Explore the sub-tropical Yungas valleys and get to taste different types of coffee by taking this one day trip from La Paz. The Coroico region is one of the main centres of coffee plantations in Bolivia and it’s definitely worth a visit. Transfer from and back to La Paz is included in the price.
You will be picked up from a meeting point at 7.00 and leave the harsh climate of La Paz as you set off towards the beautiful town of Coroico, arriving at approximately 10.30. Upon arrival, you will be taken on a walk around the main square of the town – Coroico is one of the main weekend getaways amongst Bolivians and there will be the chance to buy some nice souvenirs. At around 12.00 you will enjoy a delicious lunch at Café Shantí, where you will get to try some delicacies of the area.
Early in the afternoon, you will leave the town and visit the coffee plantations of “Café Munaipata”, where, with the assistance of the knowledgeable guide, you will learn about how coffee is processed, as well as about the culture, history and the different types of coffee of the area. You will visit the plantations, the greenhouse and the areas where coffee is dried up, washed and processed, before finally getting to taste different varieties of the final product – the Yungas valleys are well-known for being home to the best coffee in Bolivia. At around 16.30 you will make your way back to Coroico town and have some free time to purchase your last souvernirs before returning to La Paz. You will be back at around 20.30.
Pickup from a meeting point
Transport La Paz – Coroico – La Paz
Gourmet lunch at Café Shantí
Visit of a coffee plantation (Café Munaipata)
Other meals and beverages
Others not mentioned