Mexico City Markets And Food Tour

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Uno dos tres cuatro cinco! Join this Mexico city tour to see five of Mexico's best street markets. Whether you're in the market for a magic love potion, voodoo dolls, hot tamales, pretty piatas, or exotic flowers, these markets have all bases covered.


  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Free snacks included
  • Led by a local guide

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At 8:45am, meet your guide and your small group of 12 or fewer at the Museo Mexicano del Diseo in Mexico City. Set off for an insider's look at some of the Mexican capital's best markets just like a local, by taking a ride on the subway.

Your first stop is a market some locals might not even know. Hear about the markets unique history from the early20th century, its connection to Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera,and itscontextwithinmodern Mexican society. Hop back on public transport and visit the bizarrewitchcraft market,where you can purchase asuperhero costume, a festive piata, a voodoo doll, a hangover remedy, or any number of magic potions.

Walk a few blocks to a "3-in-1" market that features flowers, prepared food, and fresh produce. This is Mexico City's biggest flower market, where local vendors will sell you exotic flowers that exactly match the color of your eyes. As you wander through the market, sample a cup of pineappletepache, tamales, Mexican barbecue, fruit cocktail, and exotic mixed juices.

Your last stop is at a local patio for more food samples, ensuring you finish the 5-hour tour with a panza llena, corazon contento a full tummy and happy heart. The tour concludes around 1pm, back at theMuseo Mexicano del Diseo.

Inclusions for Mexico City Markets And Food Tour

  • Bilingual local guide
  • Public transportation
  • Samples of local food

Exclusions for Mexico City Markets And Food Tour

  • Souvenirs
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Small group of a maximum of 12 people

We recommend dressing conservatively as we will be visiting non-touristy areas. Long trousers or jeans and a t-shirt is recommended. Leave your valuables, such as passports and credit cards, in the hotel and bring a small amount of spending cash. Only small cameras are allowed and during the rainy season (May to September) we recommend bringing a raincoat or umbrella

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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  • Our guide was the best we experienced in Mexico City. Well versed, great communicator and friendly. The subject of the tour also turned out to be quite interesting. ONe significant problem: the agency combined two groups, and one group had to end the tour early so they could participate in another tour. That meant we were hurried through the markets, with no time to savor the sounds, smells and sights. So the tour ended up being an hour shorter than advertised. Our guide made p for it as best he could at the end by lingering over a relaxed lunch with us. He easily turned a three-star review into a four-star.

  • Caesar was a great guide. Very knowledgeable and had a great balance of info and exposure to dif foods /cultural aspects of markets.

  • Great tour of markets and art. Wonderful guide showed us things and places you would never see on your own. Tasted many kinds of local food. All in all, a great day. Definitely recommend!

  • This tour was amazing!

  • The majority of markets were clearly off the usual tourist agenda, and our guide was attentive, informative and engaging. 10/10, it was my favorite tour I've ever taken - I would absolutely recommend it!

  • It's pretty good!! I highly recommend this tour. The tour guide took us hang around and explain so much for us. We ate a lot, went to the local markets, took the local transportation, which is an good experience to know more about the real life of local people and their history. And it's a small group, so we can enjoy more. And i have to say my tour guide is amazing! That was his first time to lead a group, but he did a good job. He's very responsible and nice!!

  • Really enjoyable tour - we definitely ate a lot! And the guides were very knowledgeable, especially if you approached them with questions. However, we didn't get much information about the witchcraft market because our guides were too busy trying to make sure they didn't lose any of us important of course! but I would have liked to know more!.

  • This is a great experience for anybody who has chosen this trip. I highly reccomend this tour as it is the only way that you will experience and see as to how the local people live and behave. The tour guy that we had namely Rodrigo is a very knowledgeable person explaining all the city's history as well informing you of the day to day life of a mexicoan person. You will get to see the various markets and taste the local food. Dont's miss it and you will not reget it.

  • The tour was great and Evelyn is na amazing guide takinf us through the markets and explaining a lot about the food and sites.

  • OK tour but not a food tour in comparison with other food tours I have been on in other countries.
    Interesting places visited , some of which would have been difficult to find without local knowledge.
    Jose was a good guide , friendly and an interesting person.

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