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Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys

Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 226 2742
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Cultural day tours and extended tours in an undiscovered Mexico. Since 1996 pioneering small group journeys into the world of indigenous traditions, folk art, food and festivals of Southern Mexico. Our expertly guided, off-the-beaten track journeys take travelers into Zapotec, Mayan and Mixtec villages, home workshops, festivals, smokey kitchens filled with good food and into an authentic world seldom visited by outsiders.
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Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 226 2742

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The 5 day trip has been an amazing experience! We visited remote areas as well as haciendas and Ana Paula has been an excellent guide, very knowledgeable and attentive. The direct experience of weaving and embroidery traditional techniques has been very enriching, in addition to...More

Thank CaterinaEF
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On the way to Oaxaxa, we stayed in a restored 16th century hacienda that had an equally old abandoned church attached. The owner and his wife, both artists, had restored the ancient rooms in very creative ways. We also visited a couple in Yanhuitlan who...More

Thank Bronya F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This 5 day trip was very special as it took the group into remote areas of Oaxaca to see different indigenous groups who are reviving or continuing their handcraft traditions whether weaving or embroidery or basket weaving. From growing sheep, spinning yarn and weaving to...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the folk art tour and had a wonderful time meeting world-renowned artists and learning about their craft. Learning about their techniques and also seeing the art and having a chance to buy some made for a great day. We also got to have...More

Thank Sonja B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did two day trips with this group and both were fun and very worth the money. They take you out into areas a regular tourist would not get to go.

Thank carculmer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the food tour and had a great time. Our guide Tony took time to tell us about everything in excellent English, and put all of our questions to the various cooks. Everyone we visited seemed to enjoy the experience as much as we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not one to typically do tours of places I visit, I've had unfulfilling experiences before, but I have to say that the day I spent with Ana Paula from Traditions Mexico was like no other! Her wealth of knowledge, deep understanding and respect for...More

Thank DoraMe2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We contacted Traditions Mexico online and arranged two day long tours with the company. Alex took us on an outstanding day adventure visiting places we had arranged prior to our time here in Oaxaca: Mitla, Yagul, Teotitlan del Valle ... a cotton weaving family, a...More

Thank Ann D
Reviewed 18 October 2017

for 120 dollars we expected much more. They took us to artisants homes, which was supposed to show us the real traditions, but everything was set up . The people had stores inside their homes to sell overprized things. I saw what they got paid...More

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TraditionsMexico, Director General at Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are very sorry to hear that your tour was much less than you had hopped for! We above all care about the quality of the experience we create. You travelled on our Folkarts of Ocotlan day tour visiting traditional artisans. I’m must say I...More

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23 August 2017|
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Response from TraditionsMexico2017 | Property representative |
Hi Veronica, We are happy to give you further information. Please write us an email (you´ll find it on our website) traditionsmexico. All the best, Ana Paula