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Buenavista: Private Coffee Tour at Hacienda San Alberto

Activity provider: Impulse Travel

Buenavista: Private Coffee Tour at Hacienda San Alberto

Activity provider: Impulse Travel

From US$ 152 per person

Visit Hacienda San Alberto and learn the coffee-making process of this famous brand. Walk among its coffee plantation and the coffee region’s steep hills.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French
Pickup included
Pickup at hotel/accommodation in Salento or Armenia.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the coffee-making process from seed to cup and expert methods to identify top-quality coffee
  • Enjoy the spectacular coffee landscape and views of the Valley of Cauca River and western mountain range
  • Discover why Colombian coffee is so famous and desired throughout the world
Full description
Visit the headquarters of one of Colombia's most awarded coffee brands in Buenavista, Quindío. Take a private, guided tour of the coffee plantations while learning about planting, processing, and the fine selection of this famous coffee. Your tour begins with hotel pickup in Armenia or Salento and air-conditioned ride to Buenavista. You will be welcomed with spectacular views of the Valle del Cauca and western mountain range and the pleasant smell of freshly ground coffee. Tour the coffee plantations to see different experimental and traditional species, planting cycles and techniques, and plant growth and crop production. See how coffee is processed after harvesting the beans, the different methods applied to dry and roast coffee, and the machines involved, always focusing on how every detail affects the flavor. Continue on to the lab where experts in coffee tasting evaluate coffee batches to see if they are worthy of being named top-quality coffee. Enjoy a coffee-tasting experience in this beautiful location and apply new knowledge learned during the tour. Then, you will be driven back to your hotel in Armenia or Salento.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Knowledgeable guide in your preferred language
  • Entry to Hacienda San Alberto and guided tour
  • Coffee tasting
  • Food or beverages not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • Changes on the tour may occur due to external factors. You will be notified of any changes in advance
  • This tour includes insurance. Please provide your passport number at the time of booking to info@impulsetravel.co to make the insurance effective
Customer reviews

Overall rating

2 /5

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Poor organization of pickup. Driver was 30 minutes late. Only spoke Spanish even though we had booked an English tour. Due to the delay, we were no longer able to do the plantation tour in San Alberto. We were fobbed off with the coffee tasting and nobody informed us properly. On our own initiative we had to contact the operator (Impuls-Travel). After 1 hour of discussion, we were taken to another hacienda for the plantation tour. Poor communication and value for money was not worth it. However, Buenavista is a lovely village and the view from the terrace in San Alberto is unique. For this part the tour was worth it. However, the service was beyond bad.

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April 14, 2022

Product ID: 314137