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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.

Medellín: Authentic Colombian Horseback Ride

2. Medellín: Authentic Colombian Horseback Ride

Enjoy the Medellín mountains on horseback and take in the fresh air of nature on this 4.5-hour guided excursion with a professional horse handler. Before mounting your new majestic friend, you’ll first be introduced by your handler. You’ll see that your horse is just as excited as you are to go for a ride: maybe even more so.   A long, winding country road climbing a mountain gets you comfortable riding. Then, after a quick cool-off at a hidden waterfall, the real ride begins. Explore the lush jungle in the Colombian countryside before heading back to the stable. When you return, your handler will help you give your new friend a good shower after a good workout.

Jardín: Horseback Ride with Coffee Villa and Waterfall

3. 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.

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What people are saying about Medellín

Nice tour and super good explanation about the history of coffee in Colombia and the world. Excellent guide Don Carlos who in turn is the owner of the farm that we visited on the tour.

It was all perfect, Veronica's guide was very nice and she explained the whole history of the coffee to us very well. In addition, the almuerzo was very rich. 100% recommendable!

The whole experience was top notch - pickup, tour, coffee and food were all great and the farm is gorgeous! Carlos is extremely knowledgeable and entertaining. Highly recommend!

Don Carlos has extensive experience in everything related to the history of coffee. It is quite a fun tour and a lot of knowledge is acquired, while enjoying a good coffee.

Very good tour and great tour guide. Not too long and the lunch, snacks, and tastings really good.