Day of the Dead 2019
"The Soul of Mexico Tour"
10.29.19 // 11.03.19

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Six Days - 10.29.19 // 11.03.19

The Day of the Dead Celebration is a breathtaking experience in the highlands of Mexico. Both a deep spiritual, ancestral pilgrimage and a massive party – The Soul of Mexico experience will take you within the powerful traditions and lively celebration that make up the Day of the Dead. Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime experience in the pristine Lake Pátzcuaro region for a seven-day adventure that will take you from mountaintops to bustling markets, traditional Mexican kitchens to candlelit cemeteries on the Night of All Souls. Epic mountain landscapes, vibrant colors and decadent flavors will leave any traveler with a refreshed understanding of Mexico and what Dia de los Muertos is really about. 

Let's live happily,
and die
smiling

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • INDIGENOUS TRADITIONS, HISTORY & MEALS
  • Ex-Hacienda Porumbo XVIII century (eco-resort)
  • Ancestral  food prepared by regional experts (vegan and organic options)  
  • Local, bilingual guides who know the best spots
  • Meet Artesans and explore traditional art techniques
  • Discover La Plaza Grande in Patzcuaro
  • Mezcal factory tour
  • Pulque & Cacao Tasting
  • Dive into a enormous crowded open-air market
  • Travel by boat to the island of Janitzio
  • Archeological & untouched Sites
  • Traditional Altar Making Guided by locals
  • The ultimate Noche de Muertos experience including 3+ cemeteries 
  • Private transport to enjoy the ride in style
  • Plenty of free time to explore on your own
  • Traditional cooking workshops 

TOUR DETAILS

  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Arrival/Departure City: Morelia
  • Group size: Max 16
  • Age Requirements: 18+ any traveler under 18 is required to be accompanied by a parent/guardian
  • Transportation: Private vehicle, walking
  • Accommodation: Hacienda Purumbo Eco-Resort (5 nights)
  • Guides: Two full-time, bilingual, local guides will facilitate the trip and ensure travelers have a blast.
  • Meals: All meals are provided during the tour. Vegetarian options are available.


The Soul Of Mexico Tour

OCT 29- NOV 3
$ 1599 Early Bird until August 15th
  • ALL TRANSPORTATION WITHIN MEXICO
    (flight not included)
  • ACCOMMODATIONS AND FOOD INCLUDED
  • PURHEPECHA CULINARY EXPERIENCE
  • VISIT CEMETERIES & ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES
  • MEZCAL & OPEN AIR MARKET TOURS
  • LOCAL GUIDES, MUSIC, FESTIVALS & MORE
ALL INCLUSIVE

EMAIL     echeriwoods@gmail.com     FOR SUPER EXTENDED PAYMENT PLAN!

Discover Traditions

Learn the traditions surrounding Day of the Dead that only natives are familiar with. Visit little known hideouts and celebrations that open the mind into what being a local is all about.

Get Off the Beaten Path

Echeri wants travelers to see the real Mexico - a beautiful, rugged, profound place filled with more adventure than you could ever live out. Let's go to the places only locals know. Let's visit little-known hideouts and paths that will open your mind into what being a local is all about.

Our Guides:
The Best of Both Worlds

Echeri has the unique advantage of having an American and Native Mexican guide on every tour. This means travelers will have the cultural context & native English fluency paired with the expert knowledge of locals.This expertise allows travelers to get into the places only locals are familiar with, and have a deep understanding as provided by a native English speaker.

Unwind in Style

The rustic chic of our guests accommodations provides the ideal blend of traditional Mexican artwork & beauty with the comforts of home. The hospitality of Mexican communities truly needs to be experienced to be understood.

Connect with Native Communities

As travelers will learn during their visit, portions Day of the Dead traditions originated in native communities. Travelers will meet natives, learn to cook traditional food & appreciate the depth of the Purhepecha culture in the Lake Patzcuaro region.

Visit Ancient Ruins

The beautiful ruins located in Tzintzuntzan (pronounced: Sin-Soon-Sahn) will be appreciated by candlelight during the Day of the Dead's nocturnal festivities. The ancient history juxtaposed with a modern-day fiesta cannot be missed.

Mezcal Factory Tour

Also known as tequila's rad cousin, Mezcal is a distilled liquor made in small batches from specific species of agave. During this tour, you'll meet the producers of mezcal and learn about the process and tradition behind this drink - and sample a glass (or four).

About us

Echeri was created in 2010 to be a part of the restoration & empowerment of the Pueblos Originarios (native peoples) and people of color in Central Mexico—focusing on children, teenagers & young families through modern methodologies such as the scientific method, artistic & cultural investigation of ancestral practices, uses & customs including fair trade, natural medicine and handmade goods.

Our final goal is to create a world where equity & economic development of the Pueblos Originarios and people of color will be a generator of wellbeing with a motor that is fueled by women and Young people.

You can support & grow with us by joining us for one of our experiential learning trips or workshops—we provide trips focused on cultural immersion, sustainability & environmental restoration, & adventure travel. If you’re looking for a way to help us, but aren’t sure if a trip is right for you—check out the Echeri Fair Trade Store to find beautiful handmade goods. Any purchase from the Echeri Fair Trade Store directly supports an artesan in Michoacan.

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