Day of the Dead in Mexico City

Resort: Day of the Dead in Mexico City
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Mexico
Price From: £594.15

Over View

You might have seen it in the movies or on TV but now’s your chance to experience the Day of the Dead in real life with this six-day tour. Explore Mexico City’s markets and tuck into local street food. Get into the spirit with traditional face painting then join a citywide procession. Venture to a small town to witness the elaborate altars built in honour of loved ones passed. You’ll walk away with a greater appreciation for this important cultural event and some incredible memories to boot.

Itineraries

Day 1
Mexico City

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
Mexico City

Get out and explore Mexico City by walking through the historic centre with the CEO. Stop by the Jamaica Market to chat with some vendors, and learn about Day of the Dead goods for sale. Visit the San Juan Market to check out food stalls and sample some delicious Mexican street food.

Day 3
Mexico City

Get into the spirit of Day of the Dead with a bit of face painting before setting off to take in Mexico City’s procession. Enjoy the rest of the day to explore Mexico City and surroundings. In the evening, head out to one of the many Day of the Dead street parties in the city.

Day 4
Mexico City

Travel to the small town of San Andrs Mixquic in the afternoon to take in a procession to the graveyard. Visit a cemetery to see the elaborate altars and offerings prepared by locals in honour the memories of their loved ones.

Day 5
Mexico City

Take advantage of a free day to explore more of Mexico City and surroundings. Opt to visit the massive pyramids of Teotihuacn, check out the Frida Kahlo Museum, or join the festivities on water on a boat in Xochimilco.

Day 6
Mexico City

Depart at any time.

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