Day Tour of Oaxaca Textiles

  • 8 Ratings

Take a journey into Zapotec households to discover the threaded heritage of this corner of Mexico. Spend hours exploring the local traditions of Oaxaca with a friendly guide leading the way.

Duration: 8 hours
Cancellation: 4 days in advance.

What You Will Do

  • Meet the people who keep the essential and rare textile traditions of Oaxaca alive
  • See the floral-embroidered aprons that are made in a village workshop and are an indispensable part of everyday dress for rural women
  • Check out the trades of needle lace and silk cultivation, which were once common in Oaxaca valley and are now nearly
  • Head to the town of Mitla to visit a man, who weaves dyed wool on backstrap and pedal looms, making shawls and serapes
  • Learn about looms, lace, aprons, silk, wool, natural dyes, pride, heritage, humility, community, family, and more

What's Included

  • Eight-hour tour
  • Private Transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees
  • Artisans fees
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Additional Information

  • If you aren't sure that your hotel is within downtown (Centro Historico Oaxaca) please send an email to reconfirm your pick up place.

  • Full refunds for cancellations made at least four days in advance.

Customer Reviews

  • 8 Ratings
Oaxaca, Mexico
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