Coffee Scent

Duration

6 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

Bogota

Available

2019 / 2019

Cities to visit: Bogota, Pereira, Armenia, Santa Rosa De Cabal, Salento,

Detailed day by day description

Introduction

Dear Traveler: thank you for choosing us to perform this Tour! We hope you enjoy your trip.

Here we give you a guidance on their tour with the information that we believe may be of your interest. The information is indicative, may exist variations on designated hours.

TRANSFER from the airport, if you have it included or purchasing. Our transfer will be waiting for you with a poster on behalf of Owner or its name to the output of the custom (after collecting your luggage)..

Remember to inform us by phone if you lost your connection flight or expected delay of their arrival, in your VOUCHER figure the phone of the transfer.

Day

Reception and transfer from El Dorado International Airport to the chosen hotel. Accommodation

Breakfast at the hotel. Next, one of our representatives will pick you up at your hotel to go out to the historic center of Bogota, where you start a pedestrian tour of Bolivar Plaza and the nearby streets, where you can see buildings like the National Capitol, center of Country’s Legislation life; The House of the community; The House of Nariño, the headquarters of the Presidency of the Republic; and a panoramic visit to the Santa Clara Church Museum. Enter the Gold Museum, where there are about 34,000 pieces of goldsmith from various pre-Hispanic cultures, and then you will go to the House Museo “Quinta de Bolívar”, where used to live the Liberator Simón Bolívar. The route goes from 2,600 meters above the sea level of the city to the 3,152 meters, there you will find the sanctuary where the image of the fallen lord of Monserrate is venerated. From there you can see the best panorama of Bogota. Return to the hotel and accommodation.
*Notes
-The gold and Quinta de Bolívar museum are closed on Mondays; Instead you will visit the Botero Museum and the Mint.
Duration: Approximately 05 hours.
Operation: Monday to Saturday starts at 9:00 hours. Domingo does not operate with Monserrate.

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport to take the flight to the city of Pereira or Armenia. (Airfare not included). Arrival, reception and transfer from the airport to the hotel chosen on the coffee-axis. Accommodation.

Breakfast. At the right time meet with one of our representatives to move to "The Coffee Farm" and begin the tour of the coffee process in the company of a local expert who will take us through beautiful special coffee plantations, explaining how is the coffee process from planting, manual selective recollecting and pulping. After this, we will toast special coffee beans in a wooden stove in the kitchen of the typical peasant house where we can have an authentic coffee experience. On the route you have several stations with viewpoints made in Guadua where we can appreciate the beautiful scenery and natural environment of the place while we enjoy a cup of coffee. Finally, we move on to the innovative process of drying the coffee bean, and then we go into the main house where they will say goodbye to us with a delicious coffee lemonade. At the end we will have time to enjoy a delicious typical lunch (included) and transfer to the hotel, rest of the day free and accommodation.
*Notes:
Approximate duration of the coffee process: 4 hours of activity plus the transfer time depending on the location of the hotel chosen.

Breakfast. In the morning private transfer to the Valley of the Cocoa, meanwhile you’ll be appreciating the beautiful scenery of the place. Once you reach the valley, we will have a welcome cocktail (Canelazo) and assistance by a specialized eco guide that will make the introduction to the Natural Reserve of Cocora. Through a walk we will move to the fog forest where we can appreciate the biodiversity of fauna and flora of the place and where we’ll take the ecological path of the palm of wax, the highest in the world and the national flagship tree of Colombia to make the ritual of the palm wax of Quindío, which is to know the history of how the Aborigines worshipped this palm. Then we'll do the planting of palm seedlings. Later, transfer to the typical town of Salento where we will have a walking tour visiting its colonial streets, artisan workshops and Mirador del Cocora. At the agreed time transfer back to the hotel. Rest of the day free and accomodation.
*Notes:
Approximate Duration: 6 hours of activity plus the transfer time depending on your location.
Includes: Private transport described in the plan-guidance and environmental interpretation – welcome Canelazo – Regular ecological hike – wax Palm Ritual and introduction to the destination by eco-local guide – hydration, snacks and typical lunch with 1 entry, 1 Strong plate and 1 beverage.
* Because this destination presents great influence of local and foreign visitors on Sundays and Mondays holidays, we recommend booking this tour on different days for a better experience, this applies also for Easter, end and beginning of the year.

Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time transfer to the airport to take flight to your hometown.
(Airfare not included).


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