Complete Colombia Itinerary

Visit South America and travel to Colombia. Explore Bogota and Medellin, tour Santa Marta and the Tayrona National Park, and travel to Cartagena.

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Colourful buildings, Cartagena

Colombian street art

Day 1 Bogota

Arrive in the captivating city of Bogota. Embark on a walking tour to discover the colonial architecture, old churches, cosy cafes and electric streets of the city. Then take a gondola ride up Cerro de Monserrate to a 17th-century church that overlooks Bogota before spending the evening at your leisure.
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Day 2 Salento

Wander away the hours along the narrow streets and colourful stalls of sleepy Salento. Make sure to try the various trout dishes for which the town is famous.
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Days 3-4 Coffee Estancia

Venture into Colombia's picturesque coffee-growing heartlands for a stay on a traditional coffee plantation. Learn the inside story of the industry that's long buoyed the country's economy and sample firsthand what all the fuss is about.
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Days 5-6 Medellin

Hop aboard a public bus to Medellin. Known locally as the 'City of Eternal Spring', Colombia's second biggest city boasts pleasant temperatures year-round and has experienced something of a rebirth in recent years. Brimming with modernist architecture, impressive museums and lush botanical gardens, it's a vibrant city paired with a pulsating nightlife.
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Days 7-8 Cartagena

Wander around Cartagena's walled Old Town, peeking inside its candy-coloured buildings and spying the shady courtyards hidden within. Get a bird's-eye view from the top of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, or perhaps experience the therapeutic effects of a mud bath on a visit to a bubbling volcano. The nearby group of tiny coral islands and the stunning expanse of Playa Blanca (White Beach) reveal the hidden beauty of Colombia's Caribbean coast.
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Days 9-10 Guachaca Region

Travel along the Caribbean coast to the scenic Guachaca region. Choose from a wide range of adventure activities on offer or just kick back and take in the gorgeous ocean views from the hostel veranda.
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Day 11 Tayrona National Park

Sample a slice of seaside bliss far removed from the tourist crowds in stunning Tayrona National Park. Hike through the dramatic mountain scenery, verdant rainforest and jagged rocks for a swim at some of Colombia's most glorious beaches.
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Days 12-13 Villa de Leyva

Settle in among the quaint whitewashed villas and expansive cobblestone plazas of Colombia's best preserved colonial city. Don't miss out on a visit to the traditional farmers' market for the chance to snack on some local delicacies.
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Days 14-15 Bogota

Resting among emerald, mist-shrouded mountains, the cosmopolitan streets of Bogota are sure to delight. Take a walk through the colourful laneways of the city's historic heart, La Candelaria. Boasting a wealth of cosy cafes and colonial churches, this is a neighbourhood full of surprises. For breathtaking views of this sprawling capital, head to the top of Montserrat where scenic mountain-top cafes offer an escape from the chilly Andean air.
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