Day of the Dead in Mexico

Mexico's most colorful festivity and a journey of a lifetime. Experience the way Mexico embraces life and death as part of the natural life cycle and honor their beloved ancestors. Take part in a celebration full of lively music, vibrant colors, beautiful flowers and delicious food. Join us on our 7-day trip full of new impressions and memories that will last forever.


Day 1:  Bienvenidos a Mexico! Airport transfer to our hotel in Mexico City. Welcome Meeting and optional first dinner. Overnight in Mexico City


Day 2:  After we have spend the morning in Mexico City, we travel to Puebla on private van. On the way we will stop in Cholula, a colorful city which is famous for its church over a pre-hispanic structure in shape of a pyramid. Overnight in Puebla


Day 3:  Learn about Talavera pottery in the morning and see the local artists creating colorful designs. Free afternoon to visit museums, shop and enjoy the beauty of the 16th and 17th century buildings. Overnight in Puebla


Day 4:  Travel to Oaxaca on private van. Come with us on a city walk to take in the first impressions of a city that celebrates Day of the Dead like no other. There will be plenty of photo opportunities. Join us for a market visit and try some of the many flavors of the delicious Oaxacan cuisine including mole, chocolate and Mezcal. Finish your day on a terrace overlooking the lively street life during the festivities. Overnight in Oaxaca


Day 5: Early visit to Monte Albán, a Zapotec arqueological site on top of a hill just outside the city. Learn about its importance and history during a guided tour. In the evening we will visit together the cemetery of Atzompa, where you can experience the spirituality of Dia de los Muertos. Overnight in Oaxaca


Day 6: Visit the Ethnobotanical gardens in the morning. Afterwards enjoy some free time to stroll the town and immerse yourself in the colorfully decorated streets and unique ambience of the endless colors and happenings. If you desire to get a face painting, this is the right moment as we are getting ready for the celebration in the streets of the 'pueblo magico' Jalatlaco. Overnight in Oaxaca


Day 7: Departure day. Please be aware that this trip ends in Oaxaca.  

Price per person in double occupancy, tax included

What's included?


* 7-day trip 

* Airport pick up upon arrival in Mexico City (airport code MEX)

* 6 nights of accommodation (double occupancy)

* 6 breakfast

* Visit of Cholula

* Talavera pottery demonstrations

* Oaxaca city walk

* Monte Alban guided visit

* Botanical garden guided visit

* Visit of a traditional cemetery outside Oaxaca city

* Celebration at the barrio magico Jalatlaco (or similar)

* Farewell dinner

* Free time in Oaxaca and Puebla

* Bilingual tour leader throughout the trip

* Transportation between destinations and activities on private air-conditioned van with professional driver, taxis, local transportation


Group size:  maximum 14 guests  (minimum 8 guests)



Not included: Airfare, lunch and dinners not listed, personal travel insurance, souvenirs, personal expenses, gratuities

Keep in mind: This trip starts in Mexico City and finishes in Oaxaca City. Oaxaca has an international airport and it is most convenient to flight out from here. If you would like to extend your stay in Mexico or prefer to go back to Mexico City over land, we are happy to assist you. 

Disclaimer: The itinerary may vary, depending on the local Day of the Dead festivities and current situation at each destination. As always, we we will do everything that is in our hands, to create the best experience possible.

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