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Rainforest Chocolate Tour

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La Fortuna: Rainforest Chocolate Tour

1. La Fortuna: Rainforest Chocolate Tour

Visit a cocoa farm in the rainforest with majestic views of Arenal Volcano. See where cocoa is grown, processed and produced and unearth the hidden secrets of local chocolate production. This interactive experience lets travelers eat as much chocolate as they want while learning about the history, culture, and traditions of this popular Costa Rican sweet. In this 2-hour hands-on program, have the opportunity to learn interesting facts about cocoa and chocolate, its origin and history. Participate in all aspects of the production process, from the harvesting of the fruit, drying, and grinding of the seeds.  Discover why the cacao tree was very important to ancient cultures. Find out how cacao 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.

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4.9 / 5

based on 55 reviews

This tour is very informative and so much fun! We really enjoyed learning about the history of chocolate and the process of making chocolate. Highly recommend for families with school age children. The guides were well informed and friendly.

The chocolate tour was such a great experience to learn about the process of chocolate making and also how it is grown. The guide was very knowledgable on the history and production of chocolate and showed us every step of the process.

This was a great tour. We received so much information on how it is processed. The chocolate tasting was the best! Katherine was our guide and she was wonderful!! Would definitely recommend this!!

One of the coolest tours I have been to. Very knowledgeable, interactive, various things to do and fun chocolates to taste. And I did say awesome hosts

Such an incredible experience to learn how chocolate is made, and to taste the amazing chocolate was the highlight of our trip!!!