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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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"interesting visit"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This tour was fantastic! We got there early and lounged in hammocks while waiting for our tour. The tour was very interesting and of course delicious. So cool to try freshly made chocolate!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I went to the Rainforest Chocolate Tour in La Fortuna. It was a delightful surprise! The tour was very interesting. But I have to say the the guide Taylor / “Choppo Whapo” (I hope I spelt that correctly) was astounding. We were...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb visit and very enlightening from an educational and historic experience. Walk the grounds of a cacao farm.. although small, it is still very interesting. The staff are incredible... It is a little confusing when you first arrive to the gravel parking lot; there is...More

Thank Barry M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I were a couple of days in arenal and decided to do this tour. We both love chocolate so we had high expectations before we left and were hoping to get a taste of costa rica's best chocolate. The tour started with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and myself did the Rainforest Chocolate tour today and both really enjoyed the experience. Our host, Kevin, was brilliant! Friendly and engaging, and really made the experience what it was! Fascinating to see first hand the traditional & ancient method of chocolate making,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had some a wonderful tour with Rainforest Chcocolate Tour. Our tour guide Taylor was phenomenal! He was so entertaining and engaging that he truly made the experience excellent. We really enjoyed all the history and the audience participation throughout the tour. The chocolate sampling...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very educational and fun for our family (kids ages 4,7,9)! Taste fresh chocolate (all you want) after learning how its made. We really enjoyed our morning here!

Thank Jenn M
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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 7 May 2018 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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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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