4 Day Colombian Coffee Region Horse Riding Holiday in Caldas, Colombia
Hacienda Casa la Quinta, Villamaria, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia
Coffee and Horse Riding Holidays in Colombia
This is a great horseback riding program in the Colombian coffee region of Caldas. You will ride along coffee plantations in two coffee farms of the area and have the chance to also see how coffee is grown and processed until it gets to your cup.
Rider weight: 100 kilograms / 220 pounds
2 days of riding
Daily average riding time: 4 hours
Guided horse tour on healthy strong horses for all levels
See the processes coffee is submitted to until it gets in your cup
24-hour assistance of the professional bilingual guide
Airport transfer included:
Matecaña International Airport
During this holiday, you will be staying at Hacienda La Quinta and Hacienda Venezia.
You will enjoy the beautifully restored country house and the thermal bath in front of the house. On the second and third day, you go riding all around the property of the farm and into the paramo landscapes. The last day you will go to Hacienda Venezia, where you will learn a lot about the coffee history of this district.
Accommodation: Hacienda La Quinta
Arrival to Manizales or Pereira airport. Transfer to La Quinta - a typical farm of Caldas region. It is famous for its pure waters, thermal baths, waterfalls, and fresh air. Which makes it a perfect place for meditation and tranquility as well as for adventure.
Accommodation: Hacienda La Quinta
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included
Horseback riding in the area of La Quinta for around four hours enjoy the beautiful views of the area.
Accommodation: Hacienda Venezia
Breakfast and lunch included
Horseback riding in the area of La Quinta for around 4 hours again (different route). Transfer from La Quinta to Hacienda Venecia – a typical coffee farm turned into a hotel.
Morning coffee tour in Hacienda Venecia (in a group) where you will see how the Colombian coffee is grown, which processes it goes through before it becomes a drink and will learn the secrets about its quality. Transfer to the airport of Manizales or Pereira.
This holiday takes place in the Colombian coffee region, Caldas, one hour driving from Manizales, Colombia.
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