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Visit a Market and Learn How to Cook Mexican Cuisine

Activity provider: Tour By Van - Day Tours

Visit a Market and Learn How to Cook Mexican Cuisine

Activity provider: Tour By Van - Day Tours
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From US$ 79.99 US$ 71.99 per person

Visit an authentic Mexican market and then go to one of the best Mexican restaurants to begin your cooking class. Learn the creative cuisine tricks of the trade.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Duration 5 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French
Pickup included
Pickup and drop-off is provided to all hotels, condominiums, and air b & b properties in Acapulco. Kindly please contact your friendly local supplier to define exact time and place of pickup.
Private or small groups available


  • Visit the fascinating municipal market of Acapulco
  • Learn how to prepare and cook Mexican Cuisine
  • Check out the Witch Doctor Market
Full description

Choose between a shared or private experience and learn how to cook authentic Mexican food on this gastronomic tour. Your day starts with pickup from your hotel, before heading on to Mercado Central of Acapulco (Acapulco's Central Market). Your guide will show you around the stands selling ingredients you will use during the class. Admire the fresh fruit and vegetables sold and purchase everything you need. Your guide will also take you to the unusual Witch Doctor Market, where you'll see all kind of roots, flowers, petals and even insects that serve amazing medicinal purposes. Afterwards, stop by a "Tortilla" factory where you'll purchase authentic tortillas to be used during the cooking class. Finally, head to the restaurant to begin your cooking class. Your chefs will share some of their own family recipes and cooking techniques, and you will enjoy some delicious dishes made for special celebrations.  They will demonstrate the step-by-step preparation of the famous carne a la tampiqueña, tacos, enchiladas, beans, rice and guacamole, accompanied by fresh cheese and sour cream. You will be treated like a family member on this Private Cooking Tour, which is a means to a terrific end, as you'll feast upon the authentic food you've prepared yourself.

  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • English speaking guide
  • Sodas
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Product ID: 73662