Colonial Route

Departures to San Miguel de Allende on Wednesdays: Pax must be arriving at least two days before.

Day 01-(MON) ARRIVAL TRANSFER

Welcome at the Mexico City’s Benito Juarez international airport, transfer to the hotel of your choice and accommodation.

Day 02 (TUE) MEXICO CITY

Breakfast. We will start our city tour visiting the Cultural and Historic Heri-tage downtown district where we will find the National Palace and its beautiful murals painted by the great muralist Diego Rivera, the constitution square or “Zocalo”, the Main Aztec Temple and the Metropolitan Cathedral as well as some of the main avenues. Later, we will visit Chapultepec Park and one of the most important Residential areas of Mexico City, and the “Pink Zone”. Overnight.

Day 03.(WED)MÉXICO, D.F. – QUERETARO – SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE

Breakfast. Departure to Querétaro, a cultural and historic heritage site to visit the Aqueduct, the Convent of the crosses and its Historic Downtown district; Continue to San Miguel de Allende, also declared as cultural and historic heritage site, where many intellectuals and artists live. Visiting San Miguel‘s Parish church with the Holy House Chapel, the Inquisitor’s House, the San Francisco church and the Allende’s house. You will enjoy a great variety of handicrafts stores, restaurants and bars. Overnight.

Day 04. (THU) SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE – DOLORES HIDALGO – GUANAJUATO

Breakfast. Departure to Dolores Hidalgo, where in 1810, the father Don Miguel Hidalgo, began the Independence war. Also José Alfredo Jimenez, one of the most famous musician composers, was born here. Continue to spectacular Guanajuato, another cultural and historic heritage site of humanity. Overnight.

Day 05 (FRI) GUANAJUATO – GUADALAJARA

Breakfast. In the morning we will visit this fabulous city, full of beautiful colonial alleys and plazas, the University, the Juarez Theater, the Kissing Alley and the Diego Rivera‘s house amongst others; Its streets and subterra-nean avenues are one of a kind in the country. Other attractions are the Alhóndiga de Granaditas, the Museum of Don Quixote and the museum of the Mommies. Then we travel to the Lion City, famous for the manufacture of footwear, hence depart to San Juan de los lagos one of the most famous religious sactuary; then Guadalajara, where tequila and mariachis were born. Overnight.

Day 06- (SAT) GUADALAJARA – TEQUILA – TLAQUEPAQUE -GUADALAJARA

Breakfast. Departure to the Tequila region, that is also a cultural and historic heritage site; at the Amatitlán village visitors will go to one of the country‘s best Tequila distilleries, to see the whole manufacturing tequila process. After this visit, we continue to San Pedro Tlaquepaque, where its inhabitants are dedicated to glassblowing manufacturing and all kinds of handicrafts. Overnight.

Day 07- (SUN) GUADALAJARA – PATZCUARO/MORELIA

Breakfast. In the morning we leave early to Tonalá and craft market. We will continue to Patzcuaro, visiting en route Vicente Fernandez Ranch called “Los Tres Potrillos”, the entrance is subject to availability and permission by their guards as it is a private property; we will visit the restaurant for lunch on your own and its store considered “the world’s largest cowboy store. Pátzcuaro, which is famous for its colonial beauty and its unique traditions; Continue on to Morelia, a Cultural and Historic Heritage site, worldwide known for its student habitat and its magnificent colonial buildings of *pink cantera*: such as the Cathedral, the Government Palace, the Clavijero Palace, the Major Plaza, the market of typical candies, the Aqueduct, and the Guadalupita Temple at San Diego Convent with its majestic Indian baroque décor. Overnight.

Day 08- (MON) MORELIA / MEXICO

Breakfast. Transfer to the Bus Station to take your first class bus service to Ciudad de México. Arrival and transfer to your hotel. Overnight.

Day 09- (TUE) DEPARTURE TRANSFER

Breakfast. At the time indicated, transfer to the airport to board your return flight home.


 Include:

03 nights in Mexico City, 1 night in San Miguel Allende, 1 night in Guanajuato, 2 nights in Guadalajara, 1 night in Morelia, Daily Breakfast, Arrival and departure transfers, México City Tour, Land transportation Mex– Sma—Gto-Gdl—Mlm. Visit to a Tequila distillery and the Mummies museum.

Transfer out in Morelia. Bus ticket Morelia-México, transfer in México.

English speaking guide.