National Geographic Journeys

Mexico's Day of the Dead in Oaxaca

  • Duration 7 Days
  • Group Size Small Group
  • From $1,799 AUD
Call 1300 363 742

Trip Overview

Both intriguing and unusual, the Day of the Dead festival is both a celebration of ancestors and a huge party, and here is your backstage pass. Join us in Oaxaca, Mexico’s artistic heartland, for a seven-day adventure that gives a truly different perspective of the country. With street dances, painted faces, incredible ruins, picturesque landscapes all around, delicious flavours, and maybe a margarita or two, it'll be easy to get into the macabre spirit of "Dia de los Muertos.”

Trip Highlights

Take part in the Day of the Dead festival, explore Mexico's artistic heartland, experience the culinary delights and traditional cooking methods of this region, visit the ruins of Monte Albán or Mitla

Itinerary - 7 Days

Day 1 Oaxaca

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2 Oaxaca (1B)

Take an orientation walk through Oaxaca with your CEO to familiarize yourself with the city. Spend five days exploring the culture, spirituality, and festivities of the famed Day of the Dead festival. There is free time to explore, visit the nearby ruins of Monte Albán or Mitla, take a cooking class, or relax in a café on the city's main square.

Day 3 Oaxaca (1B, 1L)

Explore the culinary delights of Oaxaca with a local host, who will take us to a nearby market, the chocolate grinding mills, and a tortilla making workshop. Continue on to a local family's kitchen and taste an array of Oaxacan cuisine, learn traditional cooking methods, and discuss the food culture in Oaxaca. There’s also free time to explore the city and its surroundings.

Day 4 Oaxaca (1B)

Continue exploring the culture, spirituality, and festivities of the famed Day of the Dead festival.

Day 5 Oaxaca (1B)

Continue exploring the culture, spirituality, and traditions of the famed Day of the Dead festival.

Day 6 Oaxaca (1B)

Enjoy your last full day of the Day of the Dead festival.

Day 7 Oaxaca (1B)

Depart at any time.

Mexico's Day of the Dead in Oaxaca

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