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A day in Mezcal Country

Eric picked us up and we drove to San Bartolo Coyotepec - the black pottery village - for breakfast... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mcvizuri
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Portland, Oregon
Oaxaca City to Puerto Escondido - Intrepid 42 and 13-year olds

My 13-year old son and I did a three day trip from Oaxaca City to the coast (Puerto Escondido) with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
rookaren
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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Zapotrek is a responsible tourism organization located in beautiful Oaxaca, Mexico. We provide one-of-a-kind bicycle, hiking and cultural tours and specialize in Eco-archeology, indigenous cultural experiences and traditional medicine. We also feature an authentic Mezcal plantation tour and offer custom nature excursions, such as various birding and botany expeditions.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Eric picked us up and we drove to San Bartolo Coyotepec - the black pottery village - for breakfast and a demonstration at Omar Fabian's studio. The food and the art were excellent. We then drove on to our destination Edwardo Angeles's Planque outside of...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

My 13-year old son and I did a three day trip from Oaxaca City to the coast (Puerto Escondido) with hiking as the focus. This was the highlight of our two week stay in Oaxaca. Eric did a fantastic job of organizing a custom trip...More

Thank rookaren
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent one fabulous day with Zapotrek and wish we had longer. We hope to return and take a longer trip, from the mountains to the coast. Zapotrek is very professional, timely, and accommodating. They picked us up at 7am, added a stop to Mitla,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had an absolutely fabulous time hiking the Sierra Norte with Zapotrek's team. They were deeply kind, compassionate, and highly attuned to our needs over the course of the day. Could not recommend them enough - a "must" if you're going through Oaxaca or surrounding...More

Thank Legacy R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of my best days in my 3 week visit to Oaxaca. Zenon picked us up early and we drove to Cuajimolouas high in the mountains. We had a wonderful breakfast in a local restaurant and began our hike. The forest was lovely,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took Zapotrek's 3-day Oaxaca to Puerto Escondido trip. This was a very poorly-planned itinerary. If you are considering this trip at all, DO NOT DO IT. However, you should 100% do a hike with Zapotrek, and you should 100% go to Puerto. Here's how:...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our time with Eric and Zapotrek was a highlight of our 2.5 weeks in Oaxaca. Eric picked us up and we immediately liked him, like a lot. Warm, friendly, knowledgeable, helpful, accommodating. He's absolutely a professional in this work, but he feels like a dear...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the 2 day "Ultimate Oaxaca Hiking Experience". It was an amazing 2 days of hiking, learning and experiencing Oaxaca in a unique way. First off our guide Zenon was the best! He's incredibly nice and attentive to all the details. He and our...More

Thank WideSphereJoe
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I loved this experience. Zapotrek made it easy and enjoyable. We were picked up from our hotel first thing in the morning and dropped off at the end of the day. It was an adventure to bike through the plantations and fascinating...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We did the 2-day "Ultimate Oaxaca Hiking Experience" with Zapotrek and had a truly fantastic time on a well-organized, want-for-nothing trip. Our guide was Zenon, who is incredibly caring, knowledgeable, and fun to be with (our driver and our two local guides were also solid,...More

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blacksandedd
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Response from Erin H | Reviewed this property |
I'm unsure- Contact Eric and he'll let you know. We did this via his email. Enjoy! 😀
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Goforit59
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Response from Zapotrek O | Property representative |
Hola! Thank you for your interest in Zapotrek! We have some availability for those dates. Please send us an email with the number of people in your party, your specific interests, and any other questions you may have. We are... More
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