Top 20 Experiences in salento
Cocora valley and coffee farms tour
We start in Salento Quindío, meeting point with the guide to board the transport that will take us to the cocora valley. Where will our adventure begin walking through the artificial attractions with time for photos: The chief hand, the butterfly, jeep, the net, the nest, cocora signs, the condor wings among others. Plus the guided trekking to the lookout mountain with pauses to see and learn through explanations and environmental interpretation the entire cocora valley and its exuberant wax palm forests to descend to transport. Finally, the route is made with transportation through the different coffee farms, seeing the coffee plantations and cultural landscapes until we reach the Buenos Aires farm, where they will welcome us with a delicious peasant lunch and then dress in typical costume and start with the harvest. explanation of grinding, catchment among other stages of the tour to return again to Salento where the Day Tour ends.
Coffee Farm Experience at Finca El Ocaso from Salento
Colombia's Coffee Region is recognized for its strong coffee-growing tradition, colorful and ornamented architecture, and rich biodiversity. During this visit, you'll be able to learn and experience all of them at this typical coffee farm that will surprise you with its organic and tasty coffee.
complete horseback riding valle del cocora
It is the most complete cavalcade! that the cocora valley has with an average duration of 3 to 4 hours with the extensive visit to all the viewpoints or points of view with a time of stay that allows you to relax and take photos of each of these beautiful places without problems, The cavalcade also goes through the lower areas to cross the river and enter an adventure through the forest.
Cocora Valley and Coffee Farm Day Tour
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 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. • 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 • A guided tour along the farm and its plantation • Getting to know the full process of growing coffee, from its seeds to the roasting • Picking up coffee cherries and planting coffee seedlings • A brief lesson about the great value of coffee for Colombian coffee growers and the country’s economy in general. • High-quality Colombian coffee tasting
Horse Riding Cocora Valley
You reach the highest concentration of palm trees that the Cocora Valley has on horseback through the viewpoints and there you will take a mini walking tour until you reach the viewpoint that will let you see the highest mountains and different species of colorful trees such as the seven leathers , to appreciate a view of approximately 190 degrees. All the rides that take place in the Cocora Valley are carried out with expert guides who guarantee the proper functioning of the ride during the tour.
Coffee Farm and Salento Walking Tour with Lunch
A trip to one of the Coffee Triangle towns wouldn’t be complete without visiting a coffee farm, are we right? So, come with us to this fun and informative tour about everything you need to know of the coffee process. You will visit a coffee farm and you will have the chance of planting coffee seedlings, picking up coffee cherries and last but not least, tasting the flavor of a fresh cup of Colombian coffee. • A guided tour along the farm and its plantation • Getting to know the full process of growing coffee, from its seeds to the roasting • Picking up coffee cherries and planting coffee seedlings • A brief lesson about the great value of coffee for Colombian coffee growers and the country’s economy in general. • High-quality Colombian coffee tasting • Enjoy a homecooked meal
Cocora valley tour hummingbird circuit
Enjoy the great tour of the Cocora Valley known as the Hummingbird Circuit, an incredible natural route of approximately 12 kilometers in the middle of the native cloud forests in combination with the forest waterfall, the 7 hanging bridges, the farm on the mountains and the most beautiful landscapes of wax palms. Starting from Salento to enjoy a walk through the natural landscapes of palms, humid and pine forests up to the La Montaña farm, which has a beautiful viewpoint of the Cocora Valley canyon and from which you can see the foot of the Morro Gacho hill, after We will descend about 1 kilometer and continue to the Acaime Reserve or house of the hummingbirds where we will rest a bit and have the snack included in the activity, Aguapanela with cheese or its derivatives. Then we will return through the cloud forest passing 7 suspension bridges, the waterfall of the cloud forest and the passage through the gate that reveals the mountains full of palms.
Salento or Filandia Transfer: Matecaña International Airport (One way)
We have a team of friendly, knowledgeable, and professional drivers. They will make sure your trip from is completely safe and comfortable, so you can relax a bit and enjoy! Avoid any tiring experience regarding transport and let us drive you to or from Pereira airport and to or from your lodgings in Armenia, Pereira, Salento or Filandia. We will welcome you to our city from the very beginning and, if you are leaving, we will assure you leave it having enjoyed it from start to finish. • Not having to think about waiting in a line for taxis or other cars • Comfortable and safe service to or from the airport and to or from Armenia, Pereira, Salento or Filandia • Guarantee of high-quality transport experience • Professional and experienced driver • A person in charge of your arrival, waiting for you at the airport
Full Day Climbing The Cocora Valley with Lunch
It is an experience that shows you the secrets of the ecosystems of the cloud forest and the Cocora valley, where our guides will teach you to see what normally few people find. You will find a dazzling number of wax palms, thousands of hummingbirds in the Acaime Nature Reserve until you reach the sight of Cerro Morrogacho. Your route will be 12 kilometers to connect with nature, starting at an altitude of 1,900 meters above sea level in Salento up to 2,850 meters above sea level at the Mirador La Montaña.
Horseback riding cocora valley viewpoints and river
One of the most popular horseback riding tours in the Cocora Valley since it has a fairly varied number of ecosystems, seeing, being and knowing the viewpoints that let you see the top of the wax palms "Colombia's national tree" and its combined landscapes with the beginning of cloud forest or humid forest until crossing the river in the form of a small waterfall. On the way we can see artificial attractions such as the jeep, cocora sign, the mesh, the parrot's nest and many natural landscapes among others. All the rides that take place in the Cocora Valley are carried out with expert guides who guarantee the proper functioning of the ride during the tour.
Height Coffee Tour
We are a family business with 80 years dedicated to the production of coffee. Tours are conducted by family members. We have a varietal garden with more than 10 varieties of coffee. We not only produce coffee, we have great biodiversity in the middle of our plantation and it is possible to taste different fruits in the middle of the journey. We have different types of coffee and methods to taste after the tour.
Private Arrival or Departure Transfer: Matecaña International Airport (One way)
We have a team of friendly, knowledgeable, and professional drivers. They will make sure your trip from is completely safe and comfortable, so you can relax a bit and enjoy! Avoid any tiring experience regarding transport and let us drive you to or from Pereira airport and to or from your lodgings in Pereira or Salento. We will welcome you to our city from the very beginning and, if you are leaving, we will assure you leave it having enjoyed it from start to finish. • Not having to think about waiting in a line for taxis or other cars • Comfortable and safe service • Guarantee of high-quality transport experience • Professional and experienced driver • A person in charge of your arrival, waiting for you at the airport
Discover Frailejones in Los Nevados National Natural Park (2 days)
In this 2-day adventure you will ascend to 3800 meters of altitude, we will arrive at a cozy peasant farm where we can observe the greatness of the snowy Tolima, on the second day we can observe the calm of the great Paramillo del Quindío. During the tour you can see various landscapes, wild animals and beautiful frailejones.
Cocora Valley + Salento Horseback Riding Day Tour
If you enjoy natural destinations but you like leveling up your experiences: ride your horses and discover Colombia’s beauty through its national parks. In this tour you will be guided along the mountains of Cocora Valley. You will learn about Colombian farming traditions, have the chance of taking incredible pictures of the breathtaking landscapes. We have designed this for you to have a fulfilling trip. • Visiting Salento on the back of a horse • Exploring stunning landscapes • Getting in touch with locals by visiting some of their farms • Learning about the Coffee Region, its fauna and flora like the National Palm Tree • Unforgettable memories of your trip to Cocora Valley
Salento & Cocora Valley Hike Day Tour
Coming to the Coffee Region is letting yourself be in connection with nature. If this is what you are looking for, join us in this 6-hour tour across the Cocora Valley, and imposing open field, home to the wax palm. Hike some of its mountains, learn about the national tree and about Colombian coffee farming culture and finish your day having a tasteful and humble local meal (not included). All of this with the company of an expert guide. • 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 • An expert guide who will walk you through the mountains • Bunch of photo spots of the imposing nature
Santa Rosa de Cabal and Hot Springs Full-Day Trip
Sometimes, there is no better plan than stopping for a moment, relaxing and letting nature bring you the best of it. In this full-day tour we will take you to the traditional town of Santa Rosa de Cabal, famous in our country for two things: hot springs and foodstuff, like chorizo. Visit this town and then spent some hours receiving the healing properties of the volcano waters of the hot springs. It’s a chance to revive your spirits. • Visiting the traditional small town of Santa Rosa de Cabal • A therapeutic experience in the hot and rich in minerals medicinal waters of the thermal springs • Tasting one of the most popular varieties of Colombian chorizo: santarrosano • A walk along the village learning about farming culture • A chance to meet the warmth of locals
Endemic Birds Tour in Salento
The Santa Rita Waterfall is a cattle farm in the process of sustainable transformation. Within the property there are secondary forests and two rivers which flow into the Quindío River. By visiting this reserve we can enjoy the natural beauty of the cloud forest around Salento and support its preservation and restoration. We'll follow a path from the open farmland into the forest, passing through tunnels, caves and waterfalls, while we look for target species from the Colombian such as Andes Andean Cock of the Rock (Rupicula peruvianus), Cauca Guan (Penelope perspicax), and Multicoloured Tanager (Chlorochrysa nitidissima).
horseback riding and excursion in cocora valley
Take a magical ride on the horse along the river and climb to the wax palms and see these beautiful landscapes, then continue walking and see all landscapes and explanation with one of our expert guides.
Flying Paragliding Day Trip at Buenavista
If you are looking for a completely different experience, we recommend this paragliding trip in Buenavista small town. You will be headed from your hotel to this town and then guided by a professional paraglider who will record and photograph the whole time, so you remember seeing the stunning landscapes from the heights. We will make sure you fly free through our Colombian skies. • A safe paragliding trip with professionals • Video and pictures for you to remember the experience (not included) • The unique view of the small town and its surroundings from the heights • An introduction to the Coffee Triangle geography and importance • 15 minutes of a breathtaking joy that you won’t forget
Wax Palms, Salento and Coffee Private Full Day Tour
The best way to uncover the Coffee Cultural Landscape is to connect with it, to experience the culture, nature and the many colors and shapes of the towns within. In Salento, we provide these 3 experiences for you in just the one-day. 1. In the early morning, you’ll go to the Cocora Valley where you’ll stroll under the tallest wax palms on the planet, rising up the mountainside to meet the mystical clouds in the sky. 2. Later in the afternoon you’ll visit one of the most beautiful coffee fincas in Colombia, and uncover the coffee process and learn the very best secrets to creating great Colombian Coffee. 3. To complete the third part of your experience you’ll go through the captivating streets of Salento, through the colorful main street, the plaza (the square) and checkout the best sites.