Bucaramanga was founded in 1622 but became of population and economic importance in the 1800s. The city attracted a number of German merchants and adventurers between 1860 and 1870, and the tension between the locals and newcomers erupted in 1879. Bucaramanga is the largest city of the department of Santander, Colombia, as well as its capital city and is known for its pleasant weather, gardens and parks and some popular locations in the city include; Ecoparque Cerro del Santisimo, Agua Park, Parque Acualago, Saint Pio Park, Las Casa del Libro Total and Botanico Eloy Valenzuela Garden amongst others.
With the convenient airport and other city transports, visitors will enjoy comfortable logistics within the city and can explore the outsides of Bucaramanga on day trips and excursions for more unique experiences. These tour activities, as well as other outdoor activities, can be enjoyed on Tripindicator at their bests with the tour team's commitment to selecting tour activities with the best user ratings and reviews and its affordability that offer customers great savings compared to other top tour agencies.
The Chicamocha Canyon is over 125 miles long (200 km) and from the river to its tallest peak approximately 1.25 miles (2000 m) high. This makes it a greater depth than the Grand Canyon in Arizona. The piece de resistance is the cable car which travels 0.75 miles (1200m) down into the canyon and also up on the opposite side, with a total travel...Read more
Paragliding is a breathtaking experience which in contrast to other official extreme sports does not produce high levels of adrenaline (if you are not afraid of heights). The platform is located on a hill close to Bucaramanga so that the paragliding flight provides you with an amazing view over the metropolitan area and the countryside close to...Read more
Discover with Fabio, a gastronomist, the variety of fruit and vegetables harvested in Santander at Bucaramanga’s central market. Fabio will take you to one of the oldest cafes in the city for a typical coffee and pandebono, a sweet and savory cheese bread. Return to his apartment to prepare regional cuisine such as empanadas and arepas or a fish...Read more
A Tour where you will meet Bucaramanga from another perspective. You will know the famous Ecoparque El Santísimo with a monument over 33 meters high. An unmissable attraction. In addition, you will learn to taste Colombian coffee and enjoy a pleasant chat between friends while you learn to taste craft beer. This Tour is a combination of several...Read more
Barichara, known as the most beautiful town in Colombia, is famous for its colonial architecture, the quiet cobbled streets, adobe houses, artisan workshops and its craft shops. You will see amazing churches, chapels, graveyards, sculptures and parks. Also, you will be entering the stores where the handcrafted goods are made and sold. These...Read more
San Gil is the adventure capital of Santander. You can do river rafting, paragliding, zip lining, bungee jumping, canyoneering, caving, mountain-biking, etc. in San Gil or near the town. In one day it is possible to do up to 2 or 3 different activities.
River rafting can be done on 3 different rivers: the Fonce River (45,000 COP) which is...Read more
Book a private transfer from your hotel or destination to Airport, service guaranteed once you make the booking. We will provide all information necessary to meet your driver at hotel or destination. • Meet and greet • Private transfer • 24 hours service (all day) • All costs included (taxes, fees, tolls, tips,...Read more
Climbing in the Chicamocha Canyon is an activity that a lot of travelers miss as they do not know how to get to Colombia´s largest climbing park “La Mojarra”. After hiking down a steep path for about 15 minutes from the parking lot, you arrive at the first climbing sites. There are multiple climbing routes for beginners and professionals....Read more
The Chicamocha National Park also known as “Panachi” is located in the heart of the Chicamocha Canyon. The Chicamocha Canyon is more than 200 km long and from its highest peak down to the river approx. 2000 m deep. That means it is deeper than the famous Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA. The main attraction is the cable car that goes 1200 m down...Read more
The Eco Park Cerro del Santísimo is a popular attraction in Bucaramanga and therefore it is a must-see for travelers. The statue itself is just 3 meters (10 feet) smaller than the famous statue Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) in Rio de Janeiro. The special thing about Santísimo is that it is not overcrowded with tourists and that there...Read more
The waterfall “Cascada El Ensueño” in Piedecuesta is located at the fringe of Bucaramanga´s metropolitan area and we highly recommend the hike to the waterfall if you want to visit a natural place but do not want to ride far away from the city. On the way to the waterfall you will see the quick transition of city and nature since you start...Read more
Visiting Barichara and El Socorro you will get to know 2 of the 17 towns of national heritage in Colombia in just one day.
Whereas Barichara attracts by its perfectly conserved colonial architecture, El Socorro is known as the historic capital of Colombia. During the walking tour in Barichara you will enjoy the calmness in the streets and...Read more
As the fifth largest metropolitan area in Colombia as well as being known as the safest and cleanest city in the country, Bucaramanga offers a lot of interesting places to see, like important buildings in the city center, a historic museum, the famous leather shoe outlets, shopping malls, Colombia´s largest hanging bridge, etc.