cultural mexico

Dia de los Muertos in Mexico City + San Miguel de Allende

Dia de los Muertos is a rich cultural holiday full of tradition and we’re going to soak it all in. We’ll explore the vibrant displays (ofrendas) honors those who have passed. With a visit to the traditional altars and a flower workshop this is an especially unique time to experience Mexico City!  Next we transfer all together to San Miguel de Allende to explore the small colonial town full of art, live music, and culture. We’ll enjoy a Mexican cooking class and a winery visit plus a visit to the Mayan Baths for a spa day!

Your 8 day trip begins in Mexico City and ends in San Miguel de Allende.

You’ll fly in to MEX and fly out of BJX. Please contact Lundy@LegitTrips.com for help with flights!

Itinerary subject to change based on discretion of trip leader or tour operator, due to weather or other extenuating circumstances.

November 1st-8th, 2024

Deposit $650

Total Trip Package $3050

All trips are priced as double occupancy. When available, solo supplements may be offered.  If you are traveling solo, it doesn’t mean you need to pay for a solo supplement, we’re happy to pair you with a roommate whenever possible.
 
*flexible payment options available for balance- to pay monthly or in a few equal installments
  • Arrival transfer from Mexico City Airport (MEX) to host hotel
  • 7 nights of 4-star accommodation at boutique hotels and private residences  
  • 7 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, & 3 Dinners, including tips, water, and 1-2 alcoholic or premium non-alcoholic beverage(s). Gratuities at meals included. 
  • Private ground transportation in licensed and insured vehicles with AC, seatbelts, comfortable seating & storage room for luggage
  • Entrance fees, tickets, and artisan fees for all activities/workshops on the itinerary 
  • Departure transfer from San Miguel de Allende
  • Bilingual Heart of Travel Tour Leader, Pau Parra, from Mexico City 
  • Dignified compensation to local guides, artists, artisans, and hosts for their talents, stories and hospitality
  • Our best local recommendations for everything the city has to explore including food & drink, museums, and more!
  • On-site professional, trained, trip host available 24/7.
  • Plus: Comprehensive travel planning, coordinated extra activities, personalized attention. Consider us your personal travel agents!

Deposits are non-refundable (but are transferable to another person or Legit Trip). Deposits may only be transferred one time and incur a $100 rebooking fee. 

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fast Facts About Mexico city

La Reforma

Paseo de la Reforma (where our hotel is located) is a wide avenue that stretches across the heart of the city. Designed in the 1806s after some of the great European boulevards. Today it is home to monuments, dining, art, nightlife, and the city's tallest building.

The Holiday

Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday to celebrate and honor the dead. The traditions are believed to help the deceased on their spiritual journey. Mexican culture believes that the dead awake to celebrate with them, so it is a joyous occasion, not a sad one.

People

More than 21 million people live in Mexico City. You'll feel it when you experience the traffic - it's part of experiencing Mexico City. It is also the largest Spanish speaking city in the world. Over 600,000 Americans live in CDMX, the largest concentration of Americans living outside the US.

Culture

Mexico City has the most museums in the world, more than 160! And most of them are free on Sundays. The city also has 100 art galleries and 30 concert halls. And it's home to the oldest University in the Americas.- UNAM, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 1

MEXICO CITY ARRIVALS

Private transfer to the hotel

Visit to Día de Muertos Altars, Altar & Flower Workshop with San Jacinto. Welcome Dinner at Tabula Rasa, “Día de Muertos”  with a Tasting Menu

O/N at Galeria Plaza Reforma

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Day 2

MEXICO CITY

Frida Kahlo Museum, private guided tour then Xochimilco Trajineras & Lunch with Live Music.

Dinner and drinks at Ling Ling .Optional Night out (bar/salsa club/nightclub in La Condesa or La Roma) 
O/N at Galeria Plaza Reforma

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Day 3

MEXICO CITY

Morning Food Tour at Mercado Jamaica followed by CDMX Historic Center Walking Tour

Evening at Leisure

O/N at Galeria Plaza Reforma

Day 4

TRANSFER FROM CDMX to SMDA

We’ll transfer together from Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende.

Lunch at Tostévere followed by San Miguel de Allende Walking Tour and a Mexican Cooking Class: Mole & Salsas.
O/N at Doña Urraca

Day 5

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE

Aristan Meet & Greet and Workshop with Mestiz 

Afternoon Winery Visit, Tasting & Lunch at Cuna de Tierra 

Evening at leisure
O/N at Doña Urraca

Day 6

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE

Free Day

Optional hot air balloon experience – $220 USD per person for a sunrise tour including breakfast

O/N at Doña Urraca

Day 7

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE

Hot springs and relaxing massages at The Mayan Baths

Farewell Dinner at Casa Arca

O/N at Doña Urraca

Day 8

DEPARTURE DAY

Private Airport Transfer for your departure flights. (The closest major airports are Guanajuato International Airport (BJX) in Guanajuato and Querétaro Intercontinental Airport (QRO) in Querétaro. Both airports are about 1.5 hours away from San Miguel de Allende).  We recommend BJX

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