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The Coffee Experience


Hidden inside Colombia's famed coffee triangle is Cocora Valley, flanked y the worlds's tallest palm trees, lush hillls and berry speckled trees. A specialized eco-guide will walk you through Cocora where you will experience the ritual of Quindo wax palm and a visit to the coffee plantation where an expert will guide you through its preparation,roasting, quality characteristics and properties that make the difference among the best coffees in the world.

Itinerary


Arrival from Popayan and check-in at Bosques del Saman Alcala Hotel

Cities Covered Alcala ,  Caldas ,  Pereira

Arrival from Popayan and check-in at Bosques del Saman Alcala Hotel

Cities Covered Alcala ,  Caldas ,  Cocora ,  Salento

Visit Cocora Valley, a natural landscape located in the Central Andean Mountains, at Quindío.  Here is the wax palm of Quindio (Ceroxylon quindiense), highest in the world and tree national ensign as well as a variety of flora and fauna, many of them endangered, protected under national natural park status.

 

You will receive a warm welcome drink (Canelazo) and then an specialized eco-guide makes an introduction to the natural reserve of Cocora and a walking through the cloud forest where the biodiversity of fauna and flora can be seen, you will experience the ritual of Quindio wax palm, in which the eco-guide tells the story of how the aborigines worship them and then continues with the experience of seedlings palm planting. Typical lunch included

 

Later you will move to the typical town of Salento to walk through the colonial streets, visit artisan workshops and the viewpoint of Cocora.


Cities Covered Cocora

Breakfast at the Hotel

Visit to a coffee plantation where an expert will introduce you to the Colombian coffee world, its preparation, roasting, quality characteristics and properties that make the difference among the best coffees in the world.  Various preparations of coffee will be tasted. With the assistance of an expert guide you will tour the farm, appreciating their coffee plantations and the work of the collector. In this process, you will know about the famous wet processing that characterizes the Colombian coffee.

Activity duration 3 to 4 hours + travel time to the Plantation


Cities Covered Pereira

Breakfast at the hotel

Check-out.

Transfer and assistance from hotel to airport


Departure Dates and Rates

All Rates in US$ per person including ALL taxes and surcharges

ClassDatesSingle RateDouble RateTriple Rate 
Gold
For departures February 12,2019 through December 19,2019 US$ 1,099 US$ 629 CALL US
Silver
For departures February 12,2019 through April 11,2019 US$ 969 US$ 599 US$ 589
For departures April 12,2019 through April 21,2019 US$ 999 US$ 619 US$ 609
For departures April 22,2019 through June 28,2019 US$ 969 US$ 599 US$ 589
For departures June 29,2019 through July 20,2019 US$ 999 US$ 619 US$ 609
For departures July 21,2019 through December 19,2019 US$ 969 US$ 599 US$ 589

Included

•3 nights accommodation in the selected zone (Risaralda, Quindió or Caldas)

•Daily breakfast

•Transfers in / out within the selected zone

•Tour to the Cocora Valley and Salento

•Visit to a coffee farm in the city where you will be staying

 

Not Included

•Personal expenses: minibar, laundry, telephone calls or other services not specified in the rate

•Transfers and Coffee Hacienda Tour apply for each city, if you wish to move to another city in the region you must pay an extra charge

Children's Policy

Maximum 2 children sharing room with parents.

Terms and Conditions

Payment Fees:

  • 20% due at time of booking
  • 80% due at 45 days prior to departure

Cancellation Fees:

  • 10% of official price refundable up to 45 days prior to departure
  • 25% of official price refundable up to 30 days prior to departure
  • 100% of the total is payable within 30 days prior to departure

Note:

  • Rates per person in Dollars
  • Rates are subject to changes in availability
  • Maximum of 2 children may share a room with their parents
  • Suggested activities are not included in program price
  • If selected hotel is not available at the time of booking, a hotel of a similar category will be found 

Cancellations should be intimated by FAX to the corporate office in Miami, FL.

Guests need to add 3 business days to the above time frames. An administration fee of 15% on any monies paid by the client will be charged prior to refund.

We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance to cover the losses incurred in case of cancellation. For information on available plans or to purchase travel insurance, please visit www.palacetours.com/insurance






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