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Monte Alban Archaeological Site and Oaxaca Artisan Towns Trip

Oaxaca, Mexico

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Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Small-group tour by minibus

Overview

The tour starts at around 10am with hotel pickup in the city of Oaxaca. Board an air-conditioned van and head to Monte Albán archaeological site which is the biggest Zapotec urban center. Here, you'll enjoy a guided tour and see its main landmarks.These ruins are the most important of the entire state and have been declared a World Heritage list by UNESCO. After the explanation of your guide, you will have free time to walk and take pictures.

Then, visit the town of Arrazola which is an artisan town. The shapes made of Copal are fantastically carved and painted and are called Alebrijes. Then, head to Cuilápam de Guerrero, which in the XVI century,  was a Dominican monastery. Here, you can see the open chapel, which is the place where General Vicente Guerrero was shot. 

You'll have time for food in a buffet restaurant, food is "Oaxaqueña" (not included). Finally, you'll visit Bartolo Coyotepec, worldwide famous because of the beautiful black mud shapes. (Barro Negro).

You'll be back at your Oaxaca hotel at 6pm. 

Information

Includes:
  • Professional guide bilingual. 
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Excludes:
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Admission in Monte Alban
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems
  • A small amount of walking is involved

Meeting Point

Hotels in downtown Oaxaca City.
Departure Time:
Between 9:30 am and 10:00 am
Departure Comments:

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

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