FIRST GUELAGUETZA:JULY-19 TO JULY 23, 2019
Airfare is not included in the tour price
Arrive any time to Oaxaca airport or bus station, we´ll take you to the Hotel selected. Enjoy the remainder of your day and evening in Oaxaca City. (We recommend arrive before 13hrs due the city tour and welcome will be at 16hrs)
16:00HRS. Today you´ll have a welcome for our guides and staff ,refreshments and canapes your first walking city tour in Oaxaca Historic Center. This tour include the historic and architecturally stunning buildings, markets, and churches located in the capital city of the state of Oaxaca.
Enjoy early breakfast at the hotel. 08:30AM You’ll tour Teotitlan, where you will get a glimpse into local artisans who are known for their intricate weaving and designs, drop by Tule, a city on the outskirts of Oaxaca City, where you will see the largest known Montezuma cypress, well over 2000 years old, and also tour Mitla, an important archaeological site in Oaxacan history. We visit the mezcal factory, with demonstration, and the petrified waterfalls of Hierve el agua,
Enjoy early breakfast at the hotel. 08:30AM before visiting some of the riches of the Oaxaca. No trip to Oaxaca would be complete without a visit to Monte Alban. Once of Mexico’s most important archaeological ruins, Monte Alban is located just outside the city of Oaxaca with a gorgeous backdrop of the Oaxaca mountains.
We´ll follow with th visit to the village of Arrazola Xoxo, famous for the wood carved “Alebrijes”, the visit to the exconvent of cuilapam de Guerrero and finalizing with the visit to San Bartolo Coyotepec, where we´ll see a demonstration of the production of Black pottery.
Later night, see the presentation of the show honoring the legend of Donaji princess, the last reigning princess in the history of Oaxaca. The light and sound show will showcase the colorful past and the honoring of the history of Oaxaca of which the Oaxacans are proud to present. Return to the hotel included.
Today is the biggest and most important celebration of the entire year in Oaxaca. Enjoy an early morning breakfast as we will depart around 08:30AM for the Guelaguetza show. Since Guelaguetza means “Celebration of Giving” the many communities of Oaxaca come together to celebrate the giving of labor, materials, animals, food, among other things, In this special ceremony.
Dancers and musicians from throughout the state come together to perform song and dance. These performers have been preparing all year long for this special ceremony. The presentation lasts throughout the morning and early afternoon. Return for your own to the hotel for the rest of the day.
After Breakfast we´ll take you back to the airport of Oaxaca. End of services.
PRICE PER PERSON IN US DOLLARS (ALL TAXES INCLUDED):
|( HOTEL AURORA | HOTEL LOS CIRUELOS)|
|( HOTEL CASA DEL SOTANO | SUITES DEL CENTRO | PARADOR SAN AGUSTIN )|
|( HOTEL AITANA )|
|( HOTEL VICTORIA | CATRINA DE ALCALA | CASA ANTIGUA )|
- CREDIT CARDS APPLY 6% MORE
- BANK TRANSFER
- WESTER UNION,