UNESCO destinations in Mexico

It´s an excellent idea to discover Mexico for beginners.
You can organize taking this tour before/after going to the beach!
The Tour includes UNESCO destinations in the central area of Mexico.
Tour guides will offer the program to relax and enjoy every stop.
Forget about asking for directions or pay admission in Spanish.
Driving your own car will take a longer time to cover such a tour.
This tour is not a desk made program; it´s an expertise Tour Guide Tour!

per adult from

$2,148

NZD

Duration

10 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Dinner
    • 1x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 9 nights
    • Private transportation
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Templo y ex-convento de la Santa Cruz de los Milagros
    • Entry/Admission - Museum of Arts of Queretaro
    • Entry/Admission - Finca Sala Vive by Freixenet Mexico
    • Entry/Admission - Museo del Queso y el Vino
    • Entry/Admission - Hill of the Bells
    • Entry/Admission - Ex-Convento Santa Martia Magdalena
    • Entry/Admission - Museo Del Dulce
    • Entry/Admission - Isla Janitzio
    • Entry/Admission - Mina La Valenciana
    • Entry/Admission - Juarez Theater (Teatro Juarez)
    • Entry/Admission - Diego Rivera Museum and Home (Museo Casa Diego Rivera)
    • Entry/Admission - Ignacio Allende House (Casa de Ignacio Allende)
    What's excluded :
    • Horseback & bicicle rides & rentals

  • Day 1: Leon Airport (BJX) - San Miguel Allende

    Stop At: El Jardin, San Miguel de Allende Mexico
    The welcome to San Miguel Allende can´t be any better! Meet the group & enjoy the Mariachi music. A band of musicians will delight you with traditional Mexican music, an authentic experience next to "The Mariachi", one of 35 Mexico´s UNESCO sites/destinations.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Dinner: 2-course Dinner may include Mexican dishes. No drinks
    Accommodation included: Hotel Casa Rosada, located right behind the main church in San Miguel Allende

    Day 2: Transfer to Querétaro. City Tour. UNESCO site

    Stop At: El Acueducto De Queretaro, Queretaro City Mexico
    I will start this town with a local icon: The aqueduct built 1738, it´s a large construction under 1 mile long with 74 arches of brick & limestone blocks.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Los Arcos, Santiago de Querétaro, Qro., Mexico
    Stop en route for pictures of the impressive fountain & arches from the overlooking point of the city.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Templo y ex-convento de la Santa Cruz de los Milagros, Independencia s/n Jardin de los Fundadores. Barrio La Cruz. Centro, Queretaro City 76000 Mexico
    Enjoy the walking tour inside the Franciscan Monastery from XVI century and discover the bedroom where Emperor Maximilian was a prisoner.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Museum of Arts of Queretaro, Calle Ignacio Allende sur 14 Centro Historico, Queretaro City 76000 Mexico
    The most important museum in town shows the pink stone construction from the XVII Century.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Hotel La Casa De La Marquesa, Calle Francisco I. Madero 41, Centro, 76000 Santiago de Querétaro, Qro., Mexico
    Named the most beautiful house in town in the past history of Querétaro, it works as one of the best hotels in town.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: El Danzante Conchero Chichimeca, 76000, Calle 5 de Mayo, Centro, 76000 Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico
    The local fountain shows a dancer wearing pre-Columbian dressing.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza de Armas, Queretaro City 76180 Mexico
    The main square with old Spanish homes from colonial times.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Gran Hotel de Queretaro, located in downtown, it´s walking distance to many of the attractions in the city

    Day 3: Tour Bernal & Tequisquiapan

    Stop At: Bernal, Bernal, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
    Established in 1647, it is a famous destination in Mexico due to the impressive monolith 1400 feet tall
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Finca Sala Vive by Freixenet Mexico, Carretera San Juan del Rio, Ezequiel Montes 76686 Mexico
    Rated #1 of several vineyards in the central area of Mexico, this one is access to the underground cava! Enjoy lunchtime as you taste local wines.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Tequisquiapan, Tequisquiapan, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
    Enjoy the walking city tour in a popular destination to families in Mexico.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Museo del Queso y el Vino, Salvador Michaus 19, Centro, 76750 Tequisquiapan, Qro., Mexico
    Delight your senses by stopping at the Museum to try local cheese & wine
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Gran Hotel de Queretaro, located in downtown, it´s walking distance to many of the attractions in the city

    Day 4: Transfer Querétaro - Morelia. City Tour

    Stop At: Hill of the Bells, Avenida Tecnologico, Esq. Hidalgo, Queretaro City Mexico
    The memorial to Emperor Maximilian
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: El Pueblito, El Pueblito, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
    One of the impressive Pyraminds in Mexico is this one with a colonial building on top.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Salvatierra, Salvatierra, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
    Enjoy an ice cream break at the main square, to admire the big church built of pink stone blocks.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Laguna de Yuriria, Guanajuato Mexico
    We will be entering the lake region in central Mexico, to find out an important number of large lakes & rivers.

    Stop At: Ex-Convento Santa Martia Magdalena, Morelos 20 Sur, Cuitzeo Mexico
    Stop en route at Cuitzeo to enjoy the walk inside the old construction from XVI Century
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Cuitzeo, Cuitzeo, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
    Enjoy the landscape of this lake, well known as the 2nd largest natural lake in Mexico. Feel lucky to watch some of the migrating birds wintering here!

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Hotel Casa Grande Morelia

    Day 5: Morelia. City Tour. UNESCO site

    Stop At: Morelia, Morelia, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
    Admire the local baroque style, which goes like a combination of Madrid-Rome in architecture. As you discover the good state of conservation of pink stone buildings, learn about art, education & history of this colonial city, established by the Spanish 1541. #Hidalgo & #Morelos, both students & priests in the local Seminary became leaders of the struggle of Independence in #Mexico started 1810. Great murals painted 1962 by a local artist can be found inside buildings to know more about the #Mexican past history. Every October, the Morelia Film Festival welcomes #Hollywood people & film directors on the competition next to the Mexican crowd.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Plaza de Armas (Plaza de los Mártires), Centro histórico de Morelia, 58000 Morelia, Mich., Mexico
    The large rectangular main square in the city has many of the Spanish homes around, with a view of the main church from every angle.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Catedral de Morelia, Av Francisco I Madero Pte S/N, Centro Historico, Morelia 58000 Mexico
    Well known as the 3rd largest in the country, The Cathedral shows carved pink stone blocks and tiles on the domes. Please admire the 3 most valuable pieces: The 0.5-ton silver monstrance, the German 46oo pipe organ & sculpture of Jesuscrist (men made in 1500´s)
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Conservatorio de las Rosas, Morelia Mexico
    This important building was the first school of music in Mexico (1743), still working!
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Museo Michoacano de las Artesanias en Exconvento de San Francisco, Bartolome de las Casas S/N - Plaza de San Francisco Humboldt / Bartolomé de las Casas, Morelia 58000 Mexico
    A must in this town, is the old Franciscan Monastery that has a Gallery & Museum to find a selection of best handcraft from indigenous villages
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Fuente Las Tarascas, Av Acueducto 890, Centro histórico de Morelia, 58000 Morelia, Mich., Mexico
    The icon of the city is the fountains that represent the fertility of land & women
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Acueducto de Morelia, Avenida Acueducto 1464, Morelia 58260 Mexico
    Concluded 1790, this is a line of 253 arches, all built of pink limestone blocks. Enjoy parks & fountains around, on the way to a local church.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Guadalupe Sanctuary, Morelia Mexico
    This church is a must in the city thanks to the hand made decoration inside, done by local potters 1913.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Museo Del Dulce, Avenida Francisco i. Madero Oriente # 440, Morelia 58000 Mexico
    The candy shop & Museum is one more stop on the way back to the hotel.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Hotel Casa Grande Morelia

    Day 6: Tour Morelia - Pátzcuaro – Morelia

    Stop At: Isla Janitzio, Patzcuaro Mexico
    Starting at 9 AM, first, we will do the boat ride to #Janitzio Island to watch the volcanic landscape & meet the fishermen with famous #ButterflyNets.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Patzcuaro, Patzcuaro, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
    When the boat ride is over, we do the walk of the city downtown talking about local history, culture & traditions. To the walk of the city, many of the handicraft shops can be found on the way to see the important buildings from the XVI century like the House of the eleven patios, the old Cathedral, The Jesuit College & the main church named Basilica after 1926. Finally, you don't suppose to miss the ice cream shop to try the famous "Pasta" ice cream.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: House of Eleven Patios (Casa de los Once Patios), Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Patzcuaro Mexico
    Visit workshops of local craftsmen still doing some pre-Columbian artwork. Shopping time will be provided.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Salud, Calle Benigno Serrato S/N, Patzcuaro 61600 Mexico
    This was a Master project for a Cathedral by Bishop Quiroga to 1555.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Tzintzuntzan, Michoacán, Mexico
    This is a pre-Columbian population that preserves the ruins of temples close to an old Franciscan Monastery from 1533.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Today we may enjoy lunchtime in a small Indian community where local women cook the traditional way based on corn.
    Accommodation included: Hotel Casa Grande Morelia

    Day 7: Transfer Morelia - Guanajuato. UNESCO site

    Pass By: Cuitzeo, Cuitzeo, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
    Enjoy the landscape of this lake, well known as the 2nd largest natural lake in Mexico. Feel lucky to watch some of the migrating birds wintering here!


    Stop At: Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
    Statue of the local hero by the overlooking point to the city.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: La Valenciana Church, Carretera a Guanajuato Dolores Hidalgo, MIneral Km 1.5, Valenciana, 36023 Guanajuato, Gto., Mexico
    Catholic temple from 1780´s fully decorated with gold leaf inside.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mina La Valenciana, Guanajuato Mexico
    Have fun walking down in the silver mine tunnel on a guided tour.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mercado Hidalgo, Jose Azueta 80 Corner with 20 de Noviembre, Guanajuato 934000 Mexico
    Local market with handicrafts.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Juarez Theater (Teatro Juarez), Sopena S/N Jardin de la Union, Guanajuato 36000 Mexico
    This impressive European look Theater is known as the 2nd best in the country.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Jardin de la Union, Guanajuato 36000 Mexico
    A typical main square from colonial times.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Parroquia de Basilica Colegiata de Nuestra Senora de Guanajuato, Calle Ponciano Aguilar 7, Centro, Guanajuato 36000 Mexico
    The main church in town.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Diego Rivera Museum and Home (Museo Casa Diego Rivera), Positos No 47 Martes- Sab 10-18:30, Dom 10-14:30, Lunes Cerrado, Guanajuato Mexico
    Birthplace of famous Mexican artist Diego Rivera.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Hotel Edelmira in downtown

    Day 8: Transfer Guanajuato - San Miguel Allende. UNESCO site

    Stop At: Monumento al Pipila, Guanajuato Mexico
    Statue of the local hero. Overlooking point to the city
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Atotonilco Sanctuary (Sanctuario de Atotonilco), Atotonilco Mexico
    Surprise yourself with an impressive church & Monastery fully decorated with paintings on the walls and the ceiling, well known as the "Mexican Sixteenth Chapel"
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: El Mirador, Real a Qro 92 Zona Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37700 Mexico
    Overlooking point to the city.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Fabrica La Aurora, Calzada de la Aurora, San Miguel de Allende 37700 Mexico
    Old construction for the cotton factory renovated to exhibit art, antiques & handicrafts.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Hotel Casa Rosada, right behind the main church in San Miguel Allende

    Day 9: San Miguel Allende City Tour. UNESCO site

    Stop At: Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, Calle Principal S/N Zona Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37725 Mexico
    Main church re-built of pink stone blocks following pictures of Cathedral in Köhln, Germany.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ignacio Allende House (Casa de Ignacio Allende), San Miguel de Allende Mexico
    Birthplace of local hero Ignacio Allende.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: El Jardin, San Miguel de Allende Mexico
    Main square.

    Stop At: House of the Counts of la Canal, San Miguel de Allende Mexico
    The impressive home of the richest Spanish man in town.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Oratorio of San Felipe Neri, San Miguel de Allende 37700 Mexico
    One of the local churches.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Plaza de la Soledad, c/ Mesones, San Miguel de Allende 37700 Mexico
    Statue of the local hero Ignacio Allende

    Stop At: Mercado de San Juan de Dios, Calle Indio Triste #40 A, San Miguel de Allende 377700 Mexico
    Local market with handicrafts
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Hotel Casa Rosada, right behind the main church in San Miguel Allende

    Day 10: Desfile de "Los Locos", parade with all kind of "Crazy" characters

    Stop At: El Jardin, San Miguel de Allende Mexico
    Meet at el Jardin (main square) to watch the famous one of a kind parade in Mexico
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Casa Rosada, Cuna de Allende 12, Zona Centro, 37700 San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Meet at Hotel Casa Rosada, right behind the main church in San Miguel AllendeAirports
    • Guanajuato International Airport, Silao - Leon Km 5.5, Col. Nuevo México, 36270 Silao, Gto., Mexico
    Departure Time :
    7:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

5

Organised by Alfredo Tour Guide

Activity ID: V-73930P9

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