5 days in Colombia Itinerary

5 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Istanbul
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Bogota
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Cartagena
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Istanbul

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.
On the 2nd (Wed), explore the world behind art at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), and then walk around Parque Metropolitano Simon Bolivar. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Parque de Usaquen, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monserrate, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bogota travel itinerary planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Bogota is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Bogota is minus 8 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Istanbul in September: highs in Bogota hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums Parks Tours
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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica ©
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica
Monserrate ©
Monserrate

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Walled City of Cartagena, don't miss a visit to Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanario.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cartagena trip planner.

You can fly from Bogota to Cartagena in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bogota in September, things will get much warmer in Cartagena: highs are around 38°C and lows about 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Oceanario
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Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas ©
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas
Walled City of Cartagena ©
Walled City of Cartagena

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