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Address: El Salto Region, Boquete, Panama
Phone Number: 507-6677-7748
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The Boquete Coffee Tour at Finca Dos Jefes offers the only personalized...
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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One of the highlights of our trip to Boquete

Rich is doing everything right at his small coffee farm in Boquete. Excellent coffee, informative tour, but most important is his respect for the workers and the land. Be sure you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Rich is doing everything right at his small coffee farm in Boquete. Excellent coffee, informative tour, but most important is his respect for the workers and the land. Be sure you book the coffee tour that goes to Rich's Dos Jefes - Cafe de la Luna coffee.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We got picked up by Rich at our hotel and on the drive up we were already in some of the greatest coffee territory in the world. He explained the process, the history, and had a passion to help those on the "bottom" end of a broken coffee industry. The tour is very personalized and can be as informative as... More 

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Kitchener
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

When friends visit Boquete it is always great to have them experience a coffee tour since Boquete is the coffee capital of Panama. Richard continues to provide an excellent overview of the coffee market globally as well as his perspective on the good, the bad and the ugly regarding pricing and coffee distribution. At Dos Jefes ( two bosses), the... More 

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United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is a fine day out in Boquete for anybody (adults) even mildly interested in coffee and/or farming or growing. The setting is magnificent, the place so neat and lovely. The tour information and inside story is interesting, the tasting as well and the roasting educational and great fun. All in all it is worth the time, energy and cost.... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Rich has a great thing going here. He can tell you all about (what's wrong about) the coffee business, and what he's doing to add his 2 cents. Great informative experience if you drink coffee (or not). Good to know where the process starts and what the big companies (not) do to keep the supply chain honest and fair. Includes... More 

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Fennville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Very informative tour of a small coffee plantation. The guide, Jason, is like a professor of coffee -- he knows everything. I visited two other coffee plantations and learned the most at this one by far. Also, this plantation is more interesting from the standpoint of their size and ingenuity -- they make some of their own equipment. To me... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This was my first visit to a coffee plantation and I did learn a lot. A guide will take you around the gardens first and then around the factory. The English speaking guide was very articulate and knowledgeable. The tour costs $30 per person but is worth it. At the end you get to sample coffee and a you are... More 

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madison, wi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This was our third time visiting Boquete and in a previous visit we had done a coffee tour that we really enjoyed. We wondered how another tour would be different or as enjoyable as our first. Well, we found a fantastic tour with Finca Dos Jeffes. The four of us had an outstanding tour with Rich. He was extremely knowledgeable... More 

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Granite City, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

If you do nothing else while you are in Bouquete, make arrangements to do the coffee farm tour of Finca Dos Jefes. You can read a number of the reviews on line and I think you will get an idea that there is no way you can go wrong. Rich is without a doubt a most gracious host and as... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Absolutely recommend this tour whether you like coffee or not! Rich, the owner and guide is so passionate about his farm and the entire coffee industry that he makes this tour extremely interesting for everyone. Visited with my 20 year daughter who does not drink coffee and she ranked this tour in the 3 highest activities we did in Panama!... More 

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