Valledupar Tourism

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Valledupar is a city and municipality in northeastern Colombia. It is the capital of Cesar Department. Its name, Valle de Upar (Valley of Upar), was established in honor of the Amerindian cacique who ruled the valley; Cacique Upar. The city lies between the mountains of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and the Serranía del Perijá to the borders of the Guatapurí and Cesar rivers. Valledupar is an important agricultural, cattle raising, coal mining and agro-industrial center for the region between the Departments of Cesar and southern municipalities of La Guajira Department, formerly known as the Padilla Province. Valledupar is notable as the cradle of vallenato music, representative of the Colombian culture. The city hosts the Vallenato Legend Festival. During the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s, the city suffered during the Colombian Armed Conflict, with numerous kidnappings, thousands of people forced out and failure to control crime. Valledupar has one of Colombia's most modern maximum security prisons.

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Valledupar in Colombia offers a unique experience to travellers. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Santa Marta, Colombia. Santa Marta is bestowed with interesting set of attractions for every type of traveller. Also, to reach Valledupar, you'll have to take a flight to Santa Marta; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Valledupar, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Valledupar*

  • Pollution Statistics in Valledupar

    Know the pollution level of Valledupar before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Valledupar - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 58.62 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Valledupar

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Valledupar

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.81 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70.32 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53.62 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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