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Traditional Mexican Cuisine Cooking Class and Market Tour

If you are looking for a hands-on cooking experience, this tour is perfect for you! Learn to make traditional Mexican cuisine and enjoy the delicious, authentic food you make!

USD $79.00USD $90.00

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Learn How to Make Traditional Mexican Cuisine

Enjoy a fantastic gastronomy experience in Acapulco as you learn about and make your own traditional Mexican cuisine dishes. You will get to visit the Mercado Central and find delicious locally-made tortillas, then go to a restaurant where you’ll cook and savor the best Mexican dishes. This is a hands-on cooking class where you will enjoy the delicacies you cooked.


  • Visit the fascinating Municipal Market of Acapulco
  • See the unique medicinal products of the Witch Doctor Market
  • Learn from chefs in a traditional Mexican cuisine cooking class
  • Enjoy a delicious meal that you just cooked

Tour information

Duration: 5 hours
Start and end location: Acapulco Bay Area
Availability: Year-round: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday


After 8:30 am or 8:45 am pickup (depending on your hotel location), you will first head with your courteous and knowledgeable tour guide to Mercado Central. There, your guide will show you the stands selling ingredients you will use during the cooking class. Admire the fruits, products and fresh vegetables sold and purchase everything you need.

In addition to the Mercado Central, your friendly tour guide will take you to the very unusual and magical Witch Doctor Market. Here, you will see all kind of roots, barks, flowers, petals, and all kinds of insects that serve for unimaginable medicinal purposes. Afterwards, you will stop by a tortilla factory, where you will purchase authentic tortillas to be used during the class.

Finally, you’ll head to the restaurant to begin your wonderful cooking class. Your chefs will share with you some of their own family recipes and cooking techniques. You will be able to indulge with delicious dishes that are enjoyed by locals during special celebrations. Your chefs will demonstrate the step-by-step preparation of the Famous “Carne a la Tampiqueña,” beef fajitas, tacos, enchiladas, beans, rice, and guacamole, decorated and/or accompanied by fresh cheese and sour cream. You will be treated like a VIP family member in a private cooking tour and end the tour eating what you cook during the class!

What’s included

  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel
  • Admissions
  • Lunch
  • Ice cold purified bottled water
  • English-speaking guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Soda and alcoholic beverages

Important notes

  • Pickup is at 8:45 am if your hotel is located in Acapulco Bay. If it is located further away, pickup will be at 8:30 am. The price varies depending on your hotel pickup location.
  • The tour will be private if your group has 6 or more people. Children of less than 12 years of age will pay half price.
  • This tour has a minimum of 2 people. If you have fewer than 2, contact us at and we will try to find a group for you.


Acapulco, Mexico

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Acapulco, Mexico 16.853109, -99.823653

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After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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