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.