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Coffee and Cacao Tour in Cusco Jungle 2d/1n

If you want to learn about the process of coffee and Cacao production, spend time with a local family, and visit the world wonder of Machu Picchu, than this is the tour for you! This company Peru wild Treks takes you to meet local farmers and tour coffee and Cacao plantations to see how coffee and Cacao is harvested. A visit to Peru is incomplete without a visit to Machu Picchu. Tour the famous landmark and enjoy its scenic offerings. Visit for a cultural and culinary insight into Peru!

• Visit a coffee and Cacao farm
• Cacao and Coffee tour on the farm
• Experience a day with a local family on the farm
• Interactive presentation about the traditional coffee and Cacao roasting process
• Entrance ticket and professional guide at Machu Picchu
• Round trip bus ticket to Machu Picchu
• One breakfast and lunch
• 1 night accommodation

During this two-day learn about what goes into organic coffee and Cacao production, get to know local farming families, enjoy and prepare a fresh cup of coffee and Cacao using artisanal methods, discover breathtaking Andean and High Jungle landscapes, taste local food, and vsit the wonder of the world: Machu Picchu. This tour requires that you wake up early to take the trip to a local farm that last about four hours. If you are in Ollantaytambo at the start of the tour, your trip to the farm will take about two and a half hours leaving at 5:00 a.m. Take advantage of your limited time with this unique combo tour!

Day 1: Tour the farm and coffee , cacao plantation

• 03:30 Pick-up from the hotel and start the trip to a local family home
• 08:30 Arrive at the farm and take a brief break after the long and early journey
• 09:00 At this time the family will guide you around the farm, explain the work that is performed on the farm, and show you the range of produce that is harvested to support their family. There, you will also be able to taste the available fruit in season! This locally-owned and run farm is a small one that pertains to a cooperative organization in accordance with fair trade practices, which grants it organic certification. During this initial tour of the larger farm and coffee plantation, you will come to truly appreciate all of the hard work and stages that go into preparing an excellent cup of coffee or chocolate!
• 11:30 Interactive demonstration on toasting coffee and cacao, where you will have the opportunity to artisanally prepare your own cup of fresh coffee or chocolate
• 12:30 Lunch on the farm (locally prepared family-style dishes). If you would like to try something special, guinea pig for example, PWT can coordinate with the family ahead of time and pay them directly upon arrival
• 13:40 After another break, you will continue on your journey to Santa Maria, and afterwards to Santa Teresa and finally to the hydroelectric station to take the train to Aguas Calientes
• 16:00 Arrive at the hydroelectric station
• 16:30 Travel by train in the direction of Aguas Calientes
• 17:30 Arrive at Aguas Calientes and your basic hostal accommodation. Upon arrival, your guide will give you information about your tour of Machu Picchu for the next day. The evening is yours to spend as you please

Day 2: Tour of Machu Picchu

In the morning take a tour of Machu Picchu with your guide for about two hours, and then you will have the opportunity to explore the citadel on your own to take the best photos and soak in the scenery. In the afternoon have lunch on your own (not included). Later travel by train to Ollantaytambo and then by bus to Cusco.
Included excursions
• Tour of Machu Picchu
• Visit to coffee farm in the jungle

What’s included

  • This coffee tour includes one breakfast at the hostel in Aguas Calientes and one locally prepared lunch at the farm. You will also get taste available fruit of the season and freshly brewed coffee.
    The following meals are included:
  • Breakfast
  •  Lunch
  •  Snacks
  •  Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
    If you have special dietary requirements it’s a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation
  •  Coffee tour on the farm
  •  Interactive presentation about the traditional coffee and cacao roasting process
  •  Bilingual guide (English and Spanish)
  •  Local beverages and fruit in season
  •  Transfer from the farm to the hydroelectric station
  •  Round trip public or private (car/van) transportation (your choice)
  •  Round trip bus ticket to Machu Picchu
  •  Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
  •  Professional guide in Machu Picchu
  •  Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
  •  Transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
  •  1 lunch with a local family
  •  1 breakfast at the hostel in Aguas Calientes
  •  1 night accommodation

What’s not included

  • Breakfast on day 1
  •  Lunch and dinner on day 2
  •  Personal expenses
  •  Train ticket from the hydroelectric station to Aguas Calientes(32 USD)
  •  Entrance ticket to climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain (add 20 USD); purchased at same time as the Machu Picchu entrance ticket
  •  Other expenses not mentioned above

Private Service: Price in US Dollars per Reservation:

  • one Person: USD 450.00
  • 2-3 People: USD 350.00 per person.
  • 4-6 People: USD 300.00 per person
  • 7-+ People: USD 250.00 per person

Recommendations

• Clothes for 4 days of trekking
• Hiking shoes, rain jacket
• Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, insect repellent
• Flashlight, batteries, chargers
• Documents and personal medecine

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