Visit a traditional and sustainable Coffee Farm near Salento
Learn about the steps required to produce a cup of coffee.
Learn about tradition and the Coffee Region's history.
Experience a coffee tasting and identify different flavours.
Get in touch with nature at a coffee plantation.
What's included, what's not
Hotel pick-up and drop-off from/to Salento
Knowledgeable Guide in English or Spanish (based on the option chosen)
Tips and service charges
What you can expect
Colombia's Coffee Region is recognised for its strong coffee-growing tradition, colourful and ornamented architecture, and rich bio-diversity. During this visit, you'll be able to learn and experience all of them at this typical coffee farm that will surprise you with its organic and tasty coffee.
You will be picked at your hotel in Salento to take you on a short drive outside of town to Finca El Ocaso. As a starting point, you will hear the story of the Coffee Region, and understand its development and culture which went hand in hand with the coffee growing economy. With the historical part all covered, you'll move on to discover the step by step agricultural process a coffee seed goes through until it produces high-quality coffee beans. Going on a trail surrounded by diverse plants, birds, and clean water, you will understand how this special ecosystem provides great conditions for coffee farming.
After, you will get to know the delicate selection process and treatment that follows the handmade harvest. Finally, you will immerse into the aroma produced by different types of coffee roasting and grounding with the help of knowledgeable coffee tasters. They will guide you through a coffee tasting experience where you will learn how to recognise special flavours present in Colombian Coffee. Also, you will notice how different flavours manifest in accordance with different preparation methods.
Finally, you will return to your hotel in Salento or any other place in the town of your convenience.