café de colombia

The green beating heart

café de colombia

Details
category

Intermediate

Next Departure

November 11th

From

USD $3200

All ncluded

YES

Bike rental available

YES

Ride rogram
Duration

8 Days / 6 Stages

Total Distance

400 KMS

Total Elevation

5000 MTS

Non riding option

YES

Overview

Nestled amidst the majestic Cordillera of the Andes, Colombia’s coffee plantations thrive as the vibrant core of the nation. Adorned with picturesque towns boasting colorful facades, nestled within serene mountains that bask in the sun’s warm glow, these fields have nurtured a culture that takes immense pride in its rich heritage.
Enveloped by the gentle aroma of coffee and surrounded by a kaleidoscope of greens, complemented by hues of yellow, blue, and purple as the sun sets, embarking on a bicycle tour in this captivating setting evokes a profound sense of Carpe Diem—a place where seizing life to the fullest becomes a tangible reality. Each of your senses will be profoundly touched, captivating you in ways unimaginable.
The cycling experience perfectly harmonizes the thrilling adventures of Colombia’s epic rides with an effortless and leisurely pace. Just when you feel it may have been too much to bear, you will be greeted by yet another enchanting reverie—an ancient hacienda opens its doors, welcoming you with the soothing scent of wood and coffee, panoramic views kissed by the gentle sun, and the warm embrace of the kind-hearted locals. In this magical corner of the earth, you will succumb to its irresistible allure and discover a heartwarming journey unlike any other.

This tour is incredibly photogenic. At every turn in the road you will see yet another amazing view of coffee fields, beautiful mountains and brightly painted farmhouse known as haciendas.

We have carefully selected the restaurants on this tour to take full advantage of the region’s unique culinary tradition. Imagine fresh fruit and vegetables, healthy meat options and of course, world class coffee.

Our tours know this tour inside and out. We have carefully selected the best routes to make each day some of the most memorable riding you will ever have.

The riding in this area is unique in that the roads are super windy. This means traffic always moves at a slower pace and that every descent is super fun.

  • Double accommodation
  • All meals during the trip
  • Trained guides with all the local knowledge
  • Fully Loaded support vehicle
  • Shuttle from the airport
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Personal items purchased during the trip
  • Optional activities not scheduled
  • Lunch, Hydration and snacks
  • Gratuities are optional for your guiding team but we suggest a 10%

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THE ROAD TO ADVENTURE

  • - Day 1: Arrival Perreira

    We will pick you up at the Pereira Airport. A twenty minute drive will take you to a beautiful farm house which is situated in the middle of a coffee plantation. Here you will have your first glimpse of the astonishingly beautiful sunsets and the fresh, fertile smell of the land. At night we will...
  • - Day 2: Montenegro – La Virginia

    Early in the morning we will start a gentle downhill that will take us to the town of Montenegro. Placed in the middle of the valley between two major mountain ranges, the terrain is rolling hills with a small challenge in the middle of the ride which is just enough to test the legs for...
  • - Day 3: La Virginia – Chinchina

    The third day brings the first moderate climb. We will start from La Virginia in the valley bottom before tackling one of the first mountains of this trip. You will climb 10 miles up a quiet country road followed by 6 miles of rolling terrain. The reward will be breath taking views of the valley...
  • - Day 4: Chinchiná – Pereira

    Chinchiná is a quintessential Colombian coffee town. Wherever you look you will see hills covered with these precious beans. We will start the day on a lightly traveled road while we gently ride up what feels like a hidden canyon. Our goal is the town of Marsella which sits on the top of this climb....
  • - Day 5: Pereira – Filandia

    The day will start by riding through undulating hills. After each small descent we will encounter a small river and a bamboo forest that create a green tunnel to ride through. After turning left and leaving Montenegro behind the gentle but constant 17 km climb will take us to Finlandia. This town lies just shy...
  • - Day 6: Filandia – Salento

    This tour finishes in the most spectacular way. Our day’s destination is one the most beautiful places in Colombia: Salento. This town attracts visitors from far and wide who want to see Cocora Valley which is home to the 300 foot wax palm trees. By the end of the day we will ride amongst these...
  • - Day 7: Cocora valley

    Today we will change cleats and lycra for hiking shoes and shorts so we can explore Cocora Valley. After almost a week of cycling, a change in the pace is always welcomed. In the afternoon, we will get you ready for the next day transfer to the airport.
  • - Day 8: Farewell

    Time to say goodbye. The guides will transfer you from the hotel to the airport so you can catch your flight back home.
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At Cyclota, we offer high-end bike rentals that enhance the experience of our guided tours. Our rental service is designed to complement exclusively our meticulously crafted itineraries.
We share your love for bicycles, which is why we chose the award-winning Argon 18 Krypton CS model. Renowned for its comfort and performance, it has earned prestigious accolades in the cycling industry like the test done simultaneously with other power houses by the Gran Fondo magazine.

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