From$937USD
Was $1249  — Savings of 25% on Nov. 08, 2014
9 days,Mexico City to Mexico City
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Indulge in the regional cuisines of Mexico, explore breathtaking colonial Puebla and Oaxaca, try out your salsa skills on the dance floor, sink into the pace of life on the Pacific Coast.

Somehow, Mexico has become synonymous with boring resorts and crowded beaches. That’s not the Mexico we know. Come and experience ours on this 9-day journey into the country’s colonial past. Beginning in Mexico City, you’ll move on to Puebla and indulge in their famous spicy and chocolate-y mole sauce then explore Oaxaca’s pre-Spanish ruins and Baroque churches. Enjoy the beaches of the Pacific Coast – let this destination get under your skin.

What's Included

  • Puebla orientation walk. Oaxaca orientation walk. Cooking class with dinner. Mezcal factory tour. Seafood dinner (Puerto Escondido). Market visit. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • 3 dinners. (Allow USD240-320 for meals not included.)
  • Hotels (8 nts).
  • Public bus, plane
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12
Day 1 Mexico City

Arrive at any time.

Days 2-3 Puebla (1D)

Drive to Puebla, famous for its hand-painted tiles, unique handicrafts, mouth-watering Mole Poblano (a spicy sauce made with cocoa and infinite varieties of chillies) and rich colonial history. Opt for a mole-making class and dinner at a local restaurant famed for featuring Puebla's seasonal specialties.

Days 4-5 Oaxaca (1D)

Explore the markets of Oaxaca and enjoy an included cooking class to get a hands-on understanding of Mexican cuisine. After, visit a mezcal factory that produces the fiery "other tequila" which is this region's specialty.

Days 6-7 Puerto Escondido (1D)

Drive to the coast and enjoy time in the beach paradise on the Pacific. Opt 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 and enjoy a seafood dinner in town.

Day 8 Mexico City

Catch a flight back to Mexico City. Opt for final night out with the group.

Day 9 Mexico City

Depart at any time.

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