Oaxaca best tours to visit the most exciting sites

There are many ways to explore the scenic Mexico, but if are in Oaxaca and want to discover its archaeological sites, we have for you our Monte Alban ruins tour. We will take you from your hotel in Oaxaca city to take you there. We are your safest bet when it comes to traveling to Mexico. we invite you to read on and experience it.

Get to know the Mexican culture through the best tours in Oaxaca that Wayak offers. Besides visiting the most emblematic nearby places such as Monte Alban, we offer transportation services, even for groups. Travel safe and travel with peace of mind. 

If you are looking for a travel agency that allows you to customize your trip, choose what to visit and what to see, Wayak is what you are looking for. Our agency takes you to the best places in Oaxaca and all over Mexico, even around the world. Discover with us the beauties of Oaxaca and its rich culture.


Monte Alban is an archaeological site located 10 km from the city of Oaxaca, capital of the Mexican state of the same name. Monte Alban was long the seat of the dominant power in the region of the Central Valleys of Oaxaca, from the decline of San José Mogote in the Middle Preclassic Period. Come see its splendor with our Monte Alban ruins tour.

The downfall of the city occurred around the IX century. The ancient name of this city came by the Zapotecs at the end of the Late Preclassic. According to some sources, the original name was Dani BAA. It is known, however, that the Mixtec knew the city as Yucucuí (Mixtec for Green Hill). Our bilingual guides will tell you so much more.

Like most of the great Mesoamerican cities, Monte Alban was a city with a multiethnic population. Throughout its history, the city maintained strong links with other important towns in Mesoamerica, especially with the Teotihuacans during the Early Classic. Remember that apart from our Monte Alban ruins tour, we have options to anywhere else.

The city was abandoned by the elite and much of its population during the downfall. However, the ceremonial enclosure that is the center of the archeological site of Monte Alban, was reused by the Mixtec during the Postclassic period. Explore the many mysteries to be found here with our Monte Alban day trips you will not regret it.

At this time, the Zapotec people's political power was divided between various cities, such as Zaachila Yagul Lambityeco and Tehuantepec for a great while. Although it is likely that its existence was known during the colonial period, Monte Alban is mentioned in the chronicles of some Conquistadores. Come see it all with Wayak's Monte Alban day trips.


By choosing one of the Oaxaca best tours, you have the opportunity to experience one of the most popular festivities, La Guelaguetza. This is a festival held in honor of the Virgen del Carmen. It is performed from a parade where young people from the regions of Oaxaca dress in their typical regional costumes accompanied by musical bands with dances while walking through the main avenues. During this festivity you can get to know the culture through folkloric dances. 

Of course, our Oaxaca best tours are not the same if you haven't tried the typical mezcal. Mezcal is an alcoholic beverage that comes from the maguey plant, one of the main producers of this intense and seductive drink is, of course Oaxaca, you can't miss it on your Monte Alban ruins tour and Oaxaca tours.

Due to its very complex topography, there are cultures separated by a couple of mountains, speaking different languages and their clothing and customs are totally different, the state holds the national record to be divided into 570 municipalities. This means that if you book our affordable Oaxaca and Monte Alban day trips, you will get so, for more less money.

Choose us as your travel agency and get to know the best of Oaxaca with us, you won't regret it. Live the experience and culture that invade the cities of Oaxaca and enjoy with all your senses. Our guides are professionals and will show you the most beautiful of the ruins of Monte Alban.

Zapoteca Heritage (Monte Albán)
$ 79.00 USD


Zapoteca Heritage (Monte Albán)
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