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Day of The Dead Night Tour
Activities in Mexico City

Day of The Dead Night Tour

  • English English
  • 8 hours

We currently don’t have any scheduled dates for this activity.

Do you plan to visit Mexico City in Autumn? If you're here on the 1st of November, don't miss one of its greatest traditions: the Day of the Dead. Do you dare to listen to the grisliest of the Aztec stories?

Day of The Dead Night Tour

The Day of the Dead in Mexico City is a unique experience. On this night tour you'll enjoy one of the most popular holidays of the year for Mexicans, visiting a pantheon by candlelight and cruising along the canals of Xochimilco on the famous trajinera boats.

Having picked you up from the centre of the city, we take you on a most special adventure. We first head to a pantheon full of candles, where the tour will pass through tombs and altars, all garlanded with cempasúchil branches, better known as the 20 petalled flower and which has a sad love story behind it. And don't be perturbed, as between the gravestones you will also see earthenware pots full of traditional food, and decorative sugar skulls, in honour of family members residing in the beyond...

To continue we'll take a cruise along the Xochimilco canals in a traditional trajinera boat, a kind of gondola common in the region, where we will tour the famous floating gardens or ‘chinampas’. There, your guide will speak to you about Mexican legends, such as that of Llorona, whose spirit is said to inhabit these waters... perhaps we will be able to hear her spine-chilling cries...

Having learnt all about the Day of the Dead, we'll return to the start point.


Per person
US$ 52.50
  • Per person

    US$ 52.50

More Information


8 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


English speaking expert guide.

Xochimilco trajinera cruise.

Not included

Hotel pick up.

Food and drink.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (12:00 AM local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Is it suitable for children?

    A - Yes.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 52.50
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

We currently don’t have any scheduled dates for this activity.

Meeting point

Behind the Palacio de Bellas Artes, on Avenida Hidalgo.


Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.