THE CALI SUGAR CANE MUSEUM
A trip through local traditions and customs.
Cali Sugar Cane Museum – Travel back in time and bear witness to the charm and romanticism of a Latin American love novel. Learn the traditions and evolution of the main economical practice of our region.
We will visit the main haciendas of our region including one which is the inspiration of a romantic novel and another which is the icon of our sugar cane abundance. The Hacienda El Paraíso and the Cali Sugar Cane Museum or Hacienda Piedechinche that holds years of culture and knowledge. These two tourism icons rich in architecture, art, flora and fauna receive every year an important amount of visitors looking for a quiet walk surrounded by beautiful landscapes and history. Both haciendas keep the memory alive of what life was like in the XVIII and XIX centuries, maintaining the pleasant freshness, adorned with rose bushes and illuminated by the radiance of the first rays of sun every morning.
We will also have a traditional lunch in between the haciendas that will awake our palates.
This tour puts us in direct contact with nature. We will discover natural history, artisanal and agro industrial exploitation of sugarcane, along with the main scene of the Latin American romanticism’s top novel, make this excursion a unique and unforgettable experience.
Local bilingual guide.
History teller of each visited hacienda.
Roundtrip transportation from your place of lodging (only hotel area near the center).
Entrance fee to the Hacienda Piedechinche and the Sugar Cane Museum.
Entrance fee to Hacienda El Paraíso.
Typical lunch from the region and artisanal wine tasting.
Insurance and medical assistance.
Additional services or consumptions not specified in the plan.
Bring original passport or ID.
A minimum group of 3 people is required for this experience.
It is not necessary to buy all the places, since it is a group activity where travelers from other hotels will join. In case the minimum group is not completed, you will be notified by our agency to reschedule the tour.
Wear comfortable walking shoes.
Bring a water bottle.
Hat or umbrella.
The tour will not be canceled in case of bad weather, consider bringing an impermeable poncho, a rain jacket or umbrella.
Tuesday to Sunday
Starts: 8:00 am / Duration 7 hours approx.