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Sublime and informative tour of well-selected palenques

I had a great time learning about and tasting mezcal with Rene. Rene was very kind and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rohan J
Las Bugambilias Tours

We were a group of 6 friends and that can be like herding cats. The tour was great. Rene was a... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
marymboettcher
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We offer in depth cultural experiences in small groups for up to 20 people with customized tours. All Las Bugambilias Tours are led by Rene Cabrera Arroyo, a certified tour guide from Oaxaca City. He has lived and traveled in many places in Mexico...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a great time learning about and tasting mezcal with Rene. Rene was very kind and accommodating, and I was blown away by his knowledge of mezcal. This is a great way to get an insider's mezcal experience since Rene has cultivated relationships with...More

Thank Rohan J
RCARROYO, Owner at Las Bugambilias Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Rohan: I am very happy to hear that you really enjoyed my tour and the coffee at Café Mondo. Thanks for your business and I look forward to hearing from you. Best regards, René.

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 6 friends and that can be like herding cats. The tour was great. Rene was a fantastic guide. He was very informative. We were able to customize our tour and he was helpful deciding the schedule to maximize our day....More

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RCARROYO, Owner at Las Bugambilias Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mary: I am glad that you and your friends really enjoy my tours and I am happy that I was able to customize your tours according to your time and interest. I hope to see you in the near future in Berkeley California or...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018

I found Rene online and read many rave reviews about him. They are all true. We hired Rene for three days and saw all the sights in and around Oaxaca. If this is your first trip to the area, you should consider hiring Rene. There...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

We enjoyed three separate tours with Rene - the Handcrafts Tour, the Tlacolula Market Tour, and a custom tour of Hierve el Agua and Mitla. Each one was conducted professionally, knowledgeably, and with our comfort in mind. Rene was able to introduce us to various...More

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RCARROYO, Owner at Las Bugambilias Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Dear Trevor: I am very happy to hear from you and I am glad that you really enjoyed my tours with your family. Thanks so much for your business and I look forward to seeing you in NYC someday. It was a pleasure to work...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018

We booked a private tour with Rene and a driver and were so happy we did. We were recommended to Las Bugambilias by a friend and worked with Rene to create a custom tour since we were specifically interested in learning more about the mezcal...More

Thank Katy C
RCARROYO, Owner at Las Bugambilias Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Dear Katy: I am glad that you really enjoyed the custom tour to Santa María el Tule, Hierve el Agua, Mitla & Santiago Matatlán. Since you only have only 1 day for your tour, this was a great option for you. Thanks for the review...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018

Rene and Las Bugambilias were phenomenal! There was great communication setting up my tour and leading up to the day of. Transportation was fantastic and Rene was super informative and knew so much. Hierve el Agua is always beautiful and is definitely a place you...More

Thank rhpmiller
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Rene was incredible! My friend and I spent the day with him visiting the most wonderful artisans in Oaxaca and would never have known about the places he took us to! It was definitely a splurge compared to the rest of our trip but still...More

Thank Nicole E
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We booked two days of touring with Rene during our trip to Oaxaca. It was a private trip with us, Rene, and the driver. We visited Monte Alban, El Tule (large tree), a weaving workshop and talk, Hierve el Ague, Mitla, a Mezcal makers shop,...More

Thank Kyle M
Reviewed 28 May 2018

René created a customized tour for two people that visited Hierve el Agua in the morning and Monte Albán in the afternoon. He knew the best times to visit each location for the least amount of people and optimal weather. At Monte Albán, René gave...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Rene took me on a wonderful and exhilarating mountain bike ride in the hills above Oaxaca city. He provided all of the equipment (mountain bike, helmet, clothing, water) and organized transport. Once on the bikes, we rode up through San Felipe del Agua, and then...More

Thank Kristi L
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Go to las bugambilias hotel website, there is a link there.
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