Puerto Quetzal: Guatemala Culinary Shore Excursion
Taste of Guatemala Excursion
Savor the Flavors with Guatemala Culinary Shore Excursion
Kickstart your culinary adventure with our Guatemala Culinary Shore Excursion. Ideal for food enthusiasts arriving on shore trips, this is your chance to dive deep into Guatemala’s rich culinary landscape right from the get-go.
Discover Guatemala’s Culinary Heritage
Our Guatemala Culinary Shore Excursion provides an authentic journey through the country’s traditional cuisine. Under the guidance of expert local chefs, you’ll get hands-on experience cooking some of the nation’s most cherished dishes.
An Authentic Cooking Experience
In our Guatemala Culinary Shore Excursion, we pair you with seasoned chefs passionate about their country’s food culture. Learn to prepare quintessential Guatemalan dishes that capture the essence of this culinary-rich nation.
Why Choose Our Guatemala Culinary Shore Excursion?
Take advantage of this authentic opportunity to expand your culinary horizons while enjoying your shore tour. Our Guatemala Culinary Shore Excursion offers a one-of-a-kind gastronomic journey that shouldn’t be missed.
Book Your Culinary Adventure Today
Ready to satiate your taste buds? Contact us to book your spot in our next Guatemala Culinary Shore Excursion and savor the rich, authentic flavors of Guatemalan cuisine.
- Culinary Experience – Antigua Guatemala Vegetables Market – Jade Factory
- Activities: Culinary – Live Culture
- Difficulty: Easy
- Holiday Type: Day Tour
- You will visit: Jocotenango – Antigua Guatemala
- Trip Style: Couples – Small Groups – Families – Lonely Traveler
- Comfort level: Standard
- Transportation: Minibus
- Length: 1 Day
- Physical demand: The trip may include activities like walks
- Group size: Minimum 1 – Maximum 20
- Departure / Return Location: Puerto Quetzal
- Land Transportation from Puerto Quetzal. (Round trip)
- Cooking Experience
- Lunch and Soft Drink
- Entrance Fees
- Bilingual Professional Tour Guide
- Other services not mentioned
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Guatemala Culinary Shore Excursion Itinerary
Begin Your Culinary Journey at Puerto Quetzal
Start your shore excursion with a convenient early pick-up from Puerto Quetzal, followed by a 1.5-hour transfer to the historic Antigua Guatemala.
Fresh Market Experience in Antigua
Upon arrival, we head straight to Antigua’s bustling market. Here, you’ll handpick fresh, top-quality ingredients and even partake in the local custom of bargaining for groceries.
Culinary Workshop in Jocotenango Village
Next, we proceed to our exceptional Jocotenango kitchen, just a 10-minute drive from Antigua. Our culinary experts will introduce you to the ingredients to craft your chosen Guatemalan dish.
Crafting Timeless Recipes
Choose from iconic dishes like Pepian, Kaq Ik, Suban-Ik, rice, and delectable desserts like mole, rellenitos, or Ayote. These recipes, passed down through generations, form the core of Guatemalan culinary identity.
Unleash Your Inner Chef
Today, you’re not just a tourist but an apprentice chef. Engage in hands-on cooking, whether chopping vegetables, stirring a spicy chicken mixture, or crafting tortillas. Expert guidance ensures your dish turns out just the way you want it.
Savor the Authenticity
Once ready, your meal is served in artisanal clay bowls, amplifying your sense of accomplishment as you taste the dish you’ve created.
Explore the Charms of Antigua
Post-lunch, take a brief sightseeing tour of Antigua, where colonial history comes alive. Visit Central Park and the Cathedral, absorbing the ambiance of this time-honored city.
A Stop at the Jade Shop
End your excursion with a visit to a Jade Shop. Discover the various shades of jade unique to Guatemala, including Lavanda, black, jaguar green, and imperial green—a national treasure.
Return to Puerto Quetzal
Conclude your culinary shore excursion by returning to Puerto Quetzal just before your ship’s departure.
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Shore Trip Ideas
Antigua Coffee & Textiles
Explore the natural and cultural aspects of Antigua Guatemala, in our sustainable coffee and textiles tour by visiting two authentic Maya projects.
Birding & Landscape
This tour provides opportunities to find a blend of bird species, some of them restricted to the northern central American pacific coast.
Discovering Maya Roots
Enjoy this effortless shore excursion visiting the villages around Antigua Guatemala; where will learn their history and live culture.
Pacaya Volcano Hike
Pacaya Volcano is one of the most recommended volcano hikes due to its easy access and spectacular views of the volcanic chain.
Taste of Guatemala
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The Hummingbird Experience: A birding shore trip from Puerto Quetzal to discover the hummingbirds of Guatemala.