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Cacao Plantation and Chocolate Factory Tour with Tasting of Chocolate provided by El Sendero del Cacao

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Cacao Plantation and Chocolate Factory Tour with Tasting of Chocolate

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Important Information
Departure Point
El Sendero del Cacao, Las Pajas, San Francisco de Macorís 31000, Dominican Republic
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Buffet lunch
  • Cup of Local Hot Chocolate
  • Chocolate tasting with professional guide
  • Transportation if chosen
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Dress code is smart- no casual clothes (i.e. jeans, sportswear, joggers or sneakers)
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 300 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Mark wrote a review Jan 7
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We did the classic tour which was excellent we learned so much about cacao and the process. We got to make chocolate the traditional way which was a blast and it tasted fantastic. The guide was very informative and he English was very good. Due to COVID we were the only ones
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Date of experience: January 2021
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CJL wrote a review Oct 2020
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Thanks to Oscar, Gregory, Sijo, Miguel, Yanni and Maribel for the best experience tour. Best, service I ever see and very kind and so fun.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from chococlub, Manager at Cacao Plantation and Chocolate Factory Tour with Tasting of Chocolate
Responded Dec 4, 2020
Thank you!!! Hope to hear from you soon!
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Michelle S wrote a review Jan 2020
5 contributions1 helpful vote
We were a mix ages group of about 40 people, visiting the plantation in San Francisco de Macoris. Definitely a delicious learning experience. The Dominican Lunch was exquisite and the chocolate amazing. 100 % recommended. Special thanks to Adelaida, our tour guide.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from JannaR109, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Cacao Plantation and Chocolate Factory Tour with Tasting of Chocolate
Responded Jan 14, 2020
Good morning, Thanks for taking your time to tell us your experience, is very important for us to read that you were satisfied with our customer sevice which is a goal for our team, Thank you again, hope you visit us soon
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Michelle C wrote a review Jul 2019
Sedalia, Missouri73 contributions18 helpful votes
This is a must-do! When we arrived they gave us some freshly made hot chocolate to drink while we waited. Then we had a tour of the plantation and learned a lot while walking around. Then they showed us the traditional way to make chocolate. After that we had a tour of some
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from JannaR109, Public Relations Manager at Cacao Plantation and Chocolate Factory Tour with Tasting of Chocolate
Responded Aug 13, 2019
Good morning, Thanks for taking your time to tell us your experience, is very important for us to read that you enjoyed the whole tour and the plantation, Thank you again, hope you visit us soon Regards,
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About the operator

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By: El Sendero del Cacao
NataliF5
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Great Experience
The staff is great, the tour was very informative and we did learn a lot. it was a really great experience for the
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Wherearethedents
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Cocao to chocolate!
Such a fun and informative tour! All the employees worked hard to make sure that we had a great time. Even though
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ladyshapeshifter
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Cute and Yummy
Impeccably decorated, concise and informative, the digital tour guide is a little hokey but also cute. Overall very
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W9239GLmichelles
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Path of Cacao in San Francisco de Macoris, Dom Rep
An age mix group of 40 people participated in this delicious tour. Thanks to our tour guide (English Speaker), Adel
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412verenav
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Beautiful experience!
Lovely plantation and tour. Our guide Gregory was very knowledgeable and attentive. The chocolate is delicious and
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rayny r
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Super cool place
We loved the experience. From the cacao plantation to the chocolate production, the music and the experience overal
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tatumisabel
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The Chocolate and Culture Tour was Awesome!
This tour was amazing! I chose the Chocolate and Culture tour since it included transportation. They picked us up r
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Go646515
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Excellent customer service
When we had trouble with booking the reservation, the customer service we experienced was stellar. You are in good
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Sweeper57
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YMCA Alumni Travel Club
Excellent Tour. Beautiful location. Extremely informative and educational. Learned old and new ways of manu
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tshepard12
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The cacao tour is fun, informative, and a great value!
Book in advance on their website. Clear signs on the road tell you exactly where to go. Once you're there, you're i
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Mohan S
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Cacaco Farm Tour
We drove to El Sendero from Santo Domingo. The tour was quite educational for us chocolate lovers. The little dance
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Brian W
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Very educational and a lot of fun
I know a considerable amount about the chocolate business, but I still found this tour to be very interesting and t
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Princess Yahmee... S
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The tour is more than just learning about chocolate...
This was my first tour when arriving in Santo Domingo. We were picked up on time by an amazing driver who on the w
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Yadixa A
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Best educational tour in the Dominican Republic!
Loved every second of this tour! The tour guide was amazing her way of showing the kids in a fun and easy way is su
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pablomata3456
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Excellent Trip
Very educational and the chocolate is great. They are very descriptive of the entire process that the cacao goes th
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