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Eastern Andino is a sub-region of the Andino region of Colombia. It is composed of three departments:

  • Cesar
  • Norte de Santander
  • Santander


Map of Eastern Andino


Norte de Santander:



Get in[edit]

Palonegro Airport (BGA IATA), Camilo Daza airport (CUC IATA).

Get around[edit]



  • Ride one of the longest cable-car systems in the world and enjoy the magnificent view of the Chicamocha river canyon. Depart from either La Mesa de los Santos or Panachi.
  • Bucaramanga has the best shows and nightlife
  • Do rafting At San Gil one of the faster rivers from the Colombian Eastern


  • Rafting


  • Artcraft
  • Chocolate
  • Ruana
  • Shoes
  • Leather accessories
  • Clothes


  • Yuca
  • Hormigas Culonas (literally "big ass ants" roasted with salt, tastes kind of like popcorn)
  • Arepa Santandereana (a thick corn arepa mixed with salt and pork)
  • Carne Oreada (traditional thin steak)
  • Carne Seca (a dry pulled steak)
  • Cabro (goat)
  • Mute (soup of pork, corn and vegetables)
  • Changua (milk soup with egg)
  • Fritanga (fried food snacks)
  • Chorizos del Valle de San José (specialty spicy sausage)
  • Arroz de Peñaflor (specialty rice)


  • Chicha
  • Chicha de maiz
  • Chicha de corozo
  • Masato
  • Goat milk
  • Guarapo
  • Aguardiente
  • Panela's limonade


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