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Oaxaca Backpacker Trip

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Price $2490 $1743 10 days, 9 Nights
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Oaxaca Backpacker Trip

$2490 $1743 per person

 

About this trip

Enjoy a 10-day trip in Oaxaca with kindred spirits and like-minded individuals. This will be a close nit group of up to 10 travelers from all over the world looking for a new way to travel and experience the world. With our retreat package you will adventure through the region with your enthusiastic guides and translators. You will enjoy Mountains, Beach and City during your 10 day retreat.  
Mountains:
In the mountains  you will enjoy a total of 3 nights in the quiet introspective hidden mountains of  Oaxaca. Located 2500 Meters above sea level, this story-book town has amazing breathtaking views. This place is ideal to experience a relaxing  time of meditation, great views, delicious, healthy and  homemade Oaxaca cuisine. Of course local sacred mushrooms are well renowned in this region and are available up request.
Beach:
We’ll enjoy 3 nights of the wonder of the Pacific Ocean by heading to a small hidden beach town known as Puerto Escondido. It is a great place to enjoy an amazing beach, participate in surf classes and stretch out after your trip with some feel good yoga. You will also have the opportunity to check-out the beach nightlife and their famously unique music, so bring your dancing shoes!
City:
You will spend a total of 3 Nights in Oaxaca City. The first night will be your arrival, and the other two nights be at the end of your trip, which will allow you to explore, shop and take some amazing artisan souvenirs back home. We’ll do a city tour checking out the colloquial architecture, go through the market and dine with some delicious authentic Oaxacan cuisine.   

What to Expect:

  • Full Accommodations (Double-Occupancy or Dormitory-style)
  • At Mountains: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Snacks
  • At City: Breakfast & Dinner
  • At Beach: Breakfast & Dinner
  • Ground Transportation
  • Retreat Guide/Translator
  • Organized Mountain Hike
  • Optional Guided Meditation 
  • Optional Hapé Ceremony
  • Unlimited Purified Water throughout trip
  • Access to Local Shops & Wi-Fi
  • Oaxaca City Market Tour (Your translators will assist)
  • 1 Deep Tissue Massage
  • 1 Local Sacred Mushroom
  • 1 Surfing Class
  • 2 Yoga Classes
  • Cooking Class (Vegetarian-Friendly)
  • 4 Beach Days
  • 4 Mountain Days
  • 2 City

During the Trip you will…

  • Be guided by Experienced, Talented, Knowledgeable backpackers & guides
  • Grow, expand and empower yourself along the journey.
  • Have downtime for Guided Yoga, Meditation or personal time.
  • Witness amazing changing views daily!
  • Partake in  1 Local Sacred Mushroom
  • Partake in 1 Surfing Class
  • Partake in 2 Yoga Classes
  • Be nourished by wholesome Mexican meals
  • Connect with like-minded individuals.
  • Refresh your old way of living into a new healthy and awakened lifestyle.

Meals

All meals are provided in the mountains. Only Breakfast and Dinner are provided in the City and at the Beach. You will have the option to add lunches to your package, upon booking.

Accommodations

Mountains:
Cabins are rustic styled double occupancy with a chimney. They have two full beds with a private bathroom. Bathrooms have hot water, towels. Cabins are on the sides of the mountain with balconies and amazing views! Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will be provided. Snacks and Purified water is also provided. 
Beach:
Boutique Hotel accommodations will be provided at the Beach. It provides adults only accommodations with a bar, a shared lounge and a  garden. Among the facilities at this property are room service and a concierge service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, evening  entertainment and a shared kitchen. At the hotel, all rooms have a terrace. Selected rooms also offer a kitchen with a fridge, a stove top and a toaster. All rooms include a seating area. A Continental Breakfast will be provided. Dinner is also provided; upon gathering together, we will have dinner “family style”. Lastly, the Beach is a 3-minute walk from the hotel. 
City:
Hotel /Hostel accommodations will be provided in the City of Oaxaca. Rooms are double occupancy or dormitory style. Breakfast and Dinner will be provided as we will convene together during these times. Midday you have the opportunity for individual exploring or assisted exploring with our translators. This will give you the best opportunity to not get swindled with the “tourist price tag”. Our translators will kindly negotiate prices on your behalf with locals in our Market tour. For market lovers, there’s no better state than Oaxaca. Nothing competes with the famed, sprawling indoor and street markets in the heavily indigenous Oaxaca. Here are the best markets in the region where you can find anything from one-of-a-kind artwork to locally  produced coffee. You will also have the chance to eat lunch by exploring the different authentic Mexican street foods such as deliciously fresh cut fruit, and traditional street foods/dishes such as Memelas, Tetelas, Tlayudas, Oaxacan Empanadas, Chapulines,Tamales Oaxaqueños, Tejate, Elotes and much more!

What’s Not Included:

  • Flights
  • Yoga Mats
  • Covid-tests

For this trip please book your flight for Oaxaca City: Xoxocotlán International Airport located in Oaxaca, Mexico. You will also need to book a flight from Puerto Escondido to Oaxaca City with Aerotucan- Please inquire with our trip leaders BEFORE booking your flights.

Please bring yoga mats.

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Oaxaca City
  • Dress Code
    Casual Warm Lounge/backpacker & summer beachwear
  • Included
    Accommondation
    Airport Drop-off
    Breakfast
    Digital Nomad Workshop
    Dinner
    Equipment Rentals
    Lunch
    Meals
    Member's Flight Booking Assistance
    Members Trip Payment Plan Available
    Personal Guide
    This trip gives Members 1 Backpacker Travel Point equivalent to $50 USD
    This Trip is Tax Deductable
    Transportation/Car
    Yoga/ Meditation
    Your purchase donates 10 meals to Feed the Hungry Program
  • Not Included
    Airport Pickup
    Destination Classes
    Flight
    Yoga Mats
1
Day 1 Arrival to Oaxaca City
You can arrive 1 day in advance of your trip OR arrive the day of the trip start date anytime before 4:00pm. You will meet up with our trip leaders at the designated meeting spot on the start date of the trip no later than 5:00 PM. If you are arriving the day of your trip we will organize your airport pickup. You will check-in your hotel, get a post travel deep tissue massage then have a meet and greet dinner with all your other fellow backpackers. Airport pickup is not included if you arrive a day before the start of the trip.
What's Included:
  • Guides/Trip Leaders
  • Airport Pickup
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Dinner
  • Purified Water
2
Day 2 Travel to the Mountains
Day 2 we will travel together up to the mountains. We'll eat breakfast together, and take van transportation up the mountains.This is about a 2 hour excursion. Once arrived at the mountains we'll check-in to our mountain cabana accommodations that overlook the mountain side. Then we'll eat lunch and explore the town. Later we'll schedule who wants to participate in a mushroom tea. A prescribed dinner will be offered for those who will participate with the mushroom tea the next morning.
What's Included:
  • Guides/Trip Leaders
  • Taxis & Van Transport
  • Cabana Accommodations
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Purified Water
3
Day 3 Local Magic Mushrooms
The start of this day will begin with some guided meditation and a fasted breakfast. You'll then have the opportunity to participate in drinking the mushroom tea of the native and freshly grown magic mushrooms of Oaxaca. Your day journey may end with an organized hike or a group circle gathering. Ultimately we'll dine with a hearty dinner together at the end of the day.
What's Included:
  • Guides/Trip Leaders
  • Sacred Mushroom Tea
  • Cabana Accommodations
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Purified Water
  • Guided Hike
  • Meditation Session
4
Day 4 Mountain Hike
We'll start the day with a delicious home-cooked breakfast, then prepare for our day's hike to a high point in the mountains. After our hike we'll come back to enjoy lunch and some relaxing down time. We'll convene together again at dinner.
What's Included:
  • Guides/Trip Leaders
  • Cabana Accommodations
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Purified Water
  • Guided Hike
5
Day 5 Departure to Beach
By the 5th day we'll say our goodbye to the mountains for now; we'll have breakfast and travel via van transport to the beach. We'll be at the beach by around lunch time. Once at the beach we'll check into our hotel rooms and have free time to explore and pick up lunch on our own time. We'll convene back together again before dinner and participate in a yoga class. We'll finish the day off with dinner together.
What's Included:
  • Guides/Trip Leaders
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Purified Water
  • Van Transportation
  • Taxis
  • Yoga Class
6
Day 6 Surf Day
We'll start the day off with some easy sunrise yoga, breakfast and then head to the beach to relax and enjoy the sand, sun and water. After lunch we'll meet up in the afternoon and begin our surf lessons. We'll meet at the end of the day with a group gathering to start our Digital Nomad Workshop or group mediation session. After we'll have dinner together. Then we'll end the night by exploring the night life!
What's Included:
  • Guides/Trip Leaders
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Purified Water
  • Taxis
  • Yoga Class
  • Surf Lesson
  • Surf Board Rentals
  • Digital Nomad Workshop/or Meditation Session
7
Day 7 Recovery Day
This will be an easy going day, filled with free time to tan, swim and or surf and just relax on the beach. Take all the time you need to explore, shop, meet new people, or take advantage of your last day on the beach. We'll start the day with a morning yoga class and end the day with a Digital Nomad Workshop or Meditation Session. This day will also give you the opportunity to pack for tomorrow's departure.
What's Included:
  • Guides/Trip Leaders
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Purified Water
  • Surf Board Rental
  • Taxis
  • Yoga Class
  • Digital Nomad workshop/ or Meditation session
8
Day 8 Charter Plane to the City of Oaxaca
We'll be up bright and early to catch a 8:00AM charter plane flight with Aerotucan. This is a small practically private little jet that will take us from Puerto Escondido to Oaxaca city in 40 mins. We'll get amazing views of the Oaxacan Mountain range on our way there!
NOTE: that flights are not included in your trip package, but we can assist with your booking so to make sure you are in the same plane as the group. This 40 min plane ride cost about $100-$170 one-way and includes max weight of 33lbs for your checked back. If you are only participating in our 8-day trip, after arriving in Oaxaca City, you'll be sent over the Oaxaca's international airport for your return flight home. (Airport Drop-off included) If you are participating in our 10-day trip, we'll head over to our hotel, check-in and then grab some breakfast. Afterwards, we'll explore the town and head over to the Market to Shop. If you were unable to schedule your massage in the beginning, of the trip, you will organize your massage with our trip leaders at this point in the trip. By evening time, we'll convene together for an Authentic Oaxacan dinner.
What's Included:
  • Guides/Trip Leaders/ Translators
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Purified Water
  • Taxis
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Market Tour 1
9
Day 9 Oaxacan Market & Cooking Class
After breakfast together, we'll head to the market to another great market to explore and shop! You'll witness the beautiful culture that Oaxaca has to offer and find some of the finest artisanal works within the market. Your translators will be there if you need them for negotiating or for communicating in general. Within the market, you'll have the opportunity to try any number the unique street foods! By lunch time we'll make our way over to participate in a Cooking class to learn some of the most delicious Mexican dishes of Oaxaca. By evening time, we'll have our last dinner to say our goodbyes with drinks, and a gourmet dinner.
What's Included:
  • Guides/Trip Leaders/ Translators
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Purified Water
  • Cooking Class
  • Market Tour 2
10
Day 10 Departure
By morning time we'll have our final breakfast together, we'll check out of our hotel by 11:30 AM and everyone will take their taxis to the airport for their flights.
What's Included:
  • Guides/Trip Leaders/ Translators
  • Breakfast
  • Purified Water
  • Airport Drop-off

Prices & Dates:

(10-days)

August 13th-22nd, 2021

August 27-September 5th

$2,490 USD (non-members price)
$1,743 USD (Members price, CLICK HERE to become a member)
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(8-days)

August 13th-20th, 2021

August 27-September 3rd,

$1,995 USD
   
NOTE: This price is all inclusive. Flights are the only thing not included in this price. Flights that you must consider for this trip: Round trip flight: Oaxaca City
One-way Flight from Puerto Escondido to Oaxaca City