Unique Tours at Finca Momota
“There are two options to picnicking under Wax Palm Trees, one is in Cocora Valley and another is in FINCA MOMOTA.”
When you’re sitting drinking your favourite coffee do you ever wonder where it comes from or how it becomes that delicious darkness in your mug? You might be surprised at just how much it takes.Here at Finca Momota we offer THREE kinds of tour:
Tradicional Coffee Tour * : a 1 hour walking tour of our coffee plantation where you will learn and see first hand how we grow our coffee, harvest it, process it with fermentations and make it ready for our customers. We will also introduce you into how we implement ancestral methods and permaculture design to produce high quality coffee, without chemicals, that contributes to the biodiversity of our beautiful land. Included in tour is 2 coffee tastings plus beginning cupping tasting.
Duration: 2 hrs*
Cost: 35,000 COP / person
* 9:00 AM daily tour available year around.
* You are welcome to meet us at the farm but we kindly recommend you to make a reservation to secure your tour with us, as we will board a maximum of 14 people per Tour.
Extended Coffee Tour and Private Language ** : We offer this 3-hour extended tour where we will enjoy exploring 3,5 hectares of the property and will visit our grandfather coffee tree. You will see the process of growing, fermentation process (traditional wash coffee, honey and natural coffee), reforestation, and do some bird watching in our native forest of Wax palms trees. Included in tour is 2 coffee tastings plus beginning cupping tasting.
Duration: 3hrs @ 2.00 PM
Cost: 60,000 COP / person
** We kindly ask you to reserve your space in advance, as we will schedule our farm´s activities depending on your reservation.
At the end of both tours you’ll be treated to two forms of coffee infusion; French Press (a lighter, softer flavour) and Italian Cafetiere (stronger, deeper flavour) or Moka. All of this just 10 minutes walking from Salento town!
Coffee Lab workshop
Enjoy coffee lab science!
This in-depth workshop provides a more comprehensive and hands on experience for those wishing to learn more.
The 3-4 hour workshop starts with a walk around the coffee plantation. Here you will learn about different varieties of coffee plants, their origins, and how it is harvested and fermented. We will then move to the learning and development center, where our specialty coffee is processed, for a fermentation master class. After this we have a hands-on coffee cupping and experiment in extraction (control of the ground). We will prepare and taste coffee using five different methods: Moka, French Press, V60, Chemex and Aeropress. The coffee cupping is accompanied by a tasting of fruits and sweets plus a customer brew preparation itself to practice. Notebooks are provided so you can take your new learning home with you.
- Traditional Coffee Tour will be @ 9:00 AM daily.
- Extended Coffee Tour and Private Language will be @ 2:00 PM or have a particular timetable to meet us. We can be flexible with times. Feel free to contact us.
- Coffee Lab Workshop we would like to know 24h in advance to get ready your fresh fruits for you.
What we offer
During the tour you can spot a large number of bird species and a variety of wildlife. We have over 36 Waxpalm trees in our land among many other native trees.
Taste two forms of coffee infusion; French Press (a lighter, softer flavour) and Italian Cafetiere (stronger, deeper flavour) or Moka.
Experience a family run business using ancestral techniques guided by local expertise. Our coffee is produced from 7 year old coffee trees descended from a line 80 years old, which can still be seen standing proud among their grandchildren.
Our coffee is produced organically and sustainably. We are working with reforestation, using ancestral methods of cultivation and using Permaculture design techniques.