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Rainforest Chocolate Tour

| Road to Waterfall of La Fortuna, In Front of Cabinas La Catarata, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 856-3000, Costa Rica
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Rainforest Chocolate Tour from La Fortuna
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Rainforest Chocolate Tour The sweetest rainforest experience 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 2-hour “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.
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| Road to Waterfall of La Fortuna, In Front of Cabinas La Catarata, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 856-3000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This tour shows you how chocolate was grown and processed into delicious food.The history of chocolate is explained with insight and humour.The tastings are well worth the tour.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I did this cocoa tour and we left the tour very educated about the process of how Cocoa is turned into chocolate. You get free spoonfuls of chocolate with toppings as much as you can eat! I stopped after 4 spoonfuls:) The...More

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This was really unique. We literally made - or saw steps not possible in a 2 hour visit - chocolate. And it was really good. You have to do the tour though otherwise you miss the whole point of visiting. Guide was very insightful. His...More

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It was a very safe place to park.
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For the volunteering option, it was 54$ per adult and 35$ per kids
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Response from trav122 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do... you can even purchase their chocolate bars on site with credit card. Enjoy!
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