In this tour to Mexico you will be able to discover the perfect blend of the Spanish, the Mayan and Aztec´s cultures as well exploring world famous Mexican food.
Mexico has been well known for its Colonial tradition as well as for being the heart of the Aztec´s Empire and the Mayan civilization. In this tour to Mexico you will enjoy the most impressive sites of this cultural heritage. You will also enjoy local Mexican cuisine, a blend between local traditions and the European gourmet trends.
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What we love about this tour
- Visitng Cholula, the highest pyramid in America, which was used as a place to worship the god Quetzalcoatl.
- Shoping in Mexico´s various artisan markets and buying handmade jewelry and folk art.
- Las “quesadillas” prepared with of local cheese at “Las Danzantes” terrace, an exquisite restaurant in one of Mexico´s most beautiful neighborhoods.
- Being at Tula, the place where Quetzalcoatl´s myth, a cornerstone in Aztec mythology, was born.
- Exploring the Frida Kahlo´s museum and witnessing her genius!
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: Puebla – Cholula
We will visit the archeological site of Cholula to watch the biggest pyramid of America. Afterwards, we will visit Puebla, considered by the UNESCO a World Heritage; where we will visit the cathedral, the main square with other churches. Finally, we will visit the chapel del Rosario. In the afternoon, we will return to the hotel in Mexico.
Day 6: Tula – Tepotzotlan
This day we will visit Tula, a mythological city for the Aztecas, considered the heir of the Teotihuacan culture and birthplace of the myth of Quetzalcoatl. In the basalt rock columns, one can see the gigantic warriors with shields and spears, known as the atlantes of Tula. Afterwards, we will visit the National Museum of the Viceroyalty, former Jesuit School of Francisco Javier, which has the largest jewel of the baroque-colonial architecture, its façade carved in green stone, and the amazing altarpieces carved in wood with 24k gold. Finally, we will return to Mexico.
Day 7: Mexico City
Free day for shopping or visiting optional places.
Day 8: Mexico City
Transport to the airport. Possible connections to other Mexican sites.