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Street Art Bike Ride
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Street Art Bike Ride

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If you prefer to see art in bustling streets rather than stuffy museums, you'll love Oaxaca and this half-day bike tour. In a small, intimate group you'll cycle around three city neighborhoods where you'll see colorful murals, posters, and stencil art by local artists. Visit workshops and learn about Oaxacan culture while seeing the sights and getting some exercise.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.30
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$51.30

Earth, Corn & Fire: Tasting the Roots of Oaxacan Cuisine
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Earth, Corn & Fire: Tasting the Roots of Oaxacan Cuisine

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On this tour in Oaxaca, we’ll get an edible crash course on the elements that are a bedrock of traditional Oaxacan cooking, as well as on how they are being safeguarded. We’ll go through neighborhood markets and visit home-based restaurants and the stalls of streets vendors, stopping to taste some of Oaxaca’s most iconic dishes and street snacks, from memelas to eggs cooked on the comal. We’ll taste local corn in various forms and see how it’s transformed from kernel to tortilla, in the process learning about the key role it still plays in Oaxacan cuisine and culture. Along the way we’ll meet market vendors who have been holding steady for decades and even visit the gallery of a group of young artists. We’ll end our journey with a meal in a family-run market restaurant, sampling several different types of the city’s most famous creations, mole,a dish that much like Oaxaca’s rich culinary heritage itself, is the result of numerous ingredients being lovingly and carefully mixed together.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.00
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$115.00

Mitla Guided Tour Half Day

Mitla Guided Tour Half Day

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Learn more about Oaxacan heritage on a half-day excursion to Mitla. Join a small group and visit the ancient archaeological complex of Mitla. Learn about the Zapotecs who built this incredible structure, and enjoy free time to explore the ruins. You will also visit a local workshop where you can see the traditional way of making Oaxacan textiles with natural dyes.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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$35.00

Street Art Walk
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Street Art Walk

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Oaxaca is a magical city. The skies are deep blue in the heart of the valley. Women in embroidered huipiles, colourful houses, flowers on the trees, parades and local people garnish the streets. And then there's the street art. We will be walking around 3 neighbourhoods of the city visiting interesting spots, art workshops, and of course... street art. They are everywhere: big murals, stencils, posters. Oaxacan Artists are abundant and very talented. Its like visiting an outdoor museum. During the experience we will have time to visit some interesting galleries and artists.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Only hierve el agua tour

Only hierve el agua tour

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Don't waste your time visiting places you may not want to visit. Go directly to Hierve el Agua and enjoy the place with a stay of more than 3 hours. Relax in the spectacular views, go hiking with local guides, or take a dip and enjoy the pools. After spending more than 3 hours, and if the group chooses, we can visit a mezcal distillery on the way back to Oaxaca. Note: Please note that the tour does not include a guide because it is not necessary, only a driver. If you would like to hike in the area, you can request the services of a local guide. Foreign guides are not allowed in the area. That is why we do not take a guide.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Just Boil the Water Tour

Just Boil the Water Tour

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Don't waste your time visiting places you may not want to visit. Go directly to Hierve el Agua and enjoy the place with a stay of more than 3 hours. Relax in the spectacular views that the place has, go hiking with local guides, or take a dip and enjoy the pools that are there. After spending more than 3 hours, and if the group decides so, we can visit a mezcal distillery on the way back to Oaxaca. Note: We let you know that the tour does not have a guide because it is not needed, it only has a driver. If you like hiking in the area, you can request the services of a local guide. Foreign guides are not allowed in the place. That's why we don't have a guide.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-Group Half-Day City Art Tour of Oaxaca

Small-Group Half-Day City Art Tour of Oaxaca

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Walk the beautiful city of Oaxaca through its art expression: This tour is a great and fun way to discover the city and history. You will learn all about all mind blowing ancestral techniques used by the artists here in Oaxaca and about the artists themselves. Why is Oaxaca an art capital? Get a deeper insight into the minds and hearts of the local artists. I take you to all those meaningful murals, studios and galleries that you shouldn’t miss out in your stay plus getting to know artists personally you will get a direct feeling of their contagious passion and talent. Seeing the time, effort, detail and soul that goes into the printing and murals will blow your mind and help you reconnect with the natural pace of handmade processes. As part of the experience you will participate in a printing we organize just for you at an artist studio and you will be able to take it home!
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  • 4 hours
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$51.30
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Biking to The Ancient Tree of El Tule

Biking to The Ancient Tree of El Tule

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This will be a beautiful and safe bike ride to see the massive and ancient "El Tule" tree, which is famous for being the widest tree in the world. The road we'll take is mainly used by locals so you'll get to see more about authentic Oaxaca and the outskirts of the city. El Tule tree is located inside a gated churchyard in the picturesque town of Santa Maria del Tule. It is the widest tree in the world. It's 40 meters in height, 58 meters in circumference, and about 2,000 years old. The Baroque-style church is called Templo de Santa María de la Asunción and dates from the 18th century.
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  • 3 hours
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Mezcalera Route in Santiago Matatlán and San Pablo Villa de Mitla

Mezcalera Route in Santiago Matatlán and San Pablo Villa de Mitla

Our experience is a total immersion to know the wonderful world of mezcal! We enter the heart of the producing towns to learn about all the work behind a bottle and appreciate this spirit. From the crops in the fields, to the artisan production and all its elaboration, as well as an incredible tasting of many mezcals.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.95
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Half-Day Oaxaca Monte Alban Walking Tour with Guide and Pickup

Half-Day Oaxaca Monte Alban Walking Tour with Guide and Pickup

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Mysterious experience invited by mysterious ancient ruins Monte Alban is a ruins of Zapoteca culture built on a hill about 400m high in the Oaxaca basin at an altitude of 1500m. It is said that the Zapotec people who once lived in this region started construction around 500 BC and flourished until around 800 AD. After that, Zapotec declined, but the Mixtecos who took control of the region took over and lived in their place. The Monte Alban archaeological site has many attractions, such as a pyramid-shaped temple, an observatory, and a stone plate relief depicting a human figure called Danzante (dancing person). Ancient ruins rooted in the land of Oaxaca will captivate you. The tour will be held in the morning. [English guide]
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Walking Tour in the Historic Center of Oaxaca

Walking Tour in the Historic Center of Oaxaca

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History and tour of the most important places in the historic center of the Oaxacan capital with high historical content.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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Half-Day Alebrijes Carving and Painting Workshop in San Martin from Oaxaca

Half-Day Alebrijes Carving and Painting Workshop in San Martin from Oaxaca

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Visit the town to San Martin Tilcajete to learn about the alebrijes sculptures of Oaxacan-Mexican folk art. Visit a workshop to watch artisans carve and paint the figures, then paint your own figure with guidance from the experts. Take your creation home with you on a half-day tour that includes guide, round-trip transportation from Oaxaca, and hotel pickup and drop-off. Great for travelers who enjoy making art and meeting local artisans.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.09
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Half Day Oaxaca City Tour

Half Day Oaxaca City Tour

★ Time-slip to Mexico 2000 years ago⁉ ★ ★ There is no difficulty in choosing souvenirs! This is a must-see tour for folk craft lovers ★ A tour to experience the culture of Oaxaca! Santo Domingo Church and Cultural Museum and finally the city of Oaxaca. It is a masterpiece of folk costumes and folk crafts that overflow in the city! A tour that you can enjoy the charm unique to Oaxaca where many indigenous people live.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$121.00
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The Best of Oaxaca Walking Tour & Mezcal Tasting

The Best of Oaxaca Walking Tour & Mezcal Tasting

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Discover the best of Oaxaca! Gaze at the one of the most beautiful spots located on the heart of the Istmo Mexican Region. Enjoy the cultural and iconic attractions of interest. Oaxaca is full of joy, colors and fun. It has so many great locations, each with its own fascinating tale. You will see the most important Oaxaca’s sights: the Santo Domingo Cathedral, City Museum of Cultures, Maco Museum, Alameda Park and Benito Juárez Market. Discover the local and authentic side of the famous city, world-known by the Mezcal spiritual drink and Alebrijes fancy art. * Discover the secrets of the trendy city of Oaxaca. * Interact with Oaxaca’s artistic side while visiting city museums. * Gaze with the art collections and crafts, which include the aphrodisiac Mezcal.
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  • 3 hours
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Amazing local market day with Zapotec guide

Amazing local market day with Zapotec guide

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Oaxacan cuisine is one of the most varied and exquisite in Mexico and the markets of Oaxaca offer a delight for all the senses. Market days in one of the Zapotec towns of Oaxaca are incredible since different indigenous women arrive with flowers, spices, vegetables, handicrafts and animals to sell, characterized by their clothing and forms of living together.
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  • 5 hours
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$70.00
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Oaxaca city tour

Oaxaca city tour

Walk around the main square where you will admire the beauty of the Santo Domingo temple that was part of a convent, now transformed into one of the best museums of colonial and pre-Colombian art, and where there are valuable objects from Monte Alban archeological site; continue along the tourist walkway, (pedestrian street) admiring its green quarry buildings, you will find the Cathedral, built by the Dominican monks in the 16th century, you will see the outside of the Macedonio Alcalá Theater, an architectural jewel of the City of Oaxaca, later you will go to the chocolate mills to talk and learn about the ingredients for the preparation of this exquisite drink. Before finishing your tour, you will visit also the incredible market, one of the most typical in the region, where daily hundreds of people get together to offer their particular products, a tradition that goes back to the pre-Hispanic times.
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  • 3 hours
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$36.00
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Tlacolula, Tlacochahuaya and Yagul Market Tour From Oaxaca

Tlacolula, Tlacochahuaya and Yagul Market Tour From Oaxaca

You will witness the wonderful construction of the seventeenth century, built by the Dominican Friars, in San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya, where its kinship altars stand out with images of the Virgin of the Rosary, the Diseding, Mary, the Child and the Arcangel Gabriel. One of the most beautiful pictorial works is that of Saint Jerome of the indigenous painter Juan de Arrué, who is said to be his famous work. We visited the Archaeological Zone of Yagul, a city that flourished as an urban center after the dean of Monte Albán (800 years d.c.). Later after a short abandonment, Yagul resurfaced to become a city-state, in the Oaxaca Valley, which prevailed until shortly before the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors. In the end we visited Tlacolula, where we will walk through one of the most traditional tianguis in the country, one of the most complete and colorful in Oaxaca. This fascinating place is set on Sundays on the main street of the village.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$48.17
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Private local experience. Halloween Oaxaca, enjoy the Day of the Dead parades.

Private local experience. Halloween Oaxaca, enjoy the Day of the Dead parades.

If what you are looking for is to truly live an original and authentic Day of the Dead experience, you must attend a “Comparsa” (the Halloween of Oaxaca), those of San Agustín, Etla, you will definitely love it. This service is operated with private transfers in a vehicle (in excellent condition) for your family and / or friends according to the number of passengers. to the place of the troupe where you can join the troupe in a pedestrian way accompanied by the Guide. They will be accompanied by a certified driver and guide. In the case of the Guide, it is bilingual Spanish - English. One of the great advantages of this 100% private service is the freedom to move at your own pace without haste. You will have enough time to take as many photos as you want and you can forget about waiting or depending on a group.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$178.00
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Private Tour: Etla´s Valley & Paper Workshop

Private Tour: Etla´s Valley & Paper Workshop

Exclusive Prive Tour We ensure our full enjoyment by offering exciting opptunities including spontaneity and flexibility for exploring , shopping and time for reflexión. Our small groups allow us to go to places where larger goups are unable to. As a smaller group there is less waiting time when transfering on and off in our minivan when sightseeing. We bring together professionals and friendly staff with profound knowledge of each place that we visit.We are locals,We are educated...
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.54
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Experience in Tlacolula, Teotitlan & Yagul Ruins with a private guide

Experience in Tlacolula, Teotitlan & Yagul Ruins with a private guide

Experience the deep Mexican traditions. Immerse yourself in the colorful world of Mexican handcrafts. You will discover Tlacolula Valley- a local community with beautiful traditions. You will be amazed by old-school rug weaving methods. You will be able to touch hand-woven textiles, made with a lot of patience and love. You will find out what an unusual thing they use to color the rugs! More local crafts? Absolutely! Teotitlan is a cute village full of colors and art. You will taste the star of the region- meszal while learning how is it made. Y You will finish the tour with an important historical touch- the ruins of Yagul. How did these ruins remain so well preserved? How did it mark the history of Mexico? What is so special about cave paintings? Your personal professional tour guide will answer all these questions and will lead you during all the colorful experiences.
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  • 5 hours
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$589.51
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Oaxaca City Walking Tour

Oaxaca City Walking Tour

We begin our tour visiting the Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzmán, a monumental architectural complex of the Dominican Order, without a doubt one of the most beautiful examples of Baroque in Mexico. We continue on foot on the Tourist Walkway, from Santo Domingo de Guzmán and to the center of the City, where various museums, galleries, craft shops and restaurants are located. In the center we can enjoy Banda de Música and Marimba, which play in the Kiosco del Zócalo, we will visit the portals of the center, in the Jardín de la Constitución. We end with a visit to the November 20 market, where you can enjoy the rich cuisine of Oaxaca and the Benito Juárez Market, the most traditional, where you can buy the famous "Oaxaqueño Mole", Quesillo and Chapulines
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  • 3 hours
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$51.81
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Hierve el Agua tour with Private Transport from Oaxaca

Hierve el Agua tour with Private Transport from Oaxaca

Welcome to an incredible natural spa and every Instagrammers dream. Hierve El Agua or “Boiling Water” makes everyone fall in love within a second. Swimming in a refreshing natural pool, high in the mountains, will be a lifetime experience. You will touch mineral springs that flow at ~2 liters/second speed. This place was sacred to the ancient Zapotecs. You will feel unique energy. You will admire petrified waterfalls formed thousands of years ago. Your tour guide will explain how did it form in the Sierra Madres mountains with an altitude of 5800′! You will hear what secret many archaeologists, biologists, and geologists still are trying to find. You will explore the natural amphitheater. At the end of the tour, you can enjoy the freshest coconut water and exotic fruits.
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  • 5 hours
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$169.00
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Handcrafts Tour with Chocolate Experience in Etla, Oaxaca

Handcrafts Tour with Chocolate Experience in Etla, Oaxaca

Mexican chocolate experience will take you to a completely different understanding of this magic product. A day full of flavours, local activities, and art. You will be surprised what flavours can be used in Mexican chocolate. You will taste the uniqueness of this magic product. What is so special about regional Oaxaca chocolate? You will see many artists making different types of pottery. You will learn a few techniques yourself. Mexican pottery is the most prolific and versatile type of Mexican Folk Art. And of course, the king of the region- mezcal. You will try this local alcohol drink. Would you dare to drink it with a worm?! And for a pleasant finish, you will see beautiful local textiles. Its variety shows the culture, historic and geographic diversity.
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  • 6 hours
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$589.51
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