Cocora Valley

Cocora
Valley

Discover a stunning landscape at the foot of Los Nevados on a full-day tour to Cocora Valley, a coffee farm and Salento. Follow trails through soaring wax palms, and listen for the sounds of tropical birds and wildlife as you hike into a mountainside cloud forest. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, then follow the coffee production process from plant to cup on a local farm. Explore brightly painted architecture and a historic town square in the picture-perfect colonial town of Salento before returning to Pereira.

Itinerary

The Primatial Cathedral of Bogotá in Plaza Bolivar. Street photography.

Day 1. Bogotá

After Breakfast at your hotel we start our tour with a ride on the world-famous Bogota cable car. You will enjoy breathtaking views of the city and surrounding nature as the cars climb 3160 meters to the peak of Cerro Monserrate (10,367 feet). We will then walk through the historical suburb of La Candelaria, with its old churches and cobblestoned streets, surrounded by colonial architecture, baroque churches, art deco houses, and street art. We will visit Plaza Bolivar and its stunning Cathedral.  Night flight to Pereira and car transfer to Salento for overnight at centrally located hotel. 

Day 2. Salento & Cocora Valley

After breakfast at the hotel you will visit the amazing Cocora Valley, inside Los Nevados National Natural Park home to the national tree and symbol of Colombia, the Quindío wax palm, these slender trees stand at an impressive 60 meters. In this 12 kilometers walk we will have a big chance of spotting the largest flying bird in the world, the Andean Condor as well as the Long Tailed Sylph Hummingbird and the Blue crowned Motmot . Lunch at local restaurant and drive back to Salento for overnight. 

Day 3. Pijao, Buenavista, Coffee Finca

After breakfast we will visit Buenavista which is is known as ‘Ventana del Quindío’ (Window of Quindio)  In this tour we will also visit Pijao, founded in 1902 inhabited by less than 50.000 people. We will enjoy their picturesque typical architecture of Coffee Region villages enhanced with beautiful squares, colorful houses, local restaurants and bars.We will Visit a small Coffee local farm, here you will learn all about the coffee process: from the seed to the cup at an authentic coffee farm that goes beyond tradition. After this experience we will drive you back to Salento for overmight. (B,L) 

Tour info

Includes

Excludes

  • Accommodation
    2 night(s) in Lodge / shelter camps with hammock
    Transportation

    Travel by Private vehicles, foot, boat, Flights x 2
    Meals

    As outlined in the itinerary (B,L,D)
    Excursions & Activities
    Angel Falls River Expeditions+ Canaima Lagoon + Sapo Falls and/or Hacha Falls + All Transfers IN & OUT
  • Gratuities
    Porters
    International and domestic air tickets to the gateways of Canaima
    Travel insurance (mandatory)
    Alcoholic and soft drinks
    Spending money – budget for meals, snacks, drinks,
    limited souvenirs, laundry, tips and any extras

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Read/ Download our “What to pack?” Checklist here

Best time of the Year:  June -December
January is dry season and we may not be able to reach the bottom of Angel Falls
March and April are mainly dry and tours are different.  
May is usually the beginning of the rainy season.
Check our optional excursion for dry season here

Contact us for information of our different departures and prices. 
Range prices in this kind of tours go from US$ 80 to US$ 180 per person per day of tours, always depending on the numbers of participants and trip features. 

Our Blog offers valuable information about our tours!   Click here

Angel Falls 
Suitable for people of most ages who have a basic fitness level. Elevation gain of less than 800 meters and less than 12km of distance total per tour.

Airport and hotel pick ups in Private Vehicle,
Wooden motorized canoe in the excursions.
Small airplanes for 6-18 passengers.

Flight over Angel Falls
Only to be arranged on spot.
Minimum of 4 passengers per flight. From US$ 180 to US$ 250 per person. 30 mins approximately.  Please take these rates as a reference, they can fluctuate anytime.  Payable only in spot. 

Well selected tourist category hotels in between all destinations.
Angel Falls: Rustic / Hammock front of the falls.
Canaima Lagoon:  standard lodge with private bathroom and beds. 

Hiking: 3 Kms or 1,86 miles.
By boat: about 40kms each way. 

Hot and humid.
From 12 to 35 Celsius  

Read more interesting information here 

Read/Download our “What to pack?” Checklist here

Best time of the Year:  June -December
January is dry season and we may not be able to reach the bottom of Angel Falls
March and April are mainly dry and tours are different.  
May is usually the beginning of the rainy season.
Check our optional excursion for dry season here

Contact us for information of our different departures and prices. 
Range prices in this kind of tours go from US$ 80 to US$ 180 per person per day of tours, always depending on the numbers of participants and trip features. 

Our Blog offers valuable information about our tours!   Click here

Angel Falls 
Suitable for people of most ages who have a basic fitness level. Elevation gain of less than 800 meters and less than 12km of distance total per tour.

Well selected tourist category hotels in between all destinations.
Angel Falls: Rustic / Hammock front of the falls.
Canaima Lagoon:  standard lodge with private bathroom and beds. 

Airport and hotel pick ups in Private Vehicle,
Wooden motorized canoe in the excursions.
Small airplanes for 6-18 passengers.

Flight over Angel Falls
Only to be arranged on spot.
Minimum of 4 passengers per flight. From US$ 180 to US$ 250 per person. 30 mins approximately.  Please take these rates as a reference, they can fluctuate anytime.  Payable only in spot. 

Hiking: 3 Kms or 1,86 miles.
By boat: about 40kms each way. 

Hot and humid.
From 12 to 35 Celsius  

Read more interesting information here 

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