Departamento del Quindío Things to Do

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  • Things to Do
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  • Things to Do
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Departamento del Quindío Things to Do

  • wax palms

    The wax palm is Colombia's national tree and once you see one, it's easy to see why. The thin towering palm is beyond impressive and can reach heights of up to 60 meters. They certainly stand out sprouting up from the rural farmland of the small town of Cocora. Though when one thinks of palm trees, generally the tropics come to mind, the giant wax...

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  • the hike to Reserva Acaime

    There are many trails in Valle de Cocora but most visitors tackle the one to Reserva Acaime. As is typical of Colombian trails, there are no claims about the distances covered but the gradual trail through pastoral farmland takes you about 45 minutes to an hour to the edge of the cloud forest. The trail is easy enough to find once in Cocora where...

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  • Great View, Though you can't see the...

    In Salento be sure to go up the hill to the observation lookout and look over the whole of the Cocora Vally and the Navados National Park in the Distance, Amazing.

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  • National Coffee Park

    I'm not really big on Theme parks so I wasn't perticularly looking forward to this place but it was a lot of fun. There is a Museam to Coffee, a nice walk showing the varities of Coffe, The process for growing, harvesting and drying them. The walk has many orchids and Heliconias and a really cool guy playing the farm owner. There is also a...

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  • Wax Palms

    I'm sure many people think it is wierd to go and look at a bunch of trees but the Wax Palms are truely special. The national tree of Colombia is the Only high altitude Palm and the tallest palm in the world. Growing in the cooler air above 2300m the Palms can reach 50 m tall growing on tiny trunks that make them look unreal, kinda like Dali's...

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