Mitla, Tule, Teotitlan, Hierve el Agua & Mezcal Factory
Wed, Jan 1, 2020
Get to know one of the natural wonders: the gigantic Tule Tree, which is more than 2000 years old; We will continue to the archaeological zone of Mitla, unrivaledly beautiful for its varied ornamentation of its buildings, achieved through the system of geometric designs that makes it unique from the rest of the country, later we will go to Teotitlán del Valle, the place where the famous wool rugs, we will continue our tour to Hierve el Agua, where you can admire the beautiful petrified waterfalls, to conclude our tour we will visit a Mezcal Distillery.
SANTA MARIA EL TULE.
- One of the most extraordinary natural beauties is the gigantic Sabino called "El Arbol del Tule", it has a height of 40 meters, a diameter of 52.58 meters, a weight of 509 tons and approximately 2000 years old.
- Its name is of Nahuatl origin and means "Place of the Dead". It is a Zapotec ceremonial center, residence of the ecclesiastical power. The harmony of its buildings and the proportion of its courtyards are highlighted by the extraordinary fretwork decoration of its walls, it is a unique representation in Mesoamerica.
TEOTITLAN DEL VALLE.
- Here wool rugs are made on domestic looms, using natural dyes for their coloring, their designs ranging from codices to pictorial reproductions of Tamayo, Miró, Matisse, Toledo and Picasso.
BOIL THE WATER.
- It is believed that it was a sacred place of the ancient Zapotecs. The fossilized waterfalls stand out, one 30 m high and the other 12 m, formed by carbonated water that falls from springs located at the top of the rocks. The spring area that gives rise to it has been used to create a large pool that has become a natural spa for its hot springs.
- We will visit one of the most important producers of mezcal in the state. There are a large number of mezcal factories and stores, it is known as the "World Capital of Mezcal".