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Canoe ride, banana plantations and cocoa beans: A trip full of adventure is ahead!

Enjoy a mixture of smells, flavors and adventure! Don’t miss this trip to the best of Ecuador and its incredible products: cocoa beans and banana plantations. (more pictures inside)

Tour Date: Thursday, September 7
We need at least 5 passengers for this tour. All reservations should be in by Tuesday 5th by 10pm

Tour Itinerary
7:00 am: Departure from Cuenca – Hotel Oro Verde

9:15am: We will begin at The Manglares of Churute with a 30 minute to and 30 minute back ride into the tropical natural forest, 156 thousand hectare reserve. If you love bird watching, you will love this part!

10:45 am: Cocoa is the ‘chocolate bean’ and in this plantation you will experience and enjoy the magnificent experience of the entire process of how chocolate is made: dried, toasted, and ground. We will be sure that you get a good taste of what chocolate tastes like as soon as its ready!

12:30 pm: We will be taking packed sandwich lunches from Grits Catering (included in the price).

2:15 pm: We will continue this incredible adventure with a visit to a banana plantation. Where we will enjoy and learn about the process that goes from a plant to the banana ready to be exported.

3:30 pm: Return to Cuenca.

6:00 pm: Arrival to Cuenca

Join us on this incredible adventure that will take place on Thursday, September 7.

Price: $99

More images below

We need at least 5 passengers for this tour. All reservations should be in by Tuesday 5th by 10pm. If the minimum number of passengers is not met, we will issue full refunds. 


Alvaro Palacios – your bilingual, certified tour guide

Photos from our last tour
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Name: CuencaHighLife
Phone: 0984822495