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Begin your journey in vibrant Mexico City, where you will meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers over a delicious welcome dinner. From there, visit one of the world’s most revered shrines: the Basilica of our Lady of Guadalupe. Also view the famous Tilma of Juan Diego and attend Mass at a local church. Tour Teotihuacan to see the ancient Pyramids of the Sun and Moon, and enjoy inside views of the Temple of Quetzalcoatl and Tulpetlac Church. Travel to Tlaxcala and visit the Blessed First Martyrs Shrine and Church of San Francisco, and see the San Miguel del Milagro Shrine’s grotto with its healing waters. Explore Our Lady of Ocotlan Shrine before arriving in Puebla, one of Mexico’s prettiest colonial cities. Stop in Cholula with its famous Pyramid and 365 churches before returning to Mexico City for guided city sightseeing. Shop for unique souvenirs and mementos at Coyoacan’s famous handicraft markets, and take a boat ride along the canals of Xochimilco, Mexico’s Floating Gardens. As your trip comes to a close, celebrate your adventure with a farewell dinner and Mexican folk show in the world-famous Plaza Garibaldi.
Destinations & Sightseeing
Inside visits and special features: Shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.Sightseeing: Visits to Teotihuacan; Tlaxcala; Cholula; Coyoacan; XochimilcoGuides:
Services of a professional English-speaking Tour Director while touring.
Scenic Highlights:Puebla, XochimilcoMass/Religious Service:Mexico City
- Departure December 11 features Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day in Mexico City (December 12).
- Departure December 11 starts on Sunday in Mexico City instead of Saturday
The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:
Airport transfers in Mexico City if Cosmos issues the air tickets. Touring by private, first-class air-conditioned motorcoach.
Meals & Itinerary
Breakfast daily, 3 dinners, including a farewell dinner with entertainment in Mexico City
Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description.
Day 1 Arrive in Mexico City, Mexico
Transfer to your hotel and check in. This evening, enjoy a welcome dinner and meet your traveling companions. Please schedule flights to arrive by 4pm.
Day 2 Mexico City. Excursion to Teothihuacan
This morning, visit one of the world’s most revered shrines—THE BASILICA OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE. View the famous TILMA of Juan Diego, and attend MASS at a local church. Then, journey to Teotihuacan to see the ancient PYRAMIDS OF THE SUN AND MOON and an inside view from the extraordinary TEMPLE OF QUETZALCOATL. Afterward, visit TULPETLAC CHURCH, site of the fifth apparition and healing of Juan Bernardino. Return to Mexico City and enjoy dinner at your hotel this evening.
Day 3 Mexico City-Tlaxcala-Puebla
Travel to Tlaxcala and visit the BLESSED FIRST MARTYRS SHRINE and CHURCH OF SAN FRANCISCO. Proceed to the SAN MIGUEL DEL MILAGRO SHRINE, where St. Michael the Archangel appeared to Diego Lazaro. Visit the grotto with its healing waters. Next explore OUR LADY OF OCOTLÁN SHRINE, where the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared to Juan Diego. See her perfectly preserved image burned into the tree. Arrive in Puebla, one of Mexico’s prettiest colonial cities, and enjoy an evening guided sightseeing walk..
Day 4 Puebla-Cholulu-Mexico City
Journey to Cholula with its famous PYRAMID and 365 churches. Arrive back in Mexico City with a guided sightseeing tour including the Main Square (Zócalo), NATIONAL PALACE, METROPOLITAN CATHEDRAL to see the Tomb of Bishop Zumarraga and the PALACIO DE CHAPULTEPEC, an amazing castle set on the site of a sacred place for Aztecs. Evening is at leisure for you to explore on your own.
Day 5 Mexico City. Excursion to Coyoacan
Travel to Coyoacan and visit the city’s famous handicraft markets. Next is a boat ride along the canals of XOCHIMILCO, Mexico’s Floating Gardens. Afterward, visit the TEMPLE AND EX CONVENT DE SAN JUAN BAUTISTA with time for reflection. This evening, enjoy a special farewell dinner, followed by a Mexican folk SHOW in the world-famous Plaza Garibaldi.
Day 6 Mexico City
The tour ends this morning after breakfast, with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers are provided to the airport.
With Cosmos, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.
Years of Experience: 31
“Born in Mexico City, Luis Mauricio Cáceres, has been in the tourism industry for more than 30 years. He is Born in Mexico City, Luis Mauricio Cáceres, has been in the tourism industry for more than 30 years. He is a certified guide from the Universidad Autónoma de Quintana Roo. Luis Maurico enjoys meeting people from different countries and sharing his knowledge of Mexico and its rich culture. His favorite day of the year is March 21st, when the afternoon sun creates the illusion of a serpent”
MEXICO CITY Hotel Genève (F)PUEBLA Hotel NH Puebla (SF)
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