We start the food tour by taking you to Plaza de Paloquemao – one of Bogota, Colombia’s oldest and largest traditional markets. Then it’s off to a cooking school! You’ll take part in a hands-on cooking class where you’ll learn to make a traditional Colombian dish.
We will pick you up from your hotel and go straight to Plaza de Paloquemao. Founded in 1946, leaders relocated Paloquemao to its current spot in the heart of Bogota in 1967. This market is one of the most popular places for locals to buy fresh produce, meat, flowers and more! You will taste exotic fruits, Colombian snacks and fresh breads as we wander through the market in search of the best places to buy ingredients for lunch. Plaza de Paloquemao is the perfect environment to interact with the locals and learn about day-to-day life in Bogota.
Once we’re finished at the market, we will drive to the cooking school, where you will prepare a traditional Colombian dish under the guidance of a skilled chef. You will learn more about Colombian food and which dishes are famous in each region of Colombia. Once your food is ready, we will sit down together to enjoy a delicious Colombian lunch complete with fresh fruit juice.
Our last stop will be to Bogota’s dessert district. This is where families gather on weekends to partake in somethingsweet. You’ll get the chance to choose from a variety of traditional Colombian desserts such as tres leches cake, flan, milhojas and more.We’ll drop you off back at your hotel around 2 p.m.