1. From Bogotá: Private Coffee Farm Full-Day Tour
Immerse yourself in the world of Colombian coffee production on this full-day tour from Bogotá. Meet your guide at your hotel and hop in the car that will take you straight to the farm, located just outside the town of La Vega. Enjoy breathtaking countryside views and warm weather along the way. Upon arrival at the farm, meet the coffee growers and learn all about the production process from germination to roasting. Start with an introduction to different coffee plants and learn about their characteristics. Next, enjoy a stroll through the beautiful grounds of the farm. Uncover the farm's microclimates, which vary from shadowed crops to humid and sunny, and discover how this alters the final taste of your coffee. Afterward, get the opportunity to hand-pick coffee beans from the plantation. Learn the best techniques from the farmers and discover the secrets to the perfect harvest. Continue to the “Beneficiadero” and “Secadero”, 2 extremely important parts in the coffeemaking process. Learn how to select the best coffee beans from the supermarket when you get home. Finally, head to the Coffee Lab. Learn some different brewing methods and uncover a variety of new flavors and aromas. Finish your tour with a traditional countryside lunch overlooking the plantation before heading back to your hotel in Bogotá.