Bucaramanga to El banco Bus
The journey on the highway from the municipality of Bucaramanga to El Banco goes across 174.6 mi (281 km), that take approximately 5 hours. Cotaxi, terrestrial transportation company, covers this route, providing bus tickets online at inexpensive rates and varied schedules. The city had various names throughout the history until being El Banco; Barbudo was one of the them due to the indians presence with beard on the place and also Sompachai, an Indian word meaning "with beard", among others. The most awesome story talks about a fisherman that one day of magnificent fishing the man forgot his bank (a seat) and to remember the place he used to remember that he lost there his bank. The weather of El Banco is tropical and rainy, with a dry season from December to March; the average temperature is 82.4 °F (28 °C), but in summer time it can reach 95 °F (35 °C). It's recommended to take light cotton clothes, sunscreen and an umbrella if you go on the rainy season.
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Bucaramanga is situated at 959 m a.s.l. in an area that used to be populated by the indigenous guanes, being in close proximity with other tribes such as the chibchas, chitarreros, laches and muiscas. Bucaramanga was established as a native town in 1622 and some mines were operated by the spaniards were established in the neighboring areas.During the XIXth century the town formally became a "Villa". At the end of that century it endured political struggles between craftsmen and traders, while during the XXth it had to endure the misery left over from the Thousand Day's War. The city managed to thrive and became one of the most important cities in modern Colombia. Its touristic atractions and hotel enterprises made the city grow and is now known as the "Pretty City". It also has very atractive parks, which earned the nickname "The City of Parks".
About the route to El Banco
redBus offers the most convenient way to travel by road to El Banco. El Banco is a favorite destination spot for travelers and people who want to spend a little vacation time and enjoy special moments and experiences. Travel time usually varies depending on the amount of traffic, weather conditions and road conditions.