The Most Comprehensive Monte Alban Private Tours in English

If you are looking for a great way to explore the many wonderful places to be found in Mexico, we recommend starting with our Monte Alban private tours with bilingual guides; we have simply the best services in the country for you. Our tours are an amazing way to explore Mexico while learning interesting stuff in the process, read on and see for yourself.

It is one of the most important ruins because it was born with the fall of Teotihuacan, this is an impressive city which looks golden in times of drought, and emerald in rainy seasons, this place is so beautiful that has brought splendor to two cultures; the Zapotec and the Mixtec. Book our Monte Alban private tours with bilingual guides and other sites.

By choosing our Monte Alban tours in English, you will be able to know the beautiful ruins and the mysticism of this emblematic place of Oaxaca. With Wayak you can visit the most beautiful places and choose to customize your entire trip, we also have transportation service to get you safely to your destination, from the airport to your hotel and vice versa. 


Travel safely with our transportation service, we are a travel agency that offers multiple services, among them, we have an efficient transportation service, either in transfer or vans driven by professionals who are also bilingual. Enjoy safe and secure travel to your destination where you can always arrive on time. Book your Monte Alban tours in English today.

The heart of the city is represented by a huge space called Gran Plaza, this is where we suggest you begin your journey. You can imagine when in this great space sat the market that sold food, plants and even luxury goods. When you book our Monte Alban tours in English, you will learn so much more about this place with our guides.

Around here you will find several structures, such as the North and South platforms, which you should go to enjoy unrivaled views of the valleys of Oaxaca. These huge temples also had residential palaces, elegant stone tombs, water storage, structures for the ball game, and monuments for astronomical observation; come see all this with our tours.


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 tours in English.

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.

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 tours in english.

Choose us for your tours to Oaxaca Mexico today and customize your travel experience with us. Our guides are professionals and will show you what you want to see in Oaxaca.  Live all the experience and taste our tipical dishes and drinks such as mole negro, caldo de piedra, tamales oaxaqueños and the amazing mezcal. Take away a good taste of what you will see and taste here. Schedule your walking tours in Oaxaca today, there is no better experience than Wayak.

Zapoteca Heritage (Monte Albán)
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