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Hierve el Agua, Mezcal Tasting, and Teotitlan del Valle Tour from Oaxaca

Highlights
  • A combo tour to Hierve el Agua and Teotitlán del Valle
  • Enjoy free time to explore Mexico's stunning petrified waterfalls
  • Top off your visit with a free tasting of local mezcal varieties
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Hierve el Agua, Mezcal Tasting, and Teotitlan del Valle Tour from Oaxaca
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Hierve el Agua, Mezcal Tasting, and Teotitlan del Valle Tour from Oaxaca
From US$32.99
Overview
Hierve el Agua, a set of calcified mineral deposits that have hardened to resemble cascading waterfalls, is one of Mexico’s most spectacular natural attractions. During this exciting combo tour from Oaxaca, you’ll enjoy free time to dip in the mineral pools before heading to a local mezcal producer for tastes of the powerful brew. Top off the day with a visit to the traditional weaving town of Teotitlán del Valle.
What to Expect
Hierve el Agua—“the water boils” in Spanish—is one of only two petrified waterfalls in the world. The bubbling, hardened mineral deposits are shaped like two cascading rock formations, making the site one of Mexico’s most captivating natural attractions.
Once worshipped by the indigenous Zapotec people, the waterfalls can be difficult to reach by public transportation. On this convenient and action-packed combo tour from Oaxaca, enjoy a convenient hotel pickup with plenty of time to admire the stunning natural wonderland.
Dip in natural mineral pools and stroll through the calcified landscapes. Then, head to a local mezcal producer for a tasting tour of the sweet and fiery regional brew, including different flavored shots. After enjoying free samples, top off the visit with a firsthand peek at the traditional weaving town of Teotitlán del Valle, where Zapotec textile techniques have been passed down over the generations.
Reviews (45)
1 - 5 of 23 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago
Marvelous day!

We thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful trip, Miguel was our guide (it turned out to be a private tour, as it was just my friend and me, no others) to the petrified waterfalls. It is a bit of a strenuous hike, but well worth it. Lunch...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TWAjunkie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome day

One of the best guided tours we've ever done. Miguel was such a chill, informative host who really made sure we had a great day. Even though we were supposed to be back in Oaxaca at 4pm, our group got a little carried away at...More

1  Thank Tom J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
amazing scenery

I couldn't quite make this vision as listed but the environment was magical - loved my visit there and walking around in the late afternoon

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank sandyinmelbourne
Reviewed 23 September 2018
Outstandingg Tour- do yourself a favour and book :)

I am happy to report that this excursion exceeded my expectations at every turn! I was initially a little wary- as some reviewers had painted this experience in a negative light but we did not find any of the objections to be true in our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 27 August 2018
Wonderful Day!

This was one of our favorite days in Mexico. We were picked up on time at our hostel and we were the only two in the car. Our driver was very friendly and let me put my phone in to play music. It was forecast...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank sge301
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