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Bogota to Girardot Bus
The travel on the highway from Bogota to Girardot is at a distance of 91 mi (147 km) which take about 3 hours. The terrestrial transportation companies that cover this route by bus are Fronteras and Expreso Bolivariano, providing different services depending on the bus that you choose, at low-cost prices and a variety of schedules. A historic distinctive of the city is the Iron Bridge, which communicates the city with Flandes city, going across the Magdalena river. The climate in Girardot is quite warm, being its average temperature 82 °F (28 °C), but at night you can perceive a fresh breeze coming from the river. We recommend to pack light clothing to maintain you cold and enjoy your stay, always with mineral water close to you.
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Bogota is the capital of Colombia, situated at 2640 m a.s.l. The city is known as the "Athens of South America" due to its great numer of museums, theaters, libraries and cultural activities. It is the third most elevated city in South America, behind (La Paz and Quito). In your journey through Bogota you will enjoy the historical tour along streets that combine modernity with colonial architechture. Bogota is well known for its cultural events like the International Book Fair and the "Festivales al Parque", which are attended by both national and international tourists. The Gold Museum, the National Observatory, the Colpatria Tower and the Botanical Garden José Celestino Mutis, the old La Candelaria Barrios are all must see destinations for all tourists. We hope yiy enjoy your historical and cultural adventure in Bogota!
Girardot is a city in the department of Cundinamarca in Colombia. It has a tropical climate, which, alongside being only three hours away from Bogotá, makes it a preferred spot for recreational activities and sports for the bogoteans and other visitors.The city was founded near 1840, in the territory called “La Chivatera”, known for its goat breeding. Afterwards, the city changed its name in honor to Atanasio Girardot, a hero of the Independence Campaign. During the Thousand Day War in 1886 the city began accepting refugees who settled in the vicinity. Once the war was over, the city made the most out of its location, first as an important port in the Magdalena River, and then as an important waypoint in the railroads, which allowed it to expand a grow as an important economic center for the region. Nowadays, its economy is built around tourism and has important recreational infrastructure, as well as quality lodgings in order to accommodate a large number of tourism on an annual basis.