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Quito Culinary Tour and Cooking Class

Unlock the taste of Quito on this culinary and gourmet walking tour of the city. Sample rich tamales and freshly made pastries. Meet renowned chefs and artisan bakers who will highlight the secrets behind some of Equador’s most popular dishes. Learn about the historic architecture as you wander from place to place, before taking a class from one of Quito’s expert chefs. This small-group experience is ideal for travelers who want to learn more about the culture, the city and the cuisine of Quito.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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US$78,00
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Quito Craft Beer Tour

Explore Quito’s flourishing craft beer scene on this 3-hour tour. Sample local beers from three of the city’s artisanal breweries and tour their facilities. Learn about the rich history of the city, its people, and its culture from your informative guide. End the tour with a tasting of a local liquor from Quito before heading off to explore the city on your own.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Mindo Ziplining, Chocolate Tasting, and Equator Museum Tour

Escape the city for a full-day adventure in the Ecuadorian Andes on this private tour from Quito. Get your adrenaline pumping as you zipline through the Mindo Cloud Forest, sample coffee and chocolate on a tour of the El Quetzal Chocolate Factory, and walk along the equator line at the Mitad del Mundo. Tour includes lunch, hotel pickup, and all activities.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Cocoa farm and Chocolate making!

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.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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From Cacao to Chocolate: Private Tour in Manta

Sample the artisanal food producers of Manta during this 8-hour exploration of the city’s chocolate and craft beer industries. Check out the plantations and growing facilities for Creole Cocoa and Rio Chico, learning about their cultivation of cacao beans and the chocolate making process. You’ll also get to visit nearby plantations of oranges, lemons and coconuts before heading to a local craft brewery for a tasting. This food-focused trip also includes a lunch of typical local cuisine, entrance fees and round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Full-Day Coffee and Chocolate Experience from Quito

Venture into the cloud forest of Mindo on this day trip from Quito and learn from a coffee-and-chocolate expert on your visit to a cacao farm. A guide explains the fascinating process of chocolate making, followed by a chocolate tasting and themed savory lunch. Start the day with coffee and a stop at a hummingbird viewpoint; finish with another flavorful tasting. Private round-trip hotel transport makes the journey more relaxing.
  • Duration: 1 day
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Foodies Evening Walking Tour of Quito's Old Town

Walk through Quito with a food-loving guide to learn about its culinary traditions and culture. This evening tour lets you see the Colonial District neighborhood preparing for its evening meal and taste local specialities, with the option to purchase a full meal. Your guide will shed light on Quito and Ecuador's food, culinary history, and traditions as you walk.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Private Mindo Cloud Forest Tour Including a Chocolate Factory Visit from Quito

Get your head in the clouds during this private full-day roundtrip tour from Quito to the Mindo-Nambillo Cloud Forest. Spot native flora and fauna, some found nowhere else on earth, with a local naturalist guide while learning about this endangered ecosystem. Round out the trip by visiting a chocolate factory and a butterfly house before returning to your hotel.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Chocolate Route, Forests and Mangroves from Guayaquil

We start at 8:30 am where we will do three different activities in a single day visiting a protected reserve that houses 54 species of mammals in which we highlight the Howler Monkey, 221 species of birds, 8 amphibians and 12 varieties of reptiles. We will walk through an extensive vegetation surrounded by trees representative of the dry forest, then we will go to the mangroves of El Morro to take a boat that will take us to know several interesting places where we will observe a variety of native and migratory herons such as: Frigate birds, Piqueros, Pato Cuervo , Black-necked heron, White heron, Blue heron Garza Nívea, Heron scythered - White ibis, Heron pink palette. Finally our activity ends in a Hacienda Cacaotera, we will fully learn the whole process of the Cocoa Fruit from planting, harvest and post harvest this is accompanied with the preparation and preparation of handmade 100% Ecuadorian chocolate.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Quito by Night with Optional Dinner

Discover the luminous enchantment of Quito at night with an evening tour of the city’s historic, UNESCO-listed heart. Ride past illuminated churches and colonial monuments on a replica of a vintage trolley car while a local guide shares backgrounds and legends of the Ecuadorian capital. Soak up panoramic views of the sparkling city from the hilltop viewpoint at Mirador del Panecillo, and end the evening with an optional dinner at a recommended local restaurant.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Mindo Chocolate Tour

Mindo, known for its coffee and chocolate production, sits just off the main road between Quito and Esmeraldas. On this chocolate-centric tour, get a behind-the-scenes look at the chocolate-making process from bean to bar at a small-batch factory. Taste fresh fruit straight from a cocoa tree and finish with a tasting of several varieties of chocolate.
  • Duration: 45 minutes
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  • Duration: 45 minutes
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Cultural Tour of Quito Including Artisan Chocolate Tasting

Explore Quito’s cultural highlights and Andean flavors on a half-day sightseeing and tasting tour. Stroll through the cobblestone streets and plazas of the city’s atmospheric Guápulo neighborhood, and visit one of Ecuador’s artistic treasures at a museum dedicated to painter and sculptor Oswaldo Guayasamín. Indulge your taste buds with an artisan chocolate tasting in Plaza Foch and a cup of Quito’s favorite local beverage at a local bohemian café.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Guayaquil Evening Tour Including Dinner

See the city of Guayaquil light  up at night during this 4-hour evening tour. Visit must-see attractions with a guide who can provide insight into each site’s cultural and historical importance, and then enjoy a 3-course dinner with a drink at a well-regarded restaurant.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Quilotoa Crater LAke and Indian Market Private Tour

Let a guide accompany you on the steep, downhill path to the shores of Quilotoa, a picturesque crater lake nestled in the Ecuadorian Andes. On this private day trip from Quito, you’ll visit an indigenous market where local farmers and craftspeople trade their goods. En route, admire stunning landscapes via the Avenue of the Volcanoes. Lunch and private vehicle included.
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
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  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
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Homemade Local Food Tour in Guayaquil

Immerse yourself in the food and culinary culture of the Guayaquileños, as residents of Guayaquil are called. This 3-hour tour includes a stop at a local market and a family's home to learn more about Ecuadorean cuisine. Round-trip hotel transportation provided.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Rose Plantation, Equator Line and Otavalo Market Private Tour

After pickup from Quito, you’ll take the picturesque route along the Panamerican highway.  This comprehensive tour ticks off both the popular and lesser-known Ecuadorian attractions.  With an expertly planned itinerary, you’ll visit a rose farm, Plaza de Ponchos, Quitsato’s sundial, and more in a single day.  Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Cotacachi village, which is also included in the tour.
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
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  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
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Quito Craft Beer Tour - Old Town (Centro Historico)

Benefit from beverage and food tastings paired with your microbrews on this tour of Quito’s Centro Historico. While you visit several brew pubs, bars, and tasting rooms, you’ll learn from a guide about the craft beer movement taking hold in Ecuador. In addition, visit Ecuador's first craft beer store and take home two bottles of Ecuadorian micro-beers.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
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  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
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El Salvador Traditional Chocolate Making and Ruta de Flores Coffee Tour/Tasting

On this private tour of western El Salvador highlights, head to towns along the colonial Ruta de las Flores along with a guide. Visit a coffee and cacao plantation to learn about these top exports from bean to final product, and then check out popular murals in the town of Ataco. This tour includes all transportation from San Salvador or El Tunco.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Quito Cooking Class

Take a delicious and enriching class in traditional Ecuadorian cuisine. After a welcome drink, head to the market in the historic center with a local chef and select ingredients for three typical regional dishes: Locro Quiteño, Encocado and chocolate soup. Learn the history of each dish as you peel, cut, season and mix. Afterward, enjoy the fruit of your labor on the host’s lovely patio.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Quito Cooking Class

Learn to cook the diverse cuisine of Ecuador in a half-day cooking class. After a convenient hotel pickup, use an array of ingredients—seafood, meat, fruit, and a variety of herbs—to prepare the typical Ecuadorian dishes that locals often refer to as “creole food.” Visit Quito’s historic center, where you can admire its colorful churches and the amazing views from Mirador del Panecillo, as part of this enriching outing.    
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Cultural Historical Culinary and Food Market Tour in Quito

Explore Ecuador’s food, history, and culture on this all-day tour with a private guide. Customize your itinerary to suit your interests and enjoy a convenient, hassle-free hotel pickup. Options include a visit to Quito’s traditional food and medicine market, an enriching and delicious cooking class, and trip to the “Middle of the World City,” where the Southern and Northern hemispheres meet.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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US$116,00
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Guayaquil Night Tour with Rayuela Bar

Guayaquil comes to life after dark, but it can be intimidating for visitors to take to the streets alone at night. This 5-hour tour ensures a fun and safe experience as you marvel at the city’s illuminated landmarks, then sip cocktails at the legendary Rayuela Bar in Las Peñas. Drinks and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Otavalo Market - Full day

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Quito on a full-day tour to Octavalo Market.  With round trip transportation from Quito and a private guide on hand, you cover more attractions and do so at your own pace.  The tour also includes visits to Cayambe, the lookout of San Pablo Lake, and more. After an included lunch, explore the leather workshops of Cotacachi before heading back.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Dinner and Chocolate Tour PLUS La Leyenda de Chocolate Tour

First you will tour our Artisan chocolate factory with chocolate tasting of our award winning chocolate (International Chocolate Awards and Ecuador Chocolate Awards) Next you will experience our chocolate and coffee inspired or traditional Ecuadorian dishes in our (Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor) restaurant. Wine or beer included.  After dinner you will join a festive experience of drummers playing while while you pitch in to make Ecuadorian drinking chocolate by hand. Participants will have a chance to help roast, shell, grind and make the spicy chocolate beverage that the Mayans and Aztecs drank thousands of years ago all to the beat of a local musician drumming.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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