Come visit El Trapiche, a Costa Rican family run business, where you can enjoy a 2 hour guide tour. The tour begins with a walk through a farm where you can get a glimpse of plantations that grow sugar cane, coffee and other crops such as bananas, plantains, root vegetables, oranges and more. During the course of the tour the entire coffee processing procedure is demonstrated; the drying grinding, peeling and roasting. This part of the tour ends with an ox cart ride to the Trapiche where sugar cane is processed. This process begins with grinding sugar cane which turns it into brown sugar. It is in this same place where you will see the “saca de Guaro”, the liquor that is made from sugar cane. Throughout the tour you will have the opportunity to taste various products that are made from sugar cane as well as a delicious cup of coffee.
Departures: 9:45 am and 2:45 pm (from Monday to Saturday). Sunday only at 2:45 pm.( from hotel in Monteverde area).
Return: About 3 hours later.
Included: Transportation, entrance fees, professional and bilingual guide.
What to bring: Hiking shoes, raincoat and camera.
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