The small town of Tabacal belongs to the municipality of Buritica, it's a peaceful place founded beginning the 20th century, located on the right side of the western mountain range. Close to the main city of the department you can visit the Reserva Ecologica de la Guarcana, la Reserva Arquitectonica del Alto del Chocho or the Cavernas de San Antonio. Some of the typical dishes you can taste in Tabacal are the sancocho de gallina, the bandeja paisa, tamales and patacones. The festivals of the region include the Fiestas de Raza, Mitos y Leyendas in October and Fiestas Patronales de San Antonio with dawn chorus and martial bands of the neighboring towns. To visit Tabacal is to find an atmosphere of peace and calm, even deeper because of the green landscapes that surround the city.
Travel tips for Tabacal
If you have planned to move around the regions in 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.