Cartagena, Colombia
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clock-o4 hours (Approx.)
TransportHotel pickup offered
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commentOffered in: English and 1 more


Savor the unexpected flavors of Cartagena during this 4-hour combination food tour and cooking class. Experience the explosion of exotic fruits, seafood, and local cuisine for sale at the city market during an optional excursion. Then head to a local home in the village of La Boquilla to prepare a mouthwatering meal with your hosts.
  • Enjoy a private cooking class and an optional market visit in Cartagena
  • Discover the tradition, techniques, and recipes behind Colombian cooking
  • Optional visit to the Cartagena food market to shop for ingredients
  • Prepare mouth-watering dishes like fried fish, coconut rice, fried green plantains, and more
  • Includes a lunch based on the dishes prepared during the cooking session
  • Perfect trip for food lovers
Receive a morning pickup from your Cartagena hotel or cruise port. Depending on whether you’ve selected the optional 1-hour market visit, you’ll either begin by shopping for ingredients, or head straight to your cooking session.
Those guests that pick the market visit will get a sneak peek into the authentic culture of Cartagena, stopping to explore the wild variety of vegetables, traditional cooking, local fish, and more for sale at this free-wheeling center of Colombian commerce. You’ll also help your host as they bargain for ingredients to be used in your cooking lesson, and enjoy the lively atmosphere of live music from the bands that typically set up at the center.
Following your market visit, proceed to the fishing village of La Boquilla, where you’ll begin your cooking session in the home of a local family. Learn the traditions, techniques, and recipes behind the cuisine of Colombia’s Caribbean coast from your chef host. Depending on the day and the foodstuffs procured at the market you’ll learn to prepare dishes such as fried fish, coconut rice, fried green plantains, ceviche, lobster, shrimp, and green salad.
Enjoy your tasty meal accompanied by lively conversation with your hosts before receiving a ride back to Cartagena, where you’ll be dropped off at your hotel or cruise ship.
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