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Full-Day Monte Alban & Indigenous Villages Tour

Oaxaca, Mexico
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6 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English
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At a Glance

6 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English

Description

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.

Highlights

  • Travel in comfort by minibus
  • Hear insightful commentary from the guide
  • Learn about Oaxaca’s indigenous traditions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included

What To Expect

Summary

Highlights:
• See the famous Oaxacan wordcarvings ‘Alebrijes’ and marvel at these fantastic creations.
• Learn about the ancient site that was the Zapotec socio-political and economic center for close
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Highlights:
• See the famous Oaxacan wordcarvings ‘Alebrijes’ and marvel at these fantastic creations.
• Learn about the ancient site that was the Zapotec socio-political and economic center for close to a thousand years.
• Visit indigenous villages and learn more about their Oaxacan way of life.
This adventure begins at 10:00 a.m. when we pick you
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Highlights:
• See the famous Oaxacan wordcarvings ‘Alebrijes’ and marvel at these fantastic creations.
• Learn about the ancient site that was the Zapotec socio-political and economic center for close to a thousand years.
• Visit indigenous villages and learn more about their Oaxacan way of life.
This adventure begins at 10:00 a.m. when we pick you up at the hostel of your choice. You will visit the Monte Alban ruins, the greatest ancient capital built by the Zapotec culture and the most important archaeological site in Oaxaca.
Then, you will continue to Arrazola to visit a famous wood-carving village, where Alebrijes are made. Alebrijes are brightly coloured Mexican folk art sculptures of fantastical creatures.
Following this, you will visit Cuilapan de Guerrero, a 16th century Dominican ex-monastery. Lastly, you will stop in San Bartolo Coyotepec to visit the home of the popular regional black clay pottery.

What's Included

Transportation
English Speaking guide
Entrance fee to Monte Alban (65 pesos)
Buffet Lunch with drinks (140 pesos)
Note: Prices may change without prior notice.

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Hostel Pick-Up

Departure Time

9:50 AM

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This adventure begins at 10:00 a.m. when we pick you up at the hostel of your choice.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


Product code: 11413P109

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