8 days in Bogota & Medellin Itinerary

8 days in Bogota & Medellin Itinerary

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Bogota
— 2 nights
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Medellin
— 4 nights
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Bogota
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Bogota

— 2 nights

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.
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): make a trip to Monserrate, explore the world behind art at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, and then take in the exciting artwork at Barrio La Candelaria.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bogota online holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Costa Rica, the closest major aiport is El Dorado International Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Bogota can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Medellin.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
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Medellin

— 4 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Walking tours as well as Medellin Bike Tour. Get some cultural insight at Museo de Antioquia and Pueblito Paisa. When in Medellin, make a side trip to see Piedra Del Penol in Guatape, approximately Guatape away.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Medellin attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Bogota to Medellin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bogota in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Medellin: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for Bogota.

Things to do in Medellin

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Bogota

— 1 night

Athens of South America

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Bogota day trip app.

Getting from Medellin to Bogota by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Medellin in December; daily highs in Bogota reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C.

Things to do in Bogota

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