Mexico City & Cancun (7d/6n)

MEXICO CITY & CANCUN – 7 days/6 nights

 

Day 1 – USA – Mexico City

Depart USA today for Mexico City.  Upon arrival, be met and transferred to your hotel.  Rest of the day to relax at leisure.

 

 

Day 2 –Guadalupe Shrine / Teotihuacan

After breakfast, visit the wondrous and holy Guadalupe Shrine to the Virgin Mary.  Then onward to Teotihuacan, mysterious pyramid of the Gods.  Built around 300 B.C., these ruins were built precisely to astronomical measures, yet no one knows exactly why they were built and how.  After lunch, return to Mexico City. (B,L)

 

Day 3 – Puebla / Cholula

Today we make our visit to the towns of Puebla and Cholula.  Experience the rich heritage and history of Mexico on this tour.  Visit the world´s largest pyramid and learn about the 365 churches at the archaeological zone of Cholula. Continue to Puebla to the UNESCO World Heritage site and the majestic Cathedral at the Main Square. Discover the Chapel of the Rosary, the Convent of Santa Monica and the Onyx and Talavera ceramics factories.  Opportunity to sample authentic Mexican “mole”, which Puebla is famous for.  Return to Mexico City. (B,L)

 

Day 4 – Mexico City / Cancun

Morning at leisure.  Optional city tour of Mexico City available to see the Zocalo, the National Palace, Diego Rivera Museum, the Metropolitan Cathedral, National Museum of Anthropology and History and the Independence Angel.  Afternoon transfer to the airport for your flight to Cancun.  Upon arrival, be met and transferred to your hotel.  Evening at leisure.  (B)

 

Day 5 – Chichen Itza

We embark on a full day tour to perhaps the most famous of the Mayan ruins – Chichen Itza.  Learn about the significance of the majestic structures on the site:  the observatory, the cenote, the ball court, and the castle.  Buffet lunch then return to Cancun.  (B,L)

 

Day 6 – Royal Garrafon Park (Optional)

Take a ferry ride on the crystal clear blue waters of the Caribbean to Isla Mujeres.  Arrive at Royal Garrafon Park, where snorkeling, sunbathing, a fantastic buffet lunch and option to swim with the dolphins await.  Afternoon ferry back to Cancun.  (B)

 

Day 7 – Cancun / USA

Morning at leisure.  Transfer to airport for your flight home today, taking with you wonderful memories of colorful and rich Mexico! (B)

 

 

PRICING AND ACCOMMODATIONS starting from:

 

$799 per person, 3* – Best Western Royal Zona Rosa (MEX) / La Quinta Hotel Cancun

$999 per person, 4* – Holiday Inn Buenavista (MEX) / The Westin Resort & Spa Cancun

$1299 per person, 5* – Hyatt Hotel Mexico City / Presidente Intercontinental Hotel Cancun

 

 

Inclusions:

  • Roundtrip airport transfers on shared basis
  • Hotel accommodations with daily American buffet breakfast
  • Full day tours on shared basis with lunch

 

Exclusions:

  • Airfare
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Optional tour fees
  • Items of a personal nature: room service, phone calls, laundry, etc.
  • Tips to driver and guide

 

 


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