Culinary Tour Through Mexico City, San Miguel de Allende, and Puebla

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Days: 10

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Take a culinary tour through Mexico City, San Miguel de Allende, and Puebla and experience some of the world’s best gastronomic hotspots

Experience gastronomic bliss with a luxury culinary tour through Mexico City, San Miguel de Allende, and Puebla. On this specially crafted ten-day trip, you will become a don of Mexican food history through sampling the country’s traditional meals and taking expertly guided tours around bustling food markets.

Gourmet meals cooked by some of the region’s finest chefs offer the chance to experience the present and future of Mexico’s culinary scene. Also take the opportunity to meet the country’s celebrated drinks producers with a private tour of the Cuna de Tierra Vineyard and a personal sampling experience in the world-famous Casa Dragones tequila tasting rooms.

When you’re not delighting in food and drink, explore Mexico’s historical and artistic delights with a private tour of the Teotihuacan archeological site, historic city centers, and a visit to the former home of Mexican icon Frida Kahlo, among many other trips.

HIGHLIGHTS

Get a taste of Mexico City – Experience one of the world’s great culinary cities as a local, eating at its markets and famous taco stands

Discover the delights of Roma – Explore the vibrant foodie scene in Mexico City’s famous Roma neighborhood, taking a guided walking tour of local eateries

Enjoy private wine and tequila tastings – Head to Cuna de Tierra Vineyard and Casa Dragones to sample the very best of the Mexican drinks scene

Tour the markets of San Miguel – Dive into the bustling historical and contemporary markets of San Miguel de Allende

Experience the delights of Puebla – Enjoy an adventure in Puebla, experiencing the traditional dishes of this famous foodie hotspot

Journey Mexico exclusive deal – Stay in at least two Rosewood properties and enjoy exclusive access to a wealth of incredible benefits (see details below)

Day 1: Arrival day to Mexico City and gourmet dinner with Mexican wine or artisanal beer pairing

You will be greeted at the airport and privately transferred to your hotel for check-in.

In the afternoon, enjoy a culinary experience in the heart of one of Mexico City’s most artistic and dynamic neighborhoods, Roma, where a four-course Mex-fusion menu accompanied by a special selection of wines or artisanal Mexican beer awaits.

Overnight: Four Seasons Mexico City

 

Day 2: Private Mexico City historic center and foodie tour

Discover Mexico’s Mesoamerican, colonial, and revolutionary past while exploring the historic center of the capital with your expert guide. Visit a cathedral built upon an Aztec temple and an iconic mural of Mexico’s past by Diego Rivera in the National Palace. Walk through some of the center’s iconic streets to the Palace of Fine Arts to see its mix of architecture.

Next, traverse the historic center on foot on a real foodie adventure. Enjoy a gastronomic journey through the traditional flavors of Mexico, from pre-Hispanic food to contemporary culinary dishes. Explore an Aztec market, drink in a classic cantina, and sample Mexico’s world-famous street food.

Overnight: Four Seasons Mexico City

 

Day 3: Private full-day tour to the southern neighborhoods with a market lunch

Head to San Angel to discover its narrow, cobbled streets and large colorful houses. If you visit on a Saturday, explore the Bazar del Sabado, an art and artisan market that attracts people from all over the city. Then continue to Coyoacán to wander its tree-lined streets observing the colorful, heavy brick architecture. For lunch, your guide will lead you on a journey of the senses through Mercado Coyoacán to savor the flavors of this authentic Mexican market.

Next, head to Frida Kahlo’s Blue House, in which the Mexican artist was born and died. Now, it is a museum dedicated to her work and life. If time allows, visit the Museum of Dolores Olmedo, a 16th-century building with a cohesive collection of fine arts from Diego Rivera and Kahlo, as well as hundreds of pre-Hispanic figurines and sculptures.

Overnight: Four Seasons Mexico City

 

Day 4: Private tour of the Teotihuacan archeological site, transfer to San Miguel de Allende

This full-day experience takes you to one of the most important archeological sites in the Americas, Teotihuacán. With your expert guide, explore the area while learning about the rituals, cosmology, beliefs, and everyday lives of the Aztecs and the inhabitants of Teotihuacán before them. Take the opportunity to climb the Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon to look out across the city and valley.

After, enjoy a private transfer to San Miguel de Allende where you can settle into your lovely hotel and enjoy the rest of the evening at leisure.

Overnight: Rosewood San Miguel de Allende

 

Day 5: San Miguel private half-day city tour, Cuna de Tierra Vineyard private tour and gourmet lunch with wine pairing

Explore the colorful historic center of San Miguel with an expert guide, visiting the famous pink church. Then, head to the Cuna De Tierra Vineyard, one of the best wineries in the region.

Begin the experience meeting the sommelier at a private reception with a glass of wine. Then hop on a tractor-drawn carriage for a guided tour of the vineyards, followed by a visit to the winemaking area and an in-depth explanation of the production processes.

The experience culminates with a private table reserved at Cuna de Tierra’s charming dining room to enjoy a four-course, gourmet meal with wine pairings designed by chef Carlos Segura.

Please note: This is a privately guided experience with a private table for lunch although other guests may be in the dining room facility as well.

Overnight: Rosewood San Miguel de Allende

 

Day 6: Morning at leisure, culinary marketplace excursion, private Casa Dragones tequila tasting

Enjoy the morning at leisure before heading into San Miguel for an exciting journey around its traditional and contemporary markets. Try boiled chickpeas and fresh tamales, learn about dried chiles, then walk through the heart of town stopping at a churro factory, wine store, and artisanal chocolate shop. Then, enjoy a cheese tasting, and an organic salad bar or enjoy crepes made with mesquite and amaranth flours.

In the evening, head to the world-famous Casa Dragones Tasting Rooms, located in the historic Dôce 18, a collection of luxury boutiques, design shops, and restaurants located just 10 minutes walk from the Rosewood hotel. Here you will sample some of their finest tequilas and learn all about this most-famous of Mexican spirits.

Overnight: Rosewood San Miguel de Allende

 

Day 7: Private transfer to Puebla

Your private bilingual driver will meet you at your hotel in San Miguel and take you to Puebla. Comfort breaks can be made along the way.

Overnight: Rosewood Puebla

 

Day 8: Private Talavera workshop, Puebla historic city tour

Visit the oldest and most prestigious Talavera ceramics factory in Puebla, taking a private tour and enjoying a hand-painting workshop experience.

After, discover the historic center of Puebla, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Some of the notable highlights include the renowned Capilla del Rosario church, the beautiful Palacio Nacional, and the main square, also known as the Zócalo.

Overnight: Rosewood Puebla

 

Day 9: Privately guided Puebla food tour

Stroll down the streets of Puebla exploring its most celebrated eateries. The first stop on this quest is a small local place for tamales and coffee. Then, eat like a true local, tasting molotes, pelonas, and semitas, some of the most traditional Pobalano delicacies, and then savor tacos at the Tacosa Arabes stand.

Along the way, your guide will show you some of the most iconic buildings, such as Palafoxiana, the first library in the Americas. Finish with a stroll down Calle de los Dulces, a three-block street lined with sweet shops. Taste hand-made confectionary and be sure to try camotes, Puebla’s signature candy made from sweet potato.

If interested, after your culinary tour, you may optionally (not included) visit the Barroco International Museum or the Amparo Museum.

  • The Barroco International Museum (closed on Mondays) is designed in its entirety – from its architectural structure to its conceptual dimensions – to explore the complex Baroque essence of the 17th and 18th centuries, while also highlighting features of the contemporary Neobaroque.
  • The Amparo Museum (closed on Tuesdays) has one of the finest collections of Mexican art in Latin America including everything from pre-Hispanic to modern-day pieces.

Upon completion, your private driver will take you back to your hotel to spend a leisurely evening on your own.

Overnight: Rosewood Puebla

 

Day 10: Private transfer Mexico City airport

Today after breakfast and hotel check out, you will meet your private driver for a 2.5 hr to Mexico City airport for your departure flight home.

 

MULTI PROPERTY PROMOTION – JOURNEY MEXICO EXCLUSIVE ACTIVITIES

For bookings that include at least two Rosewood (Mexico) properties (consecutive/back-to-back bookings, same guests), Rosewood will extend the following benefits to Journey Mexico:

  • Complimentary arrival airport transfer
  • Daily breakfast for two guests
  • Upgrade subject to availability, at time of arrival
  • Two-night minimum length of stay
  • Cancellation policy 21 days prior to arrival
  • Book/Travel Dates: January 4-December 21, 2019
  • Blackout dates may apply based on each properties availability
  • Rosewood will allow up to (2) days in between Rosewood stays for the same family.

Terms and Conditions:

* Promotion is subject to availability and it is not combinable with other promotions.
* All promotions are subject to change at any time without previous notice; subject to availability; blackout and other restrictions may apply.

Dates

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Prices

Our custom-tailored journeys start from $800 USD per day for two travelers. Contact us today to discuss your travel desires and design a personalized proposal with exact pricing.

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