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Mexico's Origins: Silver, Culture, and Revolution

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Program #3290RJ
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.
From revolutions to religion, art to silver mining, unearth Mexico’s storied past in the cities of San Miguel de Allende, Quéretaro and Guanajuato, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The spirit of this complex yet fascinating country is brought to life through expert discussions on the indigenous groups, the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors and the Mexican Revolution.


Highlights

• Learn why Guanajuato was declared Mexico’s “Cradle of Independence.”
• Visit the site where Emperor Maximillian was executed.
• Explore Mexico City's Templo Mayor and National Museum of Anthropology.

Program Notes

Site not equipped for wheelchair mobility.

Activity Notes

High altitudes, cobblestone streets, narrow sidewalks and stairs and uneven surfaces.

Itinerary Summary

Arrivals Guanajuato, 5 nights; San Miguel de Allende, 3 nights; Querétaro, 3 nights; Mexico City, 2 nights; departures.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
13 nights of accommodations
38 meals: 13 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 13 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips

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4.1
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