Cali to Tumaco Bus
The journey from Cali to Tumaco goes through the distance of 415 mi (668 km) and take approximately 13 hours by inter-city bus. The terrestrial transportation company xxxxxxxxxxxxx sells bus tickets for this route at unexpensive rates and diverse schedules, besides providing different services of buses for the comfort of the traveller. Tumaco is also called the Pearl of the Pacific due to the importance of its port, besides having charming tourist places as the beaches and natural places that harbor diverse species of native fauna. The climate in Tumaco is tropical and humid with abundant rains, and the average temperature is 77 °F (25 °C), being the dry season from August to December. It's recommended to bring light clothes and also a raincoat to stand the rains; an umbrella will also be useful.
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Santiago de Cali is one of the oldest cities in Colombia. It was founded in 1536 by the conquistador Sebastián de Belalcázar. Before the conquest, Cali was inhabited by indean tribes such as the gorrones, timbas and morrones. During the firest days of the XIX century, cali will join the efforts to achieve independency from spain, and rised on July 3rd of 1810, making an alliance with neighbouring cities as was done by the natives in the Cauva Valley to oppose the spaniards decades earlier.Due to its location, which is ideal for the development of commerce, Cali began to transform into one of the biggest cities of the country at the beginning of the XXth century, in part due to the construction of new means of transportation - such as trainways and highways- which connect the city with the Buenaventura port, favoring the exportation industry. Present day Cali is a prosperous city, which is known as the colombian capital of the rumba and salsa due to the great number renowned schools that teach these dances.
Tumaco is located at the Nariño department and it's also known as the Pacific Pearl, due to the importance of its sea port. At the previous time to the Spanish conquest, the area was controlled by the Tumaco - La Tolita culture. According to some sources, the foundation of the city took place in 1630 as a shipyard, since its location is quite strategic. Among the main tourist attractions you can visit, there are the Parque Colon, in front of the church cathedral, the Puente del Morro to visit the islands La Viciosa and El Morro, besides the diverse beaches as El Bajito, Bocagrande and the ones located close to the Mira river, where you can admire the great diversity of flora and fauna. The most representative dishes of the place are the cazuela de mariscos, which includes squids, prawns and clams, a delightful crayfish with garlic or the pusandau of mountain meat with banana and yucca and take a drink of borojo o pepepan juice. Among the festivities that you can enjoy in Tumaco there is the Carnaval del Fuego (the fire carnival), a festival from Tumaco celebrated after Easter where you can contemplate dances, games, parades, troupes and much more; the Festival del Currulao, that looks for maintaining this cultural dancing expression and in this festival participate Colombian artists and people of all age. There is also the Cumpleaños de Tumaco in November, where there is a display of the celebratory nature of the population. During your trip through Nariño, Tumaco is a destination that offers you a place to relax and rest, and to benefit from the calm of the sea, don't you miss this chance!