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Program #8695RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Elevation Note
From 3500ft to 7000ft.

Itinerary for Oct 27 — Nov 9, 2014

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Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Hotel Quinta las Flores is surrounded by wide and beautiful gardens, with colorful bugambilia covered walls that combined with the shiny blue sky offers an atmosphere of harmony and comfort.

Contact info:
Tlaquepaque No. 1 Col. Las Plamas
Cuernavaca, Morelos, 62050 Mexico
phone: +011.52.777.314.1244
web: www.quintalasflores.com

Room amenities: All rooms are totally equipped with bathroom and wardrobe. King size bed or double bed, telephone, floor fan, 20" T.V. with cable signal, safe box.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, Room Service, Swimming Pool, Medical service, Fax and Courier Service.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day One: Monday, October 27 - Travel Day
Arrive To: The program will begin with group transfer from Mexico City airport to Cuernavaca no later than 5:30 pm. Note: There will be only one bus transfer, for those who don't make the time, there are public buses available at the airport.

Dinner: At hotel restaurant

Lodging: Hotel Posada Quinta las Flores

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Hotel Quinta las Flores is surrounded by wide and beautiful gardens, with colorful bugambilia covered walls that combined with the shiny blue sky offers an atmosphere of harmony and comfort.

Contact info:
Tlaquepaque No. 1 Col. Las Plamas
Cuernavaca, Morelos, 62050 Mexico
phone: +011.52.777.314.1244
web: www.quintalasflores.com

Room amenities: All rooms are totally equipped with bathroom and wardrobe. King size bed or double bed, telephone, floor fan, 20" T.V. with cable signal, safe box.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, Room Service, Swimming Pool, Medical service, Fax and Courier Service.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Two: Tuesday, October 28 - Cuernavaca City Excursion. Lecture: Mexican His...
Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Program orientation followed by city excursion in Cuernavaca with the opportunity to visit historical buildings

Lunch: In a local restaurant

Afternoon: City excursion continues. Afternoon Lecture: "Mexican History". 6:30 pm Social Hour before dinner.

Dinner: At hotel restaurant

Lodging: Hotel Posada Quinta las Flores

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Hotel Quinta las Flores is surrounded by wide and beautiful gardens, with colorful bugambilia covered walls that combined with the shiny blue sky offers an atmosphere of harmony and comfort.

Contact info:
Tlaquepaque No. 1 Col. Las Plamas
Cuernavaca, Morelos, 62050 Mexico
phone: +011.52.777.314.1244
web: www.quintalasflores.com

Room amenities: All rooms are totally equipped with bathroom and wardrobe. King size bed or double bed, telephone, floor fan, 20" T.V. with cable signal, safe box.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, Room Service, Swimming Pool, Medical service, Fax and Courier Service.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Three: Wednesday, October 29 - Xochicalo Archaeological Site. Lecture: Mexico'...
Xochicalo Archaeological Site. Lecture: Mexico's Economic, Political and Present Situation.

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Field trip to Xochicalo, archaeological site

Lunch: In a local restaurant in Cuernavaca

Afternoon: Field trip continues. Lecture: "Mexico's Economic, Political and Present Situation" at 5:30 pm prior to dinner.

Dinner: Local Restaurant.

Lodging: Hotel Posada Quinta las Flores

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Historical building

Contact info:
Gomez Farias 218 Centro Historico
Oaxaca, 68000 Mexico
phone: +52 -951-516-5544
web: oaxacalive.com/conzatti/

Room amenities: TV, A/C, phone in each room

Facility amenities: Longe, laundry service, conference room, dinning room

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Four: Thursday, October 30 - Depart Mexico City to Oaxaca/Arrive in Oaxaca/Wa...
Depart Mexico City to Oaxaca/Arrive in Oaxaca/Walking Excursion to historic City Center.

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Depart to Mexico City Airport by motorcoach (approx 1:45 minutes) then fly to Oaxaca city (approx 1 hour). Motorcoach transfer to Hotel Casa Conzatti.

Lunch: After check in to the hotel in Oaxaca, lunch will be seved at hotel dinning room

Afternoon: Walking excursion to historical city center.

Dinner: At hotel restaurant

Evening: Group activity: Celebrating "Dia de Muertos" (Day of the Dead)

Lodging: Hotel Casa Conzatti

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Historical building

Contact info:
Gomez Farias 218 Centro Historico
Oaxaca, 68000 Mexico
phone: +52 -951-516-5544
web: oaxacalive.com/conzatti/

Room amenities: TV, A/C, phone in each room

Facility amenities: Longe, laundry service, conference room, dinning room

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Five: Friday, October 31 - Lecture: "Dia de Los Muertos" (Day of the Dead)....
Lecture: "Dia de Los Muertos" (Day of the Dead). Field trip to: Monte Alban Archaeological Site. Excursion to visit San Miguel Cemetery.

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Lecture: "Day of the Dead Observances From Past to Present". Field trip to Monte Alban archaeological site. .

Lunch: In a local restaurant

Afternoon: Excursion ot Market and Chocolate Factory

Dinner: At hotel restaurant

Evening: Dia de Muetos activity: visit San Miguel cemetary.

Lodging: Hotel Casa Conzatti

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Historical building

Contact info:
Gomez Farias 218 Centro Historico
Oaxaca, 68000 Mexico
phone: +52 -951-516-5544
web: oaxacalive.com/conzatti/

Room amenities: TV, A/C, phone in each room

Facility amenities: Longe, laundry service, conference room, dinning room

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Six: Saturday, November 01 - Lecture: "3000 Years of History - Oaxaca". Excu...
Lecture: "3000 Years of History - Oaxaca". Excursion to Xoxo Cemetery and Arrazola and Cuilapan de Guerrero.

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Lecture: "Overview of 3000 Years of History of Oaxaca" Field trip to Xoxo Cemetery and Arrazola

Lunch: In a local restaurant

Afternoon: Visit Cuilapan monastery and site museum

Dinner: In a local restaurant

Evening: Group Activity: Celebrating "Dia de Muertos".

Lodging: Hotel Casa Conzatti

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Historical building

Contact info:
Gomez Farias 218 Centro Historico
Oaxaca, 68000 Mexico
phone: +52 -951-516-5544
web: oaxacalive.com/conzatti/

Room amenities: TV, A/C, phone in each room

Facility amenities: Longe, laundry service, conference room, dinning room

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Seven: Sunday, November 02 - Field trip to Milta Archaeology Site and Teotitla...
Field trip to Milta Archaeology Site and Teotitlan del Valle y Santa Maria del Tule.

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Field trip to Milta Archaeological Site.

Lunch: In a local restaurant in Oaxaca

Afternoon: Field Trip: Teotitlan del Valle y Santa Maria del Tule

Dinner: At hotel restaurant

Evening: Group activity: Celebrating "Dia de Los Muertos" (Day of the Dead)

Lodging: Hotel Casa Conzatti

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Historical building

Contact info:
Gomez Farias 218 Centro Historico
Oaxaca, 68000 Mexico
phone: +52 -951-516-5544
web: oaxacalive.com/conzatti/

Room amenities: TV, A/C, phone in each room

Facility amenities: Longe, laundry service, conference room, dinning room

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Eight: Monday, November 03 - Field trip: The Ocotlan Route (Coyotepec, Jaliez...
Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Field trip: The Ocotlan Route (Coyotepec, Jalieza and Ocotlan

Lunch: In a local restaurant

Afternoon: Field trip continues.

Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant.

Lodging: Hotel Casa Conzatti

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Historical building

Contact info:
Gomez Farias 218 Centro Historico
Oaxaca, 68000 Mexico
phone: +52 -951-516-5544
web: oaxacalive.com/conzatti/

Room amenities: TV, A/C, phone in each room

Facility amenities: Longe, laundry service, conference room, dinning room

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Nine: Tuesday, November 04 - Lecture: "The Magic Hands of Oaxaca. Excursion ...
Lecture: "The Magic Hands of Oaxaca. Excursion to Santo Domingo Museum. Evening performance: La Guelaguetza Show.

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Lecture: The Magic Hands of Oaxaca. Excursion: Santo Domingo Museum.

Lunch: In a local restaurant

Afternoon: Return to Hotel. Optional Video: "Juarez"

Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant.

Evening: Group Activity: La Guelaguetza Show

Lodging: Hotel Casa Conzatti

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Historical building

Contact info:
Gomez Farias 218 Centro Historico
Oaxaca, 68000 Mexico
phone: +52 -951-516-5544
web: oaxacalive.com/conzatti/

Room amenities: TV, A/C, phone in each room

Facility amenities: Longe, laundry service, conference room, dinning room

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Ten: Wednesday, November 05 - Lecture: "Legends and Traditions of Oaxaca".
Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Lecture: "Legends and Traditions of Oaxaca"

Lunch: In a local restaurant

Afternoon: Free Time

Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant.

Lodging: Hotel Casa Conzatti

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: 19th century colonial building located in front of the main square of Tlaxcala

Contact info:
Plaza de la Constitucion # 17
Colonia Centro
Tlaxcala, 9000 Mexico
phone: +52 -246-462-6022
web: www.posadasanfrancisco.com

Room amenities: Phone, cable TV, private bathroom

Facility amenities: Pool, tennis court, library, boutique, 2 dining rooms, lounge

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Check out time: 1:00 PM

Day Eleven: Thursday, November 06 - Depart to Tlaxcala. Excursion to Historic Center...
Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Depart by motorcoach to Tlaxcala (approx 5 hours)

Lunch: Lunch served at Hotel Posada San Francisco.

Afternoon: Check in to hotel. Walking City tour to the Historic Center of Tlaxcala

Dinner: At hotel restaurant

Lodging: Posada San Francisco

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: 19th century colonial building located in front of the main square of Tlaxcala

Contact info:
Plaza de la Constitucion # 17
Colonia Centro
Tlaxcala, 9000 Mexico
phone: +52 -246-462-6022
web: www.posadasanfrancisco.com

Room amenities: Phone, cable TV, private bathroom

Facility amenities: Pool, tennis court, library, boutique, 2 dining rooms, lounge

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Check out time: 1:00 PM

Day Twelve: Friday, November 07 - Field trip to Cacaxtla Archaeological Site.
Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Field trip to Cacaxtla archaeological site.

Lunch: In a local restaurant

Afternoon: Free time

Dinner: At hotel restaurant

Lodging: Posada San Francisco

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: 19th century colonial building located in front of the main square of Tlaxcala

Contact info:
Plaza de la Constitucion # 17
Colonia Centro
Tlaxcala, 9000 Mexico
phone: +52 -246-462-6022
web: www.posadasanfrancisco.com

Room amenities: Phone, cable TV, private bathroom

Facility amenities: Pool, tennis court, library, boutique, 2 dining rooms, lounge

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Check out time: 1:00 PM

Day Thirteen: Saturday, November 08 - Field trip to Huamantla, famous Puppetry Art Cent...
Field trip to Huamantla, famous Puppetry Art Center and to Market and Bull Fight Museum. Farewell Dinner.

Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: Field trip to Huamantla famous Puppetry Art Center and to Market and Bull Fight Museum.

Lunch: In a local restaurant

Afternoon: 3:00 - 7:00 pm Free time.

Dinner: Farewell Dinner /Closing at hotel restaurant.

Lodging: Posada San Francisco

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Fourteen: Sunday, November 09 - Group transfer to Mexico City International Airpo...
Breakfast: At hotel restaurant

Morning: The program ends with early morning departure to the airport in Mexico City. (Departure from Hotel immediately after 7:30 am breakfast.)

Meals Included: Breakfast

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13 nights of accommodations
38 meals: 13 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 13 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
1 Performances
1 Flights during the program

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