Day 1. Medellín
Breakfast at the hotel. Arrival in the City of Medellín, assistance at the Rio Negro International Airport and transfer to the hotel. Check- in and accommodation.
Day 2. Medellín
Breakfast at the hotel. Spend an excellent day visiting the main tourist sites of the city, Parque de San Antonio, Plazuela de San Ignacio, The traditional Avenida La Playa, One of the symbols of the strong paisa (The Coltejer Building), The Park of Sculptures, which contains more than 20 sculptures donated by Maestro Fernando Botero to the city of Medellín, the houses and mansions of the Prado neighborhood, El Parque de los Deseos, the Atanasio Girardot Sports Unit where most of the sports practiced in the city take place, in addition to the remodeled Macarena Convention Center, the old Bullring. Finally, we visit the traditional Pueblito Paisa and end with a tour of the Poblado area, where we will visit the Poblado Park, Lleras Park and the Golden Mile, the financial and hotel heart of the city. In the afternoon we return to the hotel.
Duration: 6 hours
Includes: Transportation in a tourist vehicle, accompanying guide. Stops at the Parque de los Pies Descalzos, Parque de las Esculturas, Parque de los Deseos and Pueblito Paisa, Ingreso Metro and Metro Cable.
Day 3. Medellín- Peñol and Guatape Tour to the East. Piedra del Peñol and Reservoir Area.
At the agreed time, you will leave for the new town of Peñol, a fundamental starting point to learn about the past of this area. The visit will continue to know the majestic Piedra del Peñol, which constitutes one of the most interesting natural attractions in Colombia, later you will You will visit the town of Guatape famous for the details of the basements of the houses where a motorcycle taxi tour will be made. Later, the Peñol-Guatape reservoir will be known, through a tour in a typical boat (Additional cost), you will be able to enjoy a unique landscape. In the afternoon, return to the hotel. (Lunch not included)
Duration: 8 hours
Days of operation: Every day
Includes: Tour according to description, Moto Taxi tour, accompanying guide, transportation and local medical assistance card.
Day 4. Medellín- Cali
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the Rio Negro International Airport to take a flight (not Included), It is suggested to arrive in the morning so that they can carry out activity in the afternoon, to the city of Cali. Arrival in the City of Cali, assistance in Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport and transfer to the hotel. Check in and accommodation. Free time to have lunch (not Included).
At 02:00 pm our first activity will begin. Cali has excellent shopping centers such as Chipichape, Único (the largest Outlets in the city) both to the north of the city, Unicentro and Jardín Plaza to the south. In addition, you can shop for handicrafts in El Palomar, La Loma de la Cruz (located in the San Antonio neighborhood) and in La Caleñita at very affordable prices. La Platería Ramírez is an excellent option if you want to buy items in gold, silver, emeralds and jewelery at the end of the return to the Lodging Hotel.
Day 5. Cali– City Tour
Breakfast at the hotel. At the agreed time, the City Tour will begin. Visit to the most representative places of the city starting from the center, where the Plaza de Caicedo, the Metropolitan Cathedral of San Pedro Apóstol, the Church of San Francisco and the Church of La Merced are located, continuing to the viewpoint of Sebastián de Belalcázar Monument to the Gato del Río, Cristo Rey. Towards the south are the sports units, the Plaza de Toros, residential and university areas, the route ends in the north, passing through Avenida Sexta, Granada neighborhood, World Cup Tunnel, among others. In the afternoon. Return to the hotel.
Duration: 4 hours,
Includes: Guide and transportation, local medical assistance card.
Day 6. Cali – Pereira
Breakfast at the hotel, at 08:00 am there will be ground transfer to Pereira City which lasts approximately 4 hours where we can admire the beautiful landscape of nature. Arrival in Cali and check- in at the hotel and free afternoon to have lunch (not included) and rest at the hotel.
Duration: 4 hours,
Includes: Transportation, Local medical assistance card.
Day 7. Pereira - Salento and Cocora Valley
Breakfast at the hotel. Later the journey to Valle del Cócora will begin, appreciating the landscape of the place, we entered the town of Salento previously. Once we arrive at the Valley, we will have a welcome cocktail (Canelazo) and assistance by a specialized eco-guide from Cócora who makes an introduction to the Cócora Natural Reserve. Walking, transfer to the palm forest where we can appreciate the biodiversity of fauna and flora of the place where we will take the ecological path of the highest wax palm in the world and national flagship tree where we will do the ritual of the wax palm of Quindío, which It consists of knowing the history of how the aborigines worshiped this palm. Then, the planting of palm seedlings continues. In the Valley you can do optional activities such as ecological horseback riding, walks to exclusive and very special places in the valley, have a delicious typical lunch in a restaurant in the Cócora Valley (not Included) and have a barista show of origin coffee in the Salento town at Café Jesús Martín. Transfer to the typical town of Salento where we will have a walking tour visiting its colonial streets, artisan workshops and the viewpoint of Cocora. At the agreed time, assistance and transfer to the hotel.
Duration: 7 hours
Includes: Entrance fees to the described places, bilingual guide, private transportation, and local medical assistance card, Canelazo tasting.
Optional lunch supplement: 25 Usd per person.
Day 8. Pereira - Visit to Coffee Farm
Breakfast at the hotel. We start our tour to the Coffee Farm in Santa Rosa de Cabal, located about 1,500 meters above sea level in volcanic soils of the Central Mountain Range of the Colombian Andes. The tour begins in the company of a local expert who will take the tourists through the process of coffee planting, selective manual harvesting and pulping. After this, we will roast specialty coffee beans on a wood fire in the kitchen of the typical country house where we can have an authentic coffee experience. During the tour, we have several stations with beautiful views of the natural environment of the place while we enjoy our cup of coffee. Finally, we will observe the process of drying the coffee beans and then to the processing plant, ending up at the main house where we are will have a delicious coffee lemonade. Assistance and transfer to the hotel.
Duration: 4 hours
Includes: Private transportation- Guidance and environmental interpretation, landscaping in the Tambo of Santa Rosa- Interactive coffee process - Assistance by expert personnel of the Hacienda- Hydration, and snack.
Optional lunch supplement: 25 Usd per person.
Day 9. Pereira
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport to fly back home.
The price of the program includes:
03 nights in Medellin
02 nights in Cali
03 nights in Pereira
English –speaking guide service
Food according to the program
Excursions according to the program
Transfers Airport / Hotel / Airport
Local medical assistance
The price of the program does not include:
o Services not mentioned in the program
o Food not mentioned in the program
o Tips ( for guides, drivers)
o Personal expenses, such as: phone calls, laundry, room service, among others
o Visa process or consular fees (when required)
Services subject to availability at the time of booking
Services reserved and not taken, will not be refunded.
If there is no availability in the hotels listed above, the services will be confirmed in a hotel of similar category.