City of Eternal Spring, Medellin, Columbia
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The City of Eternal Spring
The City of Eternal Spring, Medellin, Columbia
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The City of Eternal Spring, Medellin, Columbia

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Discover the world of coffee and become a conscious consumer!

Surrounded by lush mountains and greenery, The City of Eternal Spring, Medellin, Colombia offers one of the most spectacular coffee experiences you can possibly imagine. 

Shaking off the troubled past, Medellin is now a booming metropolis, deemed by many publications in recent years the best city to live in Latin America: Safe, Lush, Affluent and downright gorgeous!

The city is undergoing an explosion of international cuisine and of course, the national product, Coffee. 

Take this tour to learn about Colombia's coffee culture and landscape, recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage sight, and see for yourself the extensive work behind every cup of coffee you consume; understand the steps in the value chain, visit the city's best known coffee shops and talk to the farmers that produce the coffee you drink. 

A seasoned coffee professional will help you understand the depths of coffee flavor and what is recognized as good quality,  as well as all the nuances that are possible to find in coffee, and other fine products. 

Taking this tour will not only enable you to see the production of coffee first hand but also will make you a discerning coffee consumer, an ability that stays with you!

Tours description

The tour iteration proposed here would be focused and centered around Medellin city, meaning that the hotels, coffee activities and tourist activities will all be in or around Medellin, driving maximum 2 hours in any direction for some of the activities.

All schedules are planned so that attendees have a good mix of coffee activities, coffee training and tourist activities, most of them focused on the richness of the Colombian culture and on the social transformation of the society and way of living in Medellin in the last 30 years.

the tour trip duration is five days, so we recommend arriving one day before the tour start date and leaving one day after the tour ends.

 

All tours include 

  • All transfers to and from the airport/bus terminal
  • 7 nights accommodation in 5* stars hotel
  • Lunch and dinner as per tour itinerary
  • Transportation to and from all the farms and activities
  • Traveler's insurance for all tour activities
  • All activities and visits described in the itinerary
  • Expert English and Arabic speaking guides

Not included

  • International or domestic flights
  • Visa permits and fees
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Hotels not mentioned in itinerary
  • City or country taxes or fees, if any
  • Tips for guides, drivers, hotel staff etc
  • Optional or alternative activities
  • Personal expenditures such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, communications, postage, etc

Transportation

For Individual or couples, Sedan type: Hyundai i25, Toyota Corolla , Chevrolet Optra

Group transportation includes a Mercedes Sprinter as the vehicle.


Accommodation

Intercontinental

 

Recommendations

Kindly book your airline ticket to arrive in Medallion Colombia on the 20th of October 2019, the tour starts on the 21st of October 2019 and ends on the 25th of October 2019. The hotel accommodation is booked as part of the package to allow you to check in on the 20th of October 2019 and check out on the 26th of October 2019. 

 

Tours Highlights

Monday

  • Coffee Museum
  • Lunch
  • Coffee Farm
  • Dinner

Tuesday

  • City Tour
  • Pueblito Paisa 
  • Lunch
  • Downtown Medellin
  • Cable Car
  • Comuna 13
  • Dinner

Wednesday

  • Roaster for a day workshop

(We will spend the day with a local roaster,
and you will get to see at first hand what a
day to day for a coffee roaster looks like.
The workshop starts by you being given
your ”roasting kit”:

  • 1.5kg of parchment coffee
  • Roasting log sheets,
  • Green grading sheets,
  • Cupping sheets
  • Flavours and aroma wheel

We then set out to design our
own roasting plan and then execute it.)

  • Lunch
  • Local Coffee Shop Tour
  • Dinner

Thursday

  • Sensory Training 
  • Lunch
  • Dry Mill and Processing Plant
  • Cupping Training
  • Dinner

Friday

  • Specialty Coffee Farm 
  • Lunch
  • El Poblado
  • Dinner