Enjoy a Mexico culinary tour designed to introduce you to the best of Puebla's delicacies. Experience the vibrant culture and rich history of Puebla, Mexico and prepare authentic Mexican dishes. Visit some of the region's most important historical sites and enjoy this culinary tour addition to your Mexico vacation.
Day 1 : Arrive Puebla Day 2 : Puebla and Cholula Day 3 : Shared Cooking Class Day 4 : Depart Puebla
Take a cooking class with a local chef and enjoy your self made meal
Enjoy regional specialties at a number of different restaurants in Puebla
Visit the Great Pyramidal temple in Cholula, once a center of Aztec worship
Today you will arrive in Mexico city and be met by your guide and escorted 80 miles south to Puebla. The first stop on your Taste of Puebla culinary tour is, of course, lunch in Puebla! After lunch travel on to your hotel and spend the afternoon strolling through the shady central plaza on your own after a brief introductory tour with your guide.
After breakfast today, meet your guide at the hotel and embark on a private tour of Puebla's historic city center. Puebla is teeming with colonial buildings and iconic azulejos, this tour will feature the highlights of these historic sites: the imposing Cathedral, Museo Amparo, Casa de la Cultura, and Teatro Principal.
Lunch today will be at a local restaurant and will feature regional specialties, including Puebla's famous mole.
This afternoon visit Cholula and its Great Pyramidal temple, only about a 20 minute drive from Puebla. The temple, the largest in the world in terms of volume, was once an Aztec worship center, later converted into a church during the Spanish conquest.
After your Cholula visit, return to Puebla and enjoy dinner at the local restaurant of your choice.
Today attend a cooking class at hotel Meson Sacristia's renown restaurant, La Compania. Here you will have the opportunity to learn how to prepare the delicious Pueblan cuisine that you've been enjoying. Chef Alonso shows you the tricks of the trade as you prepare together traditional dishes and sauces that have made Puebla a culinary landmark. After class enjoy the fruits of your labor!
This afternoon meander through Puebla's historic city center, visit the Talavera Uriarte ceramics workshop, or take in the atmosphere at El Parian market.
Day 4 Depart Puebla
Enjoy your last breakfast in Puebla and continue on to your next stop on your Mexico tour.
The trip might have been the absolute best of our lifetime (thus far). We particularly want to commend our guide Peter in the Guilin area-he was so incredibly attentive, energetic, enthusiastic-and absolutely dedicated to ensuring that our meals were 100% vegetarian.
When to Go
Good to ideal period to travel, and many people choose to visit at this time.
Chance for unpredictable weather but with fewer visitors.