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Santander tourist plans |

Santander is a geographical region of Colombia, whose capital is Bucaramanga. It has many historical centers, from up to 500 years ago. Where within its economy is industry and commerce. In Santander you will discover different landscapes and cultures. Like Bucaramanga, the Chicamocha park, among others.

The Santander Tour lasts 4 days 3 nights.


4 days

3 nights

Land departure from Medellin


Per person is:

Adult $750,000 in accommodation (with more than one bed)

Children older than 5 years $650,000

Children under 5 years of age $100,000 (they travel loaded, sleep with parents and do not include food, among others.)


Transport in vehicles according to the number of people

Visits in:

-Chicamocha Canyon
-Gallineral Park
-San Gil
-Florida Blanca
-Mesa de los Santos
-Lodging 3 nights in hotel
-Food: breakfast and lunch (nightly).
-Guide during the tour
-Medical assistance card
-Family environment


Wear comfortable clothes, carry small luggage, do not use valuable objects during the tours.

No pets.

Have the original identity documents for hotel registration. Including the documents of minors for hotel registration.

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Tourism in Santander

Santander is a geographical region of Colombia, whose capital is Bucaramanga.

The metropolitan area is the municipalities of Bucaramanga, El Playón, Floridablanca, Girón, Lebrija, Los Santos, Piedecuesta, Rionegro, Santa Bárbara and Zapatoca.

The Páramo de Santurbán also has gold reserves.

Santander is the fourth city with the largest population and best economy in Colombia.

It has plateaus and mountains, Magdalena river, swamps.

The chitareros, comoguanes, agataes, chipataes, yariguíes and laches inhabited indigenous communities.

Barrancabermeja there is exploitation of the quina, gold mining and oil.

In Santander its economy is based on industry, finance, agriculture, mining, oil and tourism.

Some attractive centers are Vélez, Barbosa, Barrancabermeja, San Juan de Girón, Chicamocha Canyon, Barichara, San Gil, among others.

More than 2.4 million people live there, there were Guanes (Chibchas) indigenous communities, it has 87 municipalities, tourism contributes $700,000 million pesos to the department, with 1 million air passengers per year. It has 1400 accommodation places. Its capital is Bucaramanga (The city of parks), and its municipalities in the metropolitan area are Girón, Floridablanca and Piedecuesta, with a lot of flora and fauna culture, it has other beautiful municipalities such as Barichara, El Socorro and San Juan de Giron. Interesting places Chicamocha National park Barichara Cerro del Santísimo Ecopark San Gil Sogamoso Hydroelectric Plant San Juan de Girón Santurban The Table of Saints Zapatoca The Porridge Floridablanca Park Eloy Valenzuela Botanical Garden Water park House of Bolivar Museum of Modern Art House of the book Pink Zone Cacique Shopping Center Cerro del Santísimo García Rovira Park Head of the Llano Fair Center Neomundo Eastern Cultural Park San Juan de Girón Barichara El socorro

The functions that individuals perform in the midst of their trips and stays in places other than their routine area in a few months or days, for recreation, business, among others.

Historical tourism

Old age
In Greece they became interested in leisure, and they used their rest time in sports, culture and fun.
In the middle of the Roman Empire, citizens visited hot springs.
Middle Ages
Religious pilgrimages were what was used.
Modern age
Pilgrimages continue, visits to hot springs, mud baths for health and some beaches for doctor’s instructions.
Contemporary age
Rest trips began, the steam engine changed the form of transportation, where only animals were transported, the use of steam in maritime transport reduced space time. Maritime transport and ecological tourism are going viral. Much later they invented the airplane, increasing the pace of tourism.

The most visited countries are:

Are you planning a trip to Santander for the first time? If so, you may find the process a little hectic. There are so many things to consider that you may not know where to start!
If visiting Santander is just one part of a larger trip, we recommend planning the history of Santander first and scheduling the other part of your itinerary later.
Decide what time of year you want to visit the history of Santander and for how long
Throughout the year, the temperature varies from 21 °C to 30 °C.
How many days to spend in Santander?
Once you’ve decided when to visit, you need to consider how long. We are frequently asked how many days to spend in Santander. A minimum of 3 days would be ideal as this will give you the opportunity to see some of the main parks.
Decide your budget
Consider how much to budget for what could be the first of many visits, or a once-in-a-lifetime trip.
Santander is not that expensive and you may wonder how much it costs to go to Santander
We recommend budgeting approximately $200,000 (USD$50) per day, per person, after paying for the trip. Of course, you can spend more or less, but our last trip showed us that this value is an initial element.
Book flights

Plan how you will get to Santander.
If you are in America, Europe, Oceania, Asia or Africa, the normal thing is by plane.
Flights from airlines such as Aeromexico, Air Europa, American Airlines, Arajet, Avianca, Copa, Jet blue, Jetsmart, Latam, United, Spirit, Wingo arrive in Medellin.
After arriving in Medellin, towards Santander by land.
Book accommodation
Where to stay in Santander
It is something difficult for many people when planning their trip to Santander. We know that choosing where to stay in a city you haven’t visited before can be exhausting. Analyze the value of accommodation in Santander, the area and the right accommodation for your travel group, travel class and travel budget. That’s why if you get a Colombia Plans Pass you don’t need to think much about it.
Itinerary planning
Prioritize the list into things you must do and things you would like to do
Book tours, attractions, experiences and activities
If this is your first visit to Santander, and you plan to visit many of the places and attractions, it may pay to invest in a Colombia Plans Pass.
Pre-departure advice
These are things you may want to consider months before departure.
How to connect to Wi-Fi
We are frequently asked what the options are for connecting to the Internet in Santander. It is available in many places, such as cafes, museums, and many hotels.
• Buy a SIM card before you leave or when you arrive in Colombia
Decide what to pack
It is practical to be prepared for your adventure in Santander.
Some objects to take into account are:
• Comfortable tennis shoes
• Adapter or connector
• Anti-theft bags

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