Oaxaca Tour

SAN DIEGO -- Baja California Tours, based here, is offering a six-night guided tour exploring the colonial city of Oaxaca.

The program, called Oaxaca: Heart of Mexico, departs April 22 and is priced at $989 per person, double, including roundtrip air fare from Tijuana; roundtrip transfers between San Diego and Tijuana Airport; roundtrip transfers in Oaxaca; accommodations at Hotel Senorial on Oaxaca's Zocalo; sightseeing tours; breakfast daily; two dinners, and one lunch.

The program itinerary features Monte Alban and Mitla, pre-Columbian cities built by the Zapotecs and Mixtecs; a 16th century monastery museum housing treasures from the tombs of Monte Alban; the gilded church of Santo Domingo, and Indian markets.

Participants also will be able to see Oaxaca's native folk art on visits with artists trained in woodcarving, weaving and pottery.

For details or to make reservations, call (619) 454-7166.

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