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Taste of Yucatan
- 4-5 hours
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Book this Merida tour to discover a produce market not many tourists visit, pick up some Spanish (and Mayan) lingo, learn how to cook regional dishes, and eat aforementioned regional dishes. Spoiler alert: It won't taste like Taco Bell!
* Explore one of the bustling Merida markets
* Shop locally grown veggies
* Meet locals and cook and taste yucatecan delicacies
* Prepare salbutes, panuchos, papadzules or codzitos
What's included in this trip
Carbon Offset:Voucher exchange details
Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the trip.
Confirmation of booking
Please contact Merida Urban Adventures to confirm your trip 24 hours prior to departure.
Latin Americans can be very conscious of appearance so try to be casual but conservative in your dress. Outside of beach areas halter tops and very short shorts should not be worn. When visiting churches or religious sites shoulders and knees should be covered.
Children must be 6 years of age to 11 years inclusively.
If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour
This Merida day tour culinary experience includes visit to a bustling market, conversation with local people and the possibility to cook and sample some of the yucatecan delicacies. We start our tour visiting one of the local markets of Merida, not very frequented by tourists. Our guide will explain us in detail about some of the fruits and vegetables only produced in the region. We will learn about achiote, pepita de calabaza and chile habanero. We will also do our shopping for the meal we will prepare today, before arriving to our host’s home.
The Yucatan cuisine includes one of the most varied arrays of dishes of Mexico. While we prepare our food, our host and guide will explain us some of the traditions of the local people, the influence of other cultures and the differences between the yucatecos and the people from other parts of Mexico. We will learn some Spanish and Mayan words while we taste the delicious plates prepared by ourselves.
We may prepare salbutes, panuchos, papadzules or codzitos. Included beverages are horchata or hibiscus flower tea. Our experience comes to and after a long chat with our host, and we say good bye to our new friends.