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
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
Discover the magic of ancient cultures in two days! You’ll start your journey from the Pacific coast to the city of Oaxaca. During the tour you’ll make the first stop for breakfast passing through the village of Santa María Jalapa del Marqués.
• 2 days
Discover Oaxaca and its Crafts which are a tradition and offer a diversity that denotes their artistic touch and imagination of its people. See how artisans make their products; in San Bartolo Coyotepec, we will have a demonstration of black clay pottery, in San Martin Tilcajete we will see the carving of copal, the wood used for the elaboration of alebrijes, Santo Tomas Jalietza here we´ll be able to see how textiles are made using the prehispanic loom better known as waist looms, in Ocotlán de Morelos we will find cutlery art made with the technique of Toledo Spain, you can also visit a Museum in honor of the painter Rodolfo Morales (Only on fridays we visit it´s traditional market insted), and finally Santa Catarina Minas a town known for its ancestral mezcal made in clay pots.
• 8 hours