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El Trapiche Tour

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This was the first tour we did in Monteverde. It was very informative and entertaining. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor!. There were about ten... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was the first tour we did in Monteverde. It was very informative and entertaining. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor!. There were about ten people in the tour (it was split up so they could have smaller groups). We toured the coffee plantations and got to know firsthand the steps from picking... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on this tour at the end of October, very informative and interesting with lots of treats along the way)

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Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came to Monteverde to do so many things - in the end what fascinated us the most was this tour !!

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Minden, Nevada
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went on this tour with my 16 year old son. He needed to be persuaded as he thought it was going to be boring but ended up being one of his favorite tours in Costa Rica. Our guide had a great personality and made the tour really fun and interesting. The farm has not only the most delicious coffee I've... More 

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Very informative tour. There is a bit of walking up hills. The sugar cooking area and processing are true antiques. We learned so much about coffee here. The guides are friendly. At the end we were treated to coffee and a taco made from a local root.

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We took this tour in April 2017. The tour covers coffee, cane sugar and chocolate and they explain that the farm concentrates on coffee with the cane and cocoa only being there for demonstration during the tour. Very interesting and informative tour done in a fun way with lots of samples and hands-on experience. Younger children would love the ride... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice coffee and cocoa plantation, the guide was friendly, knowledgeable and spoke English very well. We sampled some delicious sugar can, coffees and cocoa at various stages of the process towards chocolate. It also included a sample of rum! And you leave with a huge chunk sugar that has been melted then hardened (a hard fudge-like texture).... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best tour I have ever been on. If you are lucky enough to get Diago then you will be in for a treat. You will learn, laugh & taste. He is informative, knowledgeable & very funny Good group participation which were a mixed group of ages and nationalities You even get to take some molasses home 😁

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great family tour. We learned a ton about the processes we'd been driving past as we toured the Costa Rican countryside. It was great to learn how they process sugarcane, cocoa pods and coffee beans. You get to sample just about everything they produce as part of the tour. Well worth it, highly recommended.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with our 2 young boys aged 9 and 6 on a very hot day. My husband loves coffee and my kids love sugar so we were hoping for something for us all. Our tour was quite large but it wasn't a problem , the guide (the owners son) was great , informative and fun. It turned out to... More 

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