Combine culture with nature on a private full-day city and cocoa farm tour from Guayaquil. Designed for travelers passing through Guayaquil, this excursion takes you to a rural cocoa farm where you’ll tour the plantation and make chocolate from scratch. Then, you’ll embark on a sightseeing tour of Guayaquil city, home to attractions such as Las Penas neighborhood, Malecon 2000, and Parque Historico. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Little-known fact: the original Panama hat is, in fact, from Ecuador. See how the iconic straw hats are made from plant to finished product on this tour to the Ecua-Andino Toquilla Straw Hats Factory from Guayaquil. Pick up fun facts and trivia, and maybe even a new style.
Chocoholics and cultural connoisseurs alike are sure to enjoy a private 4-hour tour from Guayaquil to a local cocoa farm. Relax, as private transportation takes you from your hotel and into the Ecuadorian countryside. Discover what makes chocolate production in Ecuador unique, as you explore the family owned cocoa plantation. Harvest ripe cocoa beans with your guide, then use dried beans to create a cocoa infusion of your own.
Visit a family-owned cacao farm on a 4-hour tour from Guayaquil, and see how Ecuadorian chocolate goes from freshly-harvested fruit to the finished product. Learn about planting and harvesting, help toast, husk, and grind the cacao seeds, and eat a farm lunch made with organic ingredients grown onsite. This 4-hour cacao farm tour includes pickup and drop-off at your hotel in Guayaquil, all activities, and lunch.
Do you love chocolate? You have come to the right place, because we are at the center of the new wave of artisan chocolatiers. Come and learn how we are experimenting with high quality beans, new methods of production, exotic fillings and breathtaking packaging. On this Half Day tour you will learn about what makes fine chocolate and sample from a wide array of locally hand made chocolates. Your chocolate obsessed host will fill you in on the history of chocolate, its health benefits and all the latest trends. All while strolling through the cacao plantation and beautiful farm gardens, where Scandinavians first set up the plantations during the Pepa de Oro.This is a Hands-on chocolate making experience where chocolate tasting is included. Guests may buy chocolate and other farm fresh products at the end of the experience.
Hacienda Victoria, located in the Rural area of Guayaquil, one of the best in terms of fine cocoa of Aroma in Ecuador, during the tour several stations are visited in which you can see the entire process that requires cocoa to become chocolate. The first visit takes place in the greenhouse, then the plantations and the fermentation and drying sites of the cocoa pepa to finish with a tasting of the delicious cocoa liquor.