The El Trapiche Tour teaches 3 important products of Costa Rica and provide a glance of Costa Rican culture. The tour consists of a walk over the farm trails, starting with coffee production you will learn all the process from the plant to the cup. One of the main highlights that El Trapiche offers is the old and new methods of coffee production used in Costa Rica. You will have the opportunity to enjoy of a small ride on a oxen cart down to the Cacao Laboratory, here you will be able to create your own chocolate from cacao beans and taste your creation! Towards the end of the tour you will learn about the last product, sugarcane. Take a look at the great demonstration of getting out the sugar cane from the plant with the help of the oxen and create your own sugarcane candy which you can take later with you. The tours ends on the kitchen of the house, with a small snack, cup of coffee and delicious homemade lemonade with sugarcane.
Recommended Ages: 0-99 years
Duration: 2 hours plus transport time
Tour Times: Monday to Saturday: 10:00am & 3:00pm; Sundays: 3:00pm tour only
Includes: Transport, bilingual guide and snack
What to bring: Comfortable walking shoes, sun block, insect repellent
Minimum of people: 1