Textiles & Traditions: Mexico Embroidery Tour

Extended Study Program

Overview

Tia Stephanie Tours (tiastephanietours.com) has arranged a ten-day tour from Veracruz, La Chinantla, Oaxaca, stopping in Tehuacan, Puebla, and ending in Oaxaca City. This trip is for a maximum of eighteen EGA members. Travelers’ stamina must keep pace of daily adventures over uneven ground, cobblestones, steps, and walking challenges. We will have an opportunity to stitch with the local embroidery experts, who will share their unique cultural embroidery heritage. Download the brochure below for more details.  January 31 – February 10, 2019.

Lodging

$2,985 Double Occupancy
$400 Single Supplement
Trip Begins: VER, Ends: OAX

Financials

Final Payment due no later than sixty days prior to trip
Method of Payment: Check or Credit Card, via Pay Pal Invoice from Tia Stephanie Tours.
Initial Deposit: $500 Required to Secure Space on Trip.

  • Itinerary

    Pre Arrival Day: January 30 (hotel not included in tour cost) Arrive: Welcome Event, Weaving Demo and Music! (Reception)

    Day 1: January 31, Famed “lechero” breakfast, Depart for Xalapa for visit of Museo de Antropologia and Reception/Private Textile Collection

    Day 2: Feb; 1 Transfer to Tuxtepec, stopping in Tlacotalpan, Fashion Show in Tuxtepec! Overnight Tuxtepec

    Day 3: Feb. 2, Valle Nacional, Overnight Tuxtepec

    Day 4: Feb. 3, San Felipe Usila, Overnight Tuxtepec

    Day 5: Feb. 4, San Miguel Soyaltepec and San Lucas Ojitlan, Overnight Tuxtepec

    Day 6: Feb. 5, Tuxtepec to Orizaba, Overnight Orizaba

    Day 7: Feb. 6, Orizaba to Tehuacan, Visit Los Reyes Metzontla and Botanical Garden in the Tehuacan Bio Reserve

    Day 8: Feb. 7, San Gabriel Chilac, Museo de Agua, Transfer to Oaxaca

    Day 9: Feb. 8 Southern Craft Route!

    Day 10: Feb. 9, Teotitlan del Valle and Centro de Arte Zapoteco Bii Dauu, Free Afternoon in Oaxaca City, Farewell Dinner

    Day 11: Sun., Feb. 10, Return Flights or Extend

Registration is easy.

Just download the brochure below to get started.

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on a previous ESP to Mexico.

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