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Full-Day Monte Alban Archaeological Site and Oaxaca Artisan Experience

Full-Day Monte Alban Archaeological Site and Oaxaca Artisan Experience

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The ancient Zapotec city and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Monte Alban sits about 9 miles (6 kilometers) west of Oaxaca. With this tour, explore the hilltop archaeological site with a guide and enjoy views overlooking the Oaxaca Valley. That leaves enough time to visit the artisan towns of Arrazola, Cuilapam de Guerrero, and San Bartolo Coyotepec. Plus, round-trip transportation from your hotel in downtown Oaxaca is included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD30.76
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Monte Alban Guided Half Day Tour

Monte Alban Guided Half Day Tour

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Monte Albán is an archaeological site in Oaxaca and this half-day guided tour is the perfect way to learn more about its history, the ruins and the first inhabitants. Close the travel guide and enjoy a guided adventure with commentary throughout the tour. To save time, the tour travels between sights in an air-conditioned vehicle, so you can cover much more ground than on a walking tour.
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  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD40.00
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USD40.00

Boil the water tour

Boil the water tour

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A great experience that the guides and operators will give you a warm welcome and good service. The best experience in oaxaca
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  • 11 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD35.80
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Hierve el Agua(2hrs), Mitla from Oaxaca

Hierve el Agua(2hrs), Mitla from Oaxaca

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Something that we have identified from others, are our Guides, all of them are part of the Lescas family and we want to share what we like about our beautiful Oaxaca, fun, ambitious and knowledgeable about the history and traditions of Oaxaca, we believe that the guide It has the ability to transmit the passion and come to appreciate everything from a different vision
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  • 6 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD38.36
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Hierve el Agua, Teotitlán del Valle, mezcal, el tule, desde Oaxaca

Hierve el Agua, Teotitlán del Valle, mezcal, el tule, desde Oaxaca

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Discover one of Oaxaca’s natural minerales, the gigantie tree of el Tule which is over 2000 years olg, we Will procee to Teotitlan del Valle where you can admire the wool carpets; we continue to the ceremonial center of Mitla, outstandingly beautiful for ist magnificent fretwork made of countless polish stones, our journey continues to hierve el agua, where you wil have the opportunity to admire the beautiful petrified wather falls: our last stop is a mezcal destilley.The archaeological zone of Mitla is only visited from Wednesday to Sunday.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD47.57
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Hierve el Agua, Mezcal Tasting, and Teotitlan del Valle Tour (Private Tour)

Hierve el Agua, Mezcal Tasting, and Teotitlan del Valle Tour (Private Tour)

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Receive personalized attention on this private full-day tour of Hierve el Agua and Teotitlan del Valle. After being met at your hotel you'll be taken to Hierve el Agua to enjoy three hours of hiking, swimming, and admiring the views of the petrified waterfalls. After, enjoy a mezcal pick-me-up at a distillery, then head to the markets of Teotitlan del Valle, where you can learn about (and buy) traditional handicrafts.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD299.00
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Monte Albán/half day tour

Monte Albán/half day tour

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Discover the pyramids of Oaxaca in Monte Alban, meaning ‘White Mountain,’ located on a vast mountaintop expanse with spectacular 360-degree views of Oaxaca Valley. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with Oaxaca City, the pre-Columbian archaeological site is considered the most magnificent of the region’s ancient ruins. On this guided tour by coach from Oaxaca, explore the complex filled with pyramids, ceremonial rock carvings, a huge ball court and 170 excavated tombs. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD35.94
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Monte Albán, Arrazola, Cuilapam y San Bartolo Coyotepec.

Monte Albán, Arrazola, Cuilapam y San Bartolo Coyotepec.

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From the mountaintop pyramids of Monte Alban to the Cuilapam Convent on the valley floor, learn all about the rich history of Oaxaca Valley on this guided full-day trip by coach. Discover the Zapotec pyramids and excavated ruins of UNESCO-listed Monte Alban, admire the mystical woodcarvings of San Antonio Arrazola and meet resident artisans in San Bartolo Coyotepec, a town known for its beautiful black pottery. Hotel pickup and drop-off from Oaxaca included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD47.57
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Flavors of Oaxaca: Cooking Class with No Set Menu and Local Market Tour

Flavors of Oaxaca: Cooking Class with No Set Menu and Local Market Tour

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Discover the tastes and textures of Oaxaca during a cooking workshop right in the heart of the city. Join a small group and visit a local market to gather ingredients for your class. There's no set menu, so the group can select which traditional dishes to make. Learn about the origins of each dish and several techniques during your hands-on class. Your tour end with the delicious meal that you've created.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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USD76.93
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Authentic Oaxaca Street Food Tour by locals

Authentic Oaxaca Street Food Tour by locals

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Try and taste the true traditional food of Oaxaca, not in restaurants! The food of Oaxaca is recognized nationally and internationally. The markets of Oaxaca are the most popular places to taste traditional Oaxacan cuisine. Explore the flavors and smells of Oaxacan cuisine from the most traditional places.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD50.00
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USD50.00

Oaxaca Cooking Class
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Oaxaca Cooking Class

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Learn how to create Oaxacan cuisine at a world-class restaurant in Oaxaca raved about in the ‘New York Times’ and ‘Bon Appétit.’ During this 3.5-hour cooking class led by an expert chef-instructor, your small group, limited to just 10 cooking enthusiasts, decides which dishes are on the menu. After picking up the necessary ingredients, all fresh, from a local market, prepare your dishes back in the kitchen. Whether it’s tortillas, salsas, soup, mole, or dessert, take home exciting recipes knowing you’ll be able to easily recreate the flavors of Oaxaca.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD116.03
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Paths of Mezcal

Paths of Mezcal

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We offer a deep insight into the archeology, nature and living culture of Oaxaca. Through the wonderful ancestral architecture in Mitla, the interaction with Zapotec weavers in Teotitlán del Valle and producers of true artisanal mezcal. Our groups are small to guarantee personalized attention by professional tour guides with long experience, knowledge and passion for Oaxaca.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD65.00
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Monte Alban - Full Day Guided Tour with or without Food - Oaxaca
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Monte Alban - Full Day Guided Tour with or without Food - Oaxaca

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Discover the highlights of Oaxaca on a full-day sightseeing tour. Visit the archaeological complex of Monte Albán, founded in 500 BC, the former convent and temple from the 16th century, and stop at local artisan workshops to see the process of making handmade figurines. Learn about the rich history and culture of Oaxaca from your guide as you explore.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD47.00
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USD47.00

Pyramids Archaeological Site HT

Pyramids Archaeological Site HT

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Mexico is home to many fantastic archeological sites, but only two are located on the water. One is Tulum, with its fortress on the Caribbean Sea; the other is on the Pacific Ocean here in Huatulco. Explore the ruins with a local guide who shares history and local insight about the site and region. You’ll also be rewarded with views of the Pacific Ocean from certain positions within the grounds.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD67.00
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Mitla, Tule, Tlacolula and Teotilán

Mitla, Tule, Tlacolula and Teotilán

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Discover Oaxaca's rich, cultural history on a day trip to several nearby towns. Join a small group and visit the Mitla archaeological site and the town of Tlacolula to learn about the ancient Zapotecs. Then, it's on to the artisan village of Teotilan del Valle before concluding at a mezcal distillery to sample the drink and learn about the manufacturing process.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD51.00
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USD51.00

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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USD35.00
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Oaxaca Antigua Full-Day Tour

Oaxaca Antigua Full-Day Tour

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Our tour will offer you an unforgettable experience and stay in our state, which will be visual, historical and cultural. Thanks to our certified tour guides, you will be able to give you extensive knowledge of the great history and present of the tourist attractions that surround Oaxaca.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD60.00
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USD60.00

2-Day Oaxaca Highlights Tour / Private Option Upgrade

2-Day Oaxaca Highlights Tour / Private Option Upgrade

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Archeology and history-loving travelers will enjoy this two-day tour of Oaxaca that includes visits to the most important ancient sites. You'll take the Monte Alban route on one day and the Mitla route on another, visiting the artisan village of Arrazola, the Mitla archeological site, a Mezcal factory, and much more. Learn about history and contemporary culture while having fun.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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USD52.31
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USD52.31
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Montealban tour, plus craft workshops in the Ocotlan Valley

Montealban tour, plus craft workshops in the Ocotlan Valley

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Montealban is one of the places you have to visit if you come to Oaxaca. With more than 2,000 years of history, Montealban is unique. In addition, you can visit the alebrijes and black clay workshops, recognized crafts of the Oaxaca Valley. You can also enjoy the architectural beauty of the former Cuilapam convent. Note: Due to the health emergency (COVID) Monte Albán has limited access by people. So, to secure entry, it is sometimes necessary to arrive earlier than the departure time indicates. Please keep an eye out for pickup time updates.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD30.00
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USD30.00

Amazing Archeological Site including City Tour

Amazing Archeological Site including City Tour

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you learn something more about the ancient history of Huatulco, you are going to find between the vegetation, fauna and flora the Area Archaeological Copalita is considered to be the largest city in the Oaxaca Coast and of great relevance as is the only vestige in the whole Pacific Ocean and was the first occupation of this precolonial settlement dating back to the middle preclassical period. During the tour you will be impressed with the visit to the amazing viewpoints of Huatulco, after we will go to the town Crucecita where you will visit to the church of the Virgin of Guadalupe, after that you will taste the best Oaxacan dishes, also you will meet the artisans of the pre-Hispanic looms and you will know different crafts made from black mud.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD75.00
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USD75.00

Private Tour: World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Monte Alban & City of Oaxaca

Private Tour: World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Monte Alban & City of Oaxaca

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This is a private tour only for those who book with us. We are in no rush and you decide how long you stay in the archaeological area. We are qualified guides with in-depth knowledge of our region. Whether they are French or English speaking, our guides have passed the guide diploma and know the region inside out, not only the tourist sites, but also the local culture and history. If you need a wheelchair, baby chair or stroller, please let us know in advance. No additional charge.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD199.00
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USD199.00

From Huatulco to Oaxaca villages experience

From Huatulco to Oaxaca villages experience

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Enjoy an Amazing experience from Huatulco to Oaxaca in 3 days or more, you will discover the magic of ancient zapotec culture, also you will visit a mezcal factory, the Archaeological site of Mitla. The adventure continues making the following stop to the Zapotec indigenous people of weavers "Teotitlan del valle", a place full of colors. the journey will take you to appreciate the famous and most notable "Tree of El Tule", And to finish this first day of adventure we arrived at the Oaxacan capital city, where they will appreciate the famous church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán. The second day you will enjoy this great journey where we will know Monte Alban archaeological site which is the ancient capital of the Zapotecos and one of the first cities in Mesoamerica. we willvisit a small town of adobe houses "San Bartolo Coyotepec" famous for its black pottery. you will have the opportunity to visit Artisan Villages where you will admire the wood carving artisans.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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USD1,000.00
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Overnight 2-Day Experience in Beautiful Oaxaca

Overnight 2-Day Experience in Beautiful Oaxaca

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● Immersing yourself in Hispanic culture with local activities ● Getting more out of your trip with a multi-day adventure ● Exploring religious and archaeological sites of the area ● Engaging in local commerce with the local market and artistic activities ● Getting your dose of nature and perspective
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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USD295.00
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USD295.00

Private. Pyramids Archaeological Site HT

Private. Pyramids Archaeological Site HT

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From couple hundred archeological sites opened officially to the public there are only 2 sites in Mexico by the water, One is Tulum in the "Mexican Caribean" and the other one is right here in Huatulco, opened on October 2010 gives you a unique eco-archeological concep, incredible view points and ancient structures dating back more than 2000 years. Tour last 3 hours and teach you about the different (cultural groups) inhabiting this part of the country, plus the feeling to be in touch with the amazing jungle.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD515.00
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What people are saying about Archaeology Tours in Oaxaca

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Full-Day Monte Alban Archaeological Site and Oaxaca Artisan Experience
"We had a fantastic day, what a great experience! Monte Albàn was incredible! We could've spent all day there. The artisan colonies were beautiful. It was fascinating to see the artists at work and learn the history of their crafts."..."
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Monte Alban Guided Half Day Tour
"Our guide was very knowledgeable about the Zapotec history and culture. He really enhanced the Monte Alban tour."..."
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Boil the water tour
"I enjoyed swimming in the pools at Hierve el Agua, admiring the colors of the tapetes at the rug weaving workshop, standing in the presence of the Tule tree, and learning about Mixtec and zapotec cultures. The guide Adir was very informative, funny, and patient."..."
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Hierve el Agua(2hrs), Mitla from Oaxaca
"Definitely one if the best tours I’ve ever been too! So many things in one tour - Hierve el Agua was of course the main highlight (we were given two hours there which was ample time to hile and bathe) with additional rug making and chocolate making demonstrations, a stop at a bakery and a mezcal tasting session!"..."
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Hierve el Agua, Teotitlán del Valle, mezcal, el tule, desde Oaxaca
"Hierve el agua is beautiful, 100min free time were given at this site. The mitla ruin is also great."..."
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Hierve el Agua, Mezcal Tasting, and Teotitlan del Valle Tour (Private Tour)
"Our driver Miguel was fantastic! Excellent driver, saw what we wanted to see and connected us with nice people at the sites we visited. We booked a private tour for three - money well spent. Comfortable, air-conditioned, new van. Highly recommended."..."
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Monte Albán/half day tour
"Excellent tour! Pick up was punctual and the drive to Monte Albán was confortable. We arrived there and the guide rook his time to explain everything and ask questions anf then he gave us ample time to roam around."..."
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Monte Albán, Arrazola, Cuilapam y San Bartolo Coyotepec.
"Our tour guide Gabriel, he was amazing!! Very acknowledged and patient with us The tour is very well put together We were able to see great places and at the same time do some shopping"..."
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Flavors of Oaxaca: Cooking Class with No Set Menu and Local Market Tour
"Great class. Knowledgeable instructor. We made many traditional Oaxaca foods. Highly recommended. Not rushed and no preset menu."..."
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Authentic Oaxaca Street Food Tour by locals
"Fabulous tour. Guide was incredibly friendly and full of knowledge. Food was great… and so much of it! Definitely worth every penny. Would highly recommend. My guide was also helpful with tips for seeing the rest of the City 😊"..."
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Oaxaca Cooking Class
"This is great for the food lover, and the rest of us. One of us is a food nerd, the other not. We both had a fantastic day. Was incredibly enjoyable."..."
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Paths of Mezcal
"Would highly recommend this tour for those who are visiting Oaxaca de Juárez for a short period of time and want to pack a lot of sights into one day! Excellent guide, really interesting blend of demonstrations and explanations at each stop. Definitely gives you a deeper peek into Oaxaca’s beautiful culture, traditions, and history!"..."
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Monte Alban - Full Day Guided Tour with or without Food - Oaxaca
"Great guide, good organisation, excellent food. Got lot of information on archeology site. Hotel pick up offered. Communication before the tour went smooth and easy"..."
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Pyramids Archaeological Site HT
"Our guide was an expert on the subject, he brought history to life and answered every question and knew all about the local flora and fauna. It was well worth the money if you are interested in the pyramids of Mexico"..."
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Mitla, Tule, Tlacolula and Teotilán
"Every place we visited was very interesting. I wish they had stopped at more historic churches and given us a bit more free time."..."
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Mitla Guided Tour Half Day
"Miguel and Evelin were excellent guides, providing a history of the area and tips on food, etc. The translation for the Zapotec visit was done very well."..."
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Oaxaca Antigua Full-Day Tour
"Hugo was an amazing tour guide. He was able to share his vast knowledge about the history of Monte Alban with our group. We also enjoyed learning about some of the areas famous handicrafts. I had a great time and as a solo traveler I feel like I was able to make some new friends."..."
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2-Day Oaxaca Highlights Tour / Private Option Upgrade
"We were picked up from our Airbnb on time both days. We had a wonderful tour guide, Emeterio, who speaks English and Spanish. Emeterio explained the rich history of Monte Alban and always answered our questions. This 2 day tour was fun and we were able to buy Handmade crafts from the villages we stopped in. We recommend this tour and Emeterio as the tour guide."..."
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Montealban tour, plus craft workshops in the Ocotlan Valley
"Tour and guide was superb. His background in archeology enhanced our experience. His knowledge and explanations were not notch. Don Rosalio Felix treated my family and myself with courtesy and a deep regard for someone seeking knowledge beyond cursory and superficial facts about the people, place and events at Monte Alban. Without reservation I recommend the operator of this tour. On a closing note, Mr. Felix even accommodated our need for cool refreshments on what was a hot and very sunny August day. Truly a scholar and a gentleman."..."
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Private Tour: World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Monte Alban & City of Oaxaca
"The tour guide had first rate customer service skills, encyclopedic knowledge and went way beyond the normal call of duty for us. We give her a six star rating!"..."
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