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Academic Tours Oaxaca

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Address: Calle Nieve # 208-A, Oaxaca 68048, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 951 204 6538

Academic Tours Oaxaca is a boutique tour company specializing in quality...

Academic Tours Oaxaca is a boutique tour company specializing in quality programs, custom'designed to suit individual or group interests. Our main goal is to have each traveler leave with a greater understanding and appreciation of Mexico's Cultural Heritage, Spiritual Traditions and most importantly Contemporary Community Life; for the true heart of Mexico are its people.

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One week in Oaxaca with Florencio Moreno

Fantastic week in Oaxaca guided by local expert and academic Florencio Moreno. Florencio was always on time, attentive and very knowledgeable. He as adept at Mexican history and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
Sydney, Australia

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Fantastic week in Oaxaca guided by local expert and academic Florencio Moreno. Florencio was always on time, attentive and very knowledgeable. He as adept at Mexican history and culture of course but also very comfortable guiding through the local cuisine. We fed of his dining suggestions (literally) and, but for three days in the Sierra Norte at the end of... More 

Thank milesbastick
New orleans
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Our guide was amazing. He is worth much more than his daily fee. He picked us up on Sunday in a very comfortable vehicle. Our adventure was so amazing and his extensive knowledge was so good we added a day. My wife and I and a friend can truly say we have experienced parts of Oaxaca that some will never... More 

Thank Timothy K
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

I recommend Florencio Moreno to anyone -- his depth of knowledge is suited to graduate students from the best universities worldwide, and yet we never felt he was dumbing things down for us. Instead his wealth of knowledge was fun and inspiring. He's ever the professional -- showing up with a carseat for our two year old, for example (no,... More 

Thank Megan_MT2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

Florencio Moreno is a totally outstanding guide. He has a profound knowledge of the archeology and art of the area, which he imparts in perfect English . We took a half day tour to Mt Alban with him, and considered that going there without him would have been a waste if time . We also spent one day touring folk... More 

Thank maxmax567
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

I just returned from a 12 day visit to Oaxaca, my first time there. I was part of a small group tour with Authentic Presence Tours out of Austin, Texas (owned/run by Joan Griffith) in partnership with Academic Tours of Oaxaca (run by Florencio Moreno). It was an absolute delight having Florencio as our tour guide. DISCLAIMER: I'm quoting/paraphrasing from... More 

Thank LCAinSA
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015

I have been to Oaxaca 15 times and I will never tire of it. Each time I go I spend at least one full day with Florencio Moreno of "Academic Tours Oaxaca "http://www.academictoursoaxaca.com/index.php This trip I saw that Florencio was offering a couple of new excursions so we decided to try his "Boutique Mezcal" tour of small batch, artisan mezcal... More 

2 Thank sandy m
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

We spent a delightful and fascinating day delving into the history and culture of Tlacolula valley outside the city of Oaxaca. Florencio was able to guide us along the threads of the diverse anthropological, historical and archeological tapestry of this amazing valley. Highlights spanned 12,000 years of human habitation in the valley starting with petroglyphs, the domestication of corn, Zapotec... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2013

Florencio is a fantastic. He organised a day tour for our family of five adults covering Monte Alban and a couple of other lesser known sites, a weavers home, a craft market and a mezcal producer. Every interest covered! His van was comfortable and well appointed (cold drinks) but more importantly his knowledge of the subjects and the localities was... More 

5 Thank Helot
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2011

Florencio Moreno is an amazing tour guide. We spent a week with him & got into the local culture. He is very knowledgeable about the area & culture & has awesome contacts who welcomed us into their homes and studios. I can;t wait to go back. The week I was in Oaxaca with him as my guile was a life... More 

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