14 days in Medellin & Cartagena Itinerary

14 days in Medellin & Cartagena Itinerary

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14 days in Medellin & Cartagena Itinerary

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Fly:  8​h 15​min
Medellin
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
Cartagena
— 8 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

4
days
Medellin

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Coffee & Tea Tours and Planetario de Medellin. Do some cultural sightseeing at El Castillo Museo y Jardines and Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Mariposario Selva Viva, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Antioquia, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellin.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to Medellin is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Colombia Time (COT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. September in Medellin sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in Medellin

#Tours, #Parks, #Museums
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El Castillo Museo y Jardines ©
El Castillo Museo y Jardines
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Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica

8
days
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.
Appreciate the collections at Museo Naval Del Caribe and Galeon Bucanero. Discover out-of-the-way places like Iglesia de la Trinidad and Naval Museum of the Caribbean. When in Cartagena, make a side trip to see Playa Blanca in Isla Baru, approximately 1h 05 min away. Spend the 16th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of San Felipe de Barajas Castle, make a trip to Centro de Convenciones Cartagena de Indias, steep yourself in history at Plaza Fernandez Madrid, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de Santo Domingo.

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Traveling by flight from Medellin to Cartagena takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Medellin in September, with highs in Cartagena at 38°C and lows at 30°C. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

#Outdoors, #Historic Sites, #Tours

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Playa Blanca
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Playa Blanca
Iglesia de la Trinidad ©
Iglesia de la Trinidad
San Felipe de Barajas Castle ©
San Felipe de Barajas Castle

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