Chocolate origins tour
This tour is one of our treasures, since this reveals the mystery on the origin that relies on Ecuadorian chocolate.
The highest quality chocolate was born from a rainforest conservation project started in Ecuador in 2007. Through his nonprofit foundation Third Millennium Alliance.
The chocolate this soil produces comes from the oldest trees which study traced genetics as far back as 5,300 years according to the theobromine found in pods from that age in one of the archeological researches; these kind of trees were thought extinct until the results from this study were revealed, proving their purity is at 100% Nacional.
In this tour, we will process our own chocolate from collecting the cocoa beans to making our own chocolate bar, we will visit one of the 14 farms that produce the highest quality of cocoa beans used for making the most exquisite chocolate bars.
We will leave from Manta to Rocafuerte to try out some of their sweets in one of the factories, after, we will visit the farm where we will experience a chocolate experience, we will try some other fruits, and coffee.
Highly recommended to cruise ships.
We start at 8am or we will adjust the departure to the cruise ships arrival.
Visit the sweets factory to try their products, then we will visit the chocolate farm, introduction and history, making your own chocolate bar from roasted beans, tasting the different fruits of the area, fresh coffee and cocoa fruit.
Includes: Bottled water, chocolate sample from the processed product and transportation, seasonal fruits and coffee.
Cost of the tour per person: $95