The dry season in Pereira, the months between December and March are considered to be the best to book flights to Pereira. These months are great for sight-seeing and to indulge in outdoor activities. If you are on budget and looking for deals and discounts, travel during rainy season, when hotel rates go down and many airlines offer cheap flights to Pereira.
Pereira is served by Matecana International Airport. The airport also serves the cities of Armenia, Cartago, and Manizales in emergency situations. Served by ADA, Avianaca, Easyfly, ADA, Viva Colombia, the airport provide Pereira flights to destinations including Cali, Bogota, Cartagena and Santa Marta etc.Places of Interest in Pereira
Pereira in the west of Colombia is located at the foothills of Andes in a coffee producing region. The fertility of volcanic soil of the Andes Mountains is the reason for the top quality of Pereira coffee. Pereira city is over brimming with tourists attractions, visitors can drop by the Matecana City Zoo which is the largest city zoo in the country, or take a tour to Lake Otun! To get a quick glimpse of the archaeological and cultural treasures, check out Museo del Oro Quimbaya. This museum houses excellent collection of artifacts. Visit some coffee plantations near town, such as the more than century-old Hacienda San Jose, where you can observe the region’s famed coffee-making process.Museo del Oro Quimbaya
The museum offers an exciting blend of artworks and historical objects that dates back to 10,000 years. Get set to view here displays including works from the pre-Colombian people, Quimbaya gold and pottery items and so on.Matecana City Zoo
This seventeen hectares of amazing farmland shelters 800 fascinating animals of about 150 species from Asia, Africa and Americas. Luxuriant botanical garden and playground within the premises further enhances the tourist appeal of the place.Lake Otun
Take a tour to Lake Otun to try your hand at recreational fishing. The site is absolutely stunning and has a large population of rainbow trout. Lake Otun is also known for bird watching and is a breeding ground for number of endangered Colombian birds.