We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share

Journeys Beyond the Surface - Oaxaca
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
116
All photos (116)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“walking tour”(13 reviews)
“black pottery”(13 reviews)
“local culture”(6 reviews)
About
Custom-designed private tours for one or more people, economical and flexible. After the success of our Mexico City tours, Mahsa has developed a particular range of tours specific to Oaxaca, focusing on everything from handicrafts to cooperative...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
San Bartolo Coyotepec, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Website
+52 1 951 204 5567
Call
Reviews (105)
Filter reviews
95 results
Traveler rating
90
5
0
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
90
5
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews walking tour black pottery local culture contemporary artists co op wooden animals excellent reviews san martin interesting information painted wood excellent driver great tour no pressure works of art monte alban three weeks english language
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 95 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our time with Journeys Beyond the Surface. Our guide was generous with her knowledge and time. She accompanied us in a way that was sensitive to our needs as well as the place and its people. We all feel we have a...More

Thank SE55555
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I arranged to do two different tours with Mahsa and Journeys Beyond the Surface. Our first morning in Oaxaca city was spent with Mahsa, who showed us around the city, marking on a map where we walked and what we saw on...More

Thank bigjazzmama
Reviewed July 4, 2018

This was my fourth trip to Oaxaca, but I set up a walking tour with Mahsa so my fellow traveler, a first-time visitor, could get a sense of the city. We both loved it! Not only did I learn a great deal from Mahsa, but...More

Thank melissa b
Reviewed April 2, 2018

I'm so glad I chose to book two private tours with Mahsa. She tailored everything for our family with 2 kids. She was very flexible and intuitive with the children while educating us on so many things. If you're interested in going to the villages...More

2  Thank Jen C
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

We did two tours with Mahsa, the walking tour and a customized day trip she put together for us. Both were excellent! She is extremely knowledgeable about the art and handcrafts of Oaxaca. I’m a jeweler and while we were on the walking tour she...More

1  Thank sue279
Reviewed March 24, 2018

I am very neglectful in writing this review so late. My husband and I visited Oaxaca in October/Nov 2017 for Dia de los Muertos. I was fortunate to have read the tripadvisor reviews and contracted with Mahsa of Journeys Beyond the Surface to be our...More

1  Thank mzcreeker
Reviewed March 12, 2018

We were in Oaxaca City for a month and wanted to explore the city with the help of a guide when we first arrived. We could not have been happier with Mahsa's tours. We spent the first day exploring the markets and historical landmarks. Mahsa...More

Thank franckclan
Reviewed March 2, 2018

We did a Oxaca city tour with Andrea - who speaks perfect English. She took us to a great Farmer's Market for breakfast and a couple of other markets. She gave us an overview of the city and its history. Very good - highly recommend.

Thank ctostick
Reviewed March 2, 2018

We loved our short visit to Oaxaca so much we plan to return next December to experience the holiday celebrations. We were so lucky to have found Mahsa who organized and led private tours for us. First she gave us a guided tour of the...More

1  Thank Travelers039
Reviewed February 17, 2018

My husband and I travel extensively and although we usually avoid "tours", this was one of the most rewarding travel experiences ever, thanks to Mahsa. She was very organized and incredibly knowledgeable about the local people, customs and culture. We learned a great deal and...More

1  Thank tabi_travels
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 113 nearby hotels
Hotel Suite Maria Ines
5 reviews
6.66 miles away
Fiesta Inn Oaxaca
532 reviews
9.01 miles away
Hacienda La Noria
111 reviews
9.84 miles away
Posada de Chencho
23 reviews
10.05 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 577 nearby restaurants
Restaurant Casa Coyotepec
12 reviews
3.36 miles away
Restaurante La Capilla
75 reviews
4.03 miles away
Azucena Zapoteca
120 reviews
4.42 miles away
Restaurante Hacienda Cuilapam
30 reviews
6.62 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 256 nearby attractions
Workshop of Jacobo and Maria Angeles
82 reviews
3.55 miles away
Zona Arqueologica Zaachila
34 reviews
3.59 miles away
Ex-Convento de Santo Domingo
5 reviews
8.65 miles away
Cacaluta
139 reviews
9.08 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Tammy R
May 15, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Pelicana118 | Reviewed this property |
Just saw your question. I hope you‘ve been in touch with Mahsa. We stayed at the Hotel Parador San Agustin. It’s minutes from the Zocalo, quiet, safe, and with a very friendly staff.
0
Votes
Malibusue1
August 12, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Wanderlust2026 |
Hi TripAdvisor seems to have hidden contact details. What is your email? Thanks
0
Votes