Puebla and Oaxaca Private Tour
Art, archaeology, gastronomy and the most beautiful traditions!
Rich in history and culture, both Puebla & Oaxaca are fascinating destinations where ancient civilizations, colonial architecture and alive traditions confluence. The culture and warmth of their people are the main reasons for traveling and getting wrapped by this universe.
On these cities all the historical periods of Mexico shine: pre-Hispanic, colonial, independent, modern and contemporary are expressed with natural elegance in every street, buildings, museums, festivals, colorful crafts and archaeological sites that are to be found in every corner.
More than 3,000 years of being an outstanding dish, Oaxacan cuisine backs up the chapulines; seven kinds of mole are part of the welcoming commitee to its many attractions, black, red, green, yellow, stew, mancha-mantel and chinchillo.
Your visit to Oaxaca lands can’t end without the traditional mezcal, there will be several options to taste the different varieties.
In the morning, we head towards the Cholula archaeological site. After exploring that site, we will continue to Santa Maria Tonantzintla, which is valued for its decoration known as “Indigenous Baroque.” Once arriving in Puebla, we will take a City Tour.
Overnight in Puebla City.
Today, we start our City Tour by visiting a Talavera Ceramic Workshop. Then, we head to the El Rosario Chapel to experience the magnificent Mexican Baroque architecture within. Next, on a more casual tour of the Candy Street and enjoy the majestic architecture of this colonial city.
Overnight in Puebla City.
On our way to Oaxaca City, we will visit the Biosphere Reserve of Tehuacan- Cuicatlan, the most recent inscription of Mexico in the UNESCO’s list of Humanities’ Heritage sites; this reserve protects Mexico’s varieties of cacti, which are considered endangered worldwide.
Overnight in Oaxaca City.
In the morning, we will depart to Mitla archaeological site, the city of the Dead. After the tour, we will continue to visit a traditional Mezcal distillery to learn the artisanal process and enjoy some sampling. Finally, we will take a tour to a textile workshop at Teotitlan del Valle, where we will learn the mastery of artisanal dying and preparation of the wool. Overnight in Oaxaca City.
In the morning we will visit Monte Alban, a Zapotec archaeological site which dominated the region for over 1,000 years, when we return to the city we will explore the Temple and Former Convent of Santo Domingo, the most important architectonic ensemble in the city, where we will visit the museum, to admire the jewels found at the Tomb No.7 in Monte Alban, considered the wealthiest discovery in Mexican archeology.
Overnight in Oaxaca City.
Today we will spend the morning at the Market where we will enjoy the
colors and variety of the produce of Oaxaca, afterwards we will stroll the
streets at the Jalatlaco & Xochimilco traditional barrios, where we will enjoy
the street art, tranquil parks and beauty of the city.
Overnight in Tehuantepec, Oaxaca.
After breakfast we will depart towards Tehuacan, Puebla; upon arrival we will visit the Government Palace where we will admire the murals painted by the Carpinteyro brothers in the early 1980’s.
Overnight in Tehuacan
In the morning we will depart towards Mexico City, our final destination.
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- Modern, clean, air-conditioned vehicle
- 7 nights accommodation in petite boutique hotels
- 7 Breakfasts
- Great gastronomy
- Entrance fees to all the proposed activities
- Bilingual licensed tour guide by SECTUR (Mexican tourism bureau)
- Knowledgeable explanation of the history, legends and traditions of
- Guided service, commitment to your needs and interests, advice on
any situation you may require orientation and the certainty that you
are dealing with a professional, experienced company
- Professional driver
- Insurance onboard the van (Travelers should arrange their own medical
and cancellation insurance)
- Onboard fruit snacks
The itinerary is a minimum guideline for the places to visit and activities, but we will have endless opportunities to learn, enjoy and admire the country. We will make every effort to provide the hotels and experience described in the itinerary with the understanding that some things may change according to availability, events or seasonal dates, weather conditions or the discretion of our guides.
Using Pesos is a good idea. Most restaurants take credit cards. ATMs are easily accessed. Some things you will need money for are some dinners, beverages, tips, souvenirs and other items of a personal nature.
Light, short walks on level ground, with some stairs to climb. There are a few activities that may require more exertion, which can be optional.
INSURANCE & OTHER DOCUMENTS
You must have travel health insurance and provide a copy.
You may wish to consider trip cancellation insurance.
You must have a valid passport and provide a copy.
You must provide emergency contacts.
** Adicional services
For an additional fee, extra services such as additional ground transportation and early or extended stays can be arranged directly through One Percent Travel, Rare & Unique Experiences.
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