Cholula, Atlixco and Brilla Fest from Mexico City

At 09:00 a.m., pick up at Avenida de la República #154, Col. Tabacalera, Mexico City. We leave for Cholula which is one of the nine Magical Towns of the state of Puebla; renowned for its large pyramidal structure, which supports a religious sanctuary from the 16th century.

To start your tour, nothing like doing it from its Plaza de la Concordia, located in front of the Zócalo, you will identify it with its unmistakable portals built almost 450 years ago. Below them are the largest number of shops; such as craft shops, cafes, restaurants, and hotels, so it is an area where you will find everything. Free time to enjoy the Archaeological Zone or the Magic Town. At 3:00 p.m., departure to Atlixco. The view of the Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl volcanoes is impressive from all angles, especially when we see them a few kilometers away. This is one of the postcards with which Atlixco welcomes us, which is approximately 40 minutes away from the capital of Puebla. At 6:30 p.m., we leave for the Brilla Fest event where the beautiful Christmas arrives with a large dose of peace and harmony. This magical space of light will respectfully provide a message of hope, joy, and love for life because we believe in renewal and in that forward spirit that lies in all of us to overcome the current situation. Tribute to life!

At 21:40, departure to Mexico City.

Inclusions: Tourist transportation from Mexico City, Tour driver, Visit Cholula, Visit Atlixco, Visit Brilla Fest, Tips

Exclusions: Admissions to Brilla Fest, No tip, Nothing previously unspecified

Minimum: 02 Pax

Approx Duration: 15 hrs.

Schedule: 09:00 - 24:00 hrs.

 

 

Magic Towns Bernal, Tequisquiapan and Caves of Freixenet from Mexico City

At 07:00 hrs; Pick up at Hotel Barceló Reforma, we will depart to the Magical Town of Bernal in the State of Queretaro considered a town lost in time, it is considered magical because of the beauty of its buildings and bright colors, which houses legends and dreamy landscapes, the word Bernal comes from Arabic origin and means rock, precisely this town has the third largest monolith in the world, after the Rock of Gibraltar and the Sugar Loaf of Brazil, get to know El Castillo, ancient prison of viceregal style built in the 17th century and currently the home of the municipal palace and the Temple of San Sebastián Mártir built in the early 1700s.

We will continue visiting Freixenet, an enigmatic place where we will descend to a depth of 25 meters and enjoy a tour of its wine cellars, where you will learn about the process of making sparkling and calm wines. At the end of the tour, you will enjoy a wine tasting in a glass. Finally, we go to Tequisquiapan, another Magical Town, projected before the gaze of travelers as a precious sample of the Mexican province, with its beautiful color and picturesque details, still preserves squares and houses a suggestive viceregal style, noble and aged. We will visit the Geographical Center of Mexico 1916, the splendid craft market, and the parish of Santa María de Asunción.

At 18:00hrs we take the way back to Mexico City.

Minimum: 02 Pax

Inclusions: Transportation from Mexico City, Professional guide English / Spanish, Visit of Magic Town of Bernal, Visit of Freixenet Cave, Wine tasting, Glass of wine as a souvenir, Visit of Magical Town of Tequisquiapan

Exclusions: Tips

TIPS: Bring warm and comfortable clothes, tennis shoes for walking, jacket or sweater, sun blocker, camera and cash for shopping

Approx Duration: 14 hrs.

Traditional day of the dead at Mixquic from Mexico City

13:45 hrs pick up at Avenida Plaza de la República #154, Col. Tabacalera.

Mixquic is a town that still preserves the tradition and the real essence of the day of death, they traditionally commemorate this day with sawdust rugs and cempasúchil flowers, prehispanic dances y colorful altars. Dare yourself to know and to discover more about how locals spiritually receive their dead familiars and friends, it’s a unique and every year rite.

The return is the same day at the same point at approximately 23:59 hrs

Inclusions: Transportation, Tour guide, Visit to the Temple of San Andrés Apostol, Mixquic Pantheon, Alumbrada Show, 01 calaverita, Box lunch

Exclusions: Tips

Schedule: 13:45 - 24:00 hrs.

Approx Duration: 10 hrs. 

Minimum: 01 Pax 

Operation Day: November 02nd

Zacatlán and Salto de Quetzalapan Waterfall from Mexico City

At 07:00 a.m., pick up at Hotel Barceló Reforma. We leave for the Sierra Norte de Puebla where we will visit the Quetzalapan waterfall, this waterfall is fed by the Quetzalapan River that comes from the Chignahuapan Lagoon. In 1930 a hydroelectric plant was founded here that served as a source of energy for the surrounding towns such as Chignahuapan, Zacatlán, and Aquixtla. You can still see the remains of the constructions that were on this site.

A curious fact is that to reach the fall of the waterfalls it is necessary to descend 365 stone steps and the inhabitants of the area comment that one was placed for each day of the year. Free time to enjoy this natural place and take pictures.

Later, we will visit the Magical Town of Zacatlán, where we will visit the fruit wine factory, they will explain the elaboration process and you will be able to taste them.

We will visit the Zacatlán tile and glass mural, unique in Mexico; Composed of thousands of pieces of glass, Talavera, and mirrors, the mural draws 12 large mosaics in the shape of an apple, and in each of them symbols that characterize Zacatlán and that have contributed to the greatness of its town are shown. Enjoy a view from the Mirador de Cristal. Also, take a photo at the Floral Clock, which is undoubtedly an emblem of Zacatlán that you cannot miss.

At 18:00, return to Mexico City. End of services.

Inclusions: Transportation from Mexico City, Driver in Spanish, Visit Quetzalapan Waterfall, Visit the Zacatlán Mural, Visit the Zacatlán Refreshment Factory, Visit the Mirador, Visit the Zacatlán Floral Clock, Visit the Sphere Factory, Visit Chignahuapan

Exclusions: Admision to Cascada de Quetzalapan, Tips

Minimum: 02 Pax

Approx Duration: 14 hrs.

Schedule: 07:00 - 21:00 hrs.

 

Magical Towns of Tlayacapan and Tepoztlan from Mexico City

Pick up at 08:00 hrs at Hotel Barceló Reforma, we will depart to the State of Morelos where we will visit the Magical Town of Tlayacapan which offers a majestic landscape between mountains. In this town a lot of local fairs are celebrated accompanied by traditional dance very representatives, the “Chinelo” dance has become a symbol of Morelos state; it is believed that Tlayacapan is the cradle of the Chinelo costume and the Music of this dance that was extended all over the state. Getting into Tlayacapan you discover the construction of the ancient convent of San Juan Bautista, considered a cultural world heritage by UNESCO, inside the convent we can visit the open chapel, the pilgrim’s portal, the more profound room where magnificent sacrum murals are preserved, the cloister with Gothic vaults and the sacristy, which exhibits four mummies of children found on the floors of the nearby. Later we will visit a traditional bakery where firewood bread is still made with a unique flavor of the region, in addition to being a great opportunity for you to buy and delight your palate with this delicacy. Another aspect that distinguishes Tlayacapan is its crafts such as the 04-ear pots and objects made of clay.

We continue to Tepoztlán, it will surprise you since it is also a Magical Town of fairs because of its dances, with the Chinelos, their music, and the vibrant color of their costumes, you will feel the life of its traditions. In the background you will find the majestic Tepozteco hill; a place that for its mystique is almost purifying. During a 04 km walk, you will find various landscapes and at the end, you will enjoy the incomparable view from the top of the small temple dedicated to the god Tepoztecatl. At 18:00hrs we take the way back to Mexico City.

Minimum: 02 Pax

Inclusions: Visit Tlayacapan, Visit the ancient convent of Tlayacapan & Tepotztlán

Exclusions: Admissions, Lunch, Drinks, Tip

TIPS: Bring warm and comfortable clothes, tennis shoes for walking, jacket or sweater, sun blocker, camera and cash for shopping

Schedule: 08:00 - 22:00 hrs.

Approx Duration: 14 hrs.

Historical City of Queretaro and Colonial San Miguel de Allende from Mexico City

 

At 07:00 hrs, we will leave Mexico City for San Miguel de Allende, during the 4 hours of travel, you will be able to appreciate the beautiful landscapes that Mexico offers. We will pass through Querétaro, a World Heritage city, where we will see the Aqueduct, the Ex-Convento de la Cruz, and the Historic Center.

We continue until we reach San Miguel de Allende, a city that still preserves colonial features and is considered one of the most beautiful in all of Mexico and the second-best city to visit recognized by the World Best Awards 2021. This peaceful city where he lived will be known. the great comedian "Cantinflas" and some artist residencies.

Points of interest include the Parish of San Miguel Arcángel, the Chapel of the Holy House, the Church of San Francisco, a temple with a facade of different architectural styles, and the Casa and Instituto Allende, where you will learn more about the history from Mexico. This city has a wide variety of cafes and restaurants to taste its gastronomy. Return to Mexico City.

Minimum: 02 to 04 Pax

Inclusions: Transportation Touristic guide, Visit Queretaro Center, Visit San Miguel de Allende Center

Exclusions: Lunch, drinks, Tips

Schedule: 07:00 - 21:00 hrs.

Approx Duration: 14 hrs.

 

Mining Towns of Tlapujahua and El Oro from Mexico City

Pick up at 07:00 hrs at Hotel Barceló Reforma and we leave for the Magic town El Oro located in the State of Mexico, its buildings reflect all the European styles of the time such as the Municipal Palace that stands out for its decoration and Art Nouveau styles. and Neoclassical.

We continue to the Magical Town of Michoacán Tlalpujahua which was built in 1770, originally called San Pedro and San Pablo; now it is Nuestra Señora del Carmen, a name that was given to it after the Lamas tragedy, in 1937, when the image of this Virgin remained intact when part of the town was destroyed by the toxic mud of the mines. This temple has an interior decoration in intense colors and baroque style.

Finally, we will visit the house of Santa Claus where you can find a wide variety of Christmas spheres and products.

At 18:30 hrs return to Mexico City. End of services.

Minimum: 02 Pax

Inclusions: Transportatio from Mexico City, Bilingual guide, Visit of Magical Town of Tlapujahua, Visit of the sanctuary of Nuestra Señora del Carmen, Visit of Magical Town of El Oro

Exclusions: Tips

TIP: Bring warm and comfortable clothes, tennis shoes for walking, jacket or sweater, sun blocker, camera and cash for shopping

Schedule: 07:00 - 21:00 hrs.

Approx Duration: 14 hrs.

The Legend of Weeping Woman on an Aztec Boat in Mexico City

Spectacular play that has been presented for 29 ° consecutive years in Cuemanco pier. It represents pre -Hispanic legends. You can enjoy dialogues in Nahuatl, ancestral music and indigenous changing rooms, the scenery and special effects make this event a first -level show that also seeks to exalt the chinamperas areas of Xochimilco.

We recommend you arrive 1 hour in advance of the pier for the transfer in Aztec boat, where the best show of the year will be presented. Don't forget to wear warm clothes because it's cold.

Schedule: 16:30 - 22:30 hrs.

Approx Duration: 14 hrs.

Minimum: 02 Pax

Inclusions: Round transport to the Cuemanco pier, Entrance to the Lorona show (play us only in Spanish), English assistance

Exclusions: Lunch, Drinks, Tips

Discover Valle de Bravo from Mexico City

07:45 hrs, pick up at Hotel Barceló Reforma, we will depart with destination to Magic Town of Valle de Bravo located at the State of México, a complete place: adventure, dreamy natural corners, old enclosures and spaces to find the peace that will make you have a perfect experience. On this tour we will visit the Velo de Novia Waterfall; located in the town of Avándaro, this beautiful waterfall is surrounded by willows and with a 35-meter drop fed by the San Juan stream and is made up of two slopes that fall like a veil.

With the Parish of San Francisco de Asís, with its 16th-century bell tower and decorated quarry columns and the Central Garden crowned by a kiosk that features wooden columns; the church of Cristo Negro, and its craft market. Later we will board the Yacht in the Valle de Bravo Lake and for 01 hours we will be sailing with background music; the lake was formed by the dam of the Miguel Alemán Dam. Surrounded by mountains, you have the perfect setting to take your best photos.

We will walk through the Barrio of Santa María Ahuacatlán, where you can visit some unmissable places such as the Parish of San Francisco de Asís, which dates from the 16th century, and the Chapel of Santa María which houses the Black Christ. You cannot leave Valle de Bravo without trying their shrimp dish. Free time to eat and visit the craft market located four blocks from the Main Square; You can find distillates, ceramic objects, clay, and iron.

18:00 hrs Return to Mexico City. Arrival at approximately 21:00

Inclusions: Round trip transportation from Mexico City, Bilingual Guide - Driver, Guided visits, Visit to “Velo de Novia” waterfall, Visit the Magic Town Valle de Bravo, Free time in Valle de Bravo

Exclusions: Admission to the yatch, Lunch (optional), Drinks, Tips

Minimum: 02 Pax

Schedule: 08:00 - 21:00 hrs.

Approx Duration: 13 hrs.

Monarch Butterfly and Valle de Bravo Tour in Mexico City

At 06:45 a.m., Pick up at Hotel Barceló Reforma. Later, a departure from Mexico City to our destination. Arrive at Piedra Herrada to visit the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary, which travels 5,000 kilometers from Canada every year to spend the winter in Mexico.

To get to the sanctuary we will take a walk through the forest and they will explain to us what the butterflies feed on, how they reproduce, their lifetime, etc. Next, we head towards the Velo de Novia Waterfall, which is an impressive waterfall that is fed by the San Juan stream. It receives this name because the forms that its descent takes give the appearance of a huge white "Bridal Veil".

Then we will visit the Magical Town of Valle de Bravo where we will be able to observe its main tourist attraction, the Valle de Bravo Lake where currently, you can practice water sports and enjoy incredible boat or yacht rides.

It has been part of the valley basin since 1947 when the dam of the same name was created to trap water from the Avándaro River, which now gives its name to the lake and one of the adjacent towns.

Then, visit the Parish of San Francisco de Asís, considered the tallest temple in the State of Mexico and inside which it houses sculptural works from the 17th century. Its construction began in 1880 and was completed more than a century later in 1994. Free time to enjoy the place, as well as to shop for handicrafts.

Return to Mexico City at approximately 21:00 hrs. Arrival at the monument to the Revolution.

Recommendations: Wear comfortable shoes and clothes, a sweatshirt or jacket, go for breakfast or take something for breakfast on the way, bring cash since at the sanctuary the only form of payment is cash in case you want to buy something, a camera

Minimum: 02 Pax

Schedule: 06:45 - 21:00 hrs.

Approx Duration: 13 hrs.

Inclusions: Round transportation from Mexico City, Bilingual tour driver, Visit to the Monarch Butterfly Snctuary, Visit Piedra Herrada, Visit the Magical Town of Valle de Bravo, Visit the Velo de Novia waterfall

Exclusions: Admission to the butterfly sanctuary "Piedra Herrada"

Discover the Magical Atmosphere of the Fireflies from Mexico City

DAY 01 | 10:45 a.m. pick up at Avenida Plaza de la República in front of the Julio Jimenez Rueda Theater, to leave Mexico City for Tlaxcala. Arrival at the Center of Tlaxcala where we will make a Tour visiting the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption in Tlaxcala, considered today one of the oldest and most beautiful for being unique in its kind by having its bell tower separated from the convent complex and conserving inside a Mudejar-style coffered ceiling. The state of Tlaxcala is identified by its great bullfighting tradition, so we will take a Panoramic Tour of the Jorge Aguilar “El Ranchero” Bullring. It is considered one of the most beautiful in the country thanks to the fact that the tower of the Cathedral escorts this jewel of Tlaxcalan bullfighting. Free time to eat. We continue to Rancho Pulquero where we will take a tour of the Magueyera with an explanation and demonstration of the various varieties of maguey. At night we will venture on a walk to the magical forest of Nanacamilpa in which every year an incredible natural phenomenon occurs in which thousands of fireflies turn the night darkness into a light show. Every year, the fireflies visit the municipalities of Nanacamilpa to reproduce thanks to the fact that this area of more than 200 hectares offers the ideal conditions of humidity and feeding for the fireflies.
22:30 hrs Departure from the Sanctuary to Apizaco to take our rooms. Accommodation

DAY 02 | Breakfast. At the indicated time, we will leave our lodging in Apizaco towards Chautla where we will visit a famous Ex-Hacienda, the Ex-Hacienda Chautla. Currently, the Ex-Hacienda works as an attraction to spend a day outdoors on a movie set, in a space with large English-style gardens, a chapel, a museum, and a Talavera cuisine from Puebla. After our free time, we will leave for Mexico City.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The sighting of fireflies is a natural phenomenon that depends on climatic factors and other factors that intervene which the human being does not influence. If there is a full moon, it is difficult to appreciate its appearance. Recommendations: Wear hiking boots, come warmly dressed (if possible, bring another change of clothes), and wear a raincoat "access with umbrellas is prohibited". Indispensable: This tour is not available for pregnant women, hypertensive people, diabetics, people with heart or lung problems, who suffer from any physical or motor disability, liver disease, or nervous or with any injury to bones and joints in general. The participation of children older than 05 years and young adults with good health and physical condition to walk for a long time on diverse elevated dirt terrain is suggested. Clients must be aware that it is a Tour where there is a lot of walking since in the Sanctuary there is a walk at night in the forest (terracería) of approximately 1 hour and 30 min - 02 hours approximately. This without contemplating the visit to the Rancho Pulquero and the center of Tlaxcala.

NOTE: The sighting of fireflies is a natural phenomenon which depends on climatic factors and other factors in which humans have no influence. If there is a full moon, it is difficult to appreciate their appearance.


Recommendations: Wear hiking boots, come well wrapped (If possible bring another change of clothes), bring a raincoat - access with umbrellas is prohibited.

Indispensable: This tour is not available for pregnant women, hypertensive, diabetic, with heart or lung problems, suffering from any physical or motor disability, liver disease, nervous or with any injury to bones and joints in general.
Participation is suggested for children over 05 years old and young adults with good health and physical condition to walk for long periods of time in different elevated terrain.

Clients should be aware that this is a tour where there is a lot of walking, since in the Sanctuary there is a night walk in the forest (dirt road) of approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes - 2 hours approximately.
This without contemplating the visit to the Pulquero Ranch and the center of Tlaxcala.

Minimum: 02 Pax

Inclusions: 01 night of lodging in CITY EXPRESS APIZACO, Continental breakfast, Transportation by truck departing from Mexico City, Group coordinator in Spanish, Visit the Center of Tlaxcala, Panoramic tour of the Plaza Toros, Visit Rancho Pulquero, Pulque tasting, Tour in Magueyera, Visit the Sanctuary of the Fireflies, Walk through the Forest, Sighting of fireflies, Admission to the Sanctuary of Fireflies

Exclusions: No type of tip, Admission to Chautla nothing previously unspecified

Approx Duration: 12 hrs.

Chignahuapan and Zacatlan Magical Towns Mexico City

Pick up at 07:00 hrs, at the Hotel Barceló Reforma to leave Mexico City.

We leave for the Sierra Norte de Puebla where we will immerse ourselves in the wonderful Magical Town of Zacatlán where we will visit the fruit wine factory, they will explain the production process and you will be able to taste them. We will visit the mural of tiles and glass of Zacatlán, unique in Mexico, made up of thousands of pieces of glass, Talavera, and mirrors, the mural draws 12 large mosaics in the shape of an apple, and in each of them, symbols that characterize Zacatlán are shown. Zacatlán and who have contributed to the greatness of their people. Enjoy a view from the Mirador de Cristal. Also, take a photo at the Floral Clock, which is undoubtedly an emblem of Zacatlán that you cannot miss. We continue to Chignahuapan famous for the manufacture of Christmas spheres. We will visit a sphere factory, where for decades they have been made of blown glass and painted by hand. They will tell us about the process of making these handicrafts, which have come to the Vatican to decorate the Chapel of Saint Peter in Italy. Have you ever imagined knowing how the spheres were made? The time has come to do it!

We move to the center of Chignahuapan for free time. On this site is the Basilica of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, inside it houses the image carved in wood with a height of 12 meters and is considered the largest religious sculpture in Latin America under the roof. Another picturesque attraction is the Kiosco Morisco which adorns the main square. At 18:00, return to Mexico City.

Inclusions: Round transportation from Mexico City, Tour driver, Visit Chignahuapan, Visit the sphere factory, Visit the Floral Clock in Zacatlán, Visit the Soft Drinks factory in Zacatlán, Visit the Zacatlán Mural, Visit the Mirador Conception

Exclusions: Tips

Minimum: 2 Pax

Schedule: 07:00 - 21:00 hrs.

Approx Duration: 14 hrs.

Cacahuamilpa Caves and Taxco Magic Town from Mexico City

09:00 Hrs At the beginning of the morning, we will leave Mexico City towards the town of Cacahuamilpa, where we will enter the famous Cacahuamilpa Caves, considered the second largest in the world, inside the cave, there are tunnels with a length of up to 10 Km. Its natural formations form faces, faces, and figures, such as the views in the halls of the goat, the throne, the fountain, the palms, and the cathedral. Later we will visit a replica of a mine to learn about the importance of mining in the colonial economy and course today. Taxco is considered the City of Silver, thanks to the fact that it became one of the first royal mines more than 400 years ago.

You will then continue your experience with a walk through the emblematic streets of the city until you reach the famous church of Santa Prisca, where you can appreciate its architectural style called "Churrigueresque or Balbesian" baroque. The guide will tell you about the interesting history of the church and especially about the man who made its construction possible and who was considered the richest man in New Spain. You will also have time to explore the many silver shops that are characteristic of this region or simply enjoy some free time walking before boarding your transport and returning to Mexico City. At approximately 21:00 hrs. we arrive in Mexico City.

Minimum: 02 Pax

Inclusions: Round transportation from Mexico City, Tour guide, Guided visits, Visit the Cathedral of Cuernavaca and panoramic view of the Palace of Cortés, Visit the Cacahuamilpa Caves, Admission to the Cacahuamilpa caves, Visit the city of Taxco, Visit a silver workshop in Taxco

Exclusions: Admission to the caves, Lunch, Drinks, Tips

Schedule: 09:00 - 21:00 hrs.

Approx Duration: 12 hrs.