5-Day Biking Tour Including Coffee And Cultural From Pereira

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    1:00 PM
  • Departure Details :
    Hotels in Pereira
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

The best private tour for the adventurous, those who are looking to live new experiences and learn, first hand, about nature, the culture, and customs of the region that lives the life of coffee farming.

Highlights

  • Get inside tips from a local
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences

Know More about this tour

Day 1: Meet in Pereira. Transfer to Coffee Farm (D)
Pickup time: After 1:00 p.m.
You will travel via Jeep Willy to the coffee farm outside of Pereira.

Day 2: Estacin Pereira (B, L, D)
Your starting point is on the other side of Pereira. You will take your bike through coffee cultivation in the Andes Mountains and descend to one of the most important rivers in Colombia, the Cauca River. Here, you will embark the Brujita a unique transportation system that has a wooden platform and ball bearings that displace over the rails of the antique train track an emotion-filled journey. Next, take another native Colombian transportation system called Garrucha that is a basket made of metal and wood that hangs from steel cables which allows you to cross the Cauca River to the reach the banks of a town named Belalcazar.

Day 3: Ulloa/Quimbaya (B, L, D)
You will ride through three of the four departments that are part of the World Heritage Site, the Coffee Cultural Landscape, declared by UNESCO.
Its a day of changing landscapes that allow you to appreciate the agricultural, cultural and natural wealth of the Coffee Region. Large areas of livestock, extensive coffee cultivation and many other cultivation, including orchards. These are just a few landscapes youll appreciate during this bike ride.
Moreover, learn about and experience the complete coffee process, icon of our country. Every sense will come alive to listen to, smell, see and taste one of the best coffees in the world. In the same farm you will taste many Colombian fruits and you'll see a private collection of beautiful flowers.

Day 4: Filandia(B, L, D)
This route, surrounded by coffee and plantain cultivation, will lead us to the municipality of Filandia, a small coffee producing, artisan village. One of the most beautiful villages in Coffee Region, popularly nicknamed Colina Iluminada (Illuminated Hill) referring to its altitude and beautiful, panoramic view of the region.
In the afternoon, visit some artisan stores and walk through the streets of this traditional village.

Day 5: Return to Pereira(B, L)
Return to Pereira riding on a part of the highway, then on a rural road that will weave through many rural populations whose main economic activity is based on agriculture. You will be surrounded by eucalyptus trees, then cultivation; plantain, green onion, tomato, cilantro and other vegetables, until you arrive to the city.
In the afternoon, enjoy an afternoon of sharing stories, laughter and talking about your adventure through the Coffee Cultural Landscape.

Inclusions

Accommodation in rural houses or coffee farms - private rooms.

Private transport from Pereira by Willys Jeep (Traditional transport of the Coffee Region)

Pick up and drop-off the participants at the hotel or airport of Pereira

All meals.

Soft drinks

Mountain bike hire: 26, 27,5 or 29 rim

Safety helmet hire. Anti-shock trekking pole hire

Technical and safety instruction

Waterproof layer in case of rain

Souvenir and digital photos of the activity

Hotel insurance and taxes

Insurance for adventure activities/medical assistance card

Bilingual (Spanish/English) guide specialized in nature and adventure activities

Exclusions

Air transportation to Pereira City

Expenses and services not specified in the plan

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Recommendations: Wear light, comfortable clothing (Dry-Fit or cotton t-shirt, shorts or waterproof trousers, and a light jacket if you think you might be bothered by some mild cold)

Wear suitable shoes for cycling and/or walking (closed shoes such as sports shoes or boots; no sandals)

Bring a small backpack

Other optional items to bring: a hat, sunglasses, sunblock, insect repellent

Avoid excessive drinking the day before

Avoid staying up too late the night before

Do not take or buy alcoholic beverages or hallucinogenic substances on the trip

Do not drop litter or take flora and fauna home

Follow the requests and recommendations of the guides who accompany you on the tour

Mountain bike hire: 26, 27,5 or 29 rim, made entirely of aluminium, Shimano gears and front suspension

Difficulty level: 6 - 7 of 10 (Medium/high)