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Top Bus Routes From Riohacha

RouteFirst BusLast Bus
Riohacha to Barranquilla05:4519:30BOOK NOW
Riohacha to Terminal De Barranquilla05:4519:30BOOK NOW
Riohacha to Cartagena05:4520:00BOOK NOW
Riohacha to Terminal De Cartagena05:4520:00BOOK NOW
Riohacha to Monteria07:1520:00BOOK NOW

Top Bus Routes To Riohacha

RouteFirst BusLast Bus
Barranquilla to Riohacha00:0023:00BOOK NOW
Terminal De Cartagena to Riohacha05:0022:15BOOK NOW
Cartagena to Riohacha05:0022:15BOOK NOW
Terminal De Barranquilla to Riohacha00:0023:00BOOK NOW
Terminal De Monteria to Riohacha05:0022:00BOOK NOW

About Riohacha

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 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.
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Travel tips for Riohacha

The touristic area of Riohacha is located right next to the sea. It is short enough that you won't have any trouble walking around, but in case you need to hail a taxi it should cost you around 3000 and 6000 COP.The temperature is fairly high, so be sure to carry light clothes.If you have planned to move around the regions in Colombia, you might be asked to have the yellow fever Other vaccines that you should consider -in case you travel to rainforest areas- 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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Riohacha weather

Best time to visit Riohacha

The best time to visit Riohacha is during the summer, so you can enjoy the beach and tours around the Caribbean.

Climate in Riohacha

Riohacha has a semi-arid warm climate, with an annual average temperature above 90°F degrees, along with high levels of humidity. There is little to no rain during most of the year, except between September and October.

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Accomodations in Riohacha

Caribbean Hostel
Location: Calle 5 #5-15, 440001
Price: Starting at 35 000 COP
Caribbean Hostel welcomes pets and has free wi-fi. It offers simple or shared rooms.
Bona Vida Hostel
Location: Calle 3 # 10-10, 440001
Price: Starting at 35 000 COP
Hotel located right next to the Riohacha Beaches. Offers a shared kitchen and free wi-fi.

Important dates in Riohacha

Feast of our Lady of RemediesFest in honor of the patron of the city, and also in commemoration of a miracle. Locals believe in 1663 the city was about to be flooded until they improvised a procession in honor of the virgin which calmed the waves.
Cuna de Acordeones FestivalEvent in honor of the vallenata contemporary music and its most renowned musicians.