The coffee region (around Manizales) is one of the most beautiful regions in Colombia. It is also called the Tuscany of South America. Beautiful rolling hills dotted with coffee plants and in the background the peaks of the Los Nevados National Park. That’s what you will find in this stunning green place!
You will experience this coffee culture from up close! You have the opportunity to see the process of coffee cultivation from the beginning to the end. How special to learn about coffee and in the end make your own cup of coffee?! While doing all this, you are surrounded by the lovely coffee smells. They are all around you! There are countless beautiful coffee farms throughout the region.
Salento is a small colorful town where you are surrounded by a gorgeous valley with mountains and lots of greenery. The locals, especially the older men, mostly live on the streets. The relaxing ambiance of the little town makes you want to relax and soak up the sun as well. The small streets are full of shops, bars and restaurants. It gives this town the wonderful Colombian atmosphere! The people are very friendly and will do their best at all times to give you a fantastic stay. By the way, don’t forget to go to the viewpoint of Salento, because you will have an absolute stunning view over the Cocora Valley.
The Cocora Valley is located at 2400 meters altitude and is characterized by the beautiful tall palm trees and plant-covered valleys. The palm trees can grow up to 65m high and must be counted among the highest in the world. There Is so much tranquility, greenery, beautiful flora and fauna, rivers and waterfalls. Enjoy to the fullest, because the beauty is everywhere!
So, if you love coffee? Then this is your unique journey into the heart of Colombia where the coffee region is located. Let the delicious coffee smells come to you!