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 4931 SW 76th #123, Portland OR 97225

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Your Friend is My Friend

OAXACA, MEXICO

DESCRIPTION

Sunny spring days filled with the happiness that comes with relaxation, great food and cultural exploration are in your future. 

 

Mexico City provides a great introduction to Mexico. The capital city is now a clean and safe place to get your feet on the ground and brush up on your Spanish. We include the Museum of Anthropology, Frieda Kahlo’s home, the Shrine of Guadalupe, and the pyramids. 

 

Oaxaca is a rich treasure with its mysterious archeology, creative artisans and unique cuisine. We will have a good exposure to all that makes Oaxaca special. 

 

The recipe is perfect -  a dash of cooking classes, and a pinch of archeology, and a splash of artisans.

 

 

INCLUDED

10 nights hotel double occupancy

Breakfast daily

2 cooking classes with large lunch

1 additional lunch 

5 dinners

City tour of Mexico City with Frida Kahlo’s home and

National Museum of Anthropology

Pyramids and Shrine of Guadalupe visit

City tour of Oaxaca private 

Monte Alban private visit with English speaking guide

2 days of artisan visits with English speaking guide

Airfare from Mexico City to Oaxaca economy class

 

FINE PRINT

A $500 nonrefundable deposit will hold your space. Itinerary subject to change without notice. No refunds for missed activities. A 3.5% fee for credit card use. Travel insurance is recommended to protect your investment. Participants must be able to independently ascend and descend stairs without a railing, walk intermediate distances on uneven surfaces in warm weather, independently embark and disembark planes and buses, and tolerate altitudes of 7500’. Final payment due December 31, 2018. 

 

 

$2099

10
days

$2099 per person based on double

$600 single supplement

FEB 26 - MAR 8, 2019

ITINERARY HIGHLIGHTS

Tuesday, February 26 

Arrival in Mexico City and the Zocalo Central hotel. Our hotel’s fine restaurant overlooks the city’s main square and a large, fantastic breakfast is included daily. 

 

Wednesday, February 27 

City tour of Mexico City with Frida Kahlo’s home and the National Museum of Anthropology. 

 

Thursday, February 28 

The Pyramids of the Sun and Moon are UNESCO World Heritage Sites and well worth the short drive out of town. Along the way a visit to the Shrine of Guadalupe is the first highlight of the day. 

 

Friday, March 1 

Departure flight to Oaxaca with a light dinner in our casa tonight. 

Saturday, March 2 B,D

A walking tour of the city will orient us. Dinner is together in one of the city’s best restaurants. 

 

Sunday, March 3 

Monte Alban is on tap today. You will be happy to have been to the Anthropology Museum. All that history will begin to make sense. Dinner at the casa will be an easy way to cool down tonight. 

Monday, March 4 

What do Dona Rosa, the blind potter and those wonderfully painted wooden Oaxacan animals have in common? They are both on our tour today. Another great restaurant provides tonight’s dinner.

Tuesday, March 5 

A cooking class at Casa Crespo is such fun. A market visit with chef Oscar provides orientation to the ingredients before donning your apron. In the afternoon you can get to know this charming city. 

 

Wednesday, March 6

More artisans are on today’s agenda. Tonight, we have beautiful gourmet dinner together. 

 

Thursday, March 7

Susana Trilling’s cooking school is a feast for the eyes and stomach. Located in the county, we will spend most of the day in her beautiful kitchen. AND chocolate Is involved! 

Friday, March 8 B

Time to say adios to our new friends and wonderful Oaxaca.