DAY 1 – MEXICO CITY (INCL.DINNER)
Arrive to Mexico City Airport and transfer to hotel. Enjoy a welcome dinner at a popular restaurant.
DAY 2 – MEXICO CITY AND NEIGHBORHOODS.(INCL. BREAKFAST, LUNCH)
Today you will have a complete visit to this great city that includes the Historical District to view the Constitution Plaza or Zocalo, The Metropolitan Cathedral and the archaeological site of Templo Mayor. The National Palace to admire the famous murals of Diego Rivera. Today you will also visit Chapultepec park and the Anthropology Museum. You will also explore some of the most interesting neighborhoods as the charming San Angel and Coyoacan.
DAY 3 – MEXICO CITY, TEOTIHUACAN PYRAMIDS, THE GUADALUPE SHRINE (INCL. BREAKFAST, LUNCH)
Explore the Plaza of Three cultures, where Aztec, Spanish Colonial and contemporary elements combine to create a wonderful, multi-faceted atmosphere. Next, discover the archaeological site of Teotihuacan and take in the grandeur of its great pyramids, temples and avenues. After lunch return to Mexico City for a visit to the celebrated Guadalupe Shrine, one of the most visited Catholic pilgrimage sites worldwide.
DAY 4 – CUERNAVACA, TAXCO (INCL. BREAKFAST, LUNCH)
Venture outside Mexico City for a short trip to Cuernavaca. Known as the “City of Eternal Spring,” it houses important landmarks such as the Cortez Palace and the Cathedral, one Mexico’s oldest buildings. Next, stroll through the narrow streets amid the colonial buildings of Taxco. This silver mining city teems with old-style charm. See the gold-plated altars of the Santa Prisca church and visit the La Borda Plaza. After lunch at a local restaurant, return to Mexico City for an afternoon of leisure.
DAY 5 – CHOLULA, PUEBLA (INCL. BREAKFAST, LUNCH)
Today, discover some of the marvelous attractions that surround Mexico City. Travel through picturesque pine country to Cholula, a significant ceremonial center of the pre-Hispanic period. Along the way, watch for a fantastic view of the legendary Ixtacihuatl and Popocatepetl volcanoes. In Cholula, see the church that sits atop one of the world’s largest pyramids before heading to the city of Puebla for more of Mexico’s architectural treasures.
DAY 6 – MEXICO CITY, COYOACAN, XOCHIMILCO (INCL. BREAKFAST)
Tour the delightful neighborhood of Coyoacan. Once a distinct town, it is now a part of Mexico City. The home of historical Spanish conqueror, Hernan Cortez is located here, now a government office. Visit La Casa Azul, or The Blue House, a museum devoted to the celebrated Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. En route to Xochimilco, stop at the Universidad Autonoma de Mexico to admire the murals of Juan O’Gorman. Once in Xochimilco, board a trajinera to navigate through the area’s beautiful canals. Return to the hotel and spend your last evening in Mexico City at your leisure.
DAY 7 – RETURN FLIGHT (INCL. BREAKFAST)
Say farewell with breakfast at the hotel then transfer to the airport.