Tours and Tickets to Experience Tlacolula Market (Mercado de Tlacolula)
Experience the culture, history, and traditions of Oaxaca on a private sightseeing tour of the area. Depart from your accommodation and visit several important landmarks including archeological sites, artisan workshops, the ancient Hierve el Agua, traditional markets, and even a mezcal distillery. There is a lot to see in Oaxaca and this tour covers a lot of ground, which lets you make the most of your time.
Oaxacan cuisine is one of the most varied and exquisite in Mexico and the markets of Oaxaca offer a delight for all the senses. Market days in one of the Zapotec towns of Oaxaca are incredible since different indigenous women arrive with flowers, spices, vegetables, handicrafts and animals to sell, characterized by their clothing and forms of living together.
In our all-day tour we will visit the widest tree in the world, the Tule tree, we will visit a mezcal factory and enjoy a tasting of the different types, we will visit the prehistoric caves of Mitla, the Tlacolula market, the Church from Tlacochahuaya dating from the 16th century, the house of an artisan in Teotitlán del Valle to learn about natural dyes, the archaeological zone of Mitla, we can enjoy a Oaxacan meal. San Martín Tilcajete is the land of alebrijes, Monte Albán is the most important archaeological zone in the city and in San Bartolo Coyotepec we will meet a family that is dedicated to making the famous black clay. Your visit to Oaxaca will be a great experience!
This experience is taught by a mezcal producer, who also worked in academic aspects, teaching classes and writing articles for specialized magazines.
We take you to a Zapotec village where you will prepare traditional Oaxacan recipes with the help of kitchen experts, all based on corn. You will prepare Atole, Atole is a traditionally drink for the celebration of the Day of the Dead and tamales. Tamales are a traditional Mexican dish made with a corn based dough mixture that is filled with various meats or beans and cheese. Tamales are wrapped and cooked in corn husks. Activity: We drive you 30 minutes far away from the city to arrive in a Zapotec Village, here you will experience part of the Oaxacan Cuisine. You will visit a market where you will get fresh, organic and local ingredients for your cooking class. You will use some cooking utensils used by the ancient indigenous people like: molcajete, metate, griddle, jars, pots, pans, tortilla press, baskets, clay plates, grinders, pots, spatulas, spoons. You will be able to know & to use them! At the end of the class you will able to taste your own creation.
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