Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Mitla, Tule, Matlatan and the Teotitlan Valley from Oaxaca

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
Tours & Sightseeing

Monte Alban Day Trip from Oaxaca

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
Cultural & Theme Tours

Mitla and Monte Alban Combo Tour from Oaxaca

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
Day Trips & Excursions

Monte Alban, Arrazola, Coyotepec and Cuilapam Full-Day Tour from Oaxaca

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
Theme Parks

Combo Tour: Cozumel Island

Experience different sides of Cozumel — from a tequila tasting to rides at Playa Mia Grand Beach and Water Park to history exhibits at a museum — on this half-day combo tour. After learning about the tequila-making process, take a scenic drive around Cozumel’s uninhabited side. Relax and let loose at the water park before enjoying an engaging multimedia tour of culture and history at Discover Mexico Park. Your entry ticket includes an international buffet, unlimited non-alcoholic beverages, non-motorized water toys, access to beaches and pools, and more.
5 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Oaxaca Cooking Class

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
Day Trips & Excursions

Oaxaca Day Trip: San Bartolo Coyotepec, Santo Tomás Jalieza and Ocotlán de Morelos

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
Outdoor Activities

Turtle and Crocodile Eco Tour from Huatulco with Mangrove Boat Ride

Enjoy a full day of fun on this eco-tour from Huatulco! Your friendly local guide takes you to the village of Ventanilla, where you’ll ride a boat through the mangroves. Keep an eye out for crocodiles in the lagoon before spotting a variety of sea turtles on a visit to the National Mexican Turtle Center in Mazunte. Finish your day trip in Zipolite, a seaside ‘hippie’ town that’s popular with surfers. Receive personal attention on this small-group tour, limited to 20 people.
7 hours
Water Sports

Huatulco National Park Sightseeing Cruise with Snorkeling in Maguey Bay

Experience the natural wonders of Bahías de Huatulco National Park, traveling by boat along a series of beautiful bays strung along the Pacific coast. You’ll discover several of the park's nine bays including Bahía Santa Cruz, Organo, Chachacual and Cacaluta, stopping to snorkel in spectacular Maguey Bay. Keep an eye out for marine sightings of dolphins, whales and sea turtles that inhabit these coastal waters of Oaxaca! Round-trip hotel transport and commentary by your local guide are included in your full-day tour.
7 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Huatulco and La Crucecita Sightseeing Tour

Sample Oaxacan favorites during an afternoon exploration of Huatulco! This 3-hour city sightseeing tour with an expert guide takes you to the main square of La Crucecita, where you’ll discover the beautiful Church of the Virgin of Guadalupe. Then visit a unique local shop, where snack tastings and a shot of mescal await. Visit a weaver’s workshop and find fun souvenirs at this boutique in the heart of Huatulco! Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
3 hours