If you love chocolate, you won’t want to miss this opportunity. Experience Kallari Chocolate at it’s source, learn how it is created, and learn about the incredible people who create it. Oh yeah, and maybe take a few bars home…
Immerse yourself in the ancient Kichwa traditions and discover splendours such as their famous Kallari chocolate or the endemic Manioc beer. And enjoy the many cultural aspects of Ecuador.
THREE DAY VISIT
10:00 – Arrive at Kichwa village
10:30 – Walking tour through the biodiverse Kichwa farm (sampling of cacao fruit)
13:00 – Traditional lunch of local delicacies prepared by Kichwa family
14:30 – Demonstration of the preparation of traditional drinks: manioc beer, Amazon stimulant tea, and dairy-free palm-fruit milk
15:30 – Preparation of artesanal chocolate from noble cacao beans
19:00 – Organic evening meal featuring endemic foods
20:00 – Cultural dance presentation and rainforest healing / spiritural demonstration
7:30 – Hearty breakfast of fresh juice, local plantains and eggs from free-range hens
8:15 – Visit local attraction, with choice of:
13: 00 – Nourishing lunch at community cabins
14:15 – Preparation of traditional hunting / fishing traps, and cultural games
19:30 – Bonfire and cultural exchange
18:30 – Barbeque on river beach, weather permitting
7:30 – Breakfast featuring local and international cuisine
9:00 – Visit Kallari cooperative center to see the fermentation, drying, classification, bag preparation and shipping of cacao beans
10:30 – Arrive at Kallari office for an introduction to the various products, chocolate sampling, and an opportunity to purchase items.
12:30 – End of tour
Flights are very infrequent to this area of Ecuador and can be very pricey. Therefore, the best options are to arrive by bus or car. If you have any specific questions about getting transport just contact us at email@example.com
Three day tour price = $ 336 per person for a minimum of five visitors.
* Included: Guidance with indigenous guide, translation from Kichwa to Spanish, lodging, motorized transit to all locations, all entrance fees, all meals, potable water, cultural demonstrations, cacao fruit sampling, chocolate tasting, a Kallari t-shirt and one free bar of chocolate.
* Not included: Tips, alcoholic beverages, explanation in foreign language or activities that are not mentioned
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.