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Colonial Cities: South Cuernavaca, Taxco, Puebla, Oaxaca

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 12 - 13 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 14 people
Destination(s): Mexico  
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History   Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1450 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1950 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive into Mexico City and we'll transfer you from the airport to your selected hotel. Enjoy the evening at your leisure.

Day 2: We'll acquaint you with some of Mexico City's major sites on a half-day city tour. We begin by showing you the famous zocalo (town square) and Presidential Palace where you'll see some the famous mural done by Frida's husband, Diego Rivera, covering much of Mexico's history. Continue your exploration of the capital city with visits to the metropolitan cathedral.

Reforma and Chapultepec areas include the opportunity to see many of the famous statues and monuments located throughout this upscale part of the city. We end the tour at the Anthropology Museum (on Mondays we opt for a tour of the Three Cultures site since the museum is closed on this day). You'll be returned to the hotel in the afternoon with a chance to enjoy the city on your own.

Day 3: We'll show you the Aztec pyramids of Teotihuacan and the Basilica of Guadalupe in one spectacular tour. You'll be impressed by these important national treasures and even get a stronger sense of what Mexico City has to offer.

Day 4: After breakfast we´ll take you to the City of Cuernavaca, called the "Eterna Primavera" due all year round the weather is perfect, sunny and fresh, we´ll follow visiting the Colonial city of Taxco where we´ll spend one night at hotel posada la mission, Taxco is famous for the elaboration and production of silver, visiting in all the streets, we´ll visit a silver shop. The Santa Prisca church, free time for lunch, shopping and enjoy this colonial city. Dinner included at hotel Posada la Misión.

Day 5: Get ready in the afternoon for your return to Mexico city.

Day 6: We'll show you the Colonial City of Puebla, Tonazintla and cholula, you´ll enjoy of this city as much the rest of the tours, mostly of the buildings from XVIII century, time for lunch not included, and taking a walking city tour for enjoying this place. An unforgettable tour. We´ll take you to the bus station with ticket included and we´ll take 4 hours trip to the colonial city of Oaxaca, welcome to Oaxaca city and we´ll transfer you to the hotel selected.

Day 7: In the morning you´ll enjoy a walking city tour highlighting the Santo Domingo Church and Museum among other sites. Enjoy the downtown area to see the colorful city.

Day 8: Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. You’ll tour Teotitlan, where you will get a glimpse into local artisans who are known for their intricate weaving and designs, drop by Tule, a city on the outskirts of Oaxaca City, where you will see the largest known Montezuma cypress, well over 2000 years old, and also tour Mitla, an important archaeological site in Oaxacan history.

Day 9: After breakfast, get to know Oaxaca. In the morning visit the impressive archaeological site of Monte Alban, where one of the most impressive pyramids in North America is located. This site is located on the outskirts of the city and the ancient Zapotec buildings and remains are imposing. Return and enjoy the afternoon for your own.

Day 10: Breakfast free day to explore for yourselves this magical city.

Day 11: After breakfast, visit some ancient cities around Oaxaca to see the markets and traditions that have been carried-on for centuries. Visit both Zaachila and Cuilapam. Ancient buildings abound along with ruins in both cities. Some of the handicraft traditions for which these cities are known including wood carving of Arrazola and textiles.

Day 12: After breakfast, we´ll transfer you to the bus station for taking your bus back to Mexico city (bus tickets are included), we´ll take you at your arrival to Mexico city to the Hotel Eusrostars for your final night in Mexico.

Day 13: Breakfast and transfer from Hotel to Airport. End of services.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Hotel 4 and 5 stars - 12 nights and 13 days
- Daily breakfast
- One dinner in Taxco
- All mentioned transfers in share service
- All tours mentioned are in share service including all fees to the archaeological zones
- Guide in English
- Bus tickets Puebla - Oaxaca - Mexico
- Deluxe transportation.

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