Make Guatemalan Tamales

Kukul Tales

Kukul Tales 4 Avenida Sur 11, Antigua Guatemala

Corn is a very important ingredient in Guatemalan culture and people and one of the first foods prepared by Mayans was tamales. In this workshop, you will learn with a Mayan traditional cook how to prepare sweet and salty tamales with fresh criollo corn masa, local ingredients, and traditional culinary techniques.

Make Guatemalan Tamales
Cost per person:
1 person (private) $45.00
Group Pricing:
2 or more $39.00 p/p
Age / Max Group:
All ages, Max of 6 people
1.5 hours
Start Time(s):
Wed-Sat 11:30 am , 4 pm
Languages Spoken:
English, Spanish
Opening Hours:
Mon – Sat 8am – 6pm
Days Closed:
What's Included:
  • All materials for making tamales are included
  • Use of all utensils for making tamales
What to Expect:
  • Expect a friendly environment where you will have a hands-on experience making one of the most iconic foods in the country.
  • Use the best local ingredients to craft tamales and learn about the techniques locals use for making such food.
Additional Information:

“We had a morning food tour today with Sucy and we all loved it! Got to learn a lot about Guatemalan gastronomy, and most importantly, got to try a lot of traditional dishes that we wouldn’t know about otherwise. Totally recommend a tour with this company.” -Aurora Vintilescu