Hierve el Agua, petrified water fall, Zapotec village know for its Art in
Hierve al Agua is a magical place, it has become so popular in the last five years, it is one in a half-hour East of the city of Oaxaca at 2000 meters above sea level, a place in the middle of the mountains with an amazing view, there are only two places like this in the world, Turkey and Mexico. The water because of its minerals has created a petrified waterfall over thousands of years. A perfect place where you can swim with an extraordinary view of the mountains.
Teotitlan del Valle one of the only Villages in the State of Oaxaca that still does natural colors, very well know for that art. A Zapotec village where the majority of people still speaks the local language but not to mention all the artwork done there, each rug they make is with sheep wool and natural colors. A place where you can see the real hand made rugs.
8:30 am leave the Hotel to Hierve el Agua.
11:00 am arrive at Hierve el Agua, we will remain there for two hours. enough time to swim and each one id free to walk to the petrified water fall.
1:00 pm leave Hierve el Agua for lunch. We will stop at a Restaurant RANCHO ZAPATA off the menu service.
After lunch, leave to Teotilan del Valle, for the demonstration and shopping if interested.
4:00 pm arrive at Oaxaca
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 8 hours
The tour will take 8 hours unless there is traffic on the way there or back, that will require more times.
2017 Jetta 1-3 parties
2014 Mercedes Benz, Vito
2018 Mercedes Benz, Sprinter
For the group greater than 3, please get in contact to schedule it and arrange the prices.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
2000 pesos - $110 about. The reason why you need cash, in this case it is better to take pesos, to pay the entrance, local guide and souvenirs. You can also pay with card at the Restaurant unless no service, also you can pay with card in Teotitlan del valle, just in case you decide to purchase a rug.
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I will not be able to take you in the hiking tour in Hierve el Agua, due to the rules of the community.
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Gabriel was an unusually talented and personable guide. His knowledge and enthusiasm for guiding and talking about a variety of subjects added to our lovely day. We totally recommend him.