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Learn everything you need to know about the world-class chocolate produced in the Dominican Republic during this 3.5-hour tour. Visit an organic cacao plantation and learn about the island's ecosystem and what makes it perfect for growing cacao. Enter the La Esmerelda Chocolate Factory to see the steps necessary to make a high-quality chocolate bar and make one of your own. Participate in a chocolate tasting with a chocolate expert who will teach you how to experience chocolate with all of your senses. Be seated for a delicious buffet lunch accompanied by, of course, a cup of rich hot chocolate.
The tour goes to San Francisco de Macoris where you will visit the "Sendero de Cacao". In the cacao plantation Hacienda La Esmeralda which supplies world-famous chocolate factories, you will have the unique opportunity to experience everything from the cacao bean to the chocolate processing. Of course, a cacao and chocolate tasting are part of the program. A typical lunch will be served during the tour. Afterwards, the tour continues to Tamboril, where you will visit a cigar factory and learn all about tobacco processing. For several years now, the Dominican Republic has passed Cuba in the cultivation and processing of tobacco.