Oaxaca, Mexico

February 2019 – 7 Days
Discover the Vibrant Cultural Tapestry of Oaxaca – A Week of Enchanting Exploration
Hosted by : Emel

Prepare to be immersed in the essence of Oaxaca as we embark on a meticulously crafted itinerary that reveals the depth and diversity of its cultural heritage. This extraordinary journey will take you beyond the surface and offer authentic encounters, meaningful connections, and transformative experiences that will leave a lasting impact on your cultural exploration.

Highlights of this Captivating Cultural Journey:
  • Indigenous Traditions and Artistry: Delve into the rich indigenous cultures that shape the soul of Oaxaca. Experience the warmth and hospitality of local communities as you participate in traditional ceremonies, witness ancient rituals, and engage with master artisans. From intricate textile weaving to exquisite pottery and intricate woodcarvings, witness the timeless craftsmanship that has been passed down through generations.
  • Gastronomic Delights and Culinary Heritage: Indulge your senses in Oaxaca’s renowned culinary scene, celebrated as one of Mexico’s gastronomic treasures. Discover the secrets behind traditional Oaxacan cuisine as you join local chefs in hands-on cooking classes, visit bustling markets bursting with vibrant produce, and savor the flavors of renowned regional dishes such as mole and tlayudas. Immerse yourself in the vibrant colors, aromas, and tastes that make Oaxaca a true food lover’s paradise.
  • Colonial Architecture and Historical Treasures: Explore the architectural gems and historical landmarks that reflect Oaxaca’s colonial past. Wander through the charming streets of Oaxaca City, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where grand churches, colorful facades, and inviting plazas transport you to a bygone era. Visit iconic sites such as the Santo Domingo Church and the breathtaking Mitla archaeological site, marveling at the fusion of indigenous and Spanish influences.
  • Natural Wonders and Breathtaking Landscapes: Immerse yourself in the stunning natural landscapes that surround Oaxaca. Venture into the mystical beauty of Hierve el Agua, where petrified waterfalls and mineral-rich pools create a surreal spectacle. Explore the lush valleys and picturesque villages of the Oaxacan countryside, where ancient traditions intertwine with breathtaking scenery, providing a serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
  • Celebrations and Festivals: Experience the vibrancy of Oaxaca’s cultural celebrations, where music, dance, and colorful pageantry come together in a joyful celebration of life. Depending on the time of your visit, you may have the opportunity to witness traditional festivals such as the Guelaguetza, a spectacular display of indigenous dance and music that showcases the region’s diversity and cultural pride.