5 days in Salento & Armenia Itinerary

5 days in Salento & Armenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Quindio Department visit planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Salento
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Armenia
— 2 nights
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Salento

— 2 nights

Father of Quindio

Founded in 1842, the town of Salento represents the oldest established settlement in Quindio.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): relax in the rural setting at El Recuerdo Finca Cafetera Tradicional, identify plant and animal life at Kasaguadua Natural Reserve, then experience rural life at Las Acacias Coffee Farm, and finally indulge in your favorite hot beverage with a coffee and tea tour. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: push the limits with an extreme tour, browse the exhibits of Region Paisaje / Landscape Region, then identify plant and animal life at El Palacio del Barbas, and finally relax in the rural setting at Finca Tematica La Divisa.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Salento travel route planner.

Medellin to Salento is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Armenia.

Things to do in Salento

Tours · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Armenia

— 2 nights

Miracle City

The capital city of Quindio Department, Armenia was founded in 1889 by Jesus Maria Ocampo as he sought a hideout in the Quindio mountains.
On the 2nd (Fri), relax in the rural setting at Cafe La Morelia, relax in the rural setting at El Paraiso del Bambu y La Guadua, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia Jesus Maria y Jose, and finally browse the different shops at Portal del Quindio. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Parque del Cafe.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Armenia day trip tool.

You can drive from Salento to Armenia in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Armenia are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Armenia

Theme Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips