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Cartagena to Terminal De Barranquilla01:3022:00BOOK NOW
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Cartagena to Terminal De Monteria04:3018:00BOOK NOW
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Cartagena to Terminal De Riohacha05:0022:15BOOK NOW

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Terminal De Barranquilla to Cartagena01:0023:15BOOK NOW
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Terminal De Monteria to Cartagena04:0021:00BOOK NOW
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About Cartagena

Situated at an average height of 2 m a.s.l., Cartagena always welcomes you with a new adventure. The "Fortified City" lies 702 mi (1130 km) away from the capital Bogota by bus, and it is considered among the most sought out destinations in all Latin America. Founded in 1533, Cartagena is the capital of the Bolivar department and its situated right next to the seashore ...of the Caribbean sea, which positions the city right next to to beautiful beaches like la Boquilla, Castillo Grande or Bocagrande. On your route through the urban area you will be surrounded by unique streets where you can relive the history of Colombia through its colonial architecture. Its historic center has been declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO.
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Travel tips for Cartagena

Cartagena is a quite safe city but, as in any other city of the world, caution is always a recommendation. The historic center is quite safe, but away from there it's really important not to separate yourself from your personal belongings to avoid losses that would complicate your trip. It's not recommended not to be in the street late at night, especially in the most distant neighborhoods.If you have planned to move around the regions i...n Colombia, you might be asked to have the yellow fever vaccine. Other vaccines that you should consider -in case you travel to the jungle- are the tetanus vaccine and the hepatitis A/B.The electric current kind used in Colombia is 110-volt AC (110 V), with a frequence of 60 Hz. We recommend you to have a plug adapter if you travel to places that use other voltage to avoid that the electronic devices suffer a short-circuit and don't work.
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Cartagena weather

Best time to visit Cartagena

The best time to visit Cartagena is the period from December to April, the dry season.

Climate in Cartagena

The climate in Cartagena is tropical and presents an average temperature of 80.6 °F (27 °C) to 84.2 °F (29 °C). The humidity of the air is 80% on average.The rain level ascends considerably from May to November, with its highest peak in October.

The things to do in Cartagena

Cartagena is a destination really interesting since it has been declared the "heroic city", because in a war period the city supported 3 months without supplies. Its historic... center has been declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO, so the colonial adventure is assured. A must see in Cartagena is the fortified city and the Zenu museum
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Accomodations in Cartagena

Sico's Hotel Beach
Location: Carrera 9 #38-14 La Boquilla
Rates: 25000 COP/ 27 PEN - 80000 COP/ 86 PEN
It's a low-cost accomodation where you can spend the night and enjoy its proximity to the private beach. The inexpensive rooms are shared in bunk beds. Some rooms have a space where you can relax, as well as the courtyard. The kitchen is shared, has free wifi, free parking lot, a beautiful terrace and air conditioning, besides being located near the airport.
Hotel Casa Isla de Mango
Location: Carrera 30 28 - 85, Manga
Rates: 30000 COP/ 32 PEN - 140000 COP/ 150 PEN
This hotel has all you need to spend a quiet stay, all the rooms have TV and private bathroom. You will also have free wifi, air conditioning, free parking lot and it's placed close to interest places as the airport or the historic castle San Felipe de Barajas.

Important dates in Cartagena

Festival Internacional de MúsicaJanuaryOne of the most important events of the city that gathers famous national and international music bands. There will be around 40 concerts and talks in the most appealing scenaries of the city. The learning of classic music is promoted among children and teenagers.
Fiestas de Nuestra Señora de la CandelariaJanuaryThe image of the patron saint of Cartagena leaves its usual place to make a saint route to La Popa hill, a festival that shows the religious devotion of the population.
Festival Internacional de Cine y TelevisiónMarchThis annual event brings together all the public interested in the film industry, film-makers, actors, musicians and there the trophy of the India Catalina is given to the best works of the Ibero American cinema.
Fiestas NovembrinasNovemberThe Heroic City celebrates two reigns for the independence and the beauty that exhibits the candidates from the city. Cartagena was the first Colombian city that rised up against the Spanish yoke, declaring itself free and independant in November the 11th 1811.