On this full-day coffee tour in the rolling hills of Bellavista, experience Colombia’s most awarded coffee from seed, to roasting, to heavenly goodness. Tour the plantation and get a detailed explanation and demonstration of the growing and harvesting processes. Learn how expert tasters identify high-quality roasts, and sample premium coffee right from the source!
The Haciendo San Alberto Coffee Plantation is set under the backdrop of rolling hills and valleys, and offers an incredible view of the Western Mountain Range. On this full-day Colombia coffee tour, get a detailed look at the growing, drying, and roasting processes with an expert guide, and sip on the the country’s most awarded coffee — right at the source.
Duration: 5 hours
Start/End Location: Hotel pick-up/drop-off in Armenia or Salento
Language Availability: English, Español, Français
Trip Type: Private Tour. You and your group will be the only participants.
Your day will begin with hotel pick-up at Armenia or Salento and 1 – 1.5 hour transportation (respectively) to Buenavista. Upon your arrival, you’ll be welcomed with spectacular views of the valley and the rich aroma of fresh coffee in the air!
You’ll walk into the coffee plantations to see traditional species as well as experimental blends, different planting cycles and techniques, and the differences in timing and production of each specific crop.
After exploring the plantation, you’ll move inside to see how coffee is processed after being harvested. You’ll learn the many methods used to dry and roast coffee, as well as the function of each machine involved. Your expert guide will explain how each detail affects the flavor.
Moving on, you will continue to the lab where experts taste and evaluate coffee batches to see if they are worthy of the label “Top Quality Coffee.” Here, you will learn the methods that experts use to rank coffee, and you’ll learn to identify the subtle characteristics in different coffee flavors and smells.
Finally, you’ll have a coffee tasting experience! Take the knowledge you’ve just acquired, wrap your hands around a steaming mug, and experience high-quality coffee like never before. To end the day, your guide will drive you back to your hotel in Armenia or Salento. After this Colombia coffee tour, you’ll appreciate your morning “cup of joe” in a whole new way.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.