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Experience authentic local cuisine on one of these 6 Central America & Mexico culinary tours that feature cooking classes. We've searched the world around for the best cooking classes, and these trips in Central America & Mexico will expose you to new culinary experiences with local ingredients and distinct flavors of food from Central America & Mexico. Explore the culinary diversity of regions such as Santo Tom├ís Jalieza, San Bartolo Coyotepec, Mitla, Teotitlan del Valle, and Monte Alban with local chefs as you shop in local markets and learn local culinary techniques and recipes. Select any the food tours below and customize any of them to fit your personal interests with the help of one of Adventure Life's expert Central America & Mexico trip planners
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Antigua Culinary Tour

6 Day Itinerary
  • Wander the streets of Antigua
  • Visit Antigua's bustling market
  • Learn about various types of cacoa
  • Take a coffee tour
Cooking Class, Land, Local Market, Urban Exploration
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Explore Antigua on a locally-hosted Guatemala culinary tour. Spend 6 days in the former colonial capital of the Kingdom of Guatemala, whose architecture combines 17th and 18th century buildings and ruins with modern conveniences. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979, Antigua exudes a …
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Hierve el Agua natural rock formations

Oaxaca Traditions

7 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Oaxaca City with your guide
  • Learn traditional weaving practices
  • Shop for and cook a Oaxaca meal
  • Visit artisan villages
Cooking Class, Land, Local Market, Village Visit
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Oaxaca’s location in the mountains of southwest Mexico has contributed to its rich culture being relatively protected by outside influences. Ancient native languages are spoken in villages, and the artisan folk arts, particularly weaving and pottery, are practiced with the same techniques …
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Making tortillas. The Living Maya Experience.

Living Maya Experience

6 Day Itinerary
  • Make a traditional Belizean lunch
  • Take a Garifuna drumming class
  • Visit a Chiac artisan famil
  • Kayak, swim, zipline and hike
Cooking Classes, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing, Ziplining
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Tanager Rainforest Lodge offers all the best of Belize jungle adventure with an authentic Mayan experience. The lodge is located on the banks of the Rio Grande, the gateway to the Mayan mountains. Experience modern Mayan culture with local families and villages as you learn to make an authentic …
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Cooking tortillas

Oaxaca Culinary Tour

8 Day Itinerary
  • Tour the highlights of Oaxaca
  • Attend a traditional cooking class
  • Explore points of cultural interest
  • Visit artisanal communities
Archaeological Sites, Cooking Class, Land, Local Market, Village Visit
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On this eight-day gastronomic Oaxaca tour, sample the best of traditional cuisine. Learn traditional Oaxacan culinary techniques from professional chefs and sample delectable dishes as you explore the best of Mexican cuisine. Visit local markets to source the freshest ingredients, become acquainted …
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Grouper Ceviche on the beach after snorkeling!

Taste of Puebla

4 Day Itinerary
  • Take a hands on cooking class
  • Enjoy meals at local restaurants
  • Visit Cholula's Aztec temple
Archaeological Site Visits, Cooking Classes, Land Exploration
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Explore the best of Puebla's flavors on a Mexico culinary tour. Discover Puebla's rich history and colorful culture while learning how to make genuine Mexican meals.Meet the chef at Meson de La Sacristia Cooking School for a 2-3-hour cooking class. Check out the National Palace, Palafoxiana …
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Dinner onboard Scenic Eclipse II

Iconic Panama Canal with Top Chef Bryan Voltaggio

Jamaica - Panama - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Eclipse II
  • Explore Isla de Providencia
  • Experience Bocas del Toro, Panama
  • Discover San Blas Islands
  • Enjoy a Q&A session with Chef Bryan
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Jamaica / Panama City
Cooking Classes, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding
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Embark on this 9-day gastronomic cruise aboard Scenic Eclipse II in the Caribbean. Start in Montego Bay, Jamaica, and sail to Colombia, exploring Isla de Providencia and San Andrés Island. Discover the captivating beauty of Bocas del Toro, Panama. Learn from Chef Bryan during a cooking …
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