• TOUR MONTE ALBÁN Y EL ARTE DE OAXACA (MIN 2 PAX)

At A Glance

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 regional importance, unique for the religious, political, and economic control exercised by the Zapotec town. You will know everything about the history of each of the parts that make up this wonderful place, visit the main square of the place and do not forget to take the best photographs from the top of its pyramids. And, before continuing to the next stop, visit the museum where you will find the original pieces that have been rescued from this place.

Another place to visit is full of magic, colors, and tradition, “San Antonio Arrazola”. Upon arrival you will realize that all the senses are on the surface, where the famous artisans will teach us how they carry out Copal wood carving, explaining the entire process that is carried out simply to get the logs for carving, as part from an ancestral tradition of the Zapotecs, giving rise to the unreal and magical figures called "Alebrijes", which represent the innovative spirit of the Oaxacan soul. Process in which even the smallest of the family participates so that this beautiful custom is not lost. And to continue this great tour, we enter a small town of adobe houses "San Bartolo Coyotepec", where a world-famous jewel known as black clay is kept. In this place, you will learn about the process of making beautiful black clay figures.

Includes

  • Round transportation.
  • Bilingual guide.
  • Liability insurance.
  • Places to visit: Archaeological zone Monte Albán, Arrazola and San Bartolo Coyotepec
  • Entrance to the archaeological zone Monte Albán.
  • Pick up and drop off in the hotel lobby.

Recommendations

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