Campesino Tour

Campesino Tour

• REGION: Northern Plains
• LOCATION: La Fortuna
• LEVEL: Moderate
• MINIMUM AGE: 10 years
• APPROX PICK UP TIME: 9:30 am
• DURATION: Half day
• WHAT TO BRING: Camera, hat, comfortable clothes and shoes, sunscreen and insect repellent
• WHAT’S INCLUDED: Transportation, bilingual guide, equipment, bottled mineral water, snacks, traditional Costa Rican lunch and farm entrance fee

After this warm welcome, we will learn to milk the cows. Everyone will have the opportunity to give it a try,especially the little ones. Next, we will taste-test homemade liquor,chocolate, and fresh milk while we observe the “alambique”, the artisanal liquor distillation process. Afterwards, we will participate in the sugar cane extraction to obtain a delicious juice and then try it alone, with spearmint,liquor, or other of the farm’s organic products. We will visit a small archaeological ranch where we can observe some ancient indigenous pieces and put them to workin the artisanal process of making chocolate from the cocoa fruit to the delicious chocolate we love. Finally, you can walk through and admire the orchid and medicinal plant gardens. After the journey, we will share with the other visitors while we enjoy farm-fresh favorites like coffee, cheese,tortillas, hash, and others. Without a doubt, this is an experience filled with true Costa Rican culture, customs, and traditions that you will never forget.

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