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Merida Culinary Experience

per person


Discover the duality of a city where the modernity of a cosmopolitan destination meets the tradition and history of a colonial city. Mérida, also known as “The White City”, is capital of the Yucatan state and gateway to the Mayan culture. Yucatan cuisine is also the result of a mixture of influences. Its peculiar combination of influences, results in an incredible variety of flavors, aromas, and colors that provide an unforgettable culinary experience. The warmth, hospitality, and kindness of the people undoubtedly distinguish Yucatan. They will make you feel like you are part of a whole legacy of traditions. Come and experience your culinary adventure of a lifetime!


Day 1 Welcome to Merida

Arrival to Merida City (MID).
Transfer to Hotel in Merida City

Day 2 – Cooking Class

Learn about culture, traditional ingredients & food, learn to cook Yucatecan food & share a meal with local people.

Day 3 – Walking Street food & bar hopping Tour

Visit the market, try typical Mexican food, and enjoy 2 Mexican cantinas (pubs or bars) in Merida Centro.

Day 4 – Sanctuary & Cenotes Tsukan Tour

Get to Know a traditional Mayan house, learn to prepare traditional recados & relax in cenotes.

Day 5 – Uxmal + Chocolate Museum

Visit Uxmal archeological site
Discover all about chocolate at the Chocolate Museum

Day 6 – Departure Day

Transfer to Merida city Ariport (MID)

Flight home

  • Departure
    According to your arrival time.
  • Included
    Round Transportation
    Entry Fees
    English Speaking Guide
  • Not Included
    Tips To The Guide
    Items of Personal Nature
    Meals and Beverages
Day 1 Welcome to Merida
Welcome to Merida City! Today after your arrival at Merida International Airport your driver will be waiting for you at the airport, he will drive you to the Hotel and after the check in you will have the rest of the day to discover the nearby places by your own. *Private transportation
Day 2 Cooking Class
This day you will visit the local market where you'll discover amazing traditional dishes, you’ll get to taste delicious local fruits and you'll learn about the customs and traditions of Yucatan. After buying all your supplies you'll take an exciting bus ride to the local home where your host and guide will guide you step by step to cook a traditional menu.
Day 3 Walking Street food & bar hopping Tour
This day you will have the opportunity to sample traditional dishes, explore the city’s Main Market, and after that, will visit two completely different cantinas. Each cantina is close from each other, so we get there by walking while admiring downtown Merida and its attractions. These cantinas could be the equivalent to the old western saloons! Some of the oldest cantinas in Merida even have the saloon type doors! In each cantina we will have a beer, some snacks, share tons of stories and have a blast.
Day 4 Sanctuary & Cenotes Tsukan Tour
Experience the nature of Yucatan will all your senses, swim and relax in the crystal blue water of the cenotes, get to know a traditional mayan house, learn about the 3 main “recados” (traditional pastes) used in Yucatan as well about the corn. You will enjoy a delicious & traditional local lunch
Day 5 Uxmal + Chocolate Museum
This tour will take you on a unique experience! Visit Uxmal archeological site, one of the most important pre-Hispanic capitals declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Learn about the importance of cacao in the Mayan culture in the Chocolate Museum. *This tour includes private transportation.
Day 6 Depart Merida
This is the Last day in Merida City, by the morning your driver will pick you up at your hotel lobby to take you to the international airport of Merida, this is where the trip end, goodbye Merida! *Private transportation