Foodie Tour through Mexico City & Oaxaca


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Days: 7


Go on a culinary odyssey through two of Mexico’s most celebrated foodie hotspots, Mexico City and Oaxaca.

On this trip specifically designed for food and drink lovers, you’ll dive into Mexico’s famed street food scene, sampling the very best food stalls and getting to the bottom of taco culture.

You’ll also have the chance to explore the rich world of mezcals, going deep into this complicated spirit through tastings and trips to traditional mezcal producers.

Furthermore, you’ll take guided tours of bustling food markets, discover the floating gardens known as chinampas, and even take a cooking lesson with a seasoned chef. If you consider yourself a foodie, or just have a love for the finer things in life, this trip is made for you.



3N Mexico City – Experience one of the world’s great culinary cities like a local over 3 nights, taking a night-time taco tour around some of the capital’s most celebrated areas

3N Oaxaca – Sample the gastronomic delights of Oaxaca over 3 nights, visiting traditional mezcal producers and  tasting tlayudas, a delicious local delicacy

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

Coyoacan & Casa Azul – Walk in Frida Kahlo´s footsteps, get to know the peaceful pueblo, and taste artisanal Mexican cheeses with a pairing of wines.

Monte Alban– Discover one of the oldest cities in Mesoamerica with a bilingual guide, visiting nearby towns known for their artisanal products

Oaxaca Gastronomy– Head off-the-beaten-path to a local mezcal spot before savoring a tlyauda

Mezcal in Mitla– Explore of the art of mezcal production and a journey into Mesoamerica at the ceremonial site of Mitla.

Teotilan del Valle Community Experience– Get to know the market and local traditions in the artisan village of Teotitlán del Valle and enjoy a meal with local hosts

Day 1: Arrival day to Mexico City / Private Tacos, Beer & Mezcal Tour

You will be greeted at the airport and privately transferred to your hotel for check-in and the rest of the evening at leisure until your night taco tour.

Enjoy the gastronomic delights of Mexico, sampling three of its most famous exports: tacos, mezcal, and beer. Visit four traditional taco stands (known locally as taquerías) on a night-time tour of some of Mexico City’s most famous neighborhoods: San Rafael, Anzures, Roma, and Condesa. Try different taco styles — from the world-famous al pastor to regional delicacies — and wash them down with a refreshing beer or two.

Then, accompanied by a mezcal master (a mezcalillero), savor the smoky, sweet, and herbal flavors of mezcales. Learn about the cultural and gastronomic heritage of this delicious pre-Hispanic spirit, while visiting La Botica, Mexico City’s first mezcal bar.

Accomodation: Mexico City hotels


Day 2: Private Roma Foodie Walking Tour

Become a Mexican food expert by exploring the vibrant foodie scene of Mexico City’s famous Roma neighborhood. You will dive into ‘mom and pop’ food shops, explore ethnic eateries, and sample the charms of the neighborhood restaurants, all while tasting their very finest products.

Along the way, your local guide will explain how Colonia Roma has earned its reputation as a culinary and artistic haven, pointing out the architectural gems, beautiful gardens, and historic mansions that define this quirky and esoteric neighborhood.

Accomodation: Mexico City hotels


Day 3: Private Mexican Art, Cheese & Wine Pairing Experience in Coyoacan

Enjoy an artistic, foodie day out in Coyoacán. Walk in Frida Kahlo´s footsteps, get to know the peaceful pueblo, and taste artisanal Mexican cheeses with a pairing of wines.

Step into the creative world of Frida Kahlo at Casa Azul, the artist´s beloved lifelong home, for a fascinating insight into how the artist worked and lived. Preserved as it would have been in Frida´s mid-20th century Mexico, you´ll be immersed in her world as you study the painter´s personal objects and original artwork on show. In recent years, a collection of Frida´s clothes and bathroom items were uncovered, giving you an intimate insight into how the artist dealt with the physical limitations caused by a traumatic accident in her youth. If available, you can make a second visit to either the House Studio Museum of Diego Rivera and Frida or Anahuacalli, Rivera´s stone temple house that hosts his vast collection of pre-Hispanic pieces.

Soak up the charm of Coyoacán with your private guide, an area that feels more like a peaceful village than the suburb of a sprawling metropolis! Wander through cobblestone streets, leafy green plazas and local markets offering handmade crafts and fresh produce. Round out the day with a unique tasting of artisanal Mexican cheese paired with a selection of three Mexican wines. Taste goat´s cheese and camembert made by local families, accompanied by fruit, bread, and sweet jams.

Upon conclusion, you´ll be driven back to your hotel.

Accomodation: Mexico City hotels


Day 4: Flight from Mexico to Oax/ Oaxaca Night Delicacies Experience

Today you will fly from MEX to OAX with our help. Your private driver will meet you as you arrive into Oaxaca Airport and drive you to your hotel.

In Oaxaca, step out onto the colorful streets, surrounded by mountains, and soak up the sights, smells and culture of this wonderful city. At night, enjoy an evening experience off-the-beaten-path to a local mezcal spot before savoring the city´s famous night delicacy, the grilled ´tlayuda´! 

You´ll begin at a great ¨hole in the wall¨ mezcalería, where you can taste a variety of the distinctive smoky spirit and learn firsthand about the authentic flavor of the region´s endemic agave plant.  

After soaking up the atmosphere with a mezcal or two, head to a celebrated local eatery to enjoy a classic Oaxacan Tlayuda, washed down with a cold drink. These large tortillas are thin and crispy, typically smeared with refried beans and finished with a choice of toppings like chicken and beef, stringy Oaxaca cheese, crunchy lettuce, and salsa. At the end of the evening, you´ll be driven back to your hotel. 

Accomodation: Oaxaca hotels


Day 5: Mezcal Private Full Day Experience with Mitla

This full-day experience will take you on an exploration of the art of mezcal production and a journey into Mesoamerica at the ceremonial site of Mitla.

Starting in Mitla, you will explore its tombs and intricate mosaic work. Your journey then leads far away from the regular tourist mezcal hotspots, where you will meet real, quality producers of the traditional liquor who will teach you about the different distillation techniques used to make, what locals refer to as the elixir of the gods.

Accomodation: Oaxaca hotels


Day 6: Teotitlán Market Visit & Cooking Class with Zapotec Family

Get to know local traditions on this full day trip to the pretty town of Teotitlán del Valle with a private guide. 

Observe the pueblo´s remarkable church, with authentic art from the XVI Century, and enjoy emblematic aromas and colors as you explore a local market. You´ll have the privilege of visiting the home of a local Zapotec family to see firsthand how Teotitlán famous woven rugs are made. Many artisans still use the traditional techniques of carding and spinning their own wool, before dying it with natural colors and finally weaving on solid wooden looms. Afterwards, stay at the family home as a special guest to take part in an authentic Oaxacan cooking class and enjoy your creations for lunch.  

Upon conclusion, you´ll be driven back to your hotel.

Accomodation: Oaxaca hotels


Day 7: Departure Day

After breakfast and hotel check out, meet your private driver for a transfer from your hotel to the Oaxaca International Airport for your departure flight home.


Our trips are fully customized, allowing us to build your itinerary for any time of the year.


Our custom-tailored journeys start from $1,000 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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