Oaxaca – Benito Juárez Community – Cuayimoloyas Community – 8 Days

Indigenous culture mixed with colonial history and architecture – Oaxaca has a lot of exciting stories to tell. Students learn about eco-tourism, native lifestyles and participate in various workshops.

Day 1: Home / Oaxaca, Mexico

  • Depart on flight to Mexico
  • Transfer to Hotel

Day 2: Oaxaca

  • Meet your Tour Director on arrival
  • Tour archaeological site of Milta
  • Enjoy the natural pools of Hierve el Agua
  • Visit a local family operated weaver workshop in Teotitlán del Valle

Day 3: Oaxaca / Monte Alán / Oaxaca

  • Tour archaeological site of Monte Alán
  • Visit an “alebrije” handicraft workshop and learn to make your own piece of art
  • Watch a demonstration of Barro negro pottery
  • Enjoy a folk ballet show

Day 4: Oaxaca / Market / Gastronomic Workshop

  • Visit the local food market to shop for ingredients, learning about the local foods
  • Enjoy a cooking class: learn to make local mole negro and Amarillo sauces
  • Guided tour of the Oaxaca historic city center

Day 5: Oaxaca / Benito Juárez Community

  • Visit indigenous cooperative which preserves much of their indigenous traditions
  • Learn about the ecotourism industry and the benefits to the local communities
  • Join a zip line adventure across the northern mountains of the Oaxaca region
  • Enjoy the night at a community run eco-lodge nestled in the mountains

Day 6: Benito Juárez Community / Cuayimoloyas Community

  • Join rural transportation to the Cuayimoloyas indigenous community
  • Enjoy a hike to appreciate the beauty of the area with panoramic views
  • Visit with a group of local craftswomen and learn about the local cultural
  • Learn about the villages mushroom harvest

Day 7: Cuayimoloyas / Oaxaca

  • Return to Oaxaca
  • Guided tour of Oaxaca’s Textile Museum
  • Enjoy an interactive workshop to understand the different textile techniques
  • Special Farewell Dinner

Day 8: Oaxaca / Home

  • Transfer to the airport for your return flight home
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