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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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Casa Crespo is Oaxaca in its kitchen. Tradition lives there, where chef Oscar Carrizosa, (originally from the Mixteca region) mixes the ingredients of the 16 ethnicities of Oaxaca with the original seasoning that he inherited from his grandma. It´s the perfect place to get to know the flavors and aromas of Oaxacan food in the classes that Oscar gives. To taste a good cup of coffee or a hot chocolate at Casa Crespo while getting ready for your market tour is also a good start to approach Oaxacan cuisine. Oscar, who is very friendly, also shows how to smell and identify the aromas that come of the dishes. He presents menu options and the students decide what they would like to cook. There is no fixed menu. He teaches how to cook 3 types of tortillas, 3 types of salsa, an appetizer, soup, mole, dessert and drink. Dishes that strive to remain in the taste buds and memory of those who love good eating.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Mitla, Teotitlan and Santa Maria del Tule Sightseeing Tour from Oaxaca

Mitla, Teotitlan and Santa Maria del Tule Sightseeing Tour from Oaxaca

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Discover the Zapotecan ruins of Mitla, modern-day weavers and the world’s thickest tree on this half-day guided tour by coach of the Oaxaca Valley. In the archaeological site of Mitla, admire amazing fretwork and learn about the former Zapotecan religious center. Visit a local weaver constructing a rug on a domestic loom in the town of Teotitlan of the Valley (Teotitlán del Valle). Snap a memorable shot in front of the gnarly tule tree (Arbol del Tule) in the town of Santa Maria. Pickup and drop-off from Oaxaca included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD32.44
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Day Trip to Mitla, Tule, Mezcal,Teotitlan del Valle and Capilla de los espejos

Day Trip to Mitla, Tule, Mezcal,Teotitlan del Valle and Capilla de los espejos

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Get to know the natural and cultural beauty of the Oaxaca Valley on this guided day trip by comfortable coach. Visit the Zapotecan ruins of Mitla, modern-day rug weavers in Teotitlan of the Valley (Teotitlán del Valle) and Santa Maria’s 2,000-year-old Montezuma cypress, the world’s thickest tree. Spend time at the carbonized falls flowing from the cliffs of Hierve el Agua before wrapping up the day with a delicious mescal tasting in Santiago Matatlan. Round-trip hotel transport from Oaxaca included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Oaxaca Cooking Class

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
  • Taking safety measures
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USD116.03
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Full-Day Monte Alban and Indigenous Villages Tour

Full-Day Monte Alban and Indigenous Villages Tour

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See more of the Oaxacan state during a full-day tour that visits several indigenous villages and Zapotec ruins with round-trip transportation from Oaxaca City. Attractions include the ancient ruins of Monte Alban, a wood-carving village, the ceramics village of San Bartolo Coyotepec, and Cuilapan de Guerrero—a 16th-century Dominican monastery.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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USD23.00
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Monte Alban, Arrazola, Coyotepec and Cuilapam Full-Day Tour from Oaxaca

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

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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Street Art Bike Ride

Street Art Bike Ride

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Oaxaca is a magical city. The skies are deep blue in the heart of the valley. Women in embroidered huipiles, colorful houses, flowers on the trees, parades and local people garnish the streets. And then there's the street art. We will be cycling 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. It's like visiting an outdoor museum. During the ride we will have time to share a local and organic drink or snack.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD50.91
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Paint your Alebrije

Paint your Alebrije

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This tour to Arrazola is a great way to experience Oaxaca outside of the city center as you will immerse yourself for a few hours in the life of a typical Oaxacan craft family! Armando and his family have been creating alebrijes for generations and can trace their artistic lineage from the beginning of the art form creation. Having the opportunity to sit, learn and be creative with them is truly unique! If you're interested in authentic Oaxacan culture and art, this tour is for you!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD48.16
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Mitla, El Tule and Mezcal Tasting Day Trip from Oaxaca

Mitla, El Tule and Mezcal Tasting Day Trip from Oaxaca

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Explore the highlights of Oaxaca’s Tlacolula Valley without getting lost on this day trip with special appeal for first-time visitors. Jump from the Zapotec weavers town of Teotitlan del Valle to the Mitla archaeological site, traveling between attractions with ease in an air-conditioned minivan. This leaves time to visit the Tule tree and the petrified waterfalls at Hierve el Agua. A mezcal tasting is also included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Oaxacan Vegetarian Cooking Class

Oaxacan Vegetarian Cooking Class

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This cooking class is developed through deep research with people specialized in pre-Hispanic food, we seek to spread the heritage value of Oaxaca vegetarian food. Together with a traditional Cook we will tour the neighborhood and buy the freshest products for our dishes.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD51.29
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Tortillas, Nixtamal and Salsas Workshop

Tortillas, Nixtamal and Salsas Workshop

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We are not doing the experience until it's totally safe for our guests to visit us. ​This workshop is quite interactive; you're going to actively participate in preparing the food we all are going to eat. Either you're a beginner in the kitchen or a master chef. The only thing I ask is that you're passionate about cooking. I'll share with you some stories, especially from my scouting and exploration of the state of Oaxaca, mainly from La Mixteca and the Central Valley regions. Finally, we all are going to enjoy the meals we cooked, I'll show you a couple of techniques to make your food look fantastic with little effort (food love starts with the sight!) Mexican food, thus, Oaxacan cuisine has a significant foundation on corn, so we are going to learn about this cornerstone ingredient of the local gastronomy. One important topic that will be covered it's the Nixtamal process, which is the ​cornerstone of Mexican gastronomy and culture.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD85.00
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USD85.00
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MAIZ Cooking Class & Tour To The CASA Oaxaca

MAIZ Cooking Class & Tour To The CASA Oaxaca

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In help whit a Native Chef you will have a cooking clase about MAIZ who teaches you how to use it and cook it to made your own tortillas, memelas, tetelas and more. Also you will learn about the NIXTAMAL that is the technic to prepare de corn. We will show you how to chosse the best ingredients of the region to prepare the best dishes and also you will know the CASA that is one of the most beautiful places from Oaxaca that also has different art expositions. We have also a vegetarian and vegan menú, please specify it before or also any food restriction
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD76.93
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Hierve el Agua & Mitla Ruins Scenic tour in Oaxaca

Hierve el Agua & Mitla Ruins Scenic tour in Oaxaca

♦ “Tule Tree” as you've sen it on TV!! ♦ The definitive edition of the Oaxaca Excursion! A variety of tours including the topical unexplored area "Hierve el Agua" and unique Mitla ruins ♪ Embark on a trip to Oaxaca's Mexican culture, history and nature! ◆◆ Mitla Ruins ◆◆ ◆◆ Tule Tree ◆◆ ◆◆ Teotitlan del Valle◆◆ ◆◆ Yelveer Agua ◆◆ ◆◆ Mezcal Studio ◆◆
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD72.00
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Paths of Mezcal

Paths of Mezcal

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They are small groups, exclusive of no more than 14 people per certified guide under NOM 08, our guides attend tourism with a great quality in the service of both information and friendliness.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD45.00
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2-Day Oaxaca Tour including Monte Alban, Mitla and Hierve el Agua

2-Day Oaxaca Tour including Monte Alban, Mitla and Hierve el Agua

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Ideal for travelers who want to enjoy the most importat touristic attractions from Oaxaca in two days. Monte Alban and Mitla are the main arqueological sites in Oaxaca, both sites are the most visited by Oaxaca visitors. With this combo, in two consecutive days you will enjoy following tours: >> Monte Alban Route to visit the archeological site, then, the artisan village of Arrazola (handcraft Alebrijes), continue to Exconvent of Culiapam and San Bartolo Coyotepec (black pottery) >> Mitla Route, visit the Tule Tree, Teotitlan del Valle (wool carpets), Mitla Arqueological site, Hieve el Agua (salt-water petrified cascade) and Mezcal Factory. You will be added to a small group of tourists, usually up to 14 persons, neverhteless, on high seasons our groups might become bigger. This tour is operated in spanish and english. We will pick you up at your hotel's lobby between 9:45 to 10:00 AM.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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USD52.31
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USD52.31

Private Downtown Walking Food Tour in Oaxaca

Private Downtown Walking Food Tour in Oaxaca

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Discover what Oaxaca Eats in 4 hours! Taste traditional food and drink on a private, guided, walking tour to four sit-down restaurants in beautiful downtown Oaxaca. • Sit, relax and taste 20+ foods from locally-owned businesses. • Learn about the food and drink first hand from owners and chefs at the tasting locations. • Sip delicious aguas frescas (fruit waters) and Mezcal. • Explore the historic center (about a mile walking) and learn about the history, culture and art with a local guide. • Support the community - 5% of ticket sales donated to local charities. • Vegetarian and dairy-free options available upon request. • Ticket price includes all food, drinks (alcoholic/non-alcoholic), restaurant and guide gratuities.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD92.00
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USD92.00
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Oaxaca City Sightseeing Tour: Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzman, Oaxaca Regional Museum and Benito Juarez Market

Oaxaca City Sightseeing Tour: Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzman, Oaxaca Regional Museum and Benito Juarez Market

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Find culture, history and excellent souvenir shopping on this 4.5-hour guided tour of the city of Oaxaca. Explore by foot the ‘zócalo’ (town square) and city center, and visit the Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzman and the Oaxaca Regional Museum located in its former convent. Wander the stalls of 20 de Noviembre and Benito Juarez, two of Oaxaca’s most popular markets, and pick up woven goods, crafts and tasty snacks like chocolates and chilies. Hotel pickup and drop-off by coach included.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day El Tule, Mitla & Hierve el Agua Tour from Oaxaca

Full-Day El Tule, Mitla & Hierve el Agua Tour from Oaxaca

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Visit Mitla, Tule, and Hierve del Agua in a single day on this multi-stop tour from Oaxaca. With round-trip transportation provided, it’s easy to move between the different sites and there’s no need to rent a car. Learn about the Zapotec people at the Mitla archaeological site, see a 2000-year-old tree at Tule, and swim in the natural pools at Hiever del Agua. Get the most out of your visit to the region through guided commentary on the local people, culture, and history.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD21.00
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USD21.00

Vegetarian Traditional Mexican Cooking Class

Vegetarian Traditional Mexican Cooking Class

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​This workshop is quite interactive; you're going to actively participate in preparing the food we all are going to eat. Either you're a beginner in the kitchen or a master chef. The only thing I ask is that you're passionate about cooking. I'll share with you some stories, especially from my scouting and exploration of the state of Oaxaca, mainly from La Mixteca and the Central Valley regions. Finally, we all are going to enjoy the meals we cooked, I'll show you a couple of techniques to make your food look fantastic with little effort (food love starts with the sight!) Mexican food, thus, Oaxacan cuisine has a significant foundation on corn, so we are going to learn about this cornerstone ingredient of the local gastronomy. This workshop is a vegetarian/vegan one, but meat dates could be booked in advance.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD90.00
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USD90.00
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Tasting of Organic Mezcales

Tasting of Organic Mezcales

This experience organized by @Etnofood and @EspacioMezcal (Instagram) is unique because it is attended by young people from a social company that focuses on the dissemination of mezcal culture, the hosts are children, volunteers or members of the mezcal cooperative they are looking for promote the culture of mezcal and the consumption of local products. The experience is unique because as hosts we want to share the culture of mezcal from an immersion of flavors and knowledge within the city in a specialized mezcalería with a collection focused on enjoying mezcal as a unique drink. If you want more information visit our page: www.etnofood.org
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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USD38.47
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Ecological Art and Monte Alban

Ecological Art and Monte Alban

Discover the archaeological zone of Monte Alban and learn about the elaboration of Papel Toledo, an ecological paper native to this state.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD153.85
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Oaxacan Artesanies

Oaxacan Artesanies

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Explore Oaxaca’s pottery, textiles, and other artisanal goods on this half-day excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, visit three towns famous for their crafts—San Bartolo Coyotepec, Santo Tomás Jalieza, and San Martin Tilcajete. Led by an informative local guide, you’ll find the best spots for exquisite black pottery, embroidered belts, shawls, and handbags, and gorgeous alebrijes, the colorful wood sculptures carved from the copal tree.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD40.50
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Safe Transportation - Shared round trip from Oaxaca Airport

Safe Transportation - Shared round trip from Oaxaca Airport

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Reserve your shared transfer from the Oaxaca airport to hotels in the city of Oaxaca. The service is from Monday to Sunday, 24 hours a day. You only need reservations, provide the information of your flight, so that they pass through you. When you have your luggage, one of our representatives will be waiting for you in the departure area, will receive you and will take you to your car. It is important that if your flight is delayed or changed, contact us, so that our staff can make the necessary changes and wait for you on the correct flight.
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  • 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD25.99
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Hierve el Agua, Mezcal Tasting, and Teotitlan del Valle Private Tour

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

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Enjoy this tour in private service, with what we can enjoy in a more personal way, the fantastic places that this route offers. The advantages of a private tour is that you traveled alone in the vehicle, can be added to the food or visit somewhere nearby, as long as it does not exceed the contracted time. We pass by you directly from the hotel, it is a door to door service, without more people. In case of requiring more time the extra hours have an additional cost.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD195.00
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