Train
Trip Style
Thursday to Sundays and Holidays.
Departures
10:00 aprox.
Duration
Duran
Location

Tren del Cacao | Full Day Tour

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Discover the route that resemble the construction of the Trans-andean railway.
  • Visit the unforgettable Hacienda La Danesa.
  • Learn about the live in a classic “Montubia” hacienda
  • Enjoy cuisine in a “farm to fork” style.

Discover the historical route that resemble the construction of the Trans-andean railway from the intense coastal plains to the majestic Andes while visiting the exclusive Hacienda La Danesa.

The property was established in 1870 along with the first railway stations built in the Ecuadorian coast. Discover live in a classic “Montubia” hacienda while learning how to prepare artisans chocolate with cocoa harvested from the best plantations in the world and enjoy cuisine in a “farm to fork” style with local produced ingredients in a sustainable manner from the very same hacienda.

SHARED DEPARTURE Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sundays and Holidays.
ROUTE Durán – San Antonio – Durán
DEPARTURE LOCATION Durán
RETURN LOCATION Durán Train station.
DEPARTURE TIME 08:00 Passengers must arrive 30 mins before departure time.
DURATION  9:45 Hours Approximately
WEAR Comfortable clothing, hiking shoes, hat, jacket and sunscreen, camera
INCLUDED Train ticket.
On board bilingual guides and at each destination with local guides.
Admission and guided visit to the places mentioned in the itinerary.
 Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages on board.
 Chocolate tasting.
 Lunch and activities at Hacienda La Danesa
NOT INCLUDED Additional purchases.
Transfers to and from hotels.
Personal expenses.
Tips & Gratuities (optional)

 

Tren del Cacao Map
Tren del Cacao Map
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Tren del Cacao

08:00 Departure by train to San Antonio with a short stopover at Yaguachi. The landscape changes as we move forward from painteresque rural to endless sugar cane, banana, rice and cocoa plantations. Yearly floods from the rivers, while they run form the Andes to the Pacific coast, enriches the soil and restores its fertility.

10:50 Arrival to Hacienda La Danesa. Established in 1870, the 500 acres hacienda breeds Swiss-Brown cattle and grows cocoa at its own plantation. Our guests will learn how to prepare hand-made chocolate! Gourmet lunch at the hacienda.

14:45 Departure to Durán by train.

17:40 Arrival to Durán railway station.

Tren del Cacao
Tren del Cacao
Tren del Cacao
Tren del Cacao
Tren del Cacao

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