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Do you want a one-of-a-kind, true Guatemalan experience while supporting local communities, interacting with local Guatemalans and getting off the beaten path? Meet farmers and artisans and work alongside them in their homes, as you create your own...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Plaza of San Miguel Escobar, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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+502 5585 4450
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent a few hours on this tour and really enjoyed it. They sent a van to our hotel and we picked up some fellow tourists on our way to the coop. First stop was the coop headquarters where we learned about our guide and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PeterC248
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a morning with Manual Gomez Gonzalez who showed us his coffee farm on the slopes of the volcano, and patienlty explained all about the area, the varieties of coffee he grows, how and when to pick the berries, and a host of other...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DandL1590
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently spent a very enjoyable - and extremely informative! - half day with Eduardo Ordonez and his wife Francisca from the De la Gente co-operative, learning about every stage of the coffee making process. We started by picking coffee beans in the field with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christine1164
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got to make peanut butter from scratch with the daughters of this local peanut farm. Felt good to support these local farmers, and also to learn about how it's done.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank aaronhgs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When Juan and his family showed us how they picked the coffee berries, I immediately sensed their passion and care behind the process. Amazing experience with a local family of the De La Gente co-operative. Had the pleasure of going with Juan Carlos and his...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ds12f
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The tour started out by meeting the coffee grower Angel in front of the church near his home. He took us on a short walk to his home and introduced us to his family after which we sat down for a home cooked meal which...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank christopher d
Reviewed 9 December 2018

This was a really great trip. We took a short hike with a coffee farmer from the De La Gente coop up the mountain side to see actual coffee trees. We picked ripe berries and were encouraged to have a taste. The ripe berry was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

My friend and I just had the pleasure of experiencing a fabulous coffee tour put on by De La Gente. Miguel, the local coffee farmer, and Axle, our translator, were an incredible team who took us through the entire process of coffee making from plant...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Scott193
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

We went on a tour with Gabriel and Axel (apologies if I'm spelling either wrong) and it was absolutely fantastic. We did a few tours on this holiday and Gabriel's depth of understanding of the whole process of growing and selling coffee, his positivity about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank shonagh r
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We had a wonderful time on the tour. It was very informative and both the guide and translator were very good. It was a hike up to the coffee plants, but was so worth it for the view. Then we went to the grower's home...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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tricia72016
18 January 2017|
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Response from Andrew F | Property representative |
Hi there! You can reserve a tour by phone, email, or through our website. If you don't have a working Guatemalan phone, you can usually ask your hotel or hostel to use theirs, or go to one of the small shops (tiendas) that... More
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Amy L
22 February 2016|
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Response from DelaGente | Property representative |
Hi Amy, thanks for your question about weaving tours. We do not currently offer tours with weaving co-ops, but the village you may be thinking of is San Antonio Aguas Calientes, not far from Antigua. Hope that helps! If you... More
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