Last updated on January 21st, 2023 at 12:40 pm
How To Get From San Agustin to Neiva Huila – You can go by bus, rent a car and private transfer.
There are a few options since the distance from San Agustin to Neiva Huila is 218 kilometers.
The travel time from San Agustin to Neiva Huila is around 4 hours and 30 minutes by car and 5 hours and 30 minutes by bus from San Agustin to Neiva Huila.
The cheapest way from San Agustin to Neiva is by bus for 35-50K COP which is around $8-12 USD you can buy online your ticket and you can also rent a car.
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WHERE TO STAY IN NEIVA
We chose Backpackers Neiva to stay in Neiva. There are numerous hotels and B&B starting from $10-20 USD if you sleep in a dorm and in a cheap hotel. For mid-budget accommodation starts at $40-60 USD and for more than $100 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Neiva.
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How To Get From San Agustin To Neiva Huila
Bus From San Agustin to Neiva Huila (Cheapest Way)
The cheapest way from San Agustin to Neiva Huila is by bus. There are a few options during the day and at night. I would recommend you to take the night bus for $8-10 USD from San Agustin to Neiva so comfortable.
BUS SCHEDULE FROM SAN AGUSTIN TO NEIVA HUILA
The bus schedule from San Agustin to Neiva Huila is running from 4 am to 7 45 pm. Every 1-2 hours they will be buses leaving from San Agustin Huila to Neiva. You can check Coomotor bus schedule website or take a look to the picture above!
The travel time from San Agustin to Neiva Huila by bus is around 5 hours and 30 minutes. The bus fare is around 35K-50K COP which is $8-12 USD. You can book online to avoid the hassle as we did with Bookaway for only $8 USD and Coomotor Bus Company.
MORE BUSES FROM SAN AGUSTIN TO NEIVA HUILA
You can also get Cootranshuila, Cootrans Laboyana and Lineas Verdes. Bus prices are similar and they are running less often than Coomotor Bus.
The bus departure is from Terminal San Agustin and you can buy the tickets at the office. There are a few bus companies, check your best schedule since prices are similar. We found out that the cheapest bus ticket from San Agustin to Neiva was booking online with Bookaway!
WHERE TO STAY IN NEIVA
We chose Backpackers Neiva to stay in Neiva and it was a great choice. You will have a complete breakfast with fruits and coffee included. High-speed internet was our favorite and for our little Han his favorite was the jacuzzi! A jacuzzi in a backpacker hostel? Yeah actually there are two of them!
The most of the people are staying in the hostel is joining to the Tatacoa desert day trip organized by Fabian the owner of Backpackers Neiva Hostel. The tour is so complete and it will be an amazing experience visiting the Tatacoa desert with a guide, a sustainable tour where also you will get an amazing experience and of course amazing pictures.
TATACOA DESERT DAY TOUR AND THINGS TO DO IN TATACOA DESERT
There are many things to do in Tatacoa Desert. Since visiting the Red Desert, Grey Desert. swimming in the pool, hiking, eating local snacks and juices to watch the sunset and visiting Astronomy Museum.
The Red Desert was our favorite at Tatacoa Desert for taking pictures and watching the sunset. You will spot rock formations and Carcavas. If you love taking pictures is an amazing place and is so incredible to walk around this area.
POOL AT TATACOA DESERT
It was incredible to swim at Tatacoa Desert pool. It’s a perfect place to refresh since the weather is really hot. The entrance fee Tatacoa Desert swimming pool is 8K COP ($2 USD) for adults and 5K COP ($1 USD) for kids.
Hiking around the Grey Desert part was one of our activities that we ended up refreshing ourselves in the pool. There are a few hikes 1-2 hours and we recommend you go with a local guide.
ASTRONOMY TATACOA DESERT
Astronomy at Tatacoa Desert was so incredible and we learned a lot. You can see the stars and the moon with long explanations about everything. Astronomy entrance in Tatacoa Desert is 10K COP for adults which is $2.5 USD.
HIKING AT TATACOA DESERT
You will be able to spot captus during your hike at Tatacoa Desert. There are some fruits coming from the captus and even juices. The hikes were interesting and our tour included lunch in a local homestay.
BEST TIME TO VISIT IN NEIVA
You can go to Neiva Huila any time of the year. The months of December to February are the best time to visit Colombia because is the sunniest also the peak season. October to November is the months ideal for those working with a budget because it is considered the low season.
ATMS AND CASH IN COLOMBIA
The official currency of Colombia is called Colombian Peso (COP). And $1 USD=4000 COP. ATMs are available and it is also advisable to withdraw as much as you can because of fees for foreign cars. The maximum amount that you can withdraw will be around 600K-1200K COP depending on the bank. Click here to check the exact change rate.
Bank Fees For Foreigner Cards In Colombia
Most of the banks in Bogota and Colombia will charge fees for foreign cards in Colombia. Check the list below with the exact fees for foreign cards in Colombia and how much money are you allowed to withdraw in Colombia with every bank. There are many ATMs in Neiva Huila and an exchange currency office if you need one.
|Bank||Amount Allowed And Fees|
|Colpatria||900K COP Withdraw And No Fees|
|Pichincha||800K COP Withdraw And No Fees|
|Banco Caja Social||700K COP Withdraw And No Fees|
|BBVA||300K COP Withdraw And No Fees|
|CorpBanco||400K COP Withdraw And No Fees|
|Davidienda||400K COP Withdraw And No Fees|
|Citibank||1200K COP Withdraw And 15k COP Fees|
|Bancolombia||900K COP Withdraw And 15k COP Fees|
|ATH||400K COP Withdraw And 10k COP Fees|
|Servibanca||750K COP Withdraw And 15k COP Fees|
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