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Finally, professionally organized tours to learn about chocolate and cacao in Ecuador are up and running. We have two itineraries, one more intense than the other. Come during Ecuador’s peak cacao harvesting season in April and May and you will see all the amazing activities that go into making chocolate. Visit Ecuatoriana de Chocolate factory in Quito, the Kallara cooperative, and other amazing sites.

We now have 3 tours scheduled this year to take you to Ecuador´s chocolate country. In addition, we have a fourth tour with Ecole Chocolat in April, which is the professional chocolate tour in Ecuador led by me and Steve Devries.

Our current Ecuadorian Chocolate Tours are scheduled for Saturday, April 6 to 13, and Saturday, May 4 to Saturday May 11. Finally, we have an eleven day, intensive tour to see cacao related activities in two areas of Ecuador, including the remote Esmeraldas province, from July  6 to July 17th.

For more information and pre-registration for these tours in Ecuador’s chocolate country, please click here.

Welcome to Destination Ecuador!

Welcome to Destination Ecuador! My family and I have been living in Ecuador for the last four and a half years. We’ve dealt with the worst kinds of red-tape, searched out or ended up making hard-to-find ingredients ourselves, imported equipment for making chocolate confections, learned the import-export business...Continue >>


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