©

Ipiales trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Ipiales

(4.7/5 based on 150+ reviews for 1 attraction)
Things to do: sightseeing, historic sites

City of the Green Clouds

Situated on a plateau 2,950 m (9,678 ft) above sea level, the city of Ipiales enjoys a subtropical highland climate and the title of highest major city in Colombia. Its impressive cathedral remains the top attraction in Ipiales, but the surrounding natural landscape also deserves exploring: the canyon over which the cathedral seems to hover leads to a wealth of waterfalls, ravines, and scenic vistas. The main town, however, offers little in the way of entertainment or excitement, acting primarily as a commercial border town with close proximity to Ecuador. Plan your trip to Ipiales and other Colombia destinations using our handy Colombia vacation trip planner.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Ipiales

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Best things to do in Ipiales

We'll find the best hotel deals
from all the top travel sites.

Best price guaranteed.
Powered by

Where to stay

Though Ipiales has pretty much one place to see, the cathedral's inimitable design and positioning draws enough tourism to warrant a decent set of accommodations. Hostels and simple guesthouses on residential streets complement the more luxury options here, with proud hotels standing by the side of the town's main boulevards. Because of its proximity to the border, Ipiales serves as a regional commercial center, so a number of business hotels dot the main urban area, offering simple, unfussy rooms.
Checking In:
Checking Out:

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Ipiales:
Sightseeing, nature, museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, sightseeing
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, museums, historic sites
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Theme parks
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Historic sites, museums
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News