Organic Chocolate Tour

Finca Luna gives guest to opportunity to experience one of Costa Rica’s most famous exports, Chocolate.

The Lodge holds a plantation of over 300 cocoa trees. The Cocoa tree is one of the most important native species in Latin America. This chocolate eco-tour is educational as well as tasty and fun. On it you will learn the important properties of this valuable product besides the one everyone knows. The nutritional, medicinal and cultural values of Cacao are just as vital as its main by product, chocolate.

First is a trip to the plantation to see the 40 year old trees and learn how the Cocoa is harvested. At a nearby ranch you will learn about the history of Cacao. Next you will take part in the chocolate making process. You will be shown the process of fermentation and seed drying. You will be able to help roast and grind the fruit. Once you have completed the process you will have a chance to taste your creation, Cajuli or liquid chocolate. Personalize you drink by adding different spices to subtly change the flavor. After the drink you will learn how to make chocolate bars using the farms professional equipment. The tour takes 3 hours and is acceptable for ages 7 and up.

What to Bring:

Quick dry clothing or poncho, socks, sun block, mosquito repellent, camera

What's Included:

Entrance fee, rubber boots, professional bilingual guides, 5 organic chocolate mini bars, and chocolate drink.

Transportation

Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.

What to Bring:

Quick dry clothing or poncho, socks, sun block, mosquito repellent, camera

What's Included:

Entrance fee, rubber boots, professional bilingual guides, 5 organic chocolate mini bars, and chocolate drink.

Transportation

Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.

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