OAXACA

THE CITY AND ITS CULINARY TRADITIONS

Home to 16 of the 56 indigenous groups of Mexico, Oaxaca is the most ethnically diverse state of the country—a trait visible in every aspect of the city and its daily life. 

Colonial buildings decorated with contrasting colors and green sandstone set the stage for imposing barroque churches and convents, bustling markets, intricate local arts and textiles, and an exquisitely complex cuisine based on traditions as old as the archeological sites of the city. In this 7 night, 6 day immersion trip we will venture inside all the costumes and cultural aspects of Oaxaca in a way only locals know how to.  

DATES & PRICES

September 20th-26th, 2019 (sold out)

2020 dates coming soon…

 

COST: $2,600 dlls. per person*

INCLUDES:

  • Transportation to and from airport.

  • All meals with group (alcohol not included).

  • Guided visits to all activities, cooking demos and ingredients.

  • Stay at a colonial boutique hotel in downtown Oaxaca.

*Does not include airfare or alcoholic beverages

A FEW OF THE EXPERIENCES:

  • GUIDED VISIT TO ALL THE IMPORTANT LANDMARKS: Montealbán (archeological site), Santo Domingo (convent and temple), Botanical gardens and El Tule.

  • EXPLAINED VISIT TO AN OPEN AIR MARKET

  • COOKING CLASS with Chef Iliana de la Vega along a cheese, tortilla & Mezcal cocktail demo.

  • SHOPPING THE LOCAL ARTS: textiles, pottery, Alebrijes (whimsical wooden figurines)


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If you are interested in visiting a different city in Mexico or have something specific that you want for your trip, we are happy to customize a tour to satisfy your needs and wants. Please contact us for more information. 

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MEXICO CITY

 

Formerly Distrito Federal, la Ciudad de México is a palimpsest come to life. Here, modernity intertwines with vestiges of the Aztec Empire, and a dynamic culture that can be witnessed in the fiber of the everyday. From their innumerable museums to its energetic culinary scene, this city has it all, and it is no wonder why The New York Times  named it the number one destination to visit in 2016. 

In this 6 day, 5 night immersion trip, we will dive into the old and new, experiencing the ever-changing traditions of the city in a way only locals know how to. Let Iliana de la Vega, acclaimed Chef and Mexican cuisine specialist, and Isabel Torrealba, cultural Anthropologist and Journalist, guide you through the backstreets and traditions of this stunning city. As former long-time residents, we know where to go. 

DATES & PRICES

October 9th-14th, 2019 (2 spaces left!)

COST: $3,200 dlls. per person*

INCLUDES: 

  • All ground transportation (to and from airport)

  • All meals when taken with group (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

  • Guided visits to all activities, cooking demos and ingredients.

  • Stay at a beautiful 5-star boutique hotel

*Does not include airfare or alcoholic beverages

A FEW OF THE EXPERIENCES:

  • GUIDED VISIT TO MAIN LANDMARKS: Zócalo, Xochimilco, museums, various markets, etc.

  • COOKING SESSION with Chef Iliana de la Vega.

  • SHOPPING THE LOCAL ARTS AND CRAFTS

  • INCREDIBLE MEALS at both high-end and street stand eateries.