ARVI Park & Santa Elena, Antioquia
ARVI Park & Santa Elena | Spectacular panoramic views of the city of Medellín from the Metro Cable Cars
Duration: 7 hours
Medellín is distinguished for being one of the best producers of flowers in the country, hence the importance of its Flower Fair and its Silletas, declared Cultural Heritage of the Nation. We will learn about the Silletera Culture by visiting a rural family of silletero origin resident in the rural area of the Municipality of Santa Elena. We will live with them the silletera experience enjoying its tradition, anecdotes, stories, culture, while we support the elaboration of a saddle, knowing that the traditional ones decorate the streets of Medellín in the traditional Silleteros Parade and that in the annual Flower Fair, the participants use up to 600,000 flowers to create giant images of animals, people and objects.
The Arví EcoTourist Regional Park is the ideal place to experience nature is located in the village of Santa Elena and which we will reach by traveling on the Arví Tourist Cable (4.6 km long) of the Metro System of Medellín. During this tour we will enjoy the panoramic views of the city and the beautiful landscapes that Arvi Park offers us, among other charms.
The ARVI eco-tourism park, located between Piedras Blancas, Mazo, Piedra Gorda and Barro Blanco; a forest of fog, home to a great biodiversity, mosses, flowers, birds, butterflies, frogs and many more species that support the conservation of the forest and its waters that descend to the Valley of Aburrá and San Nicolás. The ARVI Park is the place dreamed by nature lovers given their combination of experiences. We will visit some of the ancestral roads: Ancestral, Arroyuelo, Biodiversidad, Flora, Orquideas, Bromelias and Anturios.
PRIVATE TOUR ACTIVITIES
• Our guide will meet you at 8.00am in the lobby of the hotel to initiate our tour in private tourist buses/aerovans/cars.
• Transfer to one of the Metro Stations to take the Metro Cable Cars. Visit and entrance to enjoy an ARVÍ Park Experience.
• Lunch to continue in our tourist transportation to the village of Santa Elena to visit a family farm of silletera tradition.
• Transfer back to the hotel in Medellín.