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Host: Alejandra

Bogotá, Colombia

USD
$64 per person

Private tour of Bogota's artisan coffee shops

Host offerings
  • Cooking studio
  • Home cook
  • Pets
  • Vegetarian
  • Alcohol
  • Transportation
  • Cooking experience
  • Market visit

Meet Alejandra

Alejandra was born and raised in a coffee growing region of Colombia. As a child she played among the coffee trees on her grandmother’s farm, and her early years were perfumed with the aroma of coffee. When she moved to Bogota her love for coffee increased as she visited specialty coffee shops and learned from expert baristas. Now she loves to share her coffee knowledge with visitors as well as Colombians, and explain to people why coffee means so much not only to her, but to all Colombians. In her free time she…drinks more coffee! She also dedicates part of every week to do volunteer work in Spanish and English.

What to expect

Please note menu might vary. If there are particular dishes you are interested in trying, please include your request in the booking form.

Market visit: (2-10 guests) Let Alejandra explain what coffee in Colombia is all about. A window into the local culture, this experience is full of fun stories and interesting facts about coffee traditions in Colombia. You will learn about the history of coffee all the way up to new wave coffee brewing methods. Learn about coffee growing regions in Colombia, what makes one region different from another, and details about coffee farmers and associations. Discover how to taste these specialty coffees to fully appreciate the fragrance, aroma, flavor, and unique characteristics. Talk with coffee shop owners and managers, baristas, and other coffee experts. These passionate people often personally know the coffee farmers that grew the beans in your cup. Many of the shops here roast their own beans in-house. And all of them with share with you their love for coffee in Colombia

During your coffee tour you will visit 3-5 cafes and sample coffee at each spot. You will also get to sample informal Colombian snacks like pandebono (Colombian cheese bread), buñuelos (a sweet-salty fried cheese ball, which often accompanies coffee), mora cake (blackberry cake) and palo de queso (cheese sticks).

Sample menu

This is just a sample menu to give you an idea of the types of dishes the host cooks. Your menu will vary according to seasonal availability.
  • Espresso and coffee drinks
  • Pan de bono
  • Buñuelos
  • Mora cake
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Alejandra

$64 USD

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Pricing
1 person 2-4 ppl 5+ ppl
Market Tour
Not offered $64 $64
1 person 2-4 people 5+ people
Market Tour
Not offered $64 $64
Experience Timings
Lunch Dinner
Market Tour
9:30am-12:30pm 2:00pm-5:00pm

Meet Alejandra

Alejandra was born and raised in a coffee growing region of Colombia. As a child she played among the coffee trees on her grandmother’s farm, and her early years were perfumed with the aroma of coffee. When she moved to Bogota her love for coffee increased as she visited specialty coffee shops and learned from expert baristas. Now she loves to share her coffee knowledge with visitors as well as Colombians, and explain to people why coffee means so much not only to her, but to all Colombians. In her free time she…drinks more coffee! She also dedicates part of every week to do volunteer work in Spanish and English.

What to expect

Please note menu might vary. If there are particular dishes you are interested in trying, please include your request in the booking form.

Market visit: (2-10 guests) Let Alejandra explain what coffee in Colombia is all about. A window into the local culture, this experience is full of fun stories and interesting facts about coffee traditions in Colombia. You will learn about the history of coffee all the way up to new wave coffee brewing methods. Learn about coffee growing regions in Colombia, what makes one region different from another, and details about coffee farmers and associations. Discover how to taste these specialty coffees to fully appreciate the fragrance, aroma, flavor, and unique characteristics. Talk with coffee shop owners and managers, baristas, and other coffee experts. These passionate people often personally know the coffee farmers that grew the beans in your cup. Many of the shops here roast their own beans in-house. And all of them with share with you their love for coffee in Colombia

During your coffee tour you will visit 3-5 cafes and sample coffee at each spot. You will also get to sample informal Colombian snacks like pandebono (Colombian cheese bread), buñuelos (a sweet-salty fried cheese ball, which often accompanies coffee), mora cake (blackberry cake) and palo de queso (cheese sticks).

Sample menu

This is just a sample menu to give you an idea of the types of dishes the host cooks. Your menu will vary according to seasonal availability.
  • Espresso and coffee drinks
  • Pan de bono
  • Buñuelos
  • Mora cake
Pricing
1 person 2-4 ppl 5+ ppl
Market Tour
Not offered $64 $64
1 person 2-4 people 5+ people
Market Tour
Not offered $64 $64
Experience Timings
Lunch Dinner
Market Tour
9:30am-12:30pm 2:00pm-5:00pm
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