MEXICO CITY 48ºF - 61ºF
Welcome to Mexico. Transfer to hotel and free time. Our guide will contact you late in the afternoon.
MEXICO CITY 48ºF - 61ºF
Today we have a fantastic day acquaint ourselves with Mexico. We include a sightseeing tour of the city. We will visit the Plaza of Three Cultures, and the historic centre in which the Zócalo (main square) and its Metropolitan Cathedral stand out, the main Aztec temple, Chapultepec Park, the “Paseo de la Reforma” Avenue and the other main avenues of this impressive city. At the end of the visit we travel to the BASILICA OF GUADALUPE, the most visited Catholic temple in the Americas where the Virgin of Guadalupe is found. There we will be able to explore the old basilica dating back to the 18th Century and also the modern temple. In the afternoon we travel to the neighbourhood of XOCHIMILCO, a wonderful place with its canals and semi-floating gardens. Here we include a ride in a “trajinera”, one of the boats festooned with flowers. In the evening we include a transfer to the Plaza de GARIBALDI, with its many bars, restaurants and bars where tacos and tequila are served and the Mariachis sing. Dinner is included in a traditional restaurant.
MEXICO CITY 48ºF - 61ºF - MORELIA 55ºF - 55ºF - PATZCUARO 54ºF - 54ºF
We leave México DF, and amidst green countryside we enter the state of Michoacán. We travel to MORELIA, the splendid Michoacán capital whose center, with its magnificent cathedral, was declared UNESCO World Heritage. Time for lunch and a stroll in the center. After this, we see PATZCUARO, a pretty colonial village with its outstanding Basilica of Our Lady of Health and the house of the eleven courtyards which today is a craft center. Night in this “magical village”.
PATZCUARO 54ºF - 54ºF - TZINTZUNTZAN 54ºF - 54ºF - CHAPALA 64ºF - 64ºF - TLAQUEPAQUE 61ºF - 61ºF - GUADALAJARA 61ºF - 61ºF
We set out for the state of Jalisco. We´ll see Lake Chapala, the largest natural lake in Mexico, surrounded by mountains. CHAPALA, time for a stroll and lunch in this small touristic city by the lake. We stop in the TLAQUEPAQUE district with its picturesque streets full of shops and craftsmen. Arrival in GUADALAJARA, capital of Jalisco and birthplace of Mariachi and Tequila.
GUADALAJARA 61ºF - 61ºF
In the morning we include a visit to Guadalajara, the modern metropolis with its colonial historic center, its cathedral, its market, its Tapatía square. We will enter the Cabañas Hospice, declared Unesco World Heritage. After the visit, we will go on to the next town of TEQUILA, we include entrance to the MUNDO CUERVO distillery and will see how this famous Mexican drink is made (entrance and tasting included). After this, time for a stroll and lunch in the picturesque town of Tequila. After lunch, we return to Guadalajara.
GUADALAJARA 61ºF - 61ºF - GUANAJUATO 59ºF - 59ºF
We travel to the state of GUANAJUATO. Arrival at midday. In the afternoon we include a city tour of this very beautiful university city declared World Heritage, its steep slopes, its narrow streets, its churches, and we also include a cable car ride to admire the view from “el Pípila”.
GUANAJUATO 59ºF - 59ºF - DOLORES HIDALGO 55ºF - 55ºF - SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE 55ºF - 55ºF - QUERETARO 61ºF - 61ºF
Amidst the mountains, we will travel to DOLORES HIDALGO, the city that is the cradle of Mexican independence. Afterwards we head to SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, a beautiful city with vice regal architecture and cobbled streets declared World Heritage. Time for a stroll. In the afternoon, we visit the ATOTONILCO Sanctuary, known as the “Century of God and the Patria”, World Heritage site (sometimes it will not be possible to visit inside due to the retreats that take place there). We then go to QUERETARO, with its very beautiful colonial center, its main square, its busy restaurants and pedestrian streets.
QUERETARO 61ºF - 61ºF - TEOTIHUACAN 57ºF - 61ºF - CHOLULA 59ºF - 59ºF - PUEBLA 59ºF - 59ºF
We travel to TEOTIHUACAN, which in Nahuatl means “the place where men become gods” and is one of the most impressive cities of the ancient world. We will admire the Pyramids of the Sun and Moon, entry tickets and visit.CHOLULA, with its beautiful square, its tunnels under the pyramid and the picturesque sanctuary of Nuestra Señora de los Remedios from where you can admire the magnificent panorama. Time to have lunch. In the afternoon, we travel to the very close PUEBLA, a historic city known for its gastronomic tradition, colonial architecture and ceramics. Its great renaissance cathedral and its active zocalo (main square) stand out. Free time at leisure.
PUEBLA 59ºF - 59ºF - OAXACA 55ºF - 55ºF
We travel to the state of Oaxaca, through mountainous regions with pleasant landscapes. Arrival in OAXACA at the end of the morning - Visit included to this UNESCO World Heritage City of Aztec origin with its impressive monumental heritage. Shortly after, we go up to the site of MONTE ALBAN, which is set deep in a 400-metre mountain above the Valley of Oaxaca – entry tickets and visit are included. This is the most magnificent of the Zapotec cities. Free time in Oaxaca, an extremely beautiful colonial city which is full of life.
OAXACA 55ºF - 55ºF - SAN PABLO VILLA DE MITLA 55ºF - 55ºF - TUXTLA GUTIERREZ 63ºF - 63ºF
We leave for SAN PABLO VILLA DE MITLA, a magical town. We allow time for a walk together to the Church of San Pablo dating back to the Sixteenth Century and through its beautiful rustic streets. We continue our route in the sierras of Oaxaca towards the Isthmus. Lunch is included en route. At the end of the afternoon, we arrive in TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, the capital of the state of Chiapas.
TUXTLA GUTIERREZ 63ºF - 63ºF - SUMIDERO CANYON - CHIAPA DEL CORZO - ZINACANTAN 43ºF - 43ºF - SAN JUAN DE CHAMULA 43ºF - 43ºF - SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS 46ºF - 46ºF
We see the CAÑON DEL SUMIDERO, on a boat we sail up this impressive canyon almost 1 km deep and 14 km long. Then we take a stroll in CHIAPA DEL CORZO, a colonial site of tradition and culture. After this, we go further into the Mayan culture and visit beautiful villages inhabited by the Tzotziles Indians. In ZINACANTAN we can admire the dresses of the women and the beautiful shops and weaving workshops. In SAN JUAN CHAMULA we will be surprised by its church which mixes Christianity with pre-columbine traditions in its rites. Continuation to SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, arrival at lunchtime. Afternoon free in this very beautiful colonial city founded in 1528.
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS 46ºF - 46ºF - MEXICO CITY 48ºF - 61ºF
ransfer From San Cristóbal to the Tuxtla Gutierrez airport. We take flight to México City (included). Arrival, transfer from the airport to the hotel and accommodation
MEXICO CITY 48ºF - 61ºF
Breakfast. End of our services. Transfer from the hotel to the airport not included.
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