15 days in Colombia Itinerary

15 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Start: Medellin
1
Medellin
— 3 nights
bus:  4 h
2
Manizales
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
3
Pereira
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Armenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Cali
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
6
Bogota
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Cartagena
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Barranquilla
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
End: Medellin

3
nights
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, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Medellin trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Medellin. In July in Medellin, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll travel to Manizales.

Things to do in Medellin

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 2:

1
day
Manizales

Manizales
A major center of education and commerce, Manizales also serves as one of the hubs of coffee production in Colombia.
Discover how to plan a Manizales trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Medellin to Manizales takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Medellin, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Manizales, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 18°C. You will leave for Pereira on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Manizales

Tours Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:

1
night
Pereira

Pereira
A center of commerce and trade, the thriving city of Pereira was founded in 1863.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Pereira trip planner.

Getting from Manizales to Pereira by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Manizales in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Pereira: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 20°C at night. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll travel to Armenia.

Things to do in Pereira

Tours Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:

2
nights
Armenia

Armenia
The capital city of Quindio Department, Armenia was founded in 1889 by Jesus Maria Ocampo as he sought a hideout in the Quindio mountains.
To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Armenia trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pereira to Armenia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Armenia, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. You will leave for Cali on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in Armenia

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:

3
nights
Cali

Cali
Learning how to salsa may be the most popular thing to do in Cali, but this giant city in southwestern Colombia represents more than just the "Salsa Capital of the World." Home to over 2 million people, thriving Cali serves as a major commercial and industrial center in South America, boasting the fastest-growing economy in Colombia.
For photos and tourist information, use the Cali trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Armenia to Cali by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. August in Cali sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. You'll set off for Bogota on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Cali

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 8:

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.
To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bogota day trip tool.

You can fly from Cali to Bogota in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Cali in August, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Bogota: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 9°C at night. On the 10th (Mon), you're off to Cartagena.

Things to do in Bogota

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:

2
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.
To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cartagena trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Bogota to Cartagena in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Bogota in August, with highs in Cartagena at 38°C and lows at 30°C. You will leave for Barranquilla on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in Cartagena

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

1
night
Barranquilla

Barranquilla
An industrial port city on Colombia's Caribbean coast, Barranquilla represents the fourth-most populous city in the country.
For where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Barranquilla attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Cartagena to Barranquilla takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. On the 13th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Barranquilla

Historic Sites Nightlife Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:

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