53 days in South America Itinerary

53 days in South America Itinerary

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Start: Dublin, Ireland
Fly:  18 h 45 min
1
Salvador, Brazil
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 15 min
5
Salta, Argentina
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
6
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Ushuaia, Argentina
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
8
El Calafate, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
9
Mendoza, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
10
Santiago, Chile
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
11
Asuncion, Paraguay
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 30 min
12
Santa Cruz, Bolivia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
13
Uyuni, Bolivia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
14
La Paz, Bolivia
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
15
Cusco, Peru
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
16
Lima, Peru
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
17
Quito, Ecuador
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
18
Bogota, Colombia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
19
Cartagena, Colombia
— 4 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Dublin, Ireland

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Salvador, Brazil

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
On the 2nd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Farol da Barra, thensteep yourself in history at Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Elevator Lacerda, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Misericordia Museum and then take a stroll through Pelourinho.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salvador trip builder.

Dublin, Ireland to Salvador is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dublin to Salvador. In July, Salvador is somewhat warmer than Dublin - with highs of 31°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Salvador

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Beaches
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Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
Elevator Lacerda ©
Elevator Lacerda

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nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rio de Janeiro: Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi (in Niteroi) and Petropolis (Museu de Cera de Petropolis, Cervejaria Bohemia, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Our Lady of the Candelaria, and get curious at Museu do Amanha.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salvador to Rio de Janeiro takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Rio de Janeiro when traveling from Salvador in July, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Montevideo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Petropolis, Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro

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nights
Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Montevideo, thenwander the streets of Ciudad Vieja, thenmake a trip to Plaza Independencia, and finally go for a walk through Rambla de Montevideo. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Mercado Agricola Montevideo - MAM and then wander the streets of Pocitos.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Montevideo trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in July, expect nights in Montevideo to be much colder, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Montevideo

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja

1
night
Iguazu National Park, Argentina

Iguazu National Park ©
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Salto Bernabe Mendez and then admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Iguazu National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Fly from Montevideo to Iguazu National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Montevideo in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Iguazu National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Salta.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez

1
night
Salta, Argentina

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Iglesia Nuestra Senora de La Candelaria de La Vina, learn more about the world around you at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, thenmake a trip to Plaza 9 de Julio, thendon't miss a visit to Plaza Anfiteatro, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Cerro San Bernardo. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Plazoleta IV Siglos, examine the collection at Salta Cabildo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Salta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Menor San Francisco, thendon't miss a visit to Calle Balcarce, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Virgen de los Tres Cerritos.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Salta road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Iguazu National Park to Salta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Iguazu National Park in July since evenings lows in Salta dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Salta

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica Menor San Francisco ©
Basilica Menor San Francisco
Cathedral of Salta ©
Cathedral of Salta
Virgen de los Tres Cerritos ©
Virgen de los Tres Cerritos

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nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Buenos Aires is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, and contemplate the long history of Casa Rosada.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Salta to Buenos Aires takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Salta in July, plan for little chillier days in Buenos Aires, with highs around 17°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta

1
night
Ushuaia, Argentina

Ushuaia ©
Often called the "End of the World" because of its position on the southernmost tip of South America, the expanding city of Ushuaia serves as both a busy commercial port and attractive tourist hub.
On the 17th (Fri), explore the activities along Canal Beagle and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tierra del Fuego National Park. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities and then examine the collection at Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ushuaia trip maker tool.

Fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in July, things will get a bit cooler in Ushuaia: highs are around 5°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Nature Tours
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Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Off-Road Tours
Canal Beagle ©
Canal Beagle

2
nights
El Calafate, Argentina

El Calafate ©
El Calafate tourism thrives mostly thanks to the city's proximity to a World Heritage-listed national park, famed for containing over 40 large glaciers.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lago Argentino and then examine the collection at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the El Calafate road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Ushuaia to El Calafate takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Ushuaia in July, plan for slightly colder days in El Calafate, with highs around 1°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature Museums
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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico ©
Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico
Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino

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nights
Mendoza, Argentina

Mendoza ©
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): stroll around Parque General San Martin, admire the local landmark of Fuente de los Continentes, thendo a tasting at Bodega Roberto Bonfanti, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Bodega Budeguer, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Parque Provincial Aconcagua, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Casa Tapaus Destilados.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mendoza trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from El Calafate to Mendoza in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from El Calafate in July, you will find days in Mendoza are much warmer (17°C), and nights are about the same (2°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries Tours Parks
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Bodega Roberto Bonfanti ©
Bodega Roberto Bonfanti
Parque General San Martin ©
Parque General San Martin
Wine Tours & Tastings

6
nights
Santiago, Chile

Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Explore Santiago's surroundings by going to Concha y Toro (in Pirque) and Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile (in Valle Nevado). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, make a trip to Cerro Santa Lucia, stop by Patio Bellavista, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Santiago day trip planning website.

Fly from Mendoza to Santiago in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mendoza to Santiago. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Asuncion.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Concha y Toro, Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile
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Food Tours
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia

1
night
Asuncion, Paraguay

Asuncion ©
Paraguay's capital and economic center, Asuncion ranks among the youngest cities on the continent, with more than half of its residents under 30 years of age.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Casa de la Independencia, pause for some photo ops at The National Pantheon of Heroes and Oratory of the Virgin Our Lady Saint Mary of the Asuncion, thenget a sense of history and politics at Palacio de López, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza de los Desaparecidos. On the next day, get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping del Sol, thenbrowse the range of quality goods at Paseo La Galeria, and then don't miss a visit to Costanera de Asuncion.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Asuncion trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Santiago to Asuncion takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Asuncion sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Asuncion

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Shopping del Sol ©
Shopping del Sol
Palacio de López ©
Palacio de López

2
nights
Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Santa Cruz ©
More populous than the capital and La Paz, and one of the fastest-growing cities in the world, Santa Cruz has become a thriving commercial center, yet retained some of the trappings of tradition.
On the 31st (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Santa Cruz, thenget into the urban bustle at Casa Cultural Melchor Pinto, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Guembe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Artecampo. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia La Santa Cruz and then don't miss a visit to Plaza 24 de Septiembre.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Santa Cruz holiday maker app.

Fly from Asuncion to Santa Cruz in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Asuncion in July, Santa Cruz is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Uyuni.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Catedral de Santa Cruz ©
Catedral de Santa Cruz
Guembe ©
Guembe
Casa Cultural Melchor Pinto ©
Casa Cultural Melchor Pinto

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nights
Uyuni, Bolivia

Uyuni ©
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): head off the coast to Isla Incahuasi and then take in the dramatic natural features at Salar de Uyuni. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Cristobal Lipez.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Uyuni day trip app.

Fly from Santa Cruz to Uyuni in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, Uyuni is colder than Santa Cruz - with highs of 7°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Uyuni

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Salar de Uyuni ©
Salar de Uyuni
Isla Incahuasi ©
Isla Incahuasi
Iglesia San Cristobal Lipez ©
Iglesia San Cristobal Lipez

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nights
La Paz, Bolivia

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): push the limits with an extreme tour and then explore the striking landscape at Valley of the Moon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): make a trip to Mercado de Las Brujas, make a trip to Mi Teleferico, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the La Paz online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Uyuni to La Paz takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Uyuni in August, plan for a bit warmer days in La Paz, with highs around 18°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in La Paz

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Mercado de Las Brujas ©
Mercado de Las Brujas
Valley of the Moon ©
Valley of the Moon

2
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Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Go for a jaunt from Cusco to Maras to see Salinas de Maras about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Sacsayhuaman, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Qorikancha, admire the striking features of Centro Historico De Cusco, and explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Precolombino.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cusco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from La Paz to Cusco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from La Paz to Cusco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from La Paz in August, things will get a bit warmer in Cusco: highs are around 24°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Salinas de Maras
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

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Lima, Peru

Lima ©
Founded in 1535 by Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, Lima represents an interesting blend of modern attractions and preserved colonial architecture, much of it clustered in the World Heritage-listed city center.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take a stroll through Miraflores, delve into the distant past at Huaca Pucllana, and then admire the local landmark of Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor). On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco, thenwander the streets of Barranco, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lima travel planning tool.

Getting from Cusco to Lima by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cusco in August, expect much hotter with lows of 18°C in Lima. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Quito.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) ©
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)

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Quito, Ecuador

Quito ©
High in the Andean foothills, Quito remains one of the world's most photogenic capital cities, featuring two dramatic mountain ranges as its backdrop.
Step out of Quito with an excursion to Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve in Calacali--about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, make a trip to El Panecillo, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica del Voto Nacional, and get to know the fascinating history of Quito Old Town.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Quito itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Lima to Quito takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Lima, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Quito, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Quito

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve
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Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila ©
Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania ©
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania
Mitad Del Mundo ©
Mitad Del Mundo

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Bogota, Colombia

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 15th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Colombia, take in the spiritual surroundings of La Catedral Primada, thensee the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), thenexamine the collection at Museo Internacional De La Esmeralda, and finally look for gifts at Vitrina Guayca. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monserrate, admire the masterpieces at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, and then steep yourself in history at Bolivar Square.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bogota trip tool.

Fly from Quito to Bogota in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Quito in August: high temperatures in Bogota hover around 22°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums Parks Nature
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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

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Cartagena, Colombia

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.
Step out of Cartagena with an excursion to Playa Blanca in Isla Baru--about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, steep yourself in history at Torre del Reloj, and meet the residents at Oceanario.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cartagena day trip planner.

You can fly from Bogota to Cartagena in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bogota in August, things will get warmer in Cartagena: highs are around 38°C and lows about 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Oceanario, Playa Blanca
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Walled City of Cartagena ©
Walled City of Cartagena
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas ©
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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