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Day Trip: Forests, Cocoa Farm & Traditions (Departure from Guayaquil)

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    Stop At: Viasam Tours, Ciudadela Simon bolivar Mz 1 villa 97 Ciudadela Simon bolivar Mz 1 villa 97, Guayaquil 090150 Ecuador

    We start at 08:00 am where we will do three different activities in a single day visiting a protected reserve that houses 54 species of mammals in which we highlight the howler monkey, 221 species of birds, 8 amphibians and 12 varieties of reptiles. We will walk through an extensive vegetation surrounded by trees representative of the dry forest.

    Then we´re be heading to a representative Cocoa Farm to know and learn completly the beautiful process of the Cocoa Fruit from sowing, harvesting and the post harvesting, learning the production process of cocoa roasting in the equipment of this farm, including the process of flavoring and aroma, ending with the 100% pure Ecuadorian chocolate.

    Duration: 7 hours
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    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pickup the travelers in all the hotels in Guayaquil and in the Aeropuerto Internacional José

    Joaquín de Olmedo.
    • Hotel pickup
    • Drinks
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Snacks
    • Entry/Admission - Viasam Tours
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Food and drinks
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • this activity is recommended for children of 16 years
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    From the start Yamil and Wendy were incredibly warm and friendly. We loved the cacao farm experience and eating fresh chocolate- amazing! The forest was beautiful but had a TON of mosquitoes. Yamil kindly lent us extra bug spray and some extra long-sleeved shirts to...More

    Thank 253purnav
    Reviewed 10 May 2019

    We had an absolutely fantastic day hiking the forest to see the Howler monkeys. The flora and butterflies were beautiful. Our guide Simon was very personable and knowledgeable about the natural history of the area. I learned so much. The trip to the farm was...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Cct1953
    Reviewed 7 March 2019 via mobile

    My wife and I took the full day tour that include hiking through a very large protected nature reserve just 20-30 minutes from Guayaquil, and then a surprise visit to nearby cocoa plantation to learn how to make chocolate and sample the product. Both aspects...More

    Thank nwstull
    Reviewed 14 September 2018

    Since the first moment I saw Yamil I was filled with warmth and passion for Guayaquil! The day unfolded with a first trip to the historical parc where Yamil took lots of pictures and explained to me the architecture and natural wonders of Ecuador, while...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank Mihaela U
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