You will go to two of the most magical towns of the Colombian coffee landscape . During your visit to these places you will experience the local cuisine tasting different typical foods of the region such as chucula (peasant chocolate mixed with ground and roasted beans), panela water (made from local sugar cane) with cheese, arepa with artisan cheese, among others. In addition to this gastronomic experience you will visit an impressive and quiet place where you can appreciate the native flora and fauna of our region where you can connect with nature, finally, you will hike through the Andean terrain where you can enter the enchanted wax palm forest and the famous fog forest of the cocora valley, crossing rivers through various Indiana Jones like bridges and enjoying the nature around you including observing many humming birds up close.
I'm an experienced traveler and have knowledge of many different peculiar and interesting locations in Colombia's coffee cultural landscape, I have tasted many different artesenal coffee grown locally as well as different brews made out of beans and chocolate, I have lived in the area all of my life and I have also traveled to Europe and the US , I love to exchange cultural experiences. I have had the opportunity to hike in many different areas of Colombia including the snow peaked mountain of Ruiz, and the snow peaked mountain of Santa Marta, where I've experienced and learned about a great variety of ecosystems as well as different species of plants and animals.
Panela water with cheese, hot chocolate with cheese or Coffee (does not include lunch)
Tickets to be able to access the mountain path Tickets to humming bird reserve
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Your tour will start in the city of Pereira (we will pick you up), then you will go to the cocora valley where you can visit it, hike through the wax palm forest, enter the foggy andean landscape, and reach acaime the hummingbird reserve, afterwards we will have a short tour in Salento where you will be able to see the local handmade crafts, the architecture and enjoy a short tour, and finally we will end in Filandia and have another tour.
Cocora valley and magic town adventure