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Experiencia Cafetera

163 reviews
Pijao, Colombia
About Experiencia Cafetera
Wakecup! The Coffee Experience Coffee is more than a drink, it’s experience and it’s culture. Meet the farmer who grows the beans and a cup of will never be the same. The Coffee Experience seeks to authentically connect visitors/travelers with the Colombian coffee culture, the 2011 declared UNESCO World Heritage. Immerse into the world of coffee to discover all that lies in a cup of coffee. Our guides are the real experts, the farmers themselves. They will introduce you to the secrets of the Colombian specialty coffee, showing and explaining the entire process from the cultivation via the processing to the preparation of coffee. Experience the day-to-day life on a coffee farm. The tour starts in Pijao. On a walk through this authentic coffee town explore the typical architecture and immerse into the world of Colombian coffee while visiting several places of importance for trade and culture. On a Willy, the typical way of transportation in this region we drive to a coffee farm, passing through the beautiful landscape with emerald-colored coffee fields. The farmer awaits us here with a typical and delicious lunch and to show us around his farm. He will tell and show all about the life, the culture and sure everything about the coffee! When it’s time to leave an original 1950s Willy picks us up at the farm to bring us back to the main plaza of Pijao. Find all the details on our Webpage Our experiences are offered in both Spanish and English.
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Best coffee experience I have been on & so great to interact with the Colombians involved in production from start to finish. Hugo as a guide was great too. Appreciate coffee so much more now. Highly recommended tour

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Linzk76
Reviewed March 2, 2019

Simply put WOW!!! This Wakecup tour was unbelievable. After the introductions Juan David and Hugo loaded us in the back of a Jeep and off we went to Finca Gloria coffee plantation. Owner Don Leo (our guides translated in perfect English) gave an in-depth tour...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

Spent the whole day with Esperiencia Cafeteria.Hopped on the back of jeeps(Willys)and rode through beautiful countryside to finca Villa Gloria.Don Leo gave us the tour of his place and every step of the coffee harvest to cup process.Lunch included.Afternoon in Pijao for authentic village experience...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ReisetanteHouston
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

I frequently visit el Quindio and have taken several tours. Wakecup Coffee is probably the best so far. Not only do the excellent guides explain the coffee growing process but they also show us how it ties into the every day lives of the people...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MonicaD3876
Reviewed October 30, 2018

This wakecup tour was the best idea ever. We were a mixed group ... of Colombian people! coming from different areas of the continent and totally ignorant about coffee. We had the best of days. We visited Don Leo's farm, participated in a coffee taste...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank angiepto
Reviewed September 15, 2018

After looking online for hours for the best tour, and considering friends recommendations, I decided to follow my heart and went for Experiencia Cafeteria tour with Hugo. I spent the night at the Panorama Hostel, with a breathtaking view of a valley, and Hugo showed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Martial O
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Amazing trip with lots of very interesting information about the growth, production and trade of coffee. Great tourguide (Hugo) and the people of the villa gloria (café leo) are super friendly and open-minded to answer all the questions. If you want to know more about...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank worldtraveler1805
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Visiting from the US, we had a great time on the Wakecup Coffee Tour. We loved Leo walking us through his coffee farm and Hugo was a great guide and translator. The coffee, both at the farm and in Pijao was the best we ever...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 41alk
Reviewed June 29, 2018

After reviewing tonnes of coffee tours on the internet, we decided to try this one and were not disappointed. My partner and I got to take the tour by ourselves which made it even more personal. We had an amazing time learning about coffee, the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Anni K
Reviewed June 16, 2018

From beginning to end, the staff of Experiencia Cafetera made me feel comfortable and excited to learn more about Pijao and the coffee industry in the Eje Cafetera. Our tour started with Hugo picking us up and taking us to the meeting point for our...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Fly to Armenia. They’ll arrange your airport transfer from/to if you want. Donna