Learn all there is to know about Peruvian chocolate, tea, and coffee at a traditional ‘Finca’ in the Sacred Valley. Spend the night in a family-owned and -run farm and experience the typical day-to-day life of Senora Julia, an empowered Andean lady growing organic produce in Cusco’s cloud forest. Enjoy the impressive natural surroundings and visit the beautiful nearby waterfalls as you disconnect from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Keep in mind that the accommodation on the farm is very basic and rural. The best time to visit the farm is from September to April.
Upon arrival at the farm, enjoy a delicious organic lunch prepared by Julia’s family and visit their coffee plantation. Make sure to taste some of the exotic fruits farmed here while listening to the stories that Julia, who runs the farm, has to tell. Roll up your sleeves and learn how to prepare a delicious Peruvian dinner with your host before enjoying your culinary masterpiece with the family. Before going to bed, learn how to peel, roast, and grind the delicious coffee you will be enjoying the next morning
An exciting day revolving around chocolate awaits you this morning. Enjoy your hearty breakfast and your fresh coffee before heading over to the next farm. Develop a deeper appreciation for this delicious dessert as you learn about the harvest, drying, roasting, and grinding of cocoa beans. Don’t miss the chance to taste a freshly prepared hot cup of chocolate to round off the experience! A delicious lunch back at Julia’s farm awaits you before your drop-off in either the Sacred Valley or Cusco.
Your driver will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco (the transfer takes about 4 hours - approx. 170km/105 miles).