Quito: Chocolate Tour in Mindo with Tasting

Quito, Ecuador

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Overview

Ecuador is famous for producing some of the best chocolate in the world, so why not experience it for yourself on your trip to Quito? On this tour, visit the fair trade Yumbo Chocolate Factory in the village of Minto and learn about the full process from bean to bar. Made using high quality cocoa beans, grown and produced in Ecuador, watch the production of chocolate at the factory.

Hear about the factory’s beginnings, and it’s goals to improve the social effects of the cocoa industry in Ecuador. Learn about Ecuador’s Chocolate Tasting Board, an ethically oriented chocolate manufacturing project that involves the production of cocoa by women aiming to improve the living conditions in rural areas.

After your learning session, it’s time to taste the chocolate. Enjoy a selection of 7 different types of chocolate, brownie, cocoa syrup, cocoa BBQ sauce, chocolate fondue, and hot cocoa.

Entrance fees

Chocolate tasting

Local guide

Food and drinks, unless specified

Lunch

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Av. Quito and 9 de Octubre Street, Mindo - Ecuador Factory is in the centre of town, right in front of Mindo's main school, "Pedro Vicente Maldonado". The street is actually parallel to "Boulevard Gourmet" where all the restaurants are located.
  • Taste 7 different types of chocolate
  • Explore the factory and learn about the chocolate production process
  • Learn about the ethical goals of the factory

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts
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