Chocolate Tours in Costa Rica
Chocolate has a rich history in Costa Rica. Made from the seeds the cacao tree, chocolate has been used in ceremonial drinks, as currency, and for desert. Chocolate tours in Costa Rica teach travelers about the growing, harvesting, and drying process. You’ll learn about how chocolate was used in ancient cultures and how it’s processed today. And you’ll also get to try some fantastic organic chocolate.
This tour takes you to some of the most interesting sites that surround Arenal Volcano National Park.
This 3-in-1 tour gives visitors a taste of the incredible scenery surrounding the Arenal Volcano. You’ll go on a safari float, stroll to the La Fortuna waterfall, and take a tour of a chocolate plantation.
This combo tour takes you on an energetic adventure during the first part of the day, and ends with a hands-on chocolate cooking class later in the afternoon. Between tours you’ll be served a typical Costa Rica lunch.
The Watsi Bribri people lived in Costa Rica long before the Spanish arrived. On a visit to the foothills of the Talamanca Mountains, you’ll have the chance to meet the modern-day Bribri and learn about their pre-Columbian culture.
This tour combines a safari float with a chocolate tour.
Explore the rich diversity of the rainforest on a 2-in-1 hanging bridge and chocolate tour.
Diamante Eco Adventure Park is an aerial playground in the jungle of Costa Rica.
This tour is an incredible introduction to the Costa Rican landscape. You’ll get to see the majestic plunge of the La Fortuna waterfall and take a tour of a local chocolate plantation.
Set just outside Manuel Antonio and Quepos, the Villa Vanilla Spice Plantation grows an assortment of spices, medicinal plants, and exotic fruits. On this half-day tour you’ll explore the plantation and experience how vanilla is grown, harvested, and cooked with.
Finca Luna gives guest to opportunity to experience one of Costa Rica’s most famous exports, Chocolate.
This tour introduces you to the origins of modern-day chocolate. Along the way, you’ll learn about the history of cocoa agriculture.
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 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?
It’s no secret that Costa Rica is famous for coffee. On this tour, you’ll be exposed to the wonderful world of coffee, including its history, tradition and present-day production. You'll also learn about the growing, harvesting, and production of chocolate and sugar cane.
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.
Don Juan Tours provides the history of coffee and chocolate while walking you through how the plant is processed.
On this 2-hour tour you’ll get to see a functioning chocolate farm and sample chocolate at every stage of its transformation from a hearty plant into candy.
This tour gives you an interesting look into the history and cultivation of cocoa in Costa Rica. At each stage of cocoa production, you’ll be encouraged to touch, smell, and taste.
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.
Combining two of the country’s most adrenalin-packed activities, this tour will have you rappelling down waterfalls and surging over white-water rapids! Set in Costa Rica’s Northern Lowlands near the base of the Arenal Volcano, the scenery for this tour couldn’t be any more beautiful.
This expedition at the Buena Vista Lodge allows tour members to enjoy canopy tours and horseback rides, and hot springs all in one day. Oh right and then there is that 400-meter waterslide through the forest.