GLOBUS 2022: Mexico's Magical Colonial Cities (YG)

9 days from Mexico City to Guadalajara

For centuries, Mexico's signature mole Poblano has dazzled the palate with its dizzying number of surprising ingredients, including fruit, chocolate, and chili peppers among the list of twenty or more components to the savory sauce. The varied sights and sounds of Colonial Mexico have the same astonishing effect on those who venture down its cobblestone streets and narrow alleyways. For it's here that you can see Baroque architecture reminiscent of the Old World, museums that rival Europe's finest, and even a pyramid wider than any in Egypt. With visits to five UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the pink-spired, 17th-century church of San Miguel de Allende, this tour of Mexico takes you back in time while leading you to some of today's most magnificent scenery. From the rainbow-lined sidewalks of Guanajuato to the inviting plazas of Guadalajara, you'll be shimmying to mariachi music, sipping mezcal and margaritas, and shouting everyone's favorite word, Tequila!

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9 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1Mexico CityWelcome to Mexico! Schedule flights to arrive by 4 pm in time to meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink. A transfer from Mexico City International Airport to your hotel is included.
Day 2Mexico CityMEXICO CITY Folklorico Ballet Show at the Palace of Fine Arts. Guided sightseeing includes Paseo de la Reforma Avenue, the historic center (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) featuring the Zocalo, the National Palace, the Metropolitan Cathedral, and Templo Mayor (the great temple of the Aztec capital). Free time this evening. (B,L)
Day 3Mexico CityCHOLULA Guided sightseeing includes the famous Church of the Lady of Remedies, which sits atop the largest pyramid in the world.
PUEBLA Visit the historic center (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), the Cathedral, and the Parian craft market, followed by lunch at a local restaurant to sample [LF] Poblano mole (a traditional regional dish). (B,L)
Day 4San Miguel de AllendeSAN MIGUEL ALLENDE Walking tour includes the historic main square with Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and 17th-century church known for its soaring pink spires. Free time this afternoon. (B,D)
Day 5SAN MIGUEL ALLENDEVisit to the Fabrica la Aurora includes a [LF] local artist interaction. Free time the remainder of the day. (B)

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in San Miguel de Allende with a visit to its artisan shops and cafes. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
Day 6SAN MIGUEL ALLENEDE-DOLORES HIDALGO-GUANAJUATODOLORES HIDALGO Orientation walk through Dolores Hidalgo, the birthplace of Mexico's Independence.
GUANAJUATO Walking tour includes the historic center (a UNESCO World Heritage site), the Basilica, the University, and the famous Callejon del Beso (the Alley of the Kiss). See the city's underground streets and panoramic views from atop El Pipila. Free time this evening. (B,L)
Day 7GuadalajaraTLAQUEPAQUE Orientation walk and visit to Paco Padilla's Taller de Ceramica (ceramic workshop) includes a [LF] hands-on ceramics experience. Lunch at a local restaurant includes a traditional mariachi show and music.
GUADALAJARA Free time this evening. (B,L)
Day 8GuadalajaraTEQUILA Guided visit to the Agave Landscape (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and orientation walk through the city center. Guided tour of the Mundo Cuervo (Jose Cuervo) distillery includes a tequila tasting before lunch at a local restaurant.
GUADALAJARA Farewell dinner. (B,L,D)
Day 9GuadalajaraYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. A transfer to the Guadalajara International Airport (Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Airport) is included. (B)

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