Colonial splendour in Central Mexico
7 Night Itinerary from £1,164
Explore Mexico City and the nearby pre-Aztec pyramids at Teotihuacan. Discover the magical towns where revolutionary history, cobbled streets and colonial architecture abound
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- In-depth exploration of Mexico's best colonial era towns and cities
- Discover cosmopolitan Mexico City and its large parks, perfect for strolling and cycling
- Enjoy a guided tour of the huge pre-Aztec pyramids at Teotihuacan
- Explore the magnificent colonial city of San Miguel de Allende
- Visit the house of Ignacio Allende, leader of the Independence movement
- Take a day trip to colonial cities of Guanajuato and Dolores Hidalgo
- Stay longer exploring the historic hillside towns around Mexico City or extend your trip visiting Puebla and Oaxaca
This itinerary can be tailored to your preferences by our specialist advisors, who can provide a guaranteed price based on your choice of route, duration, flights, hotels, transport and excursions.
Mexico City and Aztec Pyramids - 3 Nights
Day 1 - Arrive in Mexico City
Day 2 - Visit the pre-Aztec pyramids at Teotihuacan
Day 3 - At leisure in Mexico City
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Friday, 06 August 2021
Arrive in Mexico City
Arriving in Mexico City on Friday enables exploration of the city at the weekend, when it is quieter and there are more cultural activities and markets to enjoy. On arrival (international flights not included), our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your chosen hotel for a 3 night stay.
Saturday, 07 August 2021
Visit the pre-Aztec pyramids at Teotihuacan
Today, enjoy a guided tour visiting the huge Aztec pyramids at Teotihuacan. We also visit Mexico City's popular Saturday market.
Sunday, 08 August 2021
At leisure in Mexico City
Sundays is a great day to enjoy the relaxed and fin loving ambiance of Mexico's capital city. You may wish to join local people and families for a walk in Chapultepec park or go cycling on Avenida Reforma which is closed to traffic on Sundays. Enjoy a long lunch in one of the stylish restaurants with superb fusion cuisine.
Mexico City - Tourist Hotel
This hotel offers good value and a very good location on a side street by the Plaza, Zacalo, Cathedral and Presidential Palace. The area is the centre of Mexican life in the city with numerous shops, bars, restaurants, and people.
The rooms are modern, well decorated, relatively small but with fresh warm colours, with private facilities, TV and telephone.
Mexico City - Deluxe Boutique
Las Alcobas is a modern centrally located boutique hotel in the trendy, chic area of Polanco close to Reformat and Vondesa.
The hotel has 35 comfortable rooms, each on the small side but very well equipped with special lighting and a bathroom with a menu of five different spa baths that can be prepared for you. There are two gourmet restaurants with acclaimed chefs preparing exquisite, new wave Mexican and International cuisine.
Mexico City - Deluxe Hotel
The 5* Four Seasons Hotel is ideally situated on the Paseo de la Reforma (near Chapultepec Park and the museums), an ideal base to explore one of the world's largest and most dynamic capitals.
There are 240 guest rooms with modern amenities and some overlook the courtyard and fountains. The Reforma 500 restaurant offers a unmatched dining experience. There is also a pool and a spa.
San Miguel de Allende - 4 Nights
Day 4 - Travel to San Miguel de Allende
Day 5 - Guided tour of San Miguel de Allende
Day 6 - Guanajuato and Dolores Hidalgo
Day 7 - At leisure or optional excursions
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Monday, 09 August 2021
Travel to San Miguel de Allende
We leave Mexico City and drive to Queretaro, stopping to explore. Continue to San Miguel de Allende, where we stay for 4 nights, our base to explore the major colonial and historic cities of Mexico's Independence Revolutions.
Tuesday, 10 August 2021
Guided tour of San Miguel de Allende
Enjoy a morning guided tour of San Miguel de Allende discovering its baroque Spanish architecture, art galleries, the Allende museum, imposing cathedral and the main square. Rest of the day is at leisure. Don't miss the cathedral that is dramatically lit up at night and do try one of the numerous little cafes where hot chocolate is a major delicacy.
Wednesday, 11 August 2021
Guanajuato and Dolores Hidalgo
Today we take an included full day tour visiting the colonial city of Guanajuato, with tiny alleyways, churches and colourful buildings to explore. Guanajuato has a fascinating history and was the site of the first battle in Mexico's War of Independence. We continue to Dolores Hidalgo, another important city in the Mexican revolution as well as being famous for its ceramics.
Thursday, 12 August 2021
At leisure or optional excursions
Relax at your hotel in San Miguel de Allende or take a choice of optional excursions including a visit to the 18th century Atotonilco Sanctuary, known as the Sistine Chapel of Mexico due to its baroque murals that can be seen on the chapels and main nave.
Mexico City - 0 Nights
Day 8 - Travel to Mexico City for flight home
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Friday, 13 August 2021
Travel to Mexico City for flight home
Transfer to Mexico City Airport for your overnight flight back to the UK (international flights not included). Or extend your stay in Puebla and Oaxaca.
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