8 Days / 7 Nights
The gastronomy in Mexico is considered one of the best in the world. The natural products available and the different delectable dishes you can enjoy, including regional variations, are second to none. Whether you prefer a top-end gourmet restaurant or the delicious street stalls, there is something for everyone in the culinary cuisine of the country. From “Tacos” to “Mexcal”, we will enjoy a number of impressive destinations and an array of delectable and delicious dishes on this 8 day food-focussed Tour.
Special features of our 8 day Mexican Flavours Tour:
Type of Tourism: Adventure, Gastronomy,
Places to Visit: Mexico City, Puebla, Oaxaca,
Duration: 8 Days and 7 Nights.
Type of Service: group tours.
Accommodation: 4 star hotels at every destination that you will visit. These hotels have been carefully chosen and we can guarantee that you will feel comfortable and your every need catered for!
Today is the day that you arrive to the biggest city in the world, Mexico City. Your guide will be waiting at the airport to take you to your hotel. You will have a free evening and afternoon
To explore this magnificent city and acclimatize.
Today is our first full day of this gastronomic adventure and Mexico City has it all! We will first visit the downtown area, including the Zocalo and the Cathedral, built on top of Tenochtitlan - the old Aztec capital. Throughout this tour, we will experience one of Mexico's most famous exports - the taco! We will sample some of the best and most authentic basket tacos, known as 'tacos de canasta', visiting some of the best local taquerias. These soft-shelled tacos are normally filled...
As we head out of the capital, we will drive north to the magnificent pyramids of Teotihuacan. Although this site was abandoned over thirteen centuries ago, they are still in an incredible state of repair and a spectacular sight on the horizon. Many centuries after it was abandoned, the Aztecs rediscovered and revered Teotihuacan as 'the Place of the Gods'.
We will then continue on a short journey to the city of Puebla, passing three of Mexico's most notable ...
Today, we will visit Puebla's Sweet Street! Puebla is a paradise for those with a sweet tooth, with an entire road dedicated to producing and selling sweets, desserts and biscuits. We will head to the former convent of Santa Rosa, where it is said that the famous Mexican dish of 'Mole Poblano' was invented. We will sample the several local varieties of Mole over lunch before driving through cactus country to the city of Oaxaca, one of the best-preserved colonial cities in Mexico. Arri...
We will head out early to visit the markets of Benito Juarez and 20 de Noviembre, some of the best markets to sample the traditional food of Oaxaca. As well as tasting the different food in the markets, it is an amazing place to purchase the many ingredients central to Mexican cooking, like avocados, tomatoes, moles and chillies.
We will then visit the Casa del Mezcal to try a little “aperitif” of the local delicacy, Mezcal. Mezcal means 'oven-baked aga...
After breakfast, we will head back to the market with our chef, who will explain the local products and fresh ingredients used in traditional Oaxacan cuisine. Our chef will also help us buy the necessary ingredients to prepare a traditional dish for lunch. The daily menu may vary, but you will be learning how to prepare a traditional Mexican meal to inspire your friends when you arrive back home!
You will have a free afternoon to explore Oaxaca at your leisure
Today we will visit the temples, pyramids and rock carvings of Monte Alban, set on the hillsides that overlook the green lush valley. The Zapotec Indians built this impressive site thousands of years ago and remains in an excellent state of preservation.
Today is the final day of this tasty culinary tour and we will take you to the Oaxaca Airport, for your onward flight back home or on to your next exciting destination.