Oaxaca & Surroundings

  • Destination: Oaxaca
  • Duration: 5 days

Oaxaca is one of the most beautiful and colorful cities in Mexico and there’s no other place where you can learn more about authentic traditions. During your tour you will get to know the city itself, as well as the surrounding attractions such as the archeological sites of Monte Alban and Mitla, the Tree of Tule and the wonder of Hierve el Agua.


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Day 1

Arrival in Oaxaca

According to your time of arrival you are picked up at the airport or bus station in Oaxaca and brought to your hotel. Overnight stay. (Meals: None)

Day 2

City Tour Oaxaca

After the breakfast, your city tour starts through the colonial center of Oaxaca, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. During your tour you will visit the most important and most famous sights, such as the beautiful Cathedral and the Zócalo, the main square of the city. Use the rest of the day to discover the colorful colonial city on your own. Visit the colorful market and give the regional delicacies a try, such as mezcal, spicy dried grasshoppers, mole and chocolate. Overnight stay. (Meals: Breakfast in the hotel)

Day 3

Monte Albán

After breakfast you are off to Monte Albán, the most distinguished archeological site of the region. Many years ago, Aldous Huxley, an American writer, was fascinated by this Zapotec city that is situated on an artificially flattened mountain. It will definitely impress you, too. Discover the site’s temples, pyramids and ballcourts as well as several relief panels. Afterwards return to Oaxaca. Overnight stay. (Meals: Breakfast in the hotel)

Day 4

Mitla, Tule & Hierve el Agua

After your breakfast you are taken to the archeological site of Mitla. On the way stop at the world’s widest tree, the Tree of Tule. On its trunk you can encounter interesting formations, which are explained by your guide. After visiting Mitla you continue on to the limestone waterfalls Hierve el Agua, where you can take a refreshing dip in the mineral rich water with a breathtaking view of the surrounding area and the waterfalls. Relaxed and refreshed you return to Oaxaca. Overnight stay. (Meals: Breakfast in the hotel)

Day 5


After breakfast you are, depending on the rest of your vacation, brought to your hotel, the airport or the bus terminal. (Meals: Breakfast in the hotel)

Standard Hotel:

City Hotel Nights Room Plan
Oaxaca Camba 4 Standard DBL

Comfort Hotel:

City Hotel Nights Room Plan
Oaxaca Casa de 7 Balcones 4 Standard DBL

Luxury Hotel:

City Hotel Nights Room Plan
Oaxaca Hotel Azul 4 Standard DBL

This Buenos Dias Mexico Tour includes:

  • 4 nights accomodation in the aforementioned or equivalent hotels
  • Accommodation in double rooms with a private bathroom
  • Meals according to the itinerary above
  • All tours and transfers in air conditioned country specific vehicles
  • All excursions in small groups of up to 15 people and with Certified Guides (English/Spanish)
  • Entrance fees for all organized excursions
  • Local taxes


This Buenos Días México Tour does NOT include:

  • Voluntary tips for guides and drivers
  • Personal expenses and extras in the Hotels
  • Additional meals and drinks
  • Travel and medical insurance

Important Information

  • Please note that all hotels and services are subject to availability until a booking is confirmed.
  • All of the hotels will be booked in a country specific category which does not always correspond to the international standard. Please note that there is no official hotel certification system in Mexico.
  • If the aforementioned hotels are fully booked or overbooked, Buenos Dias Mexico reserves the right to replace them with equivalent hotels.
  • This tour is only a suggestion. The route, the number of travel days and the accommodation can be individually adapted to your needs!