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Personalized guide and translation service by a native English speaker
Comfortable transportation round trip from Oaxaca City (1 hour each way)
Quick breakfast of antojitos, little local snacks at our favorite roadside comedor
Tour of 2 mezcal palenques producing clay pot distilled mezcal, 1 traditional and 1 artisanal
Tour of a of an agave nursery and artisanal mezcal palenque producing small batch clay pot distilled run; the palenque is owned and operated by family that has been making mezcal for 100 years and now produces mezcal for national and international sale who is committed to sustainable agriculture and giving back to the community.
The second palenque we visit is traditional palenque making micro batches of Minero mezcal who produce mezcal for personal consumption and local sale
Tasting of mezcal made on site at each palenque
A chance to purchase mezcal directly from the producers (price not included), our help packing it for travel
Lunch at Ocotlán market of regional dishes. BONUS: This is a día de plaza, or big market day where people have been coming to buy and sell goods since pre-Hispanic times.
Drinking water and light snacks
Donation to community library