2019 "Day of the Dead" in Chiapas

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Oct 28th, 2019 12:00 am   through   Nov 5th, 2019 12:00 am

Photo by Ted McGrath

The Center for Global Justice is planning a "Day of the Dead" adventure to Chiapas this fall.  From October 28th to November 5th, a group of no more than 10 will experience the blend of indigenous and catholic ritual that entwines in this regions honoring of those that have passed.  It's a very memorable few days filled with incredible beauty and traditions unique to the region.

Sorry, the trip is currently full!

Costs include:

  • Roundtrip flights from and to Mexico City to Tuxtla.
  • Airport transportation in Chiapas.
  • Bilingual guide.
  • 8 nights hotel stay.
  • Local transportation to all planned activities.
  • Entry fees to all planned activities.

Balance due September 1st.

For more info, contact Olivia at admin@globaljusticecenter.org


Oct 28th Flight from Mexico City to Tuxtla and transportation to our hotel in San Cristobal
Oct 29th

Sumidero Canyon; an incredible natural wonder that we will explore by boat.

Universidad de la Tierra; a school in San Cristobal closely aligned with the Zapatistas' and dedicated to indigenous knowledge and skills.

Oct 30th Oventic; a Zapatista community where we will request admittance and an overview of life in the autonomous community.
Oct 31st

SIPAZ ; an international organization for peace that work relentlessly in protecting indigenous rights and bearing witness to acts that lead to greater violence.

Museo de las Trabajadoras and Textile Museum.

Nov 1st

Na Bolom; the former home of Franz and Gertrude Bolom and now a museum dedicated to the protection of the Lacandon Maya and the preservation of the Chiapas rain forest.

DESMI; a local non-profit that supports a "social economy" and many of the indigenous programs around sustainable agriculture, social justice and collective economic models.

Nov 2nd Day of the Dead activities in Chamula and Zinacantan. Breathtaking, mysterious and unforgettable.
Nov 3rd Tonina; a remarkable archeology site dating back to approximately 514AD. This early Mayan city is not as well known as Palenque, but well developed and of great historical importance, containing a "great pyramid" and many well preserved stela.
Nov 4th Alternatos, Alternative Ecological Center
Nov 5th Transfers to Tuxtla Airport for flight back to Mexico City.

  • 100% Refund for Cancellation by September 3rd
  • Cancellations between September 4th to October 15th, get an 50% refund
  • No refund as of October 16th

Deposit $ 250.00