The Coffee Triangle covers more than 400 kms of natural and peacefull territory. Tourists who wish to know the variety of places and beautiful landscapes this Colombian wonder offers need to organize their time well.
Highlighting some places and planning the route when going on tour are important details to consider when visiting this part of Colombia. Places not to be left aside when journeying are:
Quindío is for sure one of the most important destinations when visiting this part of Colombia. When visiting there are many activities to be done, such as:
- Visiting the Hacienda Combia; one of the oldest coffee farms in the district.
- Kayaking, tree canopying and taking turkish baths at the Saman’s Forest.
- Going to the Botanical Garden of Quindío, with one of the biggest butterfly farms in the world.
Studying coffee in Manizales
A city surrounded by volcanos, with magnificent architecture displayed by numerous churches. The work of the master carvers living in this city is shown on the streets, becoming impossible to ignore.
The lovely church “Iglesia de la Inmaculada” decorates the Caldas park with redish pieces of wood used by its cedrelas.
The National Center for Coffe Investigation offers guided trips all around the experimental farms, introducing visitors to modern technology, plague control systems and coffee plantations.
Sculptures in Pereira
A stop with museums, perfect for art lovers. Pereira, capital of Risaralda has incredible works of art such as “El Bolivar Desnudo” and “Prometeo”. Surrounded by hills, this friendly place also offers urban tours like the Zoo Garden.
Glittering gold in Armenia
Last but not least, the final stop in this coffee circuit is the Quimbaya Museum. Gold heritage left by the indigenous population fills the museum in the form of Quimbaya sculptures.