Learning something new is such a treat, especially on this tour. Discover the history behind two of the world's most common indulgences — coffee and chocolate. You will (of course) get to sample both, but more importantly, you will discover the history and production behind these agricultural staples. Whilst leading up to the tour, consider the fact that technically, neither of these crops is crucial to human survival. Yet, two of the world's luxury crops have become necessities. Can you imagine a world without either of them?
- 2 hrs
- Available Days:
- Sun Mon Wed Thu Fri Sat
- 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM
- Inquire for Transportation
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
The Arenal region is one of Costa Rica's top destinations if you're a fan of outdoor adventure, but the area offers so much more. Enjoy cultural tours where you can learn about the history of the region, and the agricultural products they produce. Suport local entrepreneurs at farmer's markets and artisinal craft shops. When you are in the mood for action, you can hike to waterfalls, explore rainforest canopies, go whitewater rafting, and so much more. But first, a little knowledge...
This tasty tour is going to teach you all about coffee and chocolate. Edén Organic Farm will serve as your host on this agricultural expedition. Your bilingual guide will explain the history of these two important crops. Cultivated since the Mesoamerican era, chocolate was not enjoyed by all as it is today. Once upon a time, this "Gift of The Gods," was reserved for ancient high society. Explore how the theobroma cacao fruit goes from bean to bar you witness the full production cycle of cocoa and finished forms of chocolate.
Do you have any idea what goes into creating the cup of coffee you enjoy every morning? Even if you grind your own beans before brewing, how did the perfect roast make it to your local market or coffee shop? Why don't all coffees taste the same? These questions and more will be answered during your coffee workshop experience. Explore a real coffee plantation full of red coffee berries, and learn about the growing process. Not only will you sample coffee, you'll learn how to roast, dry, and brew your ideal cup!
The First Adventure of Many
Our daily indulgences have to come from somewhere, and on this tour, you'll learn how the Central American nation of Costa Rica produces some of the goodies you enjoy. This is one of the tastiest tours you can go on during your holiday, but it's not your only option. Let your Anywhere Local Expert help you add an assortment of amazing activities to your itinerary, along with great accommodations and transportation to make this your best vacation yet!
What to Bring
- Jacket or sweater/jumper in case of cool weather.
- Money to purchase products and souvenirs.
- Bilingual guided tour.
- Round trip transportation.
Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “BOOKING REQUEST” for full details.
Interesting and very informative. Very relaxing, friendly atmosphere .
Lots of fun.
Highly recommend this experience and the farm that delivered it. They took excellent care of us and we enjoyed it a lot.