Yucatan Peninsula Carnival Tour

This tour is an in depth look at the Mayan culture and gastronomy that covers the three southern most states of México: Campeche, Yucatan and Quintana Roo. For easy access and affordable airfares, the tour starts and ends in Cancun. After arriving in Cancun you will transfer to the enchanting Caribbean beaches of Isla de Mujeres. We travel in an air-conditioned van to the colonial city of Valladolid to have a cooking class and learn about the unique foods from this area.

Then we continue on to the archeological site of Chichen Itza to learn about the Mayan culture; Later, we’ll enjoy a cooking class in an archeological camp nearby. In the capital city of Mérida, we stay in a hacienda for several days. We will study the traditional foods and cooking techniques with various chefs, visit markets, swim, watch artists making beautiful handicrafts, and best of all, taste the various foods of the region in many different restaurants and market stalls. We will also visit the eco-paradise of Celestún to look at the many species of birds including the exotic pink flamingos. On the beach we will learn to cook fish in the pibil style.

Along the Mayan Puuc Route, we visit many villages, caves and cenotes, the sacred cooling waters of the Yucatán. We will be guided through the ages of history at various archeological sites ending in Uxmal. In Campeche, we will cook with local friends, eat seafood specialties and have a food tasting in a very popular restaurant. We end the tour by taking the ferry to the island of Holbox, Quintana Roo, where we will fish, cook, eat, drink relax and enjoy our final days on the beach in this charming undiscovered gem in the Caribbean.

This Tours starts and ends in Cancun. This is a 10 day-11 night tour in February.

Good news! This tour is already scheduled for 2019. The dates are from Feb 25th to March 7th. Book Now!

  • Hotel accommodations
  • Three meals a day
  • Cooking classes & demos
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation while on the tour

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1How do I know my payment was received ?
You should receive an email confirmation every time you make a payment, typically within a week of receipt of the check.
2What if I need to cancel?
Please contact us as soon as possible at info@seasonsofmyheart.com or by phone at 011 521 951 508 0469 (from the United States) or from Oaxaca at 044 951 508 0469.
*If you are unable to come the day of the class, please let us know we really appreciate!
3What is not Included in the course?
Transfers from Airport, Alcoholic beverages, laundry and phone calls.
4When will I receive a detailed itinerary for the course I am taking?
Once you send a deposit and sign up for the course.
5Help! I don’t know what to pack for my course!
A detailed letter with a packing list will be sent, together with the itinerary for the course a few weeks before your departure!
6I would like to arrange a private course with Susana for a group of friends. Can that be arranged?
Absolutely! We do ask that you contact us well in advance with possible dates and interests of the group. Susana has done course for groups of chefs, family groups and friends of varying lengths of time within Oaxaca and also in other areas of Mexico. Private classes can also be arranged.