What To Expect
Experience the world of Dominican Republic's cocoa on a day trip from Santo Domingo to a chocolate farm and factory. With expert guides, get a glimpse of the entire chocolate-making process from planting the cocoa to a finished chocolate bar. Learn about the ecosystem of Dominican Republic giving you an overview on how to grow a fine cocoa to produce a high quality chocolate products.
Start your Dominican chocolate experience with a trip to a chocolate farm. Here you will meet some experts from the chocolate industry who will guide you step by step in the harvest of a Dominican cocoa, starting with the planting of the cocoa, learning about the harvest, cutting and removal of grains of a cob of cocoa, to the fermentation and drying which is considered as the most crucial part to produce a high quality cocoa. Find out details about the ecosystem of the Dominican Republic to understand the basics of what makes a perfect condition for cocoa to grow wonderfully.
Continue to a chocolate factory, located at Esmeralda, and be enchanted by the aromas of chocolate. Discover the precise steps of to create a delectable chocolate bar and get a chance to create your own with steps and tips given by the experts.
Then, savor a delightful Dominican meal for lunch surrounded by a breathtaking scenery as you listen to traditional music.
Entrance to the trail
Guided tour from experts of the trail
Snack during the journey
Tips and gratuities
Children 3 years old and below are free of charge if accompanied by paying adult.
This tour has a 2 minimum passenger requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. Please call at least 48 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.
The tour requires moderate physical activity for a 20 to 40 minute walk.
Ticket is valid for the day of the excursion only.
Residents must have a valid Dominican national ID.
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
What to bring: sunscreen, hat, camera
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