Real Food Adventure - Mexico Overview

Take a culinary journey through Mexico, tasting the flavours of Oaxaca, Puebla and Mexico City. From markets through ancient ruins to cooking classes and tasty streetside vendors, this is a real food adventure like no other.

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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,325
      CAD $1,345
      EUR €1,000
      GBP £835
      NZD $1,655
      ZAR R12,690
      CHF FR1,230
      AUD $1,395
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Real Food Adventure - Mexico.

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Trip Validity

  • 2013-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Experience Mexico’s distinctive cuisine while travelling through Oaxaca, Puebla and Mexico City

Get an authentic taste of Mexico on this luscious journey through some of Mexico’s most famous culinary regions. Meander through Oaxaca’s aromatic markets tasting queso (cheese), chocolate and chapulines (grasshoppers), take to the streets of Puebla to sample some the city’s local specialties - tacos arabes, cemitas and tortitas de Santa Clara are just the beginning – and learn the secrets behind Mexico’s culinary traditions in a mouth-watering cooking class. Marvel at the geometric mosaics that adorn the pre-Colombian buildings at Mitla, choose to discover Mexico’s fascinating ancient history at Monte Alban’s Zapotec ruins, taste sublime traditional dishes cooked in colourful local eateries, take to the streets of Mexico City on a taco crawl and experience a delightful culinary heritage that goes back thousands of years. If you’re after cultural richness, authentic experiences and flavoursome food that’s tinged with fiesta, then this Real Food Adventure is for you.

  • Take a taco-crawl through Mexico City
  • Sample queso, cactus and even grasshoppers at Oaxaca’s delicious Abastos Markets
  • Discover the impressive ruins of Mitla
  • Taste the ancient spirit, pulque, at a Puebla pulqueria
  • Learn to make Puebla’s most famous dishes mole poblano and tinga during a memorable cooking class
  • Explore Mexico City’s Bellas Artes Palace and Zocalo on a walking food tour
  • Taste tortillas fresh off the comal
  • Dine on the flavours of Mexico at a traditional cantina

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Mexico City, Mexico
  • Finish:

    Mexico City, Mexico
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 12
  • Meals:

    7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (7 nts)
  • Transport:

    Bus, Plane
  • Included activities:

    Mexico City - Centro Historico food tour and lunch, Mexico City - Coyoacan visit, Mexico City - Taco crawl, Oaxaca - Mercado Abasto tour, Oaxaca - Mercado Tlacolula visit, Oaxaca - Mezcaleria visit, Oaxaca - Mitla ruins visit, Puebla - City food tour, Puebla - Cooking class

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    309kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1.A single supplement is available on this trip. 2. For 2015 this trip will extend to 9 days commencing on a Saturday. The trip will include a stop on the Pacific Coast in a small beach side village. The trip will still start and finish in Mexico City.

  • Total price from

    USD $1,325
    CAD $1,345
    EUR €1,000
    GBP £835
    NZD $1,655
    ZAR R12,690
    CHF FR1,230
    AUD $1,395
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $165
    CAD $168
    EUR €125
    GBP £104
    NZD $206
    ZAR R1,586
    CHF FR153
    AUD $174
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About Mexico

Real Food Adventure - Mexico Summary

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Day 1 Mexico City

Modern meets ancient in Mexico City. This former Aztec capital is full of incredible sights, rich in culture and home to a famed food scene which is definitely worth discovering.

Days 2-3 Oaxaca

Oaxaca is a culturally diverse city with beautifully preserved colonial buildings, impressive archaeological sites, amazing markets and one of the most respected art scenes in Mexico.

Day 4 Puebla

With a compelling history still reflected in its wealth of colonial buildings and churches, Puebla is a delight - especially its cuisine, which gave the world mole poblano.

Days 5-8 Mexico City

Although crowded and smoggy, Mexico City offers a great variety of impressive museums, galleries and architecture, along with exciting night life and delicious street food.
    • 8
    • QVZA
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,325
      CAD $1,345
      EUR €1,000
      GBP £835
      NZD $1,655
      ZAR R12,690
      CHF FR1,230
      AUD $1,395
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Food
    • Original
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