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Central Mexico

$1170 per person

Mexico is a land of extremes, with high mountains and deep canyons in the center of the country, sweeping deserts in the north, and dense rain forests in the south and east.

It is  is a country thriving with unique culture and history. Mexico offers a variety of opportunities to explore its ancient historical landmarks or indulge in one of its many unique resorts right on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico or the Pacific Ocean.

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Lebanon
  • Included
    Accommodation
    Airport Transfers
    Breakfast
    Entry Fees
    Guide
    Tours
  • Not Included
    Insurance
    Meals
    Ticket
    Visa
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Day 1: ARRIVAL MEXICO CITY
Arrive at Mexico City International Airport. Our representative will meet and greet you, and then transfer you to the selected hotel. Have the rest of the day at leisure, taking advantage of the hotel amenities or exploring the beautiful surroundings.  Overnight in Mexico City
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Day 2: MEXICO CITY TOUR
After breakfast, you will have a wonderful day visiting the most important churches and buildings in Mexico City, including the Church of the Holy Family where you will see the tomb of the beatified Fray Miguel Agustin Pro and the Metropolitan Cathedral, the oldest and largest cathedral in Latin America. Also visit the National Palace featuring impressive murals by famous artist Diego Rivera, the 18th-century Santo Domingo Church, and the Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary. Overnight in Mexico City
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Day 3: MEXICO CITY – TEOTIHUACAN (50km – 2 hrs)
Have a tasty breakfast at the hotel and depart north of the city. En route we make a stop at the Plaza of the Three Cultures, named after the three cultures reflected in the buildings – Tenochtitlán, Spanish, and modern Mexico. Continue to the Shrine of Guadalupe, the ‘Patroness of the Americas’, visiting its old temple which was constructed in the early 18th century in reverence to the Virgin Mary, admiring the new basilica, and catching a glimpse of the other religious buildings. Head to Acolman, and en route, visit the Church of the Fifth Apparition of the Virgin of Guadalupe, where the Virgin Mary was said to have appeared to Juan Diego. In Acolman, a small town north of Mexico City, we will visit the 16th-century Monastery of San Agustin. Continue to Teotihuacan for your overnight stay. Overnight in Teotihuacan.
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Day 4: TEOTIHUACAN – OCOTLAN – PUEBLA (170km – 3 hrs)
In the morning, after breakfast, visit the Teotihuacan archaeological site – ‘the place where the gods were created’ - including the pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, the Avenue of the Dead and the Quetzalcoatl temple. Find out more about the life of the ancient Aztecs while learning about the use of obsidian and maguey. Afterwards, continue to Ocotlan for a visit to Our Lady of Ocotlan. The apparitions of Ocotlan began in 1541 when the Virgin Mary appeared to Juan Diego Bernardino, who was going to bring healing water to his ill family. She showed Juan a spring of water and said: “Not only your relatives and friends will be healed, but also all those who drink this. Know that upon drinking just one drop, the sick will not only be cured, but they will receive perfect health!” From this, a shrine was constructed to commemorate this holy encounter and the apparition of the Virgin Mary. Continue to Puebla and check into your hotel.  Overnight in Puebla.  
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Day 5: PUEBLA – TAXCO (250km – 4 hrs)
After breakfast, we explore the colonial city of Puebla. Enjoy a panoramic tour visiting most of the city’s famous churches, such as the cathedral, the Convent of Santa Monica, followed by the gilded and sculpted Rosary Chapel. A short stroll through the picturesque city centre allows you to appreciate the range of architectural styles, with a strong presence of baroque palaces, monasteries, and mansions. Local geological features are reflected in the widespread use of Cantera stone, a grey volcanic rock, together with red brick and tiles. Enjoy the colours of Puebla, indulge in its local food, and learn about the tradition of Talavera pottery. Continue to the beautiful city of Taxco, known as the “Silver Capital of the World”. Visit the famous parish Church of Santa Prisca to admire its impressive Churrigueresque style. Then, stroll the charming cobblestone streets, admiring the silver work of skilled craftsmen. Overnight in Taxco
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Day 6: TAXCO – CUERNAVACA – TEPOZTLAN – MEXICO CITY (200km – 4 hrs)
Depart early in the morning after breakfast to Cuernavaca, acclaimed throughout Mexico as the “City of Eternal Spring” for its year-round warmth. Upon arrival, see the Cathedral of Cuernavaca, one of oldest cathedrals on the American continent, built by some of the earliest Christian missionaries in Mexico in the 16th century. Continue to beautiful Tepoztlan. Protected by huge mountains and riffs, this ‘Magical Town’ stands at the foot of the Tepozteco Mountain. Local folklore considers Tepoztlan the birthplace of deity Quetzalcoatl, meaning ‘feathered serpent’. Next, we see the 16th-century ex-Convent of Dominico de la Natividad (closed on Mondays), a mesmerising UNESCO World Heritage Site. From here we head back to Mexico City to enjoy your last night in the capital.  Overnight in Mexico City.
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Day 7: DEPART MEXICO CITY
Have a delicious breakfast at the hotel and, at the appropriate time, enjoy a comfortable transfer to the airport for your return flight home.
Location
  • Northen America
Things to do and see
  • Museum Hop in : The most popular museum in the city is the Frida Kahlo House
  • Join the Day of the Dead parade
  • Visit the Pyramids of Teotihuacan
  • See Lucha Libre
  • Explore a Colonial Town
  • Check Out the Street Art
Eating out & Nightlife
  • Eat All The Tacos
  • Have a night out on the town in Guadalajara is Avenida Chapultepec
  • Listen to mariachi music is Plaza Garibaldi
  • Sample Tequila & Mezcal
  • Try the Holy Mole! The sauce contains over 20 ingredients and is dark thanks to the chocolate and mulato peppers.
Moving Around
  • The best way is the tourist buses
  • THE TROLEBUS (CDMX TRAMS) can be useful and cheap
  • On call taxis
Weather
  • The wet season is warm and overcast
  • The dry season is comfortable and partly cloudy.
  • The warm season from March 21 to June 7
  • The cool season from November 18 to February 3
Dress code
  • Light pants
  • Good walking shoes
  • Light Jacket
  • T shirts
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
Currency
  • Mexico uses the Mexican peso (MXN).
  • Some resort cities may accept U.S. dollars
  • Credit cards are used in big malls, restaurants and hotels
  • Cash is needed for smaller shops
  • ATMs are all around Mexico
Visa
  • Visa is required for Lebanese citizen needs (call us for further details )

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