Private Tour: Cocora Valley and Ocaso Coffee Tour
Learn about the colombian coffee culture on a coffee farm with traditional architecture where excellence and environmental care is their main philosophy. This Coffee tour will teach you why colombian coffee is considered one of the best in the world.Visit the Corcora Valley—home to the tallest palm trees in the world and a magical place to enjoy the sunset.Enjoy a special adventure in a traditional vehicle called Willis (Jeep) to the farm “El Ocaso de Salento”; learn about an ancient culture and discover the old national road.The farm “El Ocaso de Salento” is a magical place that connects you with nature and the coffee culture throughout the process of planting, production, profit, marketing and preparation of this delicious drink. Come and collect yourself coffee and enjoy one of the best Colombian coffee cup.The lookout of Salento is a place at the top of the mountain, where you can enjoy the beauty of a unique natural forest that hosts an invaluable natural wealth.Enjoy the food of the region (trout) to recharge energy. Then it is time to visit the Cocora Valley and hike up the mountain 100 meters above the sea level. Along the way you will feel a very deep emotional experience and discover why the Cocora Valley is more than a beatiful landscape.Drive back to your hotel with a great experience about the coffee process, the beauty of a unique natural forest, the typical food and with an amazing feeling about the Cocora Valley.
Hot Air Balloon Flight over the Colombian Coffee Region
See Colombia’s coffee country from the air on a hot air balloon flight from the Salento area that includes hotel pickup and drop-off, a cup of local coffee at the launch site, and 30–40 minutes of air time. Get an early morning start so you can catch the ‘golden hour’ in the Andes’ Colombian coffee triangle, with sweeping views across coffee plantations and peaks.ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Parque del Cafe, Km 6 Via Montenegro Pueblo Tapao, Montenegro 633007 ColombiaFly over the hilly terrain that makes up Colombia’s “Coffee Cultural Landscape,” a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a unique adventure that’s different from all what's usually done in the region, and contemplate the wonderful mountainous scenery from the refreshing perspective of a calmed Hot Air Balloon flight. Duration: 2 hours
Los Nevados National Park 3-Day Trip from Salento
Experience the Andean thermal floors, get to know the Paramo ecosystem and, the marvels of tropical glaciers in this astonishing 3-day hike in the Colombian Coffee Region.ItineraryDay 1: Salento - Cocora ValleyStop At: Valle del Cocora, Salento ColombiaLeaving Salento at 6:00 am in a Jeep “Willis”, the typical transportation of the coffee region, you will head to Cocora Valley. Starting at an altitude of 2.390meters you will enter the forest among the tall Wax Palm trees. The first ascent goes as far 3.400meters high to the lookout where we will stop for a trail lunch. Afterward, you will visit the Paramo and "Alto de la Amargura" at 4.000m; the highest point of this day. If weather conditions allow it, you will be able to see Paramillo del Quindio and Nevado del Tolima. After a break, you will continue descending to Finca El Berlin ( 3.700m), for 6 to 8km more where you will spend the night.Duration: 6 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: El Berlin Farm Day 2: Laguna de OtúnStop At: Lake Otun, Via al Parque Nacional Los Nevados, Pereira ColombiaAfter a typical countryside breakfast, you will get ready to visit Laguna del Otun at 3.900m. Here you will have a stop for a trail lunch while enjoying the view of the snowy peaks, waterfalls, and the numerous Frailejones. After lunch, you will hike to the lookout point called La Asomadera at 4.100m getting closer to Nevado Santa Isabel until the National Park Cabin Called "Potosi". Finally, you will finish the day descending to a farmer's house called Campo Alegre at 3900m. Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Campo Alegre FarmDay 3: Nevado de Santa Isabel - Manizales or SalentoStop At: Nevado Santa Isabel, Pereira Colombiaat 6:30 am a 4x4 car will pick up the group for a 40min drive until Conejeras, where you wil