Country
Mexico
Duration
7 Days/6 Nights
Travel Type
Escorted Tour
 

Inclusions

Accommodation for 6 nights
Meals: 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch
Restaurant fees and tips
Roundtrip transfers
Visits: as per itinerary
Bilingual English and French speaking local guides
Entry to the archaeological sites and museums mentioned in the program
Porter service in airports and hotels

Exclusions

International airfare – Gratuities – Beverages – Optional excursions – Travel insurance

1

DAY 1 MEXICO CITY

Arrival at the Mexico City International airport and transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation : Mexico City for 2 nights

2

DAY 2 MEXICO CITY

Mexico City tour where you will visit: the Plaza de la Constitución known as the Zócalo, surrounded by beautiful baroque buildings including the Cathedral (the largest religious monument in the country built above the largest Aztec temple). In contrast visit the Templo Mayor, the great temple of the capital of the Aztecs recently discovered. Continue towards the south of the City, on the way we will visit the Bazar de San Ángel (only on Saturdays), one of the most colorful in the City. Transfer to Coyoacán, lunch in a restaurant. After lunch visit the Frida Kahlo Museum better known as “La Casa Azul (The blue house)“, the place where the painter was born and died. In it you will find personal objects that reveal the intimate universe of the Latin American artist, as well as some important works, such as Viva la vida (1954), Frida y la cesárea (1931) and Retrato de mi padre Wilhem Kahlo (1952), among others. Back to the hotel.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

3

DAY 3 MEXICO CITY – QUERÉTARO – SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE

In the morning, departure by road to Querétaro which is located at 211 kms away from Mexico City. Queretaro is the capital of the state of the same name and a very important historical city during the fight for the Mexican independence. Visit of the city and continue to San Miguel de Allende that is located an hour away from Queretaro, place of favorite residence of artists and intellectuals and famous for its buildings that go from Baroque to Neo-Gothic, among which you will admire how the impressive parish of San Miguel Arcángel stands out.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : San Miguel de Allende for 1 night

4

DAY 4 SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE – GUANAJUATO

In the morning departure to Atotonilco where we will visit the majestic Sanctuary of the 18th century dedicated to Jesus Nazareno. In 2008 Unesco included it in the list of World Heritage Sites for its architecture and decoration that testifies the influence of the doctrine of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. The church is composed of a main nave, seven annexed chapels, sacristy and six dressing rooms. The chapels are decorated with paintings by Juan Rodríguez Juárez. Continue to Guanajuato to visit this beautiful colonial city, starting with a panoramic view of the Pipila monument and then continue to the center to see the Juarez Theater, the Basilica, the University, as well as it’s picturesque and narrow colonial and underground streets and the famous Callejón del Beso.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Guanajuato for 1 night

5

DAY 5 GUANAJUATO - GUADALAJARA

In the morning, departure to the city of Guadalajara, also called for its beauty “La Perla de Occidente” (The Pearl of Occident) located 3.5 hours away from Guanajuato. Arrival and visit of the Tlaquepaque district famous for manufacturing the finest crafts of the State. In the afternoon visit the City Center including: the Degollado Theater, Government Palace, the Cathedral, the Rotunda of illustrious men and a panoramic view of the Hospicio Cabañas. Transfer to the hotel.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Guadalajara for 1 night

6

DAY 6 GUADALAJARA - TEQUILA

Departure to the region of Tequila, name of the old and well-known Mexican drink. In the town of Tequila, we will visit a distillery; “La Rojeña”, where you can see the process of the Tequila preparation including a tasting. In the afternoon, transfer to the hotel “Matices Hotel de Barricas”, where you can live the experience of sleeping in rooms located in fields of Agave, a millenary plant that in pre-Hispanic times was even more important than corn. With the arrival of the Spaniards they described the agave plant as “The Tree of Wonders” for its riches that contributed to the livelihood of the people, from which Tequila is now extracted. The landscape of agave crops was declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site since 2006.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Tequila for 1 night

7

DAY 7 TEQUILA – GUADALAJARA AIRPORT

Transfer out to Guadalajara airport.

Meals : Breakfast

HOTEL OPTIONS OR SIMILAR

Mexico City: Barcelo Mexico Reforma 5*
San Miguel de Allende: Casa Primavera 4*
Guanajuato: Edelmira 4*
Guadalajara: NH Collection Providencia 4*
Tequila: Matices Hotel de Barricas boutique

Rates in CA$, per person, starting from occupancy 

Land Package

Departures 2024

 Double Single
May 17 
June 14, 28 
July 12, 26 
August 16, 30 
September 20 
November 8 
December 6 
2769 4019

Minimum 4 // Maximum 46 passengers.
Supplement minimum 2 pax : $CA 999 per person.
You will be joined by people from other nationality.

**Prices in this document are for information only; they were issued at press time, for the current year. Please note that due to exchange rates and temporary promotions, they can increase or decrease at any time. Contact your travel agent for the price and promotion of the moment. Prices include the contribution of customers to the Compensation Fund for clients of Quebec travel agents.

Colonial treasures and the secrets of Tequila – Detailed itinerary
Colonial treasures and the secrets of Tequila – Detailed itinerary