Day of the Dead in Mexico

Oaxaca, Mexico

Oct 28 - Nov 1, 2022
Group size: 1 - 24
Day of the Dead in Mexico
Oaxaca, Mexico

Oct 28 - Nov 1, 2022
Group size: 1 - 24

About this trip

Travel to Mexico to immerse yourself in Day of the Dead traditions on this fast-paced 5-day trip. Mexicans view this tradition as a celebration, not a day of sadness. We will take part in Oaxaca’s Dead of the Dead celebrations including visits to ornately decorated altars, local artisans and cooking lessons in traditional Mexican foods. We will also have the opportunity to explore the Monte Albán ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of the most significant archaeological sites in Mesoamerica. 

What’s included

  • Accomodations
    Four nights of accommodations with en suite bathrooms in a four-star hotel
  • Meals
    Breakfasts, lunches, and dinners as outlined on itinerary
  • Entrance Fees
    All entrance fees for excursions to cultural sites and food artisan visits
  • Activity
    Shopping an Ocotlán market for artisan crafts
  • Activity
    Sightseeing in Mitla, Teotitlán del Valle, Tule Tree and Monte Albán
  • Activity
    Tour and samples at a mezcal distillery
  • Activity
    Day of the Dead masquerade parade in downtown Oaxaca
  • Activity
    Folkloric dancing and educational programs
  • Cooking Class
    Exclusive lesson on techniques of Oaxacan cooking
  • Transportation
    Secure airport transfers to/from Oaxaca International Airport and motorcoach transportation for the duration of the tour.
  • Guides
    Friendly, English-speaking Travel Deliciously escort and local guide
  • Gratuities
    Gratuities for the Travel Deliciously escort, local guide and driver, hotel staff, waitstaff, and airport transfers
  • Misc. Fees
    Taxes and service charges
  • Option
    The option to extend your time in Oaxaca and further explore this spectacular city
  • Reception
    Welcome reception in the night of arrival in Mexico
  • Airfare
    Airfare is not included. We are available to assist with your airfare arrangements or you may make your own arrangements.
  • U.S. Airport costs
    Parking at the airport / transfer to / from the airport from your home is not included.
  • Meals
    Meals and alcoholic beverages, except those noted in the itinerary, are not included.
  • Personal Expenses
    Personal expenses such as laundry or phone calls are not included.
  • Misc. Travel Fees
    Passport or Visa fees are not included.
  • Insurance
    Travel insurance is not included but recommended.

Available Packages

24 left
Deposit: $500
24 left
Deposit: $500


Day 1
Arrival; Friday, October 28, 2022

 Overnight stay included: Hotel La Noria 

After landing at Oaxaca’s international airport, you will meet your pre-arranged and secure transport to Hotel La Noria. The hotel is a glimpse into the colorful life in Oaxaca and characteristic of the city’s historic architecture. Feast your eyes on the elaborate culture evident in the rooms, which boast Spanish and Mexican touches. Additionally, each accommodation is fitted with essentials like cable TV and air-conditioning.  Later, immerse yourself in the Oaxaca lifestyle at a Tour Manager’s reception, where delicious specialties will captivate your taste buds.  

Your Organizer

Travel Deliciously
Food is at the core of what we offer to our travelers. We pride ourselves on offering itineraries that allow our travelers to see the sights, but also delve into the culture through its cuisine and food experiences. We offer intimate encounters, small groups, and delicious excursions. Our itineraries offer activities such as cooking and baking classes, a chance to catch dinner with local fishermen, and the opportunity to travel with local chefs. This is how we Travel Deliciously, and we invite you to do the same.