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San Jose: Classic Coffee Britt Tour with Lunch

San Jose: Classic Coffee Britt Tour with Lunch

From US$ 125 per person

Explore Costa Rica’s premium coffee plantation on this 5-hour guided tour of Café Britt. Enjoy gourmet coffee, chocolate & a traditional buffet lunch.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Please provide the name of your hotel in San José or around (Heredia, Alajuela, Escazú, others) to arrange pickup service. Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. The tour guide will be holding a sign with your last name on it.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

The experience
  • Visit a coffee plantation and roastery accompanied by a professional guide
  • Learn how gourmet coffee is cultivated and graded by experts
  • Stroll through lush gardens and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch
  • Sample a coffee beverage, paired with chocolates made by Café Britt
  • Stop by the factory store and pick up coffee and souvenirs to take home
Full description
Embark on a guided tour of Café Britt, one of Costa Rica's premium coffee plantations. Start your day with a relaxing drive through the Costa Rican countryside with a hotel pick-up in an air-conditioned vehicle. Be accompanied by a guide to the plantation. Located in Barva de Heredia, Café Britt place hosts coffee lovers from all over the world. Begin in the nursery for a close look at the finest coffee beans. Follow the journey of gourmet coffee production, from the growing cycle to the selection process. Next, head to the roastery to be enchanted by the aromas of different brews. Discover how different roasting techniques affect the beans and the brew. Your guide will let you in on roasting and packing secrets. These techniques ensure delivery of gourmet coffee from the plantation to homes of coffee lovers worldwide. Learn how Costa Rica’s unique climate and landscapes provide ideal conditions for cultivating these high-quality beans. Witness a professional coffee-tasting session, known as "cupping." Learn how experts “break the cup” to grade the quality of gourmet coffee. Make the most of the outdoor tropical views by stopping for lunch. Savor a buffet featuring local ingredients while listening to tunes of traditional music at Don Prospero Restaurant. End this delicious experience at the coffee bar with coffee, and chocolates. To remember this adventure, visit the factory store and gift shop that can ship souvenirs and fresh coffee back to your home.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off from San José
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Coffee presentation
  • Lunch
  • Coffee and chocolate samples
  • Tips for the guide (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Insect repellent

Know before you go

  • It is recommended to wear long pants, comfortable shoes and bring a jacket
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Product ID: 390942