Day of the Dead in Mexico City

Classic, Mexico City to Mexico City

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

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.

What’s included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Foodie Moment: San Juan Market visit, Mexico City
  • Mexico City walking tour
  • Visit to Jamaica Market to learn about ceremonial objects used for Day of the Dead
  • San Juan Market visit with lunch
  • Face painting
  • Day of the Dead parade
  • Day of the Dead street party
  • San Andrés Mixquic day trip with cemetery visit to participate in graveyard procession
  • Free time in Mexico City
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Shop for day of the dead goods at jamaica market
  • Get into the spirit with face painting
  • Join one of many street parties
  • Witness a graveyard procession in a small town
  • Indulge in mexican street food

Itinerary

Mexico City Arrive at any time.
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.
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.
Mexico City Travel to the small town of San Andrés 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.
Mexico City Take advantage of a free day to explore more of Mexico City and surroundings. Opt to visit the massive pyramids of Teotihuacán, check out the Frida Kahlo Museum, or join the festivities on water on a boat in Xochimilco.
Mexico City Depart at any time.
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