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Colonial Mexico & Beach

13 days from £4,300pp

What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Explore the highlights of Mexico City.

  • Visit beautiful colonial cities and ancient pyramids.

  • Go Tequila tasting near Guadalajara.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Mexico City
  • Cuernavaca
  • Mexico City
  • Guadalajara
  • Puerto Vallarta
  • Mexico City

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 Mexico City

International outbound flight , Mexico City

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Mexico City. On arrival in Mexico City you will be met and driven to your hotel.

Day 2 Mexico City

Mexico City

Spend today exploring the city with your own guide, including a visit to the Anthropological Museum with its stunning collection of sculptures.

Day 3 Mexico City

Mexico City

Today your guide will take you to the Coyoacan District of the city which was used by Hernan Cortez as a headquarters during the Hispanic conquests of the 1520's.

Day 4 Cuernavaca

Mexico City , Cuernavaca

Travelling with your chauffeur-guide you will leave Mexico City and head for Cuernavaca just 1½ hours drive away. This beautiful colonial city dates back some 3,200 years and has some stunning architecture and archaeology to explore.

Day 5 Cuernavaca


Today your guide will take you to Taxco and Xochicalco a pre-Colombian site with beautifully preserved pyramids.

Day 6 Guadalajara

Cuernavaca , Mexico City , Guadalajara

Travelling north west a domestic flight from Mexico City will take you across the country to Guadalajara.


Day 7 Guadalajara


Tequila is a major product of this region - today you will learn that there is more to it than combining with salt and lemon. When produced in small batches by specialists this spirit is as refined as any single malt.


Day 8 Guadalajara


Today you will explore Tlaquepaque and Guadalajara with your guide taking in as much of these vibrant cities as you can.


Day 9 Puerto Vallarta

Guadalajara , Puerto Vallarta

A domestic flight will take you to Puerto Vallarta where a driver will be ready to take you to your hotel.

Day 10 Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta

Time at leisure on the beach - you can be as active as you want here and if you want to pre-book activities please let us know.

Day 11 Puerto Vallarta

Day 12 International return flight

Puerto Vallarta , Mexico City , International return flight

Your driver will return to take you to the airport for your onward flight.

Day 13 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

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Mexico City
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