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Chinchiná

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Chinchiná is known as Colombias coffee heart. It is settled in a valley surrounded by coffee plantations. The town is home to the Buendia coffee factory and Cenicafe, a coffee research centre.

Get in[edit]

There are frequent buses going to and from Manizales. It's only 30 minutes.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • Colina del Sol is a coffee finca settled on top of a hill overlooking Chinchiná on one side and the mountains on another. It's either a half hour climb uphill or an expensive taxiride. The friendly owner will show you around on his finca for a small fee. Contact him first before setting off (Carlos/Mathilde, Carrera 8 No.8-63, 300-362-9578 / 850 4885, email colinadelsol@hotmail.com). There is not always somebody there.
  • Some of the smaller coffee factories will give you a short tour if you show interest.

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Sleep[edit]

  • It's recommended to stay at least one night Colina del Sol (see section See). It's a nice place to get away from it all. Price per night including food is not more than $15 000 per person.

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