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Tour Itinerary

DAY 1, Wednesday - Depart for Mexico
Welcome to Mexico City, a thriving metropolis and the nation’s capital, transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure with time to rest, relax and acquaint yourself with Mexico’s vibrant capital, first built by the Aztecs in the 1300s
Overnight: Mexico City

DAY 2, Thursday - Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City’s Historic Center
The day begins with a visit to the National Museum of Anthropology, the largest and most visited museum in all of Mexico. Learn from the vast collection of archaeological treasures from pre-Hispanic civilizations. After lunch, take a tour of Mexico City’s Centro Historico. Stop at the Zocalo (Central Square), the second largest plaza in the world; view the National Palace* known for Diego Rivera’s dramatic murals depicting thousands of years of Mexican history. Travel past the city’s iconic buildings including the art nouveau Palacio de Bellas Artes and the Metropolitan Cathedral, the largest in the Americas. Tonight, attend an orientation meeting with you Tour Manager and fellow travelers, followed by a Welcome Dinner*The visit to Diego Rivera’s murals is subject to unexpected closures that occur for political activities, renovations and routine maintenance
Overnight: Mexico City
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3, Friday - Historic Cuernavaca, Atlixco, Drive to Puebla
Leaving the city, travel to Cuernavaca, the capital of the state of Morelos. Embark on a walking tour of its historic center. View Plaza de Armas, admire the magnificent architecture, a blend of Gothic and Moorish style of the Palacio de Cortes and the 16th century Cathedral de la Asuncion. After lunch, travel to Atlixco, boasting the best climate in the country, located along the slopes of Popocatepetl volcano. Take an orientation walk of the charming downtown before continuing to Puebla. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel. The evening is free to explore the city's charm and exquisite regional cuisine on your own
Overnight: Puebla
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 4, Saturday - Colonial Puebla
This morning, tour the picturesque Centro Historico de Puebla. Admire gorgeous views of the stunning cathedral, a wealth of beautiful churches, and colonial buildings adorned with Talavera ceramic tiles for which the city is famous. Balance of the day is at leisure, or join the optional Half Day Cholula with lunch. A short drive from Puebla transports you to the city of Cholula with its more than 3,000 years of history. After lunch, begin the exploration of the city and marvel at the Mexican Baroque style churches. Continue to the Great Pyramid, the largest pyramid in the world. Spend time wandering through its tunnels, visit the church of los Remedios at the top and admire panoramic views of the area . Return to Puebla for an evening at leisure
Optional: Half Day Cholula with lunch (PM)
Overnight: Puebla
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Sunday - Travel to Oaxaca
Depart Puebla and travel to Oaxaca, a bastion of indigenous culture and colonial history. The drive will take you through craggy mountains, remote villages, valleys, and volcanoes looming on the horizon. Stop for lunch along the way and later continue your drive to Oaxaca. Arrive at the hotel in the afternoon. After time to settle in, take an orientation walk with your Tour Manager, followed by dinner together
Overnight: Oaxaca
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6, Monday - Explore Cultural Oaxaca
Spend a leisurely morning in Oaxaca today, or join the optional to Monte Albán archaeological site, an ancient center of Zapotec and Mixtec culture. After a short drive, arrive at the impressive pre-Columbian ruins, located on a mountaintop with stunning views of the Oaxaca Valley. Tour the complex, filled with temples, pyramids, magnificent tombs and learn about the Zapotec culture. Afterward, return back to the hotel. In the afternoon, take a walking tour of Oaxaca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As you stroll along the picturesque streets of the city’s historic center, view lavish colonial mansions, Santo Domingo Church, Museum of Cultures, Centro Cultural Santo Domingo, Government House and the Zocalo (Main Square). Conclude the tour at the colorful local market with stalls brimming with textiles, jewelry, fresh produce and much more
Optional: Half Day Monte Albán (AM)
Overnight: Oaxaca
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Tuesday - Mitla, Teotitlan del Valle, Mezcal Distillery
Begin the day with a drive to the archaeological site of Mitla, which means “place of the dead”, known for its unique architecture. Admire the intricate stone mosaics that adorn many of the walls of the ruins. Proceed to the Zapotec village of Teotitlan del Valle and observe a weaving demonstration. Marvel at the beautiful wool weavings before sharing lunch at the artisan’s home. Later, visit a Mezcal distillery. Tour the facility and learn about the process of producing this alcoholic drink from any type of agave. Conclude your visit with a tasting, before departing for Oaxaca. En route, stop to visit Santa Maria del Tule, known for its giant 2,000-year-old cypress tree. Tonight, bid adios to your newfound friends and Tour Manager at the Farewell Dinner
Overnight: Oaxaca
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8, Wednesday - Depart Mexico
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Countries Visited

Mexico

Cities Visited

Mexico City, Oaxaca, Puebla

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Inclusions

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Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights Miami-Mexico City, Oaxaca-Miami
    Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 7 nights accommodations
  • 2 nights Mexico City
  • 2 nights Puebla
  • 3 nights Oaxaca
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 14 meals: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of English-speaking local guides
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring
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    Special Features

  • Tour the world-famous National Museum of Anthropology, the largest museum in Mexico
  • Explore Mexico City's historic center including the National Palace and Palacio de Bellas Artes
  • Visit Cuernavaca, the capital of the state of Morelos, known as the "City of Eternal Spring"
  • A walking tour of Oaxaca, reveals lavish colonial mansions and historic buildings
  • Admire the intricate stone mosaics that adorn many of the walls of the Mitla ruins
  • Observe a weaving demonstration at Teotitlan del Valle, renowned for its weaving wares
  • During the tour of a Mezcal distillery, learn about the process of producing it and enjoy a tasting
  • †Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

    Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.


    Additional Information:
    Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.


    Accommodation Details:
    Triple rooms consist of two double/queen beds for three persons; where available, a fee may be charged by the hotel for the addition of a cot/rollaway.

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    Barcelo Mexico Reforma
    This first class hotel is situated on the famous Paseo de la Reforma Avenue.

    Quinta Real Puebla
    This first class hotel is located in the historical city center of Puebla City.

    Hostal de la Noria
    This superior tourist class hotel is a short walk from the Oaxaca Cathedral.

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    Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

    Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

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