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Chocolate Tour in Mindo

Learn El Quetzal method to make fine organic chocolate & treat yourself to some chocolate tasting


Ecuador is known worldwide for having the best chocolate in the world. Wouldn't you want to taste it yourself or even better, learn how to make it?


El Quetzal de Mindo is chocolate factory located in Mindo, where you can learn the full production of the high quality cocoa bean, grown and produced in Ecuador. In the facilities there is a didactic area reserved for the explanation with all the necessary steps to the production of the chocolate bar. A guide illustrates and explains with enthusiasm in several languages, ending with an extensive tasting of chocolate products.

Their mission is to offer the highest quality cocoa products, without additives or artificial ingredients, promoting ethical practices and sustainability among farmers and suppliers. All their products are made with fresh, organic and local ingredients.


Operating Hours: Everyday Monday through Sunday

from 8:00am - 05:00 pm



9 de Octubre Street, Mindo - Ecuador


Telephone Number: +593 98 626 3805




Tour Info:

Ticket provides a hands-on experience of el Quetzal “bean to bar” chocolate-making process. The tour includes tasting of different types of chocolate, chocolate brownie, cocoa syrup, cocoa BBQ sauce, chocolate fondue and hot cocoa.



Factory is in the centre of town, two blocks away from Mindo Central Park. 

Attraction Tips

If you are looking to bring some presents back from your trip to Mindo or Ecuador, this is a great place to do so. Chocolate bars are sold in an excellent presentation, as well as cocoa syrup, BBQ sauce, cocoa hand soap, and cocoa tea.


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