Sendero del Cacao Tour
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Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of cocoa and cocoa products in this fantastic tour of the hand of industry experts who will guide you step by step in the harvest of the recognized Dominican cocoa. Begins with the planting, where you can grow your own plant of cocoa, and continue learning about the harvest, cutting and removal of the grains of a cob of cocoa. Continue with the process of post-harvest: fermentation and drying, crucial for a quality cocoa.
Learn about the ecosystem of the Dominican Republic in the world of cocoa and what makes the perfect conditions for a fine cocoa to grow and become the best quality chocolates. Then, you will be redirected to our Chocolate Factory of the Esmeralda, where enchanted by the aromas of chocolate, you'll discover each of the steps that finally lead us to have that chocolate bar that we all love, and where you can make your own chocolate. Surrounded by nature and cocoa while listening to traditional music, you can have lunch with an exquisite Dominican meal.
Hotel pick-up an drop-off; Entrance to the trail; Lunch at the ranch; Snacks during the journey; Expert guides.
Approximately 8 hours.
Comfortable clothing, closed shoes, sunscreen, hat, and cameras are recommended. Moderate physical activity (20 to 40 minutes’ walk).
A minimum of 3 people is required for this booking.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**