1. Mexico
  2. Oaxaca
  3. Oaxaca de Juarez
  4. Monte Albán Archaeological Site

Oaxaca: Monte Alban Guided Archaeological Tour

Product ID: 278307
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Explore “Monte Alban,” the center of Oaxaca's archeological zone. Learn about the Zapotec culture, which once dominated the area thousands of years ago.
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Your hotel in the center Oaxaca. Your guide will be waiting for you in the lobby wearing a blue shirt with the local partner's logo on it.

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  • Explore the ruins of the Zapotec capital city
  • Visit the 2nd largest ceremonial site in Mesoamerica
  • Enjoy scenic views of the Oaxaca Valley
Full description
Discover the Archeological Zone of the state of Oaxaca. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your hotel in the Oaxaca city center. Drive to Monte Albán in an air-conditioned van. Explore the ruins of the former capital of the Zapotec people, who were the dominant civilization in the area thousands of years ago. Discover the second-largest ceremonial site in Mesoamerica. Learn about the Zapotec people from your knowledgable guide. Marvel at the ancient ball court, excavated tombs, astronomical “observatory.

Enjoy phenomenal views from Monte Alban. Looking out from the flat hill where the archeological site is located, you can enjoy views of the Oaxaca Valley. Visit the onsite museum and admire artifacts from the Zapotec civilization. Afterward, you will be transported back to your accommodations in Oaxaca.
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • Bilingual tour guide
  • Archeological zone tickets
  • Liability insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information
What to bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Cash
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour is not suitable for wheelchair users or those with limited mobility.
• This tour is not recommended for pregnant women.
• This tour contains a considerable amount of walking. Please wear comfortable shoes.
• No pets are allowed on this tour.
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Product ID: 278307