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Britt Coffee Tour and Chocolate Tasting from San Jose

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    Costa Rica's climate and mineral-rich volcanic soil help produce excellent coffee favored around the globe. Your caffeinated tour begins with pickup at your San Jose hotel in the morning, followed by a short, scenic drive to the charming town of Barva de Heredia. This is the home of Café Britt, the first gourmet coffee producer in Costa Rica.

    Start the morning off right with tastings of two different estate coffees paired with chocolate bites. Embark on a coffee plantation tour to learn about the history of coffee growing in Costa Rica and hear from experts how the best beans make the journey from earth to cup. Visit the roastery for an insider’s look at how beans are carefully roasted to bring out their flavor and then packaged and shipped to coffee lovers all around the world. 

    After your tour, savor a buffet lunch of locally sourced dishes at the on-site restaurant, surrounded by lovely garden scenery. Round out your meal with a hot beverage of your choice from Café Britt’s coffee bar, paired with more delicious chocolate.

    You’ll have a chance to browse the factory store and purchase a bag or two of beans to take home before the return drive to San Jose.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    San José Province, San José, Costa Rica

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up on the hotels of the list
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Coffee plantation tour
    • Lunch - Buffet lunch
    • Coffee and chocolate samples
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Britt Coffee Tour
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    • Gratuities
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    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
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The tour was quite good at presenting the nature of the coffee industry. Britt is a processor and blender of coffee beans. It acquires coffee beans from local farmers, processes, evaluates and blends them into the wonderful CR coffee product for overseas shipment. For those who
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    The Britt Coffee Tour was a lot of fun. the tour guides were funny and informative, with a lot of back and forth banter and opportunities along the way to taste the coffee. At the end you land in the gift shop and can taste different chocolate products, There is an area to
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    I had a blast, met some fun people and learned a lot about coffee. Great tour!!! They also have a fun little butterfly sanctuary to visit.
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    While tasting the coffee and chocolates in the gift shop was a delight, as well as the lunch provided, overall the tour lacked excitement. The guides were entertaining, but some jokes could be cheesy. I was expecting to see a coffee plantation, but rather walked around a 0.5
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    The women who gave us the tour were funny and engaging. It showed they really lived their job. Would definitely recommend this tour. The lunch was very good and plenty of coffee and chocolates to try in the store.
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    Response from Sharon S, Product Manager at Britt Coffee Tour and Chocolate Tasting from San Jose
    Responded 22 Dec 2019
    Dear cmlangelier, thanks so much for sharing your experience with us. We hope you'll come and see us again soon!
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