8695
Mexico
Dia De Los Muertos in Oaxaca
Learn about cultural heritage, archeological treasures, the Palace of Cortes and participate in an ancient ritual as you celebrate the Day of the Dead in Oaxaca.
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14 days
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14 days
13 nights
37 meals
13 B 12 L 12 D
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DAY
1
In Transit to Program
Cuernavava, Morelos
D
Hotel Posada Quinta las Flores

Dinner: At hotel restaurant

DAY
2
Cuernavaca City Excursion, Mexican History Lecture
Cuernavava, Morelos
B,L,D
Hotel Posada Quinta las Flores

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Program orientation followed by city excursion in Cuernavaca with the opportunity to visit historical buildings

Lunch: In a local restaurant

Afternoon: City excursion continues. Afternoon Lecture: "Mexican History". 6:30 pm Social Hour before dinner.

Dinner: At hotel restaurant

DAY
3
Xochicalo Archaeological Site, Current Mexico
Cuernavava, Morelos
B,L
Hotel Posada Quinta las Flores

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Field trip to Xochicalo, archaeological site

Lunch: In a local restaurant in Cuernavaca

Afternoon: Field trip continues. Lecture: "Mexico's Economic, Political and Present Situation" at 5:30 pm prior to dinner.

Dinner: Free Option

DAY
4
Transfer to Oaxaca, Walking the City Center
Oaxaca
B,L,D
Hotel Casa Conzatti

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Depart by bus to Oaxaca city (approx 5.5Hrs). On the way the group will have an oportunity to stop at Zone of the Reserva de la Biosfera Tehuacan-Cuicatlan, near the town of Zapotitlán Salinas. The cactus forest here is unique for its large number of endemic cactuses and its rich birdlife”

Lunch: Lunch will be served at a restaurant near the Zone of the Reserva de la Biosfera Tehuacan-Cuicatlan,

Afternoon: Walking excursion to Oaxaca historical city center.

Dinner: At hotel restaurant

Evening: Group activity: Celebrating "Dia de Muertos" (Day of the Dead)

DAY
5
Dia de Los Muertos, Monte Alban, San Miguel Cemetery
Oaxaca
B,L,D
Hotel Casa Conzatti

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Lecture: "Day of the Dead Observances From Past to Present". Field trip to Monte Alban archaeological site.

Lunch: In a local restaurant

Afternoon: Excursion ot Market and Chocolate Factory

Dinner: At hotel restaurant

Evening: Dia de Muetos activity: visit San Miguel cemetary.

DAY
6
Oaxaca History, Xoxo Cemetery & Arrazola, Cuilapan
Oaxaca
B,L,D
Hotel Casa Conzatti

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Lecture: "Overview of 3000 Years of History of Oaxaca" Field trip to Xoxo Cemetery and Arrazola

Lunch: In a local restaurant

Afternoon: Visit Cuilapan monastery and site museum

Dinner: In a local restaurant

Evening: Group Activity: Celebrating "Dia de Muertos".

DAY
7
Milta Archaeology Site, Teotitlan, Santa Maria del Tule
Oaxaca
B,L,D
Hotel Casa Conzatti

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Field trip to Milta Archaeological Site.

Lunch: In a local restaurant in Oaxaca

Afternoon: Field Trip: Teotitlan del Valle y Santa Maria del Tule

Dinner: At hotel restaurant

Evening: Group activity: Celebrating "Dia de Los Muertos" (Day of the Dead)

DAY
8
The Ocotlan Route, Coyotepec, Jalieza & Ocotlan
Oaxaca
B,L,D
Hotel Casa Conzatti

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Field trip to Ocotlan Route (Coyotepec, Jalieza and Ocotlan)

Lunch: In a local restaurant

Afternoon: Field trip continues.

Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant.

DAY
9
Magic Hands of Oaxaca, Santo Domingo Museum, La Guelaguetza
Oaxaca
B,L,D
Hotel Casa Conzatti

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Lecture: The Magic Hands of Oaxaca. Excursion: Santo Domingo Museum.

Lunch: In a local restaurant

Afternoon: Video "Juárez" at hotel

Dinner: Dinner at Local Restaurant

Evening: Group Activity: La Guelaguetza Show

DAY
10
Legends and Traditions of Oaxaca
Oaxaca
B,L,D
Hotel Casa Conzatti

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Lecture: "Legends and Traditions of Oaxaca"

Lunch: In a local restaurant

Afternoon: Free Time

Dinner: Dinner at hotel restaurant.

DAY
11
Transfer to Tlaxcala, Historic Center of Tlaxcala City
Tlaxcala
B,L,D
Posada San Francisco

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Depart by motorcoach to Tlaxcala (approx 5 hours)

Lunch: Box lunch at hotel

Afternoon: Check in at hotel. Walking City tour to the Historic Center of Tlaxcala

Dinner: At hotel restaurant

DAY
12
Cacaxtla Archaeological Site
Tlaxcala
B,L,D
Posada San Francisco

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Field trip to Cacaxtla archaeological site.

Lunch: In a local restaurant

Afternoon: Free time

Dinner: At hotel restaurant

DAY
13
Huamantla, Market and Bull Fight Museum,Farewell Dinner
Tlaxcala
B,L,D
Posada San Francisco

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Field trip to Huamantla famous Puppetry Art Center and to Market and Bull Fight Museum.

Lunch: In a local restaurant

Afternoon: 3:00 - 7:00 pm Free time.

Dinner: Farewell Dinner /Closing at hotel restaurant.

DAY
14
Program Concludes
Tlaxcala
B

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: The program ends with early morning departure to the airport in Mexico City. (Departure from Hotel immediately after 7:30 am breakfast.)