I call this Belize Chocolate heaven! This remarkable tour will amaze you as this is where you see the chocolate “bean to bar” transformation. You get to spend some time at Ixcacao Chocolate which is one of the country first Belizean-Maya Chocolatier. Here you get to see where your chocolate really comes from. You will see a “chocolate plant”, a “chocolate seed” and even indulge in some Maya made hot chocolate and delicious chocolate samples. Juan and Abelina (Mayan owner of Ixcacao) will give you an incredible tour on the process of making your own chocolate starting from “seed” using heirloom stone tools.
This tour just gets better, cause then you are off to the SPICE FARM!!!
This unique spice farm offers an aroma of a variety of genuine spices. Here you will our hands on cardamom, vanilla, allspice, nutmeg and black pepper plants. As you get deeper into this tour, you will discover the health, wealth and wonders of nature that this farm is gifted with. You get to touch and smell and taste these spices and learn about their origins, uses and how they are cultivated and processed. You will never look at your spice rack in the same way again. This is where a new love for spice will be awakened.
Time: 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Food: Lunch included
Price: $125 US per person
Level of difficulty: Easy
What to bring: A camera, sunblock, bug spray and extra cash to buy chocolate and spices to take home! Wear comfortable shoes or walking sandals