Discover the main places of Oaxaca with Hostel Don Nino, with this promotion package book three or four nights in one of our two-person room and get an all-day tour at a exclusive price for you.
This Package includes:
Stay in a private room for two people with all the services
A different breakfast each morning served by the Blulemon restaurant
With option to choose the tour of your choice, Monte Alban Tour or Tour Hierve el agua (Petrified waterfalls)
Choose the Tour that you prefer
Tour Monte Albán from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Monte Alban, the original name is not known, some proposals are Danibaan or “Sacred Mountain”, “Jaguar Hill”, Danibéeje or “Cerro del Tigre”. Others say that it refers to the white flowers of the cazahuate trees that cover the hill. It was the old capital of the Zapotecos and one of the first city of Mesoamerica. The civilization of Monte Alban existed for 500 years A.C. Up to 1500 years later. It is located on a mountain 400 meters high. It is renowned for its beautiful architecture, its engraved stones and gray ceramic urns representing richly dressed priests.
The Convent of Cuilápam is located in the municipality of Cuilápam de Guerrero, in the region of the Central Valleys of Oaxaca. It is a building of the sixteenth century, of impressive dimensions, but never completed. Among its most characteristic architectural spaces is an open chapel, a type of religious construction characteristic of the first years after the conquest of Mexico, designed with the purpose of congregating a greater number of indigenous people to convert to Catholicism.
Although there are several versions in relation to the birth of alebrijes, the most common being that a craftsman dreamed of these fantastic animals, the fact is that they are part of the identity of the people of Arrazola from which it seems that they are original. From the moment you arrive you will meet these fantastic beings in all sizes and colors imaginable.
San Bartolo Cotepec is a place of international fame, everyone recognizes it, and attributes it to the production of black mud, and that this village is the only one where black mud craftsmanship was worked and worked. The mud (aluvión) is obtained from a pit or pit, which is called the Guegondes by the natives of the place. This clay deposit is located approximately 2 km from the town. This pit had several owners, but at the moment it is communal, only the locals can take of the mud. More than 70 percent of the residents of San Bartolo Coyotepec work the black clay, each with its own designs and shapes, with pieces such as the traditional pitcher, vases, ashtrays, flowerpots and decorative pieces for the home.
Tour Hierve el Agua from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Is the tree with the largest trunk diameter in the world. It is an ahuehuete (Taxodium mucronatum) with a cup circumference of approximately 58 meters and a height of 42 meters. With a trunk diameter of 14.05 meters, it is estimated that at least 30 people would be needed with their hands intertwined to be able to cover it and in their shade will fit approximately 500 people, Their actual age is unknown, but according to estimates is more than 2000 years
Originally Teocaltitlan, in the Nahuatl language “land of gods”, teotl, “God”, calli, “house” and titlán, “between” (“between the house of God”) In this place the craftsmen make the famous wool sarapes, Handbags, gabanes, rugs, carpets and curtains, among other beautiful multicolored works of art dyed naturally with various fruits and plantas.La main ink is cochinilla extracted from the nopal that dyes in crimson color; The yellow color is extracted from the shell of pomegranate; The brown color of the walnut shell; The blue is obtained from the indigo plant also called indigo.
It is considered the main ceremonial center after Monte Alban. It was inhabited from the classical period (100 to 650 dc) reaching its maximum growth and apogee in the postclassic period (750 to 650 dc) Mitla is undoubtedly the varied ornamentation of its buildings, achieved through the system of grechas that distinguishes it from The rest of the country. The temple of St. Paul the Apostle stands on a structure that was part of the pre-Hispanic buildings of Mitla, Its construction was done in the year 1590, largely with stones taken from such destroyed pre-Hispanic buildings. The archaeological complex and the present town are Zapotec.
In the country are produced and consumed different liquors that pride the population and give identity to the regions, and in Oaxaca is the mezcal. Like the tequila, the mezcal comes from a variety of agave and its process is totally handmade. In the vicinity of Oaxaca you can visit factories that guarantee a very personal touch in each variety of their drinks. The plantations of agave sprat, arroquense and tóbala, With them are designated three species of agaves that fermented and distilled produce as many varieties of mezcal.
Hierve el Agua, this wonderful work of nature has several rock formations that resemble large waterfalls, its origin is due to the effect that causes the carbonated water that falls from the springs located at the top of the rocks. Here you will have free time to enjoy the water from the springs, walk along the trails and admire the landscape.
The site consists of two waterfalls made of rocks, which formed over thousands of years. Both peaks rise above 50 meters from the base of the valley, with a rocky formation that goes down twelve meters and the other falls thirty meters. The twelve meters is called “Cascada Chica” and flows through a base that is about sixty meters wide. The other, “Cascada Grande”, extends for a base containing about ninety meters wide and eighty meters above the base of the summit.
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