Demine Your Heart: Algeciras, Huila


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$360 USDPrice Per Person

Starting At:

7:00 AM

Travelers:

"The peace agreements have transformed the country, entire towns and the lives of thousands of people. In this tour you will learn and understand the process of transformation that Algeciras, Huila, has lived after the ceasefire and see how hope, peace, and reconstruction are forged from peasant labor, demining, reconciliation, teamwork and the cooperation of different actors in the conflict for a better country."

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Learn about the history of this place and how peace agreements have transformed the lives of thousands of people.
  • Know another side of the story by the voice of the actors of the conflict.
  • Visit the rural area of Algeciras and know its abundant offer of gastronomic products.
  • Have a coffee experience from seed to cup and enjoy alternative methods of preparation.
  • Learn about the complex demining process in a totally controlled and mine-free environment and learn from the experience of the heroic deminers.

The peace agreements have transformed the country, entire towns and the lives of thousands of people. In this tour you will learn and understand the process of transformation that Algeciras, Huila, has lived after the ceasefire and see how hope, peace, and reconstruction are forged from peasant labor, demining, reconciliation, teamwork and the cooperation of different actors of the conflict for a better country. 

Starting in Neiva at 7:00 am, you will be taken on a short trip to Algeciras with our guide who will put you in context about the history of Algeciras and the changes that are taking place. When you arrive, you will have a delicious traditional lunch and leave your bags at the hotel before continuing to the village of Las Morras, a beautiful mountainous place with incredible landscapes that abounds with agricultural products. There you will have a stop to know a coffee farm and learn about the coffee process; from sowing to drying. Then you will visit the beautiful fields of granadilla, gulupa, blackberry and tree tomato, and you can taste delicious fresh fruits freshly harvested from the plant. Here you will stop to enjoy an exquisite typical lunch while contemplating the majesty of the landscape. 

You will descend to the village after having lunch to learn about the next stage of coffee; its preparation. Here at a café attended by an expert coffee grower and coffee connoisseur, you will learn about the different preparation methods and how to taste good coffee. This experience will make you aware of the many flavors and aromas present in a cup that reflect the conditions of Colombian soils and the careful processes of coffee growers. After this experience, you can go explore the town or relax at the hotel. To end the day, a delicious dinner from the region awaits you.

The next morning, you will be picked up at 8:00 am to take you to the base camp of the Campaña Colombiana Contra Minas for breakfast before learning about the complex demining process. Here you can not only learn about the different types of mines that have contaminated Colombian soil, but you will also witness a unique scenario of confluence and cooperation between victims, ex-soldiers of the army and the guerrillas. In addition, you can understand the cautious procedure required to demine an area and meet some of the heroes responsible for this risky work. Finally, you will be taken to collect your things to enjoy a delicious lunch before returning to Neiva.

INCLUDED

  • Private transportation to and from your hotel in Neiva and Algeciras
  • Local guide
  • Described Activities
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Lodging
  • Optional: This experience is valid for our IMPULSE Welcome Package Promotion

THINGS TO BRING:

Comfortable shoes and clothes

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Changes on the tour may occur due to external factors. These changes will be notified to you with anticipation.

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