Get involved in the traditional process of organic cacao from harvesting the fruit.
Learn about the origin of the cacao trees, the first contact with Europeans, the economic importance and the disease that concerns today’s producers. Get to know the health benefits of dark chocolate including its antioxidants. Find out about the differences in the quality of the beans, as well as the drying and fermenting process.
Your guide will open a ripe chocolate pod for everyone to sample before you participate in the different steps of making great organic chocolate. Toast the beans, peel the seeds and grind them until getting a smooth cocoa liquor. And best of all, taste a delicious chocolate beverage.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Puerto Jimenez|
|TOUR LENGTH||2 Hours|
|PRICES||Puerto Jiménez: $70 per person without transport
Additional $12 per person for a typical lunch
|NOTES||Minimum 2 people.
The location is 15 minutes from Puerto Jiménez on a paved road. We can organize transport for an extra fee.
|CANCELLATION POLICY||Refund 48 hours prior to the trip, less 10% cancellation fee.|