Thu, Mar 09|
Oaxaca de Juárez
Tour - Teotitlan del Valle
Visit weavers of carpets and tapestries. 2nd stop, Arte y Seda, where we will be given a presentation on the process of raising silk worms. Finally, Our last stop will be at the Comedor el Jaguar for a discussion and demonstration of the process of making chocolate.
Time & Location
Mar 09, 2023, 9:00 AM – 4:10 PM
Oaxaca de Juárez, 17.067142, -96.719444
About the event
The weavers of Teotitlan del Valle are world-famous for the carpets and tapestries
they create, along with many other useful items.
On today’s tour our first stop will be at Vida Nueva - “A New Life” - a weavers’ cooperative run my single or widowed women. They will be happy to tell you about the history and purpose of the collective; show how they use natural dyes to color the wool; then demonstrate how they weave the yarn to make the final product.
From there we will go to Arte y Seda, where we will be given a presentation on the process of raising silk worms, harvesting the silk, spinning, dying (natural dyes), and then weaving it.
Our last stop will be at the Comedor el Jaguar for a discussion and demonstration of the process of making chocolate.
Option of visiting new cultural center in town. This will add another 45 minutes to the schedule.
Additional charges: There will be a charge of 80 pesos per person for the chocolate demonstration and tasting, which will be collected when boarding the van.
Lunch stop: Comedor el Jaguar in Teotitlan. Expect to pay about 150 pesos for food and beverage
- Ticket type
To see Member ticket, click "View more price options"PriceFrom MX$400.00 to MX$450.00Sold Out
- Non MemberMX$450.00
+MX$11.25 service fee+MX$11.25 service fee
- OLL MemberMX$400.00
+MX$10.00 service fee+MX$10.00 service fee
This event is sold out