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Be a farmer for one day (Coffee farm experience) provided by The True Colombian Experience

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Be a farmer for one day (Coffee farm experience)

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Due to COVID-19 restrictions this tour will visit for breackfast only restauratns that follow all the adresses and regulations in order to protect the healty of our customers.Due to COVID-19 restrictions this tour will not provide any share food and every customer will have theyr own food and snak.
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Overview
hello every one we are the true colombian experience; in this oportunity Coffee Farm Experience we gonna take you to the montains behind bogota to the really local town of choachi. from there we will drive like 5 minutes more untill we get to our organic coffee farm. there we will meet the local farmers and with them we have a traditional colombian breackfast; we will hear about how is to be a coffee farmer, after we start with the experience. we take our cocos for pick coffee and we get inside the plantation we learn about the coffee in a organic farm. we gonna walk around the 8000 plants and we will harvesting coffee. we go under the local fruits trees, the idea is to feel the coffee culture pretty close and discover the colombian coffee world. we process the coffee and end drinking more coffee in a diferent way of preparation, we go to te town just for eat the best traditional lunch and in the way back we stop for take some pictures at the paramos and amazing points of bogota vews.
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
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    Paramo
    Stop: 15 minutes
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    Choachi
    Stop: 3 hours
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Departure Point
Recetas de la Abuela, Cl. 12c ### 1-40, Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia The Cranky Croc Hostel, Cl. 12d #346, Bogotá, Colombia
Duration
5–6 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • coco for the coffee picking
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Private transportation
  • coffee teasting
  • coffee bag to take home
  • local english speaking guide
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Joshua R wrote a review Dec 2020
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Fantastic experience. Loved learning about the coffee making process and being able to take part in the process too. Shout-out to Gina for being an awesome tour guide - extremely helpful with lots of interesting information about Bogotá. This day really made our trip to Bogotá
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Date of experience: December 2020
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sinjohn221 wrote a review Mar 2020
cleveland,ohio7 contributions5 helpful votes
First of all - give yourself plenty of time to meet your Guide. Traffic in Bogota is a mess. So do not stress, Leave Early. Upon arrival at the coffee house, Identify yourself with a smile and the counter person will help you quickly. Your Guide if not their will arrive
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Date of experience: March 2020
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cldkrm wrote a review Mar 2020
Cherry Hill, New Jersey16 contributions
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We met our guide Cristian at a local coffee shop then headed up into the mountains towards the coffee farms. We finally arrived at La Campensina Farms where we spent the entire day learning hands on how to pick and peel coffee beans and talked about the fermenting and roasting
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Joanne T wrote a review Feb 2020
Alpharetta, Georgia, United States61 contributions19 helpful votes
Julia was our guide and she was great! Arrived at the farm after about an hour and half drive of great scenery for an amazing breakfast. We expected a small roll and coffee but no this was many homemade delicious rolls, tamales, eggs and coffee...fantastic for sure. Lots of
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Alex C-H wrote a review Feb 2020
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The traditional method of processing Colombian coffee is to pick it, peel it, ferment it, wash it, & dry it. Marcela, La Campesina’s coffee farm founder and lead worker begins the farming process much earlier through practices that are environmentally conscious and sustainable.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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jennytipton1207
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A delicious day out!
This is an absolute must if you visit Bogota. Fredy took us to so many hidden gems that we would never have come ac
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terriflys33
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Best of Bogata!
If you want to learn about the culture and experience the local foods I suggest you sign up for this tour right awa
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CurtisJensen1
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Very fun food experience with a great guide
I did the tour with a friend on a nice Saturday afternoon, Fredy met us at the hostel and we met some of the other
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Muad
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Amazingly diverse city tour!
Due to the pandemic I had a. private tour and it was just amazing! Not just the usual city walking tours that you'r
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D393PPbens
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El Mejor Experiencia!!!
We had an incredible time and a great group. We learned so much through food and a longer than usual tour just gett
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DrOlgaDz
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Highly recommended!
Fredy is a very knowledgeable and pleasant guide, fun to be around him. This tour is not only about food but also a
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katiejub
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Must go!
We had an amazing time with Freddie! Such great information, very friendly, kind, and amazing food! A great afterno
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CodyWelch1
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Super fun
My husband and I had so much fun today walking around Bogota with Freddy! Every single stop we made was a blast!
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Merkan31
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Friendly hiking day
Freddy is a very nice human being that will show you the way and make your hiking day very special. He knows what h
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Caro745
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Food & Culture
Awesome tour with a very good guide. We visited places, we would never have visited without the tour. It’s amazing
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Alison P
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Amazing!
We had the most wonderful time on this walking tour!! Andres was a fantastic guide. He was fun, knowledgeable and f
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Natemosley
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Thanks Freddy for a great expierence!
Freddy provided an excellent tour. It was rich with history of the indigenous culture and what happened after the S
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637brendano
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Freddy is the man!
Honestly, I was completely skeptical going into today’s tour. However, I had my socks knocked off by our tour guide
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megmeg118
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Thank you Freddy and the Cranky Croc
Did the 10:30 walking tour with Freddy, referred by Andy at the Cranky Croc. Freddy is incredibly knowledgeable, pa
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K5855FRmartinr
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Great way to start your trip in bogota!
This was a great tour of this city and a quick history lesson with a very knowledgeable guide fredy. Fredy knows a
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