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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.
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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 4 weeks ago
    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 4 weeks ago
    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 4 weeks ago
    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 4 weeks ago
    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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    If you ever have the opportunity to visit Merida, then you must do this cooking course!!! My boyfriend and I absolutely loved this experience, and this was mainly due to Thelma (our guide for the day) and Laura (our chef and host). We met Thelma in the morning and she brought us
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    Response from adventuresmex, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Taste of the Yucatan: Merida Cooking Class and Market Visit
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Thank you for your comments Lorna! We hope you are still enjoying of new travel adventures!
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    About the operator
    By: Adventures Mexico Day Tours
    315 reviews
    Mibbo202
    Brooklyn, New York
    20
    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
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    nancysC7483RL
    10
    Merida Street Food Walking Tour
    Great tour. Jose Luis, our guide was friendly and well versed in the cultural significance of particular foods we
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    BeckyAM2013
    San Francisco, California
    32
    Great tour
    We had a wonderful time exploring the local market and sampling traditional Yucatán foods with Jose. He was very
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    Moonwalker907
    Anchorage, Alaska
    57
    Market food
    Awesome tour. Takes about three hours and ends with some food at a local restaurant. Alejandro is a wealth of
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    768zivn
    New York City, New York
    3531
    Fantastic tour with Jose
    Such a great way to get to know Mérida and its cuisine. Jose is a natural and we spent several hours with him. We
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    waragon
    San Francisco, California
    92
    Don't miss out on this!
    We really enjoyed our tour with Thelma who was incredibly knowledgeable and made the experience very memorable. It
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    chrismX4392ZB
    Simpsonville, South Carolina
    219
    Birthday Celebration
    Our guide was Alejandro. He was an awesome guide. We were to,d about the history of the market as we experienced
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    Mike829
    Toronto, Canada
    4817
    Not just for foodies!
    Echoing what other reviewers have said: A real pleasure, and not just for foodies. Food is life - so you'll
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    Tomb1000
    Auckland, New Zealand
    4810
    Excellent - do it
    We’ve been on a lot of food tours. This one is excellent. Alejandro knows his stuff and is passionate about local
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    BethS1962
    Kansas City, Missouri
    132
    Memorable Experience!
    Our first trip to Merida, and we did the Street Food Walking Tour the very first day! The food tour was amazing,
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    Stephanie A
    Tuttlingen, Germany
    51
    Great day at with Edgar
    We had a great day discovering the cuisine of Yucatán! It was a wonderful experience walking through the local
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    NDaviatrix
    Saint Paul, Minnesota
    52
    Wow!
    I can’t put into words how amazing José made this tour. Leading this was so natural for him and such a treat for
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    BoardingPass645532
    20
    Thelma, a great guide to Merida market
    Thelma, A very pleasant young lady with an excellent command of the English language gave us a fairly
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    alyssalthom
    New York City, New York
    1211
    Amazing Time with Alejandro!
    We had an amazing time with Alejandro on the Street Food Walking Tour. There were no other people on the tour, so
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    SandyH2470
    Palo Alto, California
    71
    Fantastic Merida market and cooking adventure!
    This was a fantastic experience. In Merida with our family of five and decided to learn about local cuisine.
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