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Sierra Norte, La Cumbre Ixtepeji

Do you like chocolate? of course you do! If you are curious about trying many different cacao recipes and learn the process of the chocolate making, this experience is for you! Starting from Oaxaca centro with a chocolate tasting and chocolate making experience. You will learn the secret about the sacred brevage from the raw seed to your cup. Cinnamon, cardamom, chili, traditional, dark,etc.. try them all, choose your favorite and make it with local experts Diego and Ervit.


We will then drive up into the mountains of the Sierra Norte to explore the fabric of the indispensable "Molinillo", wooden whisk handmade by family of the Sierra Norte and hike to the mountaintop for some stunning views. The hike is moderate, about 3 hours total through the pine trees leading us to the pic at 3200m (10500feet). We will enjoy flora and fauna of the cloud forest habitat and take time to drink our homemade hot chocolate in front of this beautiful panorama of pine trees mountains over the Sierra norte.


- Cacao making experience

- Transportation

- Binoculars


- Make your own cacao powder with local experts

- Learn about the tradition of Oaxaca

- Hike the beautiful pine forest

- Enjoy amazing view

- Learn the process of handmade wooden whisk

- Watch endemic birds

8am at 5 de mayo, 210, Oaxaca Centro

9 hours

Starts at $2,400.00 MXN / person



Great time on Christmas day
We joined Margo on Christmas day for the Cacao Day experience and had a wonderful time. Our group included young children (5 and 2) as well as seniors and the activities Margo arranged were a good time for all of us. Overall a great time and a nice conclusion to our trip to Mexico!
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