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Academic Tours Oaxaca

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Academic Tours Oaxaca is a boutique tour company specializing in quality programs, custom'designed to suit individual or group interests. Our main goal is to have each traveler leave with a greater understanding and appreciation of Mexico's Cultural...more
Calle Nieve # 208-A, Oaxaca 68048, Mexico
+52 951 204 6538
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I work in the travel industry specializing in holidays to Latin America and this is my first ever review of anything on tripadvisor- despite over 10 years of working in travel! I spent around 1 week with Florencio Moreno exploring and discovering the rich heritage...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

The guide was interesting. Not Florencio who is so highly praised in the reviews. The tastings were limited to two markets and a few foods. For a town which is heralded internationally for food this tour was a sad disappointment. We had no real interaction...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

Florencio isn't just a tour guide, he's a true local and academic. We had a fantastic day with him, learning about local Oaxacan culture, history, and archaeology. Though the tour options are endless, we chose to do one of the more traditional "hit the highlights"...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Kara R
Florencio L, Manager at Academic Tours Oaxaca, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2017

Thank you Kara, I'm glad you enjoyed the day..........

Reviewed October 16, 2016

Fantastic week in Oaxaca guided by local expert and academic Florencio Moreno. Florencio was always on time, attentive and very knowledgeable. He as adept at Mexican history and culture of course but also very comfortable guiding through the local cuisine. We fed of his dining...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Our guide was amazing. He is worth much more than his daily fee. He picked us up on Sunday in a very comfortable vehicle. Our adventure was so amazing and his extensive knowledge was so good we added a day. My wife and I and...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Timothy K
Reviewed February 3, 2016

I recommend Florencio Moreno to anyone -- his depth of knowledge is suited to graduate students from the best universities worldwide, and yet we never felt he was dumbing things down for us. Instead his wealth of knowledge was fun and inspiring. He's ever the...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Megan_MT2013
Reviewed November 20, 2015

Florencio Moreno is a totally outstanding guide. He has a profound knowledge of the archeology and art of the area, which he imparts in perfect English . We took a half day tour to Mt Alban with him, and considered that going there without him...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Christine M
Reviewed November 8, 2015

I just returned from a 12 day visit to Oaxaca, my first time there. I was part of a small group tour with Authentic Presence Tours out of Austin, Texas (owned/run by Joan Griffith) in partnership with Academic Tours of Oaxaca (run by Florencio Moreno)....More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed April 9, 2015

I have been to Oaxaca 15 times and I will never tire of it. Each time I go I spend at least one full day with Florencio Moreno of "Academic Tours Oaxaca "http://www.academictoursoaxaca.com/index.php This trip I saw that Florencio was offering a couple of new...More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank Sandra M
Reviewed January 4, 2015

We spent a delightful and fascinating day delving into the history and culture of Tlacolula valley outside the city of Oaxaca. Florencio was able to guide us along the threads of the diverse anthropological, historical and archeological tapestry of this amazing valley. Highlights spanned 12,000...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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