"The Rancho Tour is an opportunity to meet the weavers of Las Rancheritas and experience life in a rural village. The 16 women are the descendants of the Otomi pyramid builders. This is an intimate hands-on experience where you will be invited into the homes of the villagers to experience the following:
Tortillas made by hand, cooked on a wood fired comal and decorated using an ancient process followed by a delicious traditional lunch, Medicinal herbs and other traditions that have been used by these indigenous people for millennia, A short lesson in the ancient language of the Otomi taught by an elder, traditional stone carving demonstrated by a master, Rug hooking demo and shopping in Las Rancheritas store.
The tour is an excellent experience for children 8 and and up and great opportunity for photographers.
Remember to bring extra cash. There are wonderful crafts to purchase at great prices.
Our general tour are Fridays 12:30 – 5:00. Reservations are required for the tour..
If you have a group of 6 or more you can arrange for a private tour any day or time.
There are also Spanish tours.
[email protected] 001 512 447 2150
Cost is $650 pesos and includes transportation, lunch and tour.
Purchase tickets at Solutions on Recreo.
Tours leave from in front of St. Pauls Episcopal church on Cardo 3.
All proceeds benefit Las Rancheritas.
The following youtube will give you a sample.