Houston Walking Tour for 2, 4, or 12 from Discover Houston Tours (Up to 53% Off)

Ruggles Bakery

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Sample sweets over the course of a three-hour tour that explores the history and flavors of chocolate around the world

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Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must make reservation online. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Must be 8 or older. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Discover Houston Tours - Ruggles Bakery: Houston Walking Tour for 2, 4, or 12 from Discover Houston Tours (Up to 53% Off)

Choose from Three Options

  • $40 for Rice Village Chocolate Safari tour for two ($80 value)
  • $79 for Rice Village Chocolate Safari tour for four ($160 value)
  • $225 for private Rice Village Chocolate Safari tour for twelve ($480 value)

Guides lead tourists and their sweet teeth on a journey through Rice Village’s architecture, with stops inside bakeries and chocolatiers. The tour kicks off with a pair of cookies and bit of education in the art of baking at Ruggles. Thusly fortified, the tour heads out to the British Isles to hunt for hidden Cadbury eggs. Then, the group moves just around the corner to Plate and Bottle, where a chocolatier cover’s the history of cacao from the time of Montezuma’s reign to present day. Of course, learning goes best with samples, and the educational stop includes a piece of white chocolate, milk chocolate, and dark chocolate, each paired with a complementary beverage, for every visitor. After getting a taste for Texan chocolate, the group heads to Chocolat du Monde to sample squares of French and Belgian varieties. The tour finally concludes at Sweet Paris Creperie, where tour attendees enjoy 20% off food and drink, including decadent Nutella s’mores.

Discover Houston Tours

Established: 1988
Reservations/Appointments: Required
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Average Duration of Services: 2–4 hours
Pro Tip: Our tours are a great opportunity to learn about Houston and meet new friends.
Handicap Accessible: No
Parking: Parking lot
Most Popular Attraction/Offering: Downtown Houston Tunnel System
Recommended Age Group: All Ages

Q&A with Sandra Lord, Owner

What special credentials do you or your staff have?
We are members of the Professional Tour Guide Association of Houston.

I'm a first-timer. How do you get me ready for the experience?
Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather.

What is the one feature of your business that you're most proud of?
Our guides love to show off Houston.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
The word "Texas" comes from the Hasinai Indian word for "friend" or "ally," so "Texas" really does mean "friendly."

Tips

68 Ratings

Tour was great! Sandra was sweet and very knowledgeable! A relaxing tour and wealth of information about Houston.
Jordan R. · April 9, 2016
It was a very fun and enjoyable experience Thank you!
Linda M. · October 6, 2015
Great tour, had no problems whatsoever and had a great time
Benjamin W. · June 20, 2015

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