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Our most recommended Antioquia Coffee Tours

Medellín: Coffee Tour With Tastings and Lunch

1. Medellín: Coffee Tour With Tastings and Lunch

Head out to San Sebastián de Palmitas, just 45 minutes from Medellín, to begin your unique coffee tour. After hotel pick-up, set off for a coffee-making farm and enjoy listening to a brief history about the origin of the coffee and how it was first brought to Colombia. Take the chance to dress in the typical costume of the paisa muleteer, including hat, poncho, paruma, and the tail of a rooster. Later, move on to a coffee plantation to carry out the coffee harvest, reducing the mixture to a pulp and finally, drying it. After these activities, sit down for a refreshing drink of musilago (coffee juice) and a tea made from the coffee pulp. Savor a typical dish from the region made of banana with honey and cheese. Hear your guide explain some techniques on how to prepare and drink coffee and have a short tasting of different coffees and servings. Later, try a typical dish of the paisa muleteer consisting of rice, yuca, ground beef, boiled egg, sausage, and banana. Try preparing your coffee to your own taste with the information you have just learned from your guide. Finally, receive a pack of coffee as a gift and have the chance to buy farm products at the shop. If the option is chosen, also experience a 2-hour horseback ride through the farm to some viewpoints. All instructions will be given to inexperienced riders.

From Medellin: Private Envigado Coffee Tour with Tastings

2. From Medellin: Private Envigado Coffee Tour with Tastings

Receive a morning pickup from your Medellin hotel. As you drive, your coffee expert guide will share details about Colombia’s long history with coffee production and consumption. We'll head into the mountain arriving at the coffee villa, enjoy imposing mountains and lush landscape, with an occasional glimpse of a cute sloth or adorable ant eater. We'll drive to a secluded location in Envigado town and at the coffee villa, you will be exposed to an in depth and detailed coffee tour by our professor, covering everything from the seed to the cup. At the end you'll enjoying a fresh batch. You will get to pick your own coffee beans and learn hands on. Arrive at a coffee plantation located close to the city and begin your exploration of one of Colombia’s most famous crops. You’ll get a look at the coffee cultivation and production process surrounding by the plantations beautiful scenery of exotic flowers and lush greenery. At the coffee villa, you will be exposed to an in depth and detailed coffee tour by our professor, covering everything from the seed to the cup. At the end you'll enjoying a fresh batch. You will get to pick your own coffee beans and learn hands on.

From Medellín: Jericó Full-Day Tour

3. From Medellín: Jericó Full-Day Tour

Escape the hustle and bustle of Medellín for the day and visit the beautiful town of Jericó, located just 3 hours from Medellín. After getting picked up from your hotel in Medellín in the morning, begin your journey towards Jericó, crossing the Cauca River and stopping for a light breakfast along the way. Upon arrival in Jericó, hop on the tourist cable car and travel up to a panoramic viewpoint where you can admire breathtaking views of the entire town and its surrounding mountains and coffee plantations. Afterward, visit the statue of Christ the Redeemer before breaking for lunch in the center. Finish your tour with a visit to a traditional coffee farm where you can sample some of Colombia's finest coffee. At the end of the day, get dropped off back at your hotel in Medellín.

Medellin: Arví Ancenstral Wellness & Coffee Tour

4. Medellin: Arví Ancenstral Wellness & Coffee Tour

The experience begins when you arrive at the Arvi national park through the arvi turist metro station were our therapist guide will meet you, then we will throw ancentral arriero road Goin to our Coffee and Wellness Spa were you will learn all the process of how to grow process coffee for therapeutic and wellness now we are ready for deep Coffee wellness massage with Coffee oils , coffee scrub, steam coffee room therapy to proceed in with a bath in our manatial naox, a truly Coffee & Wellness experience after this we will enjoy our special coffee ritual were you will learn diferents methods how to prepared and drink the best special colombian Coffee After we will go back to arvi train station were we star

Cartagena: City Tour and Coffee Tasting

5. Cartagena: City Tour and Coffee Tasting

This tour begins with a visit to the San Felipe Castle, a fort built by the Spanish on top of a mountain to gain control of the bay. There, you will have the opportunity to discover the impressive architecture and history behind it. The city tour of Cartagena will continue with a pleasant walk through the Historic Center where you will visit the Clock Tower in the Plaza de la Aduana, a place used for the trade of enslaved Africans during the colonial period. Then you will go to the square in front of the San Pedro Claver Church, a historic church that exhibits art and religious history. From there, we continue to Plaza de Bolivar surrounded by some of the city's most iconic colonial buildings and make a stop for a small coffee tasting to understand why Colombian Coffee is world wide known. Finally we will leave through the Clock Tower to pass by Centenario Park, a beautiful oasis in the middle of downtown where free sloths, marmosets, iguanas and other animals live and finish our tour in Getsemaní, a very special neighborhood, very colorful, full of graffiti, flowers, colorful houses and music everywhere.

Medellín: Guatape Village with Coffee and Fruit Tasting Tour

6. Medellín: Guatape Village with Coffee and Fruit Tasting Tour

To start with, the tour guide will pick you up from your hotel before you head to the east area of the region, enjoying the beautiful landscapes on the way. The total transfer time is 90 mins.  The first stop is the replica of el Peñol, a little town that was flooded in the late seventies to build the Dam in this region. Then you will have an amazing and informative coffee experience. Learn about the history of the coffee, collect coffee like a farmer, learn about all its processes, taste coffee, and learn how to differentiate between good and bad coffee.  After enjoying a delicious coffee, you will have the energy to climb up Peñol Rock. When you get to the top, you'll be able to enjoy the best panoramic views of the region. The last stop will be Guatape, which is a beautiful colourful town and a site that, due to its uniqueness, has become one of the must-see destinations for those who travel to Antioquia.

From Medellin: Private Guatape Car Tour with Coffee Tour

7. From Medellin: Private Guatape Car Tour with Coffee Tour

Discover Guatape on a private, customizable tour by car from Medellin. Visit a coffee farm, walk up the mighty Rock of Guatape, and walk through vibrantly colorful village streets during your tour. Your guide will explain the culture and the history of the region, so you end your day full of local facts. Meet your guide at your hotel in Medellin and sit back and relax on the roughly 2-hour-long car ride to Guatape. Once there, stretch your legs with a walk through town. See the Main Square with its intricate white and red Cathedral, the colorful Plazotela de Los Zócalos, the Street of Memories, and more. Then, go on a 40-minute coffee tour, where you get a better understanding of the whole process of Colombian coffee, all told by the same farmers in the region. Next, climb up the 700 stairs to the top of the unmissable, 220-meter-high Rock of Guatape that looms over the town. Enjoy panoramic views of the Peńol reservoir from its peak. Best of all, as this is a private tour without any time restrictions, you can stop whenever you want and tailor the tour to suit your needs and preferences.

Medellín: Full-Day Mountain Bike Tour with Lunch

8. Medellín: Full-Day Mountain Bike Tour with Lunch

Ride through the forgotten and beautiful roads of Antioquia and admire the stunning viewpoints, old tunnels, waterfalls, wildlife, and houses hidden in the jungle. Start your morning with a warm cup of coffee in a nearby village before learning the basics about safety from your experienced instructor. When you're ready, head out onto the open road and cross old tunnels, rivers, and witness outstanding views of the Coffee Region. Stop to enjoy a refreshing beer with your group at the waterfall before continuing your sightseeing adventure. Afterward, visit a local restaurant to enjoy a traditional lunch before making the journey back.

Jardín: Horseback Ride with Coffee Villa and Waterfall

9. Jardín: Horseback Ride with Coffee Villa and Waterfall

Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel at 7 AM. From there you will be transported in a new, comfortable, and private vehicle with air-conditioning, tinted windows and insurance. It is a 3-hour drive to the coffee plantation, lay back and relax while your certified coffee expert guide delights you with all the intricacies of the land, history, and culture. On your way to Jardin, enjoy a delicious breakfast on the house. Your first stop in Jardin is an early morning horseback ride through the towering and majestic Andes mountains to a sublime waterfall. You can get off your horse and go for a dip or just unwind and be mesmerized by the nature and the blissful sound of the waterfall cascading down the mountain. Next, visit the coffee villa nestled on top of the Andes mountains, where you will learn the full coffee process while surrounded by nature and exotic flowers. Enjoy a typical Paisa lunch and delight your eyes with magnificent vistas as you relish a fresh cup of coffee.  The colorful town of Jardín's is where you will get to experience live roasting at the main square roastery. The town plaza will enthrall and fascinate you with all it's charming, vibrant edifices, stunning architecture, church, restaurants, cute shops, souvenir stores, colonial-style homes with opulent balconies adorned with flowers hovering over you, and much more. After a gratifying stroll, proceed to take a smooth ride in the cable car, where you will also enjoy imposing views of the grandiose evergreen mountain ranges that stretch for miles. Last, you will be dropped off at your hotel at approximately 7 PM, depending on traffic and climate conditions.

Medellín: City Tour by Electric Bike with Fruit & Coffee

10. Medellín: City Tour by Electric Bike with Fruit & Coffee

Get ready to explore Medellín in a completely unique way. Take a 4-hour (20 km) tour on an electric bike and be immersed in the city. Cruise safely through the city by bike lane, which will be followed for the majority of the tour. Start your tour in El Poblado and take the bike lane to Ciudad del Río, a modern and recently transformed area. Along with your expert guide visit some of the city's most iconic places, also places not often known by tourists. You will have the opportunity to climb a sacred hill (Cerro Nutibara), from here you can the see stunning views of the entire city. Whilst looking over the city, you will learn about the history and transformation of the city whilst enjoying delicious tropical fruits. On your next stop you will get to try some world class coffee. Visit Laureles, a traditional neighborhood, and enjoy a Colombian coffee experience. After a coffee break ride around the renovated City Stadium area and visit The City Hall and the iconic Plaza de las Luces.

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Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 15 reviews

Fabian's coffee farm is just outside of Medellin and is of a good size, so that the entire tour can be made quite compact and still very personable and extremely interesting (about 3 hours). Fabian is a second-generation coffee farmer and is full of enthusiasm for coffee and explains/shows the entire process from the plant to the ground beans (tasting included, of course) very clearly. By the way, he speaks very good English. Our tour guide, Lina, was great too. She picked us up in Medellin and not only knew a lot about coffee herself (her parents grow coffee themselves), but generally spoke a lot and openly about life in Colombia and Medellin. Conclusion: We were traveling with two children (3 & 6 years) and can only recommend this tour!

BOOK IT! Just amazing! We learnt so much and had information that we can really apply to when we're back! Mateo was BRILLIANT, we had a lovely time and this was one of the highlights of our time in Medellin! I was a bit upset when someone in Bogotá said "Medellin" is not part of the main coffee area, but we're glad it isn't - this coffee farm is small and grows their coffee in a healthier ways + shows the actual potential issues withbig producers that you normally wouldn't know! Loved it!

Entire tour was great . Deivy was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable . The best part was actually not even the coffee but the other unique drinks made from the bean . Would definitely recommend

David and Mateo were both excellent tour guides in English. The entire day was super fun and also informative. The horseback riding at the end was great and I would highly recommend it.

Mattaeo & the crew were great, and I never ate and drank so well.