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Puerto Quetzal Shore Excursion: Coffee Process And Jade Factory Tour In Antigua

Puerto Quetzal Shore Excursion: Coffee Process And Jade Factory Tour In Antigua Packages
Country: Guatemala
City: Puerto Quetzal, Escuintla
Duration: 7 Hour(s) - 0 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Cruise Ship-shore Excursion

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Package Itinerary

This tour is ideal for those passionate about the coffee who wants to learn or deepen their knowledge in the aromatic coffee cupping.


The session takes place in the coffee tasting laboratory at the coffee farm, equipped with all necessary utensils for the participant to learn the general classification of the coffee, roasting process, preparation and mounting of a coffee tasting table according to the protocol.

You will learn about the types of defects and characteristics such as fragrance, aroma, flavor, acidity and aftertaste.

Highlights

Family friendly

Popular choice with kids

All entrance fees included

Lunch included

Informative, friendly and professional guide

What You Can Expect

Your certified guide will pick you up just outside your cruise ship, get you on board your air conditioned transportation and your fun exploration of the area in Guatemala begins.

As you head towards Antigua City, your guide will give you interesting information not only about the city but also his native Guatemala, the cultural and history.
You will pass the beautiful countryside with views of the famous volcanoes. This excursion will have a lot of photo opportunities.

Visitors will learn about the coffee process and the art of tasting of the aromatic beans; from the plantation to the cup. They will learn about the cultivation and processing of coffee on our farm.
On a walk they visit the plantation, wet mill and drying patios; dry mill and manual sorting area.
Later we go through the roasting plant, the packing area and cupping lab to participate in an explanatory coffee tasting session where the properties and characteristics of the beans are explained, and the protocol to follow in a professional tasting session.

Cupping technique is demonstrated with two representative samples (or more if available).
The tour ends sipping a cup of our best coffee, the genuine Antigua coffee.

Enjoy lunch at a local restaurants of Antigua Guatemala (drinks not included).

After lunch we will have sightseeing around La Antigua Guatemala and visit the Jade factory, then we departure to Puerto Quetzal to get you on time to aboard your ship.

Details

Inclusions

Entrance fees

Lunch

Local guide

Professional guide

Port pickup and drop-off

Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Exclusions

Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Drinks

Gratuities (recommended)

Souvenirs

Additional info

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

Infant meals not included

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship

Dress code is smart casual

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Wheelchair not accessible

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