3-Day Local Tea and Coffee Farming Experience in Kenya

3-Day Local Tea and Coffee Farming Experience in Kenya
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$1100
Duration: 3 days
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Description

Become a local farmer for 3 days and wear local gear of gumboots and overcoats to enable you enter the farms. Experience tea picking and coffee berry picking. Find out why they are so popular by experiencing the origin, process, production to the final product. Engage with the local farmers and see how lab our intensive it is so that the Kenyan coffee or tea can be enjoyed in other continents. Please note Coffee and Tea have seasons, depending on the month of travel you may be able to see one activity and not the other.

The main coffee grown in Kenya is Arabica that is rich in acidity and full bodied, however taste varies per region where it is grown. The regions are from Nairobi right to the foothills of Mount Kenya. The coffee is grown in high altitudes (1,400 - 2,100 meters above sea level) in the central highlands with sloping sides from rich deep volcanic soils.

Program: 

Day 1: Depart Nairobi to Nyeri and visit the local farmer then head to a testing center and Nyeri Conservancy. Later proceed to your hotel for dinner and overnight. 

Day 2: Depart for Tea Farm and Plantation with testing center as well . Later proceed to the hotel for dinner and overnight. 

Day 3: After breakfast, pass via one more farm time permitting and proceed to Nairobi arriving in the evening. 
Please note mills are closed on Sundays and Public holidays.  You may want to purchase some tea or coffee therefore kindly carry some Kenya Shillings with you.

Become a local farmer for 3 days and wear local gear of gumboots and overcoats to enable you enter the farms. Experience tea picking and coffee berry picking. Find out why they are so popular by experiencing the origin, process, production to the final product. Engage with the local farmers and see how lab our intensive it is so that the Kenyan coffee or tea can be enjoyed in other continents. Please note Coffee and Tea have seasons, depending on the month of travel you may be able to see one activity and not the other.