Pereira, the pearl of Otun

GENERAL INFORMATION

Destination Pereira, surface area 702 square kilometers

AIRPORT

Matecaña

LANGUAGE

Spanish

CURRENCY

Colombian peso

WEATHER

MAX 27ºC 
MIN 17ºC

TRANSPORTATION

Bus, Megabus, Taxi

SURFACE AREA

702 km²

PLACES TO VISIT

LOS NEVADOS NATURAL NATIONAL PARK

Enjoy ecotourism activities such as walking, mountain hiking, ice climbing, observation of wild life and the connection with the Otún Lagoon.

Estimated distance from the airport:

59.7 miles

MATECAÑA ZOO

Get to know over 150 species of birds, mammals and reptiles in a visit to the serpentarium, the foster home, the aviary, the lake and its educational museum.

Estimated distance from the airport:

350 meters

PEREIRA CATHEDRAL

Visit this architectural heritage built under a wooden dome and structure. Enjoy the Byzantine-style works in its interior.

Estimated distance from the airport:

4.4 miles 

NEVADO DE SANTA ISABEL

Climb one of the mountains of Colombia's central mountain range and discover glacial water, lagoons, streams and espeletias.

Estimated distance from the airport:

79.6 miles

DON’T FORGET TO TRY

TYPICAL FOOD

  • Corn arepa
  • Beans and claws
  • Solteritas
  • Black pudding
  • Soup

TYPICAL DRINKS

  • Mazamorra
  • Moonshine
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