Colombia Travel Tips

3 Days in Medellín: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 25 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

“The main risk in Medellín,” you’ll be warned at every turn, “is that you won’t want to leave.” With its stunning setting amidst scenic mountains, fine dining and nightlife, glorious green ...  Read more

Bogota by Bike

By Viator, July 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Biking is alive and well in Bogota. Colombians love to bike; during the week office workers in suits zip by on their way to the office and on the weekend whole families bike together. And of course, ...  Read more

3 Days in Bogota: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 48 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

This enormous city of more than eight million people is a world-class cultural destination, with some 60 museums, scores of gorgeous Spanish colonial churches, and dozens of pretty parks, plazas, ...  Read more

3 Days in Santa Marta: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2014

Tours & Tickets

Day 1:  History in Colombia’s Oldest City Start your trip in Santa Marta with a dose of history. This city, founded in 1525, is the oldest city in Colombia, and the historic center is perfect to ...  Read more

3 Days in Cartagena: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, May 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 38 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

This Spanish colonial gem, with some of the hemisphere’s loveliest architecture, built right on the brilliant blue Caribbean, should already be a world-class destination. And, certainly, it already ...  Read more

Nightlife in Bogota: La Zona Rosa

By Viator, April 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 5 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

While the vast majority of Bogota’s tourist attractions are in the Candelaria, the city’s historic center, nightlife in this hipster stronghold may disappoint travelers with more sophisticated ...  Read more

Hiking and Adventure in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

By Viator, April 2014

Tours & Tickets

Colombia has the largest amount of bird, amphibian and butterfly species in the world and the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is home to many of them. This is the highest coastal mountain range in the ...  Read more

Best Beaches in Tayrona National Park

By Viator, April 2014

Tours & Tickets

Tayrona National Park, on the northeast coast of Colombia, has some of the most beautiful beaches not only in Colombia but in all of South America. These beaches are part of a protected national park ...  Read more

Colonial History in Cartagena

By Viator, February 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 18 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Treasures and pirates abound in the history of Cartagena de Indias. Founded in 1533 by Don Pedro de Heredia, this Caribbean city on the coast of Colombia is surrounded by high walls and the most ...  Read more

Hiking El Penol from Medellin

By Paige , Nicaragua, December 2012

One of the most relaxing day trips from Medellin is an excursion to El Penol. This popular outdoor destination is located about 86km (53mi) northeast of Medellin proper, close to the adorable ...  Read more

Bogota’s La Candelaria Neighborhood

By Paige , Nicaragua, November 2012

The Spanish Colonial heart of Bogota, Colombia, is La Candelaria, and unlike other historic districts you’ll find when strolling in Latin America, this vibrant, artsy neighborhood is anything but ...  Read more

Day Trips from Cartagena

By Ernest White , March 2013

Cartagena might be the jewel of Colombia’s Caribbean coast, but that doesn’t mean that visitors to this gorgeous colonial city aren’t also interested in treasures that might be buried a little ...  Read more

Bus Travel in Colombia

By Ernest White , March 2013

Straddling three branches of the Andes, with two coasts and a blanket of jungle on either side, Colombia may not seem like an easy country in which to get around by bus, and historically, it wasn’t. ...  Read more

Nightlife in Medellín

By Ernest White , February 2013

Being Colombia’s second city and newfound expat paradise, Medellín has a lot to prove. But with a rack of nightclubs playing everything from salsa and rock to reggaeton and vallenato (a popular ...  Read more

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