El Mercadito Cooking like a Tico

El Mercadito
Cooking like a Tico

• REGION: Central Valley
• LOCATION: Silencio Hotel
• LEVEL: Easy
• MINIMUM AGE: 8 years
• DURATION: Half Day Activity
• WHAT TO BRING: Comfortable shoes, shorts, insect repellent, camera
• WHAT’S INCLUDED: Entrance Fee & Guide

Perfect for shopping and cooking enthusiasts! This fun experience starts off with a list of delicious ingredients for a traditional Costa Rican stew. Aphoto guide will help you undertake yourmission: To find, select, and purchase the freshestproduce at the community market! You will be given ₡5000 (about $10) and your Eco-Concierge will reveal pointers to make the most of your money. In the process, you will have a chance to interact with local farmers as you learn about their daily lives and culture. Back at El Silencio, you will make a hearty Olla de Carne stew to be enjoyed at dinner.