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Central Mexico Adventure
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Slip off those all-inclusive wristbands and look beyond the beachfront complexes to uncover a fascinating layer of Mexican culture. This nine-day trip hits all the marks with an itinerary that gets you climbing ancient pyramids and exploring ruins. Embark on a taco street crawl and learn how mezcal is made from its birthplace in Oaxaca. If you're yearning to take a dip into an infinity pool with a view, the mineral ponds of Hierve el Agua have got you covered.

  • Duration: 9 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • Physical rating: Light
  • Supplier Tour ID: CMMO/240351
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Starts: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Finishes: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Age requirement: 18 - 39
You will Visit
  • Mexico City
  • Veracruz
  • Oaxaca

Itinerary

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Day 1: Mexico City

Arrive at any time.
Arrive at any time. Check into the hotel and enjoy the city. Please try to arrive before 6pm for an important group meeting where you can meet the Chief Experience Officer (CEO) and the other group members.

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Day 2: Mexico City

Enjoy a free day to discover Mexico City. Explore one of the world's largest metropolitan areas. Opt to visit Frida Kahlo's house, see the iconic architecture of Museo Soumaya, or go on a party boat at the nearby floating gardens of Xochimilco. At night, opt to witness the high-flying practitioners of “lucha libre,” Mexico's world-famous brand of wrestling.

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Day 3: Mexico City

Take a day trip to the famous archaeological site of Teotihuacán to visit the massive pyramids. In the evening, set off in search of the perfect taco with a street food crawl. Indulge in one of Mexico's most iconic delicacies, as you take in the sights of this capital city.

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Day 4: Mexico City/Veracruz

Travel to the coastal city of Veracruz. This historic city is home to beautiful beaches, nearby ruins, and some of the best whitewater rafting in Mexico. After arriving, go on an orientation walk with the CEO.

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Day 5: Veracruz

Enjoy a free day in Veracruz. Opt to hit the beach, go whitewater rafting, or visit the nearby UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tlacotalpan.

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Day 6: Veracruz/Oaxaca

Travel to colonial Oaxaca. Orientation walk to the main square and nearby markets.
Upon arrival in Oaxaca, your CEO will take you an orientation walk around town to introduce you to this fascinating city.

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Day 7: Oaxaca

Set off for a day trip to the stunning Hierve el Agua petrified waterfall, then stop for a mezcal tasting on the way back to Oaxaca.

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Day 8: Oaxaca

Opt to travel to nearby artisan communities, take a mole cooking class, or check out the Zapotec ruins of Monte Albán.

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Day 9: Oaxaca

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Your Foodie Moment: Taco Street Food Crawl, Mexico City Your Foodie Moment: Mezcal Tasting, Oaxaca Your Discover Moment: Oaxaca
    • Teotihuacán ruins visit
    • Taco street food crawl
    • Oaxaca market visit
    • Hierve el Agua petrified waterfall day trip
    • Mezcal tasting
    • Orientation walk of Veracruz and Oaxaca
    • Free time in Mexico City, Veracruz and Oaxaca
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Simple hotels/hostels (8 nts, most multi-share)
    • 8 breakfasts, 1 dinner
    Transport
    • Public air-conditioned bus, private vehicle
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • Trek up the pyramids of Teotihuacán
  • Sip (don't shoot) mezcal in its birthplace
  • Dip into the mineral pools of a petrified waterfall
  • Pick up artisan goods from local makers