Explore one of the most important Mesoamerican sites
Experience the tranquility of a 16th Century Convent
Watch how the craftsmen of Arrazola carve their sculptures
Discover the technique behind making black pottery
Have a chance to admire the many intricate pieces.
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Certificated bilingual guide
Safe transport with A/A and comfortable seats
Entrance fee to Monte Alban and Dominican Convent
Food and drinks
Know Before You Book
You must have a reasonable level of fitness and be able to climb and descend stairs and walk in unpaved and uneven terrain.
This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
Roundtrip transport is available from most centrally located Oaxaca hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation
Please be ready and waiting in your hotel foyer 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
Children aged 2 and younger are not allowed.
What you can expect
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 personalised attention from your bilingual professional guides.
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