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.
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 and driver.
Transportation (one way) from your place of lodging (only hotel area near the center).
Entrance fee to the hacienda El Paraíso (Hacienda La María).
Entrance fee to the Hacienda Piedechinche and the Sugar Cane Museum.
Visit of the town of Santa Elena to see the monument dedicated to Efraín and María and artisanal wine tasting.
Lunch in Cali
Medical insurance and assistance.
Additional services or consumptions not specified in the plan.
Transportation back to your place of lodging (the tour ends in the San Antonio neighborhood).
Bring original passport or ID.
A minimum group of 4 people is required for this experience.
It is not necessary for you to book all of the spots 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.
light and fresh clothes.
Bring a water bottle.
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 6 hours approx.