Duration: 2 days Traditionally Kenya has been an agricultural country with tea and coffee plantations forming its major cash crops. These plantations are not only a symbol of Kenya’s colonial past but are also a landmark of its vibrant economy. With Easy Go Safaris, travel through one of the most remarkable turning points in the history of Kenya. Easy Go Safaris takes you through the most scenic locales and breathtaking settings in the heart of a land primarily known for its safari tours.
The romance and the beauty history of these tea and coffee plantations with the huge mansions turned into heritage hotels can be best enjoyed with us offered by Tour to Kenya National Parks. Available under our packages, the tour itineraries are flexible and can be customized according to your interests. If adventure and game viewing gets you on a high and great mood, we can arrange for you a 3 or 4 days safari to Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru or the great lakes of the rift valley of Kenya. And if you rather thrive amidst urban beats or beach holiday, Nairobi, Mombasa, Diani beach, Malindi or Lamu make for ideal getaways too.
Nairobi – Half Day Coffee Tour In Kenya
You will be met by our tour guide from your Nairobi hotel/ residence where you will depart for your coffee tour. You will tour the farm and see how coffee is planted from the seed bed. You will discuss with the management what it takes to grow coffee, See the fumigation process in action, both manual and mechanical and later witness the picking (depends on the season) process of coffee from the farms and also see the cleaning, grading and packing processes.
Program for the Coffee Day Tour:
You will be picked up from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or your residence in Nairobi (to be advised) by our professional driver guide and depart for the coffee tour by road. The farm is approximately 30 kilometers from Nairobi and it is a 54-Acre Piece of Private Land. The farm is well-managed with lots of fun and adventure beside the coffee plantation and manufacturing.
Inside the farm you find that is the home of the 25 Million years Old Stone Age caves, trees thought to be hundreds of years old while the river reeds have a long story to tell. First you enjoy the nature trails amid bird watching and then we head to the coffee farm.
You will be met by the coffee farm manager with wide range of experience on the coffee farming to production bit of it. The coffee manager will take you for a walk to the farm giving you information on the farming and have a chance to see the coffee berries from the farm, see how they are picked when ready and moved to the factory.
A chance to see how berries are soughed out, dried and then processed, by the way you have a chance to do it by yourself as you accompany the coffee workers and it makes you feel at home and exciting !!!!!
After the tour, you will leave the farm and our driver will take you to one of the nearest coffee shops and get a taste of African coffee accompanied by some snacks. You can choose to carry some coffee home. Later on you will be transferred to your hotel of choice or back to your residence
Nairobi -Limuru- Full Day Tea Tour
The tea farm is about an hours drive away from the hustle and bustle from Nairobi and as such makes a welcome day trip from the capital for adults and children!Situated twenty miles from Nairobi, the farm has been the family home of one of the earliest tea growers in Kenya. The farm dates back to 1910 and the present house, set amidst colorful gardens, has been home to four generations. Tea Farm Cottages are situated at 7200 feet in a truly magnificent garden with views of the spectacular Mount Kilimanjaro and the Ngong hills. The farm is a farmhouse to four generations of the first family to plant and make tea in Kenya.
Program for the Tea Tour:
(Pick up at 8:30-9:30 Depending on location: You will be picked up from the airport, residence or hotel (to be advised) by our professional driver guide and depart driving to Limuru. Tours start off at 11:00 am from the main house. Fiona welcome you with some homemade biscuits (yum!) and of course tea, before regaling tales of the farm and the tea making process. The gardens around the home are lovely and well worth a stroll, especially to catch glimpses of the resident colobus monkeys! Also included in the tour is a walk through the indigenous forest that is still preserved (most was cleared for the tea farms).
The guide is highly entertaining and comical! The tour ends with a relaxed lunch. Again most of the produce is locally sourced and when making reservations inform us of any dietary requirements! The veggie options made are fantastic. Lunch is a 3 course affair with complementary beverages – wine, beers, sherry, and soft drinks and of course teas and coffee!