Monte Alban & Indigenous Villages Day Tour

About this activity

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6 Hours

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Every Day

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Trip style:

Local Activities

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Oaxaca / Oaxaca

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Bus / Van Shuttle

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Physical Rate:


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Group size:

Minimum 1

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Age Required:

5 - 60



  • Explore the Aztecas Remains in Monte Alban Archaeological site
  • Visit the Temples, Ball game, palaces of Aztecas
  • Enjoy the Civilization Oaxaca life

Tour Itinerary:

Come and explore the breathtaking ruins of Monte Alban. Continue on to a fascinating wood carving village, then on to a 16th century Dominican ex-monastery, before finishing in San Bartolo Coyotepec, known for its black clay pottery. This adventure begins at 10:00 a.m. when we pick you up at the hostel of your choice. You will visit the Monte Alban ruins, the greatest ancient capital built by the Zapotec culture and the most important archaeological site in Oaxaca. Then, you will continue to Arrazola to visit a famous wood-carving village, followed by Cuilapan de Guerrero, a 16th century Dominican ex-monastery. Lastly, you will stop in San Bartolo Coyotepec to visit the home of the popular regional black clay pottery. 

Key details:

  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Pick up/dropp off hotel
  • Instant Confirmation


  • Transportation in 15-passenger shared van (hostel pick-up and drop-off)
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Entrance Fees to Hierve el Agua ($3.00 USD) and Mitla ($3.00 USD) per person 
  • Lunch

What to bring:

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Cash