Know how to get there

To get to El Carmen de Chucurí, you must first arrive at the city of Bucaramanga (Capital of the department of Santander) or the city of Barrancabermeja (oil capital of Colombia), these cities can be reached by bus or by air from Bogotá , Medellin, Barranquilla or Cali. In the bus terminal of Bucaramanga or Barrancabermeja you can take an intermunicipal bus, which will take you on a direct route to El Carmen de Chucurí.

Once in Bucaramanga or Barrancabermeja, you should take an intermunicipal bus in the bus terminal of any of these 2 cities, which will take you directly to El Carmen de Chucurí, the only public transport company that makes this route is called COOTRANSMAGDALENA, the which has 5 daily routes for El Carmen de Chucurí from Bucaramanga and 3 daily routes from the city of Barrancabermeja.

Schedules of routes of the company COOTRANSMAGDALENA towards El Carmen de Chucurí:

  • Bucaramanga – El Carmen de Chucurí (4:00 am, 5:00 am, 8:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:45 pm y 5:00 pm, everyday).
  • Barrancabermeja – El Carmen de Chucurí (9:00 am, 12:30 pm y 4:00 pm, everyday).

The municipality of El Carmen de Chucurí also has a landing strip 800 meters long, where 3 passenger planes can land.

Already in the Carmen de Chucurí, you can take a bus (Cirales route), also from the bus company COOTRANSMAGDALENA, which leaves every day at 1:00 pm to cacao Forests Yariguíes, in the Vereda Honduras (one way which has 25 kilometers). Another alternative is to hire a jeep in El Carmen de Chucurí, which will take you to cacao Forests Yariguíes in about 1 hour 30 minutes.

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