Mixteca Dominican Route Day Trip Including San Juan Bautista

Day Trips & Excursions in Oaxaca City

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Explore the heart of the Mixteca through the wonderful colonial architecture and by visiting the temples and former Dominican convents. You will visit Santo Domingo Yanhuitlan, San Pedro and San Pablo Teposcolula and San Juan Bautista Coixtlahuaca, located at 2,000 meters above sea level. Your tour includes entrance fees, a professional guide and transport.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ex-Convento de San Pedro y San Pablo Teposcolula, Teposcolula, Southern MexicoSan Pedro and San Pablo Teposcolula. These is a set that consists of the open chapel, the church and the convent house or cloister. The open chapel, also called Indian Chapel, is the greatest pride of Teposcolula. It was occupied during the early centuries for the evangelization of the Mixtecs.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Conjunto Conventual Dominico de San Juan Bautista Coixtlahuaca, San Juan Bautista Coixtlahuaca, Southern MexicoFinally, you will visit San Juan Bautista Coixtlahuaca, located in the East Upper Mixteca at 2,000 meters above sea level. The church on the outside shows smooth walls that let you see the perfectly cut and united ashlar stone. Its decor is around the openings in both the north and the main door. Admire each of these places and learn all about the history in Oaxacan culture from your knowledgeable guide. You'll be dropped-off back at your hotel after the tour.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Ex-Convento de Santo Domingo de Yanhuitlan, Yanhuitlan, Southern MexicoAfter hotel pickup, you'll head on a day trip to explore the heart of the Mixteca and see the wonderful colonial architecture, through the temples and former Dominican convents. The first stop is at Santo Domingo Yanhuitlan, where you'll see the majestic temple Dominico from the XVI century. It is considered a national heritage site and has a height of 25 meters, a width of 15 and a length of 75 meters. The entire interior is Baroque and you can see the sobriety of this style in every space.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Local taxes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Ex-Convento de San Pedro y San Pablo Teposcolula
  • Entry/Admission - Conjunto Conventual Dominico de San Juan Bautista Coixtlahuaca
  • Entry/Admission - Ex-Convento de Santo Domingo de Yanhuitlan

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • All entrance fees included
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Small-group tour
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