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LocalAventura Tour: Full-Day Mezcal Tour in Oaxaca City
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Full-Day Mezcal Tour in Oaxaca City

Learn everything you need to know about mezcal in one action-packed day

8 hrs

Oaxaca

2 ~ 12

Medium content


Description

Want to learn more about mezcal, since the production stage, but only have a couple days in or near Oaxaca City? These fun, educational, single day experiences were designed specifically for mezcal lovers in your situation. On these private mezcal day tours visit at least two artisanal mezcal distilleries (“palenques”) that are chosen just before your tour to maximize your exposure to active mezcal production and a wide variety of mezcal tasting. In addition to a delicious, traditional Oaxacan lunch, there will be many surprises along the way!

Itinerary:

  • Pick-up from your accommodation in Oaxaca City
  • Visit at least two artisanal mezcal distilleries
  • Taste delicious artisan mezcal and meet with the mezcaleros themselves
  • Enjoy a traditional Oaxacan Lunch
  • Drop-off back at your accommodation

Eligibility criteria

Minimum age of 18


What's Included

  • Private roundtrip transportation
  • Mezcal tastings
  • Full traditional Oaxacan lunch
  • Tour insurance
  • Bilingual local guide

What's not included

  • Tips

Recommendations

  • Umbrella or raincoat during rainy season (June-October)
  • Cash in case you want to buy mezcal

Gallery

Dari

Born and raised in Miahuatlan, one of the key mezcal-producing towns in Oaxaca, I have been engaged in the mezcal world since I was a kid. I grew up on a street where mezcaleros waited each day to sell mezcal and when they left for the night, they would store their jugs of mezcal in my grandfather’s garage. So it’s no surprise that I ended up with a growing passion and curiosity about the production and the varieties of mezcal. When I am not leading a tour, I can be found driving in the occasional drag race, making incredible and ridiculously spicy habañero salsa, or preparing my own and the best chapulines (grasshoppers) you’ll find! If you have a chance to come over to my family’s house for lunch, you’ll likely have the best mole that you’ve ever tried, prepared by my mother!

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