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Mexico City: History, Art, Culture, and Politics

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Program #13964RJ
8 Days | 7 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.
Embrace and explore México City as it showcases all facets of Mexico’s national character. In a place where many public buildings are built from the stones of Aztec temples, past and present are inextricably linked, so that around each modern street corner is another opportunity to delve into the history of Mexico. Ballet folklórico, mariachis, and a cosmopolitan mix of museums and neighborhoods adorned with the art of the great muralists illustrate the story of Mexican antiquity alongside pre-Aztec pyramids and colonial squares.


Highlights

• Trace the history of Mexico City with local historians and in a variety of museums.
• In museums and exhibitions, study the life and work of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.
• Explore quaint and historic neighborhoods like Coyoacan and San Angel.

Activity Notes

Elevation above 7,000 feet. Walking up to one mile, cobblestone streets, stairs indoors and out.

Itinerary Summary

Arrivals Mexico City, 7 nights; departures.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
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7 nights of accommodations
20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips
2 Performances

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4.6
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