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Mother Tree-to-Chocolate Tasting provided by Altisimo Chocolate, Coffee & Bistro

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Mother Tree-to-Chocolate Tasting

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Come to The Chocolate Factory - Altisimo Chocolate, Coffee & Bistro Downtown Cuenca, Ecuador The History of cacao in Ecuador is partly a well kept secret. Also is the saving and preservation of the Mother Heirloom trees. We use only this type of rare cacao in order to make the finest chocolate in the world which will expand your senses of flavor. Preserve and Taste The Rare. Before or After your Tasting tour enjoy our 85 seat bistro for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner, we also offer Hot Chocolate, wine, beer in addition to well and mixed drinks.
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  • You'll start at
    Altisimo Chocolate
    Gran Colombia, Benigno Malo 8-86 y, Cuenca 010101, Ecuador
    Walking or by Tram: The Chocolate Factory is located just one block North of Parque Calderon, directly across from the City Museum. Take the Tram (future) to the Santa Domingo Church stop on Gran Colombia the walk 1-1/2 blocks East to the Chocolate Factory - Altisimo Chocolate, Coffee & Bistro
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    Altisimo Chocolate
    Stop: 30 minutes
    Explore the terroir of Ecuador with this 20-minute taste and sensory driven journey with our chocolate experts through the making of high-altitude artisan craft chocolate from the ancestral trees to the cacao pod to our finished chocolates and bars. We provide chocolate samples and instruction on how to taste fine chocolate. If your short on time, this 20-minute "Mother Tree-to-Bar Tasting" will ready your appetite for more extensive tastings and parings. This beginning tour/tasting is perfect for curious chocolate lovers of all ages and skill levels who want to taste some of the worlds best rare chocolate. Reservations prefered;
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    Altisimo Chocolate
    Gran Colombia, Benigno Malo 8-86 y, Cuenca 010101, Ecuador
    Walking or by Tram: The Chocolate Factory is located just one block North of Parque Calderon, directly across from the City Museum. Take the Tram (future) to the Santa Domingo Church stop on Gran Colombia the walk 1-1/2 blocks East to the Chocolate Factory - Altisimo Chocolate, Coffee & Bistro
    See address & details
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Departure Point
Altisimo Chocolate, Gran Colombia, Benigno Malo 8-86 y, Cuenca 010101, Ecuador
Duration
20–30 minutes
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Includes 3 single estate chocolate samples and lemon mint water as a palate cleanser.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • 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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Larry P wrote a review Feb 2020
Hampden, Maryland5 contributions
I was having lunch at Las Cruces and I struck up a conversation with the expat American couple next to me. We were talking about Cuenca, restaurants and expat life there. I told them I was going on a tour of the chocolate factory on Gran Columbia which is just doors from my
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Date of experience: February 2020
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By: Altisimo Chocolate, Coffee & Bistro
Edocol
Edocol
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If you’re a real chocolate enthusiast, don’t miss it!!
If you like chocolate, this will open you a brand new world!! Super interesting tour and tasting of REAL chocolate,
Julieds1605
Julieds1605
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Eye opening, delicious and unique chocolate experience
We went to Altisimo with the idea of having a snack but we ended up having an incredible experience. Their chocolat
knoxfielding
knoxfielding
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The Rarest of Chocolate
I was really impressed with Jim's passion and knowledge of Cacao in Ecuador. He not only talks about the difficulty
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  • Duration: 20–30 minutes
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