- Celebrate Day of the Dead at festive street parades, and gather at cemeteries for twilight vigils.
- Sample the gastronomic delights of Oaxaca on a food tour through Mexico’s culinary capital.
- Venture to nearby villages to meet artisans and observe traditional Oaxacan handicrafts.
- Opt to explore ancient Zapotec archaeological sites and tour a mezcal factory, where the famed agave beverage is produced.
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.
This trip is operated in collaboration with G Adventures.