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El Trapiche Tour

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Address: Costa Rica
Phone Number: (506) 2645-5271
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Spur of the moment but brilliant !!

Decided to do this one afternoon and it turned out to be an excellent call Very interesting and informative experience through a working coffee plantation ,tasting beans/sugar... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Decided to do this one afternoon and it turned out to be an excellent call Very interesting and informative experience through a working coffee plantation ,tasting beans/sugar cane etc at various stages, making sugar. Very hands on - our guide was the owner's nephew and was absolutely excellent and v funny Great trip

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Barbados
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

If the production of coffee, sugar and cocoa interests you this tour is a must. Very well presented, interactive and interesting.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This was so fun! You get to sample sugar cane, coffee, and chocolate while learning how it's all made from start to finish. Very friendly guides and a great value!

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We had a great time on this tour! Our tour guide Kristi was really knowledgeable and entertaining. We learned all about the process of growing and processing sugar cane, cacao and coffee in a very hands on and tasty way! You get to try everything and even make your own sugar candy. Afterwards you try a delicious traditional dish -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We had a great tour, much more than what we expected. The kids had a chance to experience how cafe, sugar and chocolate is made, without knowing any word in English 😀 We had a chocolate tour a day before but it was too theoretical so they lost interest very fast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is a family owned plantation that provides a 3 in 1 tour about coffee, sugarcane and chocolates! The family is very passionate about what they do and the guide ( one of the sons) is very knowledgeable and entertaining. There is tasting throughout the tour and a wagon ride. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Now there's chocolate tour included with Sugar Cane and Coffee. I went because of the Sugar Cane and I just couldn't wait to taste the cane. The best juicy natural treat ever. I do not drink coffee nor chocolate so it was nice to lean about all three products. Local families had to change their life styles in many cases... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The tour was great. You walk through the farm with the tour guide who is the fourth-generation farmer. We learned a lot about sugarcane coffee plants and chocolate production. We were able to see how the coffee was dried and ground. The same is true for the sugarcane and the Coco. At the end of the tour we drank coffee... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a very good tour (the price is too high but in line with the local competition). You learn (see/touch/taste) about growing and processing of: coffee (homegrown), cacao>>chocolate (imported but homegrown in the near future), sugar cane, with side orders of bananas, pineapples, sugar cane moonshine. The guide really seemed to know well what he was talking about (and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This was truly a positive surprise, we didn't have high expectations but the guide was excellent. Much information and interesting and you could also get the samples and make your own candy - brilliant. Things that bothered were the fact of time (we were a bit busy, but our group had a lot of questions). We also bought a package... More 

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Address: Costa Rica
Phone Number: (506) 2645-5271
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde

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