"The Biennial is a trip to discover new worlds and also to be discovered and seduced by new movements, lenguages and imaginaries to think about dancing as a way to express our emotions" says Amparo Sinisterra de Carvajar, president of the 2nd Biennial.
This is the Pacific festival, in which the most importat thing is to highlight the gastronomy, the folk music and the traditions of this region in Valle del Cauca. It is an awesome experience for the locals and of course for the visitors who want to dive into this culture.
This is one of the most important and traditional festivals in Colombia. In which the favorite attractions are the "Salsódromo", the "Cali viejo" carnival, the antique cars parade, the "Melómanos" meeting, the "Superconcierto" a really nice musical show, between other shows ans events.
The Anchicayá River starts its flowing in the Cali’s Farallones, a mountain range around Cali, and empties into the Bay of Buenaventura, in the Pacific Ocean. For many reasons the Anchicayá River has positioned itself as a favorite tourist destination, such as the exotic fauna and flora that houses this ecosystem. Palms, ferns and big trees are some of the wonders that grow on this land. Also, primates, birds, reptiles and amphibians are some of the animals that live here. On the other hand, the water resource is home to numerous species of fish.
Additionally, thanks to the calm waters and the cord of tropical humid forest that adorns both sides of the river, this has become the perfect scenario for the descent in kayak, being in addition to a natural paradise, source of a healthy recreation. All people over 13byears old, with or without experience, can undertake this journey of extreme adventure and fun. Before carrying out this sport, theoretical and practical training is provided for the people who are going to take the course.
For all the above, if you want to live an experience that allows you to release energy and at the same time let you impress by the surprises that nature has to offer, do not hesitate to choose this as one of your tourist destinations.
How to get there?
From Dagua municipality, it is easier to get transportation to get to the places where the activities are carried out in the Anchicaya River. By car, from Cali, you must take “Vía al mar” highway. In public transport, the company Corredor del Pacífico offers routes to Dagua. Another option is to move to a meeting point located on Portada al mar, specifically, in the second TEXACO service station from where you can take a bus to Dagua (this service is offered by Bicivan company).