Coffee lovers unite! This November, coffee lovers will become coffee know-it-alls during an 11-night trip exploring Ethiopia’s historic coffee culture, thanks to the joined efforts of CoffeeTalk Magazine and ET African Journeys.
The tour, Ethiopia & the Birth of Coffee, will introduce participants to the entire coffee-growing and -production process, from cultivation to distribution. Guests will enjoy private tours of coffee farms in the Sidama and Yirgacheffe regions, as well as special seating at the Ethiopian Coffee Commodity Exchange, where they’ll get an insider’s view of the coffee trade. Additional activities of the tour include visits to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, two cruises on Lake Chamo and Lake Tana, and visits to such cities as Gondar, Lalibela and Addis Ababba.
Rates start at $6,399 pp dbl, inclusive of roundtrip flight to Ethiopia, four internal Ethiopian flights, two cruises, 11-night hotel accommodations, meals as per itinerary and more. For more information, call (800) 662-5406 or visit etafricanjourneys.com.
Along the same lines, check out Recommend’s recent story, Tasting the Teas of India, where we covered Indus Travels’ Silk Road’s India Tea & Spice Journey itinerary.