60 days in Colombia Itinerary

60 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  25 h
1
Isla Baru
— 2 nights
Travel:  2 h 45 min
2
Islas de Rosario
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
3
San Andres Island
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Cali
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Salento
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Montenegro
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 15 min
7
Medellin
— 6 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
8
Bogota
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Villa de Leyva
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
10
Bucaramanga
— 5 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 30 min
11
Tayrona National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
12
Santa Marta
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
13
Cartagena
— 6 nights
Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Isla Baru

Isla Baru ©
Lying south of Cartagena, Isla Baru was connected to the mainland until the construction of the Canal del Dique.
On the 2nd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Aviario Nacional de Colombia and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Puntilla. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Blanca.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Isla Baru trip builder app.

Mumbai, India to Isla Baru is an approximately 25- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Isla Baru is minus 10.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Islas de Rosario.

Things to do in Isla Baru

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Playa Blanca ©
Playa Blanca
Aviario Nacional de Colombia ©
Aviario Nacional de Colombia

2
nights
Islas de Rosario

Islas de Rosario ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): head outdoors with Bora Bora Cartagena Beach Club. On the next day, head outdoors with IslaBela.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Islas de Rosario tour itinerary builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Isla Baru to Islas de Rosario. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Islas de Rosario

Outdoors
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IslaBela ©
IslaBela

6
nights
San Andres Island

San Andres Island ©
The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
San Andres Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Johnny Cay, look for all kinds of wild species at La Piscinita, make a trip to Rocky Cay, and see the vivid underwater world at West View.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Andres Island tour itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Islas de Rosario to San Andres Island in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Cali.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Johnny Cay ©
Johnny Cay
Hoyo Soplador ©
Hoyo Soplador
La Piscinita ©
La Piscinita

5
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.
Take a break from Cali with a short trip to Centro Comercial ALfaguara in Jamundi, about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: hike along Picoloro Ecoturismo, contemplate the long history of Hacienda Canasgordas, examine the collection at Caliwood Museo de la Cinematografia, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Iglesia de San Antonio.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cali trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Andres Island to Cali takes 3 hours. Traveling from San Andres Island in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Cali, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Salento.

Things to do in Cali

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Camino Real, Centro Comercial ALfaguara
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Picoloro Ecoturismo ©
Picoloro Ecoturismo
Museo Aereo Fenix ©
Museo Aereo Fenix
Zoologico de Cali ©
Zoologico de Cali

4
nights
Salento

Salento ©
Founded in 1842, the town of Salento represents the oldest established settlement in Quindio.
Go for a jaunt from Salento to Manizales to see Parque Nacional Natural Los Nevados about 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kasaguadua Natural Reserve, relax in the rural setting at El Recuerdo Finca Cafetera Tradicional, savor a delicious cup with a coffee and tea tour, and view the masterpieces at Region Paisaje / Landscape Region.

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Traveling by car from Cali to Salento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cali in April: highs in Salento hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Montenegro.

Things to do in Salento

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Parque Nacional Natural Los Nevados
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Kasaguadua Natural Reserve ©
Kasaguadua Natural Reserve
Bosques de Cocora ©
Bosques de Cocora
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

5
nights
Montenegro

Montenegro ©
Named after the dark trees covering the area's hills, Montenegro (literally Black Mountain) sits in a verdant zone irrigated by three major rivers.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Montenegro: Museo del Oro Quimbaya (in Armenia), Maderitas Jugueteria (in Filandia) and Jardin Botanico del Quindio (in Calarca). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Parque del Cafe, explore the striking landscape of Los Nevados National Park, savor a delicious cup with a coffee and tea tour, and head outdoors with Globos Colombia.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Montenegro trip planner.

You can drive from Salento to Montenegro in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Montenegro can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Medellin.

Things to do in Montenegro

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Quimbaya, Pereira, Museo del Oro Quimbaya, Maderitas Jugueteria, Eje cafetero (Zona Cafetera)
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Globos Colombia ©
Globos Colombia
Parque del Cafe ©
Parque del Cafe
Eje cafetero (Zona Cafetera) ©
Eje cafetero (Zona Cafetera)

6
nights
Medellin

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
Venture out of the city with trips to Piedra Del Penol (in Guatape), Parque Tematico Replica del Viejo Penol (in Penol) and Museo Historico Casa de la Convencion de Rionegro (in Rionegro). There's lots more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Plaza Botero, have some family-friendly fun at Tejo In Medellin (tour), and contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna de Guatape.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Medellin day trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Montenegro to Medellin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Medellin

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Envigado, Piedra Del Penol, Parque Tematico Replica del Viejo Penol, Museo Historico Casa de la Convencion de Rionegro
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Walking tours
Plaza Botero ©
Plaza Botero

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bogota side-trips: Ospina Park (in Chia), Tabio (Ermita de Santa Barbara & Parque Ecologico Carmen de los Juncales) and Zipaquira (Museo Arqueologico de Zipaquira, Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), admire the masterpieces at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and steep yourself in history at Centro de Memoria El Cuartico.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bogota day trip planner.

You can fly from Medellin to Bogota in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Medellin in May, expect Bogota to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Villa de Leyva.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Zipaquira, Tabio, Ospina Park, Centro de Memoria El Cuartico
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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica ©
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica
Monserrate ©
Monserrate

5
nights
Villa de Leyva

Villa de Leyva ©
Positioned away from major trade routes and exploitable resources, the colonial town of Villa de Leyva has been largely left alone--leaving a window into the 16th century that has become one of Colombia's most popular attractions.
Change things up with these side-trips from Villa de Leyva: Tunja (Capilla y Museo de Santa Clara la Real, Iglesia de San Ignacio, &more), Parque Central y Feria Dulce de Iza (in Iza) and Chiquinquira (Iglesia de la Renovacion & Convento Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Chiquinquirá). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Paleontológico, pick up some local products at Plaza De Mercado De Villa De Leyva, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Terracota, and make a trip to FIBAS DESERT GARDEN.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Villa de Leyva day trip app.

Drive from Bogota to Villa de Leyva in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bucaramanga.

Things to do in Villa de Leyva

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Tunja, Chiquinquira, Parque Central y Feria Dulce de Iza
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Iglesia de San Ignacio ©
Iglesia de San Ignacio
Museo Paleontológico ©
Museo Paleontológico

5
nights
Bucaramanga

Bucaramanga ©
A tour of Bucaramanga may yield little evidence that it dates back as far as 1622.
Venture out of the city with trips to Barichara (Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepcion, Fundacion San Lorenzo De Barichara, &more) and San Gil (Parque La Libertad & River Rafting & Tubing). Spend the 13th (Wed) exploring nature at Parque Nacional de Chicamocha. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Juan Bautista, make a trip to Club del Comercio, walk around Parque Gallineral de Giron, and get engrossed in the history at La Casa del Libro Total.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bucaramanga online holiday maker.

Getting from Villa de Leyva to Bucaramanga by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Bucaramanga can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tayrona National Park.

Things to do in Bucaramanga

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Barichara, Giron, San Gil
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Parque Gallineral de Giron ©
Parque Gallineral de Giron
River Rafting & Tubing
Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepcion ©
Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepcion

1
night
Tayrona National Park

Tayrona National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona and then stroll through Playa de las 7 Olas.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tayrona National Park online road trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Bucaramanga to Tayrona National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bucaramanga in May, with highs in Tayrona National Park at 39°C and lows at 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Santa Marta.

Things to do in Tayrona National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona ©
Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona

5
nights
Santa Marta

Santa Marta ©
Many visitors begin their Santa Marta holiday, surrounded by urban clutter and heavy traffic, expecting little from the city in terms of historical importance.
Explore Santa Marta's surroundings by going to Minca (El Dorado Bird Reserve & Museo Minca - Memorial Museum of the Sierra Nevada), Plaza Centenario (in Cienaga) and Barranquilla (Gran Malecon Puerta de Oro, Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepcion, &more). The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, enjoy the sand and surf at Cristal Beach, walk around Parque de Los Novios, and explore the world behind art at Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Marta trip planner.

You can drive from Tayrona National Park to Santa Marta in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Cartagena.

Things to do in Santa Marta

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Barranquilla, Minca, Plaza Centenario
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Parque de Los Novios ©
Parque de Los Novios
Scuba & Snorkeling
Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino ©
Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino

6
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.
Cartagena is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, get engrossed in the history at Museo del Oro Zenu, deepen your understanding at Plaza Santo Domingo, and steep yourself in history at Torre del Reloj.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cartagena day trip planning app.

You can drive from Santa Marta to Cartagena in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas ©
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas
Walled City of Cartagena ©
Walled City of Cartagena
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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