Cusco, Peru

Overnight Coffee or Cacao Tour in the Jungle of Cusco

2 Days | Coffee Farm, Cacao Farm and Cultural Activities

If you would like to share a unique experience with a local family during your stay in Peru, and love coffee and/or chocolate, then look no further than this tour! You'll visit families in the jungle of Cusco that are members of a local cooperative to learn about the arduous work that goes into coffee or cacao production. Work alongside your hosts for a day and spend the night in a private room on the farm.

The families still practice traditional farming technique, so you'll also learn raising free range guinea pigs, chickens, etc and get to discover different tropical plants like root vegetables, mango, papaya, coca and more.

Right for You?

Duration

2 Days / 1 Night

Travel Style

Active Adventure, Foodie Fun and Off the Beaten Path

Languages

English and Spanish
If you speak Spanish and don’t require a translator, contact us about a discount.

Physical Activity

Moderate activity

Location

Rural Communities

Connect

Wifi: None
Cell: Limited

Cocla Tours

Locally Owned Community Cooperative
Starts at:

$137/person

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Speaks: English and Spanish

Highlights

  • Visit with coffee/cacao producers and share in their daily lives!
  • Check out coffee or cacao plantations, and learn about production processes.
  • Prepare your own cup of coffee or hot chocolate using traditional methods.
  • Revel in breathtaking Andean landscapes and the high jungle.
  • Enjoy local food on the family farm.

Details

Schedule

Plan to depart early in the morning on day 1! Exact time varies per tour.

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
April-November

Best time to travel is from April to November during the dry season. Visits can sometimes be arranged outside of these dates, so please inquire!

What's Included

Lodging

1 Night Family Homestay

Activities

Coffee Farm, Cacao Farm and Cultural Activities
The tour includes either a coffee OR chocolate tour. It's often possible to do both (for a small extra cost), though availability depends on the growing seasons.

Guide

Bilingual guide

Room

Family Homestay

Food

Some meals included (see itinerary)
Vegan or vegetarian options available on request

Transport

Public bus and Private car

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Your Local Host

Cocla Tours

Locally Owned Community Cooperative

Interested in Peruvian culture, getting to know local families, learning about coffee production? Come on an adventure with Cocla Tours as they provide some of the best tours in the South of Peru! Cocla Tours is a cooperative of local farmers. They offer cultural and adventure tours in and around Cusco, mainly with coffee producers but also some cacao and tea producers. All the experiences are close to or on the way to Machu Picchu. They are unique because they promote community tourism in the region by directly involving the producers. They help families manage their private rooms to receive tourists and give them training. Many families are now benefiting from these activities in the area.

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Getting There

Transport options

Get picked up (included)
If you arrange a private tour, pick-up is arranged at your hotel in Cusco. If you opt for a join-in tour, you will take public transportation with the group. Departure times vary a bit, so please prepare to be flexible.