7 days in Colombia Itinerary

7 days in Colombia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  31 h
1
Bogota
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Cartagena
— 2 nights
Fly:  36 h
End: Bengaluru

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take a stroll through Barrio La Candelaria, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, and then see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro).

For photos and more tourist information, you can read our Bogota trip itinerary builder.

Bengaluru, India to Bogota is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Colombia Standard Time, which is usually a -10.5 hour difference. In January, Bogota is a bit cooler than Bengaluru - with highs of 23°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in Bogota

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Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica ©
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Barrio La Candelaria ©
Barrio La Candelaria

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Plaza de San Diego and Iglesia de la Trinidad. Head to Mall Plaza El Castillo and Colombia Artesanalfor plenty of shopping. When in Cartagena, make a side trip to see Playa Blanca in Isla Baru, approximately Isla Baru away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Walled City of Cartagena, examine the collection at Caribe Jewelry Museum & Factory, look for gifts at Lucy Jewelry, and make a trip to Torre del Reloj.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cartagena trip builder tool.

You can fly from Bogota to Cartagena in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bogota in January, expect nights in Cartagena to be much warmer, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

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Side Trip

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

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