Downton Mexico City at twilight

Docomomo U.S.: Modern Mexico City

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Overview

Style Custom Group
Dedicated tour escorts & guides throughout
Price Includes
  • Coach
  • Hotel
  • Meals
  • Guides
  • All land transportation & sightseeing tours
  • 8 nights’ superior first class hotel accommodations
  • 19 meals included: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 4 dinners
  • Comprehensive land program
  • Friendly Planet Escort for entire tour duration
  • Professional, English-speaking Mexican Tour Director for entire tour duration
  • Bell boys and maid’s tips at the hotels
  • Two bottles of water per person / per day from day 2 to day 8 (7 days total)
Departs Land Only (no flights)

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Dates, Prices & Options

Departure Dates & Prices

Departures & Prices
per person, double occupancy*
2017 DEPARTURES
Depart / Return Regular Price
Departs: Sat, Oct. 14, 2017
Returns: Sun, Oct. 22, 2017
Oct 14 – Oct 22 $3799 Closed

Want to stay longer? Unfortunately, we don't offer late returns on this package.

Options & Fees

Docomomo U.S.: Modern Mexico City
Rooming Selection
Double Occupancy included
Single Room Supplement +$799

Flights & Departure Cities

Departure Airports
Land Only (no flights) included

Coming from somewhere else? Unfortunately, we don't offer departures from cities that are not listed, but you can book your own connecting flights separately.

How to Make a Reservation

To make a reservation, simply select an available departure date and reserve online using our secure booking system. Or call one of our travel specialists at 800-555-5765. But first, check out our Before You Book section.

We only require a per-person deposit payment, which you can pay with your credit card or PayPal account. This deposit will be applied towards the cost of your package, and is generally non-refundable (details). The balance is due 75 days prior to departure (or within 72 hours, if you're booking less than 75 days prior to departure), and can be paid by credit card, PayPal, check or money order.

Deposit
Deposit $600

Itinerary

Deadline for reservation: June 16, 2017

Day 1: Arrive in Mexico

Accommodations: 8 nights Hotel Camino Real Polanco, Mexico City.  Included meals: Dinner.

  • Arrival at Mexico International Airport
  • Check-in at the hotel
  • Private group orientation meeting at hotel at 6PM for one hour including tea/coffee
  • Dinner at hotel

Full Day Itinerary: Arrive in Mexico City today and transfer to your hotel independently (private transfers are available for an additional cost if required). 

Dinner at hotel.

Day 2: Mexico City

Included meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner.

  • Visit to Zocalo
  • Walking tour from Madero to Girasoles
  • Bellas Artes/Almeda

Cathedral, Mexico CityFull Day Itinerary:  This morning we depart for Zocalo. Continue with a visit to the main Cathedral and Palacio Nacional. Enjoy a walking tour from Madero to Girasoles.

Lunch will be at Los Girasoles.

Atfer lunch, continue to Bellas Artes/Almeda. Return to hotel via Reforma.

Day 3: Mexico City

Included meals: Breakfast & lunch.

  • Visit of the Colonia Hipódromo-Condesa neighborhood
  • Visit Casa Gilardi
  • Afternoon visit of Carcamo de Rio Lerma 


Colonia Hipódromo-Condesa photo by KeizersFull Day Itinerary:
Early morning departure to the neighborhood of Colonia Hipódromo-Condesa and visit Modern Suburbs/Modern Houses. Later, continue toward Barragán House/Studio; Ortega Garden (if possible).  Visit Casa Gilardi before lunch.

Later this afternoon, continue to Carcamo de Rio Lerma. Return to hotel via Condesa.

The remainder of the afternoon will be free at your leisure.

Day 4: Mexico City

Included meals: Breakfast & lunch.

  • Visit to Multifamiliar Miguel Alemán and the Unidad Independencia
  • Casa Estudio Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo
  • Visit to UNAM and Espacio Escultórico

Casa Estudio Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo photo by LuidgerFull Day Itinerary: This morning we will visit the Multi familiar Miguel Alemán and the Unidad Independencia. Later, continue to Casa Estudio Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo designed by Juan O'Gorman. 

Lunch at San Angel Inn.

After lunch, continue with a visit to UNAM and Espacio Escultórico (and possibly Anahuacalli by Diego Rivera). 

Return to hotel. Evening free at leisure.

Day 5: Mexico City/Teotihuacan/Mexico City

Included meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner.

  • Visit to Teotihuacan
  • Later visit Acolman 

Teotihuuacan pyramidsFull Day Itinerary: Depart for Teotihuacan and visit the archeological site

Lunch at LA GRUTA restaurant.

Continue to Acolman for a visit of the 16th Century Temple and the monastery. 

Return to Mexico City.

Day 6 : Mexico City - Special Felix Candela Day

Included meals: Breakfast & lunch.

  • Architecture of Felix Candela today

Full Day Itinerary:  (Additional text to be provided by Docomomo)

Lunch included at the Restaurant Los Manantiales.

This afternoon continue to Iglesia de la Virgen de la Medalla Milagrosa, la Capilla de San Vicente de Paul and Capilla de Nuestra Señora de la Soledad (El Altillo). Return to hotel.

Day 7: Mexico City

Included meals: Breakfast & dinner.

  • Visit to the Anthropology Museum & Tamayo Museum
  • Museo Experimental El Eco

Aerial view of TlatelolcoFull Day Itinerary: This morning we will visit the Anthropology Museum & Tamayo Museum. 

Continue to lunch after these visits.  

After lunch, depart to Museo "El Eco" (on the way to Tlatelolco) and then continue to Tlatelolco and visit Conjunto habitacional Nonoalco-Tatelolco, Plaza de las Tres Culturas, Church with art work by Mathias Goeritz, Edificio SRE now a Cultural Center of UNAM.  Time permitting, we may also visit Parroquia de San Antonio de las Huertas, and Iglesia del Perpetuo Socorro.

Day 8: Mexico City

Included meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner.

  • Depart for San Angel to visit Bazaar Sábado
  • Afternoon bus tour of Las Lomas de Chapultepec

Bazaar SábadoFull Day Itinerary: After breakfast, depart to San Angel for visit the Bazaar Sábado including some time at the local artisan market & nearby shops.

Lunch included in a local restaurant

Continue with an afternoon bus tour of Las Lomas de Chapultepec. Visit the Anglican Church by Carlos Mijares, and time permitting, visit some of Polanco (Conservatorio Nacional by Mario Pani, School by Vladimir Kaspé, etc).

Day 9: Depart Mexico 

Included meals: Breakfast.

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Transfer independently from the hotel to airport (private transfers are available for an additional cost if required). Return to your home city.

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