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Farm Cooperative and Coffee Mill – 2 Day Tour on “The Coffee Route”

Ever wonder where your cup of coffee came from?  This two day immersion stay with a local family in a coffee cooperative will show you the process from bean to table.  Participate in every step so drinking every cup of coffee will evoke this authentic experience.

 

USD $163.00USD $253.00

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Farm Cooperative and Coffee Mill – 2 Day Tour on The Coffee Route

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Highlights

  • Discover the importance of coffee for the local producing communities
  • Participate in the process of making one of the best coffees of the world
  • Join a local family for dinner and spend the night at their home

Description

This is a two day immersion in the coffee process with the people who grow, harvest and produce the most important Nicaraguan export.  You will work side by side with locals learning first hand the story behind a cup of coffee, before it arrives on your table.  Your homestay brings you right into the local community to experience real Nicaraguan life.

Itinerary

Duration: 2 days and 1 night
Day 1:  Coffee Crop
The first day you go to a coffee cooperative where you participate in harvesting, pulping and fermentation of coffee.  You’ll learn about important topics and how they effect livelihoods, such as fair trade, coffee market, and historical trends.   You join a local family for dinner and spend the night at their home.
Day 2: The Coffee Route, from farm to the world
On the second day you visit a dry mill to see the industrial process of drying, threshing and coffee selection.  You learn what it takes to be ready for export.  At last, participate in a tasting session in the quality control laboratory to assess the characteristics of one of the best coffees in the world.
Your tour ends in Matagalpa.

Whats Included

  • Vehicle transportation from and to Matagalpa.
  • Expert, bilingual guide who speaks English and Spanish.
  • Home stay with a family in the community.
  • All meals for the duration of the tour.  We recommend each person brings water.
  • All entrance fees for tour activities.

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Matagalpa, Département de Matagalpa, Nicaragua

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Matagalpa, Département de Matagalpa, Nicaragua 12.938314, -85.908279

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