Day Of The Dead Giant Kite Festival Cultural Experience

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
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  • Departure Details :
    Panajachel, Guatemala
    Traveler pickup is offered
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Experience one of the most unique cultural experiences in Guatemala. This is a family friendly day of viewing the giant kites, enjoying local food and music, and exploring the significance behind this special event. Your local guide will share with you the customs and traditions, and allow you to have a deep understanding of the Day of the Dead.


All entrance fees included

Informative, friendly and professional guide

Seasonal Offer

Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

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Come discover the magic of Guatemala on this unique cultural tour. Experience and learn about the customs and rituals behind the Day of the Dead celebrations. The giant kites of Sumpango Sacatepquez are believed to keep away evil spirits and communicate with the dead, and they are masterpieces that take great skill and patience to complete. Learn about the history of Day of the Dead, personal shrines to the dead, and the kite making ritual. Design and build your own shrine to the dead if you wish. These are to welcome the spirits of those special people in your past. Fly your own kite if you want to really be a part of the experience.

Youwillalso visit the local cemetery where families gather around the graves of family members. The family gatherings are joyous occasions in which they remember those who have passed on from this world.


Cultural experience tour

Transport by minivan (if option selected)


Food and drinks

Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)


Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A minimum of 4 people per booking is required

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Not wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands