Cali is distinguished in Colombia as the capital of the “rumba”, the street party, and Salsa dancing. The Caleños have developed a culture of fun in harmony with the natural environment and the country life. Cali is the third city of Colombia, here beautiful women, sites of historical value and for daytime and nighttime fun spaces are abundant and are what makes cali a Mecca of tourism. Cali is one of the main economic and industrial centers of the country and the main urban, economic, industrial and agricultural center of Southwest Colombia.
- · Climate: Equatorial Tropical, ranging from the 19o to the 34o
- · Clothing: Fresh and light cotton or linen.
- · Recommendations: use hats, sunscreen, insect repellent and comfortable shoes.
Activities: Visit the Plaza of Caicedo, Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle, San Francisco Church, Church of La Merced, barrio San Antonio, viewpoint of Sebastián de Belalcázar, monument to Cristo Rey. Plaza de Toros, residential and University areas, the Sixth Avenue, Granada area, monument El Gato del Rio, take salsa classes, see the delirium – Salsa show show, visit the Paradise Hacienda, Piedechinche (Museum of sugar cane), the sanctuary of Buga, Lago Calima, or take a walk from one or two days to Popayán, coffee or Panaca Park.
- · Special events:
- Feria de Cali: this event takes place from 25 to 30 December of each year is a tribute to salsa and to the salsa world capital. The city is filled with tourists who come to enjoy the bullfighting season, horseback rides, concerts, salsa orchestras and the best typical gastronomy.