Coffee region introduction: Salento, Filandia and Valle del Cocora


From USD 360 per person | 3 NIGHTS/ 4 DAYS


We want you to live the best experience during your tour through Colombia's coffee region that is why we designed this experience that combines our selection of nature tourism tours in this destination. During this tour you will get to know about coffee at a farm that specializes in this activity, you will also visit the botanical garden and learn about ecology and conservation. At last, you will visit the most touristic places in this destination: the colorful town Salento, Filandia and Valle del Cocora.


DATES
Departures any day of the week
group size
Max 12, Average 4

WHATS INCLUDED:


Transport
Accommodation
Meals
Activities
Others
  • Private transfer between Armenia – Farm Hotel – Armenia. We can pick you up at the ground transportation terminal, El Eden airport or any other place in Armenia.

  • 3 nights at the farm hotel in the rural area of Montenegro. Single, double or triple accommodation depending on availability and the number of travelers in your reservation.

  • 3 buffet type breakfasts.

  • Tour and entrance ticket to Quindio’s Botanical Garden and it´s butterfly garden.
  • Tour to Salento and Valle del Cocora, ideal opportunity to explore both places without hurry.
  • Coffee sensorial tour at the Combia farm (3-4 hours).

  • Travel insurance. Spanish guide through the activities.


NOT INCLUDED:


  • Transportation: Air or ground transportation to and from Armenia. We can add on the flight tickets for you. If you get to Pereira, we can add on the ground transportation from Pereira to the hotel, just ask us. Ideally, you can get to Armenia in the morning the first day and leave in the afternoon the last day so you can enjoy the most of these two days that don't have activities.
  • Meals: Lunches, dinners, snacks, and hydration. Breakfast on the first day.

itinerary


Day 1 - Arrival at Armenia

We will be waiting for you at the ground transportation terminal or the airport, please let us know where you will arrive. We will then go to the farm hotel by car, located in a rural area in the township of Montenegro, it will be a 35 minutes' drive. You will have the afternoon free to enjoy the hotel´s facilities, it´s the pool and the natural surroundings.


Day 2 - Salento and Valle del Cocora

After breakfast, you will head out to Salento, the most touristic destination of Quindio. Explore its colorful streets and appreciate the traditional Antioquenian colonization architecture since this was the first town to be founded in this state. Explore the shops at Calle Real to discover handi-crafts and go up to the viewpoint to enjoy the sight of the town and its surroundings. Then you will go to the famous Valle del Cocora to appreciate the beauty of the places and know the wax palms. At the end of the afternoon, you will go back to the farm.


Day 3 - Botanical garden and coffee experience

After breakfast, you will head out to Quindio´s Botanical Garden, located in Calarca to visit the famous butterfly garden, with more than 500 species registered, you will explore its trails and will learn about the palms, ferns, heliconias and other flora of the coffee region. In the afternoon you will visit the Combia Farm to live the coffee route, which will take you through different stations and will let you experience aromas, textures and flavors throughout activities like hiking and handi-crafts workshops. At the end of the afternoon, you will get back to the farm hotel.


Day 4 - Free day

After breakfast and depending on the time of your flight you can do other activities in this destination like visit the theme paks: Coffee national park, Panaca and RECUCA, or simply rest at the farm hotel´s facilities. Keep in mind that the check out hour is at 10 AM.


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