|Starts||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Ends||Mexico City, Mexico|
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Day 1 - Starting: Mexico City & Finishing: Mexico City
There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting.
Day 2 - Starting: Mexico City & Finishing: Puebla
Head to Puebla, famous for its hand-painted tiles, unique handicrafts, mouth-watering Mole Poblano (a mouth-watering spicy sauce made with cocoa and infinite varieties of chillies) and rich colonial history. Opt to take a mole-making class to learn the secrets of this famous sauce. Enjoy an included dinner at a local restaurant known for its featured seasonal specialities.
Day 3 - Starting: Puebla & Finishing: Puebla
Enjoy a free day in Puebla. Opt to visit some of the many museums and cathedrals or the great pyramid at Cholula. For markets, visit the Mercado de Sabores or the Mercado El Carmen for cemites.
Day 4 - Starting: Puebla & Finishing: Oaxaca
Head to Oaxaca. Explore the markets and enjoy an included cooking class to get a hands-on understanding of Mexican cuisine.
Day 5 - Starting: Oaxaca & Finishing: Oaxaca
Monte Albán, a spectacular grouping of pre-Hispanic (Zapotec) mountain top temples, is just a short bus ride away, as is the Valley of Mitla with its colourful ruins and hand-loomed carpets. Stepping from the cultural to the culinary, Oaxaca is also a great area for trying out new tastes and textures.
Day 6 - Starting: Oaxaca & Finishing: Puerto Escondido
Take a bus to the Oaxacan Pacific coast and enjoy time in this beach paradise. With so much to do in Puerto Escondido you might want to lounge on the beach, try surfing, diving or take an eco tour to spot dolphins, sailfish or sea turtles. Visit the local market for a taste of how the locals shop. Opt to enjoy a seafood dinner in this quaint coastal town.
Day 7 - Starting: Puerto Escondido & Finishing: Puerto Escondido
Enjoy a free day in this beach paradise.
Day 8 - Starting: Puerto Escondido & Finishing: Mexico City
Catch a flight back to the largest city in the world. This fascinating multi-layered megalopolis is home to an endless list of cultural wonders, the best anthropology museum for Mexican archaeology, the largest plaza (the zocalo), the Zona Rosa, many Aztec historic sites, and a vibrant street life at all hours.
Day 9 - Starting: Mexico City & Finishing: Mexico City
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