Rainforest Chocolate Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Location: Arenal Volcano
Departure: am, pm
Includes: Transport, bilingual guide, entrance fee, chocolate tour
Bring: Hiking shoes, poncho, hat, repellent, camera

Learn the ancient secrets of chocolate. Our Rainforest chocolate tour begins when you are picked up in your hotel, we will travel to a cocoa plantation, located outside the town of la Fortuna, Arenal area. Once there, you will be welcomed by the staff, your guide will give you a brief introduction to the origins and history of chocolate. You will hike through a cocoa plantation, where you will learn about the growth cycle of cocoa trees, the flowers, pollinators, and fruits, and their importance to wildlife.
Next, you will learn about the process of making chocolate, the process includes drying the seeds, fermentation, grinding, and roasting the beans. You’ll have the opportunity to taste a chocolate drink in which you can add different ingredients. Tasting is included! The rainforest chocolate tour is an eco-project developed by Mr. Carlos Chavarria. He was the director of the la Tirimbina biological station in the Department of Environmental Education. Also, he works as a naturalist guide sharing his knowledge and experience with all visitors. This type of eco-project is very important to promote conservation through education. Your support is very important for present and future generations.

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    Cancellation policy: Cancellation must be made a full 72 hours prior to the service, otherwise a penalty of 100% will be applied

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