Chocolate Discovery Transfer Shore Excursion Detail
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Port: Puerto Chiapas, Mexico
Approx. Duration: 4 hours
Adult Pricing: $72*
Child Pricing: $41*
*Prices vary by sail date.
Learn about the discovery and history of the cacao bean and its importance to the Mayan people. See how the beans are transformed into chocolate right at in the main square.
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Chocolate Discovery Transfer

Explore one of the most interesting Mayan sites in the region, a collection of ancient stone carvings dating from roughly 300 BCE to 100 BCE. These carvings depict the Mayan ideas of the creation of the universe and their religious beliefs. The Tree of Life in the Mayan world is a Ceiba tree, commonly found in Chiapas and the Mayan jungles.


Take a short bus ride to the Chocolate Discovery. Here, you’ll learn about the discovery and history of the sacred cacao bean and its importance to the Mayan people. See how the beans are transformed into chocolate right in the main square. Also, you'll see a variety of local handcrafts and flowers of the region. Local dancers and marimba players will provide a lively performance. After a short stop to see the local church, you’ll be on your way back to your ship.


Note: Guests should wear a hat and comfortable shoes. Bring eco-friendly sunscreen and bug repellent. Most areas are not wheelchair accessible.
Activity Level
  • 5.0/5 Stars.
(1 Review)
Write a Review
Port: Puerto Chiapas, Mexico
Approx. Duration: 4 hours
Adult Pricing: $72*
Child Pricing: $41*
*Prices vary by sail date.

  1. Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
  2. Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
  3. Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods of time; can involve uneven or steep terrain or swimming in a light current. Recommended only for physically fit and adventurous travelers.