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5 days Oaxaca tour with Trisha Velarmino

Discover Oaxaca City for 5 days with Trisha Velarmino, a top solo female travel blogger and trip expert currently living in Mexico.

  • Date: April 15-19, 2024
  • Participants: 10 max; 5 min
  • Price (Shared Room): $1,522
  • Price (Single Room): $1,922

Oaxaca Tour Highlights

  • 🇲🇽 Experience Oaxaca City with a local: we’ve been doing this for 4 years in a row now, so rest assured that you will be in good hands.
  • 🏺 Visit iconic attractions in Oaxaca City: we’re not just drinking and going out every night. We will also tour Oaxaca City
  • 🌮 Oaxaca City is world-famous for its food: Discover Oaxacan cuisine through our secret spots in Oaxaca City. I will also take you to the famous ones featured on Netflix, but I have more non-popular spots to take you to!
  • 🫱🏽‍🫲🏻 Our tours support local communities: we traveled far and wide to find these tours that are not on any tour booking platform! Most of the activities in this itinerary are unique to us, and we only offer them to our clients. The local hosts of the tour have gone through a rigorous selection process (sustainable, honest, and transparent).
  • 🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Small group tour: this is a small group tour (maximum of 10 participants) so you’ll meet like-minded individuals. Participants of this Oaxaca tour are from the US, Europe, and even Asia! This is really a diverse and dynamic group.
  • ⚥ Non-gender specific tours: We used to do group tours for female travelers but through the years, more solo travelers who are men. Everyone of all shapes, sizes, and colors are welcome to join this Oaxaca tour!

Meet your Oaxaca Tour Expert

Trisha Velarmino has been doing her Oaxaca tour since 2020. She moved to Mexico in 2018 and has helped thousands of solo travelers, digital nomads, and expats to move and travel to Mexico. She has traveled to all 32 states of Mexico and is currently residing in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur.

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Oaxaca Tour Itinerary

Flights are NOT included in this Oaxaca tour. Our office can help you book a cheaper flight but you can also use the search button below to find the cheapest flights to and from Oaxaca City.

A driver will pick you up at Oaxaca City International Airport at your arrival time. I will be in Oaxaca in the evening of day 0 so we can meet for dinner and do something together!

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8:00 PM: Welcome dinner and drinks

Our only activity for this day is having dinner and drinks at a rooftop restaurant. This is our welcome party, where we will get to know each other and, at the same time, enjoy our first night in Oaxaca City!

❌ Optional activity (no inclusions)

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9:00 AM – Oaxaca City Walking Tour

 On this tour, we will visit famous landmarks, go to rooftops with the best views of the city, take colorful photos of the streets, go to photo spots, and more!

✅ Professional photographs sent to you after the trip

12:00 PM – Cooking classes with lunch and open bar mezcal

First, we will do a tour of the organic garden where we will get the ingredients for our cooking class. After which, we will start the mezcal tasting while chopping ingredients.

✅ Food, lunch, mezcal tasting
❌ Extra alcoholic drinks

4:00 PM (Free time): Go back to the hotel to rest, shower, and prepare for the evening.

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7:00 PM: Street food dinner: tlayuda

The first iconic street food that you should try is tlayuda. Tlayudas are like giant crispy tortillas, topped with a variety of savory ingredients that make for the perfect meal or snack any time of day.

✅ 1 giant tlayuda and drinks
❌ Extra drinks and meals

9:00 PM (end of Day 2): Optional: depending on the group’s mood, some tour participants opt to go for more drinks near our hotel. This is entirely up to you, but I’ll recommend places near our hotel!

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7:30 AM – Hierve El Agua Tour

We will drive to Hierve El Agua petrified waterfalls and will spend the whole afternoon there. First, we will stop for a local breakfast (comal tacos) before we start our Hierve El Agua tour.

✅ All entrance fees and breakfast
❌ Extra drinks and meals

4:00 PM (Free time): Go back to the hotel to rest, shower, and prepare for the evening.

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7:00 PM – Dinner and mezcaleria hop

We will head to dinner in one of the best bars in North America and will have mezcal cocktails. After which, we will do a Mezcaleria hop.

✅ Dinner and 1 welcome cocktail
❌ Alcoholic drinks

9:00 PM (End of Day 3): All after dinner activities are optional but you can continue the night in nearby bars in our hotel.

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7:30 AM – Mezcal tour and lunch

This day is exciting because we are going to the agave fields and learn about mezcal! First, we will go onboard a truck to go to the fields. In the field, you will learn about the different types of mezcal plants used in mezcal production.

✅ All entrance fees and lunch, mezcal
❌ Extra drinks and meals

4:00 PM (Free time): Go back to the hotel to rest, shower, and prepare for the evening.

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8:00 PM: Jalatlaco dinner

We will go around Jalatlaco, one of the best neighbourhoods in Oaxaca City. We will stroll the streets and go for dinner.

✅ Dinner at a Mexican restaurant
❌ Alcoholic drinks

9:00 PM (End of Day 4): All after dinner activities are optional but you can continue the night in nearby bars in our hotel.

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9:00 AM: Colorful neighborhood photoshoot and farewell party

We will stroll to two of the most popular neighborhoods of Oaxaca City to take photos. Afterwards, we will have a farewell party in a restaurant serving ancestral Oaxacan dishes.

✅ Lunch and photos
❌ Alcoholic drinks

2:00 PM (Departure and end of Oaxaca Tour):You will be will be transported to anwyhere your want to be dropped off (i.e. airport or another destination).


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I can’t begin to express how grateful I am to join this Mexico City tour with Trisha. She. isso experienced with Mexico and I met a lot of people on this trip! After this, I feel more confident about visiting Mexico City!
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The hotel was fantastic but what makes this Mexico City tour special is Trisha. All the activities we did were giving back to locals and I loved spending my money to causes like this. Really impressive this girl!
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I was so scared of visiting Mexico City alone that’s why I signed up for this tour. Trisha opened my eyes to Mexican culture and now I want to see more of this country. By the way, prepare to eat a lot!
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Where we’ll stay

We will stay in the Centro Historico, the safest area in Oaxaca City, within walking distance to all the important landmarks!

What’s included?

  • ✅ Expert tour guides: Trisha will be joined with local co-hosts in Oaxaca for you to get a glimpse of the local culture
  • ✅ Accommodations for the 5-day tour: If you want to extend, let us know, and we will help yo extend your stay! You can also arrive early if you like – Trisha will be there from October 27th.
  • ✅ All ground transportation: private airport pick-up and drop-off (Airconditioned Van), transportation to all the tourist spots
  • ✅ Water and snacks: Our van will have water, beers, snacks, tequila, and mezcal!
  • ✅ Breakfast: Your hotel will already have breakfast included but we have snacks in the van if you are still hungry during the drives!
  • ✅ Meals: 4 lunches for days 2, 3, 4 and 5; 3 dinners (day 2, 3, and 4)
  • ✅ Entrance fees and tour tickets are all included
  • ✅ Travel Concierge: a Concierge will attend to you via Whatsapp to plan your trip. The Concierge will attend to everything you need before and after the trip. We can also help book your flights!
  • ✅ Professional photos and videos: a photographer and videographer will join us and we will take your photos and videos – you don’t have to worry about this, we will film and document you all the way! Check Trisha’s Instagram, @psimonmyway for sample photos.

What’s NOT included?

  • ❌ Flights to/from Oaxaca City. Our office can help find discounted flights for you!
  • ❌ Passport/visa fees to Mexico
  • ❌ Meals and activities not mentioned above
  • ❌ Travel insurance (mandatory). Please get your insurance from Ekta Travel or SafetyWing – these are the cheapest travel insurance for Mexico.
  • ❌ Other gratuities and tips for the local guides

Terms & Conditions

  • 100% refundable until February 15, 2024
  • 50% refundable beyond the date above.
  • Emergency? You got sick or need to cancel your trip? Get a refund (with 18% IVA charge).
  • Travel insurance is mandatory before we accept your payments for this Oaxaca Tour. Your insurance will also cover your emergency trip cancelation.

Reserve your spot for this Oaxaca Tour.

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