9 days in Colombia Itinerary

9 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
San Andres Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Bogota
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Cartagena
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Atlanta

3
nights
San Andres Island

San Andres Island ©
The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
Relax by the water at Playa de Spratt Bight and Cocoplum Bay. Get outdoors at La Piscinita and Hoyo Soplador. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Johnny Cay, steep yourself in history at Plaza Canon de Morgan, stroll through Playa Charquitos, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cayo El Acuario.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Andres Island planning app.

Atlanta, USA to San Andres Island is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. While traveling from Atlanta, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Andres Island, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Bogota.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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La Piscinita ©
La Piscinita
Johnny Cay ©
Johnny Cay
Cayo El Acuario ©
Cayo El Acuario

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Bolivar Square, thensee the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monserrate. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bogota road trip app.

You can fly from San Andres Island to Bogota in 4.5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from San Andres Island in April: high temperatures in Bogota hover around 67°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira
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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Monserrate ©
Monserrate
Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira ©
Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira

3
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.
Visiting Playa Blanca and Volcan de Lodo El Totumo (Mud Volcano) will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas and Las Bovedas. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Walled City of Cartagena, get engrossed in the history at Museo del Oro Zenu, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver, and meet the residents at Oceanario.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cartagena journey planner.

You can fly from Bogota to Cartagena in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Bogota in April: high temperatures in Cartagena hover around 90°F and lows are around 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Blanca, 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
Playa Blanca ©
Playa Blanca

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