Things to do in Huila

Our most recommended things to do in Huila

From Medellín: Guatape & El Peñol Rock Trip with Boat Tour

1. From Medellín: Guatape & El Peñol Rock Trip with Boat Tour

Discover the city of Guatapé on a guided tour from Medellín and learn about this colorful city from your guide. Board a sightseeing cruise to the breathtaking Piedra del Peñol followed by lunch. Start your morning with pickup from your accommodation in Medellín and travel to the vibrant city of Guatapé. With your guide, explore the colorful streets with their artistic tiled facades and fascinating history. Then, board a boat and sail through the reservoir. Enjoy panoramic views of Casa Museo, La Cruz, Piedras del Marial, Piedra del Peñol, and the ruins of the Pablo Escobar's vacation home. Learn about the sights from your guide. Disembark and visit the imposing Piedra del Peñol. Explore your lush surroundings with plenty of great photo opportunities, particularly if you choose to climb this impressive monument. After, regain your strength with a delicious lunch. Make one more stop at the Plaza de Zocalos and admire the colorful murals and the history behind them. After the tour, be returned to where you were picked up.

Cali: Sugar Cane Farm and El Paraiso Hacienda Day Trip

2. Cali: Sugar Cane Farm and El Paraiso Hacienda Day Trip

Visit the historical El Paraiso Hacienda estate and a sugar cane museum on this day trip from Cali. Discover the fascinating world of Colombian sugar cane and its history of slavery, music, and cultural exchange. Dig into a hearty lunch of authentic local flavors. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your accommodation in Cali. Sit back and relax on the drive through the countryside on your way to El Paraiso Hacienda estate which was built in 1815. Meet your guide who take you on a stroll around the gardens. Admire the traditional architecture and high ceilings of this picturesque house. Continue to the sugar cane fields to learn about this local crop that is used to produce brown sugar and liquor. Uncover the secrets of the growing and harvesting process at a sugar cane museum. Taste a sugar cane-based traditional drink. Find out how it is made using a machine that extracts the liquid out of the plant. Sit down to a delicious lunch of authentic Cauca Valley cuisine. Return to your accommodation in Cali at the end of your tour.

From Bogotá: San Agustín 3-Day Trip

3. From Bogotá: San Agustín 3-Day Trip

San Agustín is Colombia's most recognized archaeologic destination. The mysterious indigenous group that built hundreds of gigantic stone sculptures in this area disappeared years before the arrival of Spanish Conquistadores, leaving many questions open for contemporary archaeology. Moreover, San Agustín is located in the Macizo Colombiano Area, known for its impressive hydric richness, and stunning mountainous landscapes. Discover this magical place in Colombia's far south with this memorable 3-day adventure. Itinerary Overnight bus ride You will be picked up at your hotel in Bogotá at 8:00 PM to take you to Salitre's Bus Terminal to continue in a comfortable bus to San Agustín in a 10hour aprox overnight ride to the south of the country arriving early on next day's morning. Check in at hotel and this day is free for you do explore on your own. Day 1 We pick you up at the hotel to carry out the tour of the Archaeological Park of San Agustín, declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1995. Here we will take a pleasant walk immersing ourselves in the magic and in the legacy that left the pre-Columbian culture that inhabited the Alto Magdalena, we will visit the Mesitas A, B, C, Fuente del Lavapatas, Alto del Lavapatas, Forest of Statues and Museum. The tour is done walking with the accompaniment of the professional guide. Duration of 4 hours, low level of demand. In the afternoon at 3:00 pm we pick you up at the hotel or meeting point that you establish with the driver assigned on his day. They will travel to the Strait of Magdalena where our river of the country meets reduced to 2.20 m in the middle of a canyon of amazing beauty. 2 hour tour. The tour takes place by car. Day 2 After breakfast we will enjoy a smooth bike ride through San Agustín, where we will see the murals of our graphic artists, the architecture of our churches, the traditional street of the crafts and we will delight an exquisite special coffee of our region. Duration 2 to 3 hours. Optional if you don't want to do the bike tour, we have the coffee tour in Certified farm with microlots of special coffee where they will learn the entire coffee process from sow up to the cup. Delivery of rooms at noon. The tour ends at approximately 1:00 PM, you can have your lunch at the town, and have the rest of the afternoon for yourself before departing to Bogotá at 6:00 PM. You will be arriving in Bogotá at 6:00 AM on the next day, and you will be taken to your hotel or any other place of your choice within Bogotá.

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What people are saying about Huila

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 1,739 reviews

Marlon is the best!! Viaja Meddelín Tour… Big bus breakfast and lunch. It start with Peñol and then guatape and it ends with boat trip with a really nice view!

Really great day out. Professional, courteous, helpful. Right balance between being guided and allowed to explore. Really enjoyed

Great trip. communicates well. From getting on the bus, breakfast, sightseeing, lots of interesting and fun information.

I loved this trip. Mateo was a great tour guide and I learned a lot.

Excellent, definitely one of my Columbian highlights.