Community Forests of the Sierra Norte - Guild Tour in Oaxaca, Mexico

Oaxaca is home to some of the richest culture and cuisine in all of Mexico. The nearby Sierra Norte mountains are home to community forests - practicing exemplary forestry using modern techniques founded on traditional values. The Guild, along with Traditions Mexico, is developing an outstanding travel opportunity for Guild members and supporters to explore this rich community and making connections with our practitioner colleagues in Mexico. An itinerary at a glance is now available. If you are interested in learning more, please contact us by May 1.

Community Forests of the Sierra Norte
October 21-28
Location: Oaxaca, Mexico
Leader(s): Zander Evans, Esmé Cadiente and Traditions Mexico Staff
Anticipated Cost: $3300 - $3700 double occupancy (includes all lodging, local transportation, most breakfasts, lunches, and dinners). Airfare to Oaxaca City (OAX) is on your own.

Itinerary at a Glance

Oct 21 Fly to Oaxaca City. Meet your group for a welcome dinner and enjoy your stay in the heart of the city.

Oct 22 Explore Monte Alban with your guides and return to Oaxaca City for the night

Oct 23 - 26 Spend a few days in the Sierra Norte mountains visiting forestry projects and learning about forestry techniques from village foresters.

Oct 27 Return to Oaxaca City with the group to taste molés and mezcals and visit nearby Hierve Del Aqua

Oct 28 Fly home or extend your stay to experience Day of the Dead festivities

If you're interested in learning more, please let us know. There's no commitment, but your response will help us gauge interest (and determine how much mezcal to reserve) in visiting one of the world's most captivating cities.