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About Cali

Cali is the capital of Valle del Cauca state of Colombia and it is also the second largest city in the country. This place is deemed as the capital of ‘salsa’, which is the famous Latin dance. Before you go to this city, take a little salsa lessons. If you do not know salsa you'll want to do it when you go there. Because there are many salsa bars in the city. Even the free lessons are given. 
In general it is a city where the white painted buildings are located. In the old city center there are historical structures and houses inherited from colonial period. Colombia is the only country having coasts on two oceans in South America, namely the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. Cali is a city built near the Pacific Ocean and in the place where Rio Cauca and the Rio Cali rivers integrate. 

Although sugar cane, cocoa are the city-specific important agricultural products, the largest actual trade is done through cocaine. Important cocaine cartel in the world is managed from here. So there are also slum areas in the city where mafia goes the rounds. We recommend that you do not wander outside the touristic places in the city. In Cali the places, such as Iglesia la Ermita, Andoke, Zoo, Cristo Rey, El Museo de La Merced may be visited. When you come to Cali, if you have time, stop in the Caribbean coasts. There are nice places where you can dive and discover the beautiful sea. 
Generally a temperate climate is seen in Cali. The annual average temperature is 24 degrees in the city where tropical climate is seen. In general you can go to the city at all times of the year. Although it is not very touristic city, it is an important city especially in the coffee trade in Latin America. In Cali Alfonso Bonilla Aragon International Airport provides service. 


Transportation to Cali City Center from Airport


Alfonso Bonilla Aragon Intl. Airport

From Alfonso Bonilla Aragon International Airport, you can get to the center of the city by taxi and shuttle services. By renting a car at the airport you can make your journey more comfortable and free. There are no public transport vehicles at the airport. However, most of the hotels have airport shuttle service for their customers.


Taxis are waiting for their customers in front of the terminal building and ensure that they reach the city center in about half an hour.

Car Rental Services

You can see the offices of two local and three international car rental agencies at the airport arrival terminal. In order to get to the city center, you should go towards southeast on the highway 25. Under normal traffic conditions, you can get to the city center in half an hour.

Shuttle Service

Four different companies operating in the airport offer shuttle service to the passengers.

Vehicle fleet includes minivans, automobiles, buses and limousines. Fees vary according to the number of people, vehicle type and destinations. You can find the information desk of the companies on the ground floor of the arrival terminal and obtain detailed information about the most appropriate shuttle service for you.

Hotel Service

More than one hundred hotels offer airport shuttle service in Cali. By making a reservation beforehand and sharing information such as the number of passengers, the estimated landing time of your plane and the amount of baggage, you can have a very comfortable transportation vehicle. Your driver will welcome you at the baggage reclaim area and take you to the hotel. You should remember that the cost of this service is generally a little more expensive than the taxi fare.

Weather in Cali

DayMin - Max
ThursdayMin 19ºC - Max 30ºC
FridayMin 19ºC - Max 30ºC
SaturdayMin 19ºC - Max 30ºC
SundayMin 18ºC - Max 32ºC
MondayMin 18ºC - Max 33ºC

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