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Huatulco's Customs and Traditions

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Discover authentic Mexico with its unique ways on this fascinating Customs and Traditions tour of local villages in the Tangolunda countryside of Huatulco. Here you will see the traditional lifestyle and admire the crafts of local artisans.

After leaving the pier, your professional guide will take you to see spectacular panoramic views of the Tangolunda countryside and learn the rich history of the area. You'll stop at La Crucesita, a small local village, where you can stroll through the charming main plaza and shop in the handicraft market and silver shops. Here, you'll find Oaxaca's famous woven rugs and black pottery, as well its carved wooden figures. The zócalo (main square) offers a wonderful ambiance with its shade trees, benches, and sunny walkways.

Stop at the Mezcal house to learn about this traditional drink, and sample other local culinary delights such as mole, chocolate, and quesillo. Before heading back to the pier, you will also visit a loom to see local artisans weaving traditional cloths.

Tour requires a minimum of two to book.

Shore Excursion Size
Standard
Shore Excursion Type
Scenic, Cultural
Shore Excursion Duration
3 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level
Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From
Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided
Beverages
Dress
Comfortable walking shoes, camera, sunglasses, suntan or sun protective lotion, cap or hat.
Restrictions
Guests must be able to walk over paved, gravel and packed dirt surfaces, many are uneven and/or on an incline. Fold up wheelchairs can be stored with advance notice.
4.5 Stars4.5Based On 18 Reviews Review This Tour
4 StarsHuatulco was a SurprizeMay 21, 2018

Reviewer: Robert Hoch
We didn't expect to find a town that reminded us of Palm Springs, CA.....without the traffic. Then to have the added extra of a beautiful coastline with its many bays and coves. Yes it was hot but we plan on returning for an extended stay during the winter months to further explore.

4 StarsHautulcoApril 30, 2018

Reviewer: Pat
We very much enjoyed the smaller group and learning about the culture and visiting various places to shop. The guide was very knowledgeable and willing to help with recommending where to purchase items. He also was very proud of Mexico and wanted to share his country with us. We'd recommend this excursion.

5 StarsTourFebruary 07, 2018

Reviewer: Mike Bale
Very good tour. The group size was perfect. The places we visited were interesting, and relevant. Our guide was professional and easy to connect with.

5 StarsWorthwhile tour of a Mexican townFebruary 05, 2018

Reviewer: Melanie
Don Pepe was our guide. He was very informative about what we were seeing and experiencing. The tour included learning about weaving and wool dying, mezcal making, and the history of the area. It was well worth our time.

4 StarsHuatulco's Customs and TraditionsNovember 07, 2017

Reviewer: Heather and Robert McCleary
Our guide, was well prepared for our tour. He took us up and above the naval base so that we could see the outline of the coast and our cruise ship. The city is very well planned and hope it can stay that way. Nice to see the large resorts are set off from the town. The family owned weaving company was very informative and very proud of their heritage.

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