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Mexican Fiesta

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Tour style - Active & Adrenaline

9 days

Viva Mexico! This place truly has it all! Crammed full of rich cultural tradition and diverse geography, there is something for everyone - from Puerto Vallarta to the ruins of Teotihuacan to the thriving metropolis of Mexico City. At every turn, there is so much to see and do! Immerse yourself in adventure activities, water sports, cultural sites, an unbelievable variety of food, and a sizzling nightlife! Mexico turns up the heat!
  • Mexico City to Guanajuato

    Meet up with your fellow travellers and Trip Manager in Mexico’s sprawling capital, before we hit the road and travel to the beautiful Colonial City of Guanajuato. With a history as a major silver mining town, and many of the mines are still active today. Guanajuato was once home to one of the richest and most productive silver mines in the world. The Templo de San Cayetano (San Cayetano Church) stands as a monument to the wealth and riches extracted from the mine. Soak up the sights as your private Local Guide leads you on a captivating journey through the winding streets and subterranean passageways of this UNESCO World Heritage city. View the romantic “Callejon de Beso” (Two balconies separated by only 69cms is home of an old love legend). The legend tells that there lived two people in love called Carlos and Ana. Ana was a rich Spaniard who lived on the left side of the street, and Carlos, a poor miner who rented the house on the right side for a few gold and silver coins…..And the story goes on…. Make sure you ask your Trip Manager to tell you all about it! The historic center of Guanajuato has a distinct European flavour packed with narrow cobblestone callejones (alleyways) running up and down the hillside. Pretty little plazas are dotted with sidewalk cafés, museums, theatres, markets and monuments. Visit the main square and the cast-iron-and glass Hidalgo Market, designed by Gustave Eiffel. Later, get to know the group and your Trip Manager over dinner in a local restaurant. Guanajuato is a great place to sample regional Bajío cuisine. Favorite local dishes include enchiladas mineras (tortillas filled with meat, beans or cheese and topped with a sauce made from guajillo and ancho chiles) and pacholas Guanajuatenses (ground beef with spices). This is an updated itinerary. Due to unforeseen circumstances, there has been a change to the original itinerary on days 1 to 7. For further details, please contact our Reservations team.

  • Guanajuato to Guadalajara

    Experience the most famous monuments of the ‘Pearl of the West’ as locals refer to Guadalajara. Take a closer look at beautiful buildings and picture perfect plazas; let your Local Guide talk you through the great murals, colonial architecture and colourful history. Stroll through the streets of the historic centre, where you’ll visit the four main squares, venture inside the City Hall and the magnificent Cathedral. Admire the rich neo-classical architecture of the buildings before hitting the modern side of the city. Get ready for some Mariachi! We head to the Mariachi Plaza for some of the best music in Mexico! Mariachi is a recognized symbol of Mexico throughout the world. For Mexicans it is the musical accompaniment to life's most important moments: it forms a vital part of courtship and family events such as weddings, birthdays, baptisms, and funerals. This is the emblematic sound of Mexico, which reaches into the hearts of its listeners evoking the history and traditions. Later, head out to some of the city’s best bars & clubs to continue the Mexican Fiesta! This is an updated itinerary. Due to unforeseen circumstances, there has been a change to the original itinerary on days 1 to 7. For further details, please contact our Reservations team.

  • Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta

    Our Journey today will bring us through the mountainous culture-rich area of Jalisco. We’ll stop enroute to see the Ceboruco – a dacitic stratovolcano. The most recent and best documented eruption from Ceboruco lasted from 1870–1875, with fumarole activity lasting well into the 20th century. The mountain features one large caldera, created during the Jala eruption, with a smaller crater nested inside that formed when the Dos Equis lava dome collapsed during the Coapales eruption around 1100 AD. In the early afternoon, arrive in the fantastic beach resort of Puerto Vallarta. Get ready to relax by the pool or treat yourself at the spa. Later, meet up with the group to enjoy a delicious dinner on the beachfront. This is an updated itinerary. Due to unforeseen circumstances, there has been a change to the original itinerary on days 1 to 7. For further details, please contact our Reservations team.

  • Puerto Vallarta

    Today we chill out at the awesome Puerto Vallarta beach, but if it’s action you’re looking for there’s the opportunity to get the adrenalin pumping at the extreme zip line adventure. More is more fun when it comes to adventure, and this tour offers the most activities packed into one fun-filled day of adventure. Enjoy thrilling rides on a series of zip lines, including Mexico's longest and fastest, an exhilarating off road ride in a Polaris® UTV and much, much more. This is an updated itinerary. Due to unforeseen circumstances, there has been a change to the original itinerary on days 1 to 7. For further details, please contact our Reservations team.

  • Puerto Vallarta

    With a free day, soak up more of Puerto Vallarta’s vibes, beach life and sparkling blue waters. Join a surfing safari and explore the spectacular hidden beaches along the northern coast of Banderas Bay, some of the best and most beautiful surfing beaches in Mexico. Get out, see more of the area and catch some waves. The beaches near Punta Mita offer some of the best waves for learning to surf in the world - it is the Waikiki of Mexico If you’re looking to learn more about this beautiful environment join the Marietas Eco Discovery. Just offshore, inside Banderas Bay, rests a group of small, volcanic islands known as the Marietas Islands. These islands, made famous by oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, provide the perfect environment for an entertaining eco-adventure. Experience wildlife above and below the water as you kayak, snorkel and explore the unique ecosystem with the informative & fun guides and crew. Tonight, choose to join an amazing sunset cruise with exciting pirate show! This five-hour cruise begins just before sunset and offers incredible views of Banderas Bay and Puerto Vallarta from the deck of a real wooden pirate ship. Onboard entertainment includes Pirate show, acrobatics, sword-fighting and even a fireworks display! Full dinner and free drinks, dancing and music – lets the fun times roll. This is an updated itinerary. Due to unforeseen circumstances, there has been a change to the original itinerary on days 1 to 7. For further details, please contact our Reservations team.

  • Puerto Vallarta to Tequila

    Today it is all about Tequila! We head to the picturesque town of Tequila, where we will learn all about the Tequila making, we will visit a Tequila factory and of course, at the end of the tour, a well deserved Tequila tasting. Overnight in the little town of Tequila. Tonight, go out and explore and join the group and Trip Manager for a feast of Mexican specialities then wash it all down with some tequila, Mexico’s national drink. This is an updated itinerary. Due to unforeseen circumstances, there has been a change to the original itinerary on days 1 to 7. For further details, please contact our Reservations team.

  • Tequila to Mexico City

    After a healthy and well deserved breakfast, return to Mexico City through the charming countryside of the Colonial Heartland. We’ll make our way through agricultural districts that lead to bustling Mexico City, the largest city in the country and the oldest capital city in North America. This is an updated itinerary. Due to unforeseen circumstances, there has been a change to the original itinerary on days 1 to 7. For further details, please contact our Reservations team.

  • Mexico City

    We turn back the clock this morning with a trip to Teotihuacan, the largest archaeological city ever to exist on the American continents. Climb the impressive pyramids and imagine how this was once Central America’s greatest city. Our Local Guide will fill you in on the Teotihuacanos beliefs and rites as you walk around the site and see the Sun and Moon Temples. This afternoon, discover another side of vibrant Mexico City with a visit to the easy-going, old barrio (neighbourhood) of Coyoacan. Take in the old colonial mansions, fountains and quiet squares of this cultural quarter. See the paired studios of artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera and maybe visit Frida Kahlo’s famous Blue House, which is filled with colourful art, pre-Hispanic artefacts and a beautiful garden. Visit the unique floating gardens & markets of Xochimilco. Board our own brightly colored flat bottom boat and cruise along the canals, past gardens and floating Mariachi bands. Vendors jump from boat to boat with souvenirs, so you can kick back and shop while you ride along the canals. Then we head to the historic heart of the city, where ancient civilization, political power and religion combine around the enormous Zocalo (Central Square). Get inspired as our expert Local Guide uncovers the nation’s core spots and shows off this living time line. Step inside the largest cathedral in Latin America and learn why the tilting Catedral Metropolitana is a spiritual hub for Mexicans. Get up close to Mexico’s Aztec past as you explore the bare ruins around Templo Mayor. Our Local Guide will peel back the layers and explain how a new temple was built here every 52 years, one on top of the other.

  • Depart Mexico City

    Your tour ends after breakfast and it’s time to say farewell to your new friends.

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