A horse for the Nature Valley Cocora in Quindío. The valley is a natural Cocora located in a mountain valley of the Cordillera Central of the Colombian Andes, specifically in the department of Quindio, being part of Los Nevados National Park. It is the main home of Colombia's national tree, palm wax Quindío (Ceroxylon quindiuense) and a wide variety of flora and fauna, much of it endangered, protected under national park status naturally. The valley and the nearby town of Salento, are among the main tourist destinations in Colombia.