Coffee Plantation Tour Monteverde + Chocolate Tour + Sugar Cane
Duration: 3 hours approx.
Tour Times: 8:00am – 10:00am – 1:00pm – 3:00pm.
Adult Fare: $60 USD per person.
Child Fare 3-8 years old: $40USD per person.
Includes: transportation, entrance fees, coffee, chocolate and sugar cane tasting.
You will learn all the stages, starting with the plant, the harvest, drying, toasting and grinding of the bean, then, try a cup of the beverage we enjoy every morning and during the day . This is the beverage we find anywhere and everywhere. Always tasty, always comforting.
3-in-1 Combo Tour! Coffee, Chocolate and Sugar Cane Production (with the emphasis on Coffee!)
The Coffee Tour in Monteverde Costa Rica offers an interesting opportunity to learn about coffee and Costa Rican folklore. During the coffee tour, participants will learn about the history, cultivation, and operation of a functioning coffee ‘beneficio’. Visitors will have a chance to pick coffee and take part in the different steps involved in coffee production.
The Coffee Tour is a chance to experience first hand the tradition that is the growing of coffee in Costa Rica. The farm has a typical ox-drawn cart that you can take a ride in. The Tour lasts two hours and involves a half kilometers walk along an easy trail. The tour takes place on a coffee farm located two kilometers outside of Santa Elena – Monteverde.
Everybody loves chocolate! And on this 30 minute tour you will learn all about the world of chocolate. Besides learning about its history there is a hands-on element where you will participate in the chocolate making process.
You will have the opportunity to taste the cacao fruit and learn how the cocoa beans are converted into delicious chocolate. Gain insight into the traditional method of roasting the beans, separating the husks and grinding the beans.
Finally you get to taste the chocolate that you’ve helped to make and flavor!
A short 15 minute demonstation about sugar cane production. Learn about the historical methods of extraction and why many farmers had their own sugar cane mills. You can also participate in making sugar cane the traditional way and enjoy a glass of pure sugar cane juice.
What to bring:
Confortable clothes, rainjacket or umbrella.
Note: Coffee harvesting season: November to February