Welcome to Cali, the Salsa capital of the world! Nestled amidst the verdant hills of the Valle del Cauca region, Cali captivates visitors with its vibrant culture, rich history, and warm hospitality.This city is alive with the rhythms of Salsa music and buzzing with authentic Colombian culture, it makes for the perfect destination for your next incentive trip! Whether you’re a dance enthusiast, a foodie, or a curious traveller seeking new experiences, let us take you through Panoptic’s picks for the top incentives in Cali and lets get inspired about that next incentive trip!

Top Incentives in Cali

Take a Salsa Class

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Experience the pulsating rhythms and electrifying energy of salsa by taking a dance class in Cali, Colombia’s salsa capital! Whether you’re a seasoned dancer or a complete beginner, Cali offers a range of dance studios and academies where you can learn the moves and intricate footwork of this iconic dance style. Join a group class led by expert instructors who will teach you the fundamentals of salsa, from basic steps to more advanced techniques. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the dance studio as you practise with fellow enthusiasts and soak up the infectious beats of salsa music. This incentive is a great way to get close to the culture of the city and learn a new skill!

Visit Cristo Rey

The Tasting Room – Wine and Tapas bar in Cascais

Cali’s answer to Rio’s iconic Christ the Redeemer, visit the iconic Cristo Rey statue. Standing at an impressive height of 26m, this statue is situated at the top of the Cerro de los Cristales, offering beautiful panoramic views across Cali and the picturesque surroundings of the Valle del Cauca region. On the road to the Cristo Rey, you can take in works by the iconic Carlos Andrés Gómez, who for two years sculpted his work on 34 ravines! The figures modelled with cement and clay range from 50 centimetres to 5 metres high and extend over five kilometres and are just as exciting to take in as the Cristo Rey itself. For art lovers and those seeking to see something truly iconic, this is one of the top incentives in Cali.

Go Paragliding

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Adrenaline junkie? This will be the top incentive in Cali for you! Go paragliding and soar through the sky over the beautiful Colombian landscape and take in this beautiful region of the world from a new perspective. Exciting and breathtaking, this is one of the top incentives in Cali!

Enjoy a Food Tour

Take in some of the flavour of the region by indulging in a food tour around the iconic Alameda Market! Led by knowledgeable guides, this food tour invites you to explore the diverse and delicious offerings of one of Cali’s largest and most vibrant food markets. Sample an array of Colombian delicacies, from tropical fruits and freshly squeezed juices to traditional snacks and savoury dishes. Interact with friendly vendors, learn about local ingredients and culinary traditions, and immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of this bustling marketplace. Whether you’re a food enthusiast, a culture lover, or simply seeking an authentic taste of Colombia, the Alameda Market food tour is one of the top incentives in Cali!

Visit San Cipriano Rainforest Reserve

Just outside Cali, visit San Cipriano Rainforest Reserve and immerse yourself in beautiful nature! a hidden gem nestled in the lush greenery of Colombia’s Pacific Coast region. Accessible only by a unique mode of transportation known as “brujitas” (wooden handcars propelled along old railroad tracks), the journey to San Cipriano is an adventure in itself. Once you arrive, immerse yourself in the pristine beauty of the rainforest as you hike along scenic trails, swim in crystal-clear rivers, and encounter diverse flora and fauna. Marvel at towering trees, vibrant orchids, and exotic bird species that call this biodiverse reserve home. Take a refreshing dip in natural pools, ride inner tubes down river rapids, or simply relax and unwind amidst the tranquillity of nature. This is a truly unforgettable, once in a lifetime experience.

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