Aguachica to Armenia Bus
The intercity route from Aguachica to Armenia takes approximately 14 hours travelling by bus, and you go through 454 mi (731 km). The terrestrial transportation company Brasilia covers this route, providing low-cost bus tickets and several schedules so that the traveller can choose, always keeping in mind his comfort. Known as the Miracle City of Colombia, Armenia has achieved this nickname due to the initiative, sacrifice and undertaking of its settlers who, after the 1999 desaster, rebuilt the city and turned it into a modern and attractive urban center, but still preserving its cultural legacy. The weather in Armenia is tropical and presents an average temperature of 66 °F (19 °C), besides having a precipitation level quiet high. We recommend you to have an umbrella by hand, due to the usual rains, specially in April, May, October and November, and packing clothes that you feel at ease.
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Aguachica is a Colombian municipality located in the Department of Cesar, north of the country between the Andes and the Magdalena River. During the beginnings of the Republican Era the city became attractive for the cultivation of coffee. Afterwards, petroleum was discovered in the city, which motivated a second wave of investment and migration towards the city. Also, the creation of new highways connecting the city with the Caribbean contributed to a major growth in the cuty.Known as the City of the Middle Magdalena, and for its midway position between the mountains and the ocean, it has developed an important tourism industry, in order to host travelers of all kinds and needs. It also has attractive ecotourism destinations nearby.
Amenia is the capital of the Department of Quindío, and one of the main cities in the coffee Belt of Colombia. The city was founded on October 14th 1889 by Jesús María Ocampo, who was known as the “Tigrero” (Tiger Killer), as he was a Jaguar hunter. Ocampo bought an extensive terrain where he created a small inn for himself and other pioneers that came from neighboring regions. The city was first known as Villa Holguín in honor of the then president Carlos Holguín Mallarino, but the name was later changed to Armenia in memory to the Armenian Genocide (1915-1923). Many Armenian tourists visit the city for this particular reason.The “City of Miracles” as it is called, benefited itself from highways created early in the XXth century, which allowed the city to easily reach Zarzal and other cities along the Cauca River and allowed it to development as an important trade hub. Armenia was hit badly by a strong earthquake the 25th of January in 1999 but, after 18 years, the city has been rebuilt and is now one of the most visited colombean city by tourists of all parts of the world.