Private Britt Coffee Tour from San Jose

Private Britt Coffee Tour from San Jose
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$130
Duration: 5 hours
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During this 5-hour tour you will learn about the coffee industry in Costa Rica from the origin of the plant to the final process in your cup. This tour is perfect for the coffee lovers. Besides visiting the plantation and processing plant, the tour includes a live show with real actors that explain everything about the product and its impact in the local economy.

Your breath-taking adventure begins in the morning from your hotel with a relaxing drive through the wonderful Costa Rican countryside in air-conditioned comfort.

Experience the original Costa Rican coffee tour at the Barva de Heredia farm. Since 1991, over 500,000 guests from around the world have visited the plantation to learn about Costa Rican coffee. Experts will guide you through the lifecycle of gourmet coffee.

Begin in the nursery and follow the beans starting with their growing cycle through careful collection and selection of the finest beans. Learn how Costa Rica’s unique climate and diverse landscapes provide perfect growing conditions for gourmet coffee beans.

Next, you will be enchanted by the aromas of the roaster where you will discover how different roasting techniques affect the beans and the brew. Witness roasting and packing secrets that enables the farm to deliver the best coffee from the plantation to your cup, anywhere in the world.

Learn how experts 'break the cup' by using techniques to taste, or 'cup', coffee to identify and grade the characteristics that qualify it as gourmet.

Finally, surrounded by an outdoor tropical paradise while listening to traditional music, you have an option of savoring a buffet lunch featuring local ingredients from Don Prospero Restaurant. Visit the coffee bar, order and enjoy the coffee beverage of your dreams. Browse the factory store and gift shop and allow us to ship some souvenirs and fresh coffee back to your home where they will remind you of your Costa Rican tropical adventure.

During this 5-hour tour you will learn about the coffee industry in Costa Rica from the origin of the plant to the final process in your cup. This tour is perfect for the coffee lovers. Besides visiting the plantation and processing plant, the tour includes a live show with real actors that explain everything about the product and its impact in the local economy.