Oaxaca
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Our most recommended Oaxaca Market Tours

  • From Puerto Escondido: Huatulco 7 Bays Tour

    1. From Puerto Escondido: Huatulco 7 Bays Tour

    Start the adventure with pickup from the lobby of your hotel in Puerto Escondido. Travel to Huatulco, and as you drive, be amazed by vibrant small towns that line the side of the road on the Oaxacan Coast. Begin your tour of the 7 bays at Santa Cruz Bay, where you will board a boat. Set off to explore all 7 of the bays as you admire the beautiful landscapes, the 'bufadero', and the lighthouse. Pass by Chahue Bay, La Entrega Bay, and Cacaluta Bay which is the filming location for several notable Mexican movies. Fall in love with El Organo Bay, where the natural scenery will leave you speechless. After this, marvel at the virgin sandy beach at the Chachacual National Park. Here, explore the reef with a snorkel or simply relax on the sand. With any luck, you might spot some dolphins, whales, or turtles. Then, return to Maguey Bay, to enjoy unique Oaxacan dishes and seafood at a local rest...

  • Puerto Escondido: Oaxaca Coast Crocodile and Turtle Ecotour

    2. Puerto Escondido: Oaxaca Coast Crocodile and Turtle Ecotour

    Leaving Puerto Escondido behind, take a 1-hour drive away to your first stop on this ecotour of the Oaxaca coast. The adventure starts at the Laguna Ventanilla ecological park by taking a boat to discover all sizes of crocodiles, terrestrial turtle, and iguanas in their natural habitat.   Marvel at the red and white mangroves, the different kinds of bird the local, and the migratory birds arriving alongside tale deer. Look out for spider monkeys freely walking around and take the chance to feed them with some fruit and veggies.   Next up, move to on Mazunte where you will visit an organic make up factory run by local women. See the process of how they make their organic products from scratch. The next stop is at the National Mexican Turtle Center where you will see 7 of the 9 turtles species that the Oaxacan coast has to offer. The last stop will be at Zipolite — the only nude beach i...

  • Oaxaca: Guided City Walking Tour

    3. Oaxaca: Guided City Walking Tour

    Start the tour with a visit to the Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzmán, an important monument and one of the most beautiful examples of Baroque architecture in Mexico. Enter the regional museum of Oaxaca and see exhibits of Mixtec and Zapotec archeology alongside treasures from Grave No 7 of Monte Albán. Continue on foot to one of the main streets in the city of Oaxaca. Follow the cobblestone street through a green quarry that opens up onto the Tourist Walkway. Explore Santo Domingo de Guzmán and head into the central part of the city, passing by various museums, galleries, craft shops, and restaurants on the way. When you arrive in the center, enjoy a mixture of band and Marimba music in the Constitution Garden. End this magical tour with a visit to the Benito Juarez Market. Shop for black clay handicrafts, alebrijes, and typical costumes from the 8 regions of the state of Oaxaca. Sampl...

  • Puerto Escondido: Boat Cruise and Market Visit

    4. Puerto Escondido: Boat Cruise and Market Visit

    Marvel at most iconic sites in Puerto Escondido from out on the water before visiting a local market for a cultural experience. Begin your adventure at San Agustinillo, where a boat will be waiting for you. From the boat, you'll be able to admire Puerto Escondido's beautiful coastline, including Zicatela Beach, Puerto Angelito, Manzanillo Beach, Carizalilo, Coral, and Bacocho Beaches. You may also be visited by dolphins, turtles, whales, and other marine wildlife of the region. After this ocean adventure, head back to the city to visit the amazing Benito Juarez Market. Step inside and experience local culture, taste traditional beverages, and savor delicious Oaxacan food like mole, chocolates, and other local products. Especially delicious are the local peanut butter and hibiscus jellies.

    We saw a turtle thanks to the quick action of our boat driver. Wonderful tour guide and very informative coffee shop visit.

  • Oaxaca: Vegetarian Cooking Class with Market Tour

    5. Oaxaca: Vegetarian Cooking Class with Market Tour

    Tour a local market to pick up ingredients, then cook a traditional food recipe with your expert chef. Learn about local ingredients and meet producers of fresh vegetables. Pick up ingredients grown organically nearby and harvested that very morning. After touring the market, return to the kitchen for the class to prepare your dish. Learn how to prepare a delicious salad, a vegetarian main dish, and a dessert in the traditional way. After cooking, its time to share the food with everyone. Enjoy a collective meal together as you taste the rich flavors and feelings of Oaxaca.

  • Puerto Escondido: Huatulco Traditions Tour with Coffee

    6. Puerto Escondido: Huatulco Traditions Tour with Coffee

    The day begins with pickup from your accommodation in Puerto Escondido and heads to the first stop of the tour. Arrive at a scenic viewpoint in Santa Cruz, and soak up panoramic views of Huatulco.  Continue onto Santa Maria Huatulco and explore this charming town with your guide. Visit the town’s historic church, wander around the old market, stop at the Municipal Palace, and mingle with the locals as you stroll through the streets. Along the way, learn about local life, history, and traditions. Travel to the town of Pluma Hidalgo next, stopping at its charming church. Then, enjoy a tasting session of organic coffee and learn how it is made. Finally, relax on the return journey to your accommodation.

  • From Oaxaca: Yagul Archaeological Site & Sunday Local Market

    7. From Oaxaca: Yagul Archaeological Site & Sunday Local Market

    Join a guided tour for a unique Sunday experience with a visit to the archaeological site of Yagul and San Jeronimo Tlacochahuaya. See the closest example of an original pre-Hispanic market in Tlacolula.

    Start your adventure by being picked up in your hotel lobby in Oaxaca City. Head to the town of San Jeronimo Tlacochahuaya to marvel at the legendary 16th-century construction. Learn about its religious art and altars. Then, visit the archeological site of Yagul, a city that flourished as an urban center after the decadency of Monte Alban. Walk with your guide and understand how it transformed as an important city back in the days after the Spanish conquest. Lastly, head to Tlacolula. Walk through one of the most popular and colorful Sunday markets in the country. This fascinating place turns into the main street of the town on Sundays. Find products, arts...

  • Oaxaca: Traditional Oaxacan Cooking Class with Market Visit

    8. Oaxaca: Traditional Oaxacan Cooking Class with Market Visit

    Discover what makes Oaxacan gastronomy so renowned. Visit a local, bustling market together with a chef to shop for the freshest of ingredients. Taste the traditional flavors and learn the techniques of Oaxacan cooking as you prepare authentic dishes alongside a chef who will explain what makes them unique for the region.  Start this fully interactive class exploring the main markets of Oaxaca city accompanied by the chef who will help you to identify the best and fresh ingredients on the list. Decide what dish to prepare between two suggestions by the chef. Then, get started cooking as you learn how to prepare one of the traditional meals that proudly represent an important cultural part of the beautiful Oaxaca state. During the lesson, the chef will also explain the benefits about each of the representative ingredients of the region, and which the locals prefer for the preparation of...

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We saw a turtle thanks to the quick action of our boat driver. Wonderful tour guide and very informative coffee shop visit.

Lovely guide full of enthusiasm. Great way to get your boring