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Day of the Dead in Mexico City

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.

Holiday 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
From
£595
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Travel Style: Classic
Physical Rating: 2 - Light
Service Level: Standard
Trip Type: Small Group

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Dossier Disclaimer

The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.

VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

Itinerary Disclaimer

While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.

Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.

Group Size Notes

The G staff to traveller ratio of a small group, but it's a G party! The more the merrier.