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Miahuatlán Market, Mezcal, & Día de los Muertos Preparations

  • Miahuatlán de Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca Mexico (map)

6 spots available! To reserve your space write to us at


  • Personalized guide and translation service by a native English speaker
  • Comfortable transportation round trip from Oaxaca city (2 hours each way)
  • Quick breakfast of antojitos, little local snacks at our favorite roadside comedor
  • Visit to Miahuatlán market; this is a día de plaza, when people from the surrounding communities come to the market to buy and sell goods: organic and heirloom vegetables from their fields, wild honey, freshly baked bread, traditional mezcal, and handmade tortillas
  • Visit to a local bakers making pan de muerto, the traditional bread consumed during Día de los Muertos
  • Visit to a traditional mezcal palenque, where we learn about the process and history of the mezcal of the region directly from the producing family
  • Tasting of traditional mezcal made on site   
  • A chance to purchase mezcal directly from the producers (price not included), our help packing it for travel
  • Farm to table lunch of local delicacies prepared by a cocinera tradicional
  • Drinking water and light snacks
  • Donation to future community youth center