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Taste of the Yucatan: Merida Cooking Class and Market Visit provided by Adventures Mexico Day Tours

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Taste of the Yucatan: Merida Cooking Class and Market Visit

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Important Information
Departure Point
Hotel Caribe, Hotel Colonial de Mérida, Calle 59 500, Centro, 97000 Mérida, Yuc., Mexico
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 travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Dawn-Dusk-2012 wrote a review Jan 2020
Minneapolis, Minnesota49 contributions12 helpful votes
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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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from adventuresmex, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Taste of the Yucatan: Merida Cooking Class and Market Visit
Responded 11 Mar 2020
Thank you much for your recommendation!
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Mike829 wrote a review Dec 2019
Toronto, Canada49 contributions18 helpful votes
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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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from adventuresmex, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Taste of the Yucatan: Merida Cooking Class and Market Visit
Responded 27 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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Stephanie wrote a review Nov 2019
Tuttlingen, Germany6 contributions1 helpful vote
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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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from adventuresmex, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Taste of the Yucatan: Merida Cooking Class and Market Visit
Responded 27 Dec 2019
Thank you so much for your review!
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SandyH2470 wrote a review Aug 2019
Palo Alto, California11 contributions1 helpful vote
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 27 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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Jeanny89 wrote a review Aug 2019
Cape Town, South Africa75 contributions24 helpful votes
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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Date of experience: July 2019
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Responded 27 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

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Two tours of Uxmal/Kabah and Chichen Itza/Cenote
I used Adventures Mexico for two different tours. They were small group tours, 8 or us on one of the tours and 4 on
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Amazing Experience!
We absolutely loved this tour! It was one of our favorite things that we did in Merida. Seeing the market was incre
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Walking, Talking, and Eating! The best of everything!!
We recently spent a terrific morning in Merida tasting our way through the market with Alejandro and Iveth. And ju
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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 int
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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 throu
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Good food
This was the second tour I took with Jose and was terrific. He knows the market well and is a wealth of information
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Delicious & delightful
Outstanding from start to finish! Our guide Pame was FABULOUS! Fun, funny, knowledgeable, energetic - everything yo
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Cantina Tour with José
We spent an interesting afternoon visiting three different style cantinas, learning about cantinas vs restaurant-ba
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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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Great Tour
Had an excellent food tour with Jose in Merida. Great way to see the local market and eat some interesting food. Hi
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Merida & Ruins
We had a wonderful time exploring the historical center, Mayan ruins, haciendas & cenotes. Uxmal ruins were amazin
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Dawn-Dusk-2012
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Flamingoes galore!
My husband and I were amazed at the vast number of flamingoes spread out along the shore in the Biosphere Reserve o
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HIghlight of our trip to Merida
This is a great tour. Our guide, Jose, was knowledgeable and friendly. The food in the local market was better than
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Merida Street Food Walking Tour
Great tour. Jose Luis, our guide was friendly and well versed in the cultural significance of particular foods we t
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Great tour
We had a wonderful time exploring the local market and sampling traditional Yucatán foods with Jose. He was very i
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