5 Days Traditional Coffee Zone

5 Days Traditional Coffee Zone

The captivating landscapes of the Coffee Zone unfold to reveal lush hills adorned with emerald-green coffee plantations. Spanning regions like Caldas, Quindío, and Risaralda, this area is globally renowned for producing some of the finest Arabica coffee beans. Immerse yourself in the enchanting aroma of freshly brewed coffee as you traverse picturesque towns and villages. Beyond coffee, savor the vibrant local culture and amazing scenery, making the Coffee Zone a must-visit destination for those seeking an authentic Colombian experience. Explore the essence of tradition, passion, and flavor that defines the very soul of this remarkable region.

Itinerary

Day 1: Santa Rosa Thermal Pools

Stop At: Termales Santa Rosa de Cabal - Balneario, Calle 14 15 52 Km. 10 Vereda San Ramon, Santa Rosa de Cabal 661020 Colombia
Today you will take a trip to the magical location of the Thermal Hot-Springs of Santa Rosa. Surrounded by a tropical jungle you’ll walk through and soak up the mineral-rich waters in this amazing setting. You’ll wander through these beautiful grounds and explore the unbelievable waterfall.

Photos just do not do this place justice!
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Wax palms, Salento & Coffee

Stop At: Valle De Cocora, 6th Street, Salento Colombia
This morning you’ll start your day with some beautiful views from the Salento Mirador (Lookout), and a look down into the valley you will soon venture through.

Next, you’ll take a trip into the lush Cocora Valley and a guided tour of the Wax Palm Forest. This valley is spectacular by itself, but when combined with the forest filled with the tallest wax palms in the world, it becomes an almost spiritual experience. You’ll get to spend a few hours walking through this peaceful zone with more beautiful views in every direction.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Ecoparque the Mirador Alto De La Cruz, Cl. 1 #5-89, Salento 631020 Colombia
After you've stopped for a wonderful lunch you'll continue into a sensational coffee tour. Every part of the entire process is done by hand and with this, you'll discover the traditional methods of growing the perfect coffee bean.
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Tropical Fruit Tasting, Filandia & Night Safari into Barbas Bremen

Stop At: Salento, Salento, Quindio Department
Tropical Fruit Tasting
The symphony of birdsong and the playful chatter of howler monkeys, set the tone for a sensory journey in the heart of nature. Upon your arrival, savor a wholesome infusion crafted from a medley of fruits and herbs, a nutritious welcome that sets the stage for the visual feast of landscapes and aromatic plantations on this architecturally captivating farm.

Indulge in a diverse and mouthwatering array of offerings with over 30 varieties of seasonal fruits, four refreshing juice options, and an assortment of jams, sweets, and chutneys. Complement your tasting experience with a selection of cheeses and crunchy plantain chips. Stay refreshed with cool water on hand throughout your culinary journey.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Filandia, Filandia, Quindio Department
A Beautiful and Colorful Town with Amazing views.

Journey to one of the most colorful towns in Colombia; Filandia. Famous for its gastronomy, wonderful Colombian Culture architecture, and fabulous views, you'll enjoy a walking tour where you'll be able to take many photos of the beautiful buildings, along with a trip to the mirador (lookout) where you'll be amazed at the spectacular 360' views you receive.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Barbas Bremen Nature Reserve, Via Armenia, Filandia Colombia
Walking down a path into the thick nature reserve you’re surrounded by the sounds of crickets, frogs, and other insects. Silently walking in the steps of your guide you’ll keep an ear and eye out for any movements in the bushes signaling a mammal, reptile, giant insect, or giant spider is close by.

Stopping to lift rotting logs of wood to view what moves below, your guide will point out different spiders and other arachnids that call this place home. You’ll find scorpions and Tarantulas waiting for their next meal around these areas. You’ll also find a large variety of insects, centipedes, and millipedes in the trees, bushes, and rocks around you. Not to mention Colombian tree frogs, bats, owls, and other night birds.
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Jardin Botanico del Quindio

Stop At: Jardin Botanico del Quindio, Av Centenario no 15-190 Km. 3 Via al Valle, Calarca 057 Colombia
Enjoy a guided tour through the best Botanical gardens in the Colombian Coffee Zone, the Botanical Gardens of Quindio. Including approximately 11 hectares (27 acres) of natural Andean forest and one of the largest Mariposarios (Butterfly garden) in the country, featuring a collection of over 1000 butterflies, and 30 different species all native to this region
You'll enjoy strolling along the paths, and through the treetops along suspension bridges, and to observation platforms. You'll marvel at the grand trees, the variety of palms, the array of flowers, and the many colors of the forest.

As you venture through the canopy searching for the origins of the most beautiful songs in the rich vegetation, you'll hear a great many birds, singing for food, love, and life.

You’ll love entering the famous Casa de Mariposa (butterfly house), where a great many butterflies share their elegance, unique shapes as well as shades of many colors.
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: Hiking the Cascada Los Frailes

Stop At: Cascada Los Frailes, Via La Suiza, Pereira Colombia
Arriving at the nature reserve of Otun Qumbaya you'll ver off the road and continue the tour along a well-marked path and with stops along the way for your guide to explain more about this region and this forest full of howler monkeys and birds. After walking for approximately 30 minutes you'll reach the majesty of the waterfall.

This beautiful waterfall almost 70 meters high is located in the tourist corridor of the Otún River in the Florida sector, just 18 kilometers from Pereira, it is surrounded by native and planted forests that form majestic landscapes full of fauna and flora characteristic of this imposing place, among them the Howler Monkey. You can also observe multiple species of birds since this is a strategic point to observe great biodiversity.
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"



Hora de Inicio: 12:00 AM
Duración: 5 Days
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
All airport transfers and hotels pickups and drop-offs are included.

Airports

  • Matecana Airport, Pereira Colombia


Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Incluye

  • Private transportation
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • 2 Nights Salento Hotel
  • 7 Unique Tours
  • 2 Nights Traditional Finca
  • 4x breakfast, 1x lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Cascada Los Frailes
  • Entry/Admission - Barbas Bremen Nature Reserve
  • Entry/Admission - Jardin Botanico del Quindio

No Incluye

  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the plan
  • Experiences and Transportation not mentioned in the plan
  • Personal expenses and tips

Instalaciones


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