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Boquete Coffee Tour

Address: El Salto Region, Boquete, Panama
Phone Number: 507-6677-7748
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Ranked #3 of 42 Activities in Boquete
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Food & Drink
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Boquete Coffee Tour at Finca Dos Jefes offers the only personalized, hands-on tour and roasting...
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Type: Tours, Food & Drink
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Boquete Coffee Tour at Finca Dos Jefes offers the only personalized, hands-on tour and roasting experience in Boquete. Guests can walk through the fields, learn about traditional organic farming and roast coffee beans to enjoy at home.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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205 reviews 205 reviews
76 attraction reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I've been on coffee tours before, including a coffee cupping fair, and wasn't expecting much. We could have taken the traditional tour at Finca Lerida where we were staying, but bought this as part of a package with Boquete Outdoor Tours. Were we ever glad we did. Richard is an American who bought this 2.5 hectare coffee farm, Finca Dos... More 

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New York City, New York
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48 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

We contacted Rich about a month in advance and received prompt replies and arranged our visit. The tour includes round trip transportation if you need it and we were supposed to be picked up at 8:50 am for the 9am morning tour. Based on some sort of mix up we were forgotten about and had to scramble to find our... More 

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Boquete, Panama
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a must do tour for visitors and expats living in the area. Not only did we tour the coffee finca with the owner, Rich, but got a good history lesson on the coffee business in Panama, roasted a batch of coffee and was given a bag to take home. It is evident that Rich loves what he does.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Awesome tour with great insights into the coffee industry and the coffee making process. Had a personal tour for my girlfriend and I because no one else came on the tour. Good value tour ($30) considering that you get a free (kinda) bag of coffee at the end.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Explore Ya on Central Ave. in Boquete took us to see where Royal coffee is produced. The place is fascinating. The owner, Sr. Tito, (who was there to greet us) was ingenious in finding innovative ways to make himself the equipment he needed. Our guide, Williams, was very knowledgable about coffee informing us about planting, picking, drying, sorting and roasting.... More 

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Bristol
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Two people do tours at Dos Jefes. Richard, the owner, focuses on the political and economic perspectives on the coffee industry I believe. We did the tour with Gary who focuses more on the coffee itself. He is the operations manager. We had a really good tour of this small coffee farm and were really glad we picked this one.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

What an awesome experience we had with Garry at Finca dos Jefes! Being from Melbourne, Australia we are huge coffee drinkers and Garry's expertise, knowledge and interaction with us were second to none. This was probably one of the best tours I've ever done (and I've done a few over my years of travelling) for $30pp we got to roast... More 

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Anna Maria, Florida
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7 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Having a place in the majestic Coffee Plantations around Boquete, Panama (I believe the best climate in the world) and in Beautiful laid back Isla Contadora, Panama (Pearl Islands) which is a 15 minute flight to bustling Panama City.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The owner of this coffee farm, Richard, will give you the inside scoop on why it is so hard for the grower of coffee beans to make a profit. He will walk you around the farm and teach you about his ecologically sound method of growing trees and handling the "cherry's". You will then taste two roasts and then participate... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This tour was incredibly fun and interesting. The farm is owned by Rich, an American who moved down here for "retirement" (read: running a high-end coffee farm in a sustainable, ethical manner). He picked us up from our hotel, gave us an introduction to the coffee industry and growing process, a walking tour of his farm, a tasting of a... More 

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