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Maya Cooking Class from Panajachel

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Santa Cruz la Laguna, Guatemala
Maya Cooking Class from Panajachel

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icon3 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
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Find out what’s bubbling in the typical Guatemalan kitchen during this 4-hour cooking class near Lake Atitlan. Spend your session gaining a hands-on understanding of three Guatemalan dishes, discovering the blend of Mayan and Spanish colonial flavors that give this Central American cuisine its unique taste. You’ll finish class by enjoying a tasty lunch of the dishes you prepared, and recipe book to recreate the dishes in the future. Optional upgrades featuring private lessons and visits to the market are also available.
  • Take a Mayan cooking class near Panjachel on the shores of Lake Atitlan
  • Get hands-on experience preparing three typical Guatemalan dishes
  • Learn about the unique blend of Mayan and Spanish colonial influences on Guatemalan cuisine
  • Enjoy the fruits of your labor during a tasty lunch of the dishes you prepared
  • Includes a recipe book so you can recreate your favorites later
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small tamales served with a sauce.
The most traditional of all Guatemala dishes. Uses a blend of 13 ingredients in the sauce. Can be served with chicken or veggie style using tofu.
Gourmet lunch, that you help preparing
Instruction and the opportunity to enjoy the dishes you prepare
A printed copy of the recipes you prepared
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Santa Cruz la Laguna , Santa Cruz la Laguna, Guatemala

Address: Calle Principal Santa Cruz La Laguna, Solola, 07008 Guatemala Directions: Meet us at the CECAP building in Santa Cruz La Laguna. From the boat dock in Santa Cruz, walk to take a taxi up the road to the village.  The CECAP building is easy to find. Dates: Monday thru Friday

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
  • OPERATED BY Los Elementos Adventure Center & Day Spa
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Great experience, learned a lot...
Emily M
, Feb. 2018
Great experience, learned a lot about the Mayan culture while making some delicious food. Easy place to find with beautiful views.
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