Our activity will start from 8:00 in the morning. Course to a Cacao farm of 100 hectares. We will know how since 1960, in an arduous and intense selection of Ramillas of the most productive trees, grafts are carefully elaborated which gives life to a new type of plant or clone known as CCN51, a very resistant, strong variety and one of the most productive in the world. We will learn the drying processes of the seed from its fermentation and roasting until the chocolate is made.
The goal is to taste a 100% pure product with an artisan feel.
We will walk through the extensive forest path and observe different varieties of mangoes, banana plantations, Papaya, Marañon and Achiote
In the afternoon we will travel an hour and a half until our next destination on the way we will observe the Commune of Atahualpa. A workshop of several craftsmen dedicated to the elaboration and confection of wood articles, later it is a small Fishing Port called Ancón, this place was one of the main oil commercial producers of the coastal region, along the Commune can be see the pumps called pump jacks.
We will continue our journey along the coast, we will appreciate the beautiful and extensive beach of Mar Bravo which is 17 kilometers long and a cliff of 3 meters high, its waters are strong waves and is ideal for practice of Surf
To side we will find The spa of Punta Carnero, also it is known as the Route of the shrimp, here there are a series of pools of larvae of Camarón.
Finally we will reach the salt ponds, this factory produces this industrial soluble mineral since 1961.
In the lagoons that form around the Mines; there is an important refuge of 140 species of birds that make this site their habitat, this place has become the first site of regional importance of birds of Ecuador since here hundreds of migratory species meet They travel from the northern hemisphere along the Pacific coast to the south of the continent.
We will observe colector plovers and their five different species. As well as White-cheeked Ducks, South American Tern, White or Gray Heron, Cocoa Heron, Pink Heron, Yellow-winged Stilt, Black-necked Stilt, Snowy Heron, Dominican Gull among other species.
We finish our visit with a short step on the beach where we will be around an hour, then return. P>