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Home Cooking Tour: Yucatán Local Style

Tour Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in market life as you explore Merida’s less touristy marketplaces.
  • Indulge in the tastes and flavours of Yucatán.
  • Shop for locally sourced produce and learn the tricks of the Mexico market trade.
  • Join a local in their home and taste delicious local dishes made with your own hands.
  • Work with a chef to whip up treats such as salbutes, panuchos, papadzules, codzitos, lemon soup, and more.
Adults Ages 12+
Children Ages 6-11

Yucatán Cooking Class and Tour

Book this Merida tour to discover a produce market not many tourists visit, pick up some Spanish (and Mayan) lingo, learn how to cook regional delicacies, and eat dishes made with your own hands — all in the company of new local and traveller friends.

Language: English

Inclusions: English-speaking local guide, public transportation, ingredients for all dishes, cooking session at a local family home

Exclusions: Taxi to return to your hotel. Items of a personal nature, tips/gratuities for your local guide

Schedule details

  • Duration: 5-6 hours
  • Meeting point: At the lobby of Caribe Hotel (Calle 59 x 60 in the corner of Hidalgo Park)
  • Starting time: 1:00 p.m.
  • Ending point: The tour will finish at the family house for the cooking lesson. You will be responsible for your transportation back to Merida, and a taxi is recommended. We can help you to get a taxi back to your hotel — the average rate is about USD 5, depending on your hotel location.