Viceregal Cities - 7 Days Tour

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On this tour you can visit colonial cities such as: Queretaro, San Miguel Allende, Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Zacatecas, Guadalajara, Tequila, Patzcuaro, Morelia and Mexico City, some of them a world heritage site where you will discover beautiful facades, residences of Artists and intellectuals and buildings that go from Baroque to Neo-Gothic.
ItineraryDay 1: Mexico City - Queretaro - San Miguel de Allende Stop At: Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, San Miguel de Allende, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastDeparture towards to Queretaro City which has been called “World Patrimony”, we will visit the Aqueduct, the Ex Convent of the Cross and its beautiful Historical Center. We will continue towards San Miguel de Allende, a preferred place by artist, intellectuals and famous for its buildings which go from the baroque to the gothic style, among which stand out the Paroch of Saint Michael the Archangel which is the symbol of the city. Like many other places of interest there is the Saint House of Loreto’s Chapel, the Conception Convent, Saint Francisco Church and the Allende Institute. We recommend visiting the beautiful streets, the traditional coffee shops and restaurants. Lodging. Duration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at San Miguel de Allende, Class P, Hotels Real de Minas or Casa Primavera. Day 2: San Miguel de Allende - Dolores Hidalgo - GuanajuatoStop At: Juarez Theater (Teatro Juarez), Guanajuato, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastBreakfast at the Hotel. Departure towards the City of Dolores Hidalgo; birthplace of Mexico’s Independence where the Priest Don Miguel Hidalgo, in the year 1810, declared the called “Grito de Independencia” which means Shout of Independence of Mexico. The House and Museum of this National Hero is located in this beautiful City, also is the birthplace of Jose Alfredo Jimenez who is one of the most famous composer in the world. Departure towards the beautiful City of Guanajuato which has been honored “Patrimony of the World” and where the Cervantino International Fest takes place every year. In the afternoon, we shall enjoy this wonderful City full of squares and narrow streets called “callejones” which has interesting places that are worth to be known as: the Juarez Theatre, the University, the romantic Kiss Street, the House and Museum of Diego Rivera (well known as an artist and painter). This City is the only one in Mexico which has underground streets and avenues. As an optional attraction (not included), we recommend walking by the streets called “Callejoneada”. It is customary to walk through these narrow streets accompanied by a musical group of students, generally you sing under the moonlight or another option is to visit the Museum of Quijote or the Museum of the Mummies. Lodging. Duration: 24 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at Guanajuato, Class P, Hotels Misión Guanajuato or Hotel Guanajuato.Day 3: Guanajuato - Zacatecas Stop At: Catedral de Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastBreakfast at the Hotel. We will depart to Zacatecas, a beautiful Mine City, the facades of its houses are carved in pink stones and its Cathedra is the most outstanding example of the Mexican Baroque. We will enjoy the panoramic view of its Historical Center and also, we visit the “Eden’s Mine”. It is optional (not included) to visit the Museum of Rafael and Pedro Coronel and Francisco Goitia. Lodging.Duration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at Zacatecas, Class P, Hotel Emporio. Day 4: Zacatecas - GuadalajaraStop At: La Casa Historica de Tlaquepaque, Tlaquepaque, Guadalajara Metropolitan AreaBreakfast at the Hotel. We will depart to Guadalajara, birthplace of the Mariachi and the Tequila that is the emblem of Mexico in the world. We shall visit the Tlaquepaque’s Town, famous for its most fines handicrafts in the State. Here you can find the Gallery of the Sculptor Sergio Bustamante. It is possible to have lunch in some of the Typical Restaurants accompanied of a group of Mariachis. Lodging. Duration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at Guadalajara, Class P, Hotels Morales or De Mendoza. Day 5: Guadalajara - Tequila - Guadalajara Stop At: Teatro Degollado, Guadalajara, Guadalajara Metropolitan AreaBreakfast at the Hotel. Early in the morning we will visit places of interest in Guadalajara City like the Degollado Theater, the Cathedral, the rotunda of the Illustrious Men, the Government Palace which has the incredible murals of Orozco, the Tapatia Square and the panoramic “Hospicio Cabañas” (Cabañas Orphan’s Home). We will continue to visit Tequila, known as “Pueblo Mágico” (Magic Town) where you can find the principal distilleries of the liquor recognized all over the world. We shall visit the Agave Fields, plant of the “Jimadores” (person who cut the plants of the Agave), they extract the hearth of the plant in order to obtain the Tequila. Finally, we will visit a distillery to know the production process of this beverage. Return to Guadalajara. Lodging. Duration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at Guadalajara, Class P, Hotels Morales or De Mendoza. Day 6: Guadalajara - Pátzcuaro - MoreliaStop At: Isla Janitzio, Patzcuaro, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastBreakfast at the Hotel. By the route, we will visit the Vicente Fernandez Ranch (occasionally it is closed), our way will continue to “Pátzcuaro” which means in Purépecha dialect “La Puerta del Cielo” (the door of the sky). Famous City for its colonial beauty and originality in custom and local people. It is situated in the Patzcuaro Lake. Among its attractions, we can find the Basilica of Our Lady of Health. The Eleven Yards House, the Historical Center, the Janitzio Island. In the Arches of Patzcuaro Center you can enjoy a variety of coffee shops and restaurants where you can taste the Mexican and International traditional dishes. The tour will continue to Morelia City. Lodging. Duration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at Morelia, Class P, Hotels Misión Catedral or Casino.Day 7: Morelia - Mexico City Stop At: Catedral de Morelia, Morelia, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastBreakfast at the Hotel. We will take a tour by the main cities of Morelia which has been called “World Cultural Patrimony” by the UNESCO, Morelia is well known for its student environment and its magnificent buildings of pink stones: We will see the Cathedral, the Government Palace, the Clavijero Palace, the Main Square, the Typical Candies Market and the Aqueduct. In the afternoon return to Mexico City. End of our services.Duration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
  • Accommodation at Prime Class hotels (4-star)
  • Transportations shall be in vehicles with air-conditioning throughout all the way.
  • 6 breakfast.
  • Bilingual certified guide (English-Spanish).
  • Entrance tickets to: Ex Convent of the Cross.
  • Entrance tickets to: Vicente Fernandez Ranch (if it is available).
  • Entrance tickets to: Independence Museum.
  • Entrance tickets to: Museum and House of Diego Rivera.
  • Entrance tickets to: Hidalgo House.
  • Entrance tickets to: Juarez Theatre (if it is available).
  • Entrance tickets to: Funicular in Guanajuato City
  • Entrance tickets to: Eden Mine
  • Entrance tickets to: Zacatecas Toma.
  • Funicular in Zacatecas.
  • Tequila distillery.
  • Entry/Admission - Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
  • Entry/Admission - Juarez Theater (Teatro Juarez)
  • Entry/Admission - Catedral de Zacatecas
  • Entry/Admission - La Casa Historica de Tlaquepaque
  • Entry/Admission - Teatro Degollado
  • Entry/Admission - Isla Janitzio
  • Entry/Admission - Catedral de Morelia

What’s not included


Itinerary

Day 1: Mexico City - Queretaro - San Miguel de Allende Stop At: Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, San Miguel de Allende, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast Departure towards to Queretaro City which has been called “World Patrimony”, we will visit the Aqueduct, the Ex Convent of the Cross and its beautiful Historical Center. We will continue towards San Miguel de Allende, a preferred place by artist, intellectuals and famous for its buildings which go from the baroque to the gothic style, among which stand out the Paroch of Saint Michael the Archangel which is the symbol of the city. Like many other places of interest there is the Saint House of Loreto’s Chapel, the Conception Convent, Saint Francisco Church and the Allende Institute. We recommend visiting the beautiful streets, the traditional coffee shops and restaurants. Lodging. Duration: 1 day No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight at San Miguel de Allende, Class P, Hotels Real de Minas or Casa Primavera.
Day 2: San Miguel de Allende - Dolores Hidalgo - Guanajuato Stop At: Juarez Theater (Teatro Juarez), Guanajuato, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast Breakfast at the Hotel. Departure towards the City of Dolores Hidalgo; birthplace of Mexico’s Independence where the Priest Don Miguel Hidalgo, in the year 1810, declared the called “Grito de Independencia” which means Shout of Independence of Mexico. The House and Museum of this National Hero is located in this beautiful City, also is the birthplace of Jose Alfredo Jimenez who is one of the most famous composer in the world. Departure towards the beautiful City of Guanajuato which has been honored “Patrimony of the World” and where the Cervantino International Fest takes place every year. In the afternoon, we shall enjoy this wonderful City full of squares and narrow streets called “callejones” which has interesting places that are worth to be known as: the Juarez Theatre, the University, the romantic Kiss Street, the House and Museum of Diego Rivera (well known as an artist and painter). This City is the only one in Mexico which has underground streets and avenues. As an optional attraction (not included), we recommend walking by the streets called “Callejoneada”. It is customary to walk through these narrow streets accompanied by a musical group of students, generally you sing under the moonlight or another option is to visit the Museum of Quijote or the Museum of the Mummies. Lodging. Duration: 24 minutes No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight at Guanajuato, Class P, Hotels Misión Guanajuato or Hotel Guanajuato.
Day 3: Guanajuato - Zacatecas Stop At: Catedral de Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast Breakfast at the Hotel. We will depart to Zacatecas, a beautiful Mine City, the facades of its houses are carved in pink stones and its Cathedra is the most outstanding example of the Mexican Baroque. We will enjoy the panoramic view of its Historical Center and also, we visit the “Eden’s Mine”. It is optional (not included) to visit the Museum of Rafael and Pedro Coronel and Francisco Goitia. Lodging. Duration: 1 day No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight at Zacatecas, Class P, Hotel Emporio.
Day 4: Zacatecas - Guadalajara Stop At: La Casa Historica de Tlaquepaque, Tlaquepaque, Guadalajara Metropolitan Area Breakfast at the Hotel. We will depart to Guadalajara, birthplace of the Mariachi and the Tequila that is the emblem of Mexico in the world. We shall visit the Tlaquepaque’s Town, famous for its most fines handicrafts in the State. Here you can find the Gallery of the Sculptor Sergio Bustamante. It is possible to have lunch in some of the Typical Restaurants accompanied of a group of Mariachis. Lodging. Duration: 1 day No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight at Guadalajara, Class P, Hotels Morales or De Mendoza.
Day 5: Guadalajara - Tequila - Guadalajara Stop At: Teatro Degollado, Guadalajara, Guadalajara Metropolitan Area Breakfast at the Hotel. Early in the morning we will visit places of interest in Guadalajara City like the Degollado Theater, the Cathedral, the rotunda of the Illustrious Men, the Government Palace which has the incredible murals of Orozco, the Tapatia Square and the panoramic “Hospicio Cabañas” (Cabañas Orphan’s Home). We will continue to visit Tequila, known as “Pueblo Mágico” (Magic Town) where you can find the principal distilleries of the liquor recognized all over the world. We shall visit the Agave Fields, plant of the “Jimadores” (person who cut the plants of the Agave), they extract the hearth of the plant in order to obtain the Tequila. Finally, we will visit a distillery to know the production process of this beverage. Return to Guadalajara. Lodging. Duration: 1 day No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight at Guadalajara, Class P, Hotels Morales or De Mendoza.
Day 6: Guadalajara - Pátzcuaro - Morelia Stop At: Isla Janitzio, Patzcuaro, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast Breakfast at the Hotel. By the route, we will visit the Vicente Fernandez Ranch (occasionally it is closed), our way will continue to “Pátzcuaro” which means in Purépecha dialect “La Puerta del Cielo” (the door of the sky). Famous City for its colonial beauty and originality in custom and local people. It is situated in the Patzcuaro Lake. Among its attractions, we can find the Basilica of Our Lady of Health. The Eleven Yards House, the Historical Center, the Janitzio Island. In the Arches of Patzcuaro Center you can enjoy a variety of coffee shops and restaurants where you can taste the Mexican and International traditional dishes. The tour will continue to Morelia City. Lodging. Duration: 1 day No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight at Morelia, Class P, Hotels Misión Catedral or Casino.
Day 7: Morelia - Mexico City Stop At: Catedral de Morelia, Morelia, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast Breakfast at the Hotel. We will take a tour by the main cities of Morelia which has been called “World Cultural Patrimony” by the UNESCO, Morelia is well known for its student environment and its magnificent buildings of pink stones: We will see the Cathedral, the Government Palace, the Clavijero Palace, the Main Square, the Typical Candies Market and the Aqueduct. In the afternoon return to Mexico City. End of our services. Duration: 1 day No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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