The first day is dedicated to visiting the city ofCartagena. Stroll along the colonial buildings of the historical center, decipher the graffiti of Getsemaní and watch the sunset from a rooftop with a fine cocktail.
Rincon del Maris a small coastal village with a beautiful beach, 3 hours from Cartagena. You can use public orprivate transportationto get there in the afternoon. Travel only with a small bag and let the rest at your hotel in Cartagena.
Day 4: Colorful fishes
It’s time to go swimming with Nemo and Dory. There is a good diving center in town. Otherwise, you can decide to go spearfishing with the local fishermen (free diving).
Day 5: Isla Tintipan
Talk with a fisherman to take you to Tintipan Island in the early afternoon (30 min ride).
Day 6: Isla Tintipan
Relax on the white sand beach, go swimming or visit the nearby islands for the day.
Day 7: Back to Cartagena
The Tranq it easy boat should pick you up around 11 am to go back to Cartagena (2h ride). Go back to the same hotel, rest a few hours and go out for sunset.
2nd week: La Sierra Nevada
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Day 8: Minca
Take a door-to-door shuttle to Santa Marta in the morning (4h) and stop at Cootransminca. Then jump on a van toMinca(40 min). Stay in a hotel in the surroundings to enjoy the views and breathtaking sunsets.
Day 9: Waterfalls and coffee
Go bird watching at dawn, followed by a relaxing swim in the nearby waterfalls. Then take a coffee or chocolate tour in the afternoon.
Day 10: Costeño Beach
Private or public transportation (2 buses) from Minca to your hotel on the beaches between Tayrona and Buritaca (2h).
Day 11: Tayrona
Wake up early to be at the El Zaino entrance of Tayrona Park at 7 am. You will reach Cabo San Juan (the best beach) within 2-3 hours. Reserve your hammock for the night and enjoy the surroundings. There is a restaurant on-site.
Day 12: Costeño Beach
Enjoy Tayrona park before going back to El Zaino in the early afternoon. Then take a bus back to your hotel on the beach.
Day 13: Palomino
Stop a bus on the side of the road and go to Palomino. It is a well-known beach town with good restaurants and a few bars. Organize a tubing activity on the river (2h) in the morning.
Day 14: Santa Marta
Return to Santa Marta (2h) to take your international flight.