · Tours · Nature
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Parque Explora ©
Aquarium
Parque Explora
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.9
Laguna de Guatape ©
Water Body
Laguna de Guatape
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Salento

Father of Quindio

Founded in 1842, the town of Salento represents the oldest established settlement in Quindio.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salento: Montenegro (Parque del Cafe & Globos Colombia). Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Bosques de Cocora. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Kasaguadua Natural Reserve.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Salento day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Medellin to Salento takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Salento sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to La Macarena.

Things to do in Salento

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Parque del Cafe ©
Theme Park
Parque del Cafe
4.5
Bosques de Cocora ©
National Park
Bosques de Cocora
4.8

1
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La Macarena

A gateway to one of the world's most fascinating rivers, La Macarena enjoys a special place in the heart of Colombian nature lovers.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the activities along Cano Cristales.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read La Macarena travel planning tool.

Traveling by car from Salento to La Macarena takes 20.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Fusagasuga.

Things to do in La Macarena

Nature · Parks
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Cano Cristales ©
Must see
Cano Cristales
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Fusagasuga

Fusagasugá or Fusa is a town and municipality in the department of Cundinamarca, in central Colombia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Centro Comercial La Querencia and then don't miss a visit to Eje cafetero (Zona Cafetera).

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Fusagasuga vacation maker.

Traveling by car from La Macarena to Fusagasuga takes 18 hours. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bogota.

Things to do in Fusagasuga

Shopping

Side Trip

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Bogota

Athens of South America

Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
Venture out of the city with trips to Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira (in Zipaquira) and Laguna de Guatavita (in Tierra Negra). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), make a trip to Monserrate, explore the world behind art at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, and steep yourself in history at Bolivar Square.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bogota day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Fusagasuga to Bogota takes 2.5 hours. November in Bogota sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bogota

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

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