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One of the oldest cities in the Americas, Monte Albán—an ancient Zapotec capital—is perhaps the most important archaeological site in Oaxaca and among the largest in Mexico. Head to Monte Albán’s flat mountain top for views of the city, then explore the vast site’s temples, tombs, underground tunnels, and ball court.

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Monte Albán cradle of civilization in America/half day tour pick up 7:00am

Monte Albán cradle of civilization in America/half day tour pick up 7:00am

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Discover the pyramids of Oaxaca in Monte Alban, meaning ‘White Mountain,’ located on a vast mountaintop expanse with spectacular 360-degree views of Oaxaca Valley. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with Oaxaca City, the pre-Columbian archaeological site is considered the most magnificent of the region’s ancient ruins. On this guided tour by coach from Oaxaca, explore the complex filled with pyramids, ceremonial rock carvings, a huge ball court and 170 excavated tombs. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.94
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$35.94
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Monte Albán, Arrazola, Cuilapam y San Bartolo Coyotepec. pick up 7:00am

Monte Albán, Arrazola, Cuilapam y San Bartolo Coyotepec. pick up 7:00am

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From the mountaintop pyramids of Monte Alban to the Cuilapam Convent on the valley floor, learn all about the rich history of Oaxaca Valley on this guided full-day trip by coach. Discover the Zapotec pyramids and excavated ruins of UNESCO-listed Monte Alban, admire the mystical woodcarvings of San Antonio Arrazola and meet resident artisans in San Bartolo Coyotepec, a town known for its beautiful black pottery. Hotel pickup and drop-off from Oaxaca included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.57
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Shuttle Monte Alban

Shuttle Monte Alban

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Choose between different schedules, to visit the archaeological site of Monte Alban, with our Shuttle service. This is a shared service at a low cost, due to the covid contingency, access is controlled. We have 3 departure times. 9:20 am 11:00 am 12:50 pm Monte Albán is open from November 24, 2020 from 10 am to 4 pm.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$7.99
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$7.99
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Full-Day Monte Alban Archaeological Site and Oaxaca Artisan Experience

Full-Day Monte Alban Archaeological Site and Oaxaca Artisan Experience

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The ancient Zapotec city and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Monte Alban sits about 9 miles (6 kilometers) west of Oaxaca. With this tour, explore the hilltop archaeological site with a guide and enjoy views overlooking the Oaxaca Valley. That leaves enough time to visit the artisan towns of Arrazola, Cuilapam de Guerrero, and San Bartolo Coyotepec. Plus, round-trip transportation from your hotel in downtown Oaxaca is included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.76
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Monte Alban Guided Half Day Tour

Monte Alban Guided Half Day Tour

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We have quality service, our guides are certified but above all we have a lot of charisma and spark in what we like to do, to pamper the traveler in order to know the wonders of our state.
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  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Tour Monte Albán

Tour Monte Albán

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Our service is younique! Let us take you to know what Oaxaca is through Oaxaca Dreams. We`ll make you fall in love.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.00
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$28.00
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Oaxaca Conmigo Tours

Oaxaca Conmigo Tours

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We are a group of certified guides by SECTUR and INAH working to show you Oaxaca the best way, customazing your Tour according to your preferences with confortable cars, knowledge, friendly service and at the same time supporting the local economy & indigenous business, visiting family workshops to experience the Real Oaxaca.
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  • 3 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$183.92
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Montealban, Alebrijes, Cuilapam and Barro Negro

Montealban, Alebrijes, Cuilapam and Barro Negro

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Montealban is one of the places to visit if you come to Oaxaca. With more than 2,000 years of history, Montealban is unique. In addition, you can visit the workshops of alebrijes and black mud, recognized crafts of the Oaxaca Valley. You can also enjoy the architectural beauty of the Cuilapam convent.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.00
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$20.00
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Monte Alban, Cuilápan, Arrazola and Coyotepec full day tour

Monte Alban, Cuilápan, Arrazola and Coyotepec full day tour

Your day will start in the Monte Albán archaeological site, you will continue to Cuilapan, an open chapel of the 16th-century with Dominican construction, later we will visit Arrazola town, where you will find the famous alebrijes with unique colors and drawings, finally, we go to San Bartolo Coyotepec, an important town where they are dedicated to the elaboration of the famous crafts in black clay, the artisans will show you the technique they use to create them. Your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.00
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$39.00
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Monte Alban, Arrazola, Coyotepec from Oaxaca

Monte Alban, Arrazola, Coyotepec from Oaxaca

Monte Alban is the large urban center built by Zapotec culture. It is the most important archaeological area of the State of Oaxaca. Part of the LIST of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, this will be our first stop. Arrazola is a village of artisans, famous for its Copal wooden figures, carved and painted fantastically, which are exhibited and sold as "Alebrijes". We will visit Cuilapam de Guerrero, Former Dominican monastery of the sixteenth century. Where the Open Chapel protrudes. This is where General Vicente Guerrero was shot. Finally, we will visit San Bartolo Coyotepec, known worldwide for the famous black mud. There is a food stop at an Oaxacan buffet restaurant with a cost of approximately MXN $160 per person.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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$38.89
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2-Day Oaxaca Tour including Monte Alban, Mitla and Mezcal Factory

2-Day Oaxaca Tour including Monte Alban, Mitla and Mezcal Factory

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Ideal for travelers who want to enjoy the most importat touristic attractions from Oaxaca in two days. Monte Alban and Mitla are the main arqueological sites in Oaxaca, both sites are the most visited by Oaxaca visitors. With this combo, in two consecutive days you will enjoy following tours: >> Monte Alban Route to visit the archeological site, then, the artisan village of Arrazola (handcraft Alebrijes), continue to Exconvent of Culiapam and San Bartolo Coyotepec (black pottery) >> Mitla Route, visit the Tule Tree, Teotitlan del Valle (wool carpets), Mitla Arqueological site, Hieve el Agua (salt-water petrified cascade) and Mezcal Factory. You will be added to a small group of tourists, usually up to 14 persons, neverhteless, on high seasons our groups might become bigger. This tour is operated in spanish and english. We will pick you up at your hotel's lobby between 9:45 to 10:00 AM.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.31
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Private Family Tour to Visit Monte Albán, Alebrijes and Barro Negro

Private Family Tour to Visit Monte Albán, Alebrijes and Barro Negro

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Enjoy a Private Tour with family or friends; ideal for groups of 4 to 19 people. Fall in love with incredible landscapes and take the ideal photo with plenty of time and without haste. Make a visit at your own pace with extended time if you wish, without depending on the itinerary of a mass group. During this Private Tour you will be accompanied by a guide and driver in a modern Mercedes Benz Sprinter vehicle. In addition, if you are Mexican, you can take advantage of the discounts for nationals at each site (only if applicable) such as student discount or free entry on Sundays. We will pass by you to your hotel to visit the most emblematic places of this route such as the Archaeological Zone of Monte Albán, Arrazola (craft town where they create Alebrijes), the Ex-Convent of Cuilapan de Guerrero, Zaachila (indigenous village with multiple restaurants of typical food) and San Bartolo Coyotepec (creators of the Black Clay) to finally return to their hotel.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.11
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Oaxaca Antigua Full-Day Tour

Oaxaca Antigua Full-Day Tour

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Our tour will offer you an unforgettable experience and stay in our state, which will be visual, historical and cultural. Thanks to our certified tour guides, you will be able to give you extensive knowledge of the great history and present of the tourist attractions that surround Oaxaca.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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$60.00

Oaxaca Zapoteca Route Private

Oaxaca Zapoteca Route Private

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Enjoy an Amazing tour from Huatulco to Oaxaca for 3 days, you will discover the magic of ancient cultures, also you will visit the mezcal palenques, the city of the dead "MITLA", the Archaeological Zone. The adventure continues making the following scale to the Zapotec indigenous people of weavers "Teotitlan del valle", a place full of colors. Continue the journey where you will appreciate the famous and most notable "Tree of El Tule", And to finish this first day of adventure we arrived at the Oaxacan capital, where they will appreciate the former church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán. The second day you will enjoy this great journey where we will know Monte Alban archaeological site which is the ancient capital of the Zapotecos and one of the first cities in Mesoamerica. we willvisit a small town of adobe houses "San Bartolo Coyotepec" famous for its black pottery. you will have the opportunity to visit Artisan Villages where you will admire the wood carving artisans.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,600.00
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Monte Alban, Atzompa, Yagul and Mitla Archaeological Sites Day Trip

Monte Alban, Atzompa, Yagul and Mitla Archaeological Sites Day Trip

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Explore the archaeological highlights of Oaxaca without getting lost on this day trip, a great choice for first-time visitors. Take a guided tour of Monte Alban, the largest Zapotec urban center and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit its satellite city, Atzompa. Then travel to Yagul and Mitla to see other examples of Zapotec architecture. Plus, round-trip transportation from downtown Oaxaca is included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.99
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$79.99
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Private Tour: World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Monte Alban & City of Oaxaca

Private Tour: World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Monte Alban & City of Oaxaca

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This is a private tour only for those who book with us. We are in no rush and you decide how long you stay in the archaeological area. We are qualified guides with in-depth knowledge of our region. Whether they are French or English speaking, our guides have passed the guide diploma and know the region inside out, not only the tourist sites, but also the local culture and history. If you need a wheelchair, baby chair or stroller, please let us know in advance. No additional charge.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$199.00
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Private Tour, all inclusive Monte Alban & Atzompa

Private Tour, all inclusive Monte Alban & Atzompa

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So you have no surprises: No visits to repay, no additional costs except tips. With us it is to have passion at your service, privacy at the heart of the stay and peace of mind as a guarantee. We are qualified guides with in-depth knowledge of our region. Whether they are French-speaking or English-speaking, our guides have passed the guide diploma and know their region inside out, not only the tourist sites, but also the local culture and history. We go slowly and at your pace of visit. If you need a wheelchair, baby chair or stroller, please let us know in advance. No additional charge.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$199.00
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Monte Alban, Coyotepec and Villages Full-day

Monte Alban, Coyotepec and Villages Full-day

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Enjoy a tour of the extraordinary archaeological zone of Monte Alban, declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1987. Monte Alban, constructed on a plateau at 1,940 meters above sea level, is one of the most representative archaeological sites in Mexico. With pyramids, a court for the pre-Hispanic ball game, among many other mystical constructions, take this chance to explore cultural traces from different civilizations, such as the Olmecs, Mixtecs, and Zapotecs.  Continue to the town of Coyotepec, famous for its ceramics production, followed by a visit to the convent of Cuilapam. This Dominican convent dates back to the 16th century and was the site of theexecution of one of Mexico's heroes from the Independence War, Vicente Guerrero. Finally, visit the village of Arrazola and head to a workshop to see how the famous Alebrijes (wood-carved fantasy animals) are made.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.00
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Monte Alban and Zapotec Civilization Guided Cultural Day Tour

Monte Alban and Zapotec Civilization Guided Cultural Day Tour

★ Mysterious experience guided by mysterious ancient archeological sites ★ Guide to hidden attractions in Oaxaca [To a rarely accessible local place] Monte Alban registered as a World Heritage Site and one of the most famous tourist attractions in Mexico! further! !! On this tour, you will be able to enjoy not only Monte Alban but also Oaxaca, where you can visit the village of Arrazola, which is famous for its traditional alebrijes , and the Cuilapan Monastery, which stands in the silence outside the city! We reccommend having breakfast beforehand, wear a hat, sunglasses, comfortable non-slip shoes or tennis shoes, a bottle of water, a light sweater, sunscreen and a camera.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$52.00
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15-Day Trip in Mexico: South 2 North Adventures

15-Day Trip in Mexico: South 2 North Adventures

Get to know Mexico City - the largest city in Latin America and a world-class cultural hub. Climb huge UNESCO-protected pyramids in Teotihuacán. Explore magnificent Tehuacan-Cuicatlan UNESCO Biosphere Reserve located in a complex system of mountain ranges and valleys generating great biodiversity and different ecosystems. Have a swim and see the sunset in Hierve el Agua, a series of spectacularly sited mineral springs in Oaxaca. Learn surfing in Salina Cruz - one of the most important surfing centers on the Mexican Pacific coast. Take a boat trip in awe-inspiring Sumidero Canyon and see the cliff where Chiapanec Warriors committed suicide instead of being forced to surrender to the Spanish Conquistadores. See fascinating ancient rituals and beliefs blended with modern Christianity in San Juan de Chamula. Admire the elegance and craftsmanship of the buildings, as well as the lightness of the sculpted reliefs with their Mayan mythological themes in Palenque.
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  • 15 days
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$1,553.00
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11 days by the Aztec and Mayan Route:Puebla, Oaxaca, Chiapas, Yucatan and Cancun

11 days by the Aztec and Mayan Route:Puebla, Oaxaca, Chiapas, Yucatan and Cancun

Take this Aztecs and Mayas Express Circuit - Package in 11 days and visit the most interesting and representatives places of Mexico: from Mexico City, Colonial Cities ato the Mexican Southest to finish this experience in the incredible Mexican Caribbean. All tour arrangements are done by us, so you can ensure you enjoy an incredible circuit. You only need to book the hotels by your own. We will pick you up every day to do the corresponding tour, then we will transfer you to your hotel. If you have doubts we can assist you.
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  • 11 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$915.17
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15 Day Mexico Unplugged

15 Day Mexico Unplugged

Explore the heart of Mexico's Aztec, Zapotec, Maya and Spanish cultures on this 15-day Tour. Discover ruins, visit pueblos and meet wonderful people on a tour that covers all the basics so you can get to exploring. Enjoy the relaxed shores of the Yucatan Peninsula, unravel the magnificent mystery of the ancient civilisations in Chichen Itza and immerse yourself in pre-Hispanic culture in San Cristobal de las Casas. With plenty of opportunities for swimming, snorkelling and hiking, this is the ideal introduction to one of Central America's most colourful and exciting destinations.
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  • 15 days
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$1,565.00
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Half-Day Oaxaca Monte Alban Walking Tour with Guide and Pickup

Half-Day Oaxaca Monte Alban Walking Tour with Guide and Pickup

Mysterious experience invited by mysterious ancient ruins Monte Alban is a ruins of Zapoteca culture built on a hill about 400m high in the Oaxaca basin at an altitude of 1500m. It is said that the Zapotec people who once lived in this region started construction around 500 BC and flourished until around 800 AD. After that, Zapotec declined, but the Mixtecos who took control of the region took over and lived in their place. The Monte Alban archaeological site has many attractions, such as a pyramid-shaped temple, an observatory, and a stone plate relief depicting a human figure called Danzante (dancing person). Ancient ruins rooted in the land of Oaxaca will captivate you. The tour will be held in the morning. [English guide]
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.50
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Private tour to Montealban and mezcal distilleries

Private tour to Montealban and mezcal distilleries

For travelers who want to have unique experiences. first class, exclusive service to visit the most visited places in Oaxaca. Minimun 2 persons. Any reservation by one person will cancel the reservation. Minimun 2 persons.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00
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Should I book Monte Albán tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Monte Albán can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 27 Monte Albán tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Monte Albán 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Monte Albán costs USD 7.99. Guided Monte Albán tours start around USD 7.99 per person. See all 27 Monte Albán tickets and tours on Viator.
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