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Combo tour of Bribri indigenous culture – Watsi indigenous culture

This tour looks to involve visitors in the culture of the community, learning some expressions of their language and practicing ancestral traditions that the bribris have preserved for many generations. The tour is in two communities of the Bribri tribe in the endemic Talamanca and allows the visitor to learn of the ancestral Cosmo vision of this community.

Visit the shaman:

You will be able to experience the bribri shaman ceremony visiting his conical house and learning about the indigenous Cosmo vision. In addition you will observe how to prepare medicinal plants and its different uses.

–Medicinal plants:

For this tribe, the use of plants has been an essential resource to treat common illnesses of the soul and body. We will tour with don Catato showing the different plants and its traditional uses that are still being used.

Natural dyes:

The bribris continue to use natural dyes used in their handicrafts, some of which are found outside of tropical American countries such as Achiote “bixia Orellana”


The process to make traditional chocolate. 100% pure, are seen in stages from the fermentation of the seeds, the drying of the seeds, the roasting and finally the grinding. We will begin to process the chocolate mixing various natural fresh ingredients that will give an exquisite taste unique to the Bribri recipe. We must always remember to look for the conservation of wildlife, forests and its utilities.

Let’s refresh ourselves:

After enjoying the cocoa process we will have lunch and later take a swim in the waterfall in the middle of the forest.


– Transport (pick up in Puerto Viejo or nearby and return to the same place).

– Shaman tour

– Medicinal plants tour

– Cocoa tour

– Waterfall visit

– Lunch