Visit a forest preserve and a picture-perfect colonial town with a full-day tour to Filiania from Pereira, and experience Colombia’s remarkable nature, culture and heritage. Listen for howler monkeys and tropical birds as you trace a scenic trail through the forest, and learn about the area’s plants, animals and agriculture. Enjoy a creative lunch in Filandia, then explore the city on foot with a local historian. Trace a route through the city’s colorful neighborhoods, visit a local basket weaver and enjoy coffee with a view before returning to Pereira.
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.
This is a route that mixes high mountains (4450 meters) with volcanic-Andean landscapes and thermal baths, allowing visitors to see 2 very interesting attractions of Manizales such as the Nevado del Ruiz and the Termales del Otoño
Our tour begins by picking you up in Jericó to transport you down a bumpy path to the family run coffee farm. After a traditional Colombian meal cooked
by Ariel and his family, The guide will then take you on a tour around the farm. You will learn about the property, and receive a hands on experience whilst learning about the coffee cultivation process. They will take you through picking the coffee fruits, then teach you about the de-shelling, fermentation, cleaning, drying and roasting. On the way back to Jericó we will stop by a waterfall where you will have the opportunity to view a beautiful rainbow through the water (weather
permitting). We will then return to Jericó.
This is a complete adventure surrounding the active volcano Nevado del Ruiz. Backpackers Colombia apart itself from most conventional tour operators by creating off the beaten track adventures which are much more than just a simple tour. Conventional tour operators mostly offer a very short tour inside the park and then to artificial hot springs. In this complete adventure (12-14 hours) everything you'll see is completely natural, we will get many different views to the active volcano and hike for a few hours.
We adapt the adventure to the physical conditions of each person and can take you to you to the highlight places by 4X4 car or hike our way, you choose it yourself.
The Ramón y Elena Coffee Route is a model of entrepreneurship with social impact. In addition to entertainment, visitors will find how economic benefit can be integrated with nature conservation and social impact. In Ramón and Elena we collect rainwater and use it for the benefit of coffee, we recognize a fair payment to the collectors and we have the Recolecta Amor program, for the education of the children of the collectors. On our route you will find a large number of varieties of fruit trees that provide shade to coffee and help conserve the ecosystem.
Get a unique perspective on the Quindio landscape by embarking upon a thrilling paragliding adventure. In the company of a pilot, soar over the city and feel the freedom of free flight while a GoPro records the experience so that you have photos and videos to keep as souvenirs. Fly in confidence as your pilot teaches you about technique and, perhaps, take the controls yourself.
We offer very modern, high quality and well maintained mountain bikes for your use in and around the town of Jericó, Colombia. We provide you with protective helmet as well as a lock and key to keep the bike secure when it isn't in use. It is an amazing way to explore this vast, breathtaking area.
Immerse yourself in Colombian coffee culture with this tour from Armenia. Visit a coffee farm in the Finlandia region to learn about the process of the bean from plant to cup, tasting plenty of samples and listening to detailed commentary. You'll also visit El Tambo to see a dedicated coffee monument and sit down for a cup of local brew.
Manizales opens its doors to show us one of the most spectacular landscapes: its coffee plantations. During this tour you will have the opportunity to mix the delight of your gaze with the forces of your legs to reach the end. Each piece will be a mixture of sensations, which upon reaching the goal will leave you with only one word: WOW!
This Cross Country route combines good pedaling, good coffee and a unique landscape. We will cross routes that include uncovered roads and challenging climbs.
This route is perfect for riders who like to pedal, want to have a very good experience and prefer not to take aggressive descents.
Join us for this wonderful horseback tour in and around Jericó, Colombia. We combine amazing horses with the natural wonder of the Western Andes, providing you with an authentic and unforgettable experience. We offer 2 or 4 hour treks through the town of Jericó and into the surrounding mountain ranges.
On trek one, the highlights include Jerico, the Andes, Cauca river and Cerro Tusa (pyramid mountain).
Trek two (4 hour option) also includes a cattle farm, fish reserve and lunch at the family restaurant.
Adventure and landscapes are the scene of this one day trip, we will feel what is the freedom to go on two wheels, we will be inspired by one of the best routes that the city of open doors, Manizales, has.
We will go up and get to know one of the most complete and fun routes we have around the city: challenging climbs, descending roads and pastures, landscapes that will delight us and that will lead us to live a truly memorable experience.
This crossing is perfect for riders who want to live a bike day, who like to cycle through diverse terrain and put a little touch of adrenaline on their departures.
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.
They can know how is the authentic coffee process in a small farm near to the city the first and to the second day, they will have all the highlights about coffee culture between two villages of andian which are called Filandia and Salento and finally they will have a contact with one of the greates forest Cocora Valley of Colombia Country.
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.
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.
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.
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Explore Colombia's fascinating history, from pre-Columbian to present day with this full-day round trip tour. Begin where all good cultural tours begin, at a cemetery, then proceed to Salento - an artist's town perched atop a valley with spectacular views. Enjoy a typical lunch before continuing on to Filandia to discover unique colonial architecture. Finally, travel all the way back to the 5th century to learn of the Quimbaya Civilization and their golden treasures.
Get a personalized introduction to Armenia’s history, cuisine, landscape, and coffee culture on a private, full-day tour of the city that includes round trip transport from your hotel, entrance fees, lunch, and a coffee cupping. Visit city’s gold museum, have lunch at a local restaurant, and enjoy one of the city’s largest green spaces, then meet with a professional barista to taste and explore Colombian coffee. This private tour is available for groups of up to 12 travelers.
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.
Learn about the native flora of Colombia with a visit to the Botanical Garden of Quindio and the coffee-inspired Recuca theme park. On this 7-hour private tour from Armenia, Walk through the botanical garden as butterflies flit around you. At Recuca, take on the role of a coffee farmer and listen as your dedicated guide will provides information on the coffee cultivation process for which Colombia is famous. Traditional lunch and round-trip transportation from your Armenia hotel are included.
With every view you enjoy you will want more, but don't worry! Because in the end, we will find the cherry that the cake needed, a waterfall will be the indicator that we have reached our destination, its whiteness, its sound, its majesty will make us understand that fatigue is worth it and that the bike simply shows us what is the freedom to go on two wheels and be able to reach magical and enchanted places.
The shot along this route, will make you see the wonders of nature, each piece will allow you to enjoy the landscapes that you find on the road, will allow you to dream and appreciate everything with what you find. Cold, heat, sun or wind will be in charge of being in our road, they will not be an impediment to reach our goal.
This one-day mountain bike tour is the perfect plan for those riders who like to mix a good ride with nature and natural landscapes.
The mountains of the Coffee Cultural Landscape are the ideal setting for a great mountain hike in a unique setting, due to the beauty and immensity of wax palms and changing greens on the horizon. That is why we move to the Cocora Valley to start a nature circuit that surrounds us with all its landscapes and diversity of territory. Ascending in a unique adventure in the very heights, to know the shelter of the hummingbirds, have a typical drink, go up the hill and finally have a little snack. Moreover, we proceed descending through the hills and the farms that border the place, thus crossing the highest Palms in the world. Concluding, having lunch in one of the fanciest restaurants in the region next to the best views of the zone.