Day of the Dead in Oaxaca with Tradition & Creativity

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This experience is an opportunity to explore the intersection between tradition and personal expression as well as a deep connection to local culture and beliefs.


  • Explore the intersection between tradition and personal expression
  • connect with local culture and beliefs.
  • Take home not only a tangible memory, but also a deep connection.


The Day of the Dead in Mexico is a day to honor and pray for loved ones who pass on. Oaxaca is the central setting for the Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico. et ready to immerse yourself with Enjoy Oaxaca in a unique experience that fuses tradition, mysticism and art in one. 30th of October. A day full of preparations and connections with ancestral culture At 10 in the morning we will meet to enter the vibrant atmosphere of the local markets, where we will buy the necessary supplies to build our own altar to honor them. With creative hands and open hearts, we will assemble an altar full of colors, aromas and memories. Don't forget to bring the photo of your loved one who went ahead on this trip to place it on the altar. Once our altar is finished, we will delight ourselves with a traditional meal, savoring the exquisite dishes that honor our loved ones 31 October. This day you will have the entire morning free, to explore the city center and the surrounding area on your own. We will meet at 7 pm and immerse ourselves in an exciting experience by visiting the most emblematic Cemetery of the region, visiting the General Cemetery, the Cemetery of Xoxocotlán and the Cemetery de Atzompa, where we will witness the moving 'evening' in honor of the deceased. We will feel the essence of the traditions while we observe how families decorate the graves with flowers, candles and food, creating a space of remembrance and celebrations. We will be ending around 1:00 am (next day) in your hotel or Airbnb. Nov 1 According to the pre-Hispanic worldview, when a person is born an animal is also born, which becomes their protector and guide. The animal is called 'Tonalli' or 'tona', which is the animal spirit of every individual. Both share a soul entity. , spirit and destiny, for this reason, when the person dies, his toná also dies and gives rise to a new spirit known as 'Nahual', our guide after this earthly plane, according to the Zapotec culture. To complete this wonderful journey, we will immerse ourselves in an introspective experience: 'Connect with your protective animal' and We will discover your 'Tona' and your 'Nahual'. Accompanied by skilled artisans, we will have the opportunity to unleash our creativity by painting the figure that represents our inner being. This moment of spiritual connection invites us to explore our identity and connect with ancestral wisdom. Throughout these three days, we will embrace the cultural richness of Oaxaca, connecting with its traditions, values and deep beliefs. It will be an unforgettable trip full of emotions, learning and, above all, a deep respect for those who have transcended. Book now and be part of an experience that transcends time and space, the celebration of the Day of the Dead in the beautiful city of Oaxaca, with Enjoy Oaxaca!


Transportation in vehicle with A/A Bilingual host Oct 30 and Nov 1 Bilingual tour guide of pantheons Pick up and drop off in the hotel lobby Activities indicated Raise “altar of the dead” 1 Traditional meal on Oct 30 Offering for the visit to the pantheons.

Important Information

  • Day 1: Markets tour and altar making(October30) Day 2: Cemeteries tour (October 31) Day 3: Tour 'Paint your Protective Animal' (November 1) You can only reserve until October 30, since you have to make your wooden figure, which is your 'Tona'.

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