29 days in Colombia, San Juan & Havana Itinerary

29 days in Colombia, San Juan & Havana Itinerary

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Cartagena, Colombia
— 2 nights
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Bucaramanga, Colombia
— 1 night
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San Gil, Colombia
— 1 night
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Bogota, Colombia
— 4 nights
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Salento, Colombia
— 2 nights
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Santa Marta, Colombia
— 1 night
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Providencia Island, Colombia
— 1 night
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San Andres Island, Colombia
— 4 nights
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 6 nights
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Havana, Cuba
— 6 nights

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Cartagena, Colombia

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Aviario Nacional de Colombia. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, see the interesting displays at Choco Museo, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and make a trip to Plaza de La Trinidad.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cartagena online visit planner.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Cartagena is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cartagena. Traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in June, things will get warmer in Cartagena: highs are around 38°C and lows about 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bucaramanga.

Things to do in Cartagena

Side Trip

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Aviario Nacional de Colombia ©
Aviario Nacional de Colombia
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas ©
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas

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Bucaramanga, Colombia

Bucaramanga

City of Parks

A tour of Bucaramanga may yield little evidence that it dates back as far as 1622.
On the 30th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional de Chicamocha.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bucaramanga online route maker.

You can fly from Cartagena to Bucaramanga in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In June, Bucaramanga is slightly colder than Cartagena - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can take a bus to San Gil.

Things to do in Bucaramanga

Nature · Parks
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1
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San Gil, Colombia

Colombia's Adventure Sport Capital

Providing some of the region's best opportunities for paragliding, rappelling, white-water rafting, kayaking, hiking, and caving, San Gil appeals to adventure seekers and nature lovers wishing to escape overcrowded Bogota, located several hours' drive to the south.
On the 1st (Thu), admire the sheer force of Cascada de Juan Curi, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Gil trip itinerary maker.

Take a bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bogota.

Things to do in San Gil

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Nature
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

4
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Bogota, Colombia

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Laguna de Guatavita and Jardin Botanico de Bogota Jose Celestino Mutis. Escape the urban bustle at Ciclovia de Bogota and Monserrate. And it doesn't end there: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get your bearings at Luis Angel Arango Library, don't miss a visit to Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo, and examine the collection at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bogota trip maker tool.

You can drive from San Gil to Bogota in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Gil in July: high temperatures in Bogota hover around 21°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Salento.

Things to do in Bogota

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

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Laguna de Guatavita ©
Laguna de Guatavita
Ciclovia de Bogota ©
Ciclovia de Bogota

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Salento, Colombia

Salento ©

Father of Quindio

Founded in 1842, the town of Salento represents the oldest established settlement in Quindio.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Bosques de Cocora. Keep things going the next day: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kasaguadua Natural Reserve, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and finally appreciate the views at Valle del Cocora.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Salento day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bogota to Salento takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bogota in July, with highs in Salento at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Santa Marta.

Things to do in Salento

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
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Bosques de Cocora ©
Bosques de Cocora
Kasaguadua Natural Reserve ©
Kasaguadua Natural Reserve
Valle del Cocora ©
Valle del Cocora

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Santa Marta, Colombia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): walk around Parque de Los Novios, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then see the interesting displays at Museo del Oro Tairona - Casa de la Aduana.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Santa Marta driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Salento to Santa Marta takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Salento in July; daily highs in Santa Marta reach 39°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Providencia Island.

Things to do in Santa Marta

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Museo del Oro Tairona - Casa de la Aduana ©
Parque de Los Novios ©
Parque de Los Novios

1
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Providencia Island, Colombia

Although part of Colombia, the small, isolated Providencia Island retains its Caribbean culture and English-Creole language.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Crab Cay-Cayo Cangrejo, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Providence.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Providencia Island journey planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Santa Marta to Providencia Island in 7.5 hours. When traveling from Santa Marta in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Providencia Island, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Providencia Island

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Crab Cay-Cayo Cangrejo ©
Crab Cay-Cayo Cangrejo

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San Andres Island, Colombia

San Andres Island
The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
Escape the urban bustle at West View and Scuba San Andres Dive Shop. Explore hidden gems such as Playa de Spratt Bight and Fish Spa Island. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at La Piscinita, explore the striking landscape at Hoyo Soplador, make a trip to Rocky Cay, and kick back and relax at Playa de San Luis.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Andres Island trip maker website.

Traveling by ferry from Providencia Island to San Andres Island takes 3.5 hours. In July in San Andres Island, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
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West View
West View
Scuba San Andres Dive Shop ©
Scuba San Andres Dive Shop
Playa de Spratt Bight ©
Playa de Spratt Bight

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San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan ©

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Cueva del Indio. Step out of the city life by going to El Yunque Rain Forest and Aventura Cueva Ventana. Explore San Juan's surroundings by going to Trollbeads (in Canovanas), Palomino Island (in Las Croabas) and Rio Grande (El Yunque National Forest & Zipline). Make the 19th (Mon) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Next up on the itinerary: see Carabali Rainforest Park, admire the sheer force of La Coca Falls, relax and rejuvenate at Healthy Body Therapeutic Studio, and kick back and relax at Seven Seas Beach.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read San Juan trip itinerary website.

You can fly from San Andres Island to San Juan in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from San Andres Island to San Juan is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in San Juan are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Havana.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Scuba & Snorkeling
Carabali Rainforest Park ©
Carabali Rainforest Park

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Havana, Cuba

Havana ©

Rome of the Caribbean

Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Get in touch with nature at ScubaLibre Varadero and Sea Turtle Hatchery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Coral Beach - Playa Coral and Havana Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Havana: Matanzas (Parque de la Libertad & Cuartel de Bomberos de Matanzas), Varadero (Cueva de Saturno & Delfinario) and Cayo Largo (Sirena Beach & El Torreon Nursery). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Malecón of Havana, don't miss a visit to Paseo del Prado, steep yourself in history at Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales, and pause for some photo ops at El Cristo De La Habana.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Havana day trip planner.

Fly from San Juan to Havana in 8 hours. Traveling from San Juan to Havana, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Juan in July since evenings lows in Havana dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Havana

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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ScubaLibre Varadero ©
ScubaLibre Varadero
Sea Turtle Hatchery ©
Sea Turtle Hatchery
Coral Beach - Playa Coral ©
Coral Beach - Playa Coral

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