Best of the Best tour, this 10
day/9 night program takes you to the most glorious and
famous of Mexico's Historic Colonial Cities, including
the northern cities of Zacatecas and Guadalajara.
This tour begins in Mexico City any Tuesday (arrive
Monday for optional Teotihuacán tour*) and ends in
Mexico City the following Thursday.
Begins and ends in
This tour begins in
Mexico City on the following Mondays - January 3
and 24, February 7, March 7 and 21, April 18, May 9 and
23, June 20, July 4 and 18, August 8 and 22, September 5
and 19, October 10, November 7 and 21 and December 5 and
19. (Arrive the preceding Sunday for optional Teotihuacán/Guadalupe
Shrine tour*.) The tour ends in Mexico City the
MEXICO CITY - QUERETARO - SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE-DOLORES
- GUADALAJARA - TEQUILA - PATZCUARO - MORELIA
Day 01 (TUE) ARRIVAL TRANSFER -
Meet and greet at the Mexico City's
“Benito Juarez” international
airport, transfer to your Mexico City hotel for
overnight accommodation. No guide on this day.
02 (WED) MEXICO DF. - QUERETARO - SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE
Breakfast. Departure to Querétaro, a cultural and
historic heritage site to visit the Aqueduct, the
Convent of the crosses and its Historic Downtown
district; Continue to San Miguel de Allende, also
declared as cultural and historic heritage site, where
many intellectuals and artists live. Visiting San
Miguel’s Parish church with the Holy House Chapel, the
Inquisitor's House, the San Francisco church and the
Allende's house. You will enjoy a great variety of
handicrafts stores, restaurants and bars. Overnight.
03 (THU) SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE-DOLORES
Breakfast. Departure to Dolores Hidalgo, where in 1810,
the father Don Miguel Hidalgo, began the Independence
war. Also José Alfredo Jimenez, one of the most famous
musician composers, was born here. Continue to
spectacular Guanajuato, another cultural and historic
heritage site of humanity. In the afternoon visit this
fabulous city, full of beautiful colonial alleys and
plazas, the University, the Juarez Theater, the Kissing
Alley and the Diego Rivera’s house amongst others; Its
streets and subterranean avenues are one of a kind in
the country. Other attractions are the Alhóndiga de
Granaditas, the Museum of Don Quixote and the Museum of
the Mummies. Overnight.
04. (FRI) GUANAJUATO-ZACATECAS -
Breakfast. Head to Zacatecas, a World cultural and
historic Heritage Site, called The beautiful colonial
city of "Pink Cantera” and its most outstanding Mexican
baroque style found in its Cathedral and other monuments
at the historical district. Visit "La Bufa" Hill and
take an unforgettable panoramic view of the city. You
will descend in funicular and visit the mine of Eden.
05 (SAT) ZACATECAS-GUADALAJARA -
Breakfast. Continue on to Guadalajara, where tequila and
mariachis were born, to visit Tlaquepaque colonial town,
and enjoy its ambiance, its music, its folklore and its
stores where our finest handicrafts are made.
06 (SUN) GUADALAJARA-TEQUILA -
Breakfast. Take a City Tour visiting the Government
palace, the Plaza Tapatia, the Degollado Theater, the
Cathedral and then continue to Tequila, the typical town
where tequila was born and is still being produced in
those traditional distilleries and the agave fields
along the way which are as well as cultural and historic
heritage sites of humanity. Return to Guadalajara.
07 (MON) GUADALAJARA- PÁTZCUARO -
Breakfast. Continue to Pátzcuaro, which is famous for
its colonial beauty and its unique traditions; Within
the attractions are the Basilica of Our Lady of Health,
the “House of the Eleven Patios”, and the Historic
Colonial Indian Downtown district. Enjoy a wide variety
of bars and restaurants which offer typical dishes and
typical music at the portals of Pátzcuaro´s downtown
area then continue to Morelia. Overnight
DAY 08 (TUE) MORELIA - MEXICO CITY -
Breakfast. Continue on to Morelia, a Cultural and
Historic Heritage site, worldwide known for its student
habitat and its magnificent colonial buildings of “pink
cantera”: such as the Cathedral, the Government Palace,
the Clavijero Palace, the Major Plaza, the market of
typical candies, the Aqueduct, and the Guadalupita
Temple at San Diego Convent with its majestic Indian
baroque décor. Continue to Mexico City. Overnight.
09 (WED) MEXICO CITY -
The city tour begins
visiting the cultural and historic heritage downtown
with the National Palace and its beautiful murals,
painted by the famous muralist Diego Rivera, the
Constitution Square or “Zocalo”, the Aztec Templo Mayor and the Metropolitan Cathedral.
Downtown Mexico City is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour follows with the visit to the Chapultepec Park, an important Residential area of Mexico City, and the “Zona Rosa” vibrant district with restaurants and shops. In the afternoon, the Mesoamerican cultures best museum by far: The Museum of Anthropology. Overnight in Mexico City.
DAY 10 (THU) DEPARTURE TRANSFER - At
the time indicated, transfer to the airport to board
your return flight home.
nights in Mexico City, 1 night in San Miguel de Allende,
1 night in Guanajuato, 1 night in Zacatecas, 2 nights in
Guadalajara, 1 night in Morelia, daily breakfasts, arrival and departure transfers in
Mexico city, Mexico City tour, tours of San Miguel de
Allende, Guanajuato, Zacatecas, Tlaquepaque,
Guadalajara, Tequila and Patzcuaro, English speaking
guide, lodging taxes.
What’s not included:
Meals other than breakfasts,
tips to your driver and
guide (suggested minimum tips are $2 per person, per day
for the driver and $4 per person, per day for the guide).
items of a personal nature, tips for baggage handling,
nothing that is not mentioned in the itinerary.
ALSO, no international airfares are
Per Person Tour Prices -
Minimum 2 persons on tour*
Single - $2,105 Double - $1,660
Triple - $1,385
prices anticipate accommodations while in Mexico City at
either the Hotel Geneve or the Galeria Plaza in the Zona
Rosa or at either the Historico Central or Zocalo
Central in the downtown area near the Zocalo.
Upgrade accommodations in Mexico City are available at
on tour are rated from 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 on Trip Advisor.
They are all rated as at least 4 star accommodations
under the Mexico hotel rating system. This
category includes hotels that have a high level of, but
not elaborate, service. They have adequate staffing, in
room entertainment and, in most cases, WiFi. They offer
enhanced overall physical design elements and amenities. The accommodations
guarantee cleanliness with bathrooms cleaned and linens
washed and changed daily and services such as hot water
and purified drinking water (but we do recommend bottled
water). All hotels have restaurant facilities, in
some cases a specialty restaurant, and
most offer at least limited room service hours.
Hotels on tour can be upgraded only on private tours.
Hotels on route will be
confirmed according to the availability.