This experience will start with a short 30-minute walk, where we will introduce you to the Central Pacific transitional forest, during the walk, we can observe the amazing flora and fauna, once the walk is over its time to start with the Chocolate Experience. This park has the first international cocoa collection of the Central Pacific, during the tour you will learn about the different varieties of cocoa, as well as the ancestral history and the impact on the world economy and the most important part is that you will be able to try the actual Cocoa fruit before the process, also be part of the cocoa production process, as well as try different types of chocolate and mix it with tropical fruits. As an additional plus on this tour you will learn about 2 of the most traditional agricultural products of Costa Rica, sugar cane and coffee, and you will have direct contact with the plants and the natural history of these crops. At the end of the experience, there will be organic chocolate bars with different cocoa percentages as well as other cocoa products for purchase.
- Includes: guided tour with a bilingual guide, tasting of chocolate and fruits,*roundtrip transportation.
- What to bring: comfortable clothes, sunscreen, tennis shoes, sunglasses, and a camera.
- Duration: aproximately 2 hours of guided tour.
- Times: 8 am, 10 am, 1 pm or 3 pm.
- Price: $50 per person.
*Transportation included in the Jaco, Herradura area. Email us for pricing from different locations.