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RouteFirst BusLast Bus
Pereira to Medellin00:1510:30BOOK NOW
Pereira to Del Sur00:1510:30BOOK NOW
Pereira to Terminal De Cali10:0016:00BOOK NOW
Pereira to Cali10:0016:00BOOK NOW
Pereira to Campoalegre09:0021:00BOOK NOW

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RouteFirst BusLast Bus
Medellin to Pereira00:3013:30BOOK NOW
Del Sur to Pereira00:3013:30BOOK NOW
Ibague to Pereira00:3022:45BOOK NOW
Terminal De Neiva to Pereira00:0019:30BOOK NOW
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About Pereira

Capital of the Risaralda Department, was founded in 1863, and its situated at an average 1550 m a.s.l. although some areas are at 1200 m a.s.l.It is one of the most populared cities in the "coffee belt". During the precolumbian times the area was inhabited by the cultures Quimbaya and Pijao, which were known for their craftmanship. It was first known as "Old Carago", but it adopted the name "Pereira" over time, in memory of Doctor Francisco Pereira Martínez, one of the heroes of the Columbian Independency Campaign who took refuge on the area.During the 1950's, during the Colombian Internal Conflict, the city received a lot of ...refugeed from different part of the countries, which is the reason of the diversity one can witness in the city. Pereira became known as "The loving, the never-sleeping and brown" because it receives and nurtures everyone who visits the city. It's the touristic hub for the coffee belt and also famous for its nightlife, the "Pearl of the Otún", in honor to the river that crosses the city. It's a municipality with great cultural development and social integration, and also, due to its location, Pereira is a gathering point for commerce between the most important colombian cities like Medellín, cali, Bogotá, Manizales and Armenia.
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Travel tips for Pereira

We recommend the downtown hotels, which have an suitable price and are well located, close to the Plaza Bolivar. To get around the city there is the Megabus, a massive mean of transportation with air conditioning that covers several areas of the city. The price of the ticket per person is about 1.700 COP.... The electric current kind used in Colombia is 110-volt AC (110 V), with a frequence of 60 Hz. We recommend you to have a plug adaptor if you travel to places that use other voltage. It's recommended to be cautious on the streets, since there are a lot of beggars and it's possible to be victim of theft.
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Pereira weather

Best time to visit Pereira

August is a good moment to travel to Pereira since you can participate in the Fiestas de la Cosecha, also called Fiestas de Pereira. May is also interesting, with the curious event of the Festival del Despecho, about spite in love.

Climate in Pereira

The climate in Pereira is tropical, with plentiful rains most of the year. The annual average temperature is 69 °F (20,6 °C) and there aren't great variations in the temperature. We must say that there are different climates inside the city, since there are several thermal floors.

The things to do in Pereira

Among the tourist attractions that you can't miss in Pereira you have the Viaducto César Gaviria Trujillo, the Park Lineal Egoyá, the Art Museum and the Bolivar Square, where you will find the famous sculpture of naked Bolivar. Pereira won't leave you indifferent, neither regarding nature, since the city offers diverse walks and routes, as the National Park Los Nevados, where the Otun river is born or the Ucumari Reserve, which accumulates several miles of hec...tares of an impressive high Andean forest, flora and fauna and wonderful waterfalls. It worths to mention the Fiestas de la Cosecha, every year the locals celebrate the importance of cultivation and the coffee culture and they revive the history, culture and tradition of the city. The Festival del Despecho is an event that bring together musicians, poets and writers who sing for a love that never happened o that was lost, leaving the hero in his own loneliness
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Accomodations in Pereira

Kamalion Hostal
Location: Avenida Circunvalar # 8B-23 Piso 2
Rate: from 55.700 COP (US$ 19) for the double room with a shared bathroom.
This hotel is located at 200 meters from the monument of Los Fundadores, and has amenities as wifi, barbecue, solarium, bikes and laundry service. The breakfast is included in the price and they have rooms with private or shared bathroom.
Hotel Pereira Real
Location: Carrera 7 No. 18-12, Pereira
Rate: Desde 70.300 COP (US$ 24)
It's placed near to the Plaza Bolivar, has laundry service and 24 hours reception desk. There is free wifi in the common areas, cable TV and other services.

Important dates in Pereira

Fiestas de la CosechaAugustThis time the locals commemorate the foundation of the city. There is an artisan fair, sportive activities and equine exhibitions and orchids.
Festival del DespechoNovemberAt this event are called the poetry, sobbing and reconciliation. They will propose flower games, among other activities. Prominent writers will share their sentences related to this moving situation that produces the spite. And there will be other activites at the event, that you can participate in.
Festival GastronómicoDecemberAt this fun festival of Pereira the lovers of good food will take advantage and find the taste to the good seasonings. You can taste the typical dishes of the region.