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Mindo Chocolate Tour: Witness How Ecuador Chocolate is Made!

Gain a better understanding from locals of how organic Ecuador chocolate is made in the town of Mindo, Immerse yourself fully in the world of chocolate!

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Learn How to Make Organic Ecuador Chocolate via a Mindo Chocolate Tour

What do you know of the town of Mindo? Most chocolate lovers would know of it as a “chocolate town”, where the country’s finest organic cacao – sourced from small family farms – gets made into delicious Ecuador chocolate bars. At El Quetzal, a in-depth Mindo chocolate tour allows you to see the entire process from fermentation to roasting, and witness for yourself how Ecuador chocolate is made from “bean to bar.”

Not only can you get a taste of a truly organic and delicious Ecuador chocolate bar, you will also be able to learn from a local chocolate maker about the entire Ecuador chocolate making process – from harvesting the cacao to fermenting, dying, roasting and even refining the chocolate through traditional stone grinding. Cap off the trip with a decadent array of Ecuador chocolate tastings and pairings.

A second tour “La Leyenda de Chocolate” is also offered for travelers who wish to see how Ecuador chocolate beverages are made, hands on, like it was made 5000 years ago.


  • Learn about the entire chocolate-making process from harvesting to refining at the famous El Quetzal de Mindo
  • Cap off the trip with a decadent array of chocolate tastings and pairings

Tour Information

Duration: 1 hour (tours are conducted hourly from 10:00 am to 17:00 pm every day)
Start and End Location: Mindo, Ecuador
Availability: Year-round

Contact us at if you are interested in adding on “La Leyenda de Chocolate” tour.


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What Happens After I Book?

After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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