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Join us a traditional mezcal producing community in the Sierra Sur of Oaxaca in celebrating Day of the Dead by saying farewell to the visiting souls and doing a tamal crawl, sampling tamales at various homes.
Personalized guide and translation service by a native English speaker
Comfortable transportation round trip from Oaxaca city (2 hour each way)
Quick breakfast of antojitos, little local snacks at our favorite roadside comedor
Visit to graveyard and bid farewell to the souls
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
Tasting of tamales from the homes of cocineras tradicionales, the preferred food to serve guests during the celebration and visits to family altars
Drinking water and light snacks
Donation to future community youth center