Depart from your Medellin hotel to begin your journey into the magnificent Medellin Mountains; relax in an air-conditioned minivan during a 2-hour drive to the coffee plantations of Jardin. Engross yourself in the captivating commentary provided by your expert guide, learning about the unique climate that provides optimum growing conditions for gourmet coffee beans.
Arrive at a roastery and gain fascinating insight into various roasting techniques; learn about traditional methods as your guide regales you with tales of Colombia’s coffee culture. Pleasure your palate with a coffee tasting demonstration, in which the subtle differences in aroma and taste are brought to your attention.
Next, climb aboard a modern cable car and soar to the top of a verdant mountain, admiring panoramic views of the surrounding scenery. Inhale the fragrant mountain air then take a seat in a traditional restaurant to feast upon excellent Antioquian fare.
Satisfied, descend the steep slope and arrive at the charming town of Jardin, a provincial gem surrounded by lush greenery. Absorb the tranquil ambience of the main square while sipping a coffee from a local café. Browse bespoke boutiques for special souvenirs before returning to your minivan for the journey back to Medellin.
Please note: Your guide will ensure that there are stops along the way and recommend the best places to enjoy a traditional snack or beverage (own expense).