In Ecuador we have the preferred type of cocoa for the big companies in the world so they can make their chocolates with brands such as: Lindt, Godiva, Toblerone among others. The fine aroma cocoa or "Cacao Arriba" as we call it in our country, grows in the coastal area of Ecuador and in Mindo we can enjoy how they make handmade chocolate cuz in Ecuador only the famous company of Artisan Chocolat brand Pacari has bigs machines. Currently, Ecuador supplies more than half of the volume of fine or aroma cocoa traded in the world market, from the harvest of traditional and modern cocoa orchards of the National type. A total of 365 thousand hectares are planted, mostly in the hands of small producers. The supply of "Arriba" cocoa contributes to the development of the international market for fine or flavored cocoa. It is also an important source of income for the country. The country's annual production is 160,000 tons of fine cocoa. This covers 70% of the world supply of the "criollo" bean. This type of cocoa is used in all refined chocolates. However, what many do not know is that fine chocolate is distinguished by its purity, specifically, the flavor and fragrance that cocoa has, come discover the Ecuadorian cocoa with me.
We call her Stefy as the people call her in Ecuador. Stefy is a very enthusiastic lover of the culture of her country. She has been a certified tour guide for more than six years, and she knows all about its history, culture, archeology, nature, and animals. Prepare to smile as we discover the country of the four worlds in one: Ecuador.
Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Mindo with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.
The tour will last about 60 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Mindo. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!
While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.
We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.
The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.
Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.
For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.
09 October 2021
Fascinating tour of the long process of creating top-quality, natural chocolate. We were also shown the varied bars of chocolate resulting from the process.
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09 October 2021
08 October 2021
This was a highly educational and eye opening tour. Thank you for all your efforts that you put into this program!
08 July 2021
The process of making chocolate is quite long and shows the dedication butvtotally worth it
07 July 2021
What a wonderful tour guide. She was charming and informative and friendly and excellent!