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The Ultimate Lopinot Experience

Experience the different aspects of flora, fauna, food and culture of the picturesque village of Lopinot.

Key Details

Locals
Sat 26 August, 2017
4 hrs
9:00 am
Lopinot Country Style Community Tourism Association (LCSCTA)
Yes
US$48.00 per person
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Tour Description

What to expect
The village of Lopinot is one of the most picturesque in Trinidad, boasting a deep cultural heritage. The tour allows participants to experience the different aspects of flora, fauna, food and culture of the village.
What’s included
  • Tour guide;
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Light Meal and Refreshments
  • Take away sample of authentic Lopinot 70% Dark Chocolate

Not included: Ground transport

What you will do and see

Count Lopinot Historical Site

Visit the Count Lopinot Historical Site to meet Mr. Martin Gomez, local folklorist and entertainer. Mr. Gomez relates the history of the Count and the village. He will share about the various peoples that populated the valley even before Count Lopinot settled here. Tour closes with interactive Parang Music as guests have an opportunity to play percussion instruments.

Guided Nature Trail Walk

Take a guided walk along the nature trail which is located at the rear of the property. Learn about trees, plants and flowers that can be found in the forest surrounding this picturesque village. Walk through a chaarral of very large rocks.

Tree to Bar Chocolate Demo

Experience first hand from a local Chocolate Maker how chocolate is made at Café Mariposa.  Toryven is the brand of Single Estate Chocolates made here. Toryven is named in honour of our parents. The process is artisanal and the bars are hand-wrapped. Learn about cocoa processing, what was done in the past and what is done now; what it may hold for our future.   See some antique instruments used in Cocoa Processing and learn how they are used. Discover the position that the flavour profile of Trinidad Cocoa has on a Global scale. Finally, witness the how to Dance the Cocoa.  On completion of the tour, each participant will be given a sample of the Toryven 70% Dark Chocolate.

Tortilla Meal with Fresh Fruit Juice

End the tour with a savory tortilla meal served at Café Mariposa along with a refreshing natural fruit juice.

Prep and What to wear
  • Shoes and clothes – Please wear sneakers and other comfortable footwear and clothing
  • Protection – Sunscreen and insect repellent are advised.
Kid Friendliness
Kids are encouraged to join this tour.
Meeting Place
Meeting Time: 9:00am
Meeting Place: Lopinot Historical Complex:
BOOKINGS

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CANCELLATION POLICY
Cancellations made longer than 72 hours prior to the event have no charge.
Cancellations made less than 72 hours prior to the event incur full fee

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WOOCS 1.1.9
Date
Sat 26 August, 2017
Guests
x US$48.00
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