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El Quetzal de Mindo
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Mindo Chocolate Tour
Ranked #2 of 15 Tours in Mindo
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Learn all about our award winning Artisan small-batch chocolate and how it is made. Learn about harvesting, fermentation, drying and roasting. See cocoa fruit on trees growing in our gardens and taste fresh cacao fruit. You will walk through our gardens and where you will also see coffee, banana and guava trees. Also a variety of tropical and medicinal plants growing on our grounds. You will have a chance to view small-batch chocolate making in progress and taste plenty of samples including our world famous famous brownies. Chocolate bars and other locally made products and artisan goods are available for purchase. We also have a festive evening tour available at a reduced fee if you join both tours. The Leyenda de Chocolate tour takes you back in time experiencing how chocolate has been made for 5,000 years ago. Ask for both tours! Beer brewed on site, coffee grown and roasted on site. Find us just up the hill from the central park on the Main Street in Mindo. Don't miss this unique experience. Look for El Quetzal!
Reviewed June 30, 2014

There were only two of us when we turned up for the tour and there was no rush to get us through it. A tour of the garden as well as the traditional chocolate making methods,sampling chocolate in its various stages and then the gift shop and restaurant with some very healthy organic options. I felt they had every type of visitor covered. Great for Ecuadorian chocolate gifts, including chocolate marinade for the barbie!

Thank Gill A
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Reviewed June 24, 2014

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Reviewed June 19, 2014

A great tour to learn about the process of chocolate making. It started off a little slow, with the explanation of the history of chocolate in the region, but it picked up as we toured the grounds in detail.

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Reviewed June 8, 2014

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Reviewed June 8, 2014

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