Colombia Golf Trip Itinerary for 26 Days

Colombia Golf trip Itinerary Map 26 days

Last updated on September 13th, 2023 at 02:10 pm

Dear Readers,
My name is Frank and I run a travel agency in Bogota, Colombia.

At the end of this itinerary, you will find a list of many other helpful travel plans and golf trips for Colombia with different durations.

All our golf holidays in Colombia are custom made for you, our travel agency is located in Bogota, Colombia.

Content

Summary of the Colombia Golf Trip

Day 1 – Bogota
Day 2 – Bogota – La Cima Golf Course – Bogota
Day 3 – Bogota
Day 4 – Bogota – El Rincon Cajica Golf Course – Bogota
Day 5 – Bogota – San Andres Funza Golf Course – Bogota
Day 6 – Bogota – Bogota Golf Course – Cali
Day 7 – Cali
Day 8 – Cali – Golf Course Lake House – Cali
Day 9 – Cali – Golf Course Farallones – Cali
Day 10 – Cali – Salento
Day 11 – Salento – Golf Course Armenia – Salento
Day 12 – Salento – Golf Course Manizales – Salento
Day 13 – Salento
Day 14 – Salento – Medellin
Day 15 – Medellin – El Rodeo Golf Course – Medellin
Day 16 – Medellin – La Macarena Golf Course Rionegro – Medellin
Day 17 – Medellin – Campestre Golf Course Rionegro – Bucaramanga
Day 18 – Bucaramanga
Day 19 – Bucaramanga – Campestre Golf Course – Bucaramanga
Day 20 – Bucaramanga – Ruitoque Golf Course – Bucaramanga
Day 21 – Bucaramanga – Cartagena
Day 22 – Cartagena – Campestre Golf Course – Cartagena
Day 23 – Cartagena – Karibana Golf Course – Cartagena
Day 24 – Cartagena
Day 25 – Cartagena – Rosario Islands – Cartagena
Day 26 – Cartagena – Departure

Planned destinations for the Colombia Golf Trip

Bogota

Bogota is the capital of Colombia with over 10 million inhabitants. It is Colombia’s political, economic, cultural and tourist center and generates most of the national GDP.

At over 2,600 meters (8,600 feet) above sea level, it is the third-highest capital city in South America. With average temperatures of 7° C – 20° C (45° F – 68° F), the climate varies between cold and temperate. Bogota has an area of 1,775 km2 (685 sq mi), which is more than twice the size of Singapore.

Bogota was founded by the Spanish in 1538 but was already inhabited by the Pre-Muiscas. Most of the tourist attractions are located in the historic center of La Candelaria. The city’s wide range of cultural offerings, represented in museums, theaters and libraries, has earned it the name “South American Athens”.

Some essential sights in Bogota are the local mountain Monserrate, the Gold and Botero Museum as well as the food markets Paloquemao and La Perseverancia.

Cali

Cali is the third largest city in Colombia and the capital of the Valle del Cauca department. The city is 1,080 meters (3,339 feet) above sea level and the average temperature is 26° C (78° F). The population is over 2.2 million.

Cali is a vibrant metropolis with a rich history and diverse culture. Located in the southwest of the country, the city is known for its lively atmosphere, vibrant street scenes and passionate music and dance traditions.

The city was founded in the 16th century and has since developed into an important economic and cultural center. Cali is famous for its salsa music and dance scene, which has gained international fame. Salsa festivals and competitions are regularly held here, attracting dancers from all over the world.

Cali offers a diverse culinary scene ranging from traditional Colombian dishes to international cuisines. The city is surrounded by stunning scenery, including the majestic Andes and the nearby Cauca Valley.

Local culture is reflected in the many art galleries, museums and cultural events that take place throughout the year. The historic old town of Cali offers a mix of colonial architecture and modern life, while modern neighborhoods are home to vibrant businesses and shopping centers.

Colombian Coffee Triangle

The Colombian Coffee Triangle, also called the coffee region or zona cafetera, is a scenic and culturally rich area in central Colombia. Made up of three departments: Caldas, Quindío and Risaralda, it includes numerous charming towns and lush landscapes.

The Coffee Triangle is known for its first-class coffee production and is one of the top coffee-growing regions in the world. Coffee growing is deeply rooted in the region’s culture and history, and the region’s fertile volcanic soils and ideal climate create perfect conditions for growing high-quality coffee beans.

This region offers stunning landscapes of rolling hills, emerald valleys and scenic mountain ranges. Adorned with vibrant coffee plantations, colorful flower farms and cloud forests, the area offers breathtaking views at every turn.

The region is dotted with charming colonial towns and villages, each with its unique character and architectural charm. Cities like Salento, Filandia and Manizales are characterized by well-preserved colonial-style buildings, cobblestone streets and colorful facades that add to the region’s allure.

Salento

Salento is a charming and picturesque town in the heart of Colombia’s coffee region, exactly in the department of Quindío. Salento is known for its stunning landscapes, vibrant culture, colorful architecture and proximity to the stunning Cocora Valley. The coffee culture is deeply rooted in the city’s identity.

Visitors can explore coffee plantations, called “fincas“, and learn about the coffee-making process, from picking the beans to roasting and brewing the aromatic beverage. One of Salento’s main attractions is the day trip to the Cocora Valley, a natural wonderland. The valley is famous for its towering wax palms, the tallest palm trees in the world and the national tree of Colombia. Hiking is the main activity here.

Salento has a charming colonial-style architecture with brightly painted houses and balconies adorned with flowers. The city’s main square, Plaza de Bolívar, is a hub of activity with its colorful facades and charming cafés. The town is home to several art galleries and craft shops where visitors can shop for local artwork, handmade souvenirs, and traditional crafts including pottery, weaving and painting.

Filandia

Filandia is located in the department of Quindío and it is known for its breathtaking landscapes, colonial architecture, coffee culture and warm hospitality.

The city’s main square, Plaza de Bolívar, is well-preserved and features a historic church exuding a peaceful atmosphere. The surrounding region is dotted with coffee plantations and visitors have the opportunity to learn about the coffee-making process and taste the world-famous Colombian coffee.

The Mirador de Filandia, or the town viewpoint, offers spectacular views of the lush valleys and coffee plantations below. The village is known for its vibrant arts and crafts scene. Visitors can explore numerous craft shops where local artisans display their creations, including pottery, weaving and woodwork that you can buy as a souvenir.

Buenavista

Buenavista is a scenic town in the Quindío department of Colombia’s coffee region. This charming village nestled amidst the lush green coffee plantation landscape offers visitors a peaceful retreat into Colombia’s coffee-growing heritage.

Visitors can explore coffee plantations or “fincas” and learn about the coffee-making process here too. The city is surrounded by stunning scenery, including rolling hills, fertile valleys and sweeping views of the Andes.

The picturesque landscapes make Buenavista a perfect destination for nature lovers and those seeking tranquility. Buenavista keeps the charming colonial-style architecture with colorful, adorned houses. The city’s central square, Plaza de Bolívar, is a wonderful place to immerse yourself in the colonial ambiance and soak up the local atmosphere.

Medellin

Medellin is the second most populous city after Bogota. The city has a favorable geographic location in the broadest part of the natural region known as the Valley of Aburrá, located in the central Andes at 1,495 meters (4,905 feet) above sea level. This keeps the city at a comfortable temperature of between 14° C and 26° C (57° F to 79° F).

This spring climate in East Antioquia gives the region the privilege of being the second largest flower producer and exporter in the world, which is why Medellin is known as the “City of Eternal Spring” and the “Capital of the Mountain”.

The city has a modern infrastructure – it is the only city in Colombia with a subway system – and is considered the innovation center of the country. Museums, interactive parks, churches and city tours are among the attractions in Medellín. Must-do activities in Medellin include the graffiti tour in Comuna 13, visiting Arvi Park, taking photos in Botero Square and exploring the Botanical Gardens.

Bucaramanga

Bucaramanga is the capital of the department of Santander and is located in the northeastern part of Colombia, in the Andes. The city stretches across a valley between the Andean mountain ranges and has an elevation of approximately 959 meters (3,146 feet) above sea level. It is surrounded by scenic landscapes including the Chicamocha Canyon, one of the deepest canyons in the world.

The population of Bucaramanga is approximately 550,000 inhabitants. So, in conjunction with the surrounding communes and suburbs, the city forms a significant urban agglomeration.

Bucaramanga is considered the economic center of the region. The economy is based on various sectors, including the food industry, textile industry, shoe manufacturing, metal processing and services. The city is also known for its thriving healthcare and education industries.

Bucaramanga offers a rich cultural scene with theatres, museums, art galleries and music venues. The city has a beautiful old town with colonial architecture and charming squares. Nearby Chicamocha National Park attracts tourists with breathtaking scenery, adventure sports and recreational opportunities.

Founded in 1622, Bucaramanga played an important role during the independence movements in Colombia. The city has a rich history that is reflected in museums and historical sites.

Chicamocha Canyon

The Chicamocha Canyon, also known as Cañón del Chicamocha in Spanish, is a spectacular natural wonder in the Santander department of Colombia. One of the largest in South America, this awe-inspiring canyon offers breathtaking views, exciting outdoor activities, and a rich natural and cultural heritage.

With its deep gorges, towering cliffs and meandering Chicamocha River, the canyon’s geological formations create a dramatic landscape that fascinates visitors from the various vantage points and lookouts.

Cartagena

In terms of tourism, Cartagena is probably the most important Colombian city after Bogota. It is the capital of the Bolivar department on the north coast of Colombia. The average temperature is 32°C (89°F), so the climate is hot but windy as it is at sea level.

Over 500 years of history can be found here, proof of that is that Cartagena was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. Its perfect location directly on the Caribbean Sea and its beautiful colonial old town (Ciudad Amurallada) enchant national and international tourists, who can also travel there by cruise ship.

In the historical center, you will find many attractions featuring the famous Castle of San Felipe de Barajas, boutique hotels and restaurants. The walled city is also known as a popular honeymoon destination for the romance of its streets and architecture.

Rosario Islands

The Rosario Islands, also called “Islas del Rosario” locally, are a group of idyllic and paradisiacal islands in the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Cartagena, Colombia.

This archipelago is famous for its crystal-clear turquoise waters, coral reefs and diverse marine life, making it a desirable destination for beach lovers and snorkelers. In fact, it is part of the Rosario and San Bernardo Coral National Park, established to protect the region’s valuable marine ecosystems. The coral reefs are teeming with colorful marine life, including tropical fish, sea turtles and rays.

The Rosario Islands offer a true Caribbean paradise experience with their white sandy beaches, palm-fringed shores and warm tropical waters. The islands are an escape from the busy city life of Cartagena and offer a calm and relaxed atmosphere.

Isla Grande is the largest and most popular island in the archipelago. It offers various accommodation options, restaurants and beach clubs, so it is an ideal base point for exploring the area. The Rosario Islands are easily accessible from Cartagena and many tour operators offer day trips and excursions to the islands.

Golf courses of the Colombia Golf Trip

Golf courses in Bogota

La Cima Golf Club, La Calera

Website: https://www.clubdegolflacima.com/

Location: Km 13 via Bogotá – La Calera
Altitude: 3,000 meters above sea level (9,842 feet asl)
Average temperature: 5 – 17º Celsius (41 – 63º Fahrenheit)
Time to city center: 50 minutes by car
Onsite hotel: No
Onsite restaurant: Yes

Located in the municipality of La Calera on the eastern hills of Bogotá, La Cima Golf Club is one of the best and few public golf courses in Colombia.

  • Holes: 18
  • Score: 70
  • Types of grass:
    • Fairways: Kikuyo
    • Greens: Bentgrass – Poa
  • Length: 6,089 yards
  • Designer: Boris Sokoloff
  • Caddy: Mandatory
  • Golf Cart: No
  • Rental Equipment: Yes

Club El Rincón, Cajicá

Website: http://www.clubelrincon.com/

Location: Km. 26 Carretera Central Norte Via Sopó , Cajicá , Cundinamarca
Altitude: 2,558 meters above sea level (8,392 feet asl)
Average temperature: 6 – 20º Celsius (43 – 68º Fahrenheit)
Time to city center: 1 hour 30 minutes by car
Onsite hotel: No
Onsite restaurant: Yes

North of Bogota, near the municipality of Cajicá, the El Rincón Club was founded by 8 friends and golf lovers and is now one of the best in the country.

It is one of the most prestigious golf courses in the country and is considered one of the top 50 in the world. In 1980, golfers from different countries gathered there to take part in the World Cup, one of the most important events in the club’s history.

  • Holes: 18
  • Score: 72
  • Types of grass:
    • Fairways: Kikuyo
    • Green: Bent Grass
  • Length: 7,150 yards
  • Designer: Robert Trent Jones
  • Caddy: Mandatory
  • Golf carts: Only in exceptional cases
  • Rental equipment: Limited

San Andrés Golf Club, Funza

Website: http://sanandresgolfclub.com/

Location: Cl. 15 #24 – 80, Funza , Cundinamarca
Altitude: 2,548 meters above sea level (8,359 feet asl)
Average temperature: 6 – 20º Celsius (43 – 68º Fahrenheit)
Time to city center: 1 hour 20 minutes by car
Onsite hotel: No
Onsite restaurant: Yes

The San Andrés Golf Club is located in western Bogotá. It preserves Scottish architecture and is one of the oldest golf courses in Colombia. The club also has one of the few 18-hole children’s golf courses.

  • Holes: 18
  • Score: 72
  • Types of grass:
    • Fairways: Kikuyo
    • Green: Poa
  • Length: 7,145 yards
  • Designer: Thompson & Jones
  • Caddy: Mandatory
  • Golf carts: Only in exceptional cases
  • Rental equipment: Limited

Golf Courses in Cali

Los Farallones Country Club, Cali

Website: http://clubfarallones.org/

Location: Avenida El Banco, carrera 127 parcelación Alférez Real, Cali, Valle del Cauca
Altitude: 1,000 meters above sea level (3,280 feet asl)
Average temperature: 19 – 30° Celsius (66 – 86° Fahrenheit)
Time to city center: 45 minutes by car
Onsite hotel: No
Onsite restaurant: Yes

The golf school at Los Farallones Country Club is the oldest in the country. Well-known national golfers such as Luis Nelson, Jorge Luis, Eduardo and Robert Herrera, Bernardo González and Martha Cecilia Vargas were trained there. In addition to the 18-hole course, the club has a driving range and 2 putting greens.

  • Holes: 18
  • Score: 73
  • Types of grass:
    • Fairways: Bermuda Tifway 419
    • Green: Bermuda Tifgreen 328
  • Length: 7,413 yards
  • Designer: Fernando Gamboa
  • Caddy: Mandatory
  • Golf Cart: Yes
  • Rental equipment: No

Lake House Resort, Country Club & Spa

Website: https://www.lakehouse.com.co/

Location: Carretera Panamericana KM 35 Via Popayán, Santander de Quilichao, Valle del Cauca
Altitude: 1,000 meters above sea level (3,280 feet asl)
Average temperature: 19 – 30° Celsius (66 – 86° Fahrenheit)
Time to city center: 90 minutes by car
Onsite hotel: Yes
Onsite restaurant: Yes

  • Holes: 18
  • Score: 
  • Types of grass:
    • Fairway:
    • Green:
  • Length:  yards
  • Designers: 
  • Caddy: Mandatory
  • Golf Cart: Yes
  • Rental equipment: 

Golf courses in the Coffee Triangle

Armenia Country Club

Website: https://www.clubcampestrearmenia.net

Location: Km. 10 via Armenia – Aeropuerto International El Edén , Armenia, Quindío
Elevation: 1,480 meters above sea level (4,855 feet asl)
Average temperature: 15 – 28º Celsius (59 – 82º Fahrenheit)
Time to city center: 25 minutes by car
Onsite hotel: Yes
Onsite restaurant: Yes

The Armenia Country Club is located on the outskirts of the city, in an area with beautiful hilly landscapes full of coffee plantations, tall palm trees and a fresh atmosphere.

  • Holes: 18
  • Score: 71
  • Types of grass:
    • Fairways: Bermuda
    • Green: Poa
  • Length: 6,588 yards
  • Designers: Rafael & Jaime Villegas – Fernando Gamboa
  • Caddy: Mandatory
  • Golf Cart: Yes
  • Rental Equipment: Limited

Manizales Country Club

Website: https://www.clubmanizales.co/sede-campestre/

Location: Vereda Las Pavas, Via Manizales – Chinchiná, Manizales, Caldas
Altitude: 1,250 meters above sea level (4,101 ft asl)
Average temperature: 13 – 22º Celsius (55 – 72º Fahrenheit)
Time to city center: 30 minutes by car
Onsite hotel: No
Onsite restaurant: Yes

The Country Club in the rural area of Manizales is part of the three locations of Club Manizales. This one includes a golf course surrounded by an enchanting coffee landscape.

  • Holes: 18
  • Score: 72
  • Types of grass:
    • Fairway: Tifway 419
    • Green: Tifgreen 328
  • Length: 6,602 yards
  • Designers: Rafael & Jaime Villegas – Fernando Gamboa
  • Caddy: Mandatory
  • Golf Cart: No
  • Rental equipment: No

Golf courses in Medellin

Club El Rodeo, Medellín

Website: http://www.clubelrodeo.co/

Location: Avenida 80, Calle 2 Sur # 65 – 535, Medellín, Antioquia
Altitude: 1,550 meters above sea level (5,085 feet asl)
Average temperature: 18–30º Celsius (64–86° Fahrenheit)
Time to city center: 15 minutes by car
Onsite hotel: No
Onsite restaurant: Yes

The exclusive El Rodeo Club features an 18-hole golf course with high biodiversity, unique landscapes and a driving range. On this course, you have to be prepared for low-lying aircraft, as the place is in the approach path of the city airport. However, as it is a domestic airport, the flight frequency is low and most aircraft are propeller-driven.

  • Holes: 18
  • Score: 72
  • Types of grass:
    • Fairways: Bermuda Tifgreen 328
    • Green: Bermuda Tid Dwarf
  • Length: 8,808 yards
  • Designer: Canadian Golf Landscaping
  • Caddy: Mandatory
  • Golf Cart: Yes
  • Rental Equipment: Limited 

Golf Club La Macarena

Website: None

Location: Calle 41 # 33 – 595, Rionegro, Antioquia

Elevation: 2,100 meters above sea level (6,890 feet asl)
Average temperature: 14–22º Celsius (57–72º Fahrenheit)
Time to city center: 45 minutes by car
On-site hotel: No
On-site restaurant: Yes

In La Macarena golf course, obstacles such as bunkers, large lakes and trees are strategically placed.

  • Holes: 18
  • Score: 72
  • Types of grass:
    • Fairways: Bermuda Tifgreen 328
    • Green: Bermuda Tid Dwarf
  • Length: 6,792 yards
  • Designer: Mark Mahannah
  • Caddy: Yes
  • Golf Cart: Yes
  • Rental Equipment: Limited

Llanogrande Country Club, Rionegro

Website: http://www.clubcampestre.co/deportes/golf/

Location: Vereda Cabeceras, Rionegro, Antioquia
Altitude: 2,150 meters above sea level (7,053 feet asl)
Average temperature: 14–22º Celsius (57 – 72º Fahrenheit)
Time to city center: 45 minutes by car
Onsite hotel: Yes
Onsite restaurant: Yes

The Llanogrande Country Club, on the outskirts of the capital of Antioquia, in the municipality of Rionegro, is an excellent option to practice sports and spend a relaxing time away from the city noise. The club not only offers accommodation in its own hotel, local and international cuisine and relaxation rooms, but also has facilities for 12 different sports.

For golf lovers, the club offers an 18-hole course with excellent technical conditions, as well as another 9-hole course in the Medellin headquarters.

  • Holes: 18
  • Score: 72
  • Types of grass:
    • Fairways: Kikuyo – Trenza
    • Green: Bent grass
  • Length: 7,022 yards
  • Designer: Jaime & Rafael Villegas
  • Caddy: Mandatory
  • Golf Cart: No
  • Rental equipment: no

Golf courses in Santander

Bucaramanga Country Club

Website: https://www.campestrebucaramanga.com/

Location: Carrera 21 # 30 – 02 Cañaveral, Área Metropolitana de Bucaramanga
Altitude: 960 meters above sea level (3,149 feet asl)
Average temperature: 21 – 28º Celsius (70 – 82º Fahrenheit)
Time to city center: 25 minutes by car
Onsite hotel: Yes
Onsite restaurant: Yes

This golf course is listed as one of the best in Latin America and among the top 5 in Colombia according to the American magazine Golf Digest in 2016. It has hosted major tournaments and championships such as the Latin American PGA Tour, Armando Payana Cup, South American Youth Championship, 4th Latin American Senior Amateur Golf Championship and various business tournaments.

The Bucaramanga Country Club also features a 9-hole executive course.

  • Holes: 18
  • Score: 72
  • Types of grass:
    • Fairways: Bermuda Tifway 419
    • Green: Bermuda Tifgreen 328
  • Length: 6,349 yards
  • Designer: Mark Mahannah
  • Caddy: Mandatory
  • Golf Cart: Yes
  • Rental Equipment: Limited

Ruitoque Golf Country Club, Bucaramanga

Website: www.ruitoquegolf.com

Location: Kilometro 7 vía Bucaramanga – Piedecuesta , Santander
Altitude: 1,330 meters above sea level (4,363 feet asl)
Average temperature: 20 – 28º Celsius (68 – 82° Fahrenheit)
Time to city center: 30 minutes by car
Onsite hotel: Yes
Onsite restaurant: Yes

Ruitoque Country Club is located in a valley between the Bucramanga plateau and the Ruitoque Hill. It stands out for its sports, leisure, gastronomic and relaxation offer, which is complemented by its accommodation options.

It has an 18-hole course and a 300-meter practice course, Andalucía, suitable for long or short games and where classes are offered by professionals certified by the Colombian Golf Federation. Several tournaments such as the Aseduis and the Ryder Cup have taken place here.

  • Holes: 18
  • Score: 71
  • Types of grass:
    • Fairways: Bermuda
    • Green: Bent Grass
  • Length: 6,601 yards
  • Designer: Nicklaus Design
  • Caddy: Mandatory
  • Golf Cart: Yes
  • Rental Equipment: Limited

Golf Courses in Cartagena

Karibana Golf Club Resort

Website: https://www.karibanaclub.com.co/

Location: Km 12 Anillo Vial, via Barranquilla, Cartagena
Altitude: 2 meters above sea level (6.5 feet asl)
Average temperature: 24 – 31º Celsius (75 – 88º Fahrenheit)
Time to city center: 35 minutes by car to old town Onsite
Onsite hotel: Yes
Onsite restaurant: Yes

Nestled between native forest and the beautiful Caribbean beach, the Karibana hotel and golf club is definitely one of the best golf courses in Colombia. The golf course was home to the first Cartagena de Indias at the Karibana Championship (part of the PGA-sanctioned Web.com Tour) in 2015 and the 2019 Colombian Open.

On the first 9 holes, there are 6 artificial lakes surrounded by forests and wide fairways, while the remaining 9 holes offer sea views and require greater effort due to the wind, plus around 135 bunkers. To cool off in the warm climate characteristic of the region, beverage carts drive around the course offering cold beverages to athletes.

  • Holes: 18
  • Score: 72
  • Types of grass:
    • Fairways: Bent
    • Green: Bent
  • Length: 7,065 yards
  • Designer: Nicklaus Design
  • Caddy: No
  • Golf Cart: Yes – With GPS
  • Rental Equipment: Yes

Cartagena Country Club

Website: https://www.clubcampestredecartagena.com/ Facebook

Location: Kilometer 1 via Turbaco, sector Puente Honda
Altitude: 5 meters above sea level (16.4 feet asl)
Average temperature: 24 – 31º Celsius (75 – 88º Fahrenheit)
Time to city center: 55 minutes by car Onsite
Onsite hotel: No
Onsite restaurant: Yes

The Cartagena Country Club was originally founded in 1933 by 57 residents of the Caribbean city, members of the initiative of the Andean National Corporation. Here, members, their families and guests can enjoy social and sporting activities in an exclusive atmosphere on the outskirts of the community.

The club has an 18-hole golf course that hosts various tournaments such as the Ryder Cup, the Cartagena de Indias International Children’s and Youth Tournament, the Fedgolf Cup and its own amateur tournament.

  • Holes: 18
  • Score: 72
  • Types of grass:
    • Fairways: Bermuda
    • Green: Bermuda Tif Dwarf
  • Length: 6,901 yards
  • Designer: Rafael and Jaime Villegas
  • Caddy: Yes
  • Golf Cart: Yes
  • Rental equipment: No

Detailed Colombia Golf Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Bogota

Arrival in Bogota

You will be picked up at the airport in Bogota and driven to your hotel. The bilingual guide will be waiting for you at the airport exit.

Accommodation

Here you will find the best hotel recommendations in Bogota.

Day 2: Bogota – La Cima Golf Course – Bogota

Service

Hotel pick-up: 08:30

La Cima golf course

Tee time: 09:30

Then return to the hotel.

Day 3: Bogota

Full-day city tour of Paloquemao, Monserrate, Museums and La Candelaria

Your first stop is Paloquemao, an iconic place for catering to families and businesses in Bogota. The market offers a wide range of flowers, fruits, vegetables, meat, groceries, dairy products, herbs and much more and the opportunity to taste and learn about fresh fruit juices.

Then visit the “La Candelaria” district and the historic center of Bogota with its colorful colonial buildings and stone streets. During the tour, you will visit the Gold Museum and the Botero Museum, both in La Candelaria.

The Gold Museum is where you can discover the world’s largest collection of pre-Hispanic goldsmith’s art, with around 34,000 pieces of gold and around 25,000 objects in ceramic, stone, bone and textile made by several Colombian indigenous cultures. This museum is closed on Tuesdays.

In the Botero Museum, you will find a large art collection donated by the famous local artist Fernando Botero, including 87 universal works of art and 123 works created by Botero himself. Works by international artists such as Renoir, Monet, Degas, Dalí, Pissarro, Bonnard and others are represented in the museum.

Finally, visit the Sanctuary of Monserrate, the city’s symbol and main tourist attraction. The summit is 3,150 meters (10,334 feet) above sea level and therefore offers spectacular views of the city. To climb the mountain, you can take the cable car or walk up the hiking trail.

Day 4: Bogota – El Rincon Cajica Golf Course – Bogota

Service

Hotel pick-up: 08:30

El Rincon Golf Course

Tee time: 10:00

Then return to the hotel.

Day 5: Bogota – San Andres Funza Golf Course – Bogota

Service

Pick-up: 08:30

San Andres Golf Course

Tee time: 10:00

Then return to the hotel.

Day 6: Bogota – Bogota Golf Course – Cali

Travel day

Service

Hotel pick-up: 08:30

Golf course in Bogota

Tee time: 09:30

Then drive to the airport in Bogota.

Arrive in Cali

You will be picked up at Cali Airport and driven to your hotel. The bilingual guide will be waiting for you at the airport exit.

Day 7: Cali

Full-day city tour of Cali

Discover the impressive Cristo Rey, located at 1,440 meters (4,724 feet) above sea level, from which you have an excellent view of the city. As you descend the mountain, learn about the famous story of the city’s founder and visit the cat park on the banks of the Cali River: “El Gato del Rio” and his cats.

Next, discover why Cali is the salsa capital of the world, with a style all of its own: the salsa caleña. Dance your feet through the Old Town to the salsa beat to enjoy the afternoon breeze as you reconnect with the city’s roots.

Day 8: Cali – Lake House Golf Course – Cali

Service

Pick-up: 08:30

Lake House Golf Course

Tee time: 10:30

Then return to the hotel.

Day 9: Cali – Golf Course Farallones -Cali

Service

Pick-up: 08:30

Farallones golf course

Tee time: 09:30

Then return to the hotel.

Day 10: Cali – Salento

Travel day

Service

Pick-up: 08:30

Drive to the town of Salento in the coffee triangle.

Accommodation

Here you will find the best hotel recommendations in Salento.

Day 11: Salento – Golf Course Armenia – Salento

Service

Pick-up: 08:30

Armenia golf course

Tee time: 10:00

Then return to the hotel.

Day 12: Salento – Manizales Golf Course – Salento

Service

Pick-up: 08:00

Manizales golf course

Tee time: 10:00

Then return to the hotel.

Day 13: Salento – Quindio – Salento

Full-day tour of Quindio

A driver and guide will pick you up at the hotel. The tour will show you the department of Quindio and some of its most precious towns and villages. You will visit 4 destinations full of architecture and impressive culture. The first stop is Salento, followed by Pitalito and Buenavista.

Visit to the Cafe San Alberto coffee farm

This is a top-notch coffee tour. It includes a 2-hour walking tour of Hacienda San Alberto, a farm and cafe in the village of Buenavista. There you will learn about the “from-seed-to-cup” process, visit the quality laboratory and finish with a coffee tasting using alternative methods. The café offers panoramic views of the plantations and surrounding villages. 

Day 14: Salento – Medellin

Travel day

Service

Hotel pick-up: 08:30

Flight to Medellin.

Arrive in Medellin

You will be picked up at the airport in Medellin and driven to your hotel. The bilingual guide will be waiting for you at the airport exit.

Accommodation

Here you will find the best hotel recommendations in Medellin.

Day 15: Medellin – El Rodeo Golf Course – Medellin

Service

Pick-up: 08:30

El Rodeo Golf Course

Tee time: 09:15

Then return to the hotel.

Day 16: Medellin – La Macarena Golf Course Rionegro – Medellin

Service

Hotel pick-up: 08:30

La Macarena Golf Course

Tee time: 10:00

Then return to the hotel.

Day 17: Medellin – Campestre Golf Course Rionegro —Bucaramanga

Travel day

Service

Pick-up: 08:30

Golf course Campestre

Tee time: 10:00

Then drive to the airport in Medellin.

Arrive in Bucaramanga

You will be picked up at the airport in Bucaramanga and driven to your hotel. The bilingual guide will be waiting for you at the airport exit.

Day 18: Bucaramanga

Full-day Tour Chicamocha Canyon and Mesa de los Santos

A driver and guide will pick you up at the hotel. You drive to Mesa de los Santos where you can enjoy a fantastic view over the Chichamocha Canyon.

Day 19: Bucaramanga – Campestre Golf Course – Bucaramanga

Service

Hotel pick-up: 08:30

Campestre golf course

Tee time: 09:30

Then return to the hotel.

Day 20: Bucaramanga – Ruitoque Golf Course – Bucaramanga

Service

Pick-up: 08:30

Ruitoque golf course

Tee time: 10:00

Then return to the hotel.

Day 21: Bucaramanga – Cartagena

Travel day

Service

Hotel pick-up: 08:30

Flight to Cartagena.

Arrival in Cartagena

You will be picked up at the airport in Cartagena and driven to your hotel. The bilingual guide will be waiting for you at the airport exit.

Accommodation

Here you will find the best hotel recommendations in Cartagena.

Day 22: Cartagena – Campestre Golf Course – Cartagena

Service

Pick-up: 08:30

Campestre golf course

Tee time: 10:00

Then return to the hotel.

Day 23: Cartagena – Karibana Golf Course – Cartagena

Service

Pick-up: 08:30

Karibana golf course

Tee time: 09:30

Then return to the hotel.

Day 24: Cartagena

Free day

Day 25: Cartagena

Private Boat Tour to Rosario Islands

The driver will pick you up at the hotel and take you to the pier. There you will embark on a tour of the Rosario Islands, an archipelago in the Caribbean Sea made up of 28 islands. The natural national park was established to protect one of the most important coral reefs on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. From Cartagena, the boat trip takes about 45 minutes.

During the private boat excursion to the islands, you will be taken care of by the captain and an assistant. Cold drinks and delicious snacks round off the view of the blue sea perfectly. You can explore the beaches and islands at your leisure or pursue other activities.

Day 26: Cartagena – Departure

Departure

Today is the last day of your trip. Depending on the departure time, a vehicle will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the airport.

Very Important Info to Know when Visiting Colombia

Colombia Golf Guide

Colombia Travel Guide

Tips & Tricks for travelers visiting Colombia

Medical advice and recommendations for travelers visiting Colombia

Climate and weather overview for Colombia

Travel Itineraries for Golf Trips to Colombia

Travel Itineraries for Colombia

Colombia Travel Itinerary 1 Day

Colombia Travel Itinerary 2 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 3 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 4 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 5 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 6 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 7 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 8 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 9 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 10 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 11 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 12 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 13 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 14 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 15 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 16 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 17 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 18 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 19 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 20 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 21 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 22 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 23 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 24 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 25 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 26 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 27 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 28 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 29 Days

Colombia Travel Itinerary 30 Days

Travel Itineraries for Bogota Colombia

Bogota Colombia Travel Itinerary 1 Day

Bogota Colombia Travel Itinerary 2 Days

Bogota Colombia Travel Itinerary 3 Days

Bogota Colombia Travel Itinerary 4 Days

Bogota Colombia Travel Itinerary 5 Days

Bogota Colombia Travel Itinerary 6 Days

Bogota Colombia Travel Itinerary 7 Days

Travel Itineraries for Medellin Colombia

Medellin Colombia Travel Itinerary 1 Day

Medellin Colombia Travel Itinerary 2 Days

Medellin Colombia Travel Itinerary 3 Days

Medellin Colombia Travel Itinerary 4 Days

Medellin Colombia Travel Itinerary 5 Days

Medellin Colombia Travel Itinerary 6 Days

Medellin Colombia Travel Itinerary 7 Days

Travel Itineraries for Cartagena Colombia

Cartagena Colombia Travel Itinerary 1 Day

Cartagena Colombia Travel Itinerary 2 Days

Cartagena Colombia Travel Itinerary 3 Days

Cartagena Colombia Travel Itinerary 4 Days

Cartagena Colombia Travel Itinerary 5 Days

Cartagena Colombia Travel Itinerary 6 Days

Cartagena Colombia Travel Itinerary 7 Days

Travel Itineraries for Coffee Triangle Colombia

Coffee Triangle Colombia Travel Itinerary 1 Day

Coffee Triangle Colombia Travel Itinerary 2 Days

Coffee Triangle Colombia Travel Itinerary 3 Days

Coffee Triangle Colombia Travel Itinerary 4 Days

Coffee Triangle Colombia Travel Itinerary 5 Days

Coffee Triangle Colombia Travel Itinerary 6 Days

Coffee Triangle Colombia Travel Itinerary 7 Days

Travel Itineraries for Santa Marta Colombia

Santa Marta Colombia Travel Itinerary 1 Day

Santa Marta Colombia Travel Itinerary 2 Days

Santa Marta Colombia Travel Itinerary 3 Days

Santa Marta Colombia Travel Itinerary 4 Days

Santa Marta Colombia Travel Itinerary 5 Days

Santa Marta Colombia Travel Itinerary 6 Days

Santa Marta Colombia Travel Itinerary 7 Days

Travel Itineraries for Cali Colombia

Cali Colombia Travel Itinerary 1 Day

Cali Colombia Travel Itinerary 2 Days

Cali Colombia Travel Itinerary 3 Days

Cali Colombia Travel Itinerary 4 Days

Cali Colombia Travel Itinerary 5 Days

Cali Colombia Travel Itinerary 6 Days

Cali Colombia Travel Itinerary 7 Days

Related Posts

On our Blog you will find information about our past experiences as well as useful tips for planning your trip to Colombia.