Attractions

  • Palonegro International Airport

    Address:
    Palonegro International Airport, 25, Santander, Colombia .

    The Palonegro International Airport (in Spanish: Palonegro International Airport) (IATA: BGA, ICAO: SKBG) is an airport located 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) west of Bucaramanga in the Santander Department of Colombia. The airport provides access to national and international flights to the Metropolitan Area of ​​Bucaramanga and the surrounding towns.

    The airport was built on the mountains that surround the Bucaramanga plateau. A mountain road connects the city with the airport, which is located about 1,200 m above sea level (The city of Bucaramanga is 950 m above sea level). The airport is named after the battle of the same name, "Palonegro", which was one of the battles of the Thousand Day War in the early 20th century.

    The airport receives flights from the main cities of Colombia, as well as international flights from Panama City and the United States. The main terminal is 25 minutes from the city in the fast lane of the west highway to Girón. It is currently positioned as the eighth largest airport in Colombia in terms of passenger circulation.

  • Eco Park Cerro del Santísimo

    Address:
    Ecoparque Cerro del Santísimo, Hacienda La Esperanza, Floridablanca, Santander, Colombia .

    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 even is an elevator right behind the statue different to the statue in Rio de Janeiro.

    Furthermore, the park offers a magnificent view of the whole metropolitan area of Bucaramanga and is the best place to enjoy a beautiful sunset. In the park you can also find a place where regional wine is sold that is made from oranges, blackberries or grapes and especially souvenir stores and cafés. After the sunset there is a beautiful water show with colors, lights and music. To reach the park you have to take a cable car that takes you 500 meters up the hill and during the ride you will have an incredible view of the tropical rainforest.

  • Acualago Water Park

    Address:
    Cl. 29 #10-13, Floridablanca, Santander, Colombia .

    Prepare for a day full of adrenaline. Enjoy more than 15 water attractions full of fun and adventure in the most spectacular amusement park in Floridablanca. Most of the attractions are not suitable for seniors or even younger people with back problems.

  • San Francisco - Shoe district

    Address:
    Barrio San FRANCISCO, Carrera 22, Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia .

    The San Francisco neighborhood in Bucaramanga is the main shoe showcase in the city. Nationally recognized for being one of the main shoe design and production centers, it has become a must for tourists visiting the beautiful city.

  • Tour Barichara - San Gil - Curití

    Address:
    Barichara, Santander, Colombia .

    Visit three of the most iconic towns in Santander:

    - Barichara: in the simplicity of a phrase "the most beautiful town in Colombia";

    - San Gil: tourist capital of Santander and with one of the most beautiful natural parks in the world, El Gallineral Park;

    - Curití: land of the handicraft industry in export type fique.

    The Plan Includes:

    - Permanent transportation (AAA), tourist guide throughout the tour and travel insurance;

    - Breakfast;

    - Tourist Tour around "CURITÍ";

    - Visit to "FABRICA DE ARTESANÍAS EN FIQUE";

    - Tour and Entrance to the "GALLINERAL NATURAL PARK" San Gil;

    - Lunch in Barichara;

    - Tourist Tour through "BARICHARA" the most beautiful town in Colombia;

    - Visit to the trades workshop;

    - Visit to the Fique Paper Factory.

  • Crossing The Chicamocha Tour

    Address:
    Parque Nacional del Chicamocha, Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia .

    Visit the second deepest canyon in the world and one of the longest cable cars in the world (6.3 kms), unique in a canyon. There you can also visit the only organic farmers market in the country.

    The plan includes:

    - Permanent transportation (AAA), tour guide throughout the tour and travel insurance;

    - Visit “Mercado Campesino” (weekends)

    - Entrance and tour of PANACHI: "PLAZOLETAS DE LAS COSTUMBRES" "PUEBLITO SANTANDEREANO" "MONUMENT TO SANTANDEREANITY ON THE TOBACCO LEAF" "360 DEGREE CANYON VIEWPOINT"

    - Entrance to the park and cable car;

    - Snack (1), lunch (1);

    - National Aquapark of Chicamocha.

    Activities with additional cost:

    - Flying cable-Chiva-Extreme swing (adults only)-Virtual reality-4D cinema room-Torrentismo (adults only)-Paco's farm-Avetruzca-Playground.

  • Zapatoca

    Address:
    Zapatoca, Santander, Colombia .

    In this beautiful colonial town you can visit beautiful places such as the Cosmos museum inspired by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, the Cueva del Nitro, one of the largest in the world. You can also take a tour of the Suárez River canyon and the Guane Viewpoint.

    The plan includes:

    - Permanent transportation (AAA), tour guide throughout the tour and travel insurance;

    - Tour of "CANÓN DEL RIO SUAREZ";

    - Breakfast;

    - Passing the Bridge "GÓMEZ ORTIZ" of 500 Mts, over the dam "HIDROSOGAMOSO";

    - Tourist Tour "LA CIUDAD LEVITICA", Entrance to the "CHURCH OF SAN JOAQUÍN";

    - Entrance to the "HOUSE OF EXERCISES";

    - Lunch;

    - Visit to the "MIRADOR GUANE";

    - Visit to "CAMPO SANTO and TUMBA DE GEO VON LENGERKE".

    Optional (additional cost)

    - Visit to the "SIERRA MORENA" vineyard, Wine Tasting.

  • Ruitoque Adventure

    Address:
    Ruitoque _ Acapulco, Vía Ruitoque Alto, Floridablanca, Santander, Colombia .

    The emotions that are felt when flying in paragliding can be experienced in La Mesa de Ruitoque, in the municipality of Floridablanca, which is reached after a 25-minute trip south from Bucaramanga.

    The plan includes:

    - Transportation (AAA), Tourist guide throughout the tour and Travel Insurance.

    - Snack (1) Lunch (1)

    - Specialized and certified guides in each of the adventure activities to be carried out.

    - Torrentismo practice in the cañaverales / Ruitoque waterfalls (60 mts. Downhill) It is done in the morning hours.

    - Paragliding / Ruitoque Practice (15 minute flight) It takes place after noon.

  • Topocoro reservoir (Hidrosogamoso)

    Address:
    Via Bucaramanga - Barracabermeja, San Vicente de Chucurí, Santander, Colombia .

    The Topocoro Reservoir, located 1 ½ hour from Bucaramanga, is a mirror of water that covers 7,000 hectares in six municipalities of the state and from where the energy is taken to drive Isagen´s hydroelectric plant. El Topocoro was built at the foot of the Serranía de los Yariguíes natural park, an ideal natural reserve to preserve the habitat of jaguars, pumas, tigrillos, the highest density of birds in the state, as well as other endemic species in the area. The reservoir is the ideal place for water activities, recreation and ecological tourism.