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A Taste of Mexico

14 days from £3,959pp

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A Taste of Mexico

14 days from £3,959pp
 

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Mexico is one of Latin America’s most vibrant and entertaining destinations, with a huge diversity of historical, cultural and natural attractions. This holiday focuses on the distinctive cuisine, increasingly popular the world over. Recipes reflect a fusion of indigenous Mesoamerican cooking with European, especially Spanish, elements added after the Spanish conquest. The basic staples remain native foods such as corn, beans and chili peppers, but the Europeans introduced a large number of other foods, such as dairy products and various herbs and spices. The result is uniquely Mexican.

On this private holiday you’ll have the opportunity to learn how to prepare some of the landmark dishes, guided by qualified Mexican food experts, and savour  your  culinary creations.. 

In addition, explore Mexico City and visit a few of the colonial towns, where indigenous and Spanish heritages sit side by side.  Continue to the Yucatán peninsula and explore the ruins of Chichén Itzá, the most grandiose testimony to the bygone Mayan empire. Round off your holiday lounging on the white-sand beaches that fringe the peninsula.

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Holiday itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Mexico City. Transfer to hotel in the historical centre.

Day 2

Guided tour of Mexico City and the Anthropology Museum. ( Taqueria Lunch )

Day 3

Guided excursion to Teotihuacan pyramids and Museum of Tequila.

Day 4

Visit to Xochimilco Cookery School.

Day 5

Transfer to Puebla with mole poblano lunch.

Day 6

Guided city tour of Puebla with street food experience. On to Oaxaca by road.

Day 7

Cooking class and visit to food market. Excursion to the ruins of Monte Albán.

Day 8

Excursion to Mitla and El Tule with mescal tasting.

Day 9

Fly to Mérida, transfer to hotel.

Day 10

Yucatán Slow Cooking demonstration and tasting.

Day 11

Guided excursion to Mayan ruined city Chichén Itzá; on to Mayan Riviera.

Days 12-13

At leisure on the Caribbean coast.

Day 14

Transfer to Cancún airport for international flight home.

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Included in this holiday

Mexico City
Places visited

Mexico City


 
Market
Thing to do

Visit a Yucatan farmer's market


 
Hampton Inn
Accommodation

Hampton Inn


 

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