Don Juan Coffee Tour Monteverde
Top Rated 3-in-1 Coffee, Chocolate and Sugar Tour in Monteverde
- Adult 12+ years old
- Child 5-11 years old
- Local All Ages
Don Juan Coffee Tour Monteverde
Don Juan Coffee Tour Monteverde is a 2.5-hour 3-in-1 Farm Tour featuring how to produce Coffee, Chocolate, and Sugar in Monteverde, Costa Rica.
You will visit their local farm with plantations and rudimentary machinery for production, which will give you a good insight into the process of producing coffee and Chocolate and a taste of the local culture.
You will learn end-to-end production processes at our local farm, make your chocolate and sugarcane candy, and treat yourself with delicious typical homemade snacks.
Experience the Coffee Process From Farm to Table at Don Juan Coffee Tour
Picking up coffee has been ingrained in Costa Rica’s culture and economy since the 1,700s.
At Don Juan Coffee Tour, you will be part of the entire process, from picking up coffee beans from our plantation to drying those beans and roasting them in our roasting room.
You will also experience tasting the freshest cup of coffee you’ve probably ever experienced, from farm to table.
Transforming Cocoa into Chocolate at Don Juan Coffee Tour
Cocoa Beans which come from Cocoa, a delicious Central American fruit, are the main ingredient required to produce Chocolate.
At Don Juan Coffee Tour, you will learn how to transform Cocoa Beans into Chocolate, step by step. From picking the fruit to letting it dry to extracting its beans to make them into Chocolate eventually.
And if you’re lucky, you might also taste Cocoa’s fruit before it gets processed and transformed into Chocolate. There aren’t many places you can try this yummy fruit we bring from La Fortuna to Monteverde.
Extracting Sugarcane Juice to Produce Sugar at Juan Coffee Tour
Sugarcane or sugar cane is a species of (often hybrid) tall, perennial grass used for sugar production. The plants are 2–6 m (6–20 ft) tall with stout, jointed, fibrous stalks rich in sucrose.
At Don Juan Coffee Tour, you will learn how we use Sugarcane to produce sugar, which involves extracting the juice, boiling it, and drying it.
You will also taste “Sobado,” a sugar candy made from the purest and finest sugar quality, a delicious snack packed with natural energy.
Friendly and Knowledgeable Staff Awaits You at Don Juan Coffee Tour
Don Juan was the first farm tour established in Monteverde, one of the first ones in the entire country, so we have the most experienced staff who will welcome you aboard.
We are also the most experienced farm in the coffee roasting process, so you will get the best coffee tour in Monteverde guided by our experts, who will answer any question you may encounter about this process.
Prices For Don Juan Coffee Tour
The Don Juan Coffee Tour is free for kids below five years old, $15 for kids between five and eleven years old, $35 for adults (12+), and $30 for locals (all ages).
How to Get to Don Juan Coffee Tour
Once you make your online reservation, you will get an instant confirmation email with the Google Map to get to Don Juan Coffee Tour. Please note that the meeting point is approximately 20 minutes away from Monteverde downtown, and we need you to arrive at least 10 minutes before the tour start time to check-in.
Don Juan Coffee Tour Transportation
If you don’t have a car, you can use our shuttle system to get to Don Juan Coffee Tour for an additional fee of $5 per person. We will pick you up at your Hotel/Airbnb between 30 and 60 minutes before the tour starts depending on the location of your lodge, and we will bring you back once you have finished your adventure with us.
When you’re making your online reservation, you can choose the option for transportation and type in your Hotel/Airbnb name and address. Please detail the address of your lodge as much as possible, so our staff can find you easily, which will allow us to start your tour on time.
Book Now With Flexible Cancelation
We understand that covid19 has changed the entire travel business. With the uncertainty of what the future holds each day with the pandemic, tour companies need to offer flexibility at booking.
Book Now, and rest assured knowing you have up to 24 hours before the day of your activity to cancel and get a full refund. Spots are limited, and we only work with reservations, so we encourage you to take advantage of our flexible cancelation policy to get your tickets today.
Note: We only operate the Don Juan Coffee Tour with reservations. Please use the “Book Now” button to get your tickets and secure your spots. You can find this button is at the right-hand side of your screen if you are on a desktop computer or at the bottom of the page if you are on a mobile device.
Why Don Juan Coffee Tour Monteverde?
While traveling through Costa Rica, you’ll likely see coffee fields spreading out in green-and-brown mosaics across the hillsides. It’s an attractive, pastoral sight.
Monteverde is home to some of the country’s best specialty coffee. Our climate is perfect for growing coffee. Our soil is volcanic, slightly acidic, and highly fertile, and our elevation – 4,600 ft. (1,200 and 1,400 m) – nicely suits the needs of coffee plants.
At Don Juan Monteverde, our coffee berries are handpicked from the plants. Then we take the berries to our “beneficio” (processing plants), where they are washed and removed from the pulp. The beans are then artisanally dried in the sun and then roasted.
Touring a coffee plantation is a great way to learn about the history and production of this hardy plant. At Don Juan Monteverde, as you walk through the fields, our guides will explain how coffee is grown and harvested.
You will learn about the de-pulping, drying, and roasting process and enjoy a fresh coffee cup at the end. Don Juan Coffee Tour Monteverde is a fantastic informative experience.