Day trip

From Oaxaca: Oaxaca, Mitla, and Mezcal Factory Tour

3.8 / 5

17 reviews

Activity provider:PARAISO HUATULCO
Day trip

From Oaxaca: Oaxaca, Mitla, and Mezcal Factory Tour

Activity provider:PARAISO HUATULCO

From US$ 57.95 per person

Enjoy a full tour through the main cultural attractions of Oaxaca City. Be amazed at the Mitla Archeological Site, and learn about the manufacturing process of Mezcal on a factory tour.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Your accommodation in Oaxaca


  • Marvel at the magnificent and ancient El Tule Tree
  • Visit the MITLA City of the Dead and archaeology site
  • Admire the impressive local landscape
  • Learn about the manufacturing process of Mezcal
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Discover Oaxaca's top sights on a day tour. Visit the towering El Tule Tree, marvel at the ancestral weaving techniques of the Zapotec village Teotitlán del Valle, and explore the MITLA Archeological Site.

Get picked up from your accommodation in Oaxaca and begin your day tour of the local cultural attractions. Make your first stop at the famous El Tule Tree, the ancient Ahuehuete (or Montezuma bald cypress tree), which is one of the largest trees in the world and weighs 509 tons.

Continue your adventure with a visit to the Zapotec village of Teotitlán del Valle. Discover a community of indigenous weavers who use ancestral techniques to elaborate and paint their rugs. Admire how they create their own innovative designs and produce woven replicas of works by great painters such as Toledo, Picasso, and Tamayo. Next, enter the city of the dead at the MITLA Archeological Site - a must-see stop on your tour. Here, your professional guide will provide a broad overview of the extraordinary Greek decoration and the architecture of the ruins.

End the tour by learning about and sampling one of the best flavors in the Oaxaca region on a tour of the Mezcal factory. Discover the manufacturing process of this typical drink and enjoy some of the different flavors on offer from aged mezcal to its diverse and delicious mezcal creams.

  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Federal arqueological area (5usd)
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.8 /5

based on 17 reviews

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Lo que no me gusto: El guía no tenía ni idea de donde estaban los lugares ni las entradas para ingresar, comentó que esa no era su ruta y que por eso no sabía, la persona que daba el tour ese día falto, perdimos mucho tiempo esperando a que le contestaran las llamadas o mensajes para recibir indicaciones de que hacer. Hacen una parada en el restaurante “La Choza” en el cual hay mucha variedad porque es bufete pero todos los tours van a ese lugar y estaba súper lleno y la comida no estaba rica. Lo que me gustó: El tour es muy bueno ya que es privado por las pocas personas personas en el grupo, eso hace que todas las explicaciones sean más personalizadas, todos los lugares a los que te llevan son excelentes, la experiencia en Mitla está muy padre y la cata de Mezcal es fenomenal.

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September 19, 2022


We visited the Tule tree, a bread and chocolate store, Hierve el Agua, the Mitla archeological area, a weaving store and a mezcal factory. Everything was really interesting and our guide Karla was really nice and accommodating. The entries to Tule, Mitla and Hierve el Agua are not included. The price isn't high, but it would have been good to have these listed. We wish we would have had a longer and longer explanation in Mitla, including history. We stopped at a buffet place for lunch. Even though the quality was good for a buffet it would have been nice to have other options.

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May 29, 2022

It was fun in the end but it was all difficult hassle we were on the wrong bus and eventually had to join other people. It was all in all a nice day but well arranged, mwah no not really

February 25, 2022

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