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Dec 31, 2018
“very interesting”
Dec 25, 2018
“Very interesting”
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Selva Negra's Coffee Tour is the only full coffee experience you will encounter. Touring an active functioning coffee farm during coffee harvest (November to February) you will see the process that your favorite drink undergoes. The rest of the...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Km. 140 Matagalpa | Jinotega Road, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
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+505 2770 1963
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Reviewed December 31, 2018

best tour ever of a coffee plantation, very knowledgable guide Jose. had a great time even though it was raining,thanks

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank debrat236
Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

We had the coffee tour with José. It was very interesting and he is very knowledgeable. We went with a vehicle, which was great because it was raining and we were just the two of us. We saw the measuring of the coffee and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CharisD
Reviewed March 6, 2018

We had a great time on the coffee tour. Learned that espresso not really the java jolt I thought! :-) Very interesting and learned more about how it is processed. Especially interesting the time the plants live using organic process vs regular treatment. It is...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Sandie L
Karen K, Owner at Selva Negra Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Sandie, Thank you very much for your review. I'm very glad you enjoyed the tour and learned new and interesting facts about coffee. It is indeed impressive to see and appreciate all the hard work that goes into getting that morning cup of Joe. -Karen

Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

We did the tour with two older people and two small kids, our tour guide, Jose Luis, was great, very knowledgeable, friendly and patient. We were worried about the walking, but the guide limited the distance walked and everyone enjoyed the tour, even my toddler...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank WorldTraveler_and_Co
Karen K, Propietario at Selva Negra Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2018

Thank you so much for giving us your comments on our coffee tour. Jose Luis is indeed an amazing individual and a great guide. It doesn't surprise me at all that he accommodated the needs of the clients into the tour. He is a wonderful...More

Reviewed December 23, 2017

Booked a full day tour with transportation included from our Managua hotel (booked through VIATOR); Nice guide/driver for the day; had a nice lunch in Matagalpa; excellent tour at Selva Negra; very informative and beautiful grounds. But was a very, very long day with the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jason Y
Karen K, Gerente at Selva Negra Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded December 24, 2017

Jason, Thank you very much for your comments. Yes, a day trip from Managua to the Matagalpa region can be long and a bit exhausting. We do have guests who visit us for the day usually arriving early in the morning and lingering for a...More

Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

We had no idea there was so much to learn about coffee. Our guide Jose taught us in an inspiring way what comes from the plant to the cup.More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Karen K, Owner at Selva Negra Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2017

Chirstel Sophie, Thank you very much for your visit and your kind words about our coffee tour. Yes, coffee is indeed an amazing crop with so much history and sustainable implications. We're very proud to have been working sustainably for so many years that we're...More

Reviewed February 26, 2017

This is my second coffee tour with visitors. Jose had so much knowledge. Since it was just the 4 of us we got to see and touch a part of coffee production. We missed the actually picking of the coffee since it ended 2 weeks...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Yvonne N
Karen K, Owner at Selva Negra Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2017

Yvonne, Thank you so much for your repeated visits, it is so exiting to hear that you have brought previous groups to do the coffee tour and you continue to enjoy it. Jose Luis is indeed an amazing guide and such an amazing part of...More

Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Went with our two kids (8 & 13) and had a great time. Youngest loved the horse ride and we all enjoyed the farm tour getting to know a bit more about the farm beyond coffee. Entrance fee is like a deposit for eating at...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Andrew T
Karen K, Owner at Selva Negra Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2017

Andrew, Thank you so much for your review and taking to time to give us your comments. You sure have hit on some of the high points of spending a day at Selva Negra. Our farm tour is one of our most popular and does...More

Reviewed December 9, 2016

I had the pleasure to stay on the Selva Negra resort recently. One of the offerings was the Coffee Tour, led by a lifelong resident and coffee expert Jose. I never knew how tedious the coffee processing operation was, especially with the organic side of...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Jeff B
Reviewed November 26, 2016

While we stayed in the Selva Negra hotel, we did the afternoon coffeetour. It was supposed to be 2 hours, but thanks to the enthusiasm of our guide José, it was 3 hours. The plantation is completely organic and serves as an example for other...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank BubblesAntwerp
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PhillipMeintzer
February 6, 2018|
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Response from Karen K | Property representative |
Hello Phillip, indeed the tour reservation part of the website isn't working. I would be happy to book a tour for you. Which tour? We offer the following (descriptions below). Assuming you're requesting the coffee tour, we... More
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bluenoser52ca
January 9, 2018|
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Thank you for your interest in Selva Negra's coffee tour. Depends on the client whether or not the tour is suitable, we have had many older clients join us, and love the tour. Age is less an issue than mobility. The nature... More
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December 19, 2016|
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Response from BubblesAntwerp | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can perfectly visit Selva Negra, without staying there. Best check their website.
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