Mixquic Day of the Dead Celebration from Mexico City

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  • 11 hr

Mixquic is a town that symbolizes the essence of the ritual of death and it's well-known for hosting a very traditional Day of the Dead celebration. On this day trip, you'll get to visit this town and admire how the locals enjoy this important day. See colorful altars and dancers and learn all about the way locals receive their deceased relatives and friends in a totally unique ritual. Your tour includes transport and a professional guide.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Mexitours

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Stop At: Mixquic

you will witness the Day of the Dead celebration that takes place in the town every year. Mixquic locals enjoy this important event as they set out beautiful carpets of sawdust, cempasuchil flowers, prehispanic dances and colorful altars in order to honor the deceased. This is one of the most important celebrations in Mexico because families gather to visit the cemetery and decorate the tombs of their deceased family, putting offerings conformed by fruit, water, salt, a typical bread called "pan de muerto", candles and more. Along with your guide, you'll walk along the town and learn all about the importance of this day and how locals honor the dead in a totally unique ritual. You will truly experience and live the Mexican culture. You will also have the chance to try traditional foods (not included) and take memorable pictures of this once-in-a-lifetime experience. You'll get a chocolate skull during the tour to savor and remember this day.

Duration: 11 hour
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