9 days
Mexico City, Guanajuato, Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta

Explore the best of Mexico's past with visits to the Museum of Anthropology and Teotihuacán Pyramids in Mexico City , the well-preserved Baroque colonial structures in San Miguel de Allende, and one of the oldest and largest hospital complexes in Spanish America, Hospicio Cabañas in Guadalajara.

Then, for a taste of the modern, enjoy all that Puerto Vallarta has to offer.
  • Day 1: Fly to Mexico

    Arrive in Mexico City

    Take a walking tour of Mexico City

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Paseo de la Reforma
  • Day 2: Mexico City

    Take a guided tour of Mexico City

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Zócalo
    • Palacio Nacional
    • Templo Mayor

    Visit the National Museum of Anthropology

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Frida Kahlo Museum and Coyoacán

    Frida Kahlo Museum and Coyoacán

    Opt to join this half-day excursion to Coyoacán, where you will visit the museum dedicated to the borough’s most famous resident—Frida Kahlo. Also the painter’s lifelong home, the museum offers many of Kahlo’s works and a glimpse into her fascinating personal life. Afterwards, soak up the bohemian atmosphere of Coyoacán during some free time. Note: The museum is closed Mondays.

  • Day 3: Mexico City

    Take a guided tour of the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Teotihuacán Pyramids

    Stop at an obsidian shop

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Ballet Folklórico

    Ballet Folklórico

    Opt to attend a performance of the famed Ballet Folklórico, for five decades the authoritative expression of Mexican culture. At the extravagant Bellas Artes building, you’ll experience dances, costumes and music representing every corner of this large and diverse country. Note: Due to performance scheduling this optional is only offered on Wednesdays and Sundays.

  • Day 4: Guanajuato

    Make a stop in San Miguel de Allende

    Travel to Guanajuato

    Take a guided tour of Guanajuato

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Alley of the Kiss
    • Plaza de la Paz

    Attend a callejoneadas choral group performance

  • Day 5: Guadalajara

    Travel to Guadalajara

    Take a guided tour of Guadalajara

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Government Palace

    Visit Hospicio Cabañas

    Take a tour of Tlaquepaque

  • Day 6: Puerto Vallarta

    Travel to Puerta Vallarta

  • Day 7: Puerto Vallarta

    Enjoy a free day in Puerto Vallarta

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Sierra Madre

    Sierra Madre

    Explore the stunning scenery of the Sierra Madre on this full-day optional excursion. First, trek past canyons, waterfalls, mountain streams and jungle forest aboard a Mercedes all-terrain vehicle. Then, follow your guide on a one-hour walk through the unfrequented local towns that pepper the mountainside. After an included buffet lunch, return to sea level for some beach time.

  • Day 8: Puerto Vallarta

    Enjoy a free day in Puerto Vallarta

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly to Mexico

    Arrive in Mexico City

    Take a walking tour of Mexico City

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Paseo de la Reforma
  • Day 2: Mexico City

    Take a guided tour of Mexico City

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Zócalo
    • Palacio Nacional
    • Templo Mayor

    Visit the National Museum of Anthropology

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Frida Kahlo Museum and Coyoacán

    Frida Kahlo Museum and Coyoacán

    Opt to join this half-day excursion to Coyoacán, where you will visit the museum dedicated to the borough’s most famous resident—Frida Kahlo. Also the painter’s lifelong home, the museum offers many of Kahlo’s works and a glimpse into her fascinating personal life. Afterwards, soak up the bohemian atmosphere of Coyoacán during some free time. Note: The museum is closed Mondays.

  • Day 3: Mexico City

    Take a guided tour of the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Teotihuacán Pyramids

    Stop at an obsidian shop

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Ballet Folklórico

    Ballet Folklórico

    Opt to attend a performance of the famed Ballet Folklórico, for five decades the authoritative expression of Mexican culture. At the extravagant Bellas Artes building, you’ll experience dances, costumes and music representing every corner of this large and diverse country. Note: Due to performance scheduling this optional is only offered on Wednesdays and Sundays.

  • Day 4: Guanajuato

    Make a stop in San Miguel de Allende

    Travel to Guanajuato

    Take a guided tour of Guanajuato

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Alley of the Kiss
    • Plaza de la Paz

    Attend a callejoneadas choral group performance

  • Day 5: Guadalajara

    Travel to Guadalajara

    Take a guided tour of Guadalajara

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Government Palace

    Visit Hospicio Cabañas

    Take a tour of Tlaquepaque

  • Day 6: Puerto Vallarta

    Travel to Puerta Vallarta

  • Day 7: Puerto Vallarta

    Enjoy a free day in Puerto Vallarta

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Sierra Madre

    Sierra Madre

    Explore the stunning scenery of the Sierra Madre on this full-day optional excursion. First, trek past canyons, waterfalls, mountain streams and jungle forest aboard a Mercedes all-terrain vehicle. Then, follow your guide on a one-hour walk through the unfrequented local towns that pepper the mountainside. After an included buffet lunch, return to sea level for some beach time.

  • Day 8: Puerto Vallarta

    Enjoy a free day in Puerto Vallarta

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach

  • Hotels

    8 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    4 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides; 1 sightseeing tour led by your tour director; 1 walking tour

  • Entrances

    Museum of Anthropology; Basilica of our Lady of Guadalupe; Teotihuacán Pyramids; Callejoneadas (choral group performance); Hospicio Cabanas

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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