Bogota is the capital of Colombia, located in the center of the country, It has become a cosmopolitan city with wide public spaces, the largest biking network in Latin America and home of “Transmilenio“, the public transport copied by many cities around the world.
Bogotá counts with a great variety of museums, old churches, shopping malls, antique shops, exquisite gastronomy, night life, continual cultural activities and international fairs that makes it an attractive place for business and trips of leisure.
The Colombian Coffee Region, conformed by the departments of Quindío, Risaralda and Caldas, is a rich land where the world’s softest coffee grows. The coffee plantations, the coffee farms and the mountainous landscapes are the scenery of the daily life of this land full of proud people of their culture and traditions. Since its unique and beauty scene, UNESCO named as Common Heritage of Humanity to his Coffee cultural landscape.
This region gives to their visitors the opportunity of lodging in coffee plantations, restored to offer their guests all the comforts expected in hotels but keeping the charm of a truth coffee culture experience. Additionally the tourists can visit the thematic parks of the region, beautiful lost towns in the mountains and practice adventure sports.
Assistance at the International Airport “El Dorado”. Transfer to the chosen hotel.
Night in Bogotá
After the breakfast you will make a panoramic sightseeing and walking through the downtown, you will pass by “Teatro Colón”, “San Carlos” Palace where now is the Foreign Ministry, “Plaza de Bolivar”, the Cathedral, the Capitol and the City Hall. Visit the famous Gold Museum which displays 3400 pieces of gold, more than 20,000 bones, ceramics and textiles from 13 cultures and rise by cable car or funicular to the Sanctuary of “El Señor Caido” of Monserrate from where you get a nice view of the city.
Night in Bogotá
After breakfast transfer from hotel to El Dorado airport for Pereira flight. Assistance at the International Airport “Matecaña” in Pereira. Transfer to the chosen hotel.
Night in Pereira.
Coffee culture – Departure from Risaralda
Transfer from the hotel to a typical farm close to Calarcá that has been recreating an space for visitors to develop activities of a coffee farm: you can wear the typical clothes of coffee pickers and live the experience of the recollection for being pulped and dried. Finally, you will have the opportunity to thresh, roast and grind the coffee in the traditional way.
Frequency: Thursday to Saturday. 09:00 or 13:00.
Night in Pereira
Botanical Garden and “Mariposario” – Departure from Risaralda
Located in the district of Calarcá, department of Quindío, it is a remnant of forest with an area of 13 hectares, more than 600 species of plants, over 70 species of birds and 2,000 species of butterfly. Has different collections of succulent, medicinal and horticultural plants, children and lovers garden. The butterflies garden is the main attractive with more than 25 species in the middle of the gardens.
Night in Pereira
After a delicious breakfast transfer from hotel to Matecaña airport for return flight.
On Mondays the Gold Museum is closed, it is replaced by Botero’s Expiation. On Sundays Monserrate is not included, it is replaced by “La Quinta de Bolívar”.
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