In this tour to Mexico you will be able to discover the magnificence of the Aztec Empire as well as the beauty of contemporary Mexico.
In this tour you will visit some of the most incredible edifications of the ancient world, and you´ll explore some of the biggest pyramids of the world. Moreover, this tour includes a visit to Frida Kahlo´s museum and a route to the best culinary places in Mexico.
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What we love about this tour
- Visiting Frida Kahlo´s colorful house, which is now a museum.
- Witnessing how modern Mexico DF has been developed on top of the Aztec´s Tenochtitlan capital, just like modern Rome grew on top of the ancient Roman capital´s infrastructure.
- Shopping in Mexican local markets and witnessing how local artisans still use some ancient techniques to create their folkloric art.
- Mexican food! We love its taste and its variety! Try it whenever you can, wherever you can!
Day 1: Mexico City
Reception and transport from the airport to the hotel. The afternoon and the night are free. By regulation, the rooms are handed over at 1 p.m. At night, we offer as a welcome treat an optional visit to the Garibaldi Plaza, where you will enjoy a folkloric show.
Day 2: Mexico City – Basilica Of Guadalupe – Teotihuacan
Transport to the Basilica of the Virgin of Guadalupe. Time to visit and pray at the shrine, where the painting of the virgin is kept. Afterwards, the tour continues towards the archeological site of Teotihuacan, also known as the City of the Gods. Upon arrival, the guide will take us to the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon. We will also visit the pottery factory. Finally, we will return to Mexico with a previous stop at the famous Garibaldi Plaza, where we will enjoy a panoramic view. Transport to the hotel. Included lunch without beverages.
Day 3: Mexico – Xochimilco – Museum Of Frida Kahlo
Panoramic tour by the ancient and modern streets of the Mexican capital, like La Reforma Avenue, until we reach the historical center, where we will find the cathedral and the national palace. We will also visit the remains of the ancient Tenochtitlan (the Azteca capital) as well as the palace of beaux arts and other important buildings. Afterwards, we will go by the Insurgentes Avenue (the longest in America), where we will see the bull ring (the largest in the world), the theatre Los Insurgentes with its mural paintings, until we reach the University City (UNAM). Afterwards, we will arrive at Xochimilco, also known as the “Venice of America” due to its canals, which we will sail on a “trajinera” (typical boat). Finally, we will return with a previous stop at Coyoacan, where we will visit the house of Frida Kahlo, now a museum. Back to the hotel. Included lunch without beverages. Free afternoon.
Day 4: Cuernavaca – Taxco
This day we will travel by highway to Cuernavaca to look at the cathedral. We will then continue to Taxco, known as the “city of silver”, built on a mountain with rocky streets which lead to white houses with tile ceilings. We will also visit the church Santa Prisca which has gothic towers. There will be free time for shopping. Finally, we will return to Mexico.
Day 5: Mexico City
Transport to the airport.