GURU JOURNEYS

 AUTHENTIC MEXICAN JOURNEY

 

This amazing 15 days journey to the Mexican north never leave you disappointed. From the hustle of modern Mexico City, archaeological site of the ruins of Teotihuacan, to the Sierra Madre Occidental mountains, the series of massive Copper Canyon. Is authentic experience that will thrill your senses, by visit the vibrant cities, explore tequila secrets and tastes, the famous Chepe train ride via over 80 tunnels and nearly 40 bridges and  by meeting the friendly Tarahumaras (Native American people) who are renowned for their long-distance running ability. 

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Mazatlan

Mazatlan

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15 DAYS / 14 NIGHTS

€ 990 per person

TOUR START : MEXICO CITY

TOUR FINISH : MEXICO CITY OR OTHER DESTINATION

Next guaranteed departures :

15 Nov 2017 to 29 Nov2017          Book Now >>

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DAY BY DAY TRAVEL ITINERARY

DAY 1 MEXICO CITY

Welcome to United Mexican States  federal republic in North America with 31 free and sovereign states.You do to arrive to Mexico City - built in the place of Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Aztec world. Steeped in history and culture, this bustling, trendy metropolis is one of the biggest cities in the world and is literally overflowing with fascinating places to go and interesting things to do. Mexico City is unique and entirely unforgettable!

No Meals Included

Included Service

Airport Transfer

Optional Activities

Metropolitan Cathedral - Free
National Palace and Diego Rivera murals - Free
Palace of rts (Bellas Artes) - USD 5
Templo Mayor - USD 5
Museum of Anthropology - USD 6
Bosque de Chapultepec & Natural History Museum - USD 5
Frida Kahlo Museum - USD 10

DAY 2 MEXICO CITY

Mexico City is a fascinating capital that beguiles its visitors with endless options. One of the largest metropolitan areas in the world, it might seem a bit overwhelming to the first-time visitor, though it doesn't have to be. Many of the most visited tourist attractions in Mexico City are concentrated in the historic center, including the Plaza de la Constitucion or Zocalo, the National Palace, Metropolitan Cathedral, Templo Mayor, Palace of Fine Arts and Alameda Park. A few blocks north of the Palace of Fine Arts, Plaza Garibaldi is one of the best places in Mexico City to hear live mariachi music.

 

No Meals Included

Included Activities 

Orientation Walk Around the City

DAY 3 MEXICO CITY / TEOTIHUACAN

The ruins of Teotihuacan archaeological site are among the most remarkable in Mexico. The Aztecs believed that the gods created the universe in this ancient city that once flourished as the epicenter of culture and commerce during Mesoamerica's Classic period. Explore the ancient Aztec site and climb the pyramids of the Moon and the Sun. Also visit the Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe and fascinating Tlatelolco.

 

No Meals Included

Included Activities 

Teotihuacan archaeological site tour

DAY 4 GUADALAJARA

7 hours luxury bus journey Mexico City to Guadalajara

Guadalajara is Mexico's second biggest city, and in many respects can be considered the quintessential Mexican destination. This is the birthplace of mariachi music and tequila, fortunately, the most beautiful older buildings were left intact. See the city's popular attractions, and experience its history, culture and local charms with a guide who's eager to share the best of Guadalajara with you.

No Meals Included

Included Activities 

Orientation Walk Around the City

DAY 5 OPTIONAL TOUR TO TEQUILA TOWN & GUACHIMONTONES

Today we will drive to one of the pre-Hispanic sites located in the West of Mexico due to the singular of its constructions in the form of concentric circles, faithful witnesses of a tradition called Teuchitlán centuries old. 
After short drive on your visit to Tequila you will see the town's 18th century church, the National Museum of Tequila and tour a distillery or two where you'll learn about the tequila-making process and sample different varieties of the spirit. At La Rojeña, the Jose Cuervo distillery, a guided tour explains each step in the process as the agave plant is transformed into tequila.

No Meals Included

Optional Activities

Tequila town & Guahimontones tour

DAY 6 MAZATLAN

7 hours luxury bus journey Guadalajara to Mazatlan

After a long day of travel via luxury bus, arrive to Mazatlán resort town along the Pacific shoreline in the state of Sinaloa. After hotel check in, you'll enjoy a fun walking tour of the oldest part of the city, the historical center, where your guides will explain to you the history and culture behind the buildings of this area. Evening it’s a pub crawl, drink specials on the beach, celebrate late into the night with your new best friends.

No Meals Included

Included Activities 

Orientation Walk Around the City

DAY 7 - 8 MAZATLAN

Enjoy a couple of days of relaxation, it's a historic capital, it's a beach resort, it's a lively, romantic town.

There's plenty to see and do in Mazatlan, and we wanted to make sure that you had some time to take it all in. Feel free to relax or try optional activities like eco whale watching, join an extraordinary adventure into the ocean realm on a mission to meet and swim with dolphins in their natural habitat, or relax with a massage, explore the nearby hills by bicycle, or visit a local fruit mareket.

No Meals Included

Optional Activities

Eco Whale watching tour

Swim with Dolphins

Mazatlan massage

DAY 9 EL FUERTE

6 hours luxury bus journey Mazatlan to Mochis & 2 hours minivan trip to El Fuerte

Cross into Sinaloa. Enjoy an orientation walk to explore the colonial town of El Fuerte, one of the most beautiful colonial towns in Sinaloa’s northwestern region. For centuries it was a major trading post for gold and silver miners. Some lovely colonial mansions line the cobblestone streets leading to a central Plaza de Armas, that comes alive in the evenings.

No Meals Included

Included Activities 

Orientation Walk Around the Town

Optional Activities

Eco Birds watching tour

DAY 10 COPPER CANYON TRAIN JOURNEY / POSADA BARRANCAS

The Copper Canyon railway journey

The Copper Canyon is in Mexico's wilderness. The Tarahumara people, descendants of the Aztecs, still live a simple life in these canyons, as they have done for thousands of years. Today, they also sell their crafts and food to visitors who take the Copper Canyon Train Ride.

The Copper Canyon railway is a stunning piece of engineering achievement. Opened in 1961 after decades of construction, the railway was designed to connect the Pacific Ocean with Mexico's central desert territory and Chihuahua. The route continues to be a major freight connection between Chihuahua and the Pacific coast.

No Meals Included

Included Activities 

Orientation Walk to Canyon

DAY 11 POSADA BARRANCAS / COPPER CANYON

You can see the Copper Canyon by hiking, biking, trekking, horseback. The area known as Copper Canyon is actually a series of 20 canyons, formed over the years by six rivers. The area is sometimes compared to Arizona's Grand Canyon, although the Copper Canyon region is at least seven times the size, and has different topography, flora and fauna to the Grand Canyon. Journey through Copper Canyon is one of the most enthralling journeys you can take in Mexico.

No Meals Included

Included Activities 

Adventure Park Copper Canyon Divisadero visit

Optional Activities

The longest zipline in the World ride

DAY 12 - 13 CREEL

Creel is a town in the Sierra Tarahumara of Magical Village since 2007, is the gateway to millenary traditions and natural corners of the Barrancas del Cobre amazing beauty. It's a very likeable place, surrounded by pine forests and interesting rock formations and friendly locals.

No Meals Included

DAY 14 CHIHUAHUA

Today we drive you to Chihuahua, home to diverse cultures that invites you to enjoy geography. The city has many interesting place and historical sites including the home of General Francisco Villa, the residence where he live as leader when he was governor. In the city center you will find the baroque cathedral and main square, where you can try definitely some of the tastiest Mexican food.

No Meals Included

Included Activities 

Orientation Walk to city center

DAY 15 CHIHUAHUA

Our trip ends today, you will depart in the morning.Your airport transfer and flight ticket to Mexico City included, if you like to choose other destination (Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Guadalajara or other) let us know, and we happy change the flight.

No Meals Included

Included Service

Airport Transfes

Air Fare to Mexico City up to USD $80

Optional Service 

Cange flight to other destination

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WHY BOOK AND TRAVEL WITH GURU JOURNEYS ?

It’s easier than you think – We believe that traveling with us should not be hard, but it should be something everyone should do. You can choose to spend a week or a few, traveling this beautiful places and seeing what is out there. Why travel? Because you can, with all the challenges it presents and opportunities, let’s you discover who you are in a way that only the road brings.

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