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$2063 Cultural & Theme Tours

Pereira to Cocora Valley 7-Day Biking Coffee and Culture Tour

Difficulty level: 6 - 7 of 10 (medium/high)Day 1: Meet in Pereira. Transfer to Coffee Farm. (D)Pickup time: After 1:00 p.m.You will go by Jeep Willys to the coffee farm, outside of Pereira. This afternoon, you will experience everything about Colombian Coffee, the icon of our country. Every sense will come alive to listen to, smell, see, and taste one of the best coffees in the world.Day 2: Estación Pereira – The Route of the Local Means of Transport (B, L, D)Ride a bike through coffee cultivations in the Andes Mountains and descend to one of the most important rivers in Colombia – the Cauca River. There, embark the “Brujita” and a " Garrucha" – a native Colombian transportation -. Rest and walk approximately 30 minutes to a series of waterfalls, the ideal place to swim in cool, pristine waters.Day 3: Ulloa/Quimbaya – The Route of the Beautiful Valley (B, L, D)You will ride through three of the four departments that are part of the world heritage site, the Coffee Cultural Landscape, declared by UNESCO. It’s a day of changing landscapes that allow you to appreciate the agricultural, cultural and natural wealth of the Coffee Region. Day 4: Filandia – The Route to the Quindío Lookout (B, L, D)This route, surrounded by coffee and plantain cultivations, will lead us to the municipality of Filandia, a small coffee producing, artisan village. In the afternoon, visit some artisan stores and walk through the streets of this traditional village.Day 5: Valle de Cocora y Salento – The Route of the Wax Palm Tree (B, L, D)Ride to Salento, famous for its original architecture represented in the Colonial houses and balconies of the town, as well as its artisan shops. After eating a delicious and typical lunch, perusing the streets of this beautiful town, then go to the Valle de Cocora, the door to Los Nevados National Natural Park.Day 6: Return to Pereira – Route of Happiness (B, L, D)Return to Pereira riding on a part of the highway, then on a rural road that will weave through many rural populations whose main economic activity is based on agriculture. You will be surrounded by eucalyptus trees, then cultivations – plantain, onion, tomato, and other vegetables, until you arrive to the city.Day 7: Pereira – Transfer (B)You have a free morning to enjoy the farm, surrounded by the beautiful sound of bird and an unparalleled landscape. You will begin the drive back to the airport or hotel in Pereira at 11:00am

$230.98 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Green Colombia - 17 days - Travel Itinerary

Travel Package according to the following itinerary:Day 1: Arrival in Bogotá and private transport to your hotel in the old town.  Day 2: Take a flight to Pitalito and start the discovering of San Agustín and surroundingsDay 3: Full day tour to the archaeological parks of San Agustín and IsnosDay 4:  Tour to the archaeological sites of La Chaquira y el Tablón in the morning. In the afternoon, private transport to Popayan.Day 5: Full day tour to the Puracé natural park where you will discover a Paramo ecosystem and see wild condors from very close by.Day 6: Tour to visit the indigenous market of Silvia in the morning. Private transport to Tierrandentro in the afternoon. Day 7: Full-day archaeological tour of the Tierradentro park.Day 8: Private land transport to the Tatacoa DesertDay 9:  Full-day tour to discover the Tatacoa DesertDay 10: Private Transport To The Coffee ZoneDay 11: Full-day tour to discover the towns of Salento, Filandia and The Cocora Valley Day 12: Coffee Tour in the morning & private Transport To ManizalesDay 13: Full day tour to the Laguna del Otun in the Parque de lo Nevados Day 14: Bird Watching tour in the morning & flight back to Bogotá in the afternoonDay 15: Immersion tour In Bogotá (full day)Day 16 : Full-day tour to visit the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira and the sacred lake of GuatavitaDay 17:  Private transport to the airport of Bogotá so you can catch your flight back home. The quoted price includes:– All local flights– Transport, tours, and accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary– Breakfast in each hotel– 24/7 support from the Lulo Colombia staff– The use of one of Lulo’s mobile phones on your trip– A local SIM card with emergency credit– A travel application with access to all details of your trip The quoted price does not include:– International flight– Travel insurance– Not mentioned services and meals

$635 Cultural & Theme Tours

5 Days Colombian Coffee Culture, Cocora Valley, Salento, Filandia and Much More

ItineraryDay 1: SalentoStop At: Salento, QuindíoYou'll be collected from the Pereira Matecaña International Airport and take a wonderful drive through the beautiful; scenery to your waiting accommodation in Salento.Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Salento HotelDay 2: Wax Palms, Salento and Coffee TourStop At: Salento, QuindíoYou will be collected from the hotel and taken for a wonderful drive to the Cocora Valley were you will walk through the Wax Palm Forrest of the Cocora Valley.Following this you’ll enjoy a walking tour of Salento and a stop for some lunch, in one of the many fine restaurants.Next you’ll be enjoying a full coffee tour explaining exactly how everything works, and a complete explanation of the entire coffee process from seed to cup.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Salento HotelDay 3: Santa Rosa de Cabal Thermal Hot Springs / FilandiaStop At: Filandia Centro Artesanal, Filandia, Quindio DepartmentWill be a trip to the magical location of the Thermal Hot Springs of Santa Rosa. Surrounded by a tropical jungle you’ll walk through and soak up the mineral rich waters in this amazing setting, along with wandering these beautiful grounds and exploring the unbelievable waterfall.Following this amazingly relaxing excursion, you’ll be taken to the amazingly colorful town of Filandia. If you thought Salento was an exceptionally colorful town with wonderful architecture, you will absolutely love this place. Here you will enjoy a walking tour and be staying the night in the heart of this wonderful town.Duration: 9 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Filandia HotelDay 4: Belalcázar and Viterbo TourStop At: Viterbo — caldasSite back and relax as you are driven high through the plantations of Coffee and Platino (similar to bananas) to reach the peak of Belalcázar. Once here you’ll enjoy the breathtaking views of 4 states of Colombia and the amazing site of a giant statue of “Christ the King” overlooking the valleys and town below. You’ll climb to the top of this giant statue and enjoy a full 360% view for 100’s of miles in every direction.Next you’ll enjoy a short journey to the entrance of Viterbo, where you can change vehicle for a picturesque ride in a Willys through to the town center. You’ll then be collected in the plaza and continue onto a lake full of fish, which will be where you’ll stop for lunch. You’ll also have a choice of catching for your own lunch using a bamboo fishing pole.After lunch you’ll journey back into the town of Viterbo and enjoy some free time before checking in to your hotel and your choice of activities, or just to relax.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Viterbo HotelDay 5: Viterbo Free Day to Explore More / Airport drop-offStop At: Pereira, RisaraldaYour transport will be waiting to take you to the airport at anytime for the next part of your Colombian adventure, or if you have arranged for another night or more accommodation to explore more of the Zona Cafetera region (highly recommended and can be organised with us after booking), your transport will be waiting for another day. Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$321 Cultural & Theme Tours

4 Days Coffee Zone: Cocora Valley, Salento, Coffee, Filandia, Thermal Springs

ItineraryDay 1: Salento - arrival dayStop At: Cafe QuindioYou’ll be collected from the Pereira Matecaña International Airport and take a wonderful drive through the beautiful; scenery to your waiting accommodation in Salento.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Salento HotelDay 2: Wax Palms, Salento and Coffee TourStop At: Cafe QuindioYou will be collected and taken for a wonderful drive to the Cocora Valley were you will walk through the Wax Palm Forrest of the Cocora Valley.Following this you’ll enjoy a walking tour of Salento and a stop for some lunch, in one of the many fine restaurants.Next you’ll be taken to a coffee finca, and enjoy a full coffee tour explaining exactly how everything works, and a complete explanation of the entire process from seed to cup.You’ll then be returned to Salento for a fantastic night in this location.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Salento HotelDay 3: Santa Rosa Thermal Hot Springs / FilandiaStop At: Filandia Centro Artesanal, Filandia, Quindio DepartmentWill be a trip to the magical location of the Thermal Hot Springs of Santa Rosa. Surrounded by a tropical jungle you’ll walk through and soak up the mineral rich waters in this amazing setting, along with wandering these beautiful grounds and exploring the unbelievable waterfall.Following this amazingly relaxing excursion, you’ll be taken to the amazingly colorful town of Filandia. If you thought Salento was an exceptionally colorful town with wonderful architecture, you will absolutely love this place. Here you will enjoy a walking tour and be staying the night in the heart of this wonderful town.Duration: 9 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Filandia HotelDay 4: Filandia Free Day to Explore More / Airport drop-offStop At: Filandia Centro Artesanal, Filandia, Quindio DepartmentYour transport will be waiting to take you to the airport at anytime for the next part of your Colombian adventure, or if you have arranged for another night or more accommodation to explore more of the Zona Cafetera region (highly recommended and can be organised with us after booking), your transport will be waiting for another day.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$215 Day Trips & Excursions

Pereira to Filandia and Natural Reserve Day Trip with Hike

We will visit a private nature reserve, where you walk through a sub-Andean forest. There you can see a sample of the biodiversity of fauna and flora of Coffee Cultural Landscape and perhaps see red howler monkeys in the wild. Afterwards we will proceed to Filandia, the daughter of the Andes in the Eden, which is Quindio in Quimbaya language, where lunch is a gastronomic experience made of fusion cuisine and prepared with typical local products. In the afternoon, with a local historian, we will walk through the main streets observing the village's architecture with a variety of shapes and colors. Share the experience of learning a local craft with an authentic craftsman, live the challenge of weaving with your own hands a basket from natural fibers. Before travelling back enjoy a good cup of coffee at a beautiful viewpoint in El Tambo de Cruces.

$179 Day Trips & Excursions

Quindio Surrounding Towns Private Tour Including Salento

This private tour begins at “El Cementerio Libre de Circasia” which is one of the most beautiful cemeteries in Colombia. This cementery was built to bury people regardless of their political party, religion, social class, skin color or any other characteristic. In 1982 it is recognized as a unique monument about freedom in Latin America.Then, head towards Salento to visit the historic center of the municipality, the artisans’ village and the Cocora Valley Lookout that is a place at the top of the mountain from where you can admire the beauty of a unique landscape that hosts a variety of flora and fauna.In the middle of the day you will enjoy a delicious and traditional meal of the region (trout with banana) to recharge energy and move on to visit one of the national road section where Simon Bolivar transited in 1830.After lunch, make your way to a traditional architectural tour in Filandia town to visit places like the Temple “Nuestra Señora de la Inmaculada” which is one of the five religious monuments build in Bahareque (Construction material similar to adobe, consisting of clay or mud reinforced with sticks or canes) left in the world.Then, there is a visit to Quimbaya town to know an archeological place where was discovered the Quimbaya treasure.Back to your hotel you will have a great knowledge in mind about culture, architecture, history, values and some of the towns of the Coffee cultural Landscape of Colombia.