Britt Coffee Tour And Chocolate Tasting From San Jose

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
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  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    10am
  • Departure Details :
    Departs from San Jose hotels
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

No doubt youve heard Costa Rica makes excellent coffee. Learn the lifecycle of gourmet coffee on this half-day tour at Caf Britt, one of the countrys premier coffee plantations. Pick up the experts secrets on selecting, roasting and packaging only the finest-quality beans. Start and end the tour with samplings of different coffees, paired with chocolate. A delicious buffet lunch and hotel transport from San Jose are included. Youll go home knowing how to break the cup, a method used by specialists to assess and grade coffee.

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Lunch included

Know More about this tour

After morning pickup from your San Jose hotel, travel north with your guide for about seven miles (12 km) toward Heredia, the smallest of Costa Ricas provinces, dotted with charming towns, coffee plantations and dense vegetation. Head up winding roads to the tiny town of Barva de Heredia and arrive at Caf Britt, one of the countrys most well-known coffee producers. Founded in 1985, Caf Britt boasts itself as Costa Ricas first gourmet coffee roaster.

Kick off your 1.5-hour tour of the sustainable coffee farm with tastings of two freshly produced coffees, along with bites of chocolate. At the nursery, watch a live presentation that traces the coffee beans growing cycle and selection process. Hear about how the countrys unique climate and diverse terrain provide ideal conditions for cultivating gourmet-quality beans.

At the roastery, get a behind-the-scenes look at Caf Britts various roasting and packaging techniques that allow the beans to stay fresh as theyre delivered anywhere in the world. Learn about how experts break the cup or cup coffee to identify and grade the quality of coffee.

By now the heady aromas will surely have worked up your appetite; walk over to the on-site restaurant located amid lush gardens. With traditional music playing in the background, enjoy a buffet lunch made from locally sourced ingredients, including salad, several main course options (vegetarian dish available), dessert, fruit juices and water.

What better way to wrap up a meal at a coffee plantation than visiting its coffee bar? Sip a coffee beverage of your choice, paired with chocolate. Then, stroll through the factory store and pick up coffee to take home (shipping is available) before boarding your minivan that takes you back to San Jose.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Coffee plantation tour
  • Buffet lunch
  • Coffee and chocolate samples
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

It is recommended that you wear long pants, comfortable shoes and bring a jacket and a camera

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund