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Farm El Carmen de Chucuri, Colombia

4.5
21 reviews21

Are you brave enough? Come see our amazing nature in the Colombian Andes!


Immerse yourself in the local culture
A traveler recommended this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with nature
A traveler recommended this experience for reconnecting with nature
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

30h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Gardening
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
Photography
Take, edit and provide amazing photos.
Teaching Languages
Teach a language to guests or local communities.
Farming
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
Additional Fee
This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.
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What you get

1

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Tent
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Dinner
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Support
Support
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Insurance
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The Experience

Enjoy our nature, where you can find peace and nature sounds, around of rivers, mountains, where you can appreciate the Colombian Andes with a vegetation like in the Amazons, with huge trees complete green all year, every year, surrounded of birds with many colors and a lot of wild animales (of course, no dangerous). This area is famous in Colombia for our cocoa beans, used for chocolate makers to make the most delicious chocolates.

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Additional Fee Required

Los voluntarios aportaran US $ 8 al día, por persona, US $4 para ayudar a cubrir gastos de comida y US $4 para ayudar a cubrir gastos de mantenimiento del alojamiento. Esto comenzara a regir a las aplicaciones que lleguen después del 1 de noviembre de 2019.

Requirements

  • Intermediate English and Intermediate Spanish
  • Over 18 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
4 weeks

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  • a) How was your experience with this host?
  • b) How was your day-to-day routine?
  • c) How much did you spend on this trip?

21 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.0

Farm

5.0

Learning & Fun

4.5

How this experience will transform you

1 Immersing in the local culture

1 Get in touch with nature

1 Meeting locals

1 Learning about sustainability

Italy

5

I had a wonderful time at Bosques de Cacao Yariguies! Miguel and his family are very caring and wonderful people. Miguel taught me a lot about cacao and how to work with it, as well as teaching me more about Colombia and its relationship with cacao. The food is great (you get 4 meals a day) and the farm is a wonderful place if you are looking for some time away from society. Plus, I got to eat a lot of one of the best chocolate in the world!

about 3 years ago

Mexico

5

This has been such an amazing experience. The people are so welcoming and kind, they'll make you feel as a part of their family and will teach you about the cocoa process. The place is beautiful, perfect if you're looking for a getaway. The nature here is so pretty, you can swim in the river just by yourself and enjoy being surrounded by trees and gorgeous vegetation. It's a place for brave people though. Be ready for some hard work which involves farm animals and physical activity, but also for peaceful life away from everything. You should expect a long trip as well. Bring tons of bug spray!

over 3 years ago

Canada

4

I had a great week at Bosques de Cacao Yariguies. It's a very remote farm surrounded by lush beauty. I learned to harvest cacao and make chocolate bars. The host family was very kind and served delicious Colombian meals. Would recommend :)

over 3 years ago

India

5

It was great spending 4 weeks at the Finca de Cacao. An opportunity to learn everything related to cacao farming as well as chocolate making along with other activities related to living in the farm. It is a good opportunity to take time out for yourself most days there is no work after lunch.

The host family is very warm and love the food here. a recommended place to visit.

over 3 years ago

France

5

full of energy ! osmose with ThE nature, and an extraordinary family, who take A lot of considaration that you feel you nice.

over 3 years ago

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About the host

Hosted by Miguel A.

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3 published videos
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