With the view of the majestic Arenal Volcano in La Fortuna of San Carlos, enjoy the sweetest rainforest experience and discover the ancient secrets of chocolate.
- 2 hrs
- Available Days:
- Every day
- 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
Considered as “a gift of the Gods”, the cacao tree was very important to the ancient culture. It was not only used as a ceremonial drink, but its seeds were used as currency.
In this 2-hour “hands-on” program, you will have the opportunity to participate in the production process, from the harvesting of the fruit to drying and grinding of the seed. At the end, you'll get to try a drink of the high-quality organic chocolate.
What to Bring
Comfortable walking shoes, insect repellent, sunscreen and a camera.
Guided tour and chocolate tasting.
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Great tour. Guide was fantastic. We really enjoyed it.
Excelente tour, el guía fue muy profesional y explicaba muy bien. La cata del chocolate y el proceso de elaboración fueron muy interesante y ricos. Ampliamente recomendado
very fun tour. Only there was no transportation back, but it was a short walk to town.
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