On this six-day tour, you will visit colonial cities such as San Miguel de Allende, a favorite residence for artists and intellectuals and famous for its buildings ranging from Baroque to Neo-Gothic. You will also discover the charm of the city Dolores Hidalgo, cradle of the independence of Mexico. Guanajuato, declared a world heritage and home to the Cervantino International Festival. Zacatecas, mining city with a spectacular cathedral of the Mexican Baroque; and Guadalajara, the birthplace of the emblematic mariachi and tequila.
ItineraryDay 1: Mexico City - Queretaro - San Miguel de AllendeStop At: Historic Center of Santiago de Queretaro, Queretaro City, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastDeparture towards to Queretaro City which has been called “World Heritage”, there 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 stands out the Parish Church of Saint Michael the Archangel, which is the symbol of the city. Like many other places of interest; as the Santa Casa Chapel, the Conception Convent, San Francisco Church and the Casa Allende Institute. We recommend visiting the beautiful streets, the traditional coffee shops and restaurants. Lodging. Duration: 24 minutesNo 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: Parroquia Nuestra Senora de los Dolores, Dolores Hidalgo, 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 “World Heritage” and where the Cervantino International Fest takes place every year. In the afternoon, we shall enjoy exploring 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 or 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, another option is to visit the Museum of Quijote or the Museum of the Mummies. Lodging. Duration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at Guanajuato, Class P, Hotels: Misión Guanajuato or Hotel Guanajuato. Day 3: Guanajuato - ZacatecasStop 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 Cathedral is the most outstanding example of the Mexican Baroque. We will enjoy the panoramic view of its Historical Center and also, we will take the cable to visit the “Eden’s Mine”. It is optional (not included) to visit the Museum of Rafael and Pedro Coronel and Francisco Goitia. Lodging. Duration: 24 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at Zacatecas, Class P, Hotel Emporio. Day 4: Zacatecas - GuadalajaraStop At: Guadalajara Cathedral, Guadalajara, 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 - GuadalajaraStop 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 harbors the incredible murals of Orozco, the Tapatia Square and the panoramic view of “Hospicio Cabañas” (Cabañas Orphan’s Home). We will continue the tour towards Tequila, known as “Pueblo Mágico” (Magic Town) where you can find the principal distilleries of that 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: GuadalajaraStop At: Guadalajara Cathedral, Guadalajara, Guadalajara Metropolitan AreaBreakfast at the Hotel. Free time until transfer to the airport or the bus station in Guadalajara. End of our services. Duration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.