Salento is a beautiful colonial town set in the hills, filled with arts and crafts and some of the best coffee you'll ever find. The town is famous for its beautiful Cocora Valley (with the tallest palm trees in the world) and Coffee farms.
First time backpackers to Salento are often surprised by the warm and friendly reception of the locals but this is exactly how Salento is...warm & friendly. A colourful town with some lovely bars & cafes where you can sit outside and watch the world go by, Salento is a popular destinations for backpackers in Colombia. Take a trip to a coffee plantation, hike Valle do Cocora where you will find Reserva Natural Acaime - a must if you are travelling in Salento.