From the high plateaux


Full Itinerary, Day by Day.

Day  1  Mexico City

Arrival at Mexico City International Airport and transfer to hotel Casablanca or similar accommodation.

Day  2  Mexico City / Queretaro / San   Miguel de Allende

Early departure to Queretaro, 211km from Mexico City.  Capital of the state of Queretaro and of major importance during the Independence wars. City visit followed by a 1 hour drive to San Miguel de Allende.  Explore this colonial city with its beautiful mansions and it’s symbol – the Gothic style cathedral. Accommodation at the hotel Real de Minas or similar.

Day 3  San Miguel de Allende / Guanajuato

Morning departure to Guanajuato, an hours drive away, and City visit.  Admire the Basílica; the University; the picturesque, historic centre with its narrow colonial roads; the underground streets (former riverbeds); the famous Callejón del Beso (The Alley of the Kiss) and enjoy a panoramic view from the El Pipila monument. Arrival and accommodation at the hotel México Plaza or similar.

Day 4  Guanajuato / San Luis Potosí / Zacatecas

Depart for San Luis Potosí, located 184 kms away.  San Luis Potosì is a colonial city that based its economy on mineral extraction during the New Spain era.  Your visit includes the Plaza de Las Armas with its gorgeous baroque Cathedral, built in 1730. Later we continue to Zacatecas, two hours away, with some time to explore this beautiful city. Accommodation at the hotel Emporio.

Day 5  Zacatecas / Guadalajara

Morning visit to the historical centre and the Cathedral, one of the pearls of mexican baroque architecture, built in rose stone during the XVIII century.  Visit the Plaza de Las Armas; the Cerro de la Bufa hill offering a fantastic panoramic view of the city; and the Mine of Edén. In the afternoon enjoy a scenic 4 hour drive to Guadalajara, named for its beauty -“The pearl of the Occident”. Arrival and accommodation at the hotel Morales or similar.

Day 6  Guadalajara

This morning we have time to visit the Teatro Degollado; the Palacio de Gobierno and the Cathedral.  We also take in the nearby village of San Pedro Tlaquepaque, now a part of the city, whose inhabitants are dedicated to the manufacture of glassblowing and a variety of arts and crafts, so you can enjoy choosing some gift of your holiday.  In the afternoon we visit the “Tequila” region, home of the ancient and famous Mexican alcoholic drink. At the Tequila village enjoy a demonstration of the whole manufacturing process at the Hacienda La Cofradia, which hosts one of the country’s best Tequila distilleries. Accommodation.

Day 7  Guadalajara / Puerto Vallarta

Transfer to the bus station. Transfer to Puerto Vallarta on deluxe coach. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation at the Krystal Vallarta hotel.

Day 8  Puerto Vallarta

Free day.

Day 9  Puerto Vallarta

Transfer  to Puerto Vallarta International Airport and farwell to your Mexico trip.

PRICES PER PERSON:Single Room — Usd    1,570.00

Double Room — Usd  1,190.00

Triple Room  Usd — Usd 1,100.00

Children ***   Usd  745.00 (0-12 years)

*** Children will share double room with their parents; no extra bed available and maximum 2 children per room. The room will be equipped with 2 queen beds.

DEPARTURE DATES:

January 07, 21 // February 04, 18// March 04  // April 08 // May 06 // June 03 // July 01 // August 05 // September 02 // October 07 // November 04 // December 02

PRICE INCLUDES:

Mentioned hotels in the program or similar accommodations ( 4* – 5* in Puerto Vallarta) // American breakfast at each hotel // Restaurant fees and tips // Transportation in Van or microbus or autobus with air conditioning and sound system // Admission tickets to the archaeological sites and museums mentioned in the program // Bus ticket on deluxe coach Guadalajara/Puerto Vallarta // Porter services in airports and hotels // English-Italian or English-French or English-Spanish speaking escort guide from 1° to 6° day