ORIGIN TRIP 2023

COFFEE PARADISE COSTA RICA

Come travel with us and discover the most important landmarks of our coffee producing grounds

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21 FEBRUARY

-Arrival at hotel in San José in order to rest from the flight and jet-lag. 

 

 

- Visit San José center to visit the National Theater for a coffee break and a quick history of coffee production in Costa Rica. The theater is a coffee landmark and was built from coffee export taxes as were the banking system and roads at the time.

- Lunch at one of the hippest neighbourhoods in San José with Specialty Coffee cafés.

- Visit the Gaia Artisan Coffee F-1 hybrid greenhouses.

- Here we will learn about F-1 hybrids and will also get to see the new exotic varieties and new projects by Gaia.

-Travel to our accommodation in the region.

22 FEBRUARY

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23 february

Tarrazú coffee region

- Visit our partners and Specialty Coffee producers Don Alexis Coffee and their micro-mill "Los Campos". They are specialized in fermentation processes and are also moving onto F-1 Hybrid varieties. Cupping session.

 

- We will have a tasting session of exotic tropical fruit and lunch at the plantations with the Rodriguez Navarro family from Don Alexis Coffee.

- Visit Coope Dota, so we can learn about the production of a bigger scale cooperative in this famous region also certified with the Tarrazú 'Denomination of Origin' by the Costa Rican Institute of Coffee.

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24 FEBRUARY

West Valley coffee region

-Visit the Gaia Coffee Roastery and share roasting profiles with each other.

- Travel to the Naranjo region where Gaia Artisan Coffee's plantations are located.

- Check in at hotel

- Tour at processing plant and cupping session.

25 FEBRUARY

West Valley coffee region

- Visit the Gaia Artisan Farms together with Fernando.

 

- Guided coffee picking (if they let us! We'll do our best to  make this possible. However, it is high season and we might get in the way of production)

- Lunch with Fernando

- Travel back to San José to spend a last evening before departure

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26 FEBRUARY

- Leaving paradise is always hard, we know! But we'll make it a memorable experience, we promise!

-Travel back or keep traveling!

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Single accomodation: €850 

6 days 5 nights (€500)+ transport (€350)

Double occupancy per person: €650

6 days 5 nights (€300)+ transport (€350)

- Price includes breakfast and accommodation taxes.

- Price does not include flight ticket. We will meet in Costa Rica and give everyone the flexibility to vacation before or after our organized trip.

- Lunches, dinners and extra entree tickets are not included. We'll do our best to keep it low profile and catch the local experience the Anthony Bourdain style.

- A day's plan may change depending people's availability to receive us on site or if we find a better plan!

- We do not profit from organizing this trip. We will coordinate as much as we can to make it easy and enjoyable.            

- It speaks for itself that we will be tasting lots of delicious coffees!

- Book before December 31st to secure your spot!

- If more than 3 people sign up, then the transport can become cheaper and we will adjust the price accordingly.

Want to join us? Send us an email to: annelise@groundscostarica.com