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Rental Car tour Pueblos Mágicos

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1. Day: Arrival Mexico-City

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Mexico City

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Arrival in Mexico City and city tour

Day 2: Teotihuacán

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Teotihuacán

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Today you will visit the world-famous archaelogical site Teotihucán. Before returning to the capital you will get the opportunity to try a glass of Pulque in a traditional "Pulquería".

Day 4: Ajusco & Coyoacán

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Today you drive to the green south of Mexico City, where you climb the mountain Ajusco (about 3900 m). On your way back to the hotel in Mexico City you visit the famous neighborhood Coyoacan.

Day 4: Guanajuato

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Guanajuato

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Today you receive your rental car and your first journey takes you over 350 km to Guanajuato.

Day 5: Bernal

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Today you drive over 200 km to the Pueblo Mágico Bernal, famous throughout the country because of its imposing monolith, the Peña de Bernal. In order to reach the backside of the mountain you will drive over a gravel road for about 15 minutes (with caution!). Rancho ChiChiD´ho will be your accommodation for the next 2 nights.

Day 6: Bernal

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You will spend the day at the mountain where you can choose activities like climbing, bouldering or hiking.

 

Enjoy a magnificent view over the arid valley around Bernal from the unique cliffs of Peña de Bernal.

7. Day: Xilitla

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Xilitla

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Today you will continue to Xiltila. The distance is about 200 km on a modern highway. The Pueblo Mágico Xilitla is famous for its surrealistic botanic garden Las Pozas.

Day 8: Grutas de Tolantongo

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Today the journey takes you over 300 km through the state of Hidalgo to the unique Grutas de Tolantongo. You can relax in the huge cave where a crystal clear thermal river originates. In the late afternoon we recommend hiking to the small thermal pools located on the mountainside. There you can enjoy the beautiful view and an incredible sunset. You spend the night either in the tent or in the Hotel La Huerta.

Day 9: Mineral del Chico

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Mineral del Chico

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Today your journey takes you over 150 km to Mineral de Chico, a small former mining village beautifully located in the forests of Hidalgo. You will enjoy the Pueblo Magico before you arrive at the Restaurante Las Manzanas, where you spend the night in a tent. You can also spend the night in the Hotel El Paraiso. It is up to you.

Day 10: Cuetzalan

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Cuetzalan

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Today's journey takes you over 300 km to Cuetzalan in the state of Puebla. There you will visit the Cooperative Tosepan and later you will have time to stroll through the village.

11. Day: Cuetzalan

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Cuetzalan

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Today you will explore the beautiful surroundings of Cuetzalan with its mystical cloud forests, narrow gorges and spectacular waterfalls. After a cooling bath in a fresh river, you will visit the impressive archeological site of Yohualichan.

12. Day: Puebla & Cholula

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Puebla

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Today's journey takes you over 175 km to the capital Puebla where you can the famous pyramids of Cholula. This beautiful city, famous for its numerous churches, is located between the two highest volcanoes of Mexico

Day 13: Tepoztlán

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Tepoztlán

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At the end of your tour, after a 125 km drive, you reach Tepoztlán, a very popular weekend destination for visitors of Mexico City. You may want to visit the pyramid high on the rock walls of the Tepozteco or  book activities such as mountain biking or canyoning. Perhaps you will also enjoy a Temazcal (traditional steam bath) or a massage?

Day 14: Drive back to Mexic...

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Autopista 95D

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Today you drive back to Mexico City (about 90 km) where you drop off your rental car at the airport before your return flight.

 

If you want to stay longer please check our offer of extensions for your journey.

Get to know Mexico's beautiful Pueblos Mágicos and Mexican culture while enjoying sporty activities and adventures on a private car tour through Mexico. Duration: 14 days. 

Can be started any day / 2nd and 3rd driver without extra charge / flight 700 - 1100 Euro according to season

from $ 1185.00
per person/DBL

Included Services

 

  • 13 x bed & breakfast in homely accommodation or camping surrounded by lush vegetation
  • Airport transfer upon arrival
  • 2 days program in Mexico City (Pyramids of Teotihuacán, volcano Ajusco (optional) + Coyoacán
  • Free delivery of the rental car to your hotel
  • Mextrotter rental car > choose your car category
  • Basic insurance: Comprehensive insurance with 5% decuctible; optional: Upgrade for 0% deductible
  • Road Atlas, access routes for hotels & optional GPS
  • 24h Service Hotline (English) during your trip

Your contact person

Evgenia Ivanova
jane@mextrotter.com
+7 499 504 2848

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Travel tip & Info

 

Find here detailed information about Pueblos Mágicos and Sustainable Tourism in Mexico.

Ihr Preis pro Person:

622.50 USD

Gesamtpreis für ALLE Reisenden:

1245.00 USD

Gemäss Ihrer Angabe

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Day 1: Mexico City- Arrival

 

Upon arrival at the international airport of Mexico City you receive a transfer to your hotel. 

 

Accommodation

Hotel Metropol ***, Mexico City

 

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Day 2: Teotihuacan & Texcoco

 

In the morning you will meet your guide and  your first excursion will take you to the world famous archaeological site of Teotihuacan with the magnificent Sun and Moon Pyramid. Later, on your way back, you will stroll through the nearby forest to a traditional "Pulquería". There you can try "Pulque", the traditional "drink of the gods" which is produced from fermented agave. In the late afternoon you will return to the city and enjoy a nice evening program. 

 

Your accommodation

 

Hotel Metropol ***, Mexico City

 

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Day 3: Ajusco & Coyoacán

Today you  leave early in the morning  to climb the "mountain of the Chilangos", the Ajusco. Before you ascent you will enjoy a delicious breakfast at the foot of the mountain. After 1.5 hours we will arrive the summit at about 3900 m, from where you have a wonderful view of the southern part of the metropolis. On a clear day you can see the volcanoes Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl. On our way back you will visit the UNAM, the largest university in Mexico. From there the journey takes you to the tranquil neighborhood of Coyoacán, where you can either visit the art market or the Frida Kahlo museum.

 

Your accommodation

Hotel Metropol ***, Mexico City

 

Optional Activities:

Climb of the volcano Ajusco (3930 m) with guide, price: 125 EUR/person

 

Individual activities:

Visit of the university UNAM and Coyoacán

 

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Day 4: Guanajuato (State of Guanajuato)

In the morning the rental car is delivered directly to your hotel. Your journey takes you to Guanajuato which is famous for its tunnels, colonial buildings and artistic and cultural scene. You will stroll through the small streets until you reach the "Callejón del Beso", where the houses are so close together that lovers can kiss each other from their windows, according to legend. Enjoy the afternoon and evening in the labyrinth of this magical town. 

 

Route:

about 350km; 4 to 5 hour drive

 

Your accommodation:

Real de Minas ***, Guanajuato

  

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Day 5: Bernal (Edo. Querétaro)

Today you will drive to Bernal in the state of Querétaro, one of the most popular Pueblos Mägicos and known throughout the country because of its gigantic monolith, the Peña de Bernal. You will enjoy a stroll through the village where you may want to taste the famous "Gorditas", filled corn pies. Later you circle the mountain Peña de Bernal to reach Rancho ChiChiD'ho where you stay for the next 2 nights.

 

Route:

about. 200km; 2 to 3 hour drive

 

Your accommodation:

Rancho ChiChiD’ho (http://www.chichidho.com/) 
- Camping  with magnificent view of the Peña de Bernal (
Hotel de Mil Estrellas ", Hotel of thousand stars).
- Optional:  Bed&Breakfast Cabañas with Mrs.  Hahn

 

Optional activities:

-2-day climbing course with a professional instructor (1st day: Introduction to climbing, 2nd day: climbing on multi pitch routes or sports climbing routes.

-Basic climbing course with Fernando Landin of the Rancho ChiChiD’ho. Price upon request

-Temazcal on Rancho ChiChiD’o. Price upon request.

 

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Day 6: Bernal (State of Querétaro)

Today the ascent of the Peña de Bernal is on the agenda. The climb on a good trail plus some steps is easy to master and not too strenuous. On the top you will enjoy a magnificent view of the village of Bernal and its  surroundings. If you are an experienced climber we recommend the multi-pitch tour at Peña de Bernal. You can also climb with an experienced guide.

 

You will enjoy a romantic evening on Rancho ChiChiD'ho where once a UFO was sighted. You can cook together with the owner Fernanndo Landin and relax at the campfire. 

 

Your route:

-Today your car stays at the Ranch

 

Your accommodation:

 Rancho ChiChiD’ho (http://www.chichidho.com/) 
- Camping with a magnificent view of the Peña de Bernal (
Hotel de Mil Estrellas" - "

 - Optional: Bed&Breakfast in the center of Bernal

 

Optional activities:

-2-day climbing course with a professional instructor (1st day: Introduction, 2nd day: Multi pitch climb or sports climbing. Price upon request

 

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Day 7: Xilitla (State San Luis de Potosí)

 

Today you continue to the magic village Xilitla in the beautiful region Huasteca Potosina. Numerous indigenous community still work the fertile land in a traditional way and exercise traditional rituals. Coffee and brown sugar are produced here and are known for their high quality.

During a visit of the surrealist botanical garden Las Pozas you will admire the sculpures by the artist Edward James, among them "La Escalera al Cielo", Stairway to Heaven). 

 

Route:

about  200km; 4 to 5 hour drive

 

Accommodation:  

Hotel Dolores Xilitla *** (www.hoteldoloresxilitla.com.mx)

 

Optional activity:

Visit of the Botanical Garden Las Pozas

- Besuch des Botanischen Garten Las Pozas

 

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Day 8: Grutas de Tolantongo (State of Hidalgo )

The thermal springs Grutas de Tolantongo are an ideal place to relax body and soul. The huge limestone cave lies in a deep canyon and from numerous holes thermal water of 38 °C emerges and forms a river. You linger and explore the passages of the cave system and directly at the exit you  enjoy the river's thermal water. Don't forget your bathing suit!

 

Later in the afternoon you walk among high cacti for about 15 minutes to the so-called "Pozas" (natural thermal pools). From  there you have a magnificent view of the canyon and the river. Relax and enjoy the sunset. In the evening you can put up your camp right at the river or you can  rent a room at a local hotel.)

 

Route:

about 300km; 5 to 6 hour drive

 

Accommodation:

Camping directly at the river or a room at the Hotel  La Huerta

 

Optional activities:

-Visit of the Grutas de Tolantongo. Price = 120 pesos per person

- Eintritt zu den Grutas de Tolantongo - Preis = 120 Pesos (~6€)/Person/Tag)

 

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Day 9: Mineral del Chico (State of Hidalgo)

Mineral del Chico is a small former mining village, beautifully located in the mountains of Pachuca. As soon as you arrive in the village, you should try the classic snack of the region, the so-called "pastes", small pies with different fillings. From the Restaurante Las Manzanas in the lush forests around the village you have a view of the impressive cliff "Las Monjas" (the Nuns). There you have the opporunity for a relaxing walk or you can climb a boulder on one of the drilled routes.  Later in the afternoon you return to the Restaurante Las Manzanas, where you can enjoy a delicious local fish called "Trucha en Hoja Santa". You can set up your tent in the lovely garden of the restaurant.)

 

Route:

about 150km; about 3 hour drive

 

Your accommodation

Camping directly in the garden of the Restaurante Las Manzanas or you can book a room in the  Hotel El Paraíso, Mineral del Chico

 

Optional activities:

Sports activities with H-Go Adventures (Restaurante Las Manzanas)

 

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Day 10: Cuetzalan del Progreso (State of Puebla)

Today you will continue to Cuetzalan, one of the most beautiful Pueblos Mágicos in the Sierra Norte de Puebla. On your way you make a stop at the agricultural cooperative Tosepan (http://www.tosepan.com/) that promotes traditional indigenuous agriculture. In Cuetzalan you explore the picturesque village with its cobbled streets, the mystical cemetery and the impressive cathedral. Finally you can visit a typical "Cantina" (Mexican pub) for a couple of beers or a Mezcal.)

 

Route:

about 300km; 4 to 5 hour drive

 

Accommodation: Aldea San Francisco de Asis (http://www.aldeasanfrancisco.com/news_3.html)

 

Optional activities:

-Visit of the cooperative Tosepan

-Expedition of the cave system under your hotel. Ask for information in your hotel.

 

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Day 11: Cuetzalan del Progreso (State of Puebla)

Today you explore the area of Cuetzalan with its crystal clear rivers and waterfalls. You can swim through a narrow gorge until you arrive at the spectacular waterfalls "Salto de Cuichat" and "Las Brisas". After the refreshing bath your journey takes you  to Yohualichan, an archeological and mystical pre-Columbian site.

In the evening you can go for a shopping tour in Cuetzalan or you  relax in a cabaña. 

 

Route:

Today you have to prepare for a longer drive

 

Your accommodation:

Aldea San Francisco de Asis (http://www.aldeasanfrancisco.com/news_3.html)

 

Optional activities:

-Excursion to  waterfalls and canyons (can be booked at your hotel). Price upon request

-Visit of the archaeological site Yohualichan (entrance = 40 pesos per person)

 

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Day 12: Puebla (State of Puebla)

Today, after some time in the province, you will return to Puebla, located next to the volcanoes Popocatépetl and Iztaccihuatl. The city attracts visitors due to its colonial architecture and cultural activities. Here you can  try the traditional dish "Mole Poblana", a sauce with chocolate and chilli. We recommend  a visit of the stunning archaelogical complex of Cholula. 

 

Route:

about 175km; 2 to 3 hour drive

 

Your accommodation:  

Hotel Colonial ***, Puebla

 

 Optional Activities:

Visit of the archaeological site Cholula (entrance = 65 pesos per person, Sundays free entry

 

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Day 13: Tepoztlan (State of Morelos)

The last station of your journey is Tepoztlan, a popular weekend destination for the inhabitants of Mexico City.  The center impresses with its colorful market and ancient convent. On a steep path you can hike up the Tepozteco, a mountain with a small pyramid on the top. From there you have a wonderful view of the entire region. You can also book canyoning  which takes you along beautiful waterfalls. In the evening you can enjoy a massage or a Temazcal. 

 

Route:

about 125km; about 2 hour drive

 

Accommodation:

Nican Mo Calli ***, Tepoztlan

 

Optional activities:

.Canyoning-Tour,  Price upon request

-Temazcal or massage in the village

 

 

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Day 14: Mexico City and return flight

Today you will return your rental car in Mexico City before you fly back home.

Optional: You can book a beach extension in Mazunte (State of Oaxaca).in case you decide to stay a bit longer. You can take a flight from Mexico City to Puerto Escoondido. One hour from Puerto Escondido there is Mazunte where you can still enjoy some beautiful days at the beach. Another alternative for a longer stay in Mexico is Las Estacas, a natural swimming pool within lush tropical vegetation and not far from Tepoztlan.If you still have energy left you can also book an expedition to the volcanoes Nevado de Toluca (4780m) or Iztaccíhuatl (5230m).

 

Route:

about 90 km, 1.5 – 2 hours

 

program after the tour

After your tour we recommend a beach extension of 3 to 5 days to relax before your trip back home.  A beautiful place to spend a couple of days after your trip is "Las Estacas" where guests can swim in a natural river with crystal clear water.       

 

Mazunte (state of Oaxaca) – magnificent beaches around Oaxaca’s Hippie village

 

Mazunte became a Pueblo Mágico in 2016 but has long been an insider tip for travelers who are looking for dream beaches away from the crowds and without inflated infrastructure. After the tour you can take a train to the airport of Mexico City from where you fly to Puerto Escondido. The drive from Puerto Escondido to Mazunte takes about an hour.

 

In and around Mazunte visitors find the most beautiful beaches of the Pacific coast that have always been visited by alternative travelers. There are activities such as hiking to the Cape "Punta Cometa", surfing on the long "Playa Mermejita" or a boat trip in the nearby lagoon. A highlight is also the observation of whales, that swim along the coast in the winter months. Also the turtle center is defintely worth visiting.


Your accommodation:

- Posada del Arquitecto: The most popular beach hotel in Mazunte

- Posada Ziga: beautiful accommodation on the beach of Mazunte.

- El Copal: luxurious accommodation outside of Mazunte on the beautiful Playa Mermejita

 

 

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Las Estacas (Estado de Morelos): A beautiful crystal clear natural pool

 

If you prefer an extension of your trip without a further flight, we recommend a visit of Las Estacas which is located only a 1 hour drive from your last destination, Tepoztlan. Las Estacas with its magnificent gardens, palm and mango trees, a crystal clear river and several restaurants is an ideal place to enjoy and relax.

 

Your accommodation: directly in Las Estacas, camping or cabañas

 

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Mexico’s vulcanoes - Nevado de Toluca (4780m) or Iztaccíhuatl (5230m)

 

As active program we offer you the ascent of the two most popular volcanoes of Mexico with experienced mountain guides. The program can be started from Mexico City and fitness is a prerequisite. In winter there can be snow on the mountains and crampons and ice axes are a must. With our guides from Mexico Climbing you are well equipped and the summit is almost a certainty.

 

Your accommodation: Hotel Metropol ***, Mexico City

 

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