Full Day Tortilla Food of the Soul Tour

Full Day Tortilla Food of the Soul Tour


8 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

This tour runs on Mondays and Fridays. A fascinating cuisine tour that takes you off-the-beaten path through indigenous villages in search of the roots of the tortilla! Visit a traditional Zapotec corn farmer,  a family of potters who craft clay griddles and try our hand at making tortillas. We’ll also learn about the hidden ingredient in tortillas so important that without it the great civilizations of Mexico never would have existed (no, it’s not fluoride!). The tortilla was invented in Oaxaca 2,700 years ago according to archaeologists, so what better place to learn about this true Mexican food of the soul?

What's Included

  • Demonstrations and hands-on tortilla making
  • Home cooked lunch
  • Professional, bi-linguial guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic beverages

What to expect

You will be met at your hotel by the guide between 8:30 and 9am and get ready to time-travel into the Tlacolula valley in a private, air conditioned vehicle. To learn about a food invented over two-thousand years ago we need to head back in time. Easy enough in Oaxaca were old ways are still current!

Our route is way off the beaten path and right into the heart of Oaxaca, First stop is about 45 minutes down the road at the quiet ruins of Yagul, not far from the caves where the oldest corn cobs

The Location

Where To Go

Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Southern Mexico

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up our travellers from centrally located hotels in Oaxaca City

Departure time

9:00 AM


Southern Mexico, Mexico

Return details

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
From $125.11
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