5 days in Medellin, San Andres Island & Cartagena Itinerary

5 days in Medellin, San Andres Island & Cartagena Itinerary

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5 days in Medellin, San Andres Island & Cartagena Itinerary

Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Medellin
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Andres Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Cartagena
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Orlando, Florida

1
night
Medellin

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
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Orlando, USA to Medellin is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. In November, daily temperatures in Medellin can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Medellin

Tours Historic Sites
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Plaza Botero ©
Plaza Botero
Pueblito Paisa ©
Pueblito Paisa

1
night
San Andres Island

San Andres Island ©
The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): head off the coast to Johnny Cay, see the interesting displays at Parque Tematico El Pueblito Isleno San Andres, and then look for all kinds of wild species at La Piscinita.

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You can fly from Medellin to San Andres Island in 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Medellin in November; daily highs in San Andres Island reach 86°F and lows reach 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Johnny Cay ©
Johnny Cay
La Piscinita ©
La Piscinita

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Walled City of Cartagena, deepen your understanding at Plaza Santo Domingo, and then don't miss a visit to San Felipe de Barajas Castle. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Las Bovedas, make a trip to Plaza Bolivar, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa.

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Traveling by flight from San Andres Island to Cartagena takes 3.5 hours. November in Cartagena sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites
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Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas ©
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas
Walled City of Cartagena ©
Walled City of Cartagena
Plaza Santo Domingo ©
Plaza Santo Domingo

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