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“9 DAYS-8 NIGHTS FROM TOWN TO TOWN IN THE ANDEAN MOUNTAINS

"9 DAYS-8 NIGHTS FROM TOWN TO TOWN IN THE ANDEAN MOUNTAINS

Medellín, Salento & Cócora, Támesis, Santa Rosa de Cabal, Salento, Quindio y Salamina

EXPERIENCE DURATION: 9D / 8N

ITINERARY

DAY 1: ORIGIN – MEDELLIN | Welcome

STAGE: MEDELLIN   |   MEALS: D

ACTIVITIES:

  • Reception and welcome by our certified bilingual guide at Jose Maria Cordova International Airport.
  • Check-in at the hotel and accommodation.
  • Dinner

DAY 2: MEDELLIN | "CITY TOUR IN THE CITY OF THE ETERNAL SPRING"

STAGE: MEDELLIN   |  MEALS: B – L - D

ACTIVITIES:

  • Breakfast at the hotel early in the morning to then meet our guide in the lobby.
  • We will start our private tour of the city visiting the most recognized landmarks: Botero Square, Parque Berrio, Santo Domingo, and we will learn about the historic downtown by visiting the famous Botero statues, which have become a symbol of the City. We will learn more about the transformation of the city at the electric stairs of Comuna 13.
  • We will enjoy the ride in metro and metro cable and we will be a witness of Medellín´s Metro Culture.
  • We will relax a little bit while enjoying a delicious traditional lunch.
  • In the evening time, dinner and accommodation.

DIA 3: MEDELLIN – TAMESIS

STAGE: TAMESIS | MEALS: B – L - D

Experience this perfect combination of adrenaline and coffee culture in Medellín's Southwest – the hidden coffee region of Colombia. Surrounded by beautiful landscapes you get an insight into the coffee growing process “from the plant to your cup!” Feel your adrenaline at the mighty waterfalls at the “San Antonio” nature reserve and enjoy a unique outdoor adventure – rappelling. Be fascinated by breathtaking views over the Cauca Valley in the colonial mountain village Támesis, surrounded by coffee and banana plantations.

This morning you visit a traditional coffee farm where you get an insight on this most famous Colombian product. Learn more about the process of coffee production, from the cultivation of coffee plants, the harvesting and processing – from the coffee plant to the cup. After that enjoy a road trip through amazing landscapes to the valley of the Cauca River to the mountain village of Támesis, where you spend the night.

ACTIVITIES:

  • Breakfast at the hotel early in the morning.
  • We will initiate our adventure activity at the Támesis falls: rafting or rappel
  • Experience amazing views over beautiful landscapes in Colombia
  • Visit of an organic coffee farm + Coffee Tour “from the plant to the cup!“
  • Be accommodated at a hotel in Támesis

DAY 4:  TAMESIS

STAGES: TAMESIS | MEALS: B – L - D

ACTIVITIES:

This day holds an adventure for you. In the morning you hike on an ancient indigenous path up into the cloud forest above the village and experience rappel (torrentismo) at a 60 m (196 ft) waterfall accompanied by experienced guides. The nature reserve “San Antonio” is surrounded by Andean cloud forest and is full of waterfalls and huge boulders, ideal for those looking for adventurous activities. In the late afternoon we will hit the road again and head back to Medellín.

  • Breakfast at the hotel early in the morning.
  • Rappel at the San Antonio falls in Támesis
  • Accommodation and dinner

DAY 5:  TAMESIS-SANTA ROSA DE CABAL

STAGE: SANTA ROSA DE CABAL | MEALS: B – L - D

ACTIVITIES:

  • Breakfast at the hotel in Medellin.
  • Panoramic tour from Tamesis to Santa Rosa de Cabal Natural reserve.
  • Check-in at the hotel,
  • Hot springs, to enjoy its pools, thermal turks, and the facilities of this magical place.
  • Lunch
  • Dinner and accommodation in the reserve.

DAY 6:  SANTA ROSA DE CABAL - SALENTO | MEALS: B – L - D

ACTIVITIES:

  • Breakfast in the reserve.
  • Private transfer to Valle de Cocora and Salento.
  • Ritual de La Palma y Canelazo, a popular Colombian hot drink made from sugar cane and cinnamon.
  • Hiking through the forest of Palma, Salento route.
  • Transfer in Willys Jeep to Finca El Ocas, where we will live a private coffee tour and experience.
  • Transfer to the hotel in Quindío
  • Check-in, dinner and accommodation.

DAY 7: BOTANICAL GARDEN AND BUTTERFLY GARDEN OF QUINDÍO

STAGES: Towns of “Quindío de Cordillera”

ACTIVITIES:

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Tour to the Botanical Garden and Butterfly Garden of Quindío
  • Tour and environmental interpretation during this exciting trekking.
  • Lunch and transfer to the Río Verde sector, to start the journey from town to town.
  • Tour in a Willys Jeep and visit the cities of Córdoba, Pijao, and Buenavista with the landscape stops.
  • Return to hotel, dinner and accommodation

DAY 08. PCC - SALAMINA | BACK TO THE COFFEE HIGHWAY

STAGES: Salamina, Heritage City

ACTIVITIES:

  • Breakfast at the hotel early in the morning.
  • Private panoramic excursion from Quindío to Salamina, Caldas.
  • Lunch in the city.
  • Walk its streets and ancestral mansions and its colorful balconies. We continue the tour to San Félix, sighting of the wax palm, visit the church of the village, return to Salamina.
  • Check-in and accommodation at the hotel in Salamina.

DAY 9: MEDELLÍN

STAGE: End

ACTIVITIES:

  • Breakfast at the hotel early in the morning for a panoramic drive back to Rionegro.
  • Transfer to José María Córdova International Airport around noon for your international flight and happy return home.

End of Program*

Value of this experience 9D/8N, in double accommodation

1: USD 7.438 per person

2: USD 4.718 per person

3: USD 3.962 per person

4: USD 3.512 per person

5: USD 3.255 per person

6: USD 3.090 per person

7: USD 3.042 per person

8: USD 2.941 per person

Price in dollars "USD". The price may vary depending on the number of people.

Term and conditions

  1. This Proposal is based on 2021 rates (15-dec-21), and it is subject to changes without prior notice.  Request a quotation confirmation when having a group.
  2. The rates above apply for the group sizes detailed. For other group configurations, request a quote, we will be more than happy to build a suitable proposal.
  3. FREE GROUP TOUR CONDUCTOR. We grant one (1) free of charge TC space on all our tours for group sizes 20 or bigger. One TC free per every 20 paying passengers.
  4. If there are major itinerary changes after the initial deposit, the rates may be subject to change.

Included

  • Private and personalized service
  • Professional certified bilingual guide, permanent company during the tours (instruction in Spanish/English.
  • Certified local guides.
  • Meals as described in the plan.
  • Hydration during excursions.
  • All transfers in-out, ground transportation between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • Specialized instruments for activities in Tamesis, required equipment, induction talk and extreme medical assistance in each of the adventure activities included in the plan.
  • Airport and hotels Taxes.
  • Tickets to all the attractions and activities specified in the program.
  • Traveler Assistance and medical insurance Card.
  • MUVON Kit
  • Benefits of the circuit: Ecotourism, Biodiversity, Fauna and Flora Sighting, Adventure [trekking, hiking, Willys Jeep ride], Agro-tourism, Coffee, Flowers, Chocolate and Fruits Farm Experiences, typical gastronomy… sensorial and sustainable experiences
  • Private Experiences and Activities: As described in this plan.

Not included

  • Neither International flight tickets, nor domestic flight tickets not specified in the proposal, nor ticket taxes.
  • Activities or expenses not specified in the plan.
  • The assigned vehicle depends on the number of attendees
  • Visa Procedures, and administrative fees (charged by the Travel Agency)
  • Tips and gratuities to service providers (guides, waiters, and helpers), personal expenses such as telephone calls, laundry, extras in hotels etc. These will be under the passenger's account.

Optional

Request a quote; we will be more than grateful to offer them to you.

  1. If you have time we can offer you these tours that may be of interest to you:

Day 1

  • Guatape by helicopter
  • Jericho by helicopter or land.

At the night we can offer you this tour:

Day 2

  1. Tango tour
  • Activities: Free Walking Tour | Dance lessons | Colombian Gastronomy | Spanish Lessons | Others
  • Transport: Helicopter rides, aerostatic balloon rides, domestic flights, or other transport mean.
  • Bilingual guidance in other languages, either Spanish/Italian, Spanish/French, Spanish/German, Spanish/Japanese, Spanish/Korean, Spanish/Mandarin, Spanish/Chinese, or other language by request and confirmation.

Cancellation and penalty policies

PERIOD CANCELLATION FEES
Between the signing date and 90 days prior to the date of initiation of the Program 50% cancellation fee of the total value of the terrestrial portion (Land Costs per Person). 100% of the total value of air tickets.
Between the 89th and the 60th day prior to the date of initiation of the Program 65% cancellation fee of the total value of the terrestrial portion (Land Costs per Person). 100% of the total value of air tickets.
Between the 59th and the 30th day prior to the date of initiation of the Program 80% cancellation fee of the total value of the terrestrial portion (Land Costs per Person). 100% of the total value of air tickets.
Between 29 days or less prior to the date of initiation of the Program 100% cancellation fee of the total value of the terrestrial portion (Land Costs per Person). 100% of the total value of air tickets.

Price per adult from

$3.512

Tax included

Schedule:
All day
Availability:
Monday-Saturday
Location:
Medellín, Salento & Cócora, Támesis, Santa Rosa de Cabal, Salento, Quindio y Salamina

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