Cocora Valley, Salento and Horseback Riding Tour

Cocora Valley, Salento, Quindío

7-8 hours

Tour Type

Private Tour




Español, Inglés


If you enjoy natural destinations but you like leveling up your experiences: ride your horses near by Salento and discover Colombia’s beauty through its national parks. In this tour, you will be guided along the mountains of Cocora Valley and Salento. You will learn about Colombian farming traditions, have the chance of taking incredible pictures of the breathtaking landscapes and you will get in touch with locals. We have designed this for you to have a fulfilling trip, as this is one of the must-do plans in the Coffee Region.

What should I expect on this horseback riding tour, Cocora Valley and Salento?

What about getting into the woods like a total adventurer rider? Let us surprise you with this trip. The Cocora Valley is a great natural park surrounded by misty green hills and mind-boggling landscapes full of Wax Palm Trees, the Colombian national tree. Its location on the Coffee Triangle and its closeness to Los Nevados Natural Park made them worthy of the UNESCO’s recognition as Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia Heritage Site.

In this 7 – 8 hour tour, you will get amazed by the natural sceneries by visiting the main spots of this park surrounded by trees and fresh air. And the best part?  You will also get to know the small town of Salento. You will learn why its small streets are the most beautiful in the country.


First, meet our skilled and experienced guide in the chosen departure point. He will take you to Salento where your horses will be set and ready for you to ride them. This is where the adventure actually starts.

The horses will drive you through different viewpoints around Salento. Stop and stare at the magnanimity of the landscapes. Let our guide tell the stories of the region and everything you need to know to appreciate the place even more.

You will learn the importance of the Cocora Valley, home of the wax palm. This region delimits Los Nevados National Park to promote its conservation and prevent further damage to its fauna and flora.

On top of that, 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.

After being dazzled by Salento’s Paisa architecture and explore the handicraft shops, you will be taken back to your hotel.


  • Visiting Salento on the back of a horse
  • Exploring stunning landscapes
  • Learning about the Coffee Region, its fauna and flora like the National Palm Tree
  • Unforgettable memories of your trip to Cocora Valley


  • Gran Colombia Tours private guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in private transportation
  • Horse rental and handler
  • Entry to the Cocora Valley
  • All risk insurance
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Extra purchases

Know before you book

  • The departure can be from Armenia, Pereira, Salento or Finlandia, please select the correct rate
  • Pick-up by jeep if your departure is from Salento
  • Pick-up by car or van if your departure is from Armenia, Pereira or Finlandia
  • Keep in mind the horseback ride starts in Salento and not in Cocora Valley for its preservation

Tour's Location

Cocora Valley, Salento, Quindío



Member Since 2023

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