Day 1: Arrive Mexico City
Welcome to Mexico! Upon arrival in Mexico City you will meet your Tour Leader outside the airport. The driver will take you to the hotel so you can settle in and have the rest of the day to wander the streets to discover the nearby places on your own. Finish the day with a unique welcome dinner.
Day 2: City tour of Mexico City and concert with local choir
You will have a sightseeing tour of the city which includes the Zocalo (or Plaza de la Constitución), the main square of the city, the National Palace, the Catedral Metropolitana and the Palace of Fine Arts. After that, you will have free time to discover Mexico City. Next, you will be transferred to the concert venue to have time for rehearsal and a sound check. This is your first performance. After the concert, you will have dinner together.
Day 3: Visit the pyramids of Teotihuacan and transfer to Queretaro
Today, a short drive will take you to the ancient ruins and pyramids of Teotihuacan, also known as the City of the Gods. This is the most visited archaeological site in Mexico and the most important ancient city of the Aztec Civilization. After your visit, you will continue your journey to the city of Queretaro. Once settled in your hotel, you will have time to have a delicious dinner.
Day 4: Visit Queretaro
Today you will have a walking tour around one of the most beautiful Colonial gems of Mexico, the city of Queretaro, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As you walk along Queretaro's cobblestone streets, you will discover Teatro de la Republica, Corregidora's House, the iconic Aqueduct of the City and the most beautiful buildings with the colonial baroque style. Finishing the tour, you will have free time to explore the town on your own; you might visit the ancient convents that today keep art and historic exhibitions inside their walls. Eventually, you will be transferred to the concert venue early for rehearsal and sound check. After the concert, you will have dinner together.
Day 5 – Transfer to San Miguel de Allende
In the morning, you'll head off to the breathtaking city of San Miguel de Allende. You will experience firsthand why San Miguel is one of the most appealing cities in Mexico. You will be impressed by the beautiful pink color of Parroquia San Miguel Arcangel towers; this church is famous for its neo-gothic style, making it the most emblematic building in the city. After your visit, you will have dinner together.
Day 6 – Explore San Miguel de Allende
Today you will have free time to explore San Miguel on your own, you will find local artists, street vendors, handcrafts and listen some music by artist performing at the kiosk of Plaza Allende. Then, you will move to the concert venue, where you will have time for rehearsal and check sound before the performance. When the concert is finished you will have dinner together.
Day 7 – Visit Dolores Hidalgo and transfer to Guanajuato
Continue your travel visiting one of the most iconic historical places of Mexico, Dolores Hidalgo, Magical Town where the Independence of Mexico began. You will have a free walking tour where you will visit the Cathedral, place where the priest Miguel Hidalgo gave the cry of independence; the Mausoleum of José Alfredo Jimenez, an important Mexican singer & composer; House Mariano Abasolo and some other colonial places. After the walking tour, you will have free time to enjoy the city and try the famous ice creams of exotic Mexican flavors. After your visit, you will be transferred to Guanajuato to have dinner together and spend the night.
Day 8 – Explore Guanajuato
This morning, you will wake up in Guanajuato, home of the renowned International Cervantes Festival. This city has it all: history, art, architecture, music, etc. Walking along the streets, you’ll learn about Mexican History at the Alhondiga de Granaditas and the Monumento al Pipila; these buildings take you back in time to Mexican Independence; you will visit Juarez Theater, an iconic building decorated with statues of the greek nine muses of arts on the roofs; you may want to have your picture taken at Callejon del Beso (Alley of the Kiss) and walk through the underground tunnels of this beautiful place. After the walking tour, you will have free time to enjoy the city on your own. Then you will be transferred to the concert venue and afterwards have dinner together.
Day 9 – Transfer to Guadalajara
Today you will be transferred to Guadalajara. Arriving you will go to the hotel to be settle in. After that, you will have some leisure time to relax and explore the city on your own. At night you will enjoy a dinner together.
Day 10 – Visit Guadalajara
Today you will drive to Guadalajara, one of the three most important cities in Mexico and home of some of the nation's most important cultural symbols. You will be visiting the Historic Center of Guadalajara with its emblematic Cathedral, Degollado Theatre and the Regional Museum. Afterwards, you will be transferred to the concert venue where you will be having the final concert of this trip. You will arrive early for rehearsal and sound checks. This is your last night in Mexico, you will enjoy a special farewell dinner full of memories.
Day 11 – Departure
You have lived great adventures during your journey full of music events and exploration. Today, you will be transferred to Mexico City airport to board your flight. You will return with lasting memories of colonial cities, ancient cultures, and many new friends! Hasta pronto Mexico!