Barranquilla to Planeta Rica Bus
Planeta Rica is at a distance of 356 KM from Barranquilla, which they take by bus on Route 65 approximately six and a half hours. Expreso Brasilia is the land transport company that covers the route, proposing several departure times for the buses and economic prices on their tickets.
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Barranquilla is located at the height from 4 mamsl to 98mamsl, depending on the area of the city. The distance from Barranquilla to Bogota is 764 mi (1230 km) and the travel takes approximately 24 hours. Barranquilla doesn't have a specific foundation date, the city was born spontaneously due to the agglomeration of indigenous and Spanish who settled the area approximately since 1530. According to Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo y Valdes, this place was a canoe pier, where diverse goods were sold as salt and prawns, among others.Its history starts with the independence of the Spanish power, in the Free State of Cartagena in 1813; at this time it was called first Billa de Barlovento as recognition, to finally be Barranquilla and its celebration date on April the 7th.In the middle of the 19th century, the city acquires importance as sea and river port of Colombia and thanks to steam boat, Cali achieve being in contact with cities as Cali or Medellin, transforming into the entrance door of new products and travellers from all over the world. In the 20th century the city consolidates as city mainly of business and is called "the Gold Door of Colombia". Nowadays it's known as a city of great cultural wealth and with the Carnival of Barranquilla, the biggest festival of the country.
About Planeta Rica
Planeta Rica is known as La Ciudad Bella y Cordial. Its main economic life is generated by livestock and agricultural production, although it also has a well consolidated mining sector exporting nickel, coal and limestone. This municipality has an average temperature of 28°C, although in times of drought it can reach 40°C. With regard to its festivities, Planeta Rica organizes the Corralera during the first weeks of February. It is also known for being the headquarters of the fair of artisan exhibitions Exposanjorge.