Salento and Cocora Valley Tour

Salento and Cocora Valley Tour

Visit the municipality of Salento in Quindío, one of the typical villages that includes the declaration of UNESCO as Cultural Heritage of Humanity. And he knows in the Cocora Valley the national tree of Colombia, the Palm of Wax.

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DescriptionDescription of Salento and Cocora Valley Tour

Salento and Cocora Valley: the treasures of the Coffee Axis

With this experience you will be able to know the most visited places of the Coffee Region: Salento Y Cocora Valley; you can live a quiet day in one of the most picturesque villages of Colombia; enjoy your delicious gastronomytry the coffee softest in the world and know the majesty of the wax palm.

Is a natural landscape located in a mountainous valley of the central mountain range of the Colombian Andes, specifically in the department of Quindío, being part of Snowy National Park.

You will enjoy with us the colorful Antioqueña architecture, the tour of the Calle Real and the Alto de las Cruces.

Curiosities of the site:

The wax palm It reaches up to 60 meters and can live 200 years, and are increasingly threatened by the progress of livestock.

The average temperature is 18 degrees Celsius and has an approximate population in the urban area of 3000 inhabitants and in the rural area of 5500 inhabitants.

Meeting points

  • The starting point depends on the place of origin of the client.

It includes

 What includes? Salento and Cocora Valley Tour

  • Round trip transportation from Pereira in specialized tourism cars.
  • One day activity (depending on climatic and topographic conditions).
  • Refreshment.
  • 30-minute ride through the Cocora Valley.
  • Lunch with typical trout dish.
  • Visit to the town (Salento).
  • Accompanying coordinator (for groups over 12 people).
  • Medical assistance card

Not include

  • Expenses not specified in the plan
  • Promotional rate applies for groups of 7 people

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itineraryItinerary of Salento and Cocora Valley Tour

  • Meeting point

    Time 8:30 am

    Our meeting point in the city of Pereira is the ColombiaTours facilities (Cr 13bis # 32b 37 Local 3) if it is a group departure. For personalized services at the door of your hotel or home, at this time our group coordinators or manager start with the necessary recommendations to make your experience a pleasant experience

  • Start of the tour

    Transport

    In specialized tourism cars we start the tour from Pereira through the Barbas Bremen nature reserve along the coffee highway, it is approximately 1 hour: 30 minutes of paved road trip, spotting the magical landscape of the Coffee Cultural Landscape. After this we arrive at the Palmas del Cocora Eco Hotel Resort

  • Ride

    Breakfast 10:00 am

    About this hour after resting a bit of the tour in the car, the ride is taken, a 30-minute tour entering the foot of the Los Nevados National Park, with our guides from the region, return to the tourist center Palmas del Cocora , where we will enjoy its green areas to prepare for lunch.

  • lunch

    Typical lunch

    After taking the ride you can take lunch, a typical lunch of the area, Trout with fried Patacon Cocora, this lunch is taken at the resort's facilities, where after lunch you can enjoy the green areas.

  • Refreshment

    Refreshment3:00 pm

    After lunch and enjoy a little of the facilities of the tourist center, proceed to take the snack, which can be panela water with cheese, cake with coffee or arequipe with cheese

  • Salento

    4:00 pm

    After enjoying the Cocora Valley area, there is a trip to Salento, where the car that transports them leaves them in the main park to visit this area of the royal street and tourist viewpoint, purchase of handicrafts and gastronomy local

  • Return to the city of origin

    5:30 pm

    At this very punctual time the car that transported them to take the tour waits for them in the main park to return to the starting point or meeting point, the vehicle is very punctual in the return so we suggest you be very punctual.

recommendationsRecommendations for Salento and Cocora Valley Tour

We recommend you to wear comfortable clothes, preferably with closed shoes because it is very cold in this area. They must be warm, wear a camera, apply sunscreen.

People with physical limitations are advised not to do the walk, but they can enjoy the scenery in the various restaurants that are in place.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

In this magical town you will find a great diversity of crafts, an amazing view in its Mirador, the only thing you will need to enjoy it is the best attitude.

This activity does not require more physical effort.

Tourist Activities that can be done in short periods of time or in 1 day only. Which can be taken individually or within a complete plan.
The Coffee Axis or Colombian Coffee Cultural Landscape hides in its mountains a history of tradition and culture that we should all know.

The Coffee Cultural Landscape was recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage thanks to the natural wealth it contains and the culture it characterizes. The carriel, the poncho, the hat, the friendliness of the locals, the beauty of their women, their charming villages and many other things make this a unique place, which also offers us the best coffee, that without which we can not start the day.

Here it is also possible to find multiple climates and ecosystems, thanks to its geographical conditions, becoming a world biodiversity conservation zone. It will always be possible to be surprised by the beauty of the snow-capped mountains or the butterfly garden, in which about 1500 butterflies of 50 species live.

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    4 out of 5

    The landscapes are spectacular, for food there is a variety of dishes, recommended Garlic trout, fruit desserts, ecological walks, horseback riding.

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    5 out of 5

    Excellent place to walk with an indescribable view. If you like to walk in recommended nature, you will definitely start the walk through the misty forest and reach the valley as a reward for the effort.

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