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Guatemalan Cooking Class and Market Tour

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Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
Guatemalan Cooking Class and Market Tour

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icon4 to 5 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Immerse yourself in Guatemalan culture and cuisine with a private cooking class at Cuscun Cooking School in Antigua. First, visit the local market to shop for fresh ingredients, herbs, and spices, then get hands-on in the kitchen under the guidance of a local chef. Create a variety of typical Guatemalan dishes, such as ‘tamales, ‘pepián’ (meat stew), or chiles rellenos (stuffed chilies).
  • Private cooking class: personal attention from your instructor
  • Learn to make your favorite Guatemalan dishes
  • Choice of morning (lunch) or afternoon (dinner) tour
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your Antigua hotel
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Private transportation
Restroom on board
Alcoholic Beverages
Bottled water
Lunch
Snacks

Departure Point

Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

All of our tours begin and end with an authentic experience by traveling in a pickup truck or a chicken bus. We are happy to arrange a pick up at your hotel, hostel or family accommodation in downtown Antigua. Also, you can come directly to our school in Jocotenango by tuc tuc for 20 quetzales. Just ask the driver to take you to the "Puma gas station in Jocotenango" and we will be waiting for you outside!

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Cuscun Cooking Workshops
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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  • "I highly recommended adding this tour to your itinerary in Antigua!" See review

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Best day in Antigua!
Halley_G
, Sep 2021
I loved my time with Josua, Ingrid, and Lisa! I learned a lot about local food (and beverages!), preparation, and traditions. Joaquin was amazing at setting everything up. The upstairs, outdoor cooking room created the perfect vibe for a fun experience and had incredible views of the surrounding mountains.
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Wonderful Class
ChristinaP
, Jul 2021
Wonderful cooking class and tour. We were able to see parts of the market we had missed and may not have checked out otherwise. Our guide Jose was super friendly and we were able to get some fruits we'd never seen before to try. We also got to take a tuk tuk to the class location (which I had decided I wanted to do last minute) and they were very accommodating! We were driven back after the class later at night. The rooftop kitchen and dining area is very beautiful and has a perfect view of the surrounding volcanos and city. There was a wood burning stove and our chef was so knowledgeable and taught us tips and tricks in preparing some Guatemalan specialities - rellenitos, tostados, and pepian with corn tortillas. It was fun and delicious and we also tried some local alcohols! It was an intimate and wonderful experience and we would definitely do it again! I'm also super happy I have some recipes I can now try at home.
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A Must Do in Antigua!
julieksnyder
, Jan 2021
I can’t say enough about the fun time we had with Joaquin, Fernando and Ingrid! Joaquin and Fernando were right on time picking us up from our AirBnb. They walked with us to a huge market in Antigua and did a wonderful job of showing us around, explaining all the different types of foods that we weren’t familiar with, and helping us get samples of different fruits, vegetables and drinks that we wanted to try while picking up the ingredients we needed for our meal. We then went back to the Cuscun kitchen which was on a beautiful rooftop terrace. Joaquin made sure we were never empty on drinks and appetizers (he even brought over fresh tamales that his mom had just prepared next door) while Fernando Ingrid showed us every step to cooking a traditional Guatemalan meal of tostadas, pepian, and rellenitos. I highly recommended adding this tour to your itinerary in Antigua! We had a blast!
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Learned how to make local cuisine in a small, beautiful setting.
Chantale_P
, Feb 2020
This was an amazing compliment to our trip to Antigua. We toured and purchased our food from the local market and took it back to the school to prepare and eat. Small and intimate setting and enjoyed our meal with the family running the school. I highly recommend !

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