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Pulque Ranch Day Trip in Tepotzotlan

Pulque Ranch Day Trip in Tepotzotlan
Day Trips & Excursions > Day Trips > Day Trips
$125
Duration: 10 hours
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Description

The Pulque is a drink with pre-Hispanic origins, which is produced through the fermentation of mead, a substance obtained from the maguey.

In this tour you will enjoy a walk among a huge crop of maguey, have a talk with people from the community to speak about the extraction of mead and the fermentation process of pulque. You can even make the extraction of mead, guided by expert tlachiquero.

In a workshop, you will prepare a Pulque curado, which is a mix with fruit or seeds to remove the acidic taste of pulque when fermentation is very advanced. Enjoy a delicious meal in the region, with ingredients from the farm, fresh and with a special flavor.

The point of departure is the National Auditorium in Mexico City at 8:00 am. You will go to Tepotzotlan, State of Mexico, considered a magical town for its gastronomy, architecture, traditions and people.

You will visit a ranch located in the mountains of Tepotzotlán to learn about the production of pulque and uses that are given to the maguey.
The Pulque is also known as "drink of the gods" because in ancient times it could only consume the elders and priests. If a young person consumed pulque, it was cause of death.

In the ranch you'll find sheep, ostriches and deer. The tranquility that is perceived, it will surprise you. At the ranch,  mead extract is produced, it is useful for diabetic people and to sweeten tea and bread.

In the afternoon, you will stop at the village center, you can not miss a photo on the facade of the Temple of San Francisco Javier, declared cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO.

The return to Mexico City at 6:30 pm

The Pulque is a drink with pre-Hispanic origins, which is produced through the fermentation of mead, a substance obtained from the maguey.

In this tour you will enjoy a walk among a huge crop of maguey, have a talk with people from the community to speak about the extraction of mead and the fermentation process of pulque. You can even make the extraction of mead, guided by expert tlachiquero.

In a workshop, you will prepare a Pulque curado, which is a mix with fruit or seeds to remove the acidic taste of pulque when fermentation is very advanced. Enjoy a delicious meal in the region, with ingredients from the farm, fresh and with a special flavor.