Discover the fascinating world of coffee with the Tour at Hacienda la Victoria in Santa Marta, Colombia. This unique experience takes you through the lush landscapes of the Sierra Nevada, where you will learn about the cultivation and processing of coffee in one of the oldest and most respected haciendas in the region.
Enjoy a complete immersion in the history of coffee, from the harvest to the cup, and taste some of Colombia’s best coffee varieties.
Hacienda la Victoria, founded in 1892, combines traditional techniques with modern sustainable practices, offering an authentic look at the coffee industry. This tour is a perfect opportunity for coffee lovers and those interested in Colombia’s rich coffee culture and tradition.
Located near the charming town of Minca, the hacienda is accessible by several transportation options.
Public Transportation: Take a bus from Santa Marta to Minca, and then a cab or mototaxi to Hacienda la Victoria.
Rent a car: Rent a car in Santa Marta for independent exploration and head to Minca and Hacienda la Victoria.
Start time: Start early, around 7:00 a.m., to avoid the midday heat and crowds.
Reception at the Hacienda: Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the hacienda staff, who will give you a brief introduction to the history of the hacienda and the coffee process.
Guided tour: Participate in a guided tour that takes you through the coffee fields, showing the coffee growing and harvesting process.
Processing plant: Visit the processing plant to see how coffee beans are transformed from their natural state to the final product.
Coffee tasting: Enjoy a coffee tasting session where you will be able to try different varieties produced at the hacienda.
Educational talk: Learn about the different coffee preparation techniques and flavor profiles.
Free time to explore: After the tour, take the opportunity to walk around the hacienda, take pictures or buy coffee and souvenirs.
Return to Santa Marta: Plan your return to Santa Marta in the afternoon, leaving enough time for the return trip.