Experience the natural and cultural highlights of the Oaxaca Valley on a day trip to several small towns and sites. You’ll be amazed by the sizable Tule tree (Arbol del Tule) of Santa Maria and the carbonized falls flowing from the cliffs of Hierve el Agua. Explore the Zapotecan ruins of the Mitla archeological site and the modern-day community of Teotitlan of the Valley (Teotitlán del Valle) with your knowledgeable guide. Round-trip hotel transport by comfortable coach is included in your full-day sightseeing tour.
• 9 hours
Discover what makes the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Monte Alban one of greatest archeological sites in the Oaxaca Valley! This 3-hour tour takes you by comfortable coach to the nearby ruins, which rest on a panoramic mountaintop with views of Oaxaca. Your professional guide will lead a tour through the vast complex filled with pyramids, ceremonial rock carvings, a huge ball court and 170 excavated tombs. Round-trip hotel transport is included.
• 3 hours
Visit two extraordinary archeological sites—Mitla and Monte Alban—with this full-day combo tour that takes you sightseeing with a knowledgeable guide. Set out by comfortable coach from Oaxaxa to the Zapotecan ruins of Mitla, whose well-preserved mosaics tell an interesting tale. Then tour the immense complex of Monte Alban, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and gaze upon the Oaxaca Valley from this hilltop vista. Explore numerous tombs, pyramids, carvings and an enormous ball court as you learn about the excavations. Round-trip hotel transport is included.
• 8 hours
Explore the cultural treasures surrounding Oaxaca on a full-day trip with an experienced guide. Travel by coach to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Monte Alban and discover the excavated ruins of this ancient Zapotec city. Meet local artisans making black pottery in the town of San Bartolo Coyotepec and admire the famous wood-carved figures of San Antonio Arrazola. From the mountaintop pyramids of Monte Alban to the Cuilapam Convent on the valley floor, you’ll learn all about the region’s rich history! Round-trip hotel transport is included.
• 8 hours
Discover the flavors of Oaxaca as expert chefs introduce you to Oaxacan cuisine and cooking techniques. During this 3.5-hour class, walk to the local market to buy fresh ingredients before preparing your meal — including tortillas, salsas, an appetizer, soup, mole, dessert. With special emphasis on creating dishes (and recipes) that you can easily recreate upon your return home, this cooking class is a must-do while in Oaxaca! Numbers are limited to 10 people, ensuring an intimate experience with a small group of fellow cooking enthusiasts.
• 3.5 hours
On this tour, you will visit the greatest petrified waterfalls of Hierve el Agua and learn about the Mezcal process and enjoy some shots of different flavors. The, you will visit the Zapotec weavers town, Teotitlán del Valle.
• 7 hours
Visit three towns outside of the city of Oaxaca and discover the craft markets Oaxaca is famous for! This half-day trip takes you by coach to San Bartolo Coyotepec, Santo Tomás Jalieza and Morelos Ocotlan with a knowledgeable and friendly guide. You’ll learn about the history of each town in Oaxaca’s Central Valley as you get out to explore on foot, and meet the artisans who make the beautiful ceramics, belts, textiles and other handicrafts famous in the region.
• 4.5 hours
Board a beautiful double decker bus with retractile ceiling to travel to Cholula Magical Town. A guide with take you to discover the largest pyramid in the world and go inside of its tunnels. On the top of it, a Catholic Church was built to force the Indians to embrace this religion. Take great pictures from the top of it of the volcanoes, Cholula and Puebla Valley.Admire the Mexican Baroque style at Santa Maria Tonanzintla and San Francisco Acatepec temples. Visit to San Pedro Cholula main plaza or Zocalo, the Royal Chapel and the former San Grabriel Convent. Time on your own to have lunch.
• 6 hours
Explore the markets and museums in the city of Oaxaca on this half-day tour! Visit the Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzman and the Oaxaca Regional Museum located in its former convent. You’ll walk to the main city center and stroll around the ‘zócalo’ (town square) before spending time at two of the Oaxaca’s most famous markets—20 de Noviembre and Benito Juarez—where you’ll find local crafts and woven goods as well as delicious breads, chocolate and chilies. Round-trip coach transport from your hotel is included.
• 4.5 hours
This tour will introduce you to the Zapotec culture and Spanish colonial history of Oaxaca as you visit several traditional towns outside the city. Meet your friendly local guide for a half-day tour of the region, including Cuilapam de Guerrero, Villa de Zaachila and San Antonio Arrazola. You’ll visit the Cuilapam Convent, browse for fascinating wood-carved figures called ‘alebrijes’ in Arrazola and delight in the sights and sounds of the Zaachila Market. Round-trip hotel transport by air-conditioned coach is included.
• 4.5 hours