8 days in Colombia Itinerary

8 days in Colombia Itinerary

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8 days in Colombia Itinerary

Start: Cancun
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Bogota
— Few hours
bus:  10​h
Medellin
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Guatape
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Medellin
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Cartagena
— 2 nights
Travel:  3​h 15​min
Islas de Rosario
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
Bogota
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Cancun

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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.
To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bogota travel itinerary planner.

Cancun, Mexico to Bogota is an approximately 5-hour flight. When traveling from Cancun in February, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Bogota: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 9°C at night. You will leave for Zipaquira on the 19th (Mon).

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Medellin

Medellin
Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Medellin itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Bogota to Medellin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Bogota in February, things will get a bit warmer in Medellin: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. On the 19th (Mon), you'll travel to Guatape.

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Guatape

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.
On the 19th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Piedra del Penol.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Guatape tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Medellin to Guatape in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Medellin in February: high temperatures in Guatape hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Medellin.

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Piedra del Penol ©
Piedra del Penol

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Medellin

Medellin
To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Medellin holiday planner .

Getting from Guatape to Medellin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Guatape in February, expect Medellin to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 20°C. On the 20th (Tue), you'll travel to Cartagena.

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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.
For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cartagena vacation planning website .

You can fly from Medellin to Cartagena in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Medellin in February, with highs in Cartagena at 36°C and lows at 28°C. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll travel to Islas de Rosario.

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Islas de Rosario

Islas de Rosario
To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Islas de Rosario travel itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cartagena to Islas de Rosario. February in Islas de Rosario sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off toBogota.

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Bogota

Bogota
To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bogota online trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Islas de Rosario to Bogota with the Route module. Traveling from Islas de Rosario in February, expect Bogota to be colder, temps between 23°C and 9°C. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Sun).

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