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Farm El Carmen de Chucuri, Colombia

4.5
24 reviews24

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


Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Learn about sustainability
2 travelers learned about sustainability working with this host
Connect with the locals
A traveler recommended this host to have close contact with locals
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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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 Enero de 2021.

Requirements

  • Intermediate English and Intermediate Spanish
  • Between 18 and 50 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

May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
4 weeks

Talk to those who have lived the experience

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  • c) How much did you spend on this trip?

24 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.0

Farm

4.5

Learning & Fun

4.5

How this experience will transform you

2 Learning about sustainability

1 Meeting locals

1 Get in touch with nature

1 Immersing in the local culture

France

5

Miguel and Clara's familly welcomed us very well ! :)
It was a great sharing culture and learning a lot about cacao farm and chocolate manufacturing !
I clearly recommend you to try this awesome experience ! :)

20 days ago

France

5

These two weeks have been a great experience with Miguel and his welcoming family with whom we shared amazing moments and many cultural exchanges around chocolate of course, but also food and games !

21 days ago

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!

over 4 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!

almost 5 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 :)

almost 5 years ago

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About the host

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Hosted by Miguel A.

Response Rate
This host usually answers to 70% of the messages
Response Time
This host usually writes back in 3 days
3 published videos
This host has 3 published videos showing a little bit about their place

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