Day of the Dead Fiesta 2017

Celebrate life with a traditional Day of the Dead Fiesta!

A proven success. A star programme!

 

2017

If you want to grasp Spanish in a short time, this is the ideal choice. At the end of the course, you will not only be able to comprehend and speak Spanish in your daily life but you will also get to know the Spanish culture better through extra activities. ASLI Spanish Language Institute celebrates the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos), with an all-inclusive package from Oct. 28 to Nov. 4, 2017. Come and experience this enchanting time and place in Mexico. The country’s extraordinary Day of the Dead has been recognized by UNESCO since 1995 as part of the world’s intangible heritage. Come celebrate with us this fall in Cuernavaca/Ocotepec.

Tuition – $950 per person

  • Single room and exclusive bathroom!
  • 5 days of conversational Spanish immersion for all levels. Personalized attention.
  • Includes: Spanish classes; textbook; accommodation; 3 meals daily; transportation to and from school; outings (see below).
  • Outings: Downtown walking tour; Tepoztlán; Presentation of Day of the Dead activities in Ocotepec; family altars in Ocotepec; Jardín Borda exhibitions of the famous Catrinas; Cortés Palace and Diego Rivera mural; Taxco (silver town); salsa classes; Robert Brady Museum

Does not include: Laundry; private driver for Mexico City Airport pickup; personal expenses

Schedule: 

Day 1 Saturday October 28, 2017 

Coming into Mexico City terminal, shuttle to Cuernavaca (on your own) – $15.

You can order a school car and driver to pick you up directly at the terminal – $90 for one or two people arriving together.

Welcome dinner with your Mexican family. Practice your conversation!

 

Day 2 Sunday October 2
9

8:00 am – Breakfast with your Mexican family

10:30 am – Walking Tour Cuernavaca:

  • Visit Jardín Borda
  • La Catedral
  • Museo de Arte Contemporáneo
  • Casa Spencer
  • Lunch at “La India Bonita”
  • Palacio de Cortes
  • Murales de Diego Rivera

7 p.m. Main meal with your Mexican Family

Day 3 Monday October 30

8:00 am Breakfast with your Mexican family
9:00am – 12:00 pm Spanish Class
12:00 pm 1:00 pm “What is Day of the Dead”
1:00 pm Cooking Class
5:00 pm Salsa Class
7:30 pm  Main meal with your Mexican Family

Day 4 Tuesday October 31
8 a.m. – Breakfast with your Mexican family
9 a.m.- 12:00pm – Spanish Classes
2:00pm- Departure to Tepoztlán. We will travel to this charming town .Your family will send a packed lunch.  One of the main attractions of this mountain village is the market. Tepoztlán is also known as a mystical center, and its surrounding mountains are full of magnetic qualities. Climb the Tepozteco, if you choose to visit the mountain top temple.
7 p.m. –  Main meal with your Mexican Family.

Day 5 Wednesday November 1 *****

8:00 am Breakfast with your Mexican family
9:00am – 12:00 pm Spanish Class
12:30pm – Visit the Brady House, Casa de la Torre, with its eclectic art collection housed in the 16th-century former home of the bishop.
3:00 Main Meal with your Mexican Home
5:00 Visit the Day of the Dead activities in Ocotepec, a nearby village, accompanied by the school and your Mexican family.  The family altars are unforgettable.

Day 6 Thursday November 2
8 a.m. – Breakfast with your Mexican family
9 a.m.- 12:00pm – Spanish Classes
Day 6,
8 a.m. – Breakfast with your Mexican family
9 a.m.- 12:00pm – Spanish Classes
12:00-6:00 A full afternoon in Taxco, Mexico’s silver capital, which is nestled in the mountains in a charming colonial setting. The town’s winding cobblestone streets, whitewashed houses with red tile roofs, and its impressive Santa Prisca Church all combine to make Taxco a lovely and picturesque town. There is an amazing selection of silver here. Your host family will pack you a lunch.
6 p.m. – Return to Cuernavaca.
7:00 pm – Main meal with your Mexican Family.

Day 7 Friday November 3
8 a.m. – Breakfast with your Mexican family
9 a.m.- 12:00pm – Spanish Classes
12:00 Xochicalco y Vista Hermosa
7:00 pm – Main meal with your Mexican Family.

Day 8 Saturday November 4
Return to Mexico City from Cuernavaca (by Pullman de Morelos Shuttle $15)You can order a school car and driver to pick you up from your Mexican family directly to the airport– $90 for one or two people departing together.

 

 

¡Hasta La Vista!

 

 

 

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