Colonial Mexico

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11 Nights
7 places to visit
Included Travel

Tour Overview

Visit the vibrant capital city, Mexico City and savour its famous gastronomy

Explore the Pyramids of Teotihuacan

Discover the colonial towns of San Miguel de Allende and Guanajuato

Buy some handicrafts in Guadalajara

Savour Mexico's famous Tequila 

Relax in the beautiful beach town of Puerto Vallarta

Itinerary

Itinerary

DAY 1

Home – Mexico City

Upon arrival to Mexico City International Airport, you will be met by a Soliman Travel representative. Private transfer to your hotel for a 2 night stay.

Overnight in Mexico City

DAY 2

Tour Mexico City 

At 2,250m above sea level, this vast, chaotic and vibrant megalopolis of more than 20 million people has a multitude of attractions. Spend the day exploring the main cultural and historic sites of Mexico City, including the Palace of Fine Arts, the Zocalo (main square) with a quick stop at the House of Tiles, the National Palace (to awe at the impressive murals by Diego Rivera) and the Metropolitan Cathedral. In the afternoon, visit one of Mexico's most important museums, the Museum of Anthropology and discover its incredible collection of pre-Hispanic, Aztec and colonial art.

Overnight in Mexico City

DAY 3

Mexico City – Teotihuacán – Coyoacan – Mexico City

Visit the archaeological site of Teotihuacán 

Drive through the capital's northern suburbs into the countryside towards what was once one of the largest cities in the world, the megalithic archaeological site of Teotihuacán. Its name means "the place where Gods are born". Soak up the history as you wander the Avenue of the Dead to Temple of Quetzalcoatl and climb the ancient steps of the Pyramid of the Sun for an awe-inspiring panoramic view of the ruins and surrounding countryside. 

Explore Frida Kahlo's neighbourhood of Coayacan

Visit the colourful and wonderful Museum and explore the vibrant area. 

Overnight in Mexico City

DAY 4

Mexico City – Bernal – Santiago de Queretaro                                        

Discover the State of Queretaro

Visit the mining town of Bernal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This colourful village, is considered one of the most magical places due to its 10 million year old, towering and majestic monolith, known as the Peña of Bernal. Continue overland to Santiago de Queretaro, the state's capital and birthplace of Mexico's independence movement, for a tour of the city's historic treasures.

Overnight in Santiago de Queretaro

DAY 5

Queretaro – San Miguel de Allende

Charming San Miguel de Allende

Enjoy a walking tour through this colourful and bohemian baroque town, visiting its imposing Neo-Gothic cathedral.

Overnight in San Miguel de Allende

DAY 6

San Miguel de Allende – Guanajuato                     

Transfer to the state’s capital: the city of Guanajuato. In the evening, we recommend you to enjoy the “callejoneadas”, where groups of college students dress up as XVII century Spaniards telling legends of the city and singing traditional songs.

Overnight in Guanajuato

DAY 7

Guanajuato city tour

Visit the colonial city's principal attractions, finishing atop the Pipila monument to enjoy a panoramic view.

Overnight in Guanajuato

DAY 8

Guanajuato – Guadalajara                                     

Guadalajara city tour

Transfer overland to Meixco's second-largest city, Guadalajara and enjoy a tour of its historic centre. Known as the land of tequila and mariachi, it is rich in history and traditions; this area is also known as the Mexican Silicon Valley. Visit the suburbs of Tlaquepaque and Tonala, famouns fot their artisans, galleries and handicrafts.

 

Overnight in Guadalajara

DAY 9


Guadalajara – Tequila – Guadalajara

Day trip to Tequila

This town, home to its eponymous liquor, was founded in 1530 and has an important historical and architectural past. After exploring the city, visit the Jose Cuervo Factory and discover how the most famous tequila of the world is produced.

Overnight in Guadalajara

DAY 10

Guadalajara – Puerto Vallarta                             

Days at leisure in the beach resort of Puerto Vallarta

Transfer overland to your hotel for 2 night stay.

Overnight in Puerto Vallarta

DAY 11

Overnight in Puerto Vallarta

DAY 12

Puerto Vallarta - Home

Transfer to Puerto Vallarta International Airport for your international flight home.

 

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