Discover a stunning landscape at the foot of Los Nevados on a full-day tour to Cocora Valley, a coffee farm and Salento. Follow trails through soaring wax palms, and listen for the sounds of tropical birds and wildlife as you hike into a mountainside cloud forest. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, then follow the coffee production process from plant to cup on a local farm. Explore brightly painted architecture and a historic town square in the picture-perfect colonial town of Salento before returning to Pereira.
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.
Enjoy this therapeutic experience in the hot and rich in minerals medicinal waters of the thermal springs. Taste one of the most popular varieties of Colombian chorizo: santarrosano
We are people of the region with extensive experience in tourism in the coffee axis.In this tour we will take you to know one of the region's badges destinations such as thermal springs, a place full of magic and completely surrounded by native trees where you can Take a delicious bath in 100% natural waters with lots of healing and healthy properties for our visitors from which they will be renewed.
It is a tour where our clients will be able to know the magic of our landscapes and our villages, visiting and knowing unique places in the world where they can take pleasant experiences and unforgettable moments.
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
Experience the towering palms of the Cocora Valley (Valle de Cocora), plus the nature-rich coffee region of Salento, on a private day trip from Armenia. Taking a private tour means you can wander around each attraction at your own pace, while letting someone else drive you directly from your accommodation allows you to sit back and soak up the Colombian countryside.
Visit the beautiful Cocora valley with an excellent bilingual guide and see the tallest palm trees in the world. Once you get to the entrance of the valley, you can walk for as long as you want, see the beauty of the valley, and take pictures with the palm trees. You will then spend some time in the coffee towns of Salento, where they have a nice observatory with an amazing view for you to delight in. In Salento yo will absorb the relaxed and laidback culture of a traditional colorful coffee town. Afterwards, you will visit a well-known coffee farm and experience a Coffee Farm Tour experience, where you will understand how one of the best coffees in the world is produced. Enjoy a delicious and fresh cup of coffee and head back to your hotel, enjoy the breathtaking views of the region on your way back.
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We have wide coverage and a vehicle fleet in very good condition. our staff is qualified for the service and will be attentive to what you need during the trip.
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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 on this fun and informative tour about everything you need to know about the coffee process.
You will visit a coffee farm and you will have the chance of planting coffee seedlings, pick up coffee cherries and last but not least, taste the flavor of a fresh cup of Colombian coffee.
Cooking stories is an encounter with memory and territory. It is an experience with the Coffee Axis through its smells, tastes, textures and narrations. In it they try, feel and prepare some of the foods that are served today in the tables of this mountainous land. At the same time, you can hear stories from distant and nearby times that were told in books or transmitted by grandparents. It is a journey through the identity of men and women who from pre-Columbian times inhabited this territory, going through the time of the conquest and arriving at the coffee farm.
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.
The region of Quindio, where the 3 hectare farm is located, is the quintessential Colombian coffee zone, and a UNESCO world heritage site. The coffee farm is surrounded by lush green coffee trees in a walnut forest. Your coffee tour is guided by a professional taster and barista, its lasts about 3 hours and includes: the farm tour, coffee tasting and coffee served with arepas at the end.
Start your experience with a walk through the coffee and walnut forest, and learn about the different varieties of coffee and the native trees that give shade. Next you can observe coffee picking (if in harvest). Then go through the utility and dryer, to understand the cherry pulping, washing and drying process (post-harvest process). End your experience with some typical Colombian "onces" that include arepa and fresh cheese, both made by hand with ingredients from the farm, and obviously a good cup of traditional Colombian coffee from the farms single origin beans.
In the middle of banana and coffee crops, there is a beautiful traditional farm with a landscape full of greens, where you will be welcomed with a cup of coffee and you will be able to learn about its history and architecture. coffee maker. They will continue the tour of the crops learning about the process of planting, harvesting, benefiting, washing, drying and packing the coffee. Later you can enjoy in the company of the lady of the farm the elaboration of delicious patacones with hogao. Then the visitors will come to know “alternative methods” of coffee preparation and taste the different flavors that are obtained with their preparations; ending the afternoon with a delicious typical Colombian barbecue.
If you enjoy natural destinations but you like levelling 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, and 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
- Learning about the Coffee Region, its fauna and flora like the National Palm Tree
- Unforgettable memories of your trip to Cocora Valley
La Vida Submarina was established in 2018, And is a PADi certified dive center. We are one of the very few scuba diving centers in Colombia who’s focused on marine conservation through various initiatives and research.
La Vida Submarina is a small but proud member of Colombian PADi Diving industry who is an active contributor for ProjectAware submitting dive site data and coral reef health reports. We enjoy getting our clients involved in our conservation programs and inspiring them to be the ambassadors for the ocean.
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We conduct all levels of PADI Courses from DSD through to Divemaster Level. We can teach in English and Spanish.
We are fully equipped with all sizes of rental dive equipment and running our dives and PADI Courses with our available diving boats.
Discover mountain villages and hillside farms on a full-day tour to Quindio and Pijao from Pereira, and immerse yourself in Colombia’s remarkable landscape and coffee culture. Learn why Cordoba’s coffee is among the best in the world, and see how the beans go from field to cup. Navigate rolling foothills on your way to Pijao, then slow down to the pace of traditional life: stroll picturesque streets, have lunch in a local house and take in the views over a cup of local coffee.
Quindio's Botanical garden and Butterfly's house. Place to enjoy the mountain rainforest, native plant collections (Palms, Heliconias, Tree ferns, Orchids, Carnivore plants), Birds observatory, Observation Towel, Different Museums (Palms, Geological, Tunnel museum, Insects, Butterflies), Butterfly's house and Hummingbirds feeders.
With the company of a certified instructor, you will learn about the entire transformative process of Coffee, from the raw material to the finished drink.
With state-of-the-art machinery and equipment to have a high-level experience.
You will be able to see the roasting process in a toaster and a GIESEN software.
In passing through the laboratory, using equipment such as ATAGO Refractometers, Hygrometers, JABALITICS colorimeters, Le Nuz de Café, Everpure Filters.
At the bar you will live a unique flavor experience and an extraction process with a SYNESSSO espresso machine, COMPAK and BARATZA grinders, ACAIA bar with grameras, everpure filters, FELOW jugs, among other high-quality elements.
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