On the trail of Day of the Death – Small group tour

During this charming trip to Mexico, you will discover the colorful Mexican holiday “Dia de Muertos”, where the Mexicans connect with their deceased. In the pulsating metropolis Mexico City, you will enjoy a Streetfoodtour through the colorful markets, visit the floating gardens of Xochimilco and experience a “Lucha Libre” spectacle. Afterwards, you get to know the colonial cities of Mexico and experience together with a local family the traditions, far away from large tourist crowds.

Day 1
Bienvenidos a México

After your arrival in Mexico City, you will be picked up at the airport and brought to your hotel.
(Included: Transportation in air conditioned country specific vehicles)

Day 2
Mexico City and Lucha Libre

This morning you will meet your guide for the following days and start your city tour. First you explore the historic center of the city on foot. Among other things, you will get to know the huge Zócalo, the famous “Metropolitana” cathedral, the government palace, and the old post office. You will also take a walk along the “Paso de la Reforma”, one of the most important and emblematic streets in the city. At this special time of year, typical alebrijes are exhibited here, it glows orange in every corner and it smells of the death flower “Cempasuchil”.

In the evening, enjoy a spectacular wrestling show called “Lucha Libre”. This style of wrestling is very popular in Mexico and is a mix of sport and theater, creating a fun and energetic show! Many of the fighters are masked and have eccentric personalities. Choose your favorite and cheer with the crowd as fighters fly through the air with acrobatic moves, dangerous jumps and high-octane fun. After the show you will be returned to your hotel.

(Included: Entrance feesGroup tour (Max 12 PAX)Certified english speaking private guideTransportation in air conditioned country specific vehicles, Breakfast in hotel)

Day 3
Teotihuacán – Querétaro

Early in the morning you will be picked up at your hotel and visit the city of the gods, Teotihuacán, located 50 kilometers northeast of Mexico City. This archeological area is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and with 22 km² the largest ruined city in Latin America. Admire the Pyramid of the Sun and the Moon and get an impression about the actual extent of this mostly unexplored area. Then we will head north to Querétaro, where you will start your guided walking tour through the historic center. This beautiful city has also been declared an UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will get to know the Plaza de la Independencia, the Convento de la Cruz, the famous aqueduct of Querétaro and the Casa de la Marquesa, the most beautiful monument in the city.

(Included: Entrance feesGroup tour (Max 12 PAX)Certified english speaking private guideTransportation in air conditioned country specific vehicles, Breakfast in hotel)

Day 4
Querétaro: Día de Muertos with a Mexican family

A very special experience awaits you today! You will travel with your guide to a small village near Guanajuato and spend the “Día de Muertos” with a Mexican family. On the Day of the Dead, the graves in the cemeteries are lovingly decorated and many families set up gift tables (ofrendas) at home. Pictures of the deceased, marigolds, favorite dishes of the deceased, fruits, candles and incense are provided on the ofrendas to make the return attractive to the dead. The idea behind this tradition is that the living light the way for the dead so that they can come back for the night and enjoy everything that has been prepared for them. The Mexican family invites you to help design the altar and take part in the very personal ceremony. You can then accompany them to the cemetery and end the day with a delicious lunch. In the evening we return to Querétaro.

(Included: Group tour (Max 12 PAX),  Certified english speaking private guideLunch (no drink)Transportation in air conditioned country specific vehicles)

Day 5
Querétaro – Tula – Atlixco

Start early in the morning from Querétaro and make your way to Tula. There you will visit the impressive Toltec archaeological sites, known for their monumental stone sculptures, especially the famous atlases. After lunch (not included), continue your journey to Atlixco. Known for its vibrant Día de Muertos celebrations, this city is undoubtedly a magical place known for its rich history, stunning landscapes, colorful architecture and vibrant culture.

Upon arrival, visit a local cemetery decorated for Día de Muertos. Experience the colorful altars containing candles, flowers and personal items to honor the souls of the departed. The cemeteries of Atlixco are a central point of contact during the Day of the Dead. Families and friends flock to the graves of their deceased to clean, decorate and offer them their favorite foods and drinks. The cemeteries glow with a sea of ​​candlelight and flowers as people linger in loving memory of their loved ones. After visiting the cemetery, you will drive to the emblematic ancient hacienda where you will spend the night. Take time to explore the beauty and history of the Hacienda. Many of these historic properties have been magnificently restored and offer unique insights into Mexico’s colonial past.

(Included: Entrance feesCertified english speaking private guideTransportation in air conditioned country specific vehicles, Breakfast in hotel)

Day 6
Cholula – Puebla incl. Desfile de Calaveras

Start early in the morning and make your way to Cholula, a neighboring city known for its Pre-Columbian Pyramid, one of the largest pyramids in the world on which a church was built. Enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape, including the Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl volcanoes. Stroll through the charming streets and visit the historic city center with its colonial buildings, craft shops and cozy cafés. Afterwards, continue to Puebla and treat yourself to a traditional lunch (not included) at one of the city’s many excellent restaurants. Try local specialties like mole poblano or tacos arabes. Take a stroll to Puebla’s main square and visit the impressive cathedral, a masterpiece of Mexican Baroque architecture.

In the late afternoon, set off for the Desfile de Calaveras, a colorful parade that is part of the Día de Muertos celebrations. Dress in traditional Mexican clothing or as a calavera (skull) and get ready to take part in the festive atmosphere. Find a spot along the side of the road to admire the colorful parades, bands and ornate floats. The parade is a tribute to the Mexican culture and tradition of Día de Muertos. This parade with giant skeletons, colorful costumes and mariachi music: it is a lively spectacle where you can experience up close the most important and most beautiful holiday of the Mexicans.

(Included: Group tour (Max 12 PAX)Certified english speaking private guideTransportation in air conditioned country specific vehiclesEntrance fees, Breakfast in hotel)

Day 7
Mexico City – Xochimilco

This morning you set off early back to Mexico City. Another highlight of your trip to Mexico awaits you here. It’s not for nothing that Mexican cuisine has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and with our foodie guide you’ll take a tour through one of the city’s most colorful markets. We will sample some delicious snacks, wander through the flower market, and learn about the history of cuisine and food culture while being surrounded by the colors, smells, and sounds that make Mexico such a vibrant country.

This evening you will be picked up again at the hotel and off you go to Xochimilco. This is one of the places with the greatest history, culture and mysticism in Mexico City, whose characteristics have been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Its canals, chinampas and colorful trajineras transform today into the stage for the performance of “La Llorona”, a theater, dance, light and sound show. Your seat is on board a Trajinera, which goes through the canals with beautiful and atmospheric lighting to the Tlilac Lagoon, the setting of the open-air play. Travel again through the history of Mexico, from the pre-Hispanic period through the conquest and the viceroyalty to the present. At the same time, it tells the legend of La Llorona, the famous and feared female ghost, which also has its origins in pre-Hispanic times. Afterwards you will be taken back to your hotel.

(Included: Tasting of national specialties on the marketGroup tour (Max 12 PAX)Certified english speaking private guideShow La LloronaTransportation in air conditioned country specific vehiclesEntrance fees, Breakfast in hotel)

Day 8
Adíos Mexico City

Adíos and hasta pronto México! It is time to say “Adiós” to this beautiful, colourful and friendly country with its welcoming people. We hope you had a wonderful trip and we look forward to welcoming you back! At the appropriate time you will be taken to the airport where you will begin your connecting stay or your journey home. We would be happy to plan your follow-up stay together with you. Please contact us about, we will gladly assist you.

(Included: Transportation in air conditioned country specific vehicles, Breakfast in hotel)



Would you like to spend a little longer in this wonderful country? Then travel with us to the Yucatán Peninsula and experience the vibrant culture with a street food tour, unspoilt cenotes, a boat tour through Rio Lagartos and much more. Discover the colourful Yucatán.


Travel route


This Mexico group tour includes:
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Accommodation in double room with bath or shower/WC
  • All transfers to and from the airport or bus station
  • Meals according to itinerary
  • Transfers and tours in air-conditioned vehicles typical for the country
  • Entire round trip in a group (2 – 12 persons) with certified English speaking tour guide
  • All entrance fees according to the program
  • Tips for housekeeping staff and porters
  • Park and highway fees
  • Local taxes


This Mexico group tour does NOT include:
  • Personal expenses and extras in the hotels
  • Taxis and transfers NOT mentioned above
  • National flights
  • Additional meals and beverages
  • Voluntary tips for guides and drivers
  • Travel and medical insurance


General information

 General information:
  • Prices valid from a minimum number of participants of 2 people.
  • All prices are subject to availability and changes due to the service providers until a formal booking is confirmed.
  • All of the hotels will be booked in a country specific category which does not always correspond to the international standard. Please note that there is no official hotel certification system in Mexico.
  • Hotel selection is subject to availability.
  • If the aforementioned accommodations are fully booked or over booked, Buenos Dias Mexico reserves the right to replace them with equivalent hotels.
  • Día de Muertos Travelling: Día de Día de Muertos is the most important holiday of the year in Mexico and is celebrated everywhere. It is important to us that people and traditions are respected and that we participate in the celebrations respectfully. In this time of the year Mexico is in a state of emergency, so we ask for your understanding if short-term changes have to be made to the program. This journey requires a certain degree of flexibility and it is important to go with the flow and be patient.
  • The indicated duration times of the tours are always approximated because especially in big cities traffic is unpredictable. This is also why the order of the stops can sometimes be changed. For closures of attractions, as well as natural disasters and political unrest we reserve program changes. Of course we always try to offer you an equivalent replacement offer. In these cases no refunds can be made.
  • Small group travel: Please keep in mind that day trips with small groups often requires patience and understanding, because every group has a certain dynamic. Sometimes the group stops at souvenir shops and markets.
  • COVID: If, due to the current situation and the change in the color of the corona traffic lights in individual states, sights / beaches / museums / restaurants / events are closed at short notice or cannot take place, flights or buses are canceled, we offer equivalent alternatives. We cannot accept responsibility for decisions made by local governments, and no refunds or additional costs for alternative means of transport are available.



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