From Mexico City: Day of the Dead Tour in San Andres Míxquic

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Experience the Mixquic Dia de Muertos cultural festival with this guided tour. Celebrate the Day of the Dead with traditional food and drinks, and see candles and flowers set on colorful offerings.


  • Immerse yourself in vibrant Day of the Dead decorations in San Andrés Mixquic
  • Discover the ancient Aztec roots of the Mexican holiday that honors the deceased
  • Witness heartfelt Dia de Muertos altars adorned with colorful skulls and photos
  • Learn about the elements and traditions that go into making an elaborate altar
  • Observe Mexican families gathering in cemetery grounds at decorated graves


Celebrate Dia de Muertos, a UNESCO-recognized Mexican holiday, on a guided tour from Mexico City to San Andrés Mixquic. Witness altars with figurines and colorful skulls representing the cycle of life and death. Visit cemeteries with decorated graves, ready to receive the spirits of the dead. Board a vehicle and set off for San Andrés Mixquic, one of the seven original villages in the Tláhuac Delegation, where your Mixquic Dia de Muertos tour commences. Once there, visit the historic center of San Andrés Mixquic to admire the Day of the Dead decorations. As you stroll through beautifully adorned and colorful streets, delve into the origins of this celebration. Learn how during the Aztec era, the living already honored their loved ones in a very special way. Pass by the San Andrés Apóstol Church and witness various Dia de Muertos altars – each featuring features skulls and photographs commemorating deceased family members. Learn about the process of preparing these small shrines, as each one has its own unique ritual. Learn about the great significance Dia de Muertos holds for Mexican families. See parents, grandparents, siblings, and other relatives, near or distant, come together in cemeteries to remember those they once shared their lives with. Gain an insight into the customary practices that take place in candle-lit cemeteries to honor the memory of the departed. After immersing yourself in the traditions of this special holiday, get back to the vehicle and relax on the way back to Mexico City.


Transportation in a private vehicle Local guides Typical Day of the Dead fare: pan de muerto and atole

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  • IMPORTANT: If you plan to book less than 48 hours before the tour, please confirm availability with us beforehand. Otherwise, if we cannot accommodate your participation, your booking will be canceled with a full refund. CONTACT: Please provide a valid contact phone number with the international prefix as our guide may need it for pickup. Please ensure it's available on the day of the tour. Alternatively, if we cannot find and reach you, the tour will be considered a no-show.

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