Teotitlán Weaving & Natural dyes

(half day)

Includes:

  • Personalized guide and translation service by a native English speaker

  • Comfortable transportation round trip from Oaxaca city (40 minutes each way)

  • Teotitlán style breakfast of fresh fruit, baked goods, and homemade hot chocolate

  • Visit to regional market

  • Rug weaving and natural dye demonstration, a chance to participate in the weaving process

  • Optional visit to a beeswax candle maker’s home and workshop

  • Lunch prepared by a cocinera tradicional accompanied by our selection of traditional mezcal

  • Drinking water and light snacks

  • Donation to women's cooperative annual project

*combine with a Traditional Cooking Class or Traditional Healing for a full day experience


Miahuatlán

Artisan goods tours, Oaxaca, Mexico
Artisan goods tours, Oaxaca, Mexico

Miahuatlán Palm Weavers & Mezcal

Includes:

  • Personalized guide and translation service by a native English speaker

  • Comfortable transportation round trip from Oaxaca city (2 hours each way)

  • Quick breakfast of antojitos, little local snacks at our favorite roadside comedor

  • Visit with and demonstration from a local palm weaver who weaves many products from practical goods like tortilla holding baskets to decorative goods like woven mezcal bottles

  • Farm to table lunch of local delicacies prepared by a cocinera tradicional, traditional cook

  • Visit to a traditional mezcal palenque, learning about the process and history of the mezcal of the region directly from the producing family

  • Tasting of traditional mezcal made on site

  • A chance to purchase mezcal directly from the producers (price not included), our help packing it for travel

  • Drinking water and light snacks

  • Donation to future community youth center


Mitla

Mitla Weaving & Mezcal Antiques

(half day)

Includes:

  • Personalized guide and translation service by a native English speaker

  • Comfortable transportation round trip from Oaxaca city (1 hour)

  • Mitla style breakfast complete with “white water” hot chocolate

  • Visit to the home of two weavers, one who works with wool on a back-strap loom and one who works with cotton on a pedal loom

  • Lunch of local delicacies prepared by a cocinera tradicional in the home of an antiques dealer

  • Tasting of our selection of traditional mezcal

  • Visit to the Mitla ruins OR Tule tree

  • Drinking water and light snacks

  • Donation to women's cooperative annual project

Ocotlán Valley

Artisan goods tours, Oaxaca, Mexico
Artisan goods tours, Oaxaca, Mexico

Clay Two Ways

Includes:

  • Personalized guide and translation service by a native English speaker

  • Comfortable and safe transportation round trip from Oaxaca city (1 hour each way)

  • Quick breakfast of antojitos, little local snacks at our favorite roadside comedor

  • Tour of an agave nursery and artisanal palenque, which produces small batch clay pot distilled mezcal. The palenque is owned and operated by family that has been making mezcal for 100 years and currently produces mezcal for national and international sale, who is committed to sustainable agriculture and giving back to the community

  • Tasting of Minero mezcal made on site

  • A chance to purchase mezcal directly from the producers (price not included), our help packing it for travel

  • Lunch of regional dishes at Ocotlán market

  • Visit to the home and workshop of a family that does sculpture with local red clay

  • Drinking water and light snacks

  • Donation to community library