Pereira Tourism

Pereira is the capital city of the Colombian department of Risaralda. It is located in the foothills of the Andes in a coffee-producing area of Colombia officially known as the "Coffee Axis". Pereira, alongside the rest of the Coffee Axis, form part of UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia". It is the most populated city in the Coffee Axis and the second-most populated city in the Paisa region, after Medellín. Pereira is also part of the Central West Metropolitan Area, which has over 1,000,000 residents and is composed of Pereira and the neighboring cities of Dosquebradas and La Virginia. As the capital of the department of Risaralda, Pereira houses the headquarters of the Government of Risaralda, the Departmental Assembly, the Departmental Court, the Metropolitan Area Authority and the Attorney General. It also serves as the headquarters for numerous public companies and institutions of the Colombian state. Being in the center of the Golden Triangle (which consists of the cities of Bogotá, Medellín, and Cali), Pereira has become especially important in the fields of trade and commerce.

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Pereira in Colombia offers a unique experience to travellers. A holiday in Pereira can generally be of 1-2 days.

Pereira is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Pereira

  • Know the pollution level of Pereira before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 68.75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 6.25 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Pereira for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pereira.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.71 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 48.21 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 63.46 (High)
    • Car Stealing 28.85 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 42.31 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 26.92 (Low)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 69.64 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.69 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Pereira is 123.39 (High)

    • Safety Index 56.13 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 100 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 30.69 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 26.18 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 34.72 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 36.63 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 44.52 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pereira

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.82 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 55.41 USD

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