With the view of the majestic Arenal Volcano in La Fortuna of San Carlos, enjoy the sweetest rainforest experience, discovering the ancient secrets of chocolate: from its discovery and use, in tropical America, to the processing of the product we know and enjoy today.
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 also used as currency because of its economic value , in many regions of Mesoamerica, including Costa Rica.
In this “hands on” program, you will have the opportunity to learn interesting aspects of cocoa and chocolate, from its origin and history, participating in all the production process, from the harvesting of the fruit, drying and grinding of the seed, also the developing of the traditional drink of our ancestors, and of course enjoying a high quality organic chocolate.
Enjoy this journey through the history, culture, traditions and the flavor.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||La Fortuna, San Carlos.|
|DEPARTURE TIME||8:00am – 10:00am – 1:00pm – 3:00pm|
Where to meet: We pick you up at any Hotel near the region for free. Just let us take care of you.
What to bring: Backpack with poncho, walking shoe or boots, repellent, camera.
Important: Please plan on arriving at least 15 minutes prior to the start time of the tour as we do start on time.