Colombia is such paradise of coffee that you can even find it near its capital. In this easy day trip you will visit Hacienda Coloma in Fusagasugá, a nearby town, to learn how coffee is grown, harvested, and processed. Taste a cup of fresh coffee while hearing about its history in Colombia and its symbolic importance. Then jump to Fusagasuga town to have lunch (included if chosen) and get back to Bogota after immersing in coffee culture.
Whether you are short of time or your trip is only in the city. Give yourself an extra day and let us show you the fascinating world of Colombian coffee from farm to cup.
Every cup of coffee has its own story. From cherry to beans to grind: it all starts in coffee plantations around the country. So why not come listen to this story for yourself in a real Colombian plantation near Bogotá?
Your day will start early. The tour guide will pick you at the reception of your hotel. Once ready, both the driver and him will take you outside the city to the warm Fusaguasuga town. Although the famous coffee axis is a long way away, Hacienda Coloma is relatively close. So, no need to travel far! After an hour and a half you will get to the entrance of the beautiful Hacienda Coloma, the coffee farm.
At the place, you will meet the expert coffee guide who will take you through the Hacienda’s gardens. Marvel at its spectacular orchids and flowers while learning all bout Colombian coffee which is full of aroma, flavor, and varying strength. Then visit from the seedbeds to the plantation and from picking to de-pulping, washing, drying, toasting and even grinding process. Finish this tour inside the hacienda by tasting its own coffee and coffee liquor made there as well.
Later on, after exploring the farm, rest your feet. If you choose it, the tour will include a traditional lunch in Fusagasuga town. If not, our guide will have great recommendations on restaurants and traditional plates. Finally head back to Bogota.
Scape from the city and don’t miss this experience. The tale of coffee won’t tell itself!