Real Food Adventure - Mexico

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Real Food Adventure - Mexico information and booking

from
$1325
  • Duration
    8
    days
  • Physical rating
    4
  • Culture Shock
    4
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Schedule Details

Departs from
Mexico City
Accommodation
Hotel
Group Size
Maximum of 12 travellers per group
Transportation
Bus, Plane
Important Notes
1.A single supplement is available on this trip. 2. For 2015 this trip will extend to 9 days commencing on a Saturday. The trip will include a stop on the Pacific Coast in a small beach side village. The trip will still start and finish in Mexico City.

Highlights

Take a taco-crawl through Mexico City, Sample queso, cactus and even grasshoppers at Oaxaca’s delicious Abastos Markets, Discover the impressive ruins of Mitla, Taste the ancient spirit, pulque, at a Puebla pulqueria , Learn to make Puebla’s most famous dishes mole poblano and tinga during a memorable cooking class, Explore Mexico City’s Bellas Artes Palace and Zocalo on a walking food tour, Taste tortillas fresh off the comal , Dine on the flavours of Mexico at a traditional cantina

Tour description provided by Intrepid

Get an authentic taste of Mexico on this luscious journey through some of Mexico’s most famous culinary regions. Meander through Oaxaca’s aromatic markets tasting queso (cheese), chocolate and chapulines (grasshoppers), take to the streets of Puebla to sample some the city’s local specialties - tacos arabes, cemitas and tortitas de Santa Clara are just the beginning – and learn the secrets behind Mexico’s culinary traditions in a mouth-watering cooking class. Marvel at the geometric mosaics that adorn the pre-Colombian buildings at Mitla, choose to discover Mexico’s fascinating ancient history at Monte Alban’s Zapotec ruins, taste sublime traditional dishes cooked in colourful local eateries, take to the streets of Mexico City on a taco crawl and experience a delightful culinary heritage that goes back thousands of years. If you’re after cultural richness, authentic experiences and flavoursome food that’s tinged with fiesta, then this Real Food Adventure is for you.

Itinerary

Day 1 Mexico City
Modern meets ancient in Mexico City. This former Aztec capital is full of incredible sights, rich in culture and home to a famed food scene which is definitely worth discovering.
Days 2-3 Oaxaca
Oaxaca is a culturally diverse city with beautifully preserved colonial buildings, impressive archaeological sites, amazing markets and one of the most respected art scenes in Mexico.
Day 4 Puebla
With a compelling history still reflected in its wealth of colonial buildings and churches, Puebla is a delight - especially its cuisine, which gave the world mole poblano.
Days 5-8 Mexico City
Although crowded and smoggy, Mexico City offers a great variety of impressive museums, galleries and architecture, along with exciting night life and delicious street food.