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Rwanda Coffee Tours

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Rwanda Coffee Tours

rwanda coffee tours

Rwanda is one of the world’s leading coffee-growing nations. Coffee lovers will have the greatest experience in Rwanda! Rwanda Coffee bulky production comes from small farms rather than larger estates. On Rwanda Coffee Tour, you will enjoy the aroma of orange blossom and lemon. The tasty of Rwanda Coffee is floral mixed with a fruity redcurrant and berry flavor. In the Rwanda Coffee Tour we shall mainly focus on some regions where its mostly grown. The western regions of the country are filled with plantations, as is the capital region of Kigali. Both are considered the main coffee-growing hubs of the nation.  In the east, where the bulk of the land is a national reserve, the only coffee-growing exception is around Lake Kivu. However, the coffee grown in this fertile environment is, indeed, exceptional.

Departure & Return

The departing point is Azizi Life, Gitarama Road, Gitarama, Rwanda at 9:00 AM. The returning point is the same as the departure point.

Take Note

Before you start a plan for your, its important to take note of this;

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult and travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking with a minimum of 2 people

Rwanda Coffee Experience

For all coffee Lovers, don’t  miss out on this Rwanda Coffee Tour. Our fantastic guide will help you to experience the entire coffee making process from start to finish. In Rwanda Coffee Tour, you stand a chance to  roast your own coffee beans over  fire. On Rwanda Coffee Tour, will also include other packages like hiking so wear comfortable shoes for this exceptional tour.

In the morning of the first day of the tour, the main guide will give you a brief history of Rwanda Coffee. Later after, you will be briefed on how it will be conducted. Have a short drive to the communities with coffee plantation through as you enjoy the  pretty fantastic views in every direction. On arrival at the village you will be welcomed and dressed in appropriate attire. On this tour, you will have little lessons in each part of the coffee growing process by the local ladies. This will also include factors that affect the Rwanda coffee such as soil, pests, fertilizers and pesticides. There’s plenty of time for nerdy questions and they will all be answered by your host.

As you move around, you will notice a clay pot resting on fire with the support of three stones. Its the local way of roasting coffee beans. The guides will help you  to have a hands on try of roasting the Rwanda Coffee beans. The guide will setup the pot, stones and light up fire ready for you to roast the coffee beans. As you proceed with this process, you enjoy the view and stirring the beautiful green coffee plantations.

Then, you will be provided with a pestle and mortar to pound the ready coffee beans. Coffee is sieved to get the fine grounds to use for your cup of coffee. You will have a chance to own some coffee beans or inform of ready coffee on your way from the tour.

EXPECTATIONS

Stopovers at: Azizi Life Experiences, Gitarama and Muhanga.

Expect to be split in to few groups of people for better interaction and experience with the Rwandan host. You will have many activities though this mainly relies on the current weather so be prepared for any change.

In this tour, also expect to get involved in the whole process of coffee making and many more activities. These may include fetching water which is optional and engaging in lunch preparations in the kitchen.
Excludes:
  • Extras at the accommodation i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
  • Tips to porters and driver/ guide
  • Insurance

Inclusions :-

  • Payments to the guide
  • Bottled water
  • local taxes
  • Coffee
  • Tour hosts