Are you looking for Day Trips? View details of the one-day bus tours in the 10iss Program Schedule.

The 10th ISS will be offering several exciting travel programs before and after the Main Symposium. | El 10iss ofrecerá varios programas de viajes antes y después el simposio principal.

We are working with Traditions Mexico Tours for the Oaxaca Region to customize textile study programs in and around the Oaxaca state. Read tour descriptions below. | Estamos trabajando con Traditions Oaxaca para crear programas de estudio unicos y personalizados en Oaxaca y sus alrededores. A continuacion encontrará descripciones detalladas de cada programa.

All tours will have an English speaking guide. | Todos los programas contaran con un guía de habla inglesa.

Tour Details

Oaxaca region

Note: Oaxaca region are operated by Traditions Mexico Tours and they reserve the right to alter the content of tour programs.


Pre-Symposium Tour 1: Purpura, Silk, and Threaded Flowers Special Edition (details)
November 6th – 14th (9 days, 9 nights)
Tour Price: $2410.00 > Deposit $500.00 *waitlist open*

Pre-Symposium Tour 2: Woven Crossroads: Textiles from the Center of Oaxaca (details)
November 8th – 14th (7 days, 7 nights)
Tour Price: $1790.00 > Deposit: $450.00

Pre-Symposium Tour 3: Nuu Savi, Textiles of the Mixteca (details)
November 10th – 14th (5 days, 5 nights)
Tour Price: $1175.00 > Deposit: $430.00


Post-Symposium Tour 5: Remote Oaxaca: Textiles of the Coastal Villages – Murex Purple & Brown Cotton (details)
November 21st – 28th (8 days, 8 nights)
Tour Price: $2385.00 > Deposit $480.00 *waitlist open*

Post-Symposium Tour 6: Velvet Flowers: Embroidered Blouses & the Finest Cotton of the Isthmus (details)
November 21st – 24th (4 days, 4 nights)
Tour Price: $1190.00 > Deposit: $440.00

Tour Registration

View the full 10iss schedule and tour dates on the schedule page.

Tours are open to 10iss registered participants only.* For help registering please view the 10iss Registration Instructions.

To secure a place on a tour, an initial deposit is required (deposit varies by tour). You will be invoiced separately for the remaining balance. Read more on payment terms below.

If a tour is full, please email dakotah[at] who will add you to the waitlist. If space opens up we will contact you for confirmation before charging you for the deposit.

IMPORTANT: Registration for tours offered only on English-speaking registration website ( If you are a Spanish-speaking registrant and are interested in the tours, please email ruelasmichelle[at]

*[UPDATE 7/8/2016]: If you wish to join a 10iss tour but cannot attend the symposium, you may choose to register as a ‘Friend of 10iss’ ($125 USD). Friends of 10iss will be allowed to register for 10iss tours.


Tour Payment Terms

Total remaining balance to be paid directly to World Shibori Network by July 1st, 2016. Remit to “World Shibori Network” (WSN) via PayPal invoice, check by mail, or wire transfer.

Check by mail:
Issue check in USD payable to “World Shibori Network”; memo “10iss [Your Tour #]”. Address as follows:

Attn: WSN / ISS
696 Hilldale Avenue,
Berkeley, CA 94708

Wire transfer:
Please email staff[at] with the subject line “10iss Tour Bank Wire”. Note: There will be a $35 wire transfer fee applied to each payment as charged by the bank.

Tour Cancellation Policy

This policy applies to all payments made to WSN for 10iss Tour Programs.

“Refund” is the payment registrant made less fees charged by RegOnline(r) and Paypal.

  • If WSN cancels any of the events or items mentioned above, a refund shall be given. In the case of Force Majeure, no refund shall be given. (10iss recommends purchasing travel insurance for precautionary purposes.)
  • If registrant cancels, and email notice is received by Dakotah Fitzhugh (dakotah[at] by the following dates:
    • On or before April 7th, 2016 the refund will be given less 25% cancellation fee.
    • On or after April 8th until July 6th, 2016 the refund amount will be given less 50% cancellation fee.
    • On or before July 1st, 2016 if canceling registrant finds a replacement, full deposit will be transferred to replacement registrant and a $50.00 USD processing fee is charged.
    • On or after July 8th, 2016 no refund will be given.

Questions? Email dakotah[at]