13 days in Colombia Itinerary

13 days in Colombia Itinerary

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1
Cartagena
— 5 nights
2
San Andres Island
— 4 nights
3
Cartagena
— 2 nights

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Walled City of Cartagena and Torre del Reloj. Take a break from the city and head to Playa Blanca and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo del Oro Zenu, view the masterpieces at NH Galeria, stop by Dantas Store, and make a trip to Plaza Bolivar.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cartagena trip planning app.

Ottawa, Canada to Cartagena is an approximately 11-hour flight. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Ottawa in March: high temperatures in Cartagena hover around 37°C and lows are around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Cartagena

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Playa Blanca
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Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas ©
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas
Playa Blanca ©
Playa Blanca
Walled City of Cartagena ©
Walled City of Cartagena

4
nights
San Andres Island

San Andres Island ©
The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
You'll explore and learn at Island House Museum and Parque Tematico El Pueblito Isleno San Andres. Visit Playa de San Luis and Playa de Spratt Bight for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at La Piscinita, explore the fascinating underground world of Morgan's Cave, stop by Esmeraldas Colombianas, and step off the mainland to explore Johnny Cay.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Andres Island trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Cartagena to San Andres Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. In March in San Andres Island, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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La Piscinita ©
La Piscinita
Cayo El Acuario ©
Cayo El Acuario
Hoyo Soplador ©
Hoyo Soplador

2
nights
Cartagena

Cartagena ©
On the 18th (Mon), contemplate the geological forces at Volcan de Lodo El Totumo (Mud Volcano), examine the collection at Museo Historico de Cartagena de Indias, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza Santo Domingo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa, look for gifts at Milenio Joyeria, then steep yourself in history at Torre del Reloj, and finally browse for treasures at Anticuario El Arcon.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cartagena road trip planning app.

Getting from San Andres Island to Cartagena by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites · Spas · Nature
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Plaza Santo Domingo ©
Plaza Santo Domingo
Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa ©
Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa
Torre del Reloj ©
Torre del Reloj

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