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Oaxaca Culture Tour – Discover Oaxaca Crafts & Cuisine
Oaxaca, a captivating region in Mexico, is renowned for its exquisite crafts and delectable cuisine, making it a haven for art enthusiasts and foodies alike. The crafts of Oaxaca reflect the rich cultural heritage of the area, with skilled artisans producing intricate textiles, vibrant pottery, and whimsical alebrijes - hand-carved wooden creatures. Each craft tells a story of ancient traditions passed down through generations. Meanwhile, Oaxaca's cuisine is a gastronomic delight, featuring the world-famous mole sauces, savory tlayudas, flavorful tamales, and the smoky allure of Mezcal. The blend of artistry and flavor found in Oaxaca's crafts and cuisine is a true celebration of the region's vibrant soul.
TOUR OVERVIEW - Oaxaca Culture Tour - Discover Oaxaca Crafts & Cuisine
Immerse Yourself in Oaxaca's Rich Artistic and Gastronomic Heritage!
Embark on an extraordinary day of tradition, culture, and sensory delights as we dive deep into the heart of Oaxaca's vibrant artistic and gastronomic legacy. This curated experience will take you straight to the source, offering an exceptional blend of handmade crafts, artistic wonders, and the finest Mezcal, all representative of Oaxaca's profound cultural heritage.
Our journey begins with visits to family-owned and operated pottery studios, where the region's myriad colors come to life in clay. Witness the raw ingredients and techniques that shape these beautiful creations, and gain insight into the passion and dedication that drives their craft. These skilled artisans are the very essence of Oaxaca's art and culture.
Prepare to be enchanted as we step into the world of Alebrijes at a renowned studio that has inspired worldwide acclaim and even graced the screen in the Disney movie 'Coco.' Marvel at the artists' process, from sourcing timber and pigments from nature to the intricate and awe-inspiring painting of these whimsical sculptures.
Lunchtime brings a feast for the senses, with a delightful spread of local cuisine served to perfection. Relish in the flavors of moles, memelas, frijoles, and other regional delicacies, all in an authentic and beautifully curated setting that embodies the soul of Zapotec culture.
And no visit to Oaxaca is complete without experiencing the magic of Mezcal. Our journey takes us to a pioneering distillery that not only produces exceptional liquor but also upholds organic and sustainable practices. This commitment to the land and the plants used is a testament to the spirit of resistance against the pressures of industrialization and corporate influence faced by small producers.
Throughout this immersive experience, you'll witness the hand-built, home-made ethos that defines Oaxaca's unique charm. Every location we visit is carefully hand-picked to exemplify excellence in craftsmanship, support their extended families and communities, and embody responsible environmental practices.
Come join us on this unforgettable journey through Oaxaca's cultural tapestry, where art, flavors, and Mezcal combine to create an indelible memory of this wonderful region. Let us take you on an adventure that celebrates the very essence of Oaxaca's traditions and showcases the ingenuity and resilience of its people.
TOUR SUMMARY - Oaxaca Culture Tour - Discover Oaxaca Crafts & Cuisine
- Shared Tour (please inquire for Private Tours)
- Minimum 4 guests per booking!
- Price - $165 adults, $150 children (4-8 years old)
- Duration - 9.5 hours
- Start time - 8:00am - daily
English speaking Tours Guide
All entrance fees
All activities described in description
Lunch, Snacks and Drinks
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED
TOUR SCHEDULE - Oaxaca Culture Tour - Discover Oaxaca Crafts & Cuisine
Hotel or Meeting point at 8:00am
Family Studio of Black Pottery
Artistic Ceramic Studio ‘Manos que Ven’
Return to the hotel or meeting point by 5:30pm
- ATTENTION LAST MINUTE BOOKINGS: Bookings made after 6:00pm for the following day are NOT guaranteed until we respond and explicitly confirm your tour itinerary. If your booking is not confirmed by one of our booking specialists, your tour will be scheduled for the subsequent day.
Minimum participants :
This group tour require a minimum of 4 people to run the tour. If we do not hit this minimum, we reserve the right to cancel the tour, in which case we will contact you to offer an alternative tour or send a refund.
WHAT TO BRING
- Comfortable and adequate clothing to protect yourself from the sun and thus avoid the use of sunscreen. Creams (even biodegradable ones) are polluting and for that reason we do not promote their use
- Comfortable and safe footwear (sandals or sneakers)
- Sun glasses
- Cap or hat
- A reusable bottle to fill with water during the day
Please read our Tour Cancelation Policy before booking.
TOUR CANCELATION POLICY
Tao Travel 365 strives to deliver the best possible customer experience. If at any point you have a question or concern about our service, please call us at +1 (805) 826-3657 or by WhatsApp at +507-6172-8682.
Due to the nature of our business, the high reservation demand and the logistics involved in organizing your tour a 100% refund less credit card processing fees will only be granted if booked via our website www.taotravel365.tours AND if canceled more than 7 days before the tour date. No refunds apply if canceled less than 7 days before the tour start date. All sales are final. If you are unable to attend the tour, contact us as soon as possible and we will try to arrange and reschedule the same or different tour for you. If you are not at the designated meeting point by the time of your tour start time, Tao Travel 365 reserves the right not to provide a refund. However, we will always try our best to locate you at the meeting point and call your WhatsApp number, if one was provided. After all, we want you to come on the tour and to have fun. That is our goal!
CANCELED OR POSTPONED TOURS
Occasionally, tours are canceled or postponed due to weather or ocean conditions, mechanical failure, or other unforeseen events. Should this occur, we will attempt to contact you about the cancellations and to inform you of refund or exchange procedures for that tour. For exact instructions on any canceled or postponed tour, please contact us. In the case of a cancellation of your tour by Tao Travel 365, we will refund your tour or schedule you for another tour, as detailed below.
All sales are final. No refunds are available unless a tour is canceled or postponed, or we are given 48 hours advance noticed whereby a 50 percent refund will be awarded. We will offer refunds of the full face value of the tour(s) that are canceled or postponed (or, if a discounted tour, then instead the discounted tour price paid). No refunds are offered on any service, payment processing or convenience fees. To receive a refund for a canceled or postponed tour, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org within 3 days of the tour cancellation and write "refund" in the subject line. Instructions will be provided in order to obtain your refund.
No tour exchanges are offered by Tao Travel 365. While in some extreme cases we may offer this service (such as a cancellation by Tao Travel 365), it is not guaranteed and often impossible. Contact us directly by phone at +1 (805) 826-3657 or by WhatsApp at +507-6172-8682 or by email at email@example.com to inquire about tour exchanges. Fees may apply.