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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...more
Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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All reviews day trip exceptional tour ana paula chocolate making mole small group home cooking pacific coast cacao beans oaxaca city wealth of knowledge traditional clothing highly recommend this tour behind the scenes private tour local family local artists
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I took the Culinary Tour one day and the Textile Tour this company also offers on another day. Both tours were exceptional in scope and execution. On one, we learned how to make the chocolate paste used to prepare traditional Mexican hot...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tour is superb and great value. We were a party of 5 and got along famously with Antonio, our guide. He speaks superb English and is curious, attentive and fun. We visited the studios of four weavers - of museum quality - and had...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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TraditionsMex, Owner at Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello! So pleased to hear of your excellent experience. My gratitude for taking the time to share and give us a shout out. I love the mention of farm to table and I'm also glad to know you found a proper apron. I do hope...More

Reviewed January 17, 2019

We spent a full and fulfilling, memorable day in the Oaxacan Valley with Traditions Mexico’s Alex. She’s personable and presents a relaxing, informative and easy paced day. It’s a truly hands-on experience in sustainable, regional Oaxacan food (and drink) as the theme: chocolate making, mole...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David B
TraditionsMex, Owner at Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2019

David, thanks so much for your review and for traveling with us. You got it! The best of what old Oaxaca is about....slow, real, tasty, deep and very human. May the fullness of the meal, from the food to the human encounter "stick to your...More

Reviewed January 5, 2019

We took two tours, one concentrated on textiles, the other was a selection of different artists in various artistic media, two pottery studios, one weaving studio and one alebrije studio. All were interesting. Our guide Antonio was personable and knowledgeable and had an outstanding rapport...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 31, 2018

My husband and I recently enjoyed the Profound Oaxaca tour run by Traditions Mexico. From the very first Adriana, our contact, was exceedingly helpful. We arrived in Oaxaca City at a boutique hotel called Nanavida. It was lovely and in a very quiet neighborhood but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

For my fifth trip with the Traditions Mexico tour company, we visited cemeteries in Mayan villages around San Cristobal, Chiapas. The fall trip included travel north of San Cristobal to the Mayan archaeological site of Palenque and other sites. But I opted to participate only...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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TraditionsMex, Owner at Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2018

Hello Susan! As ever, so happy to have you travel with us. We have appreciated your presence and enthusiasm for our trips over the years. May we continue to entice you back!! So glad you enjoyed your journey into Chiapas! And thanks for your feedback...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

We recently spent a week in Oaxaca for the Day of the Dead celebrations and took the opportunity to book some day tours with different operators. This was one of them. It was more expensive than our tours with other operators but we felt it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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TraditionsMex, Owner at Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience. Your words reflect exactly what we hope our tours will offer...personal, unrushed, real interactions, beyond the crowds, hands on, and in the end the sense of connection that stays like warm sunlight inside. Thanks...More

Reviewed November 4, 2018

We were mesmerized over the amazing traditions and techniques for candle, chocolate, rug and tortilla making. Learning about Day of the Dead altar preparation and meeting the families and sharing stories was outstanding! Highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jim S
TraditionsMex, Owner at Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

So glad you enjoyed, Jim. It is a rare and wonderful treat to be immersed on the experiences around Day of the Dead, I'm happy that we could help you enjoy that.

Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Knowledgable, enthusiastic guide. Wonferful, welcoming people at the places we visted. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
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TraditionsMex, Owner at Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Yay! Thank you for sharing this with us. We love the people we work with in Oaxaca, they are wonderful, and we love the people who travel with us and participate in beautiful moments in Oaxaca. Thanks for being one of those people.

Reviewed August 31, 2018

While there are dedication stops on this trip, it does not at all feel like a road-mapped, package tour. From the moment I jumped in Alex's car, it felt like any question was on the table and she was happy to teach our party of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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TraditionsMex, Owner at Traditions Mexico Cultural Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Idoltraveller, I'm Eric, Head Honcho at Traditions Mexico and reading your review, which is a gift of appreciation beautifully expressed, warms me inside. I'm deeply pleased to hear that your day with Alex as enriching in so many ways, and that your visits to the...More

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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