Zapoteca influence - Archeology and Art Private Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

686421


Categories

Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Anybody is welcome to travel with me.

Friendly: Yes.
I am open to help anybody that wants to travel with any needs. I never rush mu tours, i do it at the clients needs.

Maximum travelers: 7

Language(s)

explanation

French (advanced), English (fluent)

Monte Alban an archeological site that dates 500 B.C, with Zapoteca influence, San Bartolo, Coyotepec, black pottery.


The tour begins with the pick-up at your hotel or Airbnb. The time of the pick up is at 8:30 am on clean recent transportation, we will travel 30 minutes West of the city to the Archeological site of Monte Alban which is located 10km from the city, at an elevation of 2, 000 meters above sea level. Once arriving at the site we will walk about 5 minutes to purchase tickets, then visit the site for about 3 hours, including the museum where a little of the original artifacts of the site are exhibit.

After an amazing visit in Monte Alban, we will travel south of the city for about 45 minutes to see a family workshop in San Bartolo, Coyotepec, in order to see the elaboration of the black pottery, a well-known village. We will remain there for 45 minutes.

Itinerary

8:30 am leave the hotel or Airbnb, arrive to Monte Alban 9:00 am, visit the site until 11:30 am.

Travel to San Bartolo, Coyotepec arrive at 12:15 pm if traffic is not heavy, we will have a demonstration given by one of the family members of the workshop. We will have time for shopping if NOT interested, we will travel back to the city, it is about a 30-minute ride, however, the drop-off is back at your hotel or anywhere you choose. We head back to the city at a great time for you to choose a Restaurant or market for lunch, however, I will also recommend places for you to eat in town.

Lunch is also NOT included, every client chooses a place to eat once we get back.

Tour ends maximum 2:00 pm.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 5 hours

Some times the tour may take a few minutes more due to the traffic or even during the raining season, which are in between July and first week of Octuber.

Transportation

2017 Jetta
2014 Mercedes Benz, Vito

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2000 pesos - This cash can be use for entrance and some souvenir shopping.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: The cash each person will need on the tour is all depending to their shopping needs. You can use from $1,000 pesos to $2,000 pesos, but most important for entrance fee for the site, $75 pesos per person. Each person in most places now you can pay with a credit card or unless the service is down.

Restrictions

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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    Tour Price

    300 USD(for up to 7 people) (duration: 5 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    686421


    Categories

    Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town, City

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Anybody is welcome to travel with me.

    Friendly: Yes.
    I am open to help anybody that wants to travel with any needs. I never rush mu tours, i do it at the clients needs.

    Maximum travelers: 7

    Language(s)

    explanation

    French (advanced), English (fluent)

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