If you enjoy exploring the less-known treasures of a region: you are in the right place. In this full-day tour, you will be taken into the woods to meet the small and humble but magical and memorable Minca village. You will be in connection with nature on a hike to Marinka waterfalls and you will have the chance to try Colombia’s world’s most famous good: coffee, after visiting a farm. Let this cozy and cool village enchant you.
Santa Marta is well known for offering all kinds of experiences to all kinds of visitors, from locals to Colombian tourists and foreigners, this city always has something to make us love it. Let us prove this by taking you to Minca. Refuel your batteries in this secret paradise and go back to Santa Marta feeling free.
If you finish this trip wanting to keep exploring more about the region and connecting with nature, we invite you to check out our 4-day tour: Lost City Trek in La Sierra Nevada Natural Park, an ancient city older than Machu Picchu.
Our driver and our guide will pick you up in the morning and drive you for less than an hour to this village. Once there, your whole day's adventure will start. Minca is a beautiful small town located near Santa Marta, away from the coast and in the middle of the way to The Sierra Nevada. It is known as the Colombian ecological capital due to its stunning natural landscapes that promote such type of tourism. Coming to this place is all about disconnecting yourself from technology and reconnecting with nature.
Here you will be first guided to La Victoria coffee farm, one of the pioneers in coffee farming in Colombia. You will have the chance to tour the farm around and learn about all of the processes coffee is part of, from the very beginning until it becomes the cup of coffee you will definitely taste. Sierra Nevada’s coffees are known to be not only unique but exquisite, so feel lucky to taste them.
You will enjoy a traditional lunch to recharge and will have some time to rest your feet before finishing your adventure.
Lastly, you will be guided to two of the most relaxing places in Minca. Pozos Azules (Blue Wells) and Marinka Waterfalls, are both natural formations pinned to the mountains and with fresh and cold water. You will have the chance to refresh yourself in both places before heading back to your hotel.
From the mountain to the sea: let us introduce you a paradise named Colombia in a quick trip to its two main cities.