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Cultural day tours and extended tours in an undiscovered Mexico. Since 1996 pioneering small group journeys into the world of indigenous traditions, folk art, food and festivals of Southern Mexico. Our expertly guided, off-the-beaten track journeys...more
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While there are dedication stops on this trip, it does not at all feel like a road-mapped, package tour. From the moment I jumped in Alex's car, it felt like any question was on the table and she was happy to teach our party of...More
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TraditionsMex, Owner at Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
Idoltraveller, I'm Eric, Head Honcho at Traditions Mexico and reading your review, which is a gift of appreciation beautifully expressed, warms me inside. I'm deeply pleased to hear that your day with Alex as enriching in so many ways, and that your visits to the...More
If you are interested in learning about traditional weaving and dying during your stay in Oaxaca, skip the highlights tours available and go with the Traditions Mexico Textiles day tour. Our guide, Alex, picked us up at our hotel in the morning and took us...More
We had a very memorable day with Traditions Mexico, beginning with a visit to a local indigenous market in a small town outside of Oaxaca.
Afterwards, we visited the home of a wonderful woman who showed us how to make chocolate from cacao beans—a hands-on...More
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TraditionsMex, Owner at Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
Dear Leslie, thanks so much for taking the time to write this enjoyable review. As the founder of this company and designer of this tour, I'm am deeply pleased to hear that your experience in the yummy homes of rural Oaxaca was just how we'd...More
Wonderful day, Antonio delightful and visiting cooks and artisans in their homes and seeing various demonstrations gave us insight into the food prep, craft required as well as village life.
Now we have a context for that ubiquitous tortilla.
Antonio was very well informed about Textiles from Oaxaca and we really appreciated the fact that he took us into the villages directly to the homes of artisans to show us a variety of textile techniques of the region. We loved all the visits and...More
The Folkart tour by Traditions Mexico is outstanding. The Folkartists were all fantastic, the tour preplanning was excellent, our tour guide, Alex, was superb and the lunch at the market was great. The tour delivers on all its promises and thanks to Alex we have...More
Last week I took the Timeless Cuisine tour with two other people. Our guide, Tono, was knowledgeable, personable, and respectful of the local people. We first visited the Teotitlán Market and then made chocolate with a local family, next we visited a family in Santa...More
My boyfriend and I, plus a solo traveler, took the "Timeless Cuisine" tour led by Toño. My only criticisms were that there was no cheese-making demonstration (this was originally listed on the website as part of this tour) and, although I very much enjoyed the...More
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TraditionsMex, Owner at Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018
Thanks so much for coming on our tour and I'm thrilled to learn that it was a highlight of your Oaxaca trip. As for the missing pieces, we have switched the cheese making for the mezcal distillery visit (website updated) as we always work to...More
We booked onto our traditions tour after being disappointed with our Monte Alban Tour from one of the main providers. Our traditions tour with Tonio as our guide could not have been better. He was an excellent guide with perfect English, translating very freely between...More