Tastes of Mexico


Available as a Self Drive or Escorted Tour holiday

12 nights from £1,325 per person.

ID: TCL-4-469


On this tour we explore the varied cuisine of Mexico through local restaurants, colourful markets and street stalls. We start our journey in the highland region visiting Mexico City, Puebla and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Oaxaca, trying local dishes en route. We also travel to Puerto Escondido and Acapulco on the Pacific Coast to sample the local tropical food and atmosphere. On the way we take the opportunity to learn how to make traditional delicacies.

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Package Summary
  • Mexico City – History, culture, markets and exciting food
  • Puebla – A UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to one of Mexico’s most famous dishes ‘Mole Poblano’
  • Oaxaca – Enjoy a cookery lesson in this colourful city, a UNESCO Heritage Site
  • Puerto Escondido – Sample the relaxed atmosphere and tropical food of this Pacific coast town
  • Taxco – A picturesque hill town with an interesting local delicacy
Summary Itinerary
  • Day 1 – Join tour in Mexico City
  • Day 2 – Exploring Mexico City including Coyoacan food markets
  • Day 3 – Visit ‘La Merced’ market. Free afternoon
  • Day 4 – Travel to Puebla. Evening cookery lesson
  • Day 5 – Drive to Oaxaca
  • Day 6 – Visit to Monte Alban. Cookery class
  • Day 7 – Free day. Option to visit a local village, farm and home kitchen
  • Day 8 – Travel to Puerto Escondido on the Pacific Coast
  • Day 9 – Free day to enjoy the tropical atmosphere and food
  • Day 10 – Drive to Taxco via Acapulco
  • Day 11 – Visit to the local market
  • Day 12 – Travel to Tepoztlan
  • Day 13 – Tour ends at Mexico City airport

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