Aguachica to Santa Marta Bus
To get to Santa Marta from Aguachica, 393 KM are traveled, the journey takes approximately 8 hours. This route is one of the main Colombian tourist routes to get to know the Colombian Caribbean, Aguachica is recognized as the city that welcomes tourists who come or go to the center of the country.
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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.
About Santa Marta
Santa Marta was founded in 1525, making it the second oldest city in the continent.Its founder, Rodrigo de Bastidas, had a different vision than the other conquistadors, and saw in Santa Marta a place where he could leave a legacy and rest in peace. In 1525 he was betrayed by his liutenant and a new governor was appointed for the administration of the city. In 1596 its development was boosted and the city became a staging ground for important expeditions to neighboring territories. Like Cartagena de Indias, Santa Marta was a target for piracy and thieves during the XVIth and XVII centuries, and is well known for being the place where Simon Bolivar spent its last days.