Exclusive Escape to Mexico City

Our Suggested 5 Day VIP Escape to Mexico City

This exceptional journey will transport you to a dynamic city with a rich cultural identity, colonial history and modern flare. A city of character, art and history, Mexico City is full of archaeological sites, architectural gems and some of the largest museums in the world. You will have the an unforgettable experience flying over the pyramids of Teotihuacan in a hot air balloon! You will stay in luxury hotels and be accompanied by a private driver throughout your Mexico City escape.

Length of stay: 5 days

Kind: Luxury Tours

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Countries visited: Mexico

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Day 1 : Mexico City

Arrive in the Sprawling City of Mexico

Welcome to Mexico City!

Meet your driver at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Overnight stay at the Zocalo Central. Standard room with queen size bed.

The hotel has a terrace with a breathtaking view of the Zocalo where you can have breakfast. Option included: 3 Course Dinner at Hotel

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Day 2 : Mexico City

A Tour Around Mexico City

After breakfast, meet in the hotel lobby. Depart for a city tour , starting with the Zocalo, one of the largest squares in the world. There stands the largest Cathedral in the Americas, built on the site of the former grand Aztec temple ‘Teocalli’. It’s three naves shelter many chapels and altars adorned with gold, including the beautiful ‘Altar of Forgiveness’. The Palacio Nacional (National Palace) was built on top of the Palace of Moctezuma and features frescos painted by famous Mexican muralist Diego Rivera. Nowadays, it houses the President’s offices. The Templo Mayor (only outside) is a relic of the ancient Aztec capital Tenochtitlan… a pre-Columbian temple in the middle of urban jungle: absolutely amazing!

Visit the National Museum of Anthropology

Next, visit the National Museum of Anthropology (closed on Mondays). With it’s harmoniously design, discover the antiquities that are housed here. Inaugurated in 1964, the museum is perfectly integrated in the scenery of the park. It contains a considerable amount of pre-Columbian archeological objects and presents the indigenous groups that lived (and still live) in Mexico in a lively and engaging manner.

Spend the night in Mexico City. Option included : English speaking local guide. Option included: Entrance fees to Templo Mayor. Option included: Entrance fees to the National Museum of Anthropology. Overnight stay at the Zocalo Central. Standard room with queen size bed.

The hotel has a terrace with a breathtaking view of the Zocalo where you can have breakfast.

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Day 3 : Mexico City

Teotihuacan From the Sky – Hot-Air Balloon Ride

Depart early this morning, to enjoy the sunrise over the valley of Teotihuacan. At 7:00AM, hop onboard a hot air balloon to observe the site from an exceptional vantage point. Floating peacefully in the crispness of the early morning air, admire the pyramids of the Moon and the Sun, the Temple of the Feathered Serpent (Quetzalcóatl), the Temple of the Feathered Snails and the Palace of the Jaguars. The ‘City of the Gods’ was built in the seventh century and was probably, with its 200,000 inhabitants, the most populated city in the world at that time. Once back on the ground, have a snack and receive your very own flight diploma.

Afterwards, visit a carved obsidian worksho . Obsidian is volcanic glass-stone produced when lava cools so fast that it practically doesn’t crystallize… it was once one of the most important materials distributed in Mesoamerica. Your host gives will also give you samples of tequila to taste.

Experience the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe

After, visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, built in the 17th century. It is the most important religious site of Latin America and a major pilgrimage site for Roman Catholics coming from all over the world. You can also see the Old Basilica that is slowly sinking into the ground. The Old Basilica shelters a reproduction of the Black Madonna, which can be seen behind the choir inside the modern basilica.

Head back to Mexico City at the end of the day. Option included: English speaking local guide in Teotihuacan. Option included: Entrance fees to Teotihuacan. Option included: Private balloon flight over Teotihuacan Overnight stay at the Zocalo Central. Standard room with queen size bed.

The hotel has a terrace with a breathtaking view of the Zocalo where you can have breakfast.

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Day 4 : Mexico City

The Best of Mexico City

This morning, visit the small bohemian village of Coyoacan, where numerous artists still live. Discover small squares and cobblestone streets that are incredibly charming. Visit the Frida Khalo museum, where the painter’s influence can still be felt. Around the corner, you will find the house of Leon Trotsky where the exiled Russian lived during the 3 years leading up to his assassination.

Then, head towards the south of the city to have lunch on a boat on the Xochimilco Lake. Here you can appreciate the festive colors and flavors of Mexico and enjoy local music played by a Mariachi band.

In the afternoon, discover the park of Chapultepec and its treasures. As you stroll around the different sections of this enormous park, your guide will tell you a little of its history; from the sacred Aztec site to the viceroys and presidents’ residence. Enjoy the shade provided by the trees which have given this park the nickname the ‘lungs’ of Mexico City.

Suggestions for the Evening (contact us for more information) :

– A Lucha Libre Show (Mexican Wrestling): A very popular sport in Mexico. Visit the great arena of the capital and watch this incredible spectacle – a great atmosphere is guaranteed! (Tuesdays at 7PM, Fridays at 8Pm and Sundays at 5PM).

– Folklore Ballet at the Bellas Artes Palace is one of the best experiences in Mexico City – a whirlwind of color, beauty and music. (Wednesdays and Sundays – 8:30PM)

Option included: English speaking local guide. Option included : Boat in Xochimilco. Option included: Lunch on board of the Xochimilco boat. Option included: Mariachi Xochimilco (6 songs) Option included: Entrance fees to Frida Khalo Museum. Option included: Entrance fees Leon Trotsky Museum.

Overnight stay at the Zocalo Central. Standard room with queen size bed.

The hotel has a terrace with a breathtaking view of the Zocalo where you can have breakfast.

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Day 5 : Mexico City

Depart from the hotel for Mexico City Airport in private transportation 4 hours before your flight is scheduled to take-off.

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