7 - 8 hours
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Coming to the Coffee Region is about letting yourself be in connection with nature and learning about the most popular beverage of the world. If this is what you are looking for, join us in this 8-hour tour across the Cocora Valley and a specialized coffee farm. Hike some of its mountains, and learn about Colombian coffee farming culture. Finish your day having a tasteful and 100% Colombian coffee. All of this with the company of an expert guide.
If you are into hiking and coffee, this is the right fit for you. Cocora Valley, in Salento (one of the places that belong to the Coffee Triangle and one of the best towns in the coffee region of Colombia) is one of the few entrance areas to Los Nevados National Natural Park, an environmentally protected park of snowy peak mountains. Besides, the valley was considered as Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Salento and the Cocora Valley will show you their best natural spots along with their traditional coffee farms and the warm people who take care of the territory. It is a great combination. So, believe us when we say it is one of those Colombian natural treasures you can’t miss.
In this complete tour, you will have the chance to connect with the nature and experience the whole process behind every cup of coffee. And you will appreciate its real value as well as understand the importance of coffee growers in the quality of the beans, which is also related to the importance and protection of areas such as the Cocora Valley.
The departure can be from Armenia, Salento or Filandia, where our guide will meet you and give you all the recommendations for the day. Head to the entrance of the valley and appreciate the tall and stunning Wax Palm Trees: our national emblematic tree, that has environmental and popular importance to the region and the country.
Hike through this magic valley and enjoy some of the best views of the world. Be sure to have your cellphone fully charged, we know you’ll want to take pictures of the amazing nature. And, if you suddenly get caught by the mists and winds, don’t worry about it, that’s how weather tends to be, and it will only make the landscapes look even more magical.
Then we’ll head to the coffee farm. If you are one of those who are passionate about this drink, or even if you aren’t but you want to learn more about it, let us take you with the experts: the coffee growers. In the farm you will meet a coffee expert thar will walk you along the different areas of the farm in order to explain you the phases coffee has: from the plantation, picking up the coffee cherries, taking out the bean, the washing, roasting and grinding.
On top of that, take a brief coffee tasting lesson with the baristas, who will teach you how to recognize Colombian high-quality coffee characteristics and you will get the chance to answer all your questions while enjoying a fresh and tasty coffee.
Take this opportunity and walk through the picturesque streets of Salento. Come and discover with your own eyes why it is the most beautiful town in all of Colombia. Let yourself be dazzled by its Paisa architecture and explore the handicraft shops, don't leave empty-handed.
After this unique and exciting coffee experience, our driver will take you back to your hotel so you can rest.
Travel safe and comfortable. Get ready for a new adventure and let us take you to or from Bogotá and to or from Coffee Region
Travel safe and comfortable. Get ready for a new adventure and let us take you to or from Medellín and to or from Pereira, Armenia, Salento or Filandia.
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