8 days in Colombia Itinerary

8 days in Colombia Itinerary

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San Andres Island
— 3 nights
2
Bogota
— 2 nights
3
Cartagena
— 2 nights

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.
San Andres Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at La Piscinita, make a trip to Rocky Cay, step off the mainland to explore Johnny Cay, and explore the gorgeous colors at West View.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Andres Island trip itinerary builder site.

Toronto, Canada to San Andres Island is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in December: high temperatures in San Andres Island hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Johnny Cay ©
Johnny Cay
La Piscinita ©
La Piscinita
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 24th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Monserrate, thenexamine the collection at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), and then don't miss a visit to Bolivar Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, explore the world behind art at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, and then stop by Vitrina Guayca.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bogota visit planning app.

Traveling by flight from San Andres Island to Bogota takes 4 hours. While traveling from San Andres Island, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Bogota, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough 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
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica ©
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica

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 26th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Walled City of Cartagena, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oceanario. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver and then steep yourself in history at Plaza Santo Domingo.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Cartagena trip planner.

Getting from Bogota to Cartagena by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Bogota in December, with highs in Cartagena at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

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
Plaza Santo Domingo ©
Plaza Santo Domingo

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