We had a great time on the coffee tour. Learned that espresso not really the java jolt I thought... read more
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
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 offer one at 9:30am and a second at 2:00pm. Which time would you like to reserve for? Nature Tour US$15 per person 7:30am or by reservation At Selva Negra all you need to explore the beauty and majesty of nature are your naked senses, but a trained pair of eyes can help you unlock mysteries that you might miss on your own. Our nature guides will share their knowledge of the animal and plant life in a virgin cloud forest. You will learn about the important place a rainforest plays in all our lives and the cycle of water it guarantees us. Nature tours are limited to small groups in order to enhance your experience and minimize disturbing wildlife. Some of the species you will learn about are: the fern tree, howler monkeys, strangling ficus tree, lichen and how they help determine the quality of air, water snails as indicators of clean water, epiphytes, and orchids. Night Tour US$10 per person 6:00pm or by reservation Using headlamps, the more adventurous explorer who wants the full nocturnal experience and thrill of seeing the night come alive will enjoy the night tour of Selva Negra’s could forest. Designed to meet the desires of those who wish to observe Selva Negra’s nocturnal animals such as possums, bats, frogs, wild cats, and owls in their own environment without being disturbed by artificial lights. Although we can’t guarantee that you will see any particular species any particular night, you will experience the darkness and nocturnal sounds of the forest, and each tour will provide a unique experience. Coffee Tour US$15 per person (hotel guest) US$20 per person (day visitor) 9:30am or 2pm In this mostly walking seed to cup tour you will learn much more than just the process of coffee. History, location, climate, topography, sustainable use of biproducts and the social programs are among the many other things you will learn. You will get a chance to visit our nurseries, coffee plantillos where you will learn about shade coffee, organic laboratory where you will learn about organic farming methods. The tour will continue to the picking and weighing of the coffee beans, we will follow the truck back to the wet mill where you will witness the process and end the tour in our museum with a cup of coffee to answer any questions remaining. Farm Tour US$7 per person (guest) US$12 per person (day visitor) 10am o 1:30pm The Selva Negra Sustainable Farm Tour is a must during your visit to Selva Negra. Selva Negra is recognized for pioneering innovative and sustainable farming methods. In this tour by minibus, you will see many of these sustainable farming methods that have gained it this reputation. You will pass by the organic laboratory, the worker’s housing, the greenhouses, cheese house, chicken coops, and stables where you will learn about the food being served at the restaurant. By the cattle pasture land, coffee plantation, and compost operations where you will see how we reduce, reuse and recycle at Selva Negra.