Experience 1 day coffee tour from Cusco
During this one-day coffee farm tour you will learn how local farmers grow, harvest and produce coffee beans from harvest to cup of coffee, taste local fruit and how to prepare coffee traditionally
Coffee Farm Tour 1D Description
If you don’t have a lot of time to spare in Cusco, but you are very interested in organic coffee production and meeting local family, then this coffee farm tour is for you! On this one-day tour, you will learn how local farmers grow, harvest and produce coffee beans from start to finish. You will also have time to get to know the family over lunch. You will also receive answers to all your coffee questions.
To begin this tour from Cusco, you must be ready to leave early in the morning; it takes about four hours to drive to the farm. However, if you want to start this tour from Ollantaytambo (the city where many tours to Machu Picchu start / end), we can arrange this for you and the journey time will be about 2 hours shorter. Also if you want to combine this tour with Machu Picchu, let us know now.
Highlights of the tour:
- Learn more about the process of organic coffee production
- Meet a local farming family
- Enjoy a fresh cup of craft coffee
- Enjoy the breathtaking landscapes of the Andes and the high jungle
- Taste locally prepared food
Coffee Farm Tour 1D Itinerary: Cusco to Huayopata
05:00 Pick-up from your hotel to start your journey.
09:00 Arrival at the local farm, where a member of the family will give you the grand tour. They will explain the work that is performed on the farm, and show you the range of products that are harvested to support their family. Here, you will also be able to taste the available fruit in season! This locally-owned and run farm is a small one that pertains to a cooperative organization following fair trade practices, therefore, it has been granted organic certification. During this initial tour of the larger farm and coffee plantation, you will come to truly appreciate all of the hard work and stages that go into preparing an excellent cup of coffee!
12:00 Lunch on the farm! (Locally prepared family-style dishes). If you would like to try a local specialty meal, guinea pig, for example, we can coordinate with the family ahead of time and pay them directly upon arrival. Additionally, please let us know in advance if you are a vegetarian or have other dietary restrictions.
13:00 Interactive demonstration on toasting coffee, where you will have the opportunity to artisanally prepare your cup of fresh coffee. consider, the group will be in charge of making all steps.
15:30 Begin the drive back to Cusco after a brief break soaking in the countryside.
19:30 Arrival in Cusco and transfer to your hotel.
Included In Coffee Farm Tour 1D
- Round-trip transportation
- Bilingual guide (English and Spanish)
- Interactive coffee farm tour
- An interactive presentation about the traditional coffee roasting process
- Time with a local family
- Lunch with a local family
- Local beverages
- Fruit in season
- Money transfer fee
Does Not Include
- Personal Expenses