The Cocora Valley is the home of the largest palm tree in the world and also the national tree of Colombia. This place will enchant you with its giant palms that seem to come out of the mist and want to reach the sky. With this one day tour you will get to know the most beautiful corners of the Cocora Valley.
Duration time: 10 hours.
Start time and place: 7:00 am - Salento.
Time and place where it ends: 5:00 pm - Salento.
At 7:00 am, we will have breakfast in Salento and after this, we will go to the imposing Cocora Valley, a sacred place that houses the largest wax palms on the planet. There we will also be able to observe the natural wonders of the cloud forest. We will be able to continuously pass by 6 hanging bridges type "Indiana Jones" that cross a beautiful river that descends from the mountains and delivers its waters to the department of Quindio.
We will arrive at the Acaime reserve where we will be able to enjoy the charm of the hundreds of birds that arrive at the place. Later we will descend again by 1,2km and in this point we will take the detour towards the mountain, everything in direction of ascent until reaching the 2900m and taking a rest. Afterwards we will start the trail by the high part of the valley, where we will have the opportunity to go into the viewpoints of the wax palms over the valley. The descent will be 5.5km, to where our Jeep Willys will be waiting for us.