The ruined city of Monte Albán once served as the ancient capital of the Zapotecs between 500 B.C. and 800 A.D.
The ruins at Mitla are the first stop on this tour offered through the Instituto Cultural Oaxaca.
This tour begins with a stop at Yagul, an archaeological site 45 km east of Oaxaca.
On this tour, you visit the Exconvento de Santiago Apostol, an elaborate but unfinished 16th century ex-convent located in the town of Cuilapan de Guerrero.
San Bartolo is a Zapotec pueblo, which has specialized in black pottery since the epoch of Monte Albán.
Hierve el Agua is renowned for its natural springs and surrounding mountain beauty.
Remains from the mogotes (mounds) dotting the town of San Jose Mogote reveal that the area was inhabited around 1500 B.C.
In addition to our normal day-long tours, the Institute has begun offering 2 day all-inclusive eco-tours to the Sierra Norte
Visit a variety of Oaxacan towns where you can meet and support women who are running their very own micro-business.