one day tour
PROVIDENCIA DE DOTA
The municipality of Providencia de Dota is located at kilometer 72 on the hill of Death and through the Los Quetzales National Park 12 kilometers.
Arrive at the municipality at 9 am, and meet your local guide at the Flor de Loto restaurant, who will welcome you and begin your adventure in the Trapiche Los Abuelos. You will like this demonstration where you will learn about the tradition of our grandparents. Here you will learn about The Oxen extract, the juice from the sugar cane, how the stove is lit, how the garbage is removed from the sugar cane juice on the stove, and how the sweet tapa or the famous sobadores is made. Then to Salitre waterfall, where you will hike through a secondary forest with many tributaries of pure water, where you will see a waterfall 5 to 82 meters high. This waterfall is known as The Salt Concentration in the Stone Walls, and the animals often suck up the mineral because these areas were created by subduction from the sea floor and strategically located in the Savegre River basin. Then return to see the end of the trapiche task, eat a delicious typical lunch, and then choose between cooking classes to learn how to make jellies or pulp from local fruits like blackberries, tomatoes or tomatillo, naranjilla and uchuva, the Agüero Valverde family demonstrates the process of pulping and processing fruits for marketing in packaging suitable for a period of up to a year in the cooling or artisanal coffee tour with the Calderón Agüero family, here’s how ours are Grandparents made their coffee in the backyard of their home and how they inherited it to their family. Ana and Enrique are not only excellent hosts, but they also let you have the most pleasant moments between life stories and the cozy sound of his guitar while you taste one of the best coffees in the world.
Net price per person with the Trapiche Tour USD 24.00 per person, as the Trapiche is operated with min 6 pax.
Net price per person with a hike to the El Salitre Waterfall with local guide (EN/SP) USD 29.00 US$ min 2 pax.
Some of our recommendations to make your experience the best:
- Snacks, sweets, energy bars
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Pants, long or short, swimsuit
- Coat or raincoat for rain
- Bottle of water (enough water)
- Good physical condition
- Sun protection
- Hat, visor or cap
- Walking sticks