Filandia, Salento and Cocora Valley Full day Tour

Manizales, Pereira, Salento, Filandia, Armenia

8 - 10 hours

Tour Type

Private Tour




Español, Inglés


Come with us and visit UNESCO’s Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia Heritage Site and explore it thoroughly. If you want to cover all those essential places of the Coffee Region, we have the best option for you. Visit Filandia and Salento, the two must-see little and charming towns that boast the “cafetero” spirit and on top of that get to know the mesmerizing Cocora Valley and its wide field of palm trees.

What to expect on this Filandia, Salento and Cocora full day tour?

Let us show you the best natural spots along the coffee region and the warm people who take care of their 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 explore the land of our national tree, the Wax Palm Tree, in the Cocora Valley. You will hike around the best viewpoints of the coffee cultural landscape. Then you will visit the two iconic little towns: Salento and Filandia and you will stroll around its colorful, vibrant and traditional houses while you learn about the traditions, gastronomy, and lifestyle of this region.


The departure will be from Pereira, Armenia, Salento, Filandia or Manizales, 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.

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.

Besides Salento, Filandia is the second main small town of the coffee region. You will walk around its vibrant streets full of handicrafts and traditional products and you will be able to see the mountains from different viewpoints. You will have time to take a break before heading back.

After this unique and exciting cultural experience around the coffee towns, our driver will take you back to your hotel so you can rest.


  • A walk to remember around the Cocora Valley
  • A brief lesson about the Coffee Triangle and the Wax Palm Trees for its environmental and popular importance
  • Strolling around Salento and Filandia
  • Getting to know the “cafetero” culture and customs


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

Know before you book

  • The transfer time is included in the total duration of the tour

Frequently asked questions

Some say there is an endless spring in Cocora Valley, its annual average temperature is 15ºC, the highest being 25ºC and the lowest 12ºC. This is an ecosystem with a very humid climate, you can expect light rain almost daily.

In general, you must pay an entrance fee to access the Coffee Farm, Salento and the Cocora Valley and walk its path. However, when you book our tour, these tickets are already included.

The Cocora Valley is considered a paradise on earth thanks to its unique ecosystem, which makes it fertile ground with an abundance of fauna and flora. Within its diversity we can find the national plant, the wax palm. Extraordinary animals such as the spectacled eye, the hummingbird, the Andean condor and the celestial toucan also live there.

Tour's Location

Manizales, Pereira, Salento, Filandia, Armenia



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