Mexico City is the federal district, capital of Mexico and seat of the federal powers of Mexico. It is a federal entity within Mexico which is not part of any one of the 31 Mexican states but belongs to the federation as a whole. San Miguel de Allende is a city and municipality located in the far eastern part of the state of Guanajuato in central Mexico.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01 : Arrival At Mexico
Arrival at Mexico City International Airport and transfer to hotel Casablanca or similar accommodation.
Day 02 : Mexico City To Queretaro / San Miguel De Allende
Early departure to Queretaro, 211km from Mexico City. Capital of the state of Queretaro and of major importance during the Independence wars. City visit followed by a 1 hour drive to San Miguel de Allende. Explore this colonial city with its beautiful mansions and it’s symbol - the Gothic style cathedral. Accommodation at the hotel Real de Minas or similar.
Travel from Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende
Fly to Leon/Guanajuato, taxi
Fly to Queretaro, bus
Day 03 : San Miguel De Allende To Guanajuato
Morning departure to Guanajuato, an hours drive away and City visit. Admire the Basílica; the University; the picturesque, historic centre with its narrow colonial roads; the underground streets (former riverbeds); the famous Callejón del Beso (The Alley of the Kiss) and enjoy a panoramic view from the El Pipila monument. Arrival and accommodation at the hotel Holiday Inn or similar.
Travel from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato
Walk, bus, taxi
Day 04 : Guanajuato To San Luis Potosí / Zacatecas
Depart for San Luis Potosí, located 184 kms away. San Luis Potosì is a colonial city that based its economy on mineral extraction during the New Spain era. Your visit includes the Plaza de Las Armas with its gorgeous baroque Cathedral, built in 1730. Later we continue to Zacatecas, two hours away, with some time to explore this beautiful city. Accommodation at the hotel.
Travel from Guanajuato to Zacatecas
Day 05 : Zacatecas To Guadalajara
Morning visit to the historical centre and the Cathedral, one of the pearls of Mexican baroque architecture, built in rose stone during the XVIII century. Visit the Plaza de Las Armas; the Cerro de la Bufa hill offering a fantastic panoramic view of the city; and the Mine of Edén. In the afternoon enjoy a scenic 4 hour drive to Guadalajara, named for its beauty -“The pearl of the Occident”. Arrival and accommodation at the hotel Morales or similar.
Travel from Zacatecas to Guadalajara
Fly from Zacatecas
Bus to Aguascalientes, fly
Day 06 : Guadalajara
This morning we have time to visit the Teatro Degollado; the Palacio de Gobierno and the Cathedral. We also take in the nearby village of San Pedro Tlaquepaque, now a part of the city, whose inhabitants are dedicated to the manufacture of glassblowing and a variety of arts and crafts, so you can enjoy choosing some gift of your holiday. In the afternoon we visit the “Tequila” region, home of the ancient and famous Mexican alcoholic drink. At the Tequila village enjoy a demonstration of the whole manufacturing process at the Hacienda La Cofradia, which hosts one of the country’s best Tequila distilleries. Accommodation.
Day 07 : Guadalajara To Patzcuaro / Morelia
Morning departure to Patzcuaro and visit of the House of the Eleven Patios; the Basílica of Nuestra Señora de la Salud; Gertrudis Bocanegra Library with its murals painted by Juan O’Gorman; and the typical market in the Don Vasco de Quiroga Plaza. In the afternoon we travel by bus to Morelia, the gorgeous capital of the State of Michoacan. Accommodation at the Mision Catedral hotel or similar.
Travel from Guadalajara to Morelia
Fly Tegucigalpa to Morelia
Fly Tegucigalpa to Mexico City, bus
Bus to San Pedro Sula, fly to Morelia
Day 08 : Morelia To Mexico City
In the morning we visit the cathedral, with its Baroque exterior and Neoclassic interior; the Plaza de Armas (Weapon’s Plaza); the Government Palace; the Clavijero Palace and other interesting monuments. The tour continue to Mexico City, with accommodation at the Casablanca hotel.
Travel from Morelia to Mexico City
Day 09 : Mexico City
Transfer to the Mexico City International Airport and a farewell to your Mexico trip.