The Zona Cafetera is located between Pereira, Manizales, and Armenia (6 hours from Cali and Medellin), and it’s one of the main areas visited in Colombia. Because of its favorable climate, many local farmers have decided to settle there to cultivate coffee plantations.
Hike the famous Valle de Cocora to admire the tallest palm trees in the world or the fantastic landscapes in the national park Los Nevados.
Then you can take care of your muscle soreness in the thermal baths around Pereira and learn the essentials about the coffee production in the picturesque colonial towns of Salento or Filandia.
Don’t hesitate to rent a car to drive among the hilly green landscapes and find a romantic Finca or Hacienda to spend a couple of nights.