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.
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.
2014 Mercedes Benz, Vito
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
2000 pesos - This cash can be use for entrance and some souvenir shopping.
- 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.