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Salento & Valle deL Cocora





Moto Tour Details

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This motorcycle tour combines the “Coffee Region” of the country and the UNESCO heritage site of“Valle Del Cocora”. You will explore the unique ecosystem of the region, discover the tallest palm trees in the world, ride through several beautiful, colonial towns, and visit a famous coffee theme park.


You will eat delicious, traditional food and sleep in comfortable, boutique hotels.

The perfect motorcycle tour for beginners, intermediate and advanced riders!

Day 1

Start: 9 am
Where: Medellin - Manizales
Riding hours: 6
Highlights Include:

  • Twisty, mountain roads up out of Medellin.

  • Traditional Colombian barbecue lunch.

  • Ride through the Santa Barbara, Pintada, and Caldas Region.

  • Sleepover & dinner at Paraiso Verde Lodge.

Day 2

Where: Manizales - Salento

Riding hours: 4
Highlights Include:

  • Breakfast at our farm stay above the valley.

  • Winding, paved mountain roads to Salento.

  • Tour and tastings at  a local coffee farm.

  • Try your hand at Tejo, a Colombian game of explosive darts.

  • Sleepover at a cozy, local hostal.

Day 3

Where: Salento - Quimbaya

Riding hours: 3
Highlights Include:

  • Breakfast in the picturesque Salento plaza.

  • Optional 3-hour hike to Colombia’s world heritage “Valle Del Cocora”.

  • Empty, mountain twisties through Filandia.

  • Visit to the Colina Iluminada lookout.

  • Sleepover at Tucawa Eco Hostel.

Day 4

Where: Quimbaya - Parque del Cafe
Riding hours: 4
Highlights Include:

  • More gravel road switchbacks up the mountains.

  • A visit to the famous coffee theme park.

  • Beautiful rolling hillsides of Quindio.

  • Spend the night in relaxed Montenegro.

Day 5

Where: Montenegro - Jardin
Riding hours: 6
Highlights Include:

  • Early breakfast and blast down the highway.

  • Twisting along mountain ridges to Rio Sucio.

  • Well-earned late lunch in Rio Sucio.

  • Breathtaking scenery riding the colonial trails into Jardín.

  • Spend the night at the beautifully restored Hotel la Casona.

Day 6

Where: Jardin - Medellin
Riding hours: 5
Highlights Include:

  • Lazy breakfast in the picturesque town plaza.

  • Visit to Splendor cave/waterfall.

  • Optional dirt trails and riding along old rail roads back to Medellin.

  • View over the city from Las Palmas viewpoint.

End: 5 pm



What's Included

  • Honda XR190cc dual sport

  • Gasoline & tolls

  • English/Spanish-speaking guides

  • Helmet, riding gloves 

  • Medical insurance

  • Shared (2-3 Pax) accommodation

  • 5 x Breakfast

  • 5 x Dinner

  • 6 x Lunch

  • Tour and tasting at a coffee farm

  • Entrance to Valle de Cocora

  • All other attractions & activities

Optional Extras

  • Honda XRE300 dual-sport: $179 USD

  • Private Room Accommodation: $299 USD

  • Passenger: $799 USD

  • Support truck: $1,500 USD (split between group)

  • Accommodation pre/post tour (available on request)

  • Airport pickup/dropoff (available on request)

  • GoPro & helmet mount: $50 USD (SD-card not included)

  • Elbow & knee pads: $50 USD

  • Riding boots:  $75 USD

  • Rain Gear: $30

  • Full protective gear set: $90

What to Bring

  • Driver's license

  • Sunscreen

  • Insect repellent

  • Long pants

  • Boots or closed-toed shoes

  • Swimsuit

  • Towel

  • Alcohol and souvenir money

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