Caravana Canina & Coyote Aventuras
We partnered with a local organization, Caravana Canina A.C. https://www.caravanacanina.org/ to address the immense problem of street dogs in Oaxaca. Caravana Canina began their work in Oaxaca in April, 2019. The organization is dedicated to finding long term solutions to addressing this issue of street dogs in Oaxaca via spay and neuter campaigns and adoption and education programs.
10 Outdoor Day Trip Adventures
Outside the typical specialities of Oaxaca City lay rich collections of culture and biodiversity tucked away within surreal scenery – a magical playground that few have the chance to explore yet has so much to offer.
Check out these 10 outdoor adventures where you can find your own slice of heaven, an unexpected exchange with a local, or a much-needed moment of silence and perspective. Get out there!
Hiking in La Mixteca
La Mixteca is an immense region in the north of Oaxaca filled with incredible biodiversity and breathtaking landscapes. We work together with the ecotourism communal office and local guides in Santiago Apoala to show you this unique environment. Whether you would like to take a dip in natural pools, explore the biodiversity through some intermediate hikes, or rock climb up some of the canyons walls, Santiago Apoala is an amazing place to get lost!
Rock Climbing Expeditions in Oaxaca
Rock climbing becoming a global phenomenon, with new gyms opening up all over the world. Oaxaca is a perfect setting to challenge yourself to some amazing rock climbs and get a different perspective of the valley. Whether its multi-day expeditions to the big walls of Santiago Apoala, or sport climbing at San Sebastián, Oaxaca has beautiful routes for all levels!
“We are Made of Corn”
We are made of corn travels through time to highlight the agricultural achievements of native peoples in the Oaxaca region. This post elaborates on the significance of corn in Oaxaca demonstrating how it affects a unique cosmovision that contributed to some of Mesoamerica’s most important deities.
Spirits of the Forest
At Coyote Aventures, we are committed to uplifting indigenous voices and respecting the spirits present in the natural places we visit. Learn more about why maintaining these rituals is so important!
Ethos of Ecotourism
At Coyote Aventuras we are often asked the question, “What is ecotourism?” It is a very valid question and demonstrates how this relatively new industry is still somewhat unknown and constantly evolving. Since the founding of Coyote in 2015, we have been...
Where & How to Celebrate Día de los Muertos the Oaxaca Way
Visiting Oaxaca for Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos as it’s locally known, is a sensational experience. Though it’s a countrywide celebration, Oaxaca is the epicenter of Mexico’s Dia de los Muertos festivities. Save for...
8 Best Things To Do In Oaxaca That Are Worth Your Time
Outside the typical specialities of Oaxaca City lay rich collections of culture and biodiversity tucked away within surreal scenery – a magical playground that few have the chance to explore yet has so much to offer. The State of Oaxaca provides home to 16 active...
5 Best Biking Days, From Inland Mountains To The Beach
When mountain bikers think of Mexico, they immediately think about tacos, cheap beers, van ridden beaches and cocaine cartels, but they don’t ever think about Oaxaca Mountain Bike Expeditions. People don’t ever think about the fact that Mexico’s tallest mountain is...
My Retreat at the Mushroom Forest of San Jose del Pacifico with Coyote Aventuras
While you could simply read the tour description Coyote Aventuras provides to catch a glimpse of what to expect on their four-day retreat in the mushroom forest of San Jose del Pacifico, I’d like to share my firsthand experience with you. In other words, I’d like to...