Taxco and Acapulco Tour

8 Days - from AUD$1168 / per person in double share

Countries visited : Mexico

TOTAL DAYS : 8 Days

STARTS IN : Mexico City

ENDS IN : Acapulco

Highlights : Mexico City Zocalo , Teotihuacan Pyramids

TRANSPORT : Air-conditioned vehicle , Boat

This tour will begin with visit of Cuernavaca, known as the ‘city of eternal spring’ for its joyous atmosphere and enjoyable climate.

You will then take a scenic drive to Taxco, which is known as the ‘silver city’ and is one of the prettiest towns in Mexico.

Visit one of Mexico’s grandest churches, Santa Prisca, built in 1759 by French immigrant Jose de la Borda who literally stumbled upon a huge silver claim.

Santa Prisca is a riot of ornate Baroque styling flanked by twin bell towers. The interior displays some of Mexico’s beautiful gold leaf ornaments.

You will have plenty of time to have lunch and also visit the marketplace and the famous silversmith shops!. The tour concludes in Acapulco, one of Mexico’s premier beach resorts on the Pacific Coast.

Itinerary in Brief:

Day 01. Arrive in Mexico City
Day 02. City tour with Anthropology Museum
Day 03. Basilica of Guadalupe & Teotihuacán Pyramids
Day 04. Mexico-Cuernavaca-Taxco
Day 05. Taxco-Acapulco
Day 06. Acapulco
Day 07. Acapulco
Day 08. Depart Acapulco

Hotels Used or Similar:

City Hotels 4* Hotels 5*
Mexico City Casablanca/Plaza Florencia Galeria Plaza/Emporio Reforma
Taxco Posada de la Mision/Monte Taxco Posada de La Mision/Monte Taxco
Acapulco Copacabana Hotel/Crowne Plaza Emporio Hotel/El Cano Hotel

Day 01. Mexico City
Assistance and transfer airport- hotel. Overnight.

 

Day 02. City tour with Anthropology Museum
Breakfast. We will go to historic down town, declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. We will see the “Zócalo” or main square, the Cathedral, the Government Palace with Diego Rivera’s murals, where we will find five centuries of history of Mexico. Panoramic view of some beautiful buildings as: Mining Palace, National Art Museum, Post Office and the Alameda central park, where the Fine Arts Palace is located. Head to Reforma Avenue and Chapultepec area. Arrival and visit to Anthropology Museum, one of the most important in the world. We will visit the Mexica (Aztec) and Maya halls. You may stay there on your own or go back to the hotel. We suggest an optional tour to Xochimilco´s water canals. Overnight. (B)

 

Day 03. Basilica of Guadalupe & Teotihuacán Pyramids
Breakfast. We will go to the Three Cultures Square at Tlatelolco area. Continue to Guadalupe Shrine, the second most visited catholic sanctuary in the world. Head to the archaeological site of Teotihuacán, “where the men become gods”. We will admire this advanced culture with the Sun & Moon pyramids, the Temple of Quetzalcoatl and the Butterflies palace. Lunch. Visit to a handicraft factory and go back to the hotel. Overnight.(B)

 

Day 04. Mexico-Cuernavaca-Taxco
Breakfast. Departure to Cuernavaca, called the city of eternal spring. Visit of the cathedral, built in 1520, and Main Square. Continue on to Taxco, city recognized for its beautiful colonial architecture and handicraft production of silver goods. Lunch. Afternoon will walk around the down town to meet the Santa Prisca church, which features a Churrigueresque façade. This church was built by Jose de la Borda in 1751 then he said “God gives Borda, Borda give back God”. Free time to know its colonial alleys, plazas and galleries. Overnight.

 

Day 05. Taxco-Acapulco
Breakfast. Departure from Taxco to Acapulco. Arrival at noon. Leisure time. Overnight.(B)

 

Day 06. Acapulco
Breakfast. Yacht cruise, a three hours promenade through Acapulco bay. Drinks included. Transfers to dock are not included. In the evening do not miss the divers “clavadistas” show at “La Quebrada”. Optional.(B)

 

Day 07. Acapulco
Breakfast. Free Day for enjoying this world-known resort.(B)

 

Day 08. Depart Acapulco
Breakfast. Transfer to airport or bus terminal. End of services.(B)


PRICES

4 Stars - 2Jan-13Apr & 27Apr-15Dec 2014

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Mexico City T.Superior AUD$1823 AUD$1209 AUD$1103

4 Stars - 14-27 Apr - 2014

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Mexico City T.Superior AUD$2063 AUD$1343 AUD$1227

5 Stars - 2Jan-13Apr & 27Apr-15Dec 2014

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Mexico City T.Superior AUD$2063 AUD$1369 AUD$1280

5 Stars - 14-27 Apr - 2014

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Mexico City T.Superior AUD$2303 AUD$1503 AUD$1405

Prices per person in AU$. Not valid during local public holidays and special events. All prices are as a guide only, please check with us for the latest prices.

Included:

  • Transport and sightseeing as per program
  • Accommodation at selected hotels
  • 7 breakfasts , 2 lunches
  • Bilingual guide assistance
  • Hotel taxes

Not included:

  • Airtickets
  • Tips to guides drivers or hotel staff
  • Optional activities
  • Melas not mentioned in program
  • Expenses of personal nature

Tour name :
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