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Taste of the Yucatan: Merida Cooking Class and Market Visit

Mérida, Mexico

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icon6 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
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Explore the distinctive flavors of Yucatec cuisine at a cooking class in a Merida home, preparing a traditional three-course meal alongside a local chef. You'll start in the vibrant Merida market, shopping for fresh fruits, vegetables, and recados, or Yucatec spice blends, then roll up your sleeves to cook an appetizer, main course, and dessert. From the marketplace to the home kitchen, this cooking class is a great way to experience Yucatec cuisine and get a glimpse of daily life in the bustling city.
  • Learn the flavors and ingredients of Yucatec cooking
  • Shop for fresh ingredients in the local market
  • Meet a local cook in a home kitchen
  • Cook and eat a delicious 3-course meal
  • Includes drinks, snacks, and lunch
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Instant Confirmation
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Local guide
Local taxes
Food tasting
Items of personal nature
Tips to the guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Hotel Caribe, Hotel Colonial, Calle 59 500, Centro, 97000 Mérida, Yuc., Mexico

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children under 8 years are free of charge
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian and Vegan option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 2 Adults per booking is required
  • Transportation is by public bus and taxi back to downtown
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Adventures Mexico

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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What is the maximum group size during Taste of the Yucatan: Merida Cooking Class and Market Visit?
This activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers.

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Ok experience
, Feb 2020
Great host and hostess! But the experience is to expensive for what u get .. and they shouldnt do more then 6 people at one time . Instead of 10. They warned us for this but we didnt have another choice for the date.. Instead of warning they should say its full.
This was an excellent tour and we...
E Jane O
, Apr 2018
This was an excellent tour and we really enjoyed it thanks to Rudolfo and Laura. We loved both parts - the visit to the market and the cooking experience itself. We did review the tour right after our trip and expected to receive the recipes but they never arrived. We hope to see them soon.
Very cool, unique local experience. So...
Moira S
, Mar 2018
Very cool, unique local experience. So happy we went on this tour!
The trip to the market and cooking...
Terry F
, Feb 2017
The trip to the market and cooking class that followed were both great! Very enjoyable experience!

Product code: 34253P3

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