Bucaramanga

Bucaramanga is the capital city of the department of Santander, located in the northeast of Colombia. It is nationally recognized for its footwear and clothing, as well as for its high-quality health services and education. Patients and visitors find in Bucaramanga a favorable environment to receive their medical treatments and to recover, due to the fact that throughout the year it has a warm/temperate climate that is around 24°C (75°F) and an altitude of 959 meters over the sea level, ideal for cardiovascular patients and those with respiratory problems. The above mentioned added to the fact that it is a medium-size city, very safe, with lower costs of stay in comparison with other cities (hotel, transportation, food), short travel times, and a wide gastronomic offer, besides offering the possibility to its visitors to do all kinds of tourism depending on the tastes and capacities of each person (adventure, relaxation, bird watching, etc).        It is worth mentioning that in Santander is the second deepest canyon in the world after the Grand Canyon of Colorado: the Chicamocha Canyon, and the one that is recognized as the most beautiful town in Colombia: Barichara.

AIRPORT

PALONEGRO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

  • The airport is located 25 minutes away from Bucaramanga. Six airlines operate on it: Avianca, Latam, Copa, EasyFly, VivaAir Colombia, and Satena.
  • The international connection can be made through Panama or Bogotá.
  • The cab service from the airport to the place of accommodation can cost between COP 35,000 and COP 40,000.

HOTELS

Where to stay?

In Bucaramanga, there is a wide range of hotels, among which you will find diversity in prices and benefits offered. Some of our recommendations are:

hotel sonesta

SONESTA HOTEL
Address: Carrera 27 # 29 - 145 Cañaveral, Parque Caracolí. Floridablanca, Santander.
Phone: (+57) (7) 618 6818
Website: www.sonestabucaramanga.com

hotel tryp

HOTEL TRYP CABECERA BUCARAMANGA
Address: Carrera 38 # 48 - 66. Bucaramanga, Santander.
Phone: (+57) (7) 643 3030
Website: www.hoteltrypbucaramanga.com

hotel ventura

HOTEL VENTURA
Address: Km 2 via Floridablanca - Bucaramanga. Floridablanca, Santander.
Phone: (+57) (7) 638 3000 - (+57) 318 358 5588
Website: www.hotelventura.com.co

hotel buenavista

HOTEL BUENA VISTA
Address: Calle 34 # 32 - 34. Bucaramanga, Santander.
Phone: (+57) (7) 680 9100 / 683 7784 (+57) 317 657 2037
Website: www.hotelesbuenavista.com

hotel san juan

HOTEL SAN JUAN INTERNATIONAL
Address: Km 6 via Giron - Bucaramanga. Giron, Santander.
Telephone: (+57) (7)646 6430 / (+57) 317 654 9083
Website: www.hotelsanjuaninternacional.com.co

hotel roseliere

HOTEL ROSELIERE
Dirección: Calle 30 # 24 – 38. Floridablanca, Santander.
Teléfono: (+57) (7) 688 4242 / +(57) 300 474 7694
Página Web: www.hotelroseliere.com

TRANSPORT

How to transport me?

  • Mobile applications

You can download personalized and secure transportation applications such as Uber, Tappsi, or Easy Taxi to your smartphone.

  • Cabs:

You can also request the service by calling the following numbers:

    • Taxis Libres: (+57) (7) 683 39 83
    • Colibri Taxi: (+57) (7) 671 69 99
  • Metrolínea

You can use the mass transit service to move around the city, buying a card at any of the main stations.

You can plan your trip here: https://www.metrolinea.gov.co/v3.0/planea-tu-viaje-moovit

  • Buses to FCV: The Px and Px routes to Molino's station.
  • Buses to HIC: You must take route P15 at Palmichal's station.

Approximate fare per ticket: COP 2.800.

MONEY

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RESTAURANTS

  • Chiflas + Homemade Food / Address: Floridablanca 147-94 /Phone: (57)(7) 638 1111
  • Mercagan * Roast Meats /Address: Carrera 25 # 25-71 Cañaveral /Phone: (57)(7) 638 8087
  • El Garaje *Fast Food / Address: Street 48 # 33-39 Cabecera
  • Casalins * Seafood /Address: Street 30 # 25-71 Cañaveral
  • Crepes & Waffles * Varied Food / Address: C.C La Florida /Phone: (57)(7) 632 1345.
  • Obleas Floridablanca + Cake Shop/ Address: Carrera 7 # 5-54 /Phone: (57)(7) 675 1190 Floridablanca.
  • Cabrón: Colombian Typical Food /Address: Street 42 # 35-06 cabecera -Phone: (+57) 302 421 2259
  • La Puerta del Sol: Santandereana Typical Food /Address: Carrera 30 +65-08 -Phone: (+57)(7) 643 5077
  • Zekkei: Asian Food/Address: Street 42 # 29-83 Address-Phone: (+57)(7)6978613
  • Cure Cuisine: Middle Eastern Food /Address: Carrera 36 # 41 -42 Cabecera —Phone: (+57) (7) 645 0044

COMMERCIAL CENTERS