Day 1 - August 12. Bogota – Armenia
Upon arrival in Armenia, you will transfer to your specially chosen finca where you can relax in a unique way for your upcoming adventures.
Day 2 - August 13. Cocora Valley
At the prearranged time the expedition begins, heading to Salento and the Cocora Valley. It holds within it a colonial and historic past, as you will see as you walk amongst the unique landscapes, observing the flowing clear water of the Quindio River, and the unique palm of wax the national tree.
Salento and in general the Coffee Triangle, has one of the richest coffee cultures and most scenic coffee crops. It has preserved its colonial architecture and the customs of the local country people. Furthermore, it’s an ideal site for hiking or horseback rides followed by a meal of exquisite trout, the prized local dish. As an optional activity, we’ll take you to Santa Rosa, home of the famous hot springs for a relaxing end of day. Meals: B.
Day 3 - August 14. Free day. Coffee Experience and Tasting (optional - not included)
Enjoy a free day relaxing by the pool or take our optional Cultural Coffee Experience tour, where you will gain a unique insight into the real lives of the coffee workers. This tour allows us to learn the fantastic and mystical history of the coffee growing culture and the colonization of Antioquia. From the coffee corps we will continue to the Joyful Harvest, where you can wear traditional outfits and harvest, pulp, dry, roast and ground your own coffee as the locals have done since colonial times. Then, after a great day at work you can sit down and enjoy a fantastic cup of the best Colombia Coffee, specially processed and made by you, for you! Meals: B.
Day 4 - August 15. Armenia - Leticia - Floating House
At the chosen time transfer to the airport. Upon arrival to Leticia you will be transferred to the port for your 15 min boat ride on the Amazon River to Kurupira’s amazing Floating House. Tonight you’ll have a delicious dinner and spend the night relaxing. Meals: B, D.
Day 5 - August 16. Amazon. Free day.
A spectacular Amazonian sunrise will be the perfect way to wake up. After breakfast, as an optional activity, you’ll enjoy a boat ride (approx 1.5hrs) on the Amazon River on the way to the “Isla de los Micos” (Monkey Island). You’ll also visit the native community of Puerto Alegria where you will also have lunch. After your visit you’ll head back to the Floating House, lead by the unique pink dolphins in the river. Meals: B, D.
Day 6 - August 17. Leticia - Bogota
This morning, as an optional activity, you’ll visit Victoria Regia, the world’s largest waterlily and the “Estrangulador” forest. Afterward you will return to the the floating house where you’ll have lunch. At the chosen time you will be transferred to Leticia’s airport for your flight back to Bogota (flights not included).
All good things must come to an end, after all. Of course, if 6 days just isn´t enough time in Colombia, our tours are 100% customizable and we´d be happy to extend your stay with us. Just ask for more details. Meals: B.