Option 1. “El Grito” in Mexico City.
(Mexico´s Independence Day)
4 days / 3 nights.
Day 1 – 13.09. Arrival to Mexico City.
Arrive in Mexico City, transfer to hotel.
Day 2 – 14.09. City Tour + Museum of Anthropology + Pyramids of Teotihuacan – return to the hotel.
Mexico City is one of the largest and most populous cities in the world. You will be able to visit Tenochtitlan, the historical center of the city, Plaza de la Constitucion commonly known as Zocalo, with its government buildings and the Cathedral; the National Palace, the staircase of the Empress, Presidential balcony, Murals by Diego Rivera, a majestic view of the Cathedral and the main city avenues such as Paseo de la Reforma with its historical monuments.
Stop at magnificent Anthropology Museum which is the finest archaeological museum in the world. It is located on more than 10,000 square meters; it has 26 exhibitive halls where you can see thousands of artifacts, including burial tombs, giant Olmec stone heads, the famous Aztec Calendar Stone and the reconstructed Mayan temple. Also this tour will take you to the archeological site of Teotihuacán, which is one of the most impressive sites of the Aztec World
Teotihuacan – “City of the Gods”, without a doubt considered as one of the largest cities of ancient Mexico, and was economic, political and religious capital of the entire Mesoamerican during 8 centuries, affecting the rest of the Indian culture. This archaeological place is included in the UNESCO list. The most magnificent buildings in Teotihuacan are: the Pyramid of the Sun (height 66 m) and the Pyramid of the Moon (43 m). Road of the dead – is the main avenue, the axis of the city from North to South.
Day 3. Mexico City tour by night with the “GRITO” (Mexico’s Independence Day).
Breakfast at the hotel. Leisure. We spend the evening visiting representative places of the city such as “Diana monument” among others and the Zocalo, the City Hall main square, to witness one of the most important Mexican tradition with live Mariachi music.
The Grito de Dolores is the call that Miguel Hidalgo made for the people of Mexico to rise up against the authorities of New Spain on September 16, 1810, in the town of Dolores, near Guanajuato, initiating Mexico’s War of Independence. This event is commemorated every year in Mexico on the night of September 15th. People gather in the Zocalo, to participate in the patriotic fervor waiting for the President of the Republic that overlooks the Government Palace balcony, performing the famous GRITO At the end of the third ¡Viva Mexico! the crowd goes wild waving flags, ringing noisemakers and spraying foam. Then fireworks light up the sky as the crowd cheers. Later the anthems sung. Return to the hotel accompanied by tour guide.
Day 4. Transfer to the airport.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport.
Option 2. “El Grito” In Guadalajara.
(Mexico´s Independence Day)
5 days / 4 nights.
Day 1 – 14.09. Arrival to Guadalajara – Transfer to the hotel.
Day 2 – 15.09. Guadalajara City Tour.
Breakfast. City tour visiting the most interesting places of Guadalajara, named “La Perla Tapatia”, such as Government Palace, Teatro Degollado, Metropolitan Cathedral, Cabañas National Institute. – Tour last approx. 4 hours. Back to the hotel.
By night, a driver guide will go to pick up at your hotel for a tour through the main streets of the historic center of Guadalajara known as “Las Nueve Esquinas” where you can admire centuries of history and tradition for your entertainment, after transfer to a typical & folkloric restaurant to celebrate with dinner 3 times, and mariachis. By 11 pm, group is taken to Zocalo to witness the “Grito” ceremony attended by City Hall Mayor.
The Grito de Dolores is the call that Miguel Hidalgo made for the people of Mexico to rise up against the authorities of New Spain on September 16, 1810, in the town of Dolores, near Guanajuato, initiating Mexico’s War of Independence.
This event is commemorated every year in Mexico on the night of September 15th and represented in all City Halls squares of the entire Country. People gather in the Zocalo, to participate in the patriotic fervor waiting for the Mayor that overlooks the City Hall balcony, performing the famous GRITO At the end of the third ¡Viva Mexico! the crowd goes wild waving flags, ringing noisemakers and spraying foam. Then fireworks light up the sky as the crowd cheers. Later the anthems sung. Return to the hotel accompanied by tour guide.
Day 3 – 16.09. Guadalajara – Tlaquepaque – 70 km- Tequila – 275km – Puerto Vallarta.
Breakfast. Departure from Guadalajara to visit the beautiful town of Tlaquepaque, Village where admiring the magnificent and most representative Mexican handcraft; continue to the house of tequila “Casa Herradura”, a tequila factory where you will enjoy the history of this very famous drink. And end the day drop off at Puerto Vallarta Hotel.
Day 4 – 17.09. Puerto Vallarta City Tour – Islas Marietas – Puerto Vallarta.
Breakfast. Exciting excursion to the beautiful Islas Marietas located in the northern side of Bahía de Banderas, where will enjoy nature, having the chance to watch different birds, tropical fishes, dolphins and sometimes whales, or can snorkel in beautiful beaches. Return to hotel in Puerto Vallarta.
Day 5 – 18-09. Transfer to the airport of Puerto Vallarta.
Breakfast. Transfer from hotel to the airport.