At A Glance

The origin of the first inhabitants is a matter of debate since archaeologists have not been able to specify it. Later, the city was inhabited by the Zapotecs and, finally, by the Mixtecs. In addition, studying architecture, the specialists found that Monte Albán had contact with other cultures, mainly with the inhabitants of the powerful Teotihuacán, in central Mexico. In this archaeological tour, you will get to know the most important Archaeological Zone in the state of Oaxaca, "Monte Albán", the majestic urban center of unique regional importance due to the religious, political, and economic control exercised by the Zapotec town.

The ceremonial center of Monte Albán was one of the most important cities in Mesoamerica and functioned as the capital of the Zapotecs since the beginning of our era, it is located on a set of mountain ranges where the Central Valleys of Oaxaca meet. From the heights of Monte Albán, the three arms of the Oaxaca valley are visually called; Etla to the north, Zimatlán to the south, and Tlacolula to the east. It is part of the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, on this tour you will have the opportunity to learn more about the culture and history of this extraordinary place and its valuable vestiges that the Zapotecs left us. This majestic Archaeological Zone has a Site Museum, where you can admire the original pieces of this place that have been rescued. Discover Monte Alban!


  • Round trip transportation.
  • Bilingual guide.
  • Liability insurance.
  • Places to visit: Monte Albán archaeological zone.
  • Entrance to the archaeological zone Monte Albán.
  • Pick up and drop off in the hotel lobby.


  • Wear tennis.
  • Water bottle.
  • Comfortable clothes.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Cap or hat.
  • Cash.