8 days in Medellin & Pereira Itinerary

8 days in Medellin & Pereira Itinerary

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Medellin — 2 nights

City of the Eternal Spring

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
You've added Parque Lleras, Comuna 13 Graffiti Tour, Plazoleta de los Zocalos, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): let little ones run wild at Parque Lleras. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Piedra Del Penol and then make a trip to Plazoleta de los Zocalos.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Medellin day trip planning site.

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic to Medellin is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Colombia Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Punta Cana in January, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Medellin. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for the flight to Pereira.
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Pereira — 5 nights

A center of commerce and trade, the thriving city of Pereira was founded in 1863.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Barbas Bremen Nature Reserve, Mirador Colina Iluminada, Valle del Cocora, and other attractions you added. Take a break from Pereira with a short trip to Parque del Cafe in Montenegro, about 1h 25 min away.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Pereira trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Medellin to Pereira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Pereira, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Medellin.
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Medellin

City of the Eternal Spring

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Medellin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Pereira to Medellin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Mon).
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