Full Day: Chocolate Route, Forests & Mangroves (Departure From Guayaquil)

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    8:30 am or 17:00 pm Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pickup the travelers in all the hotels in Guayaquil and in the Aeropuerto Internacional José Joaquín de Olmedo.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


We start at 8:30 am where we will do three different activities in a single day visiting a protected reserve that houses 54 species of mammals in which we highlight the Howler Monkey, 221 species of birds, 8 amphibians and 12 varieties of reptiles. We will walk through an extensive vegetation surrounded by trees representative of the dry forest, then we will go to the mangroves of El Morro to take a boat that will take us to know several interesting places where we will observe a variety of native and migratory herons such as: Frigate birds, Piqueros, Pato Cuervo , Black-necked heron, White heron, Blue heron Garza Nvea, Heron scythered - White ibis, Heron pink palette. Finally our activity ends in a Hacienda Cacaotera, we will fully learn the whole process of the Cocoa Fruit from planting, harvest and post harvest this is accompanied with the preparation and preparation of handmade 100% Ecuadorian chocolate.

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Come and enjoy an unforgettable experience, we will enter a protected area of around 6078 hectares in extensive vegetation surrounded by tropical dry trees, this wonderful place is home to 54 species of mammals, 221 species of birds, 8 species of amphibians and 12 varieties of reptiles, here we will find 3 different types of trails or routes to choose.
The way Monkey howler that road has a duration of (4 hours round trip) is noted for often observing howler monkeys in its wild state, there is also the trail Buena Vista that is characterized by its beautiful natural landscapes, it is a friendly tour where you can see several species of native birds, in the higuern trail it stands out for its slopes and its extensive vegetation and trees representative of the dry forest, then we will go to the Morro Mangroves and sail for around 2 hours through the estuary, here we will find a variety of mangrove, red, black and white, these roots are an important element for its inhabitants because from here they obtain the products of fishing of commercial species, particularly the capture of the red crab. The conservation of the mangroves provide a refuge for several species wild birds such as the frigate birds, pikemen, raven duck, black-necked heron, white heron, heron Blue Heron Nvea, Heron crabeater - White Ibis, Garza paleta rosada most are threatened species in danger of extension and we can observe a great variety in this route. Finally, our activity ends in a Hacienda Cacaotera of approximately 100 hectares. This activity allows us to know the traditions of our farmers where the diversity of fruits, flowers and plantations of our region also stands out. We will learn in full control the entire process of the Cocoa Fruit from sowing, harvesting and post harvest, this is accompanied by the preparation and preparation of 100% pure national chocolate.



Transport by private vehicle

Bottled water

Hotel pickup



Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Minimum age is 12 years

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate