Oaxaca – Day of the Dead Festival

Travel to Day of the Dead with Discover Corps on an unforgettable 6 day all-inclusive tour!

Experience the iconic Day of the Dead festivities & be immersed in Oaxacan culture!

As a Discover Corps guest, you’re in for an experience. We’ll show you a side of Oaxaca that only locals see while engaging in all of the festivities around Day of the Dead!

Over the course of six days, we’ll combine visits to all of the must-see sites including the archeological ruins of Monte Alban with cultural experiences involving local weavers, potters, distillers and, of course, those bringing the emerging Oaxacan cuisine onto the map. We’ll also join local families to take part in their Day of the Dead ceremonies while immersing ourselves in the heart of the city’s most impressive parades & performances.

  • Unique behind-the-scenes experiences and access to the best of Day of the Dead
  • A curated itinerary that take you to all of the must-see sights of Oaxaca
  • Boutique 4-star lodging in the historic center of Oaxaca City
  • Super small groups to allow for unique opportunities & access to events
  • All-inclusive pricing covers most meals, lodging, expert guides, and excursions – hassle free!
  • Full-service travel support from our U.S.-based headquarters

Hear from Past Travelers

We had watched the movie Coco together as a family which really sparked our interest in Oaxaca and Day of the Dead. Being in Oaxaca during this festival was one of the most memorable experiences we have had together as a family. The city just comes to life and the depth of traditions is really amazing. I highly recommend checking it out!!

Michelle T.

Philadelphia, PA

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