Central Mexico Adventure

18-to-Thirtysomethings, Mexico City to Oaxaca

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Slip off those all-inclusive wristbands and look beyond the beachfront complexes to uncover a fascinating layer of Mexican culture. This nine-day trip hits all the marks with an itinerary that gets you climbing ancient pyramids and exploring ruins. Embark on a taco street crawl and learn how mezcal is made from its birthplace in Oaxaca. If you're yearning to take a dip into an infinity pool with a view, the mineral ponds of Hierve el Agua have got you covered.

What’s included

  • Your Foodie Moment: Taco Street Food Crawl, Mexico City Your Foodie Moment: Mezcal Tasting, Oaxaca Your Discover Moment: Oaxaca
  • Teotihuacán ruins visit
  • Taco street food crawl
  • Oaxaca market visit
  • Hierve el Agua petrified waterfall day trip
  • Mezcal tasting
  • Orientation walk of Veracruz and Oaxaca
  • Free time in Mexico City, Veracruz and Oaxaca
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities


  • Trek up the pyramids of teotihuacán
  • Sip (don't shoot) mezcal in its birthplace
  • Dip into the mineral pools of a petrified waterfall
  • Pick up artisan goods from local makers


Day 1 Mexico City Arrive at any time. Check into the hotel and enjoy the city. Please try to arrive before 6pm for an important group meeting where you can meet the Chief Experience Officer (CEO) and the other group members. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Mexico City (1B, 1D) Take a day trip to the famous archaeological site of Teotihuacán. At night, indulge in one of Mexico's most iconic delicacies, the taco, on a street food crawl with the CEO. Included Activities: Teotihuacán Pyramids Visit Taco Street Food Crawl
Day 3 Mexico City (1B) Enjoy free time to explore one of the world's largest metropolitan areas. Opt to visit Frida Kahlo's house, see the iconic architecture of Museo Soumaya, or go on a party boat at the nearby floating gardens of Xochimilco. At night, opt to witness the high-flying practitioners of “lucha libre,” Mexico’s world-famous brand of wrestling.
Day 4 Mexico City/Veracruz (1B) Travel to the coastal city of Veracruz. This historic city is home to beautiful beaches, nearby ruins, and some of the best whitewater rafting in Mexico. After arriving, go on an orientation walk with the CEO. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Local bus (6.00-7.00 hours, 400km)
Day 5 Veracruz (1B) Enjoy a free day in Veracruz. Opt to hit the beach, go whitewater rafting, or visit the nearby UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tlocotalpan.
Day 6 Veracruz/Oaxaca (1B) Upon arrival in Oaxaca, your CEO will take you an orientation walk around town to introduce you to this fascinating city. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Local bus (6.00-7.00 hours)
Day 7 Oaxaca (1B) Set off for a day trip to the stunning Hierve el Agua petrified waterfall, then stop for a mezcal tasting on the way back to Oaxaca. Included Activities: Hierve el Agua Petrified Waterfall Day Trip Mezcal Tasting
Day 8 Oaxaca (1B) Opt to travel to nearby artisan communities, take a mole cooking class, or check out the Zapotec ruins of Monte Albán.
Day 9 Oaxaca (1B) Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day