Colombia is a productive and fertile land. One of the goods it also produces is sugar cane and on this day trip you will understand its real importance. Come and visit El Paraíso Hacienda and explore the process of sugar cane while walking among its fields. Taste a traditional drink made from the same product and enjoy a typical valluno lunch. A tour created to immerse yourself in the unknown side of Cali.
Give yourself an extra day and let us show you the fascinating world of Colombian sugar cane and its unknown but worth discovering history.
Sugar cane hides stories of slavery, music, and cultural exchange of the past years. So why not come listen to this story for yourself in a real Colombian plantation near Cali? Get away from the city and don’t miss this experience. This sweet tale won’t tell itself. And if after connecting with nature you want to keep exploring the urban side of Cali, check out our list of the 5 things you can’t miss in a city tour.
Your day will start early. The tour guide will pick you at the reception of your hotel. Once ready, both the driver and him will take you outside the city and after a couple of hours away you will get to the El Paraíso Hacienda. In here you will get to stroll around its nature, while the guide explains the environmental importance of the place and then you will be guided to the sugar cane hacienda.
Once you arrive, you will meet the expert guide and you will take a walk around the hacienda with him. Right after, you will head to the sugar cane fields to learn about its growing and harvesting process. Cane is very important in the region because besides it is used as brown sugar, it also helps on some liquor production.
While in the tour you will actually have the chance to taste a sugar cane-based traditional drink that can also be fermented. It is basically made using a machine that extracts the liquid out of the plant and it is massively drunk in this area of the country.
Later on, after exploring the farm, you will rest your feet and you will enjoy the best Cauca Valley’s cuisine with a valluno lunch. By this time, the end of the tour is near, and the driver will be ready to take you back to your hotel in Cali.
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