Exclusive 2 Days Coffee and Cacao Experience

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Quito

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Dive into the world of coffee and chocolate! Drive to the cloud forest where you will learn about the life cycle of coffee beans on the coffee plantation. Treat your taste buds to the delicious flavour of freshly ground Ecuadorian Fino de Aroma Coffee. Indulge in the world’s best gourmet chocolate on the cacao plantation in the Mashpi cloud forest. Here, a local expert will show you all of the steps necessary to make a delicious chocolate bar, starting with the cacao pod off the tree and ending with a tasting of the exotic flavour combinations that this chocolatier has created. Your adrenaline will rise while you canopy through the cloud forest. An expert in all things canopy and the local ecosystem gives you a national geographic like explanation about the endemic species, fauna and ecosystem.
DAY 1EXPERIENCE the effects of walking the equator line in the Intiñan museum (Mitad del Mundo) and learn about Ecuador indigenous cultures.BECOME a coffee expert. See how the fruit of the coffee farm, through a process of fermentation, gets transformed into your favorite cup of coffee. Enjoy a tasting session while overlooking the green cloud forest.SPEND the night in pristine Intillacta, where biologists and nature conservationists try to conserve the unique ecosystem called Chocó.RELAX in the peaceful area of the unexplored cloud forest and try the exotic local fruits and vegetables that are freshly picked for your delicious dinner.Meals included: Lunch and dinner.DAY 2WHOOSH through the tall trees of the cloud forest (optional activity) on the first ziplines of Ecuador, used to study birds and species of the area. Or enjoy a peaceful walk in the area.INDULGE, taste and smell the world’s tastiest chocolate on the Organic Cacao Farm of Masphi.REVEAL the cacao farming secrets with the local guide who shows you around on the farm.SWIM in the refreshing pristine river or stroll around Mashpi village before heading back to Quito.Meals included: Breakfast and lunch.

What’s included

  • Mitad del Mundo Museum- Equator,
  • Coffee Farm tour and Tasting,
  • Intillacta Canopy,
  • Chocolate Farm tour and Tasting.
  • 1 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 1 dinners
  • Private transportation to and from activities.
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Quito/Pick up and drop off at the meeting point.
  • 1 night in Intillacta lodge in standard cabins.
  • Local guide during museum visit.
  • Biologist and zip lining expert (optional) in Intillacta.
  • Coffee farmer.
  • Cacao farmer.
  • 24/7 support from our team.
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Mandatory Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips for guides
  • Canopy – Intillacta
  • Walk with guide – Intillacta