- Meeting and transfer to the hotel.
- Check in and breakfast time
- Meeting the guide and starting the tour
Start in the center and more precisely at the Zócalo, which was once the capital of the Aztec empire, "La Gran Tenochtitlan", demolished after the Spanish conquest to build with the same stones the colonial city. Walk through some of its busy streets downtown and visit some of its buildings like the Metropolitan Cathedral, the National Palace, Fine Arts Palace and drive along Paseo de la Reforma heading towards two of the most representative neighborhoods of the modern history of the city: Roma and Condesa.
On this avenue there are several monumental sculptures which allow us to witness the different events that shaped the city and built its identity, such as "The Angel of Independence" icon of the city , "La Diana Cazadora" and the latest creation "La columna del Bicentenario".
Transfer to the Hotel and Overnight
Day 2: Dec 12 , Guadalupe Shrine
Very early in the morning, we willl take you to walk all along with the Pilgrims from all over the world to celebrate the Virgen de Guadalupe on her day ¡! You will head to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Basilica de Guadalupe) and as a Pilgrim you will feel the happines of being there , admiring the Beautiful Image ¡ Also, be prepared to know and enjoy what makes this date so special.. A day full of joy , colours and hope.
Day 3: Dec 13, Coyoacan and Xochimilco
Visit to the colonial district of Coyoacan to admire the rambling 16th-century houses of Francisco Sosa Street. Continue along narrow cobblestone streets to the Zocalo (Main Square), where you will find the impressive mansion of the Conquistador, Hernando Cortes, and the Church of Saint John the Baptist (San Juan Bautista).
End your day in Coyoacan exploring the magical world of Frida Kahlo at the Frida Kahlo Museum. Housed in the striking cobalt blue house where she was born and returned for the last years of her life, the Casa Azul, as it is fondly known, contains a large assortment of pre-Hispanic artifacts, Mexican folk art, and indigenous jewelry from her personal collection.
Your Mexico City sightseeing adventure continues at Xochimilco, located 17 miles (28 km) south of Mexico City, a waterway network of floating gardens of flowers. An ecological reserve and a UNESCO World Heritage site, this valley was a lake during Aztec times. To get around the scarcity of arable soil back then, the people developed chinampas, islands with floating reed mats with soil.
Spend about an hour drifting peacefully along the canals and admiring the chinampas from your colorful, flat-bottomed boat called a trajinera.
Transfer to the Hotel.
Day 4: Dec 14 Museum of Anthropology and Chapultepec Castle
Head to the Museum of Anthropology where you can admire some of the pieces of the vast pre-Hispanic art collection the museum holds. Our guide will be reading different pieces as the "Sun Stone" or the Aztec calendar, Coatlicue, and others through which we learn about the thought, life and culture of the different civilizations that developed in ancient Mexico and made it the magnificent city it is today..
- Depart to The Chapultepec Castle .Covering an area of more than 1,600 acres, Bosque de Chapultepec (Chapultepec Park) is Mexico City’s largest oasis and one of the loveliest places to visit. Chapultepec Park, divided into three sections, is home to forests, lakes and several important sights and attractions, most of which are located in the first section near the Paseo de la Reforma, Mexico City’s main thoroughfare.
- Situated at the end of a long paved path near the main entrance to the park, the Monumento a los Niños Heroes (Monument of Young Heroes) is one of Mexico City’s most important monuments. Built in 1952, it honors six young cadets who refused to surrender to American troops during the Battle of Chapultepec in 1847.
- From the monument, follow the road leading to the top of Chapultepec Hill and you’ll arrive to the Castillo de Chapultepec (Chapultepec Castle), formerly an imperial palace and presidential residence. Today, Chapultepec Castle houses the country’s National History Museum. Outside you’ll have marvelous panoramic views overlooking Mexico City.
- More attractions located within this first section of Chapultepec Park include the Chapultepec Zoo, Botanical Gardens and several interesting museums such as the Modern Art Museum, andTamayo Museum
Transfer to the Hotel
On time, departure from your hotel to the airport for flight to your next destination