Capitals of Mexico

6 Days 5 Nights (Air+Land, Guided Tour)

Mexico City, Morelia, Janitzio, Patzcuardo, Chapala, Guadalajara, Tequila

Day 1: (SUN) Canada – Mexico City

Arrive at Mexico City and transfer to the hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 2: (MON) Mexico City

Today join a sightseeing tour of the city and visit the Plaza of Three Cultures, the Zócalo (main square) and its Metropolitan Cathedral, the main Aztec temple, Chapultepec Park, the “Paseo de la Reforma” Avenue and the other main avenues of this impressive city. At the end of the visit travel to the Basilica of Guadalupe, the most visited Catholic church in the Americas where the Virgin of Guadalupe is found. In the afternoon, travel to the neighborhood of Xochimilco, a wonderful place with canals and semi-floating gardens. Here take a ride in a “trajinera”, one of the boats festooned with flowers. In the evening, visit the Plaza de Garibaldi, with its many bars, restaurants and bars where tacos and tequila are served, and the Mariachis sing. Dinner is included in a traditional restaurant

Day 3: (TUE) Mexico City – Morelia – Janitzio – Patzcuaro

Travel from Mexico City to the state of Michoacán. Visit Morelia, the splendid Michoacán capital whose center, with its magnificent cathedral, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. Have lunch and take a stroll in the center. Then go on to the beautiful Lake Pátzcuaro, the heart of the Purépecha region. Embark and travel to the island of Janitzio, a picturesque village full of life and craft shops. After this, see the Patzuaro, a pretty colonial village with its outstanding Basilica of Our Lady of Health and the house of the eleven courtyards which today is a craft center. Overnight in this “magical village”.

Day 4: (WED) Patzcuaro – Chapala – Tlaquepaque – Guadalajara

Leave for the state of Jalisco. See Lake Chapala, the largest natural lake in Mexico, surrounded by mountains. At Chapala, time for a stroll and lunch in this small tourist city by the lake. Arrival in Guadalajara. Late afternoon, transfer to the Tlaquepaque district, with its picturesque streets full of shops and craftsmen. You can have dinner in “El Parían” a large square with many typical restaurants where there will be no lack of Mariachis.

Day 5: (THU) Guadalajara – Tequila – Guadalajara

In the morning, visit to Guadalajara, the modern metropolis with its colonial historic center, its cathedral, its market, its Tapatía square. Enter the Cabañas Hospice, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. Next, visit the town of Tequila that will include going to a distillery and to see how the famous Mexican drink is made (entrance and tasting included). After this, time for a stroll and lunch in the picturesque town of Tequila. After lunch, return to Guadalajara.

Day 6: (FRI) Guadalajara- Mexico City – Canada

After breakfast, transfer to the bus station. Arrive in Mexico City and transfer to the airport for flight back HOME.


Departure Dates 2020 & 2021

(Sunday Arrival)

Vancouver Departure Toronto Departure Single Supp.
2020: April 12, May 10, Jun 07, July 05, Aug 02, 30, September 27, October 25, November 22 & December 20 1890 1830 380
2021: January 17/ February 14

March 14


Your Tour Package Includes

• Roundtrip international airfare from Canada to Mexico City.
• Airport arrival and departure transfers to the hotel.
• 3 Star – 4 Star hotel accommodation based on double occupancy
• Guided sightseeing tour on a bus with admissions and transportation as listed
• Professional English-speaking local guide service
• Daily breakfast and 1 lunch or dinner
• Tax amount: CAD$ 250

Your Tour Package Does NOT Include

• Travel/medical/cancellation insurance, travel visa and all personal expenses
• Tipping and gratuities to local guides, drivers and hotel staff
• Any items not specified as included

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