Mexico City Stopover
4 days with Intrepid Travel Rating:
Day 1: Mexico City
Arrive in Mexico City. A welcome pack will be waiting at the hotel including all the information you need for your tour.
Modern meets ancient in Mexico City - one of the world's largest urban centres. Although crowded and smoggy, D.F. (Distrito Federal) offers a great variety of impressive museums, galleries and architecture, along with exciting night life and delicious street food. Today is just an arrival day, there are no organised activities. If you arrive early perhaps head to the Zocalo, the city's huge central square, to see Aztec ruins and colonial architecture or relax in one of the many parks, plazas and gardens.
Day 2: Mexico City
Embark on a city tour including the Zocalo, Metropolitan Cathedral and Templo Mayor. See one of Diego Rivera's most famous murals at Museo Mural and explore the fresh food stalls at Mercado San Juan,
Day 3: Mexico City
Guided tour of Teotihuacan - the site of the massive Pyramid of the Sun and Pyramid of the Moon which dominate the skyline of the complex.
With the help of a local guide, you will have time to stroll down ‘The Avenue of the Dead’, uncover its many wonders and imagine what life must have been like nearly 2000 years ago.
You will also visit Basilica de Guadalupe and have a chance to sample pulque, an ancient alcoholic beverage that pre-dates tequila.
Day 4: Mexico City
There are no activities planned for the final day, departure flights can be at any time.
All This Included
Navigate your way through this enormous, vivacious and much-lauded city on this exciting Mexican stopover. Set out on a city tour and become privy to the history surrounding the immense and stunning sights of the Templo Mayor, Palace of Government for Diego Rivera Murals, Cathedral, Palacio de Bellas Artes and Torre Latinoamericana. Wander the stalls of Mercado de San Juan and be overwhelmed by the incredible array of produce on display – choosing where to eat will be a small kind of torture. Experience the incredible Aztec ruins of Teotihuacan with a knowledgeable local guide. Learn about the Pyramids of the Sun and Moon, and stroll down the Avenue of the Dead hearing about its grizzly significance. In spare time, simply chill out with some amazing local food and let this city’s ambience overtake you.
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