Day Of The Dead Tour in Oaxaca, Mexico

Company : G Adventures
Activities: Festival Tours / Tours / Cultural Tours
Country: Mexico
Duration: 1 week to 1 week
Approx Costs: 500 to 1000 £ Pound (UK)

Experience one of the worlds best festivals in the world on this 7 day tour of Oaxaca, Mexico.

The Day of the Dead is an event which happens once a year in Mexico where people celebrate and have a huge party. Expect noise, colour, street parades, painted faces, smiling locals and lots of fun. You will be able to get great pictures and also see more of this region, there are ruins and spectacular landscapes to be seen.

This tour is only availble in October.

 

Itinerary

Day 1 Oaxaca
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2-6 Oaxaca
Spend 5 days exploring the culture, spirituality and festivities of the famed Day of the Dead festival. Your expert, local CEO will lead you on an amazing journey through Oaxaca and this festive tradition. The schedule is based on what is happening that day, with various included experiences such as orientation walks through the city, visits to observe cemetery vigils in the towns of Xoxocotlan and Atzompa, and the Oaxaca and Etla Valley Day of the Dead parades. We also visit local markets and take excursions to nearby villages to meet artisans at work. There is also free time to explore on your own and options to visit the nearby ruins of Monte Alban or Mitla, take a cooking class, or relax in a café on the city's main square.

Day 7 Oaxaca
Depart at any time.

 

What's Included:

  • Arrival transfer, visits to observe cemetary vigils in the towns of Xoxocotlan and Atzompa, Oaxaca and Etla Valley Day of the Dead parades, orientation walk and market visit in Oaxaca, tour to nearby artisan villages.
  • 6 breakfasts. (Allow USD200-300 for meals not included.)
  • Comfort hotel (6 nts).
  • Private van, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 15, avg 8.

 

Tour Specifics

  • Trip Code: CMDO
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Type: Max group size 16 people
  • Start Dates: October
  • Prices From: £649 (available in other currencies)

 

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