4 - 5 hours
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A trip to one of the Coffee Triangle towns wouldn’t be complete without visiting a coffee farm, are we right? So, come with us on this fun and informative tour about everything you need to know about the coffee process.
Coffee might be one of the world’s most popular beverages. Coffee brings back to life stories of traditions and customs of diverse cultures, and Colombia is no exception. If you are one of those who are passionate about this drink, let us take you with the experts: the coffee growers, and understand why Coffee Farms tours in Colombia are so popular.
You will visit a coffee farm and you will have the chance of planting coffee seedlings, pick up coffee cherries, and last but not least, taste the flavor of a fresh cup of Colombian coffee.
In this short but quite complete tour, you will experience the whole process of coffee needs before getting to the shops where we usually drink it. And you will appreciate its real value as well as understand the importance of coffee growers in the quality of the beans once you see that most of the processes are handmade. Trust us, this will be a real treat for you.
For a start, our driver will pick you up and you will be driven to a traditional coffee farm (Finca Luger) with a hundred years of history. Here you will find great views, a relaxing atmosphere but specially hectares of coffee plantations. Once in here, you will meet the tour guide and coffee expert.
He will walk you along the different areas of the farm in order to explain you the phases coffee has, and he will invite you later to participate in some of them. Planting a coffee seed right in the seedlings and picking up the coffee cherries from the bushes, for example. After witnessing and being part of the growing process, you will go and see the last steps, like roasting and sometimes grinding.
Take this opportunity and walk through the picturesque streets of Salento. Come and discover with your own eyes why it is the most beautiful town in all of Colombia. Let yourself be dazzled by its Paisa architecture and explore the handicraft shops, don't leave empty-handed.
On top of that, take a brief coffee tasting lesson with the baristas, who will teach you how to recognize Colombian high-quality coffee characteristics and you will get the chance to answer all your questions while enjoying a fresh and tasty coffee.
After a full experience in the heart of the Coffee Triangle, you will enjoy a delicious lunch. Once you are finished, you will be driven back to your hotel.
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