Mexico’s Origins: Silver, Culture and Revolution
Gain a deeper understanding of Mexico as you visit historic sites, cultural centers and archeological treasures while enjoying expert-led lectures on this fascinating country.
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Program No. 3290RJ
14 days
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At a Glance

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.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking on cobblestone streets, narrow sidewalks and stairs. Elevations up to 6,300 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • 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.

General Notes

Site not equipped for wheelchair mobility.
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