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Mexico City: Day of the Dead Comfort

From £760 for 5 days
Trip Overview

Feel the mystical vibes of the weird and wonderful Dia de los Muertos, or the annual Day of the Dead festival, on a five-day cultural exploration of Mexico City. Visit the museums of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera and learn all about their fascination with death, wander about the sacred indigenous site of Tepoztlan, participate in a traditional Day of the Dead ceremony and see elaborate altars dedicated to the deceased. This festival is all about rituals, so dive straight in to the spooky and sacrilegious ceremonies that has made this tradition so infamous. Oh, and Mexico City’s tacos will make you feel you’ve died and gone to heaven, too.

Essential Info
Starts: Mexico City
Ends: Mexico City
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery, Culture & Festivals
Trip Code: IQVKC
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Mexico
What's Included

Meals

4 Breakfasts included

Transport

Private vehicle,Metro

Accommodation

Hotel (4 nights)

Trip Highlights

•   Fiesta the night away in Mexico City and get into the true spirit of this haunting ceremonial festival.

•   Get the low-down on all of the traditions and rituals of the Day of the Dead festival, including taking part in making your own traditional altar offering.

•   Get a taste of local art with a visit to the Frida Kahlo Museum in the Coyoacan neighbourhood. Check out the works in her former home, with her art often focused on the notion of death.

•   Explore the historic town of Tepoztlan – a mecca for artists and mystics, with a magical feel in the air. Tour the ancient city and ruins, and climb to the top of the Tepozteco pyramid.

•   All of these festivities will work up an appetite. Luckily Mexico City boasts some of Central America’s best food – from roadside taco stands to fine dining in the heart of the city, you won’t go hungry.

Dates & Availability
Start date
End date
Price
Availability
Departing: 30th Oct 2021
Returning: 3rd Nov 2021
£790pp
£760pp
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Limited Availability
1 space
Departing: 30th Oct 2021
Returning: 3rd Nov 2021
£800pp
£760pp
G
Limited Availability
3 spaces
Itinerary & Notes
Bienvenidos a Mexico! Welcome to Mexico! Arrive at Mexico City’s Benito Juarez International Airport and be transfer to your hotel. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm tonight. Modern meets ancient in Mexico City – one of the world's largest urban centres. Although crowded and smoggy, Mexico City offers a great variety of impressive museums, galleries and architecture, along with exciting nightlife and delicious street food. If you arrive early, head to the Zocalo – the city's huge central square – to see Aztec ruins and colonial architecture or relax in one of the many parks, plazas and gardens. After your important meeting, why not head out and see this city in full swing – street tacos, anyone? You’ll already have noticed a mystical feeling in the air, so keep an eye out for any Day of the Dead decorations you can spot around town.
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