FOOD AND CULTURE TOURS
The Chocolate Farm and Factory day tour is based
on education, adventure, fun, relaxation and exploration.
This is a full day tour that takes place in the verdant landscape of the Toledo District, the tropical home of over 1,500 certified organic cacao farmers, the majority of whom are Mopan and Kekchi Maya.
$130.00US per person for personalized tour
2 person minimum
You will visit a small gourmet chocolate company, sample their delicious products, and make your own chocolate on stone tools that are more than 100 years old and learn about the culture and history of cacao and chocolate in Belize. Enjoy a delicious homemade traditional Maya lunch.
To personalize your trip, add in one of these other tours:
Nim Li Punit
Nim Li Punit is a beautiful hilltop Maya ruin which is sometimes refers to as “Big Hat”. The Ruin is a medium size ruin that is partially cleared but yet still beautiful and attractive. The site depicts the tallest remaining carved stelae found to date in Belize.
Explore a beautiful spice farm which is one of the newest tours in the Toledo District. You will get the chance to tour a local spice farm, learn about different techniques used in spice growing, harvesting and learn what spices are grown especially in Southern Belize.
Traditional Mayan Farm
(time permitting, this tour can be added to the Spice Farm Tour)
Visit a Traditional Mayan Farm to experience how the Mayans have adapted to living in the modern world yet still live true to their heritage. See how they farm and have the opportunity to purchase local handmade crafts.
Tours are led by Lyra Sprang, a very knowledgeable local and anthropologist. Cost includes lunch, park fees and transportation.