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Culinary & Coastal Highlights of Mexico

Mexico City, Puebla, Oaxaca & Pacific Coast

Best time to travel
Nov - May
Ideal length
14 nights
Perfect for
Couples
From (incl flights)
€6,549 pp

At a glance

  • International return flights from Dublin to Mexico City.
  • All private transfers and domestic flights.
  • 14 nights’ luxury accommodation in Mexico City, Puebla, Oaxaca and Puerto Escondido.
  • Culinary experiences like a foodie walking tour in Puebla as well as a private cooking class and market visit as part of a privately guided city tour.
  • Get ready to rest up and relax on Oaxaca's Pacific Coast. Great waves, food and abundant sunshine awaits.
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Introduction

For those of us who adore food, this itinerary is perfect. Explore the extraordinary inventiveness of Mexican cuisine and its regional variety on this mouth-watering culinary tour that combines Mexico City with Puebla, Oaxaca and the Pacific Coast. Accompany your guides and sample everything from street food to fine dining and get under the skin of Mexican gastronomy, sourcing fresh ingredients in the markets, learning to prepare your own dishes and dining in world-class restaurants. Then relax on the Pacific Coast, where great waves, food and abundant sunshine awaits.

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Trip Overview

Fly from Dublin to Mexico City.

On arrival, you will be privately transferred to your luxury accommodation, where you’ll spend the next four nights.

Discover culture and culinary delights in Mexico City.

After exploring the main landmarks of the city, finish your tour with a delicious chocolate tasting. Next, visit La Roma for a four-course culinary experience in one of Mexico’s most artistic and dynamic neighbourhoods.

Tacos, Mexico
Visit the vibrant and colourful southern neighbourhoods with Xochimilco.

Tour the lively area before visiting a Mexican market to sample the delicious local flavours. Next, you will head to Frida Kahlo’s Blue House, where Mexican painter Frida Kahlo was born and later died, now a museum dedicated to her life.

Xochimilco
The best way to get to know a city is by exploring its historic neighbourhoods.

Walk through the vibrant community of Roma with an explanation of its architecture, history and uniqueness in one of the world’s largest cities. Then, journey to ancient Cholula via the Paso de Cortes mountain pass before arriving at your luxury casa in Puebla.

Cholula
Enjoy a foodie walking tour in the historic centre of Puebla.

Eat like a true local, tasting molotes, pelonas, semitas and tacos. To top off your culinary celebration, visit a local market and enjoy a mole culinary experience, led by Chef Martin Cortez.

Puebla - Local Market
Privately transfer to Oaxaca, Mexico’s gastronomic capital.

Settle into your charming hotel, where you’ll spend the next four nights and refresh before your private tour of Oaxacan delicacies. Then, for a true taste of Oaxaca, learn about the city’s cultural heritage while trying a range of regional delicacies with a local guide.

Oaxaca, Mexico
Enjoy Casa Crespo’s cooking class.

Stroll to the market with Chef Carrizosa to source ingredients that you will cook with. Next, enjoy a private excursion to Teotitlan Del Valle, known as the prettiest village in the east side of the valley, where you will enjoy a cooking class and lunch as guest in a Zapotec family home.

Cooking Class, Oaxaca
We will then take you on a journey into Mesoamerica.

Explore the archaeological site of Mitla and have the chance to enter the tombs. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before continuing your journey to the Mezcalerias in the towns of San Dionisio Ocotopec, San Baltazar Chichicapam and Santa Catarina.

Quetzalcoatl, Cholula Mexico
Depart for Puerto Escondido.

You will be met on arrival and transported to a beautiful resort on Mexico’s Pacific Coast. Spend your final three nights relaxing on the beach, enjoying spa treatments and sipping delicious cocktails.

Puerto Escondido, Mexico
Privately transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Hotel Boutique Casareyna

Hotel Boutique Casareyna

Hotel Boutique Casareyna is set in a charming 17th-century house. Located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Puebla, it features a restaurant and art gallery.

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Hotel Escondido

Hotel Escondido

Hotel Escondido is situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Sierra Madre del Sur mountain range that runs through the Mexican state of Oaxaca.

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Quinta Real Oaxaca

Quinta Real Oaxaca

The Quinta Real is the beautifully restored 16th-century ex-convent of Santa Catalina, located in the heart of Oaxaca. All rooms are beautifully decorated with authentic beamed ceilings and Oaxacan fabrics.

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Stara Hamburgo

Stara Hamburgo

Stara Hamburgo is located in the financial centre of Mexico City and is within close proximity of many shopping malls and smaller boutiques, as well as providing easy access to the historical part of the city centre.

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