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See the top attractions in Mexico City and its surrounding area on this activity-filled, 5-day, 6-night tour. Spend your first day getting to know Mexico City on a hop-on hop-off tour. During the rest of your five full days, travel to many historical and cultural sites, including the Shrine of Guadalupe , the Teotihuacan Pyramids and the cities of Cuernavaca and Taxco. This comprehensive tour is an excellent and convenient way to see the historical and cultural features of Mexico City, as well as other important destinations in central Mexico.
Day 01. ARRIVAL TRANSFER Welcome at the Mexico City's “Benito Juarez” international airport, transfer to the hotel of your choice and accommodation. Day 02. TURIBUS Breakfast. Today we travel through the history of Mexico aboard the Turibus, visiting his most representative attractions. It features up to 21 stops in which they can walk down and meet the city after a while return to it and continue the journey. If you like you can take the second tour stop connecting in the Cibeles Fountain and make your trip more complete. Return to the hotel (one day ticket) Day 03. GUADALUPE SHRINE / TEOTIHUACAN PYRAMIDS Breakfast. We will begin our journey at Mexico City visiting the Square of the three cultures, where the past and the present mix; continue to the impressive archaeological zone of Teotihuacan, to admire the monumental Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, the temple of Quetzalpapalotl, the citadel and the avenue of the dead. We will also visit an arts & crafts center. We return to Mexico City to visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of America. Day 04. XOCHIMILCO Breakfast. A panoramic Tour of the World Trade Center, the Siqueiros Cultural Polyforum, the Mexico Bullring, the Theater of the Insurgentes, the Olympic Stadium, the University City, the lava gardens of San Angel; after, visit Xochimilco, a world heritage site, to ride an Aztec boat; and then to the colonial district of Coyoacan with its XVI century mansions and the impressive paintings at the church of Saint John The Baptist. Day 05. CUERNAVACA / TAXCO Breakfast. Panoramic tour in Cuernavaca , the city of the eternal spring, to visit one of the oldest Cathedrals in America, the Palace of Cortes, its mansions and avenues. From there we will continue to the Sierra Madre to visit one of its treasures: Taxco, known as the “World Silver Capital”, and beeing a Unesco´s World Heritage site, to visit the famous Baroque parish church of Santa Prisca, its cobble stoned streets and the silver artwork of its people. Return to the hotel and rest of the day free. Day 06. PUEBLA / CHOLULA Breakfast. Visit Huejotzingo, and its XVI Century monastery of San Miguel; we will also visit the world´s largest pyramid at the archaeological zone of Cholula with its 365 churches. Continue to Puebla, Unesco´s World Heritage site, where the majority of its buildings are decorated with tiles and beautifully sculpted freestone; we will also see its majestic Cathedral at the main Square, the chapel of the Rosary, considered the eighth wonder of the art world, the convent of Santa Monica and the Onyx and Talavera ceramics factories. Return to the hotel and rest of the day free. (Available only Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday) Day 07. DEPARTURE TRANSFER Breakfast. At the time indicated, transfer to the airport to board your return flight home. End of services. NOTE: The days of operation may vary.
- Six nights in Mexico City
- Round-trip shared transfer to and from Benito Juarez International Airport
- Local English- and Spanish-speaking guide
- 2 Lunch
What's not included
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Airport transfer
- Multi-Day Trip
- Perfect introduction for first-time visitors