Grand Tour of Mexico
Best of Mexico
Days : 6 | Nights : 5Mexico City , Mexico
Mexico is one of the most sought after travel destinations of 2018. With amazing cultural and heritage value, it is undoubtedly a fun travel destination, perfect for your next getaway with family.
Travel to Mexico to get a dose of the traditions and culture that this amazing country is famed for. Allow yourself to soak in the beautiful country side and the sunny landscapes. The Mexico city tour takes you to the Chapultepek which is a sprawling green park featuring some of the most interesting species of flora and fauna. It is spread over 1700 acres and is widely renowned to be one of the largest parks in the world.
The city is also home to one of the largest historical pyramids of the world. the ancient pyramid of the sun is another prominent tourist attraction and also a world heritage site. The Pyramids of Teotihuacan tour is a must visit for the tourists looking to get insight into the city’s history and cultural background.
The other cities in Mexico are also equally interesting with scores of fun tourist attractions. Like Guanajuato City tour, Guanajuato derived great wealth from its abundant silver deposits. The city is a true jewel among Mexico´s colonial cities.
Day 01: Arrival Mexico city
Arrival in Mexico City airport. Assistance and transfer to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: City Tour & Museum
Breakfast at the hotel. Get to know one of the world´s biggest and most exciting cities! Enjoy a guided visit in the historical center, listed by UNESCO as World Heritage. This interesting tour will include “The Zocalo”, the heart of the city, where you will visit the Metropolitan Cathedral, one of the oldest and largest of the Americas, and (if open) the National Palace, home of the famous murals of Diego Rivera. You will also see the ruins of the Templo Mayor, one of the most important temples of the Aztecs in their ancient capital city of Tenochtitlan. Next, we drive down the beautiful Paseo de la Reforma Avenue to arrive at Chapultepec Park, to visit the Museum of Anthropology. This museum is considered to be among the world’s finest of its kind. Here you will admire, among many other interesting treasures, the famous Aztec calendar stone. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Shrine Of Guadalupe & Pyramids Of Teotihuacan
Breakfast at the hotel. Discover Teotihuacán, ‘the place where gods were created’. Teotihuacan is one of the most impressive archaeological sites of the country. It is assumed that the city may have counted 200,000 inhabitants during its period of prosperity. In those years, Teotihuacán was the biggest city of the American continent and one of the biggest of the world. Until its inhabitants abandoned the city around the 8th century, Teotihuacan was probably the most significant and civilized cultural center of ancient Mexico. During this guided excursion you see (and climb?) the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, walk down the Avenue of the Dead, visit the Temple of Quetzalcoatl with its unique stone sculptures of plumed serpents, the Temple of the Butterflies, and the Fortresses. Before arriving back at your hotel, we make a stop at the Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe, a pilgrimage place for millions of Mexicans and people from all around the world. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Mexico - Tula - Queretaro - San Miguel
Breakfast at the hotel. Today we will leave the big city. Departure to Tula. Visit with an English speaking guide the archeological site of Tula.
Once upon a time, after the fall of Teotihuacan, Tula was the capital of the Toltecs and one of the most powerful cities of Mesoamerica. The most famous building of this archeological site is the temple of ‘Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli’, an impressive pyramid with beautiful statues of Toltec warriors (Atlantes) on top of it. We will then continue to Queretaro, an attractive city which has played a crucial role in Mexican history. In Queretaro, we will enjoy an included lunch. After a short tour around the town´s well-preserved historic center, recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage, we will go to San Miguel de Allende, one of the most beautiful colonial cities in Mexico. Let us show you the highlights of the city, including the famous “Parish of San Miguel”, the iconic church in Neo-Gothic style, with the pink, sugar-candy pointing towers. These bizarre towers were designed by an untutored Indian, Zeferino Gutierrez, in the late 19th century. In the main chapel, you will see the much-revered image of the Cristo de la Conquista, made from cornstalks and orchid bulbs by Indians in Patzcuaro in the 16th century. In the evening you will have some free time for dinner and to enjoy the night ambiance of the city. Also a great opportunity for shopping typical crafts. Overnight in the hotel in San Miguel de Allende
Day 05: San Miguel De Allende – Guanajuato
Breakfast at the hotel In the morning we will go for a short drive to the town of Atotonilco. Here we will visit the Chapel built in the XVI century. You can see the encounter and fusion of the European and Pre-Hispanic cultures in its walls and ceilings. We will continue to the town of Dolores Hidalgo, a small town where Miguel Hidalgo, father of Mexico, delivered his famous “Grito de Dolores” (Cry for Independence). This cry symbolizes the start of the Mexican independence movement in the early nineteenth century. In the evening we will arrive in Guanajuato. After check in at the hotel, we will go for a night-tour to see the illuminated center of the city. Overnight.
Day 06: Guanajuato - Mexico City Departure
Breakfast at the hotel. With its history as an important mining center, Guanajuato derived great wealth from its abundant silver deposits. The city is a true jewel among Mexico´s colonial cities. You will be surprised by its beauty, with its winding lanes, its plazuelas shaded by Indian laurels, its large variety of decorative styles, and its curious underground avenue. In the morning we will further explore the city. Enjoy sights such as the Hidalgo market, Juarez Theater, the University, the “Alley of the Kiss”, the Alhondiga de Granaditas, and the monument of El Pipila. After this, we will travel to the town of Tepotzotlan, for a short visit to this beautiful place and its impressive church (nowadays the Vice Regal Museum). Late in the afternoon we will head back to Mexico City, and transfer to the airport to catch a flight.
Days : 6 | Nights : 5