Immerse yourself in the Colombian Countryside with this experience that will teach you about ecosystems and agriculture of the Cundi-boyacence plains. Learn about flora and fauna, native forests, and local agricultural and gastronomic practices from a quiet coffee farm and its surroundings.
ItineraryDay 1We will pick you up at your hotel to take you to Machetá, Cundinamarca in a private car on an hour and a half drive. On your way, our specialist will show you enormous crops dedicated to single products as a contrast to the diversity of eco-farming. When you arrive at Camajuha, a reserve and an 85-year-old coffee farm with a strong agro-ecologic process dedicated to native forests and vegetables, you will receive a warm welcome before you settle and tour the place. After dining a delicious local dish, you will go to play Tejo or Tumerqué (a local sport), while you enjoy refreshing national beers. Afterwards, you will spend a calm night in the countryside to wake up fully renewed. Day 2When you wake up, you will learn how Arepas de Laja and other typical dishes for breakfast are prepared. Then, you will learn everything about the coffee process; from the seed, to farming, and to the cup. You will have a pleasant tour through the planted fields and woods of the farm where you will get to know many native species and their stories in local gastronomy. You will also receive a complete information about local ecology. During this learning process, you will be taught many recipes and you will be able to take some of your preparations as a souvenir. After preparing and enjoying a delicious lunch with local ingredients, you will get to know nearby farms in the Tenza Valley to observe the diversity present in each altitude. Finally, you will have a relaxing hot-spring bath at Napoles natural hot-springs before returning to Bogotá.