MEXICO CITY SUR, XOCHICALCO & TEPOZOTLAN

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Tour at a Glance

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TRAVELIAN JOURNEYS  
  Limited to 16 guests                   5 Days / 4 Nights                Physical demand: Level 2  
     
TOUR DATES  
  Aug 16-20, 2018          Aug 15-19, 2019  
     
2018 - COST PER PERSON:     Change currency to: CAD | USD

 
  Sharing room:                     $  
  Single supplement:            $    
  Charges will be processed in MXN.  
     
  Eventbrite - Tour to Mexico City Sur - Xochicalco & Tepoztlan  
     

Tour Details

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Join us in a revealing natural, cultural and archeological tour, to the southern zone of greater Mexico City.

Discover the canals and painted boats of Xochimilco Park and the Dolores Olmedo Museum. Visit historic Coyoacan for lunch on the plaza and take in the Frida Kahlo Museum. Explore the spectacular Xochicalco archeological site in the semi-tropical state of Morelos. Embrace the captivating Pueblo Magico of Tepotzlan. Visit the new Museo Soumaya as well as the Museo de Artes Populares. Stay at a comfortable highly-rated hotel selected to avoid DF traffic congestion. Travel with a small group in comfort and safety knowing that you’re in expert hands. Discover the heart of Mexico for a memorable tour with beautiful scenery, fascinating culture and welcoming people.

Break out of the everyday, and take in the uncommon sites of Mexico City Sur.



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Itinerary - 5 Days


DAY 1
7:00 AM Depart on a four hour drive to Mexico City. After arriving and checking into our hotel, we’ll enjoy lunch together. Then, we’ll head out to the picturesque district of Coyoacan where we’ll visit the Frida Kahlo Museum. We’ll have dinner that evening in Coyoacan at a lovely restaurant on the main square.

DAY 2
We’ll start the day with breakfast at our hotel. This morning we’ll explore the Parque Ecologico Xochimilco where we’ll bird-watch around the marshes and lakes with our guide. For lunch we’ll board a traditional trajinera and tour Xochimilco’s historical canals. In the afternoon, we’ll visit the remarkable Dolores Olmedo Patino Museum with its manicured gardens and astonishing collection of art, including many priceless pre-hispanic pieces as well as original paintings by Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo and Angelina Belof. That evening we’ll return to our hotel for cocktails and have dinner at a nearby restaurant.

DAY 3
After breakfast at our hotel, we’ll visit the new Soumaya Museum and enjoy lunch in the Polanco District. That afternoon we'll enjoy the remarkable Museo de Arte Popular (Folk Art Museum). We'll have dinner together a fine restaurant downtown.

DAY 4
Once we've had breakfast at our hotel, we’ll travel to the semi-tropical state of Morelos, 2 hour south of Mexico City. Here, we’ll spend the morning bird-watching and exploring the spectacular archeological site of Xochicalco, listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. We'll enjoy lunch on the shores of Lago de Coatetelco. On our way back we’ll visit the Pueblo Magico of Tepoztlan, where we’ll experience its Sunday market. Once we’ve returned to Mexico City, you may relax at our hotel, or wander around Perisur, one of the city’s most upscale shopping centers. We’ll enjoy cocktails and dinner that evening at a nearby restaurant.

DAY 5
After a leisurely breakfast, we’ll pack and check out of our hotel. We’ll leave for San Miguel de Allende. In San Juan del Rio, we'll stop for lunch at a Barbacoa restaurant; a traditional cuisine found in the State of Queretaro. We plan to arrive in San Miguel by 6:00PM

* Meals marked with an asterisk are not included in the tour's fee.
This itinerary is subject to changes without prior notification.

 
 

WHAT TO TAKE

 
     
  Bring an official ID such as your current Passport and/or INAPAM ID if you have one.
  Water bottle or small canteen, which can be filled up with purified water in the hotel.
  Binoculars.
  Camera
  Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses.
  Rain gear.
  Day pack.
  Light-weight walking/ hiking shoes.
  A fleece garment can be useful in case of chilly mornings.
  Umbrella and rain gear 
  Hiking sticks
  Insect repellent
  Day pack
  Light-weight walking/hiking shoes 
  A fleece garment can be useful in case of chilly mornings.
  We recommend packing your binoculars, toiletries and travel documents in your day pack.
   A supply of resealable plastic storage bags can be very handy for storing food items from the breakfast, to be used as mid-morning snacks.
 


     
 

Further details about this tour

 
 
 
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Travelian Tour Leader

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Rodrigo Lopez
Photo of Rodrigo López Rodrigo is an enthusiastic birdwatcher and photographer. His love of Mexico is shared daily in the outstanding in-depth tours he develops and shares with travelers. He holds degrees in Business Administration from the prestigious Instituto Politecnico Nacional in Mexico City, and Creative Marketing from Texas A & M (Mexico City Program).
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Tour Map

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Tour Cost

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$

  Price per person, double occupancy.
For a single-room, add:
 

$

     
 
INCLUDES:
  Accommodations (4 nights)
  Breakfast daily
  Entrance fees as outlined in itinerary
  Comfortable private transportation with driver
  Tipping & porterage taken care of by tour leader along the way
  Travelian tour leaders
  Small group experience: 18 travelers maximum
     
  Eventbrite - Tour to Mexico City Sur - Xochicalco & Tepoztlan
 

Physical Demand

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    LEVEL 2
    Includes Level 1 plus: Walking or hiking modest uphill/downhill in town or on improved (paved or gravel) trails for a period of up to four hours at a time. Or walking in urban settings with stair-climbs.

Click here for a description of all activity levels.
 
 

Featured Photo

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  The Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999.

 
 

 

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