Discover the sights and splendor of Jericó — the birthplace of Colombia’s only saint — on a private full-day tour from Medellin. After leaving Medellin’s metropolitan bustle, you’ll travel through lush coffee plantations and observe the life cycle of Colombia’s famous coffee beans. Interact with locals during a tour of a coffee farm, enjoy panoramic views of the Andean trail from Jericó and learn the history of Mother Laura, the only Colombian figure to be awarded the title of saint by the Vatican. Receive undivided attention from your guide on this private tour.
At your Medellin hotel, you’ll greet your private guide and board an air-conditioned minivan destined for Jericó, an elevated village famed for being the birthplace of Mother Laura, Colombia’s only saint.
After a 1-hour drive, you’ll arrive at a coffee farm and enrich your knowledge of the coffee-making process during a guided tour. See how the beans are harvested and dried out, wander amid the lush greenery of the farm and then pleasure your palate with freshly-ground Colombian coffee.
The quaint village of Jericó is replete with cultural treasures and religious heritage. Alongside your guide, you’ll stroll the streets and hear stories of Mother Laura, a famous figure recently declared a saint by the Vatican.
Conclude your tour with a cup of steaming Colombian coffee in a local café and browse stalls for artisan souvenirs before returning to Medellin in an air-conditioned coach.
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