Bogota to Riohacha Bus
The distance from Bogota to Riohacha on the highway is 696 mi (1120 km) and the travel takes approximately 16 hours. The terrestrial transportation companies which provide bus tickets for this route are Fronteras and Brasilia, giving various schedules and rates for a greater comfort of the user. Riohacha is one of the oldest cities in America and has been rebuilt several times from destruction periods, that's why it's considered the "American Fenix". The weather in Riohacha is tropical dry and presents an average temperature of 82 °F (28 °C), but it oscillates from 50 °F (10 °C) to 59 °F (15 °C), higher if you go close to Sierra Nevada. The first months of the year there are no rains, but from March to the end of the year is the rainy season. It's highly recommended to bring an umbrella and a raincoat in periods when precipitations take place.
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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!
Riohacha is a city located at the shores of the Caribbean sea. It was founded in 1535 by the german Nikolaus Frederman and became a settlement dedicated to the extraction of pearls. Due to its strategic position it suffered several tragedies, such as a raid by british corsair Francis Drake during the XVIIIth century and then a fire provoked by the patriotic army after the sea battle of Laguna Salá. Due to it still being standing as of today, it was named the “Phoenix of the Caribbean”.Until halfway through the XXth century, Riohacha operated as one of the most important Caribbean port for Colombia. Nowadays, Riohacha is a sought after destination visited for its beaches, and is famous for the high amount of references to the city and its history by famous in the works of writer Gabriel García Márquez.