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Dive into Hierve el agua Oaxaca
Estamos comenzando a las 7:00 am. Una vez que indiques el Lugar de tu llegada, pasaremos por ti a tu alojamiento u hotel y partiremos rumbo a Hierve el agua. Antes de iniciar el recorrido disfrutaremos un delicioso desayuno oaxaqueño. En Hierve el agua haremos una caminata en los senderos donde apreciaremos las hermosas vistas que nos ofrece este majestuoso lugar. Disfrutarás de la naturaleza en todo su esplendor y las cascadas petrificadas formadas por años, y podrás nadar en las piscinas seminaturales, posteriormente visitaremos los talleres textiles de Teotitlán del Valle donde conocerás el proceso para la elaboración de los majestuosos tapetes de lana. visitaremos una fabrica de Mezcal artesanal donde podrán conocer el proceso de la elaboración de esta bebida legendaria. IG: conlafiesta Pregunta por disponibilidad de recorrido en Inglés. Otros aspectos destacables La experiencia NO incluye costo de entrada a Hierve el agua $50.00 MXN por persona. Esta experiencia incluye un desayuno oaxaqueño en una cocina tradicional oaxaqueña del pueblo de San Isidro Roaguia.
Traditional Oaxacan cooking class
What you'll do The first step will be to show you the ingredients that you can find in all Oaxacan homes, one of the advantages of our experience is that we have a garden with herbs and organic chilis. Baldo my son will share his knowledge in mezcal. We have an extend variety of agaves and homemade creations that you need to try. An open bar of mezcal is waiting for you. Snacks? Of course but you need to do Oaxacan style which includes worms, chicatanas and chapulines. Fist course we will offer chileajo tostadas and fruit water. Have you heard anything about the metate and how tortillas are made by hand? Here we will show you how to make tortillas, tetelas and memelitas. One of my specialties is salsas made in a molcajete, we will roast the ingredients over charcoal and comal. In every class we make 4 to 6 salsas depending seasonal ingredients. The mole is the emblem of our cuisine and we will make one of the 7 moles from scratch using a metate, you can’t leave our home without tasting our mole negro, chocolate de agua, café de olla, nieves and a delicious cake. Everyone will participate in the different processes, cutting ingredients from the garden, making sauces and of course eating. Remember, when you visit a house in Oaxaca you have to come with an empty stomach. Other things to note The class is available in English too. We can offer classes for vegans and vegetarians, please let us know in advance. I am very exited to show you the authentic traditional flavours of Oaxaca
Oaxacan Vegetarian Cooking Class
The Vegetarian Oaxacan Cooking Class, a class in English and Spanish, we will take a tour through a beautiful traditional neighborhood of Oaxaca, lend you a "chiquigüite and mandil" occupied to go to the market traditionally, we will take a tour of the Mercado neighborhood, we will pass the most beautiful churches and we will walk through parks overlooked by beautiful trees, pink, green and yellow quarry houses, I will show you beautiful parks of the colonial neighborhood and secret parks of this area of the city. In the middle of our tour we will meet some fresh organic vegetable and vegetable producers from a village near the city grown organically and harvested in the morning, then we will visit some producers in the neighborhood market, taste some snacks and buy some supplies for our Oaxacan vegetarian cooking class. We will return to our starting point to start the class and provide all the information on our menu, we will prepare everything fresh, a main course, a salad, water and even a dessert and all taken care of by a traditional stove. We will share the food and thank the mother earth and all the presenters, as well as the flavors of Oaxaca and diverse. Other things to note This cooking class was developed through deep research with people who specialize in pre-hispanic food, and we seek to spread the heritage value of Oaxacan vegetarian food.
Authentic Oaxaca food tour, eat like a local
Join us in a relaxing food walking tour, where you’ll eat like a local. Don’t miss out on 24+ most typical Oaxacan foods in the 3 main markets & street food stall . We'll have a flat walking food tour around a mile, while we stop by the highlight historical places to talk about culture, history, food, drinks, point out outstanding facts, sit and eat. Discover why Oaxaca is one of Mexico’s foremost food destinations, which means that there is a wide range of ingredients and methods of preparation, many of these dating back to pre-Hispanic times. Taste 5 flavorful moles, grasshopers, chocolate, pre-hispanic meals, fresh herbs, quesillo, corn-based meals and drinks, handmade corn tortillas, grill meats, tacos, the oaxacan pizza, desserts & more. There are a lot of elements that make Oaxacan food so special. Join us & you won't regret. *** NOT APPROPIATE FOR VEGANS OR VEGETARIANS *** No convenient for people in wheelchair. This experience can be cancelled for bad weather conditions or unexpected circumstances. I offer another day or refund. Everybody is welcome. *** Children under 8 years don't pay.
Ultimate Hierve el Agua Hike + Mezcal
If your desired date is not available, please consider this similar experience: https://www.airbnb.mx/experiences/143123 Meet us at 6:00 AM in Macedonio Alcalá 802, Oaxaca, between Bicibella and Café Punto Paz. Ring Doorbell A. A drive of 1:50 hrs to the town of San Isidro Roaguía (Hierve el Agua), where an authentic delicious breakfast will be waiting (hot chocolate and coffee will be served). As we arrive at Hierve el Agua, we will explore the whole area and look at Hierve from many different perspectives. You will have free time at the pools where you will have a chance to refresh and swim in the healing thermal (not hot) waters of Hierve el Agua, swim, meditate, or just contemplate the beautiful view of the valley below. There are many stories about this Natural Wonder. We’ll have plenty of time to enjoy this paradise. Wonder around, meditate, take pictures, relax, swim and we will then begin the 7 km hike down the valley to reach another secret hidden oasis! (a real waterfall unknown to most travelers, hidden inside an enigmatic small canyon). For most, it is the highlight of the day. Refreshing in these waters at the end of the hike will revitalize your body and mind. Next stop: we visit a Local family at their Mezcal Distillery where they will demonstrate the magic of mezcal production. We will get up and close with the Maestro mezcalero and his family.

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The Hierve el Agua Experience
This is an ulltimate experience that takes you to explore Hierve el Agua, textiles, dyes and mezcal! We begin our experience meeting at the Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzmán to explore three different villages throughout the valley of Oaxaca. First to our textile village of Teotitlán del Valle. This village is well known for the elaboration of wool rugs and for using natural dyes to obtain all their colors. We will enter the home of one of our zapotec families from Teotitlan that will show and explain to us the whole process within the elaboration. Later we'll do a 1 hour drive to Hierve el Agua where we'll have a delitious local meal before we begin our hike. The hike last 1 hour 30 min and it takes us to an incrédible view of the petrified waterfalls (Make sure to bring comfortable clothes and shoes with you). The hike is not an obligated activity, you may also enjoy the whole time in the pools. We'll be having lunch in this site. We'll also have some mezcals in the World's capital of Mezcal, Santiago Matatlàn. Where we visit a palenque and you get to see the whole process and taste the different mezcals that are made in Oaxaca. Tour includes, entrance fees, food, drinks and transportation. Find us in Fb: Xtao Experience IG: @xtaoexperience @yetiinoaxaca
Dive into Hierve el agua Oaxaca
Estamos comenzando a las 7:00 am. Una vez que indiques el Lugar de tu llegada, pasaremos por ti a tu alojamiento u hotel y partiremos rumbo a Hierve el agua. Antes de iniciar el recorrido disfrutaremos un delicioso desayuno oaxaqueño. En Hierve el agua haremos una caminata en los senderos donde apreciaremos las hermosas vistas que nos ofrece este majestuoso lugar. Disfrutarás de la naturaleza en todo su esplendor y las cascadas petrificadas formadas por años, y podrás nadar en las piscinas seminaturales, posteriormente visitaremos los talleres textiles de Teotitlán del Valle donde conocerás el proceso para la elaboración de los majestuosos tapetes de lana. visitaremos una fabrica de Mezcal artesanal donde podrán conocer el proceso de la elaboración de esta bebida legendaria. IG: conlafiesta Pregunta por disponibilidad de recorrido en Inglés. Otros aspectos destacables La experiencia NO incluye costo de entrada a Hierve el agua $50.00 MXN por persona. Esta experiencia incluye un desayuno oaxaqueño en una cocina tradicional oaxaqueña del pueblo de San Isidro Roaguia.
Traditional Oaxacan cooking class
What you'll do The first step will be to show you the ingredients that you can find in all Oaxacan homes, one of the advantages of our experience is that we have a garden with herbs and organic chilis. Baldo my son will share his knowledge in mezcal. We have an extend variety of agaves and homemade creations that you need to try. An open bar of mezcal is waiting for you. Snacks? Of course but you need to do Oaxacan style which includes worms, chicatanas and chapulines. Fist course we will offer chileajo tostadas and fruit water. Have you heard anything about the metate and how tortillas are made by hand? Here we will show you how to make tortillas, tetelas and memelitas. One of my specialties is salsas made in a molcajete, we will roast the ingredients over charcoal and comal. In every class we make 4 to 6 salsas depending seasonal ingredients. The mole is the emblem of our cuisine and we will make one of the 7 moles from scratch using a metate, you can’t leave our home without tasting our mole negro, chocolate de agua, café de olla, nieves and a delicious cake. Everyone will participate in the different processes, cutting ingredients from the garden, making sauces and of course eating. Remember, when you visit a house in Oaxaca you have to come with an empty stomach. Other things to note The class is available in English too. We can offer classes for vegans and vegetarians, please let us know in advance. I am very exited to show you the authentic traditional flavours of Oaxaca
Hierve el Agua HALF-DAY
Behold the stunning beauty of the petrified waterfalls of Hierve el Agua that were formed thousands of years ago by the runoff of calcium carbonated water. Fully guided in both ENGLISH and Spanish. This is the perfect way to visit Hierve el Agua, hike around the waterfalls and relax at the pools WITHOUT the addition of UNNECESSARY stops to actually see the place up and down with no rush. We'll meet in downtown Oaxaca. Then, we´ll begin our journey to Hierve el Agua (1:40 hr. drive [70 km]). Once we arrive, we´ll start the hike to the petrified waterfalls, go to the most amazing viewpoints, hike down to the base to see them from below and appreciate its stunning beauty. We´ll continue the hike and come back up to spend some time relaxing in the natural pools where you can dip your feet or even go for a full body dive. We´ll finish off trying delicious food at one of the local food vendors in the site. Then, we´ll drive back to Oaxaca. WHAT´S INCLUDED: - ALL entry fees included. - Comfortable private transportation CONTACT ig ivan _ valero1 Other things to note: -Food is NOT included. -Bring a bathing suit, a towel and a change of clothes. -About the hike: we will hike from the top of the falls to the bottom and back up. Expect a 20-30 min ascend on rocky stairs.
Mezcal Journey
Hola! Somos Lily & Ricardo! Una familia oaxaqueña que cultiva agave y desde hace 5 años, también producimos nuestra propia marca de Mezcal. Nuestra aventura comienza en el centro de la ciudad de Oaxaca con rumbo a Matatlán, pueblo mejor conocido como: "La capital mundial del mezcal" al ser el mayor productor de esta bebida en todo México. Ahí visitamos una destilería artesanal para ver de cerca la producción tradicional del mezcal. Nuestro objetivo es aprender todo el proceso paso a paso y valorar todo el esfuerzo qué hay detrás de esta bebida. En nuestro recorrido tendremos la oportunidad de ver áreas privadas, que normalmente están restringidas, como una cava de reposo y añejamiento; o incluso áreas de envasado en donde podrás participar y ser parte importante del proceso. Después de aprender cómo se elabora el mezcal, realizamos la degustación, la cual es ilimitada! Ya que podrás probar tanto como desees! Además, platicaremos sobre las diferentes categorías, clases y variedades que existen. Continuamos nuestro viaje a los increíbles campos de agave, en donde podrás capturar las mejores fotos e incluso realizar actividades como plantación, corte o cosecha según la temporada. Para finalizar ofrecemos una rica y tradicional comida oaxaqueña elaborada por nuestra familia! + Sí la fecha que buscas no está disponible, por favor envíanos un mensaje! Ig: @themezcaljourney
Hierve el agua trekking, Tule Tree & Mezcal tour at Matatlán agave fields. + Photos pro
I WILL BRING MY CAMERA, SO AS A GIFT I WILL GIVE YOU PHOTOS OF YOUR EXPERIENCE 8:30 am Start of the tour, we are headed to Santa Maria el Tule, to admire the widest tree in the world. There we can have a quick and small breakfast at the local market. 10:00 going to Hierve el agua , 60 min on dirty road to get to top of the mountain , where hierve el agua Is - Once we get to Hierve el Agua, we are doing this trail path to the bottom of the petrified waterfalls , thats the Best View of Hierve el agua. Then we Wil climb the waterfalls directly to the pools. Its just 1 mile walking. (If you don want to do It. We just can go straight to the pools) - 13:30 pm We sit down to eat , right there in Hierve el agua, typical Oaxacan food. Memelas, eggs, mole, etc. The menu is diverse and has everything for everyone. -14:00 hrs we will move to Matatlan, the world's mezcal capital. There, we will take a 2-hour tour in a mobile barrel that will take us to the maguey fields, we will take a lot of photos, you will write your name on a Maguey Leaf and drink mezcal on a very unique way. _ We´ll visit a local PULQUERIA, and we will try different agave distillates. (Agua miel, Pulque, Tepache) - Mezcal Tasting , you Will try at least 8 different varieties of agaves ( espadín, arroqueño, mexicano, Tobala, tepextate, coyote , sierrudo, barril , añejo, etc ) -- You can drink all the mezcal that you want - 17:30 End of the tour, we are coming back to oaxaca city. ETA 18:30
Vive y disfruta de una aventura en el lago de Huayapam
Para iniciar nuestra ruta, acompañe hacia la Sierra Norte de Oaxaca en dónde te llevaré a qué conozcas un maravilloso criadero de truchas que cuenta con increible mirador en dónde se puede ver la ciudad , se localiza a 20 min. De la ciudad . Acontinuación nos trasladaremos a este hermoso Lago de Huayapam en dónde los llevaré hacer un recorrido por todo el lago para que disfrutes de su naturaleza y energía , tendremos sesión de fotos para esos recuerdos inolvidables , cuenta con varias actividades como paseo en lancha , montar a caballo , relajarte y tomar un relajante descanso en una hamaca. Para terminar nuestro tour los llevaré al pueblo mágico de Huayapam en donde degustaremos de una bebida Ancestral el Tejate conocida como la" Bebida de los Dioses" y lo mejor la Degustación va por nuestra cuenta .
Learn all about mezcal with a traditional mezcal tasting
Learn all about mezcal from the perspective of a young mezcal master distiller looking to share his love, passion and knowledge for mezcal to the world. During this experience, immerse yourself in the fascinating world of mezcal with a mezcal tasting. First through a theoretical class on mezcal history, its evolution, the different types of mezcal, the different types of agave and then through a practical part, the tasting and enjoying of different traditional mezcals produced by our own distillery called Casa Alejandro de la Vega, located in the largest state of mezcal producers: OAXACA. In the end, your knowledge of mezcal will allow you to learn more about the industry.
Traditional Oaxaca cooking class
Welcome to my home, your home! I am Mimi López Hernández and the first thing we will do is know the organic ingredients that we will use in our recipe; Then, between grasshoppers, cheese, snacks and a toast with mezcal, we will start the cooking class, so that our food is very tasty. Oaxaca is famous for its 7 moles, I will give you to taste all of them so that you learn to differentiate the textures, aromas and flavors; after that we will prepare the one you have already chosen. They are all exquisite! Do not forget that you will be involved in all the processes so that you know the cultural meaning of each one, you will learn to make tortillas by hand and put them on the comal so come ready to participate and eat! After that now if at the table, we will eat together what we prepare. A dessert? of course, you can choose between sweet apple, rice pudding or canned pumpkin. Traditional cuisine in Oaxaca is a cultural heritage and I will share with you the experience of visiting my house so that you can live a totally traditional experience. Come prepared to enjoy! For your convenience the classes are available in English, with special features for vegans or vegetarians, just let me know in advance. Welcome to Oaxaca!
Mezcal trip
Our experience is an educational tour to get to know the mezcal culture and all the tradition that surrounds it. We will start our trip from downtown Oaxaca and visit the villages of Mitla and Matatlán. There we will take a walking tour through our majestic agave fields with thousands of specimens, where we can learn more about this plant, in addition to having enough time to do a couple of activities and of course the best photography. Then, we'll continue on to a mezcal factory to get to know the whole craft process of making our drink. At the end of the tour, we will have an unlimited tasting of different varieties of mezcal. Finally, we will share a traditional Oaxacan meal at a local restaurant, already included, and of course More Mezcal!
Tour del Día de Muertos en Oaxaca
¡Vive las tradiciones y sabores de Oaxaca en este tour de ‘Day of the death 2022! - Visita cementerios con más de un siglo de historia - Toma de fotografías - Cata de mezcal - Cena tradicional oaxaqueña Reserva tu tour de ‘Día de muertos en Oaxaca’
Oaxacan Vegetarian Cooking Class
The Vegetarian Oaxacan Cooking Class, a class in English and Spanish, we will take a tour through a beautiful traditional neighborhood of Oaxaca, lend you a "chiquigüite and mandil" occupied to go to the market traditionally, we will take a tour of the Mercado neighborhood, we will pass the most beautiful churches and we will walk through parks overlooked by beautiful trees, pink, green and yellow quarry houses, I will show you beautiful parks of the colonial neighborhood and secret parks of this area of the city. In the middle of our tour we will meet some fresh organic vegetable and vegetable producers from a village near the city grown organically and harvested in the morning, then we will visit some producers in the neighborhood market, taste some snacks and buy some supplies for our Oaxacan vegetarian cooking class. We will return to our starting point to start the class and provide all the information on our menu, we will prepare everything fresh, a main course, a salad, water and even a dessert and all taken care of by a traditional stove. We will share the food and thank the mother earth and all the presenters, as well as the flavors of Oaxaca and diverse. Other things to note This cooking class was developed through deep research with people who specialize in pre-hispanic food, and we seek to spread the heritage value of Oaxacan vegetarian food.
Biking to el Tule Tree & Lake
Enjoy the stunning beauty of Santo Domingo Tomaltepec lake, bike through an ancient village, and behold the greatness of “El Tule”; the widest tree in the world. I will be your local guide in this ride with the perfect mix of CROSS-COUNTRY trails and PAVED ROADS. We'll meet in downtown Oaxaca. Then, once we are geared up with helmets and bikes, we´ll begin our journey to Santo Domingo Tomaltepec (90 min. bicycle ride from downtown [15 km one way]). First, we'll ride on a safe bike lane covered with tree shades which is mostly flat. During our ride, you'll get to see the outskirts of the city, beautiful hills, and a few fields. After we arrive to Santo Domingo Tomaltepec town, we´ll get on a dirt road and start cycling uphill at some parts for the last 3 km. There will be some hills and slopes. (but still manageable, not very steep). Once we get to the lake, we´ll spend some time walking and looking around. Then, we´ll bike to Santa Maria town and go see El Tule tree, the colorful church and the beautiful lush gardens. We'll also visit the local food market to get a delicious lunch and drinks. Finally, we'll start our ride back to Oaxaca. REQUIREMENTS: - Be in fair physical shape. This is a 30 km ride. - MINIMUM height is 1.53 m / 5' 0 ft. WHAT´S INCLUDED: Bike, helmet and on-the-go repair tool kit. CONTACT ig ivan _ valero1 *Check out my profile to see other rides.
Oaxacan journey
Hola! Somos Beto y Lupita! Una pareja de viajeros, creadores de contenido digital, orgullosos de nuestra cultura y enamorados de las tradiciones oaxaqueñas. Te llevaremos a contemplar las majestuosas cascadas petrificadas de hierve el agua. Lugar único en el mundo (solamente existen 2 cascadas de este tipo en el planeta) Nuestra aventura comienza muy temprano para admirar el amanecer y poder disfrutar del lugar sólo para nosotros. Podrás gozar de las piscinas naturales y bañarte en ellas, tendrás el privilegio de contemplar vistas únicas y además, te ayudaremos a tomar las mejores fotos. Continuaremos nuestro recorrido en el mercado más emblemático y tradicional de la región, para disfrutar de un autentico almuerzo oaxaqueño! El famoso "Mercado de Tlacolula". Grandioso por su folklore, gastronomía y diversidad cultural. Después, visitaremos el pueblo de "Teotitlán del Valle". En donde aprenderemos la elaboración de una de las artesanías más icónicas, no sólo de Oaxaca, sino de todo México: Los tapetes de lana tejidos con pigmentos naturales. En el taller, tendremos la oportunidad de participar en las técnicas ancestrales que utilizan nuestros artesanos desde hace varias generaciones. Nuestra última parada será en el milenario árbol del Tule! Famoso por su longevidad y catalogado como el árbol con el tronco más ancho del mundo.
Magical Morning Dolphin Boat Tour
Experience a magical morning sightseeing dolphins and marine wildlife in their natural habitats, from the safety of our boats. We offer boat tours for groups of up to ten people and private tours as well. With over 20 years of experience, Mikey will safely guide you toward pods of dolphins. Experience seeing other wildlife in their natural habitat during your boat tour, including sea turtles, manta rays, flying fish and birds. Being respectful of wildlife in their natural habitat is important to us. We watch them from a distance and do not interfere. Mikey can also teach you about dolphins and other marine wildlife during the tour. From November to March, experience the spectacle of sightseeing humpback whales. Water is provided to all guests. We recommend wearing sun screen. With local knowledge, fresh ocean air and music on the boat, this is truly a remarkable experience. Book your private or group tour today!
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