Join us on this tour of the ancient Zapotec capital, Monte Alban. Let our guide delight you with the history of one of the oldest and most highly populated Mesoamerican sites in Mexico. We will also explore the stunning 16th Century Dominican convent of Cuilapam, visit the alebrije makers of Arrazola and discover how the iconic black pottery of San Bartolo Coyotepec is made.
Groups are always small; no more than 20 persons per guide, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your bilingual professional guides.
Monte Albán, México
Departures from: Oaxaca
Days of departure:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday , Friday , Saturday, Sunday,
Starting time 10:00
Ending time 18:30
Duration 8 hours and a half
Hotel- Monte Albán- Cuilapam-Arrazola- San Bartolo Coyotepec- Hotel
10:00 a.m Departure from Hotel to Monte Albán, considered one of the most important arqueological zone in Mexico, we will continue to Cuilapam, ex convent from the 16th century.
14:00 p.m Lunch ( Buffet type with traditional Oaxaca food)
15:00 pm Visit of Arrazola, famous for the colorful alebrijes, we will finalize the journey at San Bartolo Coyotepec to discover the black pottery process.
18:30 p.m Come back to the Hotel
Bilingual Guide registered by SECTUR
Transportation with Air Conditioning, comfortable seats.
Explore one of the oldest and most important Mesoamerican sites in Mexico.
Experience the tranquility of this 16th Century Dominican Convent.
Watch how the skilled craftsmen of Arrazola carve their animal figurines from the wood of the copal tree and see them painted by hand.
Discover the technique behind making black pottery (barro negro) was discovered and have a chance to admire the many intricate pieces.