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San Jose: Tropical Rainforest & Chocolate Adventure

by Urban Adventures Duration 10h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is $150

Visit Tirimbina Rainforest Center for a chocolate tour and discover the wonders behind one of the world's most tantalizing foods—chocolate. En route to this amazing place, stop at La Virgen del Socorro (a private reserve) and eat lunch at a local restaurant owned by Doña Marielos.

Enjoy private transportation through the Caribbean lowlands and Braulio Carrillo National Park to the Sarapiquì area, one of the best spots in Costa Rica to experience the many wonders of the tropical rainforest. Your certified naturalist guide leads you through the highlands to La Selva Reserve, one of the best birding spots in Costa Rica.

Head to the La Selva Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS). La Selva has been a pioneering site in education, research, conservation, and ecotourism in Costa Rica since 1963, and is one of the first private protected areas in the country. Together La Selva and the Braulio Carrillo National Park are part of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Head off to discover the secrets and marvels of one of humankind's favorite foods: chocolate. With its origins in Mesoamerica, cacao has a rich and extraordinary history in this part of the world. Your San Jose chocolate tour includes a visit to a cacao plantation to check out the forest and wild species of cacao as well as understand the process of turning cacao into chocolate. Enjoy tastings of cacao and other organic chocolate products.

Visit Tirimbina Rainforest Center for a chocolate tour and discover the wonders behind one of the world's most tantalizing foods—chocolate. En route to this amazing place, stop at La Virgen del Socorro (a private reserve) and eat lunch at a local restaurant owned by Doña Marielos.

Enjoy private transportation through the Caribbean lowlands and Braulio Carrillo National Park to the Sarapiquì area, one of the best spots in Costa Rica to experience the many wonders of the tropical rainforest. Your certified naturalist guide leads you through the highlands to La Selva Reserve, one of the best birding spots in Costa Rica.

Head to the La Selva Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS). La Selva has been a pioneering site in education, research, conservation, and ecotourism in Costa Rica since 1963, and is one of the first private protected areas in the country. Together La Selva and the Braulio Carrillo National Park are part of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Head off to discover the secrets and marvels of one of humankind's favorite foods: chocolate. With its origins in Mesoamerica, cacao has a rich and extraordinary history in this part of the world. Your San Jose chocolate tour includes a visit to a cacao plantation to check out the forest and wild species of cacao as well as understand the process of turning cacao into chocolate. Enjoy tastings of cacao and other organic chocolate products.

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7:00 AM, Tropical Rainforest & Chocolate Adventure - 7 AM includes Food Only

Duration 10h No booking or credit card fees
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$150

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San Jose: Tropical Rainforest & Chocolate Adventure

Activity Location

La Selva Reserve

San José

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • National Stadium

    Avenida de Las Américas

    San José

  • National Theatre of Costa Rica

    Paseo de la Segunda República Centro

    San Pedro


Highlights

  • Happiness & bliss with San Jose's chocolate & wildlife

  • Secrets of one of the world's favorite foods—chocolate

  • Tasty samples of cacao & other organic chocolate products

  • Exotic animals & plants at UNESCO-listed La Selva Reserve

  • Natural history of the tropical rainforest's flora & fauna


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of La Selva Tropical Rainforest

  • Admission fees

  • Lunch

  • Samples of chocolate

  • Transportation

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Additional food and beverages not listed as Inclusions


Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are complimentary.

  • You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • Maximum group size is 12 people.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


San Jose: Tropical Rainforest & Chocolate Adventure ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

2.8 out of 5

5/5 Feb 1, 2018

Me and my friend had a great time. The tour guide Eric was fantastic, one of the most passionated person I ever met. The whole tour felt like a private trip around San Jose, would highly recommend!!!

Jun 2, 2017

It was an awesome experience. We saw lots of wildlife in their natural surroundings and witnessed some ancient practices with awesome tasting chocolate in various forms from the rosated nibs to actual processed candy! Highly recommend this adventure!

A verified traveler

United States