8 days 7 nights
Uncover the Rich Aromas of Veracruz: Your Coffee Adventure Awaits!
Indulge in a coffee lover’s paradise as we embark on a remarkable journey through the hidden gem of the Veracruz Coffee Belt. Tailored for coffee aficionados, this premium escorted tour, «Coffee Trails of Veracruz,» invites travelers to experience the enchantment of Mexico’s best-kept secret.
Imagine sipping your morning brew surrounded by lush coffee plantations, the aroma of freshly roasted beans filling the air. That’s just the beginning of what awaits you in Veracruz.
Our 8-day, 7-night tour takes you on an immersive exploration of this vibrant region, where the art of coffee-making intertwines with rich culture and history. Delve into the origins of coffee in Mexico as you wander through charming magical towns like Cordoba, Coatepec, and Naolinco. Discover the intricate methods of coffee cultivation, from ancient traditions to modern innovation.
But this journey isn’t just about coffee; it’s about unveiling the stories behind each cup, from the colossal Olmec heads of Xalapa to the bustling market of Coscomatepec. You’ll create your own figurine with clay unique to the region and savor local delicacies in picturesque settings.
Join us on this coffee odyssey, «Coffee Trails of Veracruz» and let the Veracruz Coffee Belt awaken your senses. From farm to cup, this tour promises to be a blend of adventure, culture, and aromatic delight. Don’t miss your chance to become a part of this coffee-infused dream.
|PRICE PER PERSON||DOUBLE:
$ 1,817 USD
$ 2,290 USD
Min of people for this tour is 4 people.
Check in: Mexico City Check out: Mexico City
Welcome to the vibrant heart of Mexico! Upon your arrival at the airport, our friendly local representative will be there to warmly greet you. They will assist you with a smooth transfer to your comfortable hotel, ensuring a hassle-free start to your journey.
If time allows, take a leisurely stroll along the magnificent Reforma Avenue, an iconic thoroughfare that showcases the city's grandeur.
In the afternoon, come together with your knowledgeable Tour Director for a special Welcome Briefing. This is your opportunity to get a sneak peek into the exciting adventure ahead and have any questions you may have addressed. We'll gather at 7:00 pm to kickstart your Mexican exploration! Overnight: Mexico City
After a delightful breakfast at your hotel, we embark on our journey to the enchanting Veracruz Coffee Belt. Our first destination is the picturesque Cordoba Magical Town, where the aroma of coffee fills the air.
Upon arrival, we'll be treated to a warm welcome and a delicious lunch, giving you a taste of the local flavors. Once we've checked in and refreshed ourselves, our adventure begins with a visit to the Coffee Museum. Here, you'll get a fascinating introduction to what this trip has in store for you, delving into the rich coffee culture of the region.
Later in the day, a special walking tour through the historical downtown area awaits, guided by a knowledgeable local expert. You'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the town's vibrant history and culture.
The rest of the afternoon is yours to enjoy as you wish, whether you prefer to explore further, relax at your leisure, or venture out for some independent exploration. In the evening, savor a delightful dinner at a local eatery of your choice, sipping on the flavors of Veracruz at your own pace. Overnight: Cordoba (Veracruz)
Today, we dive deeper into the captivating world of coffee in the Cordoba Coffee Region. After a short 30-minute drive, we'll arrive at our first coffee plantation, where a truly immersive experience awaits.
Here, you'll have the unique opportunity to explore the coffee plantation, guided by our knowledgeable host. Discover the secrets of coffee cultivation, from the growth of the coffee plant to the intricate harvest methods. Gain insights into the diverse coffee varieties produced in this region, and perhaps even sample some freshly brewed coffee straight from the source.
Following our enlightening coffee plantation tour, you'll have free time to savor a delicious lunch at your leisure in the charming downtown area of Cordoba.
In the afternoon, our tour manager will gather us for a special excursion to a local rum distillery. Cordoba, once known for its vast sugar cane fields, now combines its rich coffee heritage with rum production. Learn about the art of rum-making, from fermentation to distillation, and taste the delightful results of this fusion of flavors.
After our visit to the distillery, we'll return to our hotel, leaving the rest of the afternoon free for you to relax and explore at your own pace. As the sun sets, relish your last evening in Cordoba, savoring the enchanting atmosphere of this remarkable place. Overnight: Cordoba (Veracruz)
After a delightful breakfast, we're off to our second magical town, Coscomatepec, renowned not only for its coffee production but also for an intriguing market experience.
As we arrive, you'll step into an immense and bustling market, where local residents gather once a week to trade a vast array of goods. Here, you'll witness a remarkable display of local life and traditions as vendors offer everything from poultry and livestock to fresh fruits, meats, clothing, shoes, and even recycled metals. This market preserves the ancient pre-Hispanic tradition of "trueque" or barter, adding a unique cultural dimension to your journey.
Following a fascinating morning of exploration, we'll enjoy a delicious lunch to recharge for the adventures ahead.
Our journey through the Veracruz Coffee Belt continues as we make our way to the charming Coatepec Magical Town. Upon arrival, you'll have the chance to check in and relax at your leisure. Optionally, you can join an orientative tour of Coatepec, getting a feel for this charming town's character and attractions.
The day promises a blend of cultural immersion and relaxation, making it a memorable part of your Veracruz coffee tour. Overnight: Coatepec (Veracruz)
Today, we embark on an exciting journey to explore the distinctive coffee region of Coatepec. Our destination is a captivating coffee plantation that offers a different perspective on coffee cultivation.
As we venture into the Coatepec Region plantation, you'll have the opportunity to observe the unique methods employed in this area, highlighting the rich diversity of coffee production techniques. But that's not all; our adventure takes us to an ancient Coffee Mill, a historical gem dating back to the early 20th century. Here, you'll encounter immense and antique coffee machinery that provides valuable insights into the evolution of coffee production, showcasing the harmonious blend of tradition and innovation.
Following this enriching visit, we'll make our way to an old sugar cane hacienda, now beautifully transformed into a coffee haven. A delightful lunch awaits, serving as a warm welcome to the Coatepec Coffee region. Savor the flavors of local cuisine in this charming setting.
After lunch, our journey continues as we drive to our fourth magical town, Xico. The picturesque 60-minute drive is a visual treat, as Xico is nestled amidst the majestic slopes of the eighth highest mountain in Mexico. The journey is well worth it, as Xico's charm and beauty are bound to captivate you.
Later in the day, we'll return to Coatepec, where you'll have the remainder of the afternoon to unwind and explore at your own pace, reflecting on the rich experiences of the day. Overnight: Coatepec (Veracruz)
After a hearty breakfast and check-out, we embark on a captivating journey to Xalapa, the capital of Veracruz. Our day begins with a guided tour of the world-renowned Xalapa Anthropology Museum, home to the largest collection of Colossal Olmec Heads, remnants of a civilization that thrived 3,000 years ago. Explore the fascinating history and cultural heritage of this ancient civilization, which will transport you back in time.
Our adventure continues as we make our way to our fifth magical town, Naolinco, celebrated for its handcraft shoe-making industry. Here, you'll be guided on a captivating walking tour by a knowledgeable local guide. We'll also indulge in a delightful lunch to savor the local flavors.
The afternoon takes us to a small community where the renowned Clay Women will host a workshop. You'll have the unique opportunity to learn the art of crafting beautiful figurines from a special clay unique to this region. Unleash your artistic talents and create your own masterpiece during this hands-on experience.
As the day unfolds, we'll return to Naolinco, where you'll have the rest of the afternoon to explore at your own pace. Feel free to mingle with the friendly locals and soak up the authentic charm of this small town. We'll spend the night in Naolinco, ensuring you have ample time to immerse yourself in its local culture. Overnight: Naolinco (Veracruz)
Today promises a unique and exceptional coffee experience. To kick off the day, we'll embark on a pleasant walk to a nearby restaurant for a delightful breakfast that will prepare us for the day ahead.
Following breakfast, we board our comfortable bus and journey deeper into the Veracruz Coffee Belt. Our destination is a remarkable coffee plantation that stands out for its dedication to producing specialty coffee. Here, you'll discover the passion and expertise of a small producer who has earned recognition and prizes for their exceptional coffee production methods.
After our enlightening visit, we'll gather at a charming country house for a delicious lunch, savoring the flavors of the region in a tranquil setting.
As the day unfolds, we'll begin our journey back to Mexico City, where our hotel awaits. This return journey provides an opportunity to reflect on the wonderful experiences and memories you've gathered throughout your exploration of the Veracruz Coffee Belt. Relax in comfort as we make our way back to the vibrant capital of Mexico: Mexico City, concluding this remarkable coffee-themed adventure.Overnight: Mexico City
Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at your hotel, savoring the last flavors of Mexico's culinary delights.
Today marks the conclusion of your unforgettable Veracruz Coffee Belt journey. It's a day of farewells and safe travels as we arrange all-day transfers to Mexico City's airport, ensuring a seamless and stress-free journey home.
As you head to the airport, take with you the cherished memories, newfound knowledge about coffee, and the warmth of Veracruz hospitality. We hope this experience has left a lasting impression, and we look forward to welcoming you back for more adventures in the future.
Safe travels, and until we meet again!