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History of Mother Tree Cacao in Ecuador by Altisimo Chocolate

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Stop At: Altisimo Chocolate, Gran Colombia, Benigno Malo 8-86 y, Cuenca 010101, Ecuador

This is the history of Cacao in Ecuador. From the beginning of time to the plague of the 1920's that almost destroyed Ecuador's prized crop. The the genetic modification and the saving of the heirloom mother trees that we use to make our chocolate.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Departure Point
Altisimo Chocolate, Gran Colombia, Benigno Malo 8-86 y, Cuenca 010101, Ecuador
Departure Time
5/15/2019 - 8/28/2021Monday:08:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Tuesday:08:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Wednesday:08:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Thursday:08:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Friday:08:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Saturday:08:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Sunday:08:00 AM - 07:00 PM
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Returns to original departure point
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Reviewed 10 August 2019 via mobile

If you like chocolate, this will open you a brand new world!! Super interesting tour and tasting of REAL chocolate, i learned so much, from the plants, the beans, the process, really amazing!! James just trasmit you all his knowledge and passion in a very...More

Thank Edocol
Reviewed 27 July 2019

I was really impressed with Jim's passion and knowledge of Cacao in Ecuador. He not only talks about the difficulty of preserving the 2% of pure Ecuadorian cacao trees, but everyone on the tour gets a chance to sample and compare both cacao seeds and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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