Day of the Dead Guided Tour in Mexico City
Language: English, Spanish
Duration: 8 hours
- Get a close look at one of Mexico City's most iconic festivals.
- Pay a visit to the UNAM and marvel at the tributes to Mexico's iconic figures.
- Your guide will teach you everything you need to know about this monumental offering.
- Enjoy a night tour through the canals of Xochimilco in a trajinera.
Enjoy a tour where you can participate in one of Mexico's most important traditions, the Day of the Dead, which is celebrated on November 1st! On this tour, you will visit the UNAM, where dedicated offerings to iconic Mexican characters and family offerings are mounted each year. You will witness this offering monumental by the hand of your guide and learn about the elements that make them up.
The traditional catrinas and marigold flowers that decorate each of the scenes are visible. After this colorful visit, take a night tour through Xochimilco's canals in a trajinera. Float through the decorated canals and pass through the Chinampas, or floating gardens. You will go to a pantheon at night and admire the famous altars and their rich expressions of popular art that combine symbolism and thought, both pre-Hispanic and Catholic, around death. This tour is only offered once a year, so don't miss out!
-Roundtrip transportation from the meeting point
- Visit to UNAM
- Trajinera ride
- Ticket to the Pantheon
- Bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
-Food and drinks
- Tips (Optional)
The meeting point can be any of the following, at 6.00pm - Back of the Palace of Fine Arts (Av. Hidalgo, Centro Histórico de la Ciudad de México, Cuauhtémoc, Ciudad de México, CDMX) - Hostal Amigo (Isabel la Católica 61-A, Centro Histórico de la Ciudad de México, Cuauhtémoc, Ciudad de México, CDMX) Please note: You do not need to inform the local operator which meeting point you will go to, you can choose the one that is most suitable for you.
What to Remember
-The minimum age required to participate in this tour is 12 years old.
Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability.
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.