We’re a small company dedicated to providing a high-quality service, eager to share with you our love for this land, its people, and rich cultural heritage. We’ll adapt our tours to suit your needs. Whether you’re interested in culture, food, nature, handicrafts, archaeology, or architecture, we’ll be happy to guide you to the best Oaxaca has to offer. We look forward to sharing with you the Oaxaca we know and love!
We offer private tours. Just let us know what time you would like to start; we’ll pick you up at your hotel and you can spend the amount of time you would like in each place we visit. We’ll be happy to work with you to create a personalized itinerary based on your particular interests. Let us know what you would be interested in doing and we’ll give you suggestions on how best to accomplish it.
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Benito Hernández and Suzanne Barbezat are happy to welcome you to Oaxaca!
Benito Hernández is a Zapotec from the Sierra Norte region of Oaxaca. He has lived most of his life in Oaxaca City. He holds a degree from the Universidad Autonoma Benito Juarez and has over 20 years experience working as a guide. He is very knowledgeable about the history, culture and traditions of this land, and he loves sharing his cultural heritage with visitors from all over the world. Benito is also an avid birder and he offers birding and nature tours.
Suzanne Barbezat visited Oaxaca for the first time in 1997. She fell in love with the place, the culture (and a certain Oaxacan) and decided to make her home here. She has a degree in Anthropology from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Besides working as a guide, she is also a freelance travel and food writer and is the author of the book Frida Kahlo at Home.
Benito and Suzanne live in Oaxaca with their two children.
The city of Oaxaca is bustling, colorful and festive. But one of its great charms is that it has many quiet spaces where you can