The coffee route




The coffee route

There is no complete certainty about the conditions in which coffee arrived in Colombia. Historical indications say that the Jesuits brought grain seeds to New Granada around 1730, but different versions exist.

Worldwide, Colombia is the leading coffee producer and the largest soft coffee producer in the world. The main coffee importing countries in Colombia are the United States, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands and Sweden.

During the twentieth century coffee was the main product in Colombian commercial activities, registering exports of up to 2,560 bags. Since the 1920’s, Colombia ranked first as a world producer of soft coffee.

The main coffee producer’s departments in Colombia are: Nariño, Norte de Santander, Antioquia, Valle del Cauca, Cundinamarca, Huila, Cauca, Tolima, Caldas, Quindío and Risaralda, the last three known as the Coffee Region. This tour will give you the opportunity to learn more about the history of our country as a coffee producer, in the same way, enjoy the tourist spots located on the route to our welcoming destination.


Day 1

  • Hotel pickup
  • Visit to the rice park
  • Night in Armenia

Day 2

  • Start 9:00 a.m.
  • Mariposario Botanical Garden
  • Coffee finance
  • Night in Salento

Day 3

  • Start 9:00 a.m.
  • Visit the Cocora Valley
  • Salento viewpoint
  • Night in Salento

Day 4

  • Start 9:00 am
  • Hot springs in Santa Rosa de Cabal
  • Night at Noe’s farm park

Day 5

  • Return to Bogotá


  • Private transport
  • Tickets
  • Snacks
  • Bilingual guide (optional)
  • Medical assistance insurance


  • Accommodation
  • Meals and drinks not included in the plan
  • Tip (optional)

Additional options that you could choose to complement this plan:

  • Add more days and destinations
  • Return by air from Pereira
  • Continue the adventure towards Medellin
  • Visit other places of interest on the road such as the city of Manizales, the Ruiz snowy, the thoughts park, etc.
  • The accommodation depends on the client; you can ask for advice about it.

Remember that we designed the route according to your time and taste.