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a journey

With Balam Coffee Project

Coffee Tours

Sierra Norte, Talea de Castro, Oaxaca
April 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28

Discover the world of coffee like never before

Join us for a captivating journey delving into the heart of coffee cultivation and tradition with our Coffee Tours: Picking & Processing in the Northern Highlands of Oaxaca. Immerse yourself in this distinctive experience set against the backdrop of Talea de Castro's lush landscapes in Oaxaca, focusing on the unique “Gesha” coffee varietal. Our carefully crafted tour offers an immersive introduction to the art of picking and processing specialty coffee, providing participants with an insightful glimpse into the complexities of creating the perfect cup.

Embark on a 3 day, 2 night adventure amidst the flourishing coffee plantations, followed by a visit to a local roastery in the city of Oaxaca, where you'll discover the intricate art of roasting. Concluding the tour on a delightful note, we'll share a scrumptious local meal, leaving you with cherished memories of the stunning highlands where coffee thrives. As a parting gift, take home your own bag of coffee to savor, reliving the experience in the comfort of your home.

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Coffee Tour Balam
Coffee Tour Balam


This tour is designed with clear and meaningful objectives: to provide participants with an enjoyable, educational experience and an authentic understanding of the intricacies involved in coffee picking and processing. It offers a chance to break away from the daily grind, allowing participants to immerse themselves in the scenic landscapes where coffee flourishes. Engaging actively in hands-on experiences, participants will develop a deeper appreciation for the labor-intensive yet gratifying journey from coffee tree to brew.

Materials needed

To ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience, participants are encouraged to bring the following:

  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Jeans you won't mind getting dirty
  • Hiking boots
  • Sun Hat
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug repellent
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Total tour price : $799.00 USD

*Airfare not included in price
*Shuttle to and from Oaxaca city included in price

Balam Sebastian and Anna

What's included

• Transportation from Oaxaca to coffee farms and back

• 3 local cuisine daily meals & refreshing drinks

• Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish & Italian

• Coffee process from cherry to cup

• Coffee tasting with specialty coffees

• An immersive introduction to the art of picking and processing gesha variety specialty coffee

Why tour with us?

As part of our commitment to sustainable and community-focused practices, the community of coffee growers, led by Eber Olivera, Taleas Coffee Community manager, will directly be involved and benefit from your implication in the Coffee Tours. The revenue generated from the Tours, along with the manual labor provided by the attendees, ensures that the Talean people are paid 5x~ the price of the current coffee market.

Any questions?

Please feel free to contact us any time :)
Anna +15148982662
Sebas +15145166501