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Inviting the Souls: The Start of Día de Muertos in Miahuatlán

  • Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz, Oaxaca Mexico (map)

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Join us in experiencing the beginning of the Day of the Dead season in the Sierra Sur of Oaxaca. We visit two graveyards in this mezcal producing region to invite the souls to return for this year´s celebration and learn about the rich history in this region. Afterwards we visit a traditional mezcal palenque and enjoy a farm to table lunch prepared by a cocinera tradicional.


  • 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 two graveyards to invite the souls, marking the beginning of Day of the Dead in the Sierra Sur of Oaxaca

  • Visit to a traditional mezcal palenque, learning about the process and history of the mezcal of the region directly from the producing family (copper distillation)

  • 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

Earlier Event: October 8
Private Outing
Later Event: October 16
Private Outing