The ultimate Cocoa farm experience
This tour 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 Carbon-14 data and the theobromine found in pods by Francisco Valdez, in one of his archeological researches; these kind of trees were thought extinct until the results from this study were revealed, proving their purity is at 100% Nacional speaking of genotypes. 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 plantations in Rocafuerte, that produces the highest quality of cocoa beans used for making the most exquisite chocolate bars.
Recommended to cruise travelers.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Manabi Province, Manabi Province
We will be visiting one of the cocoa plantations, here we will be learning about the impact that cocoa and chocolate has to the citizens of Ecuador, we will enjoy of fresh coffee, seasonal fruit juice, fruits of the surroundings, and of course cocoa fruit, we will be roasting and peeling our own cocoa beans.
Duration: 3 hoursStop At:
El Higueron De Rocafuerte, El Higueron De Rocafuerte, Manabi Province
Here we will be enjoying of local lunch, we will be offering tongas, this is a local and old fashion way of making food using plantain leafs, wrapping up the meals, this technique will seal the flavor in. We will be offering also a vegetable option, since this dish can come with shrimp, pork, chicken or tuna. We will need to know if you are allergic.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Manta, Manta, Manabi Province
We will be visiting a small chocolate factory, here we will be finishing processing our craft chocolate, we will be making our version of the God's drink that was offered to Hernan Cortéz, and enjoy local bananas covered by chocolate, after this, we will be showing you the industrial process of making chocolate bars in the factory, and we will be offering you treats of these so you can try out our products.
Duration: 2 hours
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"Near public transportation"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"If you require a guide that speaks another language other than English, you will have to notify us, extra charges might be applied."
"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"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Horário de Início:
Duração: 6 To 7 Hours
Ponto de partida:
Terminal De Cruceros, 375C+H4F, Manta, Ecuador
Traveler pickup is offered
We accommodate our start time to match your arrival, take the free "Shuttle" to the ship terminal, our representatives will be wearing uniforms with MANTA SOS'S logo, We will meet you at the waiting area, inside the terminal, next to the exit door as you see on the pictures on the tour description.Ports
Cancelamentos e reembolsos:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.