Date
March 4 – 11, 2023
Length
8 days
Pricing from Winnipeg
$4,879*
Activity Level
Moderate
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Old world charms beautifully collide with contemporary architecture in Mexico City. Explore this vibrant capital from its fabulous central square to its world-famous art and cultural sites. Venture to the Aztec town of Teotihuacan, the “city of gods.” Glide along the colourful canals of Xochimilco, and then delve into the surreal world of the Museum of Frida Kahlo. Head to Tula to take in massive sculptural wonders. Let all this inspiration guide you while touring the beautiful juxtaposition that is artistic and metropolitan downtown. Along the way, compare tasting notes with your fellow travellers: Discover how Tequila, Mezcal (and more) pair with local dishes. And let an expert chocolatier guide you through another bittersweet indulgence after a visit to a chocolate museum.

CAA Member-exclusive benefits:

  • $25 CAD Beverage card†
  • 50 CAA Dollars®^
  • 25% savings on CAA Travel Insurance◊

Daily Itinerary

Day 1

Mexico City – Depart Winnipeg to Mexico, Welcome dinner at your hotel this evening. D

Day 2

Mexico City – Experience a tour of the most important sites of the city: The Palace of Fine Arts, Zocalo with a quick stop at the House of Tiles and a visit to the Metropolitan Cathedral. Discover an incredible collection of art at The National Museum of Anthropology. B/L

Day 3

Teotihuacan – Visit the ancient city of Teotihuacan, the name given by the Aztecs for this town, which means “city of gods”. Learn about its possible origins and the original inhabitants. B/L

Day 4

Xochimilco – Discover the canals of Xochimilco on your Extraordinary Experience: beautiful trajineras (gondolas) glide gracefully along the canals while you learn about pre-Hispanic culture. Travel to Coyoacan and visit the Museum of Frida Kahlo. End by touring downtown, the artistic neighbourhood of Mexico City. B/L

Day 5

Mexico City – Learn about Mexico’s different distillates of Tequila, Mezcal, Sotol and Bacanora. Discover history, facts and tasting notes while enjoying beverages paired with specifically designed dishes. B/T/D

Day 6

Mexico City – Visit a chocolate museum and learn about its origins and production process. Transfer to a chocolate shop for a tasting, guided by an expert chocolatier. B/T/D

Day 7

Tula – Visit the ancient city and archaeological area of Tula, known for its magnificent atlantes. Transfer back to Mexico City and enjoy a farewell dinner in a traditional restaurant. B/L/D

Day 8

With memories of Mexico City’s cosmopolitan charms in tow, it’s time to say goodbye to this vibrant city. Transfer to the airport for your return flight to Winnipeg. B

B - Breakfast | L - Lunch | D - Dinner  | T - Tasting

Explore Mexico City’s Cosmopolitan Charms

Mexico City highlights include a stroll through lush city gardens and old-world plazas, and an inviting gondola ride around eye-catching Xochimilco.

Package includes:

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• Return airfare from Winnipeg to Mexico City

• 7-night stay in first-class accommodation in Mexico City

• Breakfast daily, 4 lunches, 4 dinners and 2 tastings

• Land transportation via first-class motor coach

• Sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary

• Professional English-speaking tour director throughout

• Hotel porterage of 1 suitcase per person

• Prepaid gratuities

• Destination transfers

• CAA Host (Requires a minimum number of participants)

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