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COFFEE TOUR TO THE "Eje Cafetero"
COLOMBIA'S CORE COFFEE REGION IN THE ANDES MOUNTAINS

Good news for coffee-loving travellers is that there is a growing coffee tourism industry in the coffee region in Colombia, so you can really learn about Colombian coffee on your trip. CAFE SOCIAL in Madison, WI is doing tours to coffee farms in the Andes of Colombia. Besides the coffee tour, we include visits to many attractions like the village of Salento, Cocora Valley, Coffee Park, relaxing hikes, authentic food and spectacular nature.   

***ONLY 6 SPOTS AVAILABLE***    RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW WITH 60% OF THE TOTAL COST.

Coffee Tour: February 3 to 9, 2020.  6 nights, 7 days, meals, entrance fees to local attractions and local transportation included.  ONLY 6 SPOTS AVAILABLE

* Flight is not included.
* Please, book flights to Armenia, Quindio at least two months in advance.
* Flight recommendations

Itinerary

February 3, 2020

Arrive to Armenia's airport (Eden Airport) where you will be met by a CAFE SOCIAL representative. Representative will bring you to the hotel.

February 4, 2020

What better way to wake up in Colombia than with a coffee farm tour! The farm has a processing facility and gives us the full experience from the plant to the cup. You'll have a professional, private tour which includes a cupping class, and an on-farm Barista brews the freshest coffee you can get using various methods of preparation. Lunch at a typical countryside restaurant, then horseback riding, or hiking.

February 5, 2020

We'll visit the villages of Salento and Filandia. Salento has amazing Andes mountains views and was declared by UNESCO as a COFFEE CULTURAL LANDSCAPE - INTANGIBLE VALUE TO MANKIND. We'll have lunch in Salento at a "typico" restaurant with typical local food, then take in the views of the Cocora valley from the Cocora Terrace.
 
The Cocora Valley is a stunning landscape, dominated by 60m tall wax palms, deep in the mountains of the Colombian Coffee Region. We'll then drive to Filandia where some popular Latin American soap operas and TV shows have been filmed. Dinner close to Armenia..

February 6, 2020

Visit to the International Coffee Park. Lunch in Armenia at the Gourmet Cafe, Cafe Quindio. Then a walk to a popular craft and retail store street La 14. Then visit to our coffee farm El Cortijo where we bring our excellent coffee beans to the USA. Dinner at a very well know restaurant in the north side of Armenia.

February 7, 2020

We'll drive up into the mountains to visit two old, colonial Spaniard and indigenous heritage villages of Buena Vista and Pijao, where we'll experience their coffee in unique and typical coffee shops with incredible views of coffee plantations and the Andes panorama. This region is also a UNESCO COFFEE CULTURAL LANDSCAPE.

February 8, 2020

Visit to Santa Rosa village in the Central Andes Mountains.  Santa Rosa's mountains are a unique gift of nature and its water fall is considered by many people to be one of the most beautiful water falls of the coffee region.  Lunch and dinner nearby Santa Rosa.  Please, bring swimsuit and towel. 

February 9, 2020

Brekfast at the hotel- Departure

Flight Search Recommendations:

Flights Routes to Armenia:
1. Easy, direct and faster with Spirit Airlines from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Armenia, Quindio, Colombia's airport: Eden airport. We will pick you up at the Armenia airport.
2. From many major cities in the US to Bogota (via United, American or Avianca Airlines), then to Armenia, Quindio (Eden airport). We will pick you up at the Eden airport in Armenia.

Coffee Tour: February 3 to 9, 2020. 6 nights, 7 days, meals, entrance fees to local attractions and local transportation included.
RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW WITH 60% OF THE TOTAL COST.
*ONLY 6 SPOTS LEFT*

1 OR TWO PEOPLE PER ROOM:

$1,799 per person - one person per room.  
$1,699 per person - two people per room.

1 double bed or 1 single bed.

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3 PEOPLE PER ROOM: (GROUPS)


3 single beds or 1 double bed and 1 single bed.

$1,599 per person - 3 people per room

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SINGLE PERSON SHARING A ROOM WITH 3 OR 4 PEOPLE


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4 PEOPLE PER ROOM: (GROUPS)

4 single beds or 2 double beds or 1 double bed and two singel beds.


$1,599 per person - 4 people per room

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Colombia Visas and Immigration – Essential Information

Colombia visas – Countries eligible for a tourist visa on arrival

If you are from one of the countries listed below you will be able to stay in Colombia on a tourist visa for up to 90 days.

Great Britain, United States, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Switzerland, Germany, France, Argentina, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Brazil, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Spain, Guatemala, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg Mexico, Norway, Peru, Poland, South Korea, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela…

Normally on entry you are given a standard 30-day visa which will cover your trip unless you specifically ask for a 60 or 90-day visa. 

What you have to show on arrival

You will be issued an immigration form to fill in on the plane on arrival. You should keep the green carbon copy of this form somewhere safe as you will need to present it on departure. If you lose it you will have to fill in another form before leaving.

Your passport must have at least 6 months validity.

You will need to show an onward ticket and many airlines and travel agents will not sell you a one-way ticket to Colombia as they should know that this is a requirement when arriving in Colombia.

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