This Coffee Tour guides you through the lifecycle of gourmet coffee in one of the most beautiful sites near Medellin. Departing from Medellin you can follow the beans starting from their growing cycle through careful collection and selection of the finest beans. Located just 45 minutes away from Medellin, this pristine coffee farm overlooking at the Cauca canyon is the perfect excuse to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city while enjoying a hands on approach around the coffee plantations.
Once your bilingual private guide has met you at your hotel, tour embarks on a personalized journey by private car with AC to one of the most representative coffee plantations just west of Medellin where you can visualize the lifecycle of coffee beans and learn the secrets of Colombia´s finest coffee. There is enough free time to walk around and take the best postcard photos or use bathrooms and grab snacks at any time and even though is recommended to bring cash and/or Colombian pesos since not every store takes credit or debit cards, you don’t have to worry since this is an all-inclusive activity.
First stop takes place at the breathtaking San Sebastian gondola, providing amazing views of the Cauca valley where Spanish conquers came in 400 years ago. After a few minutes sharing authentic views of local farms and the canyon on the horizon, it´s time to make a stop at the coffee farm located just a few minutes away at the cozy Palmitas village. Once at the farm, feel free to ask questions and take photos around the coffee plantations as your guide fully narrates the process to obtain the perfect coffee cup.
This is a perfect opportunity to interact with local farmers and discover the real Colombia just minutes away from the city. Play a collector´s role and take unforgettable photos as you are guided around this massive coffee farm. Feel free to enjoy a traditional lunch when you are start to feel hungry since it is all included in the price. After a couple of hours at this magnificent coffee farm and having enjoyed a tasty traditional lunch, tour gets ready to head back to the city and drop you at the destination you have requested. By now, you should have a better understanding of the secrets of Colombian coffee; where and how it grows, by whom is picked, and a sample of the number one coffee cup.