52 days in Bogota, Cali & Medellin Itinerary

52 days in Bogota, Cali & Medellin Itinerary

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Start: Bogota
1
Bogota
— 16 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
2
Cali
— 15 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Medellin
— 20 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Cartagena

16
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bogota: Chia (Centro Comercial Cento Chia, Vinos Express, &more), Cerro de Majuy (in Cota) and Laguna de Guatavita (in Tierra Negra). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), don't miss a visit to Bolivar Square, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bogota day trip planner.

If you are flying in from Ecuador, the closest major aiport is El Dorado International Airport. In April, daytime highs in Bogota are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cali.

Things to do in Bogota

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Chia, Zipaquira, Tabio, Cerro de Majuy, Laguna de Guatavita
Find places to stay Apr 20 — May 6:
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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Monserrate ©
Monserrate
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica ©
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica

15
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cali side-trips: Palmira (Estadio Deportivo Cali, Reserva Natural Nirvana, &more), Hacienda El Paraiso (in El Cerrito) and Buga (Parroquia Catedral San Pedro de Buga & Basilica Del Señor de los Milagros). Spend the 15th (Wed) exploring nature at Farallones de Cali. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Museo Aereo Fenix, pause for some photo ops at Cristo Rey, stroll around Eco Park Lake Las Garzas, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Camino Real.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cali online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bogota to Cali in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bogota in May, with highs in Cali at 35°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Medellin.

Things to do in Cali

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Palmira, Buga, Camino Real, Hacienda El Paraiso
Find places to stay May 6 — 21:
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Museo Aereo Fenix ©
Museo Aereo Fenix
Zoologico de Cali ©
Zoologico de Cali
Caliwood Museo de la Cinematografia ©
Caliwood Museo de la Cinematografia

20
nights
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 find plenty of places to visit near Medellin: Catedral Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes (in Caldas), Guatape (Piedra Del Penol, Parque Comfama, &more) and Parque Tematico Replica del Viejo Penol (in Penol). Make the 27th (Mon) a stimulating day with a coffee and tea tour. There's much more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico de Medellin, admire the architecture and history at Parroquia Sta Ana Santuario de Maria Auxiliadora .Sabaneta, and contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna de Guatape.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Medellin trip builder app.

Fly from Cali to Medellin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Medellin

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Fe de Antioquia, Guatape, Envigado, Parroquia Sta Ana Santuario de Maria Auxiliadora .Sabaneta, Cafe de la Cima
Find places to stay May 21 — Jun 10:
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Walking tours
medellin 2000m DESCENT ©
medellin 2000m DESCENT

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