The Best Things to do in Heredia, Costa Rica
Located in the fertile highlands of Costa Rica's central valley, Café Britt has been running plantation tours since 1991. This tour includes visits to both the coffee plantation and roastery, where you''ll watch workers and learn the art of professional coffee tasting.
Why not experience one of the most gorgeous river rafting trips in the world on the Pacuare River. It lives in the lush valley of Turrialba in the Central Valley of Costa Rica known for its exuberant beauty, wildlife and great rapids. This trip is excellent for those 14 years and up and for the adventurous beginner to the experienced rafter.
This tour allows you to experience the tropical environment of Heredia, Costa Rica, as well as the bright, rich flavors of its native coffee beans. Café Britt coffee farm is a gourmet coffee farm that strives to offer the finest possible Costa Rican coffee.
Sloths have exploded in popularity lately, but Costa Rican wildlife centers have championed these animals long before they were the tree-dwelling mammals du jour. This tour allows you to experience two-toed sloths up close while you enjoy a nice cup of Costa Rican coffee.
In the mountains 20 minutes north of San Jose, Sibú Chocolate uses their own organic cocoa beans to make dark and milk chocolate candies. On your tour you’ll taste every phase of the chocolate-making process, including the raw cacao fruit and the freshly toasted beans. You’ll also get a taste of chocolate history, and sip a hot chocolate drink made following a recipe from the 1500s.
On this tour you’ll get a good look at some of the environment that makes Costa Rica an ecological wonder. First you’ll see the Britt coffee plantation, and learn about Costa Rican coffee. Then you’ll head to La Paz waterfall gardens for an outdoor lunch and an informative look at local flora and fauna.
Beyond an outstanding multi day rafting excursion this 4 day journey allows visitors to partake in a variety of nature and adventure activities within the Pacuare River Valley including rafting, canopy tour, hiking as well as education about community conservation efforts.