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From Oaxaca de Juarez: Arts and Craft Tour

Activity provider: Enjoy Oaxaca

From Oaxaca de Juarez: Arts and Craft Tour

Activity provider: Enjoy Oaxaca

From US$ 43.88 per person

Discover Oaxaca's traditional folk art on this tour to 3 villages, each famous for producing Oaxacan artisanal products.

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Duration 8.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Small group
Limited to 9 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about 3 of Oaxaca's traditional folk arts
  • Meet the locals and learn their techniques
  • Visit the famous Tule Tree
  • Tuck into delicious Oaxacan street food
  • Pick up some unique souvenirs
Full description

Experience 3 of Oaxaca's traditional art processes on this guided tour. Learn about the Alebrije art process, barro negro (black mud) pottery, and how the residents of Teotitlan Del Valle make their traditional hand-dyed rugs.

Meet your guide at your hotel and hop in the car that will take you straight to your first stop, San Martin Tilcajete. Here, learn all about how alebrijes, traditional wooden fantasy figures, are made and discover how they became an emblem of Oaxaca.

Next, head to San Bartolo Coyotepec. Learn how barro negro pottery is produced and all the products it can be used to make. Refresh and reenergize with a tlayuda, a traditional Oaxacan street food dish.

Afterward, head to Teotitlan Del Valle and admire the traditional hand-dyed colorful rugs. Finally, visit The Tule Tree, the widest tree in the world, before heading back to your hotel.

Includes
  • Bilingual tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tlayuda
  • Souvenirs
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • 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
  • Sun hat
  • Cash
Customer reviews

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A very good option to learn a little more about the cultural and artisan wealth of Oaxaca.

April 16, 2022

Javier was our guide to the culture areas. He was happy , engaging and informative. Hi car was new , exceptionally clean and climate controlled. The 4 places I vivited were exactly what is needed to understand Oaxacan culture. I recommend highly the trip to Tula.

August 24, 2022

Los talleres son hermosos... nos desviamos por una manifestacion y el conductor hizo un desvio genial.. conocimos lugares adicionales que nis encantaron

September 5, 2022

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