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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
Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 226 2742
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All reviews day trip exceptional tour ana paula home cooking small group pacific coast oaxaca city cacao beans chocolate making mole wealth of knowledge traditional clothing highly recommend this tour behind the scenes private tour local artists local family
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Reviewed yesterday

We spent a full and fulfilling, memorable day in the Oaxacan Valley with Traditions Mexico’s Alex. She’s personable and presents a relaxing, informative and easy paced day. It’s a truly hands-on experience in sustainable, regional Oaxacan food (and drink) as the theme: chocolate making, mole...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took two tours, one concentrated on textiles, the other was a selection of different artists in various artistic media, two pottery studios, one weaving studio and one alebrije studio. All were interesting. Our guide Antonio was personable and knowledgeable and had an outstanding rapport...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently enjoyed the Profound Oaxaca tour run by Traditions Mexico. From the very first Adriana, our contact, was exceedingly helpful. We arrived in Oaxaca City at a boutique hotel called Nanavida. It was lovely and in a very quiet neighborhood but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

For my fifth trip with the Traditions Mexico tour company, we visited cemeteries in Mayan villages around San Cristobal, Chiapas. The fall trip included travel north of San Cristobal to the Mayan archaeological site of Palenque and other sites. But I opted to participate only...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susan R
TraditionsMex, Owner at Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Hello Susan! As ever, so happy to have you travel with us. We have appreciated your presence and enthusiasm for our trips over the years. May we continue to entice you back!! So glad you enjoyed your journey into Chiapas! And thanks for your feedback...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

We recently spent a week in Oaxaca for the Day of the Dead celebrations and took the opportunity to book some day tours with different operators. This was one of them. It was more expensive than our tours with other operators but we felt it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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TraditionsMex, Owner at Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience. Your words reflect exactly what we hope our tours will offer...personal, unrushed, real interactions, beyond the crowds, hands on, and in the end the sense of connection that stays like warm sunlight inside. Thanks...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018

We were mesmerized over the amazing traditions and techniques for candle, chocolate, rug and tortilla making. Learning about Day of the Dead altar preparation and meeting the families and sharing stories was outstanding! Highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jim S
TraditionsMex, Owner at Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

So glad you enjoyed, Jim. It is a rare and wonderful treat to be immersed on the experiences around Day of the Dead, I'm happy that we could help you enjoy that.

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Knowledgable, enthusiastic guide. Wonferful, welcoming people at the places we visted. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brunel K
TraditionsMex, Owner at Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Yay! Thank you for sharing this with us. We love the people we work with in Oaxaca, they are wonderful, and we love the people who travel with us and participate in beautiful moments in Oaxaca. Thanks for being one of those people.

Reviewed 1 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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TraditionsMex, Owner at Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

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

Reviewed 5 July 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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TraditionsMex, Owner at Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

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

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Hi Veronica, We are happy to give you further information. Please write us an email (you´ll find it on our website) traditionsmexico. All the best, Ana Paula