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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
+506 2479 0090
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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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+506 2479 0090

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Reviewed 1 week ago

"G" was wonderful.... we had a great time learning all about the process!! Great tour and got to see exciting animals and learn how they make the Chocolate!!!!

Thank Jackie L
Carlos C, Owner at Rainforest Chocolate Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for share your experience. We're glad you have a good time with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide recommended this place because Sibu chocolate was closed. When we arrived, we were not greeted and the people working there seemed bothered when we walked in. We told them we were here for the tour, only to find out that they did...More

Thank Mike G
Carlos C, Owner at Rainforest Chocolate Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Wrong location, we are 120kms far from Sibu, and we didn't have any issue with our credit card machine. Please check the business, that really you want to complaint about it.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our kids aged 8 and 12 really wanted to go on this tour, and while it was education for them to see how chocolate was made, the tour felt kind of short and pricy for what it was. It was $117 for all 4 of...More

Thank StephB481
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guides Kevin and Jason were awesome and the chocolate? The best I've ever tasted! This tour is not to be missed.

Thank texaschannagirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kevin was our tour leader and did an excellent job leading the tour in English. It was her informative and delicious! A must stop for chocolate history and tasting.

Thank Kate G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four took this tour and learned a lot about cacao, its origin, how it is made the traditional way, and how companies use it nowadays. Our guide was excellent and very entertaining. The chocolate tasting was absolutely delicious and you can try...More

Thank Guillaume C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting and educational. Our guide "El Chapo" was fun and made the tour very entertaining. Had a 6 year old with us and he was able to keep her interest most of the time. We learned a lot about chocolate.

Thank Dkayh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't expecting it to be so much fun. We went in a large group of 13 with a mix of adults and teens, and everyone was engaged. Our guide Kevin was very passionate, knowledgeable, and was a big hit with everyone. Strongly recommend this 2...More

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Carlos C, Owner at Rainforest Chocolate Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for share your experience! We're happy you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Truly interesting and educational guide around the cacao industry. Our tour guide (whose name shamefully escapes me) was incredibly knowledgeable about his topic, teaching not just on the process, but also the global trade of cacao/chocolate. We got to taste/smell and observe all of the...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a great time on this chocolate tour. The guide, Kevin was very informative. He explained the history of cacao, took us through the cacao trees on the property and explained the steps to make chocolate. As part of the tour, you get to drink...More

Thank Devani D
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Mélanie H
8 March 2017|
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Response from Joel T | Reviewed this property |
For the volunteering option, it was 54$ per adult and 35$ per kids
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5 February 2017|
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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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Jenneth Z
11 November 2016|
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Response from Carlos C | Property representative |
You can call to our office +506 2479-0090, the guidelines of this place do not let to publish the email, but you can check on the website our email
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