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Taste of the Yucatan: Merida Cooking Class and Market Visit

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    What to Expect
    Immerse yourself in the local culture! This tour will take you to the local market where
    you'll discover amazing traditional dishes, you’ll get to taste delicious local fruits and
    you'll learn about the customs and traditions of Yucatan. After buying all your supplies
    you'll take an exciting bus ride to the local home where your host and guide will guide
    you step by step to cook a traditional menu.

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    • Adventures Mexico Day Tours, Merida 97210 Mexico

    Sample Menu

    • Papadzules, Poc Chuc, Empandas, Tikin xic
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotel Caribe, Calle 59 500, Centro, 97000 Mérida, Yuc., Mexico
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    • Local taxes
    • Beverages
    • Food tasting
    • Lunch
    Exclusions
    • Items of personal nature
    • Tips to the guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • 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 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
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    27Reviews1Q&A
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    My husband,I and three friends enjoyed a wonderful couple of hours with Alejandro at Mérida’s Lucas de Galvez Mercado. After giving an overview of the market, Alejandro guided us smoothly and gave clear, detailed explanations as we shopped in the many sections of the busy
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    Echoing what other reviewers have said: A real pleasure, and not just for foodies. Food is life - so you'll learn a lot about living in Mérida and Yucatán, in addition to cooking and enjoying a great meal. We wish we had done it earlier in our stay! - A solid,
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    Response from adventuresmex, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Taste of the Yucatan: Merida Cooking Class and Market Visit
    Responded 26 Dec 2019
    Hello Mike! Thank you so much for all your comments and recommendations! We are really happy to know that you enjoyed this yucatan culinary experience. We hope you keep on traveling and discovering new countries!
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    We had a great day discovering the cuisine of Yucatán! It was a wonderful experience walking through the local food market with Edgar and learning about the local vegetables, herbs and fruits. Many thanks to Edgar’s aunt for having us at her house and letting us cook traditional
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    Response from adventuresmex, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Taste of the Yucatan: Merida Cooking Class and Market Visit
    Responded 26 Dec 2019
    Thank you so much for your review!
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    This was a fantastic experience. In Merida with our family of five and decided to learn about local cuisine. Alejandro our guide was superb. Very knowledgeable, personable and passionate about what he does and very caring about his clients. He was also very fun to be with. Can’t
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    Response from adventuresmex, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Taste of the Yucatan: Merida Cooking Class and Market Visit
    Responded 26 Dec 2019
    Thank you for your Review Sandy! The most important thing for us is that our passengers enjoy the culinary experience as a Yucatan resident! We hope you are still travelling around the world, learning about new cultures!
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    We had a private cantinas tour with Thelma who showed us around different types of cantinas in Mérida. It was a very relaxed afternoon and we had a good conversation with Thelma. Come hungry, as there is plenty of drinks and food!
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    Response from adventuresmex, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Taste of the Yucatan: Merida Cooking Class and Market Visit
    Responded 26 Dec 2019
    Hello Jeanny! Thank you so much for your comments! We are happy to know it was an amazing experience for you!
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    About the operator
    By: Adventures Mexico Day Tours
    karen c
    10
    Pamela and the Street Food Tour
    We had the pleasure of being escorted and entertained by Pamela for the street food walking tour in Merida. She
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    Edwin L
    10
    Full of great food and conversation
    Jose is an exceptional tour guide. You'll go through the main market, vendor stands, restaurants, as you walk
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    paula a
    Mystic, Connecticut
    11448
    Good food
    This was the second tour I took with Jose and was terrific. He knows the market well and is a wealth of
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    Heather F
    Boston, Massachusetts
    255
    Delicious & delightful
    Outstanding from start to finish! Our guide Pame was FABULOUS! Fun, funny, knowledgeable, energetic - everything
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    magook
    Ottawa, Canada
    4368
    Cantina Tour with José
    We spent an interesting afternoon visiting three different style cantinas, learning about cantinas vs
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    Dawn-Dusk-2012
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    2511
    Excellent experience!
    My husband,I and three friends enjoyed a wonderful couple of hours with Alejandro at Mérida’s Lucas de Galvez
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    Mariah
    Merida, Mexico
    176
    Delightful experience
    Our wonderful tour guide Jose was timely, informative, and patient. He answered all of our questions and was very
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    sjgerm
    46
    Great Tour
    Had an excellent food tour with Jose in Merida. Great way to see the local market and eat some interesting food.
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    Ben Vera R
    Alta Loma, California
    122
    Merida & Ruins
    We had a wonderful time exploring the historical center, Mayan ruins, haciendas & cenotes. Uxmal ruins were
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    Dawn-Dusk-2012
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    2511
    Flamingoes galore!
    My husband and I were amazed at the vast number of flamingoes spread out along the shore in the Biosphere Reserve
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