A Collection of Culinary Safaris 2020: Hosted by chef Christine Manfield.

Tour Details

Christine Manfield is undoubtedly one of Australia’s most celebrated chefs as well as a food and travel writer, presenter, teacher and gastronomic traveller. The Classic Safari Company is delighted to present Christine Manfield as the host for a small collection of expertly crafted journeys through some of the world’s most tantalising and exotic gastronomic destinations. Every bespoke journey is unique but all share our signature hallmarks of exclusive behind the scenes access, private dining, the world’s finest elite restaurants, bustling markets, producers and growers, curated cooking classes with top chefs and a handpicked collection of luxury boutique hotels. This is gourmet travel in style!

Flavours of Mexico

February 2020 | 2 weeks | Mexico City, Puebla & Oaxaca

Explore the back streets and high life of Mexico with a tour through cobbled streets and colonial mansions. Discover sultry mezcal bars and lively markets, cook with top the Mexican chefs turning the gastronomic scene on its head and experience the fiery Latin flair of this beautiful country through its tamales, tacos and tortas.

Taste of Colombia

March 2020 | 2 weeks | Bogota, Cali, Medellin & Cartagena

Colombia’s equatorial climate, Andean peaks and colonial influences create a mind boggling array of flavours and produce from world famous coffee to exotic fruits found nowhere else on earth. Wander the charming cobbled streets sampling empanadas and  arepas, shop the colourful neighbourhood markets with top chefs and soak up the sun with a local Caribbean rum.

A Southern Sojourn – Italy

May 2020 | 2 weeks | Puglia & Sicily

Taste your way through the prettiest and most productive regions of Italy. Cook with the region’s best produce straight from source, meet small scale farmers and artisanal producers, dine with Michelin-starred chefs and drink with world class winemakers whilst staying in luxury farmhouses and beautifully styled historic masserias.

Moorish Travels – Spain & Morocco

October 2020 | 2 weeks | Madrid, Seville, Granada, Fes & Marrakech

A journey of contrasts taking in the richness of Spain’s tapas culture and the exoticism of Morocco’s Arabic influences. One day you’ll be on an Iberian pig farm, squeezing oranges and dancing the flamenco and the next you’ll be luxuriating in the tiled courtyard of a private riad, selecting rosewater scented pastries as you sip fresh mint tea. A six-day adventure through Portugal is an optional extension for this tour.

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