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Wonders of Mexico and Bacalar

Tour 7 nights and 8 days beginning in Mexico City, one of the most important cultural and financial centers of America and the world, where you can visit the main attractions. Then he will travel to the heavenly magical town of Bacalar, where you will visit the beautiful lagoon of 7 colors, you will know its history, culture and may take part in an extraordinary adventure in the Mayan jungle canopy.

ITINERARY

DAY 01, MEXICO CITY

  • Arrival at the Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City.
  • Meet & greet at the airport.
  • Private transfer to hotel.
  • Accommodation in hotel 4 **** as Fontan Reforma, Hotel Regent Best Western Majestic Plaza Florencia or City Express, with breakfast and taxes included.
  • Rest of the day available.

DAY 02, MEXICO CITY TOUR

  • 8:00: Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 9:00: Tour of the historic center of the city, visiting the National Palace, the Palace of Fine Arts, the House of Tiles, Iturbide Palace and the Palace of Government, which will see the macro mural by Diego Rivera, noted the Metropolitan Cathedral, where you can enjoy Mexican crafts, gathered in one place, the tour continues along the Paseo de la Reforma to observe architectural figures such as: The Angel of Independence statue of Diana the huntress, Tower Mayor, Torre Caballito, Statue of Carlos V, statue of Cuauhtemoc; then by Chapultepec and residential area of Lomas.
  • Time for lunch (price not included).
  • Visit the Museum of Anthropology, where our guide will show and explain the Mexica Hall in the afternoon.
  • Return to the hotel.
  • Accommodation in hotel 4**** as Fontan Reforma, Hotel Regent Best Western Majestic Plaza Florencia or City Express, with breakfast and taxes included.
  • Free night.

DAY 03, MEXICO CITY - BASILICA OF GUADALUPE - TEOTIHUACAN PYRAMIDS

  • 8:00: Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 9:00: Visit the Plaza of the 3 Cultures where buildings of different times, then the tour to the Basilica of Guadalupe, patroness of Mexico, Queen of the Americas meet. Visit the old and new sanctuary, time to meditate.
  • Continuation of the tour to the incredible Pyramids of Teotihuacan.
  • 2:00: Time for lunch at restaurant in the area (price not included).
  • Entrance to the Pyramids of the Sun and Moon, walk along the Avenue of the Gods.
  • 5:00: Return to hotel.
  • Accommodation in hotel 4**** as Fontan Reforma, Hotel Regent Best Western Majestic Plaza Florencia or City Express, with breakfast and taxes included.
  • Free night.

DAY 04, MEXICO CITY - BACALAR

  • Breakfast at the hotel in Mexico.
  • Transfer to Benito Juarez International Airport to take flight by Interjet International Airport Chetumal, capital of Quintana Roo.
  • Meet & greet at the International Airport of Chetumal.
  • Private transfer to hotel in Bacalar (approximately 30 min travel).
  • Accommodation at 4**** Hotel Rancho Encantado in Plan Half board (breakfast and dinner) with all local and hotel taxes included.
  • Dinner at the hotel (included).
  • Free night.

DAY 05, BACALAR - BACALAR LAGOON - STRONG MUSEUM OF SAN FELIPE

  • 8:00: Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 9:00: Boat ride on Lake Bacalar, known as the Lake of the 7 colors. On this tour you know the mangroves provide shelter for different species of birds, orchids and bromeliads can observe, learn about the stromatolites (freshwater corals) and can also swim, snorkel and exfoliate with mineral mud of this area.
  • 13:00: Time for lunch (price not included).
  • 14:30: Departure to the Museum Fuerte San Felipe, an imposing fortress built in the sixteenth century to protect the population from the frequent pirate attacks. Inside is the Museum of Piracy, where the history of the fort comes from the Mayans and the Caste War. You will see swords, guns, compasses, old guns and a splendid view of the lake.
  • Opposite the fort is the main square in Bacalar, in the village several wooden houses are preserved gable, painted with bright pastel done by the Caribbean sun. Behind a giant ceiba we find the Parish of San Joaquin, the landlord of the town.
  • 18:00: Return to hotel.
  • Accommodation at 4**** Hotel Rancho Encantado in Plan Half board (breakfast and dinner) with all local and hotel taxes included.
  • Dinner at the hotel (included).
  • Free night.

DAY 06, BACALAR - CENOTE AZUL - ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE CHACCHOBEN - BACALAR

  • 7:00: Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 8:00: Departure to the Blue Cenote, a site that offers the mystical beauty of the great cenotes; its shape resembles a small lagoon surrounded by jungle vegetation, except in the mouth which communicates with the Laguna Bacalar. Cenote Azul is a must for divers visiting the region site; represents a real challenge for his deep and special features, which must be explored in the company of a certified diving guide, you can hire on site. You can also find a craft shop which includes carved in stone and wood ciricote traditional Bacalar, embroidered huipiles, figures reed and hammocks. It has a restaurant and a viewpoint where you can see the landscape of Lake Bacalar.
  • 13:00: Time for lunch (price not included).
  • 14:00: Departure to the archaeological site of Chacchoben about 40 minutes of travel. Chacchoben in Mayan language means "place of red corn"; this Mayan settlement was discovered in 1994 despite occupying about 70 hectares, the largest in the Lake District. About the only big basement are located five buildings that have been explored. Although much remains to be discovered, the site itself is a gem thanks to the beauty that surrounds it.
  • 17:30: Return to hotel.
  • Accommodation at 4 **** Hotel Rancho Encantado in Plan Half board (breakfast and dinner) with all local and hotel taxes included.
  • Dinner at the hotel (included).
  • Free night.

DAY 07, BACALAR - BACALAR BIOMAYA

  • 7:00: Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 8:00: Departure to BioMaya Bacalar where you can enjoy an unforgettable adventure or BioMaya Canopy Experience program (without canopy). This activity is performed through a circuit of zip lines that run parallel through the jungle canopy with distances ranging from 180 m to 750 m long, with poles and platforms from 20 to 30m high, 80% of the route it held above the treetops. Canopy last station connects directly to the Lagoon of Seven Colors where its beautiful shades of freshwater enclose a history of pirates and privateers that natural and cultural wealth of the disputed peninsula.
  • BioMaya services Bacalar has lockers, sinks, toilets, souvenir shop and photography, as well as a rest area and refreshments.
  • 14:00: Return to hotel.
  • Accommodation at 4**** Hotel Rancho Encantado in Plan Half board (breakfast and dinner) with all local and hotel taxes included.
  • Free day.
  • Dinner at the hotel (included).

DAY 08, BACALAR - CHETUMAL AIRPORT - MEXICO DF OR BACALAR - CANCUN AIRPORT

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Two output options for the customer to choose according to their convenience are proposed.
    • Transfer from the hotel in Bacalar Chetumal International Airport to fly for Interjet to the Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City, where he later take flight back to home country.
    • Transfer from the hotel in Bacalar Cancun International Airport (approximately 4:30 hours drive) to take international flight back to home country.

END OF SERVICES

The program includes:

- Accommodation in Mexico in hotel 4 **** as Fontan Reforma, Hotel Regent Best Western Majestic Plaza Florencia or City Express, with breakfast and taxes included.
- Accommodation in Bacalar Rancho Encantado 4 **** hotel in Plan Half board (breakfast and dinner) with all local and hotel taxes included.
- Reception at the Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City and Chetumal Quintana Roo.
- Arrival: Mexico City Airport - hotel and out hotel - Chetumal Airport.
- Hospitality and local taxes included.

The program does not include:

- Health Insurance.
- International and domestic flight Mexico City - Chetumal Chetumal - Mexico City, should return to Mexico City.
- Cost Bacalar private transfer to the International Airport in Cancun, should be the selected option.
- Other services not mentioned in the program.
- Liquids with meals.
- Tips to porters, maids in hotels and guides.

 
 
 
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