Santander is the department with the biggest cacao production in Colombia producing more than 25 % of the country´s cacao. The region of Carmen and San Vicente de Chucurí is the main cacao region in Santander and well known for the high quality of the cacao and the sustainable production of its fair-trade products.
Whereas the Coffee Triangle is known for its quantity of coffee, the coffee in Santander and especially La Mesa de los Santos is recognized for its high quality and being 100% organic. The coffee tour will be made on the coffee farm Hacienda El Roble, officially producing the most expensive and most exclusive coffee in Colombia and the third most expensive in the world. The farm is one of the oldest coffee farms in Colombia and it is the largest one in La Mesa de los Santos.
Coffee Tour / Gastronomic Tour
The combination of the coffee tour and the gastronomic tour offers you a relaxed day with a lot of information and tasty food. Starting with the coffee tour after lunch you will get to know everything about coffee from the crop to the roasted bean. The coffee farm you will visit is the Hacienda El Roble producing the most expensive and exclusive coffee in Colombia and the third most expensive and exclusive in the world. You will get a welcome coffee of the coffee La Mesa de los Santos and at the end of the tour you will do the coffee tasting experience.
Lebrija, a town located about a 30-minute ride from Bucaramanga, is known for the best pineapples in Colombia. National and international pineapple buyers like to pay higher prices if they know that the pineapple comes from Lebrija. Due to the excellent climate and the fertile soil, it is possible to guarantee a high quality of the fruit all year long.