Enjoy the best of the Costa Rican tropical nature and culture. Visit an indigenous museum?to learn about the ancestral cures and traditions of the natives that still live in the deep forests of Central America. Then you will see the actual process of the bananas while your certified tour guide tells you the story of the “Banana Republics” that started in Costa Rica. Afterward, You will visit an active cocoa plantation and a tour that will take you from the plant to the delicious melting sensation in your mouth. And then! The rainforests, the wildlife, and the pristine sea waters. Your guide will point the monkeys, sloths, iguanas and so much more! You will then enjoy a delicious Caribbean typical meal with exotic tropical flavors. You will then pass by a fruit stand to try some fascinating fruits and a supermarket to get some of the Costa Rican delicious coffee. To end it up you will have a sightseeing tour of Limon Port before heading happily to the port.
What You Can Expect
At first, you will see the indigenous museum. As Cocoa Trails is partly managed by the indigenous of the area, in this part of the tour you will learn about the native culture as well about the remedies based on medicinal plants and herbs. On a second step, you will enter the bananas plantation area, where our guide will tell you all about the history that turned the wild Costa Rican Caribbean area into the first banana plantations of Central America, the train tracks that came with it and the Jamaican Afro-Caribbean population that arrived to change our history forever.? ?And, well! Here comes chocolate!
Moreover, this is where you will learn everything about this delicious product. From the rainforest trees, its fruits on the bark of the trees, how they go from green to dark red and how they are harvested and processed.??They will show you the original process of cocoa with the old tools and the old classical taste of the first chocolates.
Once you finish this part of the tour, you will hop back on our transportation to go to the Cahuita National Park to start a walk that will stay in your memories forever.??Not only because of the fantastic white sand beach and turquoise sea, but also because of the incredible amount of wildlife you will enjoy this trail. Your local guide will be pointing monkeys, birds, snakes, iguanas, and more!
Cahuita is the essence of the pure life that makes Costa Rica so popular! Furthermore, it is undiscovered.
And in this paradise, you will have some time to simply lay on the beach, try the warm ocean or walk by yourself while looking for more wildlife.?After you enjoy the perks of being on vacation, you will go into one of the best restaurants in the South Caribbean to try their delicious coconut recipes.??On the way back to Limon you will stop at a fruit stand to try some exuberant tropical fruits at a supermarket to shop for some coffee and typical Costa Rican goodies. And at the end a sightseeing tour of this small city that harbors the most important commercial ports of Costa Rica.
- Luxurious Transportation
- Bilingual Specialized Tour Guide
- Entrance fee to the Cocoa Trails, indigenous?museum, chocolate museum
- Cahuita National Park Entrance Fee
- Typical Caribbean Lunch
- Fruit Stand Samples
- Grocery Shopping for coffee and other goodies
- Limon Sightseeing Tour
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Minimum drinking age is 18 years
- May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
- Wheelchair accessible
- At the time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at the time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
- Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
- A minimum of 4?people per booking is required
You can present either a paper or mobile ticket for this activity.
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7 hours (approx.)
Returns to original departure point