32 days in Colombia Itinerary

32 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Santa Marta
— 2 nights
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Cartagena
— 4 nights
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Providencia Island
— 3 nights
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San Andres Island
— 3 nights
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Leticia
— 3 nights
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Bogota
— 4 nights
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Cali
— 4 nights
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Salento
— 2 nights
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Medellin
— 4 nights

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Santa Marta

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Marine World Aquarium, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Oro Tairona - Casa de la Aduana, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the world of politics at Alcaldia de Santa Marta, then admire the masterpieces at Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, and then walk around Parque de Los Novios.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Santa Marta trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Santa Marta is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Stockholm to Santa Marta due to the time zone difference. In March, Santa Marta is much hotter than Stockholm - with highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Cartagena.

Things to do in Santa Marta

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

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Cartagena

Cartagena ©

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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Aviario Nacional de Colombia and Plaza de San Pedro Claver. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Plaza de San Diego, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo de Santo Domingo, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cartagena trip app.

Traveling by car from Santa Marta to Cartagena takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Cartagena can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Providencia Island.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

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3
nights
Providencia Island

Providencia Island ©
Although part of Colombia, the small, isolated Providencia Island retains its Caribbean culture and English-Creole language.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Crab Cay-Cayo Cangrejo and Lover’s Lane. There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Providence, don't miss a visit to The Peak Forestry Reserve, and explore the striking landscape at Morgan's Head.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Providencia Island online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Cartagena to Providencia Island takes 8 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Providencia Island can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. You will leave for San Andres Island on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Providencia Island

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.1

3
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San Andres Island

San Andres Island ©
The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
Step off the beaten path and head to Banda Dive Shop and West View. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Playa de Spratt Bight, examine the collection at Parque Tematico El Pueblito Isleno San Andres, look for all kinds of wild species at La Piscinita, and step off the mainland to explore Johnny Cay.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Andres Island trip site.

Traveling by ferry from Providencia Island to San Andres Island takes 3.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Leticia.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature
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Must see
Banda Dive Shop
4.7
Reef
West View
4.1
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Wildlife Area
La Piscinita
4.1

3
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Leticia

Leticia represents a large urban area and one of the best places from which to commence exploring areas along the Amazon.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Isla de Los Micos. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Reserva Natural Tanimboca, walk around Parque Santander, and admire the natural beauty at El Jardin de la Victoria Regia.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Leticia trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from San Andres Island to Leticia in 7 hours. In March in Leticia, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Leticia

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.5

4
nights
Bogota

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parque Natural Chicaque and Parque Metropolitano Simon Bolivar. Step out of Bogota to go to Valledupar and see Centro de Memoria El Cuartico, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), walk around Parque de Usaquen, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico de Bogota Jose Celestino Mutis, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monserrate.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bogota trip builder app.

You can fly from Leticia to Bogota in 4.5 hours. In March, Bogota is much colder than Leticia - with highs of 23°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Cali.

Things to do in Bogota

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Cali

Cali ©

Salsa Capital of the World

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Andoke and Camino Real. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Iglesia de San Antonio, see the interesting displays at Museo del Oro Calima, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia La Ermita, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Colonial y Religioso La Merced.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cali trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Bogota to Cali in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bogota in March; daily highs in Cali reach 36°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Salento.

Things to do in Cali

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

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Historic Walking Area
Iglesia de San Antonio
4.5
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Andoke
4.7

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Salento

Salento ©

Father of Quindio

Founded in 1842, the town of Salento represents the oldest established settlement in Quindio.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Kasaguadua Natural Reserve and then push the limits with an extreme tour. On your second day here, trot along with a tour on horseback, then appreciate the views at Valle del Cocora, and then take in the exciting artwork at Region Paisaje / Landscape Region.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Salento trip app.

Drive from Cali to Salento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cali in March: highs in Salento hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Medellin.

Things to do in Salento

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature
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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
4.8

4
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Medellin

Medellin ©

City of the Eternal Spring

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
Explore hidden gems such as Parque Arvi and Laguna de Guatape. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, let little ones run wild at Parque Lleras, stop by Cuatro Patas S.A.S., and don't miss a visit to Escaleras Electricas De La Comuna 13.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Medellin road trip planning app.

You can fly from Salento to Medellin in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Medellin are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Medellin

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

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Wildlife Area
Parque Arvi
4.1
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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours
4.9
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Water Body
Laguna de Guatape
4.6

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