1. Costa Rica
  2. Alajuela Province
  3. La Fortuna
  4. Arenal Volcano

La Fortuna: Rainforest Chocolate Tour

Product ID: 382875
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Experience a hands-on program, that lets you eat all the chocolate you want. Discover the ancient secrets of chocolate: from its discovery and use in tropical America to the processing of the product we know and enjoy today.
About this activity
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Duration: 1.5 hours
Starting times 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience a rainforest chocolate tour from La Fortuna
  • Enjoy a hands-on chocolate experience
  • Learn about the "Gift of the Gods" — the cacao tree — and the production and harvesting of chocolate
  • Visit a farm where cocoa is grown, processed, and produced
  • Admire the views of the majestic Arenal Volcano
Full description
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.
Includes
  • Chocolate tasting
  • Professional guide
  • Guided tour of Rainforest Chocolate estate
  • Admission fees
  • Food tasting
  • Live tour commentary provided in English or Spanish
  • Local taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Roundtrip transportation to and from your hotel

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

La Fortuna - Catarata Río Fortuna, Provincia de Alajuela, San Carlos, Costa Rica

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• Wheelchair accessible
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
• This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers per time slot; if by any chance the time you choose has already reached the maximum, the local partner will be getting in touch for adjusting you to the closest available group
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From US$ 26 US$ 20.80 per person