Learn how to prepare chocolate desserts in the country that does it best during a 2-hour workshop at the ChocoMuseum in Antigua. Learn all about the chocolate making process from cacao bean to candy bar. Afterwards, with the help of an instructor, prepare your own creations. Take home 120g of your handmade desserts to share with friends or, more likely, devour all on your own.
Roam among the ruins as we walk, eat and repeat our way around the lovely town of lovely Antigua, Guatemala. In this grand land of high walls and big doors, we invite you to experience some of the culinary gems hidden throughout this charming destination. In a small town with well over 300 restaurants and food related businesses, we take the guess work out of your stay by suggesting where to eat, as we show you the yummy! Indulge in 10+ tasty tastings and learn all of the interesting, inspiring and sometimes funny stories of the owners and chefs who strive to bring quality cuisine to locals and visitors alike.
Spend the day learning about the ancient Maya people, their history and culture at the mystical Iximche ruins, the last capital city of the Mayas. Enjoy views of the indigenous western highlands of Guatemala. Once you arrive you'll be amazed at this tranquil site. Iximche, which means "place of the sacred trees of corn," is lush and vibrant. During your tour your expert guide will walk you through the site and explain the many myths, legends and facts surrounding the Maya. Feel free to ask your guide any questions. Your tour should permit you to see a number of pyramid temples, palaces, a small altar, and two ball courts.Founded by the Kaqchikel Maya in 1470, the city served as the region's capital and welcomed the Spanish who arrived in 1542. .After your tour, you'll return to your transportation and head to a restaurant where you can indulge in a delicious lunch . At the end of the day, you'll head back to port.
The Mayan culture has had cocoa as the most precious good, even of exchange in its time. Now it is one of the best and most valued desserts in the world. History places him as originating from these blessed lands.
This Tour wants to tell us the history of chocolate worldwide, its origins here in Guatemala and especially the Mayan culture. The process is an experience and what to say about the tastings that will leave you asking for more. Quetzaltenango, is in Guatemala the place where you will find the best chocolate to drink and eat. These traditions of family drinks have been transformed into a way of life and subsistence for decades for many families already dedicated to the trade of the famous and world-famous cocoa!