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Discover Oaxaca Tour + Mezcal Distillery

Discover Oaxaca Tour + Mezcal Distillery

Discover a place of culture and adventure. 5 day experience.

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Discover Oaxaca Tour + Mezcal Distillery $ 990.00 USD Per Traveler
Trip highlights
  • Hierve el Agua, a system of petrified waterfalls.
  • Hike and mountain bike trails inside a magical forest.
  • Monte Alban archaeological site.
  • Tour a local distillery to learn how mezcal is made.
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  • The experience

    Oaxaca is synonymous with biodiversity, and it is full of natural wonders, culture, and adventure. If you're looking for the perfect elements of Mexico to discover, then this is the place. Let us introduce you to Oaxaca’s culture and archeological sites starting with Monte Alban, a “Zapoteca” (indigenous pre-Columbian settlement) full of history and traditions.

     

    You’ll learn about the distillation process in the making artisanal mezcal. Our mezcal distillery tour takes you on a comprehensive learning excursion. You will journey into a village to learn about the production and have a tasting of the agave based spirit, mezcal.

     

    Let’s not forget what LocalAdventures is all about, adventure! The highlight of this experience will be hiking, biking and rappelling in the middle the forest of Oaxaca’s mountains. You’ll be accompanied by the best adventure guides in the region and marvel at Hierve el Agua, a system of several petrified mineral waterfalls that look like they were lost in time. We’ll share with you Oaxaca’s priceless treasures, its natural spots and amazing views.

    • Day 1

      9:00 am - 9:00 pm Welcome Day - Cabin Check-in
      This amazing experience starts when we pick you up from the Oaxaca International Airport. From the first moment of landing in Oaxaca you’ll be in touch with our professional guides. This first day will be to get settled in your mountain cabin in Llano Grande and walk around a little town called Benito Juarez.

    • Day 2

      6:30 am - 6:00 pm Get Outdoors at Llano Grande
      The second day we’ll wake up early to start with a little trek (2 hours) to appreciate the sunrise at the mountains. Back at the cabin, a delicious and traditional breakfast will be waiting for us. After the breakfast we’ll continue our trek through suspension bridges, rappelling walls and finish with a zipline. We’ll end our day around a firepit in the forest where we can sit and tell stories of the day’s adventures before heading back into cabin.
      Distance Hiking: 4 miles
      Starting Elevation: 9,900’ Highest Elevation: 10,820’

    • Day 3

      8:00 am - 6:00 pm Mountain Bike Day
      Oaxaca is well know for some amazing mountain bike trails. Today we’ll hop on bikes to discover what these trails have to offer. We’ll give you all the necessary equipment to ride through the Llano Grande forest. Do not worry about your mountain bike skills, we have easy trails for beginners and hard ones for pros, so you can choose your level of difficulty. We’ll end the day with a delicious dinner next to another fire.
      Distance Hiking: 12.5miles
      Starting Elevation: 9,900’ Highest Elevation: 10,820’

    • Day 4

      8:00 am - 7:00 pm Hierve el Agua, Santo Domingo, & Mezcal Distillery
      On our fourth day, after breakfast we’re going to head out to Hierve el Agua. On the way we’re going to have a Mezcal stop in a little town to visit a local distillery where we’ll learn about the distillation processes in making artisanal mezcal and taste some amazing versions of mezcal. Then continue to Hierve el Agua, an amazing place that will leave you in awe. It is one of the most beautiful hidden places at Mexico. We’ll give you a special tour of this place frozen in time.

    • Day 5

      8:00 am - 10:00 pm Monte Alban - Back Home
      If your flight schedule allows, we should have time to check out one last bit of culture at Monte Alban. After the breakfast we’ll take you on a tour full of history. Monte Alban is one of the biggest archaeological places in Mexico, home of the “Zapotecas”. You will be amazed by the history at this archeological site. Discuss with your guide your departure schedule, and we’ll make sure you get to the airport on time. Now that you’re part of LocalAdventures family, we look forward to sharing another adventure travel experience with you.

  • person_pin_circle Transportation

    Private transportation from/to all accomodations + Airport pick ups/drop offs.

    person_pin_circle Local Guides

    All our certified guides are experienced.

    person_pin_circle Accommodations

    Single or double rooms at mountain cabins and hotels, in the best areas.

    person_pin_circle Meals

    Traditional Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner for all days

    person_pin_circle Medical Insurance

    For any kind of accident (we have yet to use this).

    person_pin_circle National Parks Pass

    All the tickets for entrance are already paid.

    person_pin_circle Technical Gear

    All the bike and rappelling gear needed - helmet, ropes, etc.

  • Experience Style
    Active

    Includes physical activities like hiking, trekking, biking, canyoning. You’re always on the move and your transportation system will be mostly your own feet.

    Physical Rating
    Challenging

    Long and demanding experiences. You’ll be required to have good physical fitness to do it, on some of them even past experience on look alike activities.

    Accomodation level
    Basic

    It’s all about adventure, it includes camping or staying at local people houses. You may share bathrooms and it’s mostly without electricity. This is the real deal.

    Experience Type
    Personal

    You’ll be just with your guide or pilot. Examples of these activities are paragliding, sky diving, personal mountain climbing, etc.

    Age Requirement
    16+

    Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Experience Photos

These are some photos of the important spot of this experience.

Meeting Point

When you pay your reservation you will receive information indetail about the meeting point where you will meet with Javier.

* Remember, once you buy you will receive the exact address where you should arrive to start your experience.

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