The best time to visit Aguachica is during March, so you can attent the Carnivals celebrated through the city.
Aguachica has a tropical climate, with an anual average temperature of 82 ºF . It rains constantly all year long.
Location: Cruce de Carrera 11 con Calle 5
Valorado como uno de los mejores locales en Aguachica. Posee un cómodo ambiente con una buena vista al Parque San Roque.
Location: #4-41 a, Cra. 40 #4103
Hours: 6:30 a.m. a 10 p.m.
Restaurant specialized in grilled meat and local river fish. It has an excellent service and is one of the most rated restaurants in Aguachica.
Location: Calle 5 con Carrera 20
Restaurant known for its well served typical dishes. It is located downtown Aguachica.
Location: Senda Bosque del Agüil-Cerro de los Chivos
Known as the best touristic lookout of the city. Parishioners often come during the feast of the Holy Cross the 3rd of May.
Location: Calle 5 entre carreras 10 y 11
Hours: Until noon
Most representative church of Aguachica. It was built during the XIXth century. Despite some remodelations, it still conserves its colonial style.
Location: Cruce de Calle 1 con Carretera 12
Green areas of great biodiversity. From within the forest several water fields sprout and provide for the city. The forest has been greatly reduced in size, but still remains attractive for visitors. The El Potosí forest is smaller, and provides water for the El Cristo which crosses the city.
Location: Carretera Aguachica-Besote
Bathing spots located outside the city, made by the gorges of the rivers.
Location: calle 3.ª N.° 10-15
Historic espace for cultural formation for the aguachiquense community. It offers a library, a photographic archive and musical and artistic lessons for the city.
Typical dish from the region. The mullet is left to dry after being shred and the thorns are removed. The rice is mixed with garlic, onions, pepper, tomatoes and other spices. It is then boiled together for 20 minutes and served with chili or lemon.
Chipi chipi is a small mollusk that is boiled alongside with rice, pepper and onions.
Delicious dish made of fresh bocachico, a local river fish, pickled with garlic, salt, and boiled with bananas and yucca, served with rice.
A great recipe from the plains. It is made of meat pickled and cooked, and then served with potatoes, yuccas or bananas.
This traditional dish from the region is prepared with many ingredients, among the ones there are sweet peppers, celery, oregano, onions, garlic, sour oranges, coriander, rum, tomato sauce, oil, red wine and olives. You should taste it in Valledupar. a whole delight!
It's a soup that has cow ribs (or chicken), manioc, yam, green bananas, arracacha (a kind of tuber), corn, coriander, onion, celery and cumin. It's served in a special dinnerware set special from the area called totumo.
It's a dessert prepared in the region. The ingredients that are part of it are milk, sugar and bicarbonate of soda. If you have a sweet tooth, you will love this delight.
|(Lent)||Festival in which the locals unleash their characteristic joy. All barrios choose their queens and the saturdays the queens lead the dance troupes thar go through the city.|
|(16th of August)||During the feasts several events are held. Musical bands are invited, and beauty queens of other towns of the region visit Aguachica. A National Dance Festival is held, and streets are decorated. During this time there are also celebrations in honor of the city's patron saint.|