2-Day Biking and Hiking Tour in the Coffee Region from Pereira

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Valle de Cocora

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An ideal tour for those who want to live a mellow, pleasant experience in the middle of nature, surrounded by cultivation of the region, learning about local customs and living the coffee culture.
Day 1: Los Frailes - The Route to Pure Water (L,D)Immerse yourself in the splendor of the Coffee Cultural Landscape. Ride in a protected natural reserve accompanied by the music of colorful and beautiful birds. Enjoy small creeks of pristine water, nestled between large native trees and, with luck, see and hear the howling monkeys who live in this area.Continue your day by eating a traditional lunch, made with fresh, regionally-grown products. End the magical day spending the night in a traditional coffee farm, located in the mountains, splashed with colors from our coffee landscape.Day 2: Valle de Cocora and Salento – Hiking in the Cradle of the Wax Palm. (B,L)Discover and hike one of the most beautiful and interesting routes in the Coffee Region. Tropical woods surrounded by Wax Palm Trees, the beautiful sound of birds and an unparalleled landscape that leads to the Home of the Hummingbirds, a nature reserve that will touch you with its wings.Learn about the biodiversity of the cloud forests, the animals that live here, and the importance of this ecosystem for our region. After seeping yourself in nature, visit Salento, a village filled with charm and magic, with colorful balconies, artisan stores, culture, and a history that will take you on a journey to the past.To recharge batteries, there’s nothing better than a traditional lunch of trout and fried plantain.

What’s included

  • Accommodation in rural houses or coffee farms - private rooms.
  • Private transport from Pereira by Willys Jeep (Traditional transport of the Coffee Region)
  • Pick up and drop-off to hotel or airport of Pereira
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Water
  • Mountain bike hire: 26”, 27,5” or 29” rim
  • Safety helmet hire
  • Technical and safety instruction
  • Waterproof layer in case of rain
  • Digital photos of the activity
  • Insurance for adventure activities/medical assistance card
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) guide specialized in nature and adventure activities

What’s not included

  • Air transportation to Pereira City
  • Expenses and services not specified in the plan

Highlights

  • Get inside tips from a local
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences

Itinerary

Day 1: Los Frailes - The Route to Pure Water (L,D) Immerse yourself in the splendor of the Coffee Cultural Landscape. Ride in a protected natural reserve accompanied by the music of colorful and beautiful birds. Enjoy small creeks of pristine water, nestled between large native trees and, with luck, see and hear the howling monkeys who live in this area. Continue your day by eating a traditional lunch, made with fresh, regionally-grown products. End the magical day spending the night in a traditional coffee farm, located in the mountains, splashed with colors from our coffee landscape.
Day 2: Valle de Cocora and Salento – Hiking in the Cradle of the Wax Palm. (B,L) Discover and hike one of the most beautiful and interesting routes in the Coffee Region. Tropical woods surrounded by Wax Palm Trees, the beautiful sound of birds and an unparalleled landscape that leads to the Home of the Hummingbirds, a nature reserve that will touch you with its wings. Learn about the biodiversity of the cloud forests, the animals that live here, and the importance of this ecosystem for our region. After seeping yourself in nature, visit Salento, a village filled with charm and magic, with colorful balconies, artisan stores, culture, and a history that will take you on a journey to the past. To recharge batteries, there’s nothing better than a traditional lunch of trout and fried plantain.
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