Colonial Splendour In Central Mexico

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Run by: Veloso Tours

Reference number: viceroy

From: £1402.00

Highlights

  • In-depth exploration of Mexico's best colonial era towns and cities
  • Discover cosmopolitan Mexico City and its large parks, perfect for strolling and cycling
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the huge pre-Aztec pyramids at Teotihuacan
  • Explore the magnificent colonial city of San Miguel de Allende
  • Visit the house of Ignacio Allende, leader of the Independence movement
  • Take a day trip to colonial cities of Guanajuato and Dolores Hidalgo
  • Stay longer to explore the historic hillside towns around Mexico City or chose to extend your trip, visiting Puebla and Oaxaca

Mexico City & Aztec Pyramids - Days 1-3

Days 1-3 - Visit to the huge pre-Aztec pyramids

Arriving in Mexico City on Friday allows you to visit the city at the weekend, when it is quieter and there are more cultural activities and markets. Stay until Monday, visiting the huge Aztec pyramids at Teotihuacan and the Saturday market. You may wish to join local people and families for a walk in Chapultepec park or cycling on Avenida Reforma which is closed to traffic on Sundays, take a long lunch in one of the stylish restaurants with superb fusion cuisine and there are also excellent hotels with spa for you to enjoy. Stay longer to travel out of town and visit Puebla and/or Taxco and Cuernavaca.

San Miguel de Allende - Days 4-7

Days 4-7 - Visit major colonial and historic cities
Drive to Queretaro, stopping to explore and onto San Miguel de Allende staying for four nights, which allows three full days to visit major colonial and historic cities of Mexico's Independence Revolutions. Morning tour of San Miguel de Allende's history and art galleries and then explore on your own: the Allende museum is very interesting, the main square where the cathedral is all lit up at night and the numerous little cafes where hot chocolate is a major delicacy. Take a full day tour out of town to visit the colonial city of Guanajuato and Dolores Hidalgo. Optional excursion to Atotonilco Sanctuary.

Puebla - Day 8

Day 8 - Travel back to UK

Transfer to Mexico City or visit Puebla and Oaxaca on the Aztec Tour, starting on Day 4.

What's Included

  • Accommodation and breakfast
  • Transfers to and from accommodation
  • Excursions with English-speaking guides
  • Transport and meals as shown
  • EXCLUDES FLIGHTS

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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