Mexico's Day of the Dead in Oaxaca
Mexico’s Day of the Dead in Oaxaca
Celebrate one of Mexico’s most intriguing-and unusual-festivals in the eclectic city of Oaxaca, where indigenous culture holds strong. During Day of the Dead, which takes place at the end of October and early November each year, pre-Hispanic traditions honouring the departed merge with Catholic feasts to create a truly unique holiday. Delve into the bizarre and beautiful spirit of Día de los Muertos, witnessing spectacular street dances, costumes, and altars while discovering the picturesque landscapes and mouthwatering flavours of Oaxaca.
Take part in the Day of the Dead festival, explore Mexico’s artistic heartland, experience the culinary delights and traditional cooking methods of this region, visit the ruins of Monte Albán or Mitla
Hotels (6 nts).
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
Group Size Notes
6 breakfasts, 1 lunch
Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Oaxaca Culinary Experience, Oaxaca. Arrival transfer. Visits to observe cemetery vigils in the towns of Xoxocotlán and Atzompa. Oaxaca and Etla Valley Day of the Dead parades. Orientation walk and market visit in Oaxaca. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.