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Monte Alban, Coyotepec and Villages Full-day provided by Sat Mexico Tours Oaxaca

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Monte Alban, Coyotepec and Villages Full-day

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Updated 22/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 22/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Enjoy a tour of the extraordinary archaeological zone of Monte Alban, declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1987. Monte Alban, constructed on a plateau at 1,940 meters above sea level, is one of the most representative archaeological sites in Mexico. With pyramids, a court for the pre-Hispanic ball game, among many other mystical constructions, take this chance to explore cultural traces from different civilizations, such as the Olmecs, Mixtecs, and Zapotecs.  Continue to the town of Coyotepec, famous for its ceramics production, followed by a visit to the convent of Cuilapam. This Dominican convent dates back to the 16th century and was the site of theexecution of one of Mexico's heroes from the Independence War, Vicente Guerrero. Finally, visit the village of Arrazola and head to a workshop to see how the famous Alebrijes (wood-carved fantasy animals) are made.
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  • 1
    Monte Alban
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Convento de Cuilapam
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 3
    San Antonio Arrazola
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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Duration
9h
Inclusions
  • Bilingual guide
  • Entrances to the archaeological zone
  • Travel insurance
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Monte Alban
  • Entry/Admission - San Antonio Arrazola
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  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not suitable for people with back problems
  • Not suitable for people with heart problems
  • Not suitable for pregnant women
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Arthur M wrote a review Feb 2020
Rio de Janeiro, RJ84 contributions9 helpful votes
Our guide Antonio did an incredible job. For a long, vivid tour he provided tons of great information and catered to our specific points emphasis. Its was a very profissional tour and produtive day of sightseeing
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Date of experience: January 2020
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By: Sat Mexico Tours Oaxaca
Beth E
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Great scenery but some unnecessary stops
This tour is made onerous by stops at highly commercial and over priced carpet and mescal places. Skipping these
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Key Details
  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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