Do you love coffee? Like—you really, really love coffee? Do you LOVE it? So much that you’d take a whole coffee-themed vacation? Well, you’re in luck! One of our preferred travel partners has decided to curate coffee-themed itineraries, and we can send you on one of them!
If you crave your daily fix of java and love trying exotic blends of your favorite beverage, our preferred luxury tour supplier, Cox & Kings, has created brand new journeys to travel the world over in search of the best coffee. Whether you want to discover the world famous Caldas-Coffee Region of Colombia or experience a saffron coffee tasting in Laos, Huckleberry Travel, through our relationship with Cox & Kings, can build a custom luxurious private journey to tickle the taste-buds of even the most discerning coffee aficionado.
Where might you go? Here are three options!
Colombian Coffee and Culture
Immerse yourself in some of the locales that comprise the Colombian Triangulo de Cafe and discover what goes into making the country's well balanced coffee. Begin your journey getting acclimated in Bogota before continuing on to dive into some of the country's best known coffee producing areas. In the Andes, explore the Cloud Forest with its dense vegetation and cloud cover. Tour the hills of Caldas, blanketed in growths of coffee, plantains, and yucca?. Get familiar with towns in Salento and take a look into what life is like for the local producers as well as relaxing in towns that feel frozen in time.
Kenya Coffee Trails
Kenya offers an impressive array of natural wonders for visitors. Begin your journey around Nairobi with visits to the Giraffe Center, Utamaduni Craft Center, and Karen Blixen Coffee Garden. Next, tour the Karunguru Coffee Farm and learn about the process of coffee production in Kenya. The country is known for having excellent conditions for growing the beans. Enjoy a tasting at the farm. Finally, embark on multiple days of game viewing in the Masai Mara Game Reserve, taking the opportunity to enjoy some of the finest environmental diversity that Africa has to offer. Search for Africa's Big Five game animals: lion, leopard, buffalo, rhinoceros and elephant.
Vietnam and Laos: Coffee and Culinary Adventure
On this journey through Vietnam and Laos, cultural sightseeing meets with culinary experiences to give an intimate view of life in the cities. Start your journey in Hanoi, Vietnam. There, explore the country through important sites, traditional entertainment and local cuisine. Tour the old quarter and lake by cyclo (bicycle rickshaw) before taking in a traditional water puppet show and enjoy a Vietnamese coffee. In Luang Prabang, Laos, meet a specialist in the local form of whiskey making, visit a water buffalo cheese farm and see their coffee production process in action.
So, what do you think? Want to get an incredible caffeine buzz on your next vacation? Call us! We’ll get it going!