Mexico is a land full of colorful history, vibrant culture, delicious cuisine, and breathtaking scenery. The following 15-day itinerary is designed to provide you with a taste of the best that this wonderful country has to offer.
You'll begin your journey in the historic port city of Veracruz before venturing to some of Mexico's most iconic landmarks, such as the Tule Tree, Monte Alban, and Teotihuacan Archaeological Zone. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to explore ancient ruins, colonial-era haciendas, and bustling cities.
Day 1: Upon arrival at the Port of Veracruz and after checking in, treat yourself to a welcome cocktail and a light dinner to help you settle in and get a taste of the local cuisine.
Day 2: After a delicious breakfast, set off to explore the charming city of Veracruz. During your visit, you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in local culture, sample traditional foods, and take in the city's rich history. Have lunch and end the day with a satisfying dinner.
Day 3: Today, you'll journey around ancient Veracruz and explore Cortes' house and other important landmarks. After lunch, continue to Xalapa and spend the night in a camp. Dinner will be provided on-site.
Day 4: After breakfast, visit the Lencero hacienda, which dates back to the colonial era. You'll have the opportunity to learn about the hacienda's history and architecture before enjoying a delicious lunch in the afternoon. Finish the day with a delicious dinner.
Day 5: Depart for Oaxaca, where you'll be able to experience the city's vibrant culture and explore its many museums and galleries. Have quick lunch in the city and dinner in the hotel upon your return.
Day 6: After breakfast, head to the Tule Tree, which is believed to be over 2,000 years old. You'll also have the opportunity to explore the ancient ruins of Mitla before returning to Oaxaca for dinner.
Day 7: Visit the stunning ruins of Monte Alban before continuing to Cuilapan. Have lunch and end the day at Hacienda Soltepec in Huamantla, where you'll be treated to a delicious dinner.
Day 8: After breakfast, forage for mushrooms and other local delicacies before using your finds to prepare lunch for the day. Dinner will be provided on-site.
Day 9: Visit the ancient ruins of Cacaxtla before departing for Tlaxcala. Lunch and a city tour before continuing to Puebla, where you'll spend the night. Have dinner in one of the city's excellent restaurants.
Day 10: After breakfast, venture to the nearby city of Cholula and explore the ancient ruins and take in the stunning views from the city's many vantage points. Lunch in Puebla, and return to your accommodations for dinner.
Day 11: Journey from Puebla to Mexico City, where you'll have the opportunity to explore some of the city's most iconic landmarks. Lunch at the Trajineras, and spend the night in your accommodations. Dinner options are unlimited.
Day 12: After breakfast, have a free day to explore Mexico City at your leisure. Lunch and dinner anywhere in one of the countless restaurants in the city.
Day 13: Visit the ancient ruins of Teotihuacan and marvel at the scale and grandeur of these impressive structures. Lunch will be provided during the tour, and end the day with a delicious dinner.
Day 14: On your last full day in Mexico, enjoy a leisurely breakfast before embarking on a tour of the Teotihuacan Archaeological Zone. Lunch will be provided before you return to your accommodations for a farewell dinner to cap off your incredible journey.
Day 15: After breakfast, it will be time to bid farewell to Mexico and return to your point of origin. Transfer to the airport for your journey home, taking with you unforgettable memories of beautiful Mexico.
Mexico is a land of contrasts and surprises, and this 15-day itinerary has been designed to provide you with an immersive and unforgettable experience of this incredible country.
From the historic port of Veracruz to the ancient ruins of Teotihuacan, this itinerary offers something for everyone. Whether you're a history buff, a foodie, or simply looking to experience a new culture, Mexico is sure to delight and amaze you at every turn.