13 days in Colombia Itinerary

13 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bogota
— 2 nights
2
Montenegro
— 1 night
3
Tayrona National Park
— 1 night
4
Santa Marta
— 1 night
5
San Andres Island
— 3 nights
6
Cartagena
— 3 nights

2
nights
Bogota

Bogota ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Colegio Mayor San Bartolome, admire the masterpieces at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, thenexamine the collection at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), and finally stop by Bta Capital. On your second day here, walk around Parque de Usaquen, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monserrate, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bogota sightseeing planner.

Gdansk, Poland to Bogota is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Colombia Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Bogota are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Montenegro.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums Tours Parks
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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica ©
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica
Monserrate ©
Monserrate

1
night
Montenegro

Montenegro ©
Named after the dark trees covering the area's hills, Montenegro (literally Black Mountain) sits in a verdant zone irrigated by three major rivers.
On the 4th (Fri), get outside with Globos Colombia and then find something for the whole family at Parque del Cafe.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Montenegro trip planner.

You can fly from Bogota to Montenegro in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bogota in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Montenegro: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tayrona National Park.

Things to do in Montenegro

Theme Parks Outdoors
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Globos Colombia ©
Globos Colombia
Parque del Cafe ©
Parque del Cafe

1
night
Tayrona National Park

Tayrona National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tayrona National Park journey planner.

You can fly from Montenegro to Tayrona National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Montenegro in September, with highs in Tayrona National Park at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Santa Marta.

Things to do in Tayrona National Park

Nature Parks
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Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona ©
Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona

1
night
Santa Marta

Many visitors begin their Santa Marta holiday, surrounded by urban clutter and heavy traffic, expecting little from the city in terms of historical importance.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Marta trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Tayrona National Park to Santa Marta in 1.5 hours. In September in Santa Marta, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Santa Marta

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino ©
Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino

3
nights
San Andres Island

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: head off the coast to Johnny Cay, Head underground at Morgan's Cave, stroll through Playa de Spratt Bight, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de San Luis.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Andres Island trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Santa Marta to San Andres Island takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Santa Marta in September, plan for a bit cooler days in San Andres Island, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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La Piscinita ©
La Piscinita
Johnny Cay ©
Johnny Cay
Cayo El Acuario ©
Cayo El Acuario

3
nights
Cartagena

Cartagena ©
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: step into the grandiose world of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, don't miss a visit to Plaza Bolivar, contemplate the long history of Walled City of Cartagena, and take an in-depth tour of Museo del Oro Zenu.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cartagena travel route website.

Fly from San Andres Island to Cartagena in 3 hours. September in Cartagena sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Oceanario
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Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas ©
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas
Walled City of Cartagena ©
Walled City of Cartagena
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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