Capitals of Mexico

From: USD$ 675
06 Days/ 05 Nights

Itinerary

Day 1 MEXICO CITY

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival. Welcome to Mexico. Transfer to hotel and free time. Our guide will contact you late in the afternoon or provide information through the informative panels in the hotel reception area.

 

Day 2 MEXICO CITY

Today we have a fantastic day acquaint ourselves with Mexico. We include a sightseeing tour of the city. We will visit the Plaza of Three Cultures, and the historic center in which the Zócalo (main square) and its Metropolitan Cathedral stand out, the main Aztec temple, Chapultepec Park, the “Paseo de la Reforma” Avenue and the other main avenues of this impressive city. At the end of the visit we travel to the BASILICA OF GUADALUPE, the most visited Catholic temple in the Americas where the Virgin of Guadalupe is found. There we will be able to explore the old basilica dating back to the 18th Century and the modern temple. In the afternoon we travel to the neighborhood of XOCHIMILCO, a wonderful place with its canals and semi-floating gardens. Here we include a ride in a “trajinera”, one of the boats festooned with flowers. In the evening we include a transfer to the Plaza de GARIBALDI, with its many bars, restaurants and bars where tacos and tequila are served, and the Mariachis sing. Dinner is included in a traditional restaurant.

 

Day 3 MEXICO CITY - MORELIA - JANITZIO - PATZCUARO

We leave México DF, and amidst green countryside we enter the state of Michoacán. We travel to MORELIA, the splendid Michoacán capital whose center, with its magnificent cathedral, was declared Unesco World Heritage. Time for lunch and a stroll in the center. Then we will go on to the beautiful Lake Pátzcuaro, the heart of the Purépecha region. We embark and travel to the island of JANITZIO, where after our 25-minute crossing, we reach this picturesque village full of life and craft shops. After this, we see PATZCUARO, a pretty colonial village with its outstanding Basilica of Our Lady of Health and the house of the eleven courtyards which today is a craft center. Night in this “magical village”.

 

Day 4 PATZCUARO - CHAPALA - TLAQUEPAQUE - GUADALAJARA

We leave for the state of Jalisco. We see Lake Chapala, the largest natural lake in Mexico, surrounded by mountains. CHAPALA, time for a stroll and lunch in this small tourist city by the lake. Arrival in GUADALAJARA. The end of the afternoon, we include a transfer to the TLAQUEPAQUEdistrict, with its picturesque streets full of shops and craftsmen. You can have dinner in “El Parían” a large square with many typical restaurants where there will be no lack of Mariachis.

 

Day 5 GUADALAJARA

In the morning we include a visit to Guadalajara, the modern metropolis with its colonial historic center, its cathedral, its market, its Tapatía square. We will enter the Cabañas Hospice, declared Unesco World Heritage. After the visit, we will go on to the next town of TEQUILA, we include entrance to the MUNDO CUERVO distillery and will see how this famous Mexican drink is made (entrance and tasting included). After this, time for a stroll and lunch in the picturesque town of Tequila. After lunch, we return to Guadalajara.

 

Day 6 GUADALAJARA - MEXICO CITY

After breakfast, transfer to the bus station. We travel by a regular luxury coach line back. Our journey lasts just over six and a half hours. Arrival in MEXICO CITY around 16.00hrs. End of our services. Please, check the time of your flight in case you might need an additional night.

Itinerary includes

Included

  • Europamundo General Services: Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance and breakfast buffet.
  • Includes transfer in/ out
  • City tour in Mexico City, Guadalajara
  • Boat: Boat trip in Xochimilco in Mexico City, to the island of Janitzio in Patzcuaro lake.
  • Evening transfer: Plaza de Garibaldi in Mexico City, Tlaquepaque neighborhood in Guadalajara
  • Transfer: Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City, Regular bus ticket luxury category Guadalajara-México City
  • Ticket admission: Cabañas Hospice and Mundo Cuervo Tequila Distillery in Guadalajara.

Prices

Dates and prices

Dates

April

12

 

May

10

 

June

07

 

July

05

 

August

02

30

September

27

 

October

25

 

November

22

 

December

20

 

2021

January

17

 

February

14

 

March

14

 

 

PRICES

PRICE PER PERSON SINGLE

$1027

PRICE PER PERSON SHARED

$807

PRICE PER PERSON DOUBLE

$724

PRICE PER PERSON TRIPLE

$675

Hotels

Planned or similar hotels

City

Hotels

Mexico City

Casa Blanca 4*

Patzcuaro

Hotel Misión Pátzcuaro Centro 4*

Guadalajara

Hotel Plaza Diana 4*