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Pance River

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Address: Cali, Colombia

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How the locals enjoy their the hot days in Cali

This river is just outside of the city and it is a popular bathing spot for locals. Easy to access without being too isolated nor crazy busy, you can enjoy your time away from the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 November 2016
Nicole O
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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

You can go but during the week - otherwise is too many people. dont take expensive things just what you need/ relax and enjoy of the river is a perfetct day to cool down specially in a hot day.

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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This river is just outside of the city and it is a popular bathing spot for locals. Easy to access without being too isolated nor crazy busy, you can enjoy your time away from the bustle of Cali and cool-off from the heat. To get here: There are recreation buses you can take that read "Pance" in the window. For... More 

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Coram, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

My wife and I were lucky enough to have stayed with a family who lives in Cali and they took us there as this is part of their daily lives. You will pass through a small town on the way up and you can get lots of local bites to take with you. There are several places you can stop... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Frio!! Tremendo experencia. A must-visit!! You get to see 'untouched' nature. It is well preserved, safe to walk alongside or to swim in it.

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Thank Ly'sah L
Yumbo, Colombia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a popular weekend destination for middle to lower class families. The river is very shallow and on holiday weekends it is wall to wall people with all the attendant trash. Parking is nearly impossible and traffic on those weekends is horrendous.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

It's a special place with lots of nature. Cool place and relaxing. Awesome water to swim and relax :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

The pance river is located at the south of the city and is easy to get there with any kind of transport, the water is wonderfull and the nature is incredible, is perfect to relax in one of the cascades.

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Thank Andres R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Go on a private car as far to the top that you can go and get into a very clear, nice water temperature to get a peaceful refreshing water splash. On weekends it get full on the lower parts of the river, but moving to the top gave you the peace to be in contact with nature. Families stay on... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

An interesting RECREATIVO bus ride from the MIO terminal (Universidades). The little village of Pance gives several places to get a drink. Then a walk down the road one kilometer to a, Eco Park gives you a fine river walk and pleasant place to relax.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

It's a lovely way to spend an afternoon. Probably a bit over rated but certainly a great way to cool down. Bring plenty of insect repellent and try avoid going on Sunday's or bank holidays as it gets very crowded. Best to avoid after heavy rain.

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