Food Tour in Alameda Market

Dive into Colombian culture and Cali’s flavors through this local experience of tasting fruits at La Alameda market.


3 hours

Tour Type

Private Tour

Guaranteed departure




If Colombia is synonymous with color it is probably because of its fruits and food rich diversity. Fill your mouth of new flavors by booking this 4-hour fruit tour around La Alameda market. Walk around its streets, learn about Colombian customs and traditions and keep refreshing along the day with the best of Cali’s fruits. Discover lulo, one of the most iconic ones in the city and enjoy a day with all of your senses.


  • A walk along La Alameda traditional market
  • A brief introduction to Colombia’s rich history of diversity through Cali
  • Samples of typical fruits and juices of the region: lulo, borojó, guanabana and more
  • An incredible chance to get in touch with locals and their stories
  • Memories full of senses about colors, smells and flavors of this Pacific city

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Whoever the traveler you are, cross tasting typical food of your checklist trip and join us in this tour around Colombian Pacific identity and culture through its fruits.

This tour will start by meeting our local and friendly tour guide. With him you will be headed to the first stop: La Alameda market, a traditional market in Cali, where you can find all kinds of fresh fruit and vegetables. One of the first things you will taste is lulo, considered as an axis of Cali’s flavors, a sour green fruit that not only has healthy properties, but it also works as a natural energizer. You will have a juice taste of lulada and you will discover all the creativity that comes with mixing and creating plates with fruits.

Along the market you will learn about the history and people who conform the place, and you will also have the chance of interacting with locals, knowing their stories and their traditions and feeling their warmth and joyful vibe.

While tasting all kind of fruits, our guide will tell you a little bit about each one, like where they are mostly grown or the popular beliefs behind them as well as their different culinary uses.

The tour will finish after you become an expert fruit taster, and our driver will finally take you back to your hotel or destination.

This is the most valuable souvenir of the very best side of Cali: tons of fruits offered to you by joyful and friendly locals. We know there won’t be regrets. You are in for a treat.


  • Gran Colombia Tours Guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Fruits and juices tasting
  • All-risk insurance
  • Lunch
  • Extra purchases

Additional Information

🟡 Be aware this tour is walking

🟡 Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

🟡 If you have a layover in Cali, please select the airport as a pick-up point for the layover tour

🟡 If you have any food restriction or allergies, please tell the guide or write it on the booking

🟡 Bring comfortable shoes and water

🟡 Keep hydrating constantly and use sunscreen

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