Dominican Republic: 4-Hour Chocolate Lovers Tour

Dominican Republic: 4-Hour Chocolate Lovers Tour

From US$ 83 per person

This 4-hour tour in the Dominican Republic is designed for chocolate lovers who wish to delve deeper into the process of cacao and chocolate. Experience a guided tour through the transformation of a simple cacao pod into a fine and exquisite chocolate.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the organic cacao plantation and learn all the secrets hidden behind quality chocolate
  • Sow your own cacao plant
  • Follow your sense of smell to the chocolate factory, where you learn about the final process in the making of exquisite chocolate
  • Learn about Dominican culture in a fun way
Full description
If you are a chocolate lover, you have the opportunity to enjoy this extensive educational session about chocolate. On this tour you have the benefits of the plantation tour with additional information from the chocolate experts. On this tour, the experts will guide you through each one of the steps necessary to make quality cacao. It starts with the sowing, where you can sow your own cacao plant, and continue learning about the harvest, cutting, and extraction of the grains in a cacao pod. Continue with the post-harvest process: fermentation and drying, which are determining factors in the quality of the chocolate. Learn about the Dominican Republic ecosystem and what allows it to have the perfect conditions for growing fine cacao which evolves into the best quality chocolates. After an excellent local lunch, you attend a session where you learn how to taste chocolate with your five senses. Additionally, you visit another one of the plantations, where you can observe more automated cacao processing at a small scale. You also learn more about the fermentation and drying processes, and their importance in creating gourmet chocolate.
Includes
  • Hot chocolate
  • Lunch
  • Guided tour
  • Transportation
  • Gratuity (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

El Sendero del Cacao, Duarte, 31000, Dominican Republic

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
Customer reviews

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Great trip, very interesting! We were able to rebook spontaneously by phone for the next day. Thank you!

March 13, 2021

Very cool and very exciting. We learned a lot! Highly recommended!! :-D

August 10, 2021

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