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.
Come and let's populate together!
Description 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.
- The starting point depends on the place of origin of the client.
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).
- 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
- Expenses not specified in the plan
- Promotional rate applies for groups of 7 people
Itinerary of Salento and Cocora Valley Tour
Recommendations 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.
This activity does not require more physical effort.
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.