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Prehispanic Gastronomy Tour of Tepotzotlan from Mexico City

Prehispanic Gastronomy Tour of Tepotzotlan from Mexico City
Food, Wine & Nightlife > Food Tours > Culinary & Gourmet Tour
$190
Duration: 7 hours
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Live the experience of knowing the history of Mexico in pre-Hispanic times through its gastronomy!

You will visit the magical town of Tepotzotlán, where a local guide will take you on a hike through the mountains to discover the cave paintings and tell you about the cultures that were settled in the region. In the afternoon you will have a gastronomic workshop where you will learn about the ingredients, dishes, utensils and culinary traditions of pre-Hispanic times. You will grind corn and cocoa in "metate" and a delicious sauce in "molcajete"

You will delight with a delicious pre-Hispanic food with chapulines, chinicuiles, quelites or frog!

The transportation service will pick you up at your hotel at 9:00 am to take you to Tepotzotlán, where a local guide will welcome you to take you on a walk through the mountains to get to know the cave paintings and talk about the cultures that were established at the time Pre-Hispanic in this region and the importance of the location of Tepotzotlán as a necessary step towards Tenochtitlan. You will know the route that Cortes took to its exit of Tenochtitlan and its passage by Tepotzotlán.

We will visit a nursery of ajolotes, endemic species of Mexico and characteristic of the diet of the pre-Hispanic cultures settled in the lacustrine zone of the valley of Mexico in century XV.

We will have a gastronomic workshop where you will learn utensils like the metate, useful for grinding cacao and corn to make tortillas. You will also know in Molcajete with which you will prepare a rich sauce martajada

An expert in herbal medicine will show you plants for medicinal and gastronomic use and we will close this experience with a meal where you will enjoy the flavors and smells of the pre-Hispanic gastronomy of Mexico.

We will visit the downtown and at 5:00 pm we will return to Mexico City

Live the experience of knowing the history of Mexico in pre-Hispanic times through its gastronomy!

You will visit the magical town of Tepotzotlán, where a local guide will take you on a hike through the mountains to discover the cave paintings and tell you about the cultures that were settled in the region. In the afternoon you will have a gastronomic workshop where you will learn about the ingredients, dishes, utensils and culinary traditions of pre-Hispanic times. You will grind corn and cocoa in "metate" and a delicious sauce in "molcajete"

You will delight with a delicious pre-Hispanic food with chapulines, chinicuiles, quelites or frog!