Private Cooking Class in Mérida

Private Cooking Class in Mérida

Starts in: Mérida Available: Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Private Guided Tour
6 hour tour
English
From $29Per person
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Private Cooking Class in Mérida Highlights

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Visit a local market, rarely frequented by tourists to pick up ingredients

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Learn about fruits and vegetables only found in this region of Mexico

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Spend time with a local host who will teach you how to make authentic Mayan dishes

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Sit down and devour your creations with hibiscus tea or horchata

Why we chose this tour

Our Private Cooking Class in Mérida starts with you meeting a friendly local guide who will take you to a market rarely frequented by tourists. Pick up ingredients and learn about Mexican and Mayan culture as you go. Head to a kitchen where your host will teach you how to make incredible dishes that are specific to the Yucatan region. Learn a few Spanish and Mayan words as you cook up a storm. Sit down to devour the fruits of your labor along with delicious hibiscus tea and horchata. Our Private Cooking Class in Mérida leaves with guaranteed departures.


Mayan cuisine is something very special, as you’ll learn in our Private Cooking Class in Mérida. Your guide is handpicked by us based on their knowledge and experience so you know you’ll be in the best of hands as you visit the markets and cook delicious dishes. You’ll feel right at home conversing with the stallholders, making food, and learning some Spanish and Mayan as you go. They say the best way to learn about a culture is through its food, and you’ll certainly be doing that on this experience! Vamos!

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Private Cooking Class in Mérida Itinerary

13:00 - Pick up from Merida
  • Meet your local guide at a centralized location in Merida.
Private Cooking Class in Mérida
  • Meet your guide and head towards a local market, one where tourists rarely venture. There your guide will teach you all about the local fruits and vegetables such as achiote, pepita de calabaza, and chile habanero.
  • Shop for the meal you're about to prepare whilst chatting to local stallholders.
  • Head to a kitchen where your host will teach you all about Yucatan and Mayan cuisine. Learn some Spanish and Mayan words as you whip up some authentic cuisine.
  • You'll try dishes like salbutes, panuchos, papadzules or codzitos, and sip on horchata or hibiscus flower tea, before heading back to your hotel, with a stomach full of incredible food.
19:00 - Drop off at Mérida
  • The tour will finish at the family house where the cooking lesson is taking place.
NB - all timings on Private Cooking Class in Mérida are approximate
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Important Details

Includes
English-speaking local guide
Public transportation
Ingredients for all dishes
Cooking session at a local family home
Excludes
Transfer to your hotel after the tour by taxi
Personal travel insurance
Gratuities
What to Bring
Walking shoes
Water
Essential Information
The cooking class will end at your hosts house. You will need to take a taxi back to your hotel
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