Welcome to the amazing, fascinating, absorbing, and delicious world of specialty coffees in Colombia!
Our Specialty Coffee Shop Tour is an adventure into the flavors, aromas, and heartwarming stories about coffee.
It’s about brave coffee farmers and daring coffee shop owners. It’s about the baristas in the cities who wake up every day longing to go to work, who love sharing special coffee with the people they serve.
It’s about what’s at the heart of coffee in Colombia.
Find out how to book the Flavors of Bogota Specialty Coffee Shop Tour.
Why take a coffee shop tour?
Some of Bogota’s best coffee shops are found all in just a few neighborhoods. However, finding those ideal coffee shops can be a challenge, and communicating with the baristas and other coffee experts (who often do not speak fluent English) can be difficult.
Let the Flavors of Bogota’s team of foodie experts take you around to visit these specialty coffee shops.
A window into the local culture, this tour is full of fun stories and interesting facts about coffee traditions in Colombia.
With Flavors of Bogota you will learn about the history of coffee all the way up to new wave coffee brewing methods. Learn about coffee growing regions in Colombia, what makes one region different from another, and details about coffee farmers and associations. Discover how to taste these specialty coffees to fully appreciate the fragrance, aroma, flavor, and unique characteristics.
Talk with coffee shop owners and managers, baristas and experts. These passionate people often personally know the coffee farmers that grew the beans in your cup. They roast their own beans in-house. And these coffee shops are the ones that produce the national barista champions.
Discover the stories behind the shops and the stories hiding inside the bags of coffee you take home with you.
Find out why we are listed on Trip Advisor as one of the Top 10 Bogota Food Tours.
What’s different about this tour?
The Flavors of Bogota Coffee Shop Tour is the original tour, the first one to visit these fascinating places. This is a non-touristy, small-group experience, a chance to discover the places in-the-know locals and expats go for their coffee experiences. There are no microphones, no flags – just a good friend who happens to be a coffee expert taking you to the best spots for coffee in the city.
Even if you’re not a coffee enthusiast, this is the tour for you! We delve into the culture behind the coffee – the history, the hard work, and the perseverance of Colombian farmers and baristas. This tour is a snapshot of Colombian culture that takes you beyond the city to the traditional lifestyles in rural areas.
- Length: 3 hours
- Size: Maximum group size is 8 people
- Cost of tour: USD$35 per person to join a public tour. (To find out more about a private tour, click here)
- Language: English (Spanish and French tours available upon request)
- Distance: Less than a mile on foot
- Ask about our group discounts!
We offer tours on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:30 am.
Starting in April 2017 we will offer two Saturday tours a month. The first Saturday tour in April will be held April 22.
**NOTICE: Due to the holidays, we will not offer tours on Tuesday, April 11 or Friday April 14**
However, if you’re visiting Bogota for just a few days and can’t make the tour on those mornings, get in touch with us about alternate days and tour lengths.
We do not offer tours on Sunday since most of the coffee shops are closed or have irregular hours.
The tour starts in one of Bogota’s restaurant or historic areas. We offer tours in:
- Zona G (near Calle 71 and Cra 5)
- Parque de la 93 (by request)
- La Candelaria (by request)
- Usaquén (by request)
It’s easy to book the tour! The first step is to get in touch with us and let us know when you’d like to do the tour and how many people are in your group.
Use the nifty contact form below. Or write to us at tours [at] flavorsofbogota.com. Either way, we’ll get right back to you.
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We’re excited to have you join Flavors of Bogota for this coffee experience!
To prepare for your coffee adventure in Colombia, read Permission to Slurp, our guide to tasting specialty coffee. Download it here on Amazon – it’s about the price of a cappuccino and it’s an easy to understand guide to a complex subject.
Don’t forget to download our FREE Quick Guide to Specialty Coffee Shops in Bogota. You can get it from the pop-up box that appears on this page.