Markets, Mezcal & Mole in Oaxaca

with Stampworthy Travels

in Oaxaca City, Mexico

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The backstory

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Stampworthy owes much of its inspiration to the indigenous culture of Oaxaca. The city is a sensory explosion - from the rainbow Otomi fabrics I’ve used for my furniture to the smokey mezcal I’ve guzzled - not to mention rich in a unique history not found anywhere else.

It’s why I keep going back.

Earlier this year, the first Stampworthy group traveled to Oaxaca for a deep dive into the markets, the natural wonder Hierve el Agua, and artisan pueblos surrounding the city.

It sold out and went so well, we’re doing it de nuevo. You are invited to join Stampworthy, (and food, textile, and culture enthusiasts from across the US and Mexico) to join a genuine Oaxacan experience.

Some of the highlights include:

  • a visit to a ceramicist’s home studio in a neighboring town

  • a mezcal palenque visit

  • the stunning Hierve el Agua

  • a private tour of a female weaving co-op

  • an insider market crawl

What’s included

  • Accommodation

    Boutique accommodation with breakfast included

  • Airport Transfers

    Airport transportation to and from Oaxaca City, MX (OAX)

  • Excursion to Hierve el Agua

    Take a dip in the natural infinity pool wedged between mountains for stunning views

  • Oaxaca Market Crawl

    Explore the aisles of the incredibly vibrant markets of Oaxaca

  • Welcome Dinner

    Enjoy a welcome dinner and drinks with your fellow travelers

  • Ceramics Excursion

    Trek to a neighboring town and visit an incredibly talented ceramicist’s home studio where you’ll be able to see the process and shop for one of a kind pieces

  • Teotitlan de Valle Textiles Excursion

    Enjoy a private textile experience to a female weaving co-op where you’ll see the dying and weaving process

  • Mezcal Tasting

    Venture out to a palenque and see the process of mezcal production (and drink some, too) *lunch included

Not Included:

  • Airfare

  • Visa fees and services (for authoritative, up-to-date information please contact the Embassy or Consulate)

  • Mandatory travel insurance (proof of travel insurance purchase is required to participate)

  • Optional add-on activities

  • Additional meals and costs not previously mentioned



Day 1: Arrival and Welcome Dinner

Meals Included: Dinner

Arrive in Oaxaca, MX (OAX)

In order to take advantage of the complimentary airport transfer, please ensure your arrival is between 10am-5pm.

Once you’re settled, we’ll enjoy a welcome dinner to get the group acquainted.


Day 2: Hierve el Agua

Meals Included: Breakfast + Light Snacks

The natural infinity pool, Hierve el Agua, awaits you. Enjoy incredible mountain views as you bathe in the natural spring.


Day 3: Market Crawls & Meat Halls

Meals Included: Breakfast + Lunch

After your breakfast, we take to the the streets of Oaxaca to begin our market crawl - ending at the famous meat hall at Mercado 20 de Noviembre for lunch.


Day 4: Ceramics & Mezcal

Meals Included: Breakfast + Lunch

Visit one of the best ceramicists in the Oaxacan region in his private home studio. Yes, you can buy his one-of-a-kind pieces to bring home.

Visit a palenque (a local mezcal distillery) to see the mezcal production process while sipping your fair share. And then some.


Day 5: Textile Lover’s Dream

Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch

Venture out to a neighboring town and meet a female co-op for a dying and weaving demonstration in this world-class textile city. You’ll see the intricate steps and details in the creation process of incredible rugs and other woven textiles.


Day 6: Adiós

Meals Included: Breakfast

Get in your last minute tlyaudas and textile purchases. You’ll be driven to Oaxaca City Airport (OAX).