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From Oaxaca: Oaxaca, Mitla, and Mezcal Factory Tour

3.9 / 5

16 reviews

Activity provider: PARAISO HUATULCO

From Oaxaca: Oaxaca, Mitla, and Mezcal Factory Tour

Activity provider: PARAISO HUATULCO
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From US$ 39.25 per person

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Enjoy a full tour through the main cultural attractions of Oaxaca City. Be amazed at the Mitla Archeological Site, then marvel at the beautiful petrified waterfalls of Hierve el agua. Learn about the manufacturing process of Mezcal on a factory tour.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Your accommodation in Oaxaca

Experience

Highlights
  • 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
Full description

Get picked up from your accommodation in Oaxaca and begin your magnificent 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.

Includes
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Mitla fees
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • You will need to climb 200 steps to reach the top of the Hierve el Agua; there is no elevator
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.9 /5

based on 16 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    3.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.2/5
  • Value for money
    3.7/5

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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 doesn’t actually go to hierve al Agua despite saying it does. They tried to get us to pay for entrance fees. They take you to a buffet on a highway only option for lunch 150 peso pp

February 17, 2022

Talvez se mudassem a Logistica do passeio seria melhor. Pelo que pesquisei, a maioria das operadoras de turismo deixa Hierve del água para o final, este passeio, fez o mesmo. Tivemos uma manhã bem longa na fábrica de Mezcal e na de artesanatos. O almoço foi num restaurante Ok, com buffet sem muitas opções. A tarde fizemos um tour por Mitla (mais ou menos 1h), lá por 16h que fomos para Hierve. Ou seja, chegamos lá quase que no crepúsculo. Chegamos no nosso hotel eram 20h30... Apesar disso tudo, os lugares da parte da tarde salvaram o dia e merecem ser conhecidos.

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January 26, 2020

Product ID: 312753