Mexico – Aztec History & Modern Experience Tour

Starting Price $2100 per person
Trip Duration 8 Days
Availibility Mar 02, 2015 -
Mar 19, 2015
Activity Level High level of fitness
Highlights
  • Visit The Templo Mayor
  • Visit Puebla- oldest city in mexico
  • Evening performance of the Quetzal Dance
  • Visit the Zapotec ruins of Monte Alban
  • Surfing on the Pacific
  • Tour of Mexico City
What To Expect

Our Mexico school trips focus on language, history, civilization and cultural interaction – all in one incredible educational tour.

Educational Benefits

Our Mexican school trips expose students to the history of Mexico and its ancient civilizations. The beauty of modern day Mexico compliments this learning adventure.

Customization

Student trip itineraries are completely customizable for your group, desires, and needs.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 - Depart for Mexico

Travel to Mexico City, prepare for the adventure ahead.

Day 2 - Aztec ruins of Teotihuacán

Visit the Templo Mayor, one of the main temples of the Aztecs. Before entering the actual museum, one can walk through the remains of Tenochtitlan. Enjoy a guided tour inside and outside the museum which displays multiple layers and the partial excavation of this great temple of the Pre-Hispanic civilization.

Day 3 - Puebla

Puebla is considered the oldest continually inhabited city in Mexico. See the city’s famous hand-painted ceramics and tiles being made at Uriarte International in Puebla, located in Puebla’s historical center. Evening performance of the Quetzal Dance: a colourful folkloric dance which pre-dates the Spanish Conquest.

Day 4 - Oaxaca

Visit the local Museums. Visit the Zapotec ruins of Monte Alban. The Zapotecs had a long relationship with Aztecs, sharing similar customs, religious beliefs and even calendar system. The two societies would later engage in warfare and resistance in the times of the Spanish arrival in the new world. This day is an integral part of our Mexican adventure.

Days 5 - 6 - Puerto Escondido

Here in this beautiful Pacific Ocean coastal town we will spend some time learning surfing techniques on the beach before we head into the water for lessons. Explore a nearby lagoon and mangrove wildlife, then enjoy a final day on the beach.

Day 7 - Mexico City

Make our way back to Mexico City for one last hurrah before returning home. Highlights include a complete walking tour of the Central Market and time to purchase crafts and gifts for friends and family back home. We will go out for a final dinner and say our goodbyes.

Day 8 - Homeward Bound

Begin our journey home after a great trip to Mexico together.

Transportation
  • Airfare
    Roundtrip group airfare to Mexico
  • Coach
    Private coach bus for duration of tour
Accommodation
  • Hotels
    Centrally located, student friendly, 3 * minimum, acclaimed hotels
Food

Three meals a day included in tour. Meals at locally owned and run restaurants and accommodations serving authentic cuisine sufficient for all appetites.

Meet Our Leaders
Marta Fabregas
Did you know?

The Aztecs had an advanced system for writing and keeping records.

Places You’ll Visit

Mexico City

Visit The Templo Mayor one of the main temples of the Aztecs in their capital city of Tenochtitlan, which is now Mexico City.

Puebla

Puebla was established between 800 and 200 B.C. and is considered the oldest continually inhabited city in Mexico.

Oaxaca

The Zapotecs had a long relationship with Aztecs, sharing similar customs, religious beliefs and even shared social and cultural developments such as a calendar system.

Puerto Escondido

Here in this beautiful Pacific Ocean side town we will spend some time learning surfing techniques on the beach before we head into the water for lessons.