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Private Trip: A Mexico City Culinary Adventure

Mexico City, Mexico
private • 6 days, 5 nights

Private Trip: A Mexico City Culinary Adventure

Mexico City, Mexico
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  • Group Size 8 People Maximum
  • Activity Level
  • Travel Style
    Urban Exploration

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Trip Overview

On this privately guided culinary adventure in and around Mexico City, you'll experience the incredible culture and cuisine that brings this city to life. You'll discover a metropolis where pre-Hispanic, colonial, and contemporary influences collide, and have an opportunity to experience the city's numerous identities first-hand. Sample a heady Aztec brew, dive into a colonial-era mole recipe, and take in the unique, pre-Hispanic floating farms still in use today. From street food to contemporary Mexican dining trends, traditional restaurants to meals in local homes, our focus throughout will be food and the people who make it. On the ever-present periphery of our taste buds will be the history, art, architecture, landscape, agriculture, and street life that brings everything together.

For a day-by-day itinerary description, either inquire with us directly or visit the group trip page, here. Note that the itinerary's pacing and inclusions may be adjusted depending on the size of your group.

Our partner, Culinary BackstreetsIn order to create and curate this unique experience, we’ve partnered closely with Culinary Backstreets, a global guide to local eats that publishes restaurant reviews and features on local culinary culture. They bring these stories to life on culinary tours and special events, offered in 12 cities around the world, and have extensive international experience with all things gastronomical.

  • Privately guided experience
  • Market tours
  • Agricultural visits
  • Hidden historic sites
  • Mezcal tastings


Itineraries and daily schedules are subject to change. We expect to do everything listed in the itinerary, though the order may be rearranged based on weather or other local conditions.
Culinary Backstreets
In Partnership with Culinary Backstreets

Trip Leader

Francisco ("Paco") is a Mexico City native who has a deep passion for his country's cuisine. In addition to being one of Culinary Backstreets' Mexico Team Leaders, he is also a bit of a Renaissance man, having been a former champion chess player and bullfighter. But these days, Paco focuses on the antojitos, or little culinary cravings of his hometown, which are a hallmark of a culinary tour of the city with him.

Additional Info


The cost of this trip is $3,320 per person, based on two or more travelers, and double occupancy at a four-star hotel during low season. Hotel prices can increase during high season, which will influence the cost of the trip depending on your dates. For a single occupancy room, there will be a supplement (the exact rate will vary depending on seasonality). The maximum group size is eight people.


The starting per person price is based on five nights of accommodations at Historico Central Hotel or a location of equivalent quality. If you're interested in a different level or style of accommodation, we'd be happy to discuss options and price points.

Activity Level

Travelers should feel comfortable walking two to four miles over the course of each day and remaining on their feet for longer periods of time. While we can tailor the pace and activity level to your group, keep in mind that the city is a bustling and crowded place!

Arrival & Departure

For flights in and out of Mexico City International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional Benito Juárez), we suggest you arrive by 3 p.m. on Day 1 and depart anytime on Day 6. We are happy to book you extra nights at the group's hotel and provide suggestions for things to do and see in the city on your own.

  • Five nights of accommodation at a four-star hotel.
  • Meals and transportation during the trip, including in a private vehicle for visits outside the center city.
  • The company of an experienced, local English-speaking guide throughout the trip.
  • Admission to all proposed activities, locations, and events.
  • 24/7 emergency assistance during your trip, provided by Global Rescue.
  • Transportation and flights to and from Mexico City, including airport transfers.
  • Additional meals and drinks outside of Atlas Obscura offerings.
  • Travel insurance (recommended).
  • If applicable, applying for a Mexican visa (not required for U.S. citizens).
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