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Mexico

Great Global Get-Together in Mexico City

Experience the best of Mexico — from ancient Aztec cities to modern art movements — as you join other lifelong learners for a Great American Get-Together in Mexico City!
Rating (4.87)
Program No. 22668RJ
Length
8 days
Starts at
2,549
Special Offer
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Flights start at
FREE

At a Glance

We’ve been offering our “Great American Get-Togethers” in cities throughout the United States for years, and now we’re moving the fun south of the border to Mexico City! Experience both the ancient and modern wonders of Mexico as you join other lifelong learners and our most popular local experts on field trips to Pre-Columbian sites, charming Colonial-era neighborhoods and colorful museums. Immerse yourself in Mexican culture through a fascinating lecture by a local author and during enriching explorations of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and historic buildings. If you have ever wanted to experience one of North America’s most exciting cities, this is your chance. Bienvenido!

Extend Your Adventure

This program offers an optional program extension.

Extension: The Best of Oaxaca & Oaxaca City

Begin your learning adventure in Mexico with a three-night pre-extension as you delve into the archaeological sites and colonial-era architecture of Oaxaca.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles daily over varied terrain. Walking and standing in museums up to an hour. Elevations up to 7,200 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Attend an insightful lecture on living in Mexico City by David Lida, a journalist and author of "First Stop in the New World: Mexico City, the Capital of the 21st Century."
  • Enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at the world-renowned Hacienda de los Morales, a 400-year-old former working hacienda.
  • Examine the archaeological ruins of the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan and the Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

General Notes

Max of 120 participants divided into groups for activities. To maintain a small group feel amid a large group program, the order of the daily schedule will vary per group. Smaller groups will each do different activities during the day, joining back together as a large group for some programming. "Extension: The Best of Oaxaca & Oaxaca City" (#22741) is offered in conjunction with this program.
Featured Expert
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María Teresa Peniche
Maria Teresa Peniche, who prefers to be known simply as “Teri,” is a highly regarded addition to Geronimo’s Road Scholar staff. Teri pursued a career in higher education, preparing school curriculums designed as well as teaching English in secondary education. After retiring, Teri’s vast knowledge of Mexico’s history and culture paved the way towards her becoming a Group Leader. Blessed with a caring disposition and a great desire to share her love of her country, Teri’s capacity for sharing her considerable knowledge is unrivaled.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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