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Location: Mercado de la Merced, Calle Rosario S/N
Venustiano Carranza, Mexico City, Mexico | Mexico City, Mexico
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Exploration of 3 authentic, colorful Mexico City markets
A real feel for life as a local using public transportation
La Merced, Mexico City´s most popular local market
Multitude of local vendors & a wide array of goods
Commentary on foods, spices, produce & market culture
Guided tour of the Sonora, San Juan and La Merced markets
Step into the vibrant chaos of the real Mexico City as you visit its lively outdoor street markets. Hop on public transportation with your local guide to explore the wares and soak up the atmosphere of the popular markets of Sonora, San Juan, and La Merced.
From your meeting point at the Hotel Amigo Zocalo, make your way to the bus stop and hop aboard. Listen to the sounds of the city and the rhythms of local music like cumbia, banda, or norteña as you drive. Arrive at the Sonora market for your first look at merchants selling typical produce and wares. Stroll the aisles with your local guide, who shares fascinating facts about the different goods for sale, the attentive vendors, and life in one of the biggest urban zones in the world.
All of your senses are activated as you pass through the food section, a colorful display of fresh fruit and vegetables. Learn about the wide variety of chili peppers, an integral part of Mexican cuisine. Next, grab a bus to the San Juan market, where you can tour stands overflowing with organic produce and exotic plants.
Your third and final stop is at La Merced, one of the largest in Latin America. Wander through the seemingly endless aisles, checking out the huge range of goods in each different section, from food and spices to clothing, CDs, tools, and household items. This is a genuine immersion into the day-to-day realities of Mexico's vivacious market culture.
Cancellation Policy: 48 hours
Know before you book:
Children 2 and younger are complimentary.
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