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The 3- hour tour was very informative and we learned a lot about coffee, Boquete and Panama in general. Carlos was very friendly and answered all our questions. The only downside was that we only got to drink minimal sips of 3 different coffees in...More
Carlos, the local tour guide, gives a good insight into the growing of coffee plants and the processing of it.
He did so in a very entertaining way engaging his audience.
Overall a great experience that ended with coffee tasting at their cafe.
Carlos is the perfect person to be the Tour Guide because of his long employment with Ruiz, his mastery of English, his knowledge about coffee and his personality. The tour starts and ends at the cafe in town. In between, we ride with Carlos to...More
This tour guided by Carlos was great. He is very knowledgeable, funny and very entertaining. Carlos was picking coffee beans at this coffee plantation when he was a child. The whole experience with the coffee tasting at the end was fantastic. There are many coffee...More
Our guide was fantastic - he told stories of coffee from marketing aspects to the local stories of why the prices of land in the area have spiked over the recent while. The tour of the coffee making process was insightful - we got to...More
This tour was very interesting. I do not drink coffee, but my husband loves it. Even though I'm not a coffee drinker I enjoyed this tour very much and learned a lot about the agricultural and ecological as well as economic aspects of coffee. Carlos...More
I took advantage of the coffee plantation tour at Ruiz. Our guide Carlos was extremely knowledgeable about the coffee business and skilled in explaining the operation to us. His sense of humor made this presentation most enjoyable.
I would highly recommend the extended Ruiz tour...More
Yes, as long as they enough to fill the tour van, we were told (we had 5 of us on our tour). If the weather was too rainy/dangerous (as you do walk around amongst the coffee bean trees it might be cancelled).