Day 1 Arrival - Mexico City (NH Hotel)
Welcome at the Mexico City Benito Juarez International Airport, transfer to the hotel of your choice and accommodation.
Day 2 TuriBus in Mexico City
After breakfast, we travel through the history of Mexico aboard the Turibus. See Mexico attractions: archaeological, modern and contemporary colonial, in a fun and cultural tour. The Turibus features up to 21 stops in which you can walk down and meet the city and after a while return to the bus and continue the journey. If you like you can take the second tour stop in the Cibeles Fountain and make your trip more complete. Return to the hotel (one day ticket).
Day 3 Guadalupe Shrine - Teotihuacan Pyramids (39 km)
After breakfast we will visit the Square of the Three Cultures, where the past and present mix. We will also get to visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of America before proceeding to the impressive archaeological zone of Teotihuacan, to admire the monumental Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, the Temple of Quetzalpapalotl, the citadel and the avenue of the dead. We will also visit an arts and crafts center. Return to your hotel, and have the rest of the day to yourself.
Day 4 Xochimilco
After breakfast, we will go on a panoramic tour of the World Trade Center, the Siquieros Cultural Polyforum, the Mexico Bullring, the Theater of the Insurgentes, the Olympic Stadium, the University City, and the lava gardens of San Angel. Then we head to Xochimilco, a UNESCO world heritage site, where we will ride an Aztec boat. We'll go to the colonial district of Coyoacan with its XVI century mansion and the impressive paintings at the Church of Saint John the Baptist.
Day 5 Cuernavaca - Taxco (255 km)
After breakfast, we will take a panoramic tour in Cuernavaca, the city of eternal spring. Visit one of the oldest cathedrals in America, the Palace of Cortes. From there we will continue to Sierra Madre to visit Taxco. Taxco, also know as the World Silver Capital, is a UNESCO world heritage site famous for the Baroque parish church of Santa Prisca with its cobblestone streets and the silver artwork of its people. Return to your hotel, and have the rest of the day to yourself.
Day 6 Puebla - Cholula (216 km)
After breakfast, we'll visit Huejotzingo to see the XVI century Monastery of San Miguel and the world's largest pyramid at the archaeological zone of Cholula with its 365 churches. We'll continue to Puebla , a UNESCO world heritage site. Majority of Puebla's buildings are decorated with tiles and beautifully sculpted freestone. We'll see its majestic Cathedral at the Main Square, the Chapel of the Rosary - considered the eighth wonder of the world, the Convent of Santa Monica, and the Onyx and Talavera ceramic factories. Return to your hotel, and have the rest of the day to yourself. *Ceramic factory visits available only on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Day 7 Mexico City
Today we will leave from Mexico City and then transfer to the airport for our return flight back home.