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Jardín is a picturesque town set among green mountains, coffee farms, and beautiful waterfalls. The tour will take us through the town of Jardin, where we will enjoy its unique Church and colorful main square. Waterfall scenery, optional open jeep ride or horseback riding (at additional cost), bird watching and lunch in the hills outside of town are some of the highlights of this tour.

If you’re not so much into horse-back riding, we can customize the tour to be more scenery or coffee process oriented.

Tour Includes:
• Pick-up at your hotel in Medellín*.
• Roundtrip private transportation Medellín – Jardín – Medellín (268+ kms).
• English speaking driver / guide.
• Traditional local snack on the way.
• Traditional lunch at a coffee farm or in Jardín’s surrounding area.
• Jardín pueblo stroll and visit to a traditional sweet shop.
• Personal accident insurance

Approximate duration: 10-12 hours.
Fitness level: Medium-High
Usual pick-up time: 6:30 am if doing any of the horse rides to waterfalls or 7:00 am if riding on the Willys Jeep through scenic road to Jardín’s surrounding areas.
What to bring: Long trousers (not loose fit), hat, sun-screen, closed-in shoes, rain-jacket, insect repellent, sunglasses and extra socks.
Weather: Jardin climate is classified as tropical. May and November are the rainiest months. The average temperature is 18.9 ° C (66 ° F). The annual precipitation is 2,552 ml. Rain is more common in the afternoon and evening than in the morning.

Price: US$99 per person if at least 3 people.
*Additional charges may apply for pick-ups outside the Poblado area.

We do travel with just 1-2 passengers. The total price for a group of just 1 or 2 people is the same as the total price for a group of 3.

Optional:

Willys Jeep scenic ride:
Duration: 2 hour
Cost: Additional US$15 per person

Horseback ride through the country side to a coffee farm

Description: Leaving from Alto de las Flores, the ride goes through the rural area of Jardín. After 40 minutes riding (this time may change depending on how fast you go), it’s time for lunch at a traditional coffee farm where you can enjoy the coffee process, pick berries from the coffee trees, buy export quality coffee produced at the farm, have a traditional lunch and drink fresh coffee. After 1 hour (approx.) lunch break, we ride again for about 20-30 minutes to go back to the start place. Keep in mind that we can make as many stops as you want or need.

Cost: US$15 per person
Duration: 2 hours / 2 miles (3.2 km)
Number of people: We do travel with 1 person but we only take groups of 10 (ten) max.
Age Limit: Minimum age is 12. Kids between twelve (12) and eighteen (18) must have authorization in writing from their parents. To read the disclaimer, click Here.
Weight Limit: Max 100 kg (220 pounds)
Health restrictions: Pregnant women can’t do this activity (if there’s a pregnant women in your group, she can wait for the riders at the coffee farm where we have lunch or at town). If you have any special medical condition please let us know so we can be prepared in case of emergency. People with epilepsy should avoid doing this activity.
Only 1 person by horse is allowed.
To check out the map, click Here.

• Horseback ride to waterfall
Cost: Additional US$20 per person if adding the horse ride to the White Fall (Chorro Blanco) or US$25 per person for the Splendor Cave Waterfall
Age Limit: Minimun age is 12. Kids between twelve (12) and eighteen (18) must have authorization in writing from their parents. To read the disclaimer, click Here.
Weight Limit: Max 100 kg (220 pounds)
Health restrictions: Pregnant women can’t make this activity (if there’s a pregnant women in your group, she can wait for the riders at the coffee farm where we have lunch or at town). If you have any special medical condition please let us know so we can be prepared in case of emergency. People with epilepsy should avoid doing this activity.
Only 1 person by horse is allowed.
Please note: the waterfall trek to the Splendor Cave (La Cueva del Esplendor) requires 20-30 minutes of walking through a steep tropical rainforest. People of varied ages have managed to do it successfully but still, it’s not recommended for people with reduced mobility or below average fitness. There are other rides that require minimal walking so please let us know what amount of walking or riding would you prefer.

SPLENDOR CAVE WATERFALL TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE

Visit to the site where the Andean Cock of the Rock or Rupicola Peruvianus can be observed (time permitting).
Cost: $10,000 COP per person.

Visit to sugar cane mill (if open and time permitting).
For customizing your trip or for staying overnight in Jardín, please send us an e-mail and we’ll get back to you with more details and costs. Hotels in Jardín start at $30,000 COP per person per night for a private room with hot water (during week days or twice as much during weekends).

For booking this tour to Jardín out of Medellín, please send us an email at landventuretravel@gmail.com and let us know which dates would work best for you, how many more people are traveling with you and where would you like to be picked up. We will try to answer you within 24 hours of receiving your email.
All activities are done at your own risk. If you don’t have your own personal accident insurance or would like us to help you get insurance for this tour, please let us know.

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