1-Week Coffee Roaster Tour

Perfect for passionate coffee lovers

See Medellín & the countryside

Private 7-day tour

Find the perfect cup of Colombian coffee… by trying them all!

Coffee is a mystery to many of us, even to those who are self-declared lovers or experts. Where is it grown? How is it processed? What makes some beans different from others? This tour takes you around the Colombian coffee region, just outside of Medellin and provides you with all of the answers that you could ever need. You will learn all about the cupping, roasting and blending process. We will show you all the places you have ever wanted to visit, but we will also take you off the beaten path and show you some of our favorite hidden treasures. Discover the origins of the coffee and see what it takes to make a cup of coffee – from bean to cup.  

What you’ll see

Main tourist attractions in Medellín

Medellín Coffee Laboratory

Village of Jericó in Colombia’s coffee region

Several coffee plantations

Cocora Valley, Pereira, Hacienda San José, Salento

Filandia, El Tambo de Cruces

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Trip details

Trip details
Price:

From $1200 USD per person (please inquire for a more accurate quote)

5 passengers $92
6 passengers $83
7-10 passengers $81
11-14 passengers $78
15-19 passengers $68
20-24 passengers $63
25+ passengers $61


Availability:

Year-round

Please note: these tours are private, making them highly customizable and tailored to your needs. We are happy to adjust our itinerary to fit your schedule and your interests.


Duration:

7 days, 6 nights


Group size:

1 – 10


Included:
  • Lodging
  • Meals (depending on the itinerary)
  • Private guided visits
  • Entrance fees to attractions mentioned in the itinerary
  • All transportation (except flights)
  • 24/7 assistance

Please note: flights to and within Colombia are not included.


How you'll travel:

Private transportation between certain locations as well as to and from the airport; well-kept vehicles with air conditioning. Between cities, we will be traveling by airplane.

Please note: travelers are responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights — we will make recommendations on airlines and dates upon booking.


About the staff:

Accompanying you on your adventure will be a beloved, bilingual member of our team to guide you as well as one of our talented drivers.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Medellín

Upon your arrival to Medellín, our staff will collect you at the airport and help you get settled in. We’ll give you the day to rest up from your flight before starting our adventure tomorrow!

Day 2: Medellín
Breakfast & lunch included | Botero Plaza | walking tour downtown

A hotel breakfast will prepare us for our full day out on the town. Starting at 9AM, we’ll begin our tour of Medellín. Visiting the Antioquia Museum, Botero Plaza, and…

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…so much more will introduce you to the city and give you a good sense for its history. We’ll also enjoy a walking tour in downtown Medellín, where we can get up close and personal with the intriguing features of this popular sector. In the afternoon, we’ll head to the Medellín Coffee Laboratory where we will take a tour of the facilities and even partake in a coffee tasting.

Day 3: Medellín to Jericó
Breakfast & lunch included | Jericó | old fashioned coffee roaster

We’ve gotten our first taste of the Colombian java, so it’s time to head out to see where it comes from. Next stop: Jericó. This quaint, coffee-centric town is about 3 hours from the hustle and bustle of Medellín. After lunch, we’ll walk around the village to see the main park, an old fashioned coffee roaster, and the cable car system used here in Jericó.

Day 4: Jericó to Pereira & Hacienda San José (Cocora Valley)
Breakfast & dinner included | coffee plantation | Santa Rosa hot springs

We’re already halfway through our coffee adventure, and we find ourselves needing a bit more caffeine. Well, we’re in luck!…

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…A visit to another coffee farm and production center is just what the doctor ordered. After another cup or two of joe, we’ll head to Pereira, about 4 hours south of Jericó. Here, we’ll have lunch (not included) and relax at the Santa Rosa hot springs. To finish off the day, we’ll enjoy dinner at the Hacienda San José, our accommodation for the next few days.

Day 5: Pereira & Hacienda San José (Cocora Valley)
Breakfast, lunch, & dinner included | plant wax palm | coffee plantation

Cocora Valley is the next stop on our itinerary. Here, we’ll hike for just about 2 hours through a forest of Quindio wax palm trees, the national tree of Colombia. A lunch at…

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…one of our favorite restaurants will give you the energy to plant your very own palm tree. Day 5 wouldn’t be complete without a cup of coffee, so we hop on over to a traditional coffee farm, where we learn not only about the production, but also why Colombian coffee is king. The colorful streets of Salento invite us for an afternoon stroll before getting back into the car to head back to the hacienda for dinner.

Day 6: Pereira to Filandia
Breakfast, lunch, & dinner included | make your own basket | viewpoint El Tambo de Cruces

Our last full day on this adventure brings us to Filandia, the hidden gem of Colombia’s coffee region. We’ll begin by…

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exploring a nature reserve that features a sub-Andean forest before heading into the village of Filandia for lunch. A local historian will lead us through the town and relay the stories that Filandia has for us. In the afternoon, we’ll meet an authentic basket craftsman who will explain to us what he does and how he does it so that we can try our hand at making our own baskets. After an informative day, we’ll finish it off with a relaxing cup of coffee up at the viewpoint El Tambo de Cruces, where we can reflect on the trip and share our favorite parts. Once we’ve had our fill, it’s time to head back to the hacienda for dinner.

Day 7: Transfer to Pereira airport
Breakfast included

We’ll wave our goodbyes to Colombia’s coffee region and drop you off at the Pereira airport so that you can get onto your next adventure.

Frequently asked questions
Will there be other people on my multi-day trip?

No, all of our multi-day trips are 100% private. We work with our clients closely throughout the process so that this adventure is exactly what you want it to be.

What’s included on this tour? What’s not included?

On this tour, we include:

  • Lodging & meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Private guided visits
  • Entrance fees to attractions mentioned in the itinerary
  • All transportation (except flights)
  • 24/7 assistance
  • Medical insurance

However, we do not include:

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Any meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Airline tickets (international & domestic)
Do you only give tours in English and Spanish?

We are proud to say that we have an incredible team with a wide array of languages. In total, we can offer tours in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, German, and Italian, and we even have a Russian interpreter that can come along and translate for us. Please indicate your language preference upon booking (languages other than English and Spanish come at an additional cost).

Good to know before you start your adventure

  • Any meals that aren’t mentioned in the itinerary are not included in this tour. We’ll give you plenty of opportunities to taste the incredible local cuisine, so please remember to bring extra cash for meals.
  • We do not include the flights in the price of these tours, so we recommend that you purchase your flights after we have confirmed your booking. During the booking process, we will make recommendations on which flights we find work best with our schedule.
  • This tour is quite coffee-centric, so if you aren’t interested in drinking a good amount of authentic Colombian coffee and learning about how coffee is grown and made, we recommend that you check out our other multi-day trips to find one that is better suited to your tastes.
  • If you see anything listed on the itinerary that doesn’t appeal to you, please don’t worry! This tour is customizable and we can adapt the itinerary to ensure each activity is of interest to you and your group.
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