Artesanal mescal maker
Artesanal mescal maker

Handicrafts

Visit the villages in the valley of Oaxaca to see the carpets of Teotitlan, the alibriche carvings and painted figures in San Martín Tilcajete, the black pottery of San Bartolo Coyotepec, and the weaving village of Santo Tomas Jalieza. Tomas knows the top crafts artisans in each village.

Archeological Sites

Stop in Mitla, Monte Albán, Yagul, Dainzu. Tomas can arrange an expert archeological guide to take you through these incredible sites.

Mescal

The Oaxaca Valley is the epicentre of mescal, a drink made from a variety of cultivated & wild agave plants. Artesanal mescal distilleries have been operating in Matalan for years but new ones using wild agaves and producing distinct single village mescal from century old practises are opening all around the valley of Oaxaca. Tomas can arrange tours and tastings at many of these unique producers.

Markets

Zachilla, Ocotlán, Tlacolula are just a few of the famous one day a week market villages in the valley of Oaxaca. Tomas can take you there to explore on your own or join you to direct you to the highlights of each market.

Hiking

Hierve el Aqua, Benito Juárez Village, Ixtlán de Juárez, Pueblo Mágico are excellent hiking destinations Tomas knows well.