San Miguel De Allende
6 days (6 meals)
Known as the Mexican Hill Town, San Miguel is so picturesque and the climate so divine that it has become an artists’ and retirees’ mecca.¬† The magnificent Gothic style pink cantera stone Cathedral, landmark of San Miguel is the focal point of the downtown area Our hotel is a few blocks from the¬† jardin – called the plaza in most Mexican towns.¬† At every turn the many flower filled patios, the quaint shops and bubbling fountains will delight you.¬† The historic center in the downtown area has kept the facades of the buildings just as they were in Colonial times.¬† Pack your walking shoes for exploring the many cobblestone streets and do bring plenty of film. The tour includes Guanajuato, the sub-terrenean city as well as Dolores Hidalgo and Queretaro.
DAY 1 – Your journey begins as our chartered motor coach crosses into Mexico.¬† Routing is through Monterrey and Saltillo.¬† Overnight at the Las Palmas Midway Inn in Matehuala.
DAY 2 – After breakfast, we leave Matehuala behind and travel past San Luis Potosi and into a rich agricultural area called ‚ÄúLa Bajia‚ÄĚ.¬† Then on to Dolores Hidalgo where we visit Father Hidalgo‚Äôs church. Enjoy an ice cream (Jo‚Äôs treat) before visiting a tile and pottery shop on the edge of town.¬† Continue to San Miguel where after a late lunch, you can explore on your own or join your guide as he introduces you to San Miguel. Tonight you will have fun choosing your own little intimate restaurant.¬† Just follow the soft strumming sound of guitars.¬† Overnight at the Hotel Casa Primavera in San Miguel de Allende. ¬† ¬† AB
DAY 3 – Board your coach this morning for an all day tour to Guanajuato, known as the subterranean city.¬† At one time, Guanajuato¬† was the richest city in Mexico producing twenty percent of the world‚Äôs silver.¬† Ride the¬† teleferico across the city.¬† Downtown, our city tour includes the tree shaded Plaza de Reforma, the Cervantino Museum and the two story colorful market place where the famous Guanajuato pottery can be found.¬† Arrive back about 6:00p.m.¬†¬† Overnight at the Hotel Casa Primavera in San Miguel de Allende.¬†¬†¬†¬† B
DAY¬† 4 – Awaken to the ringing of church bells, the singing of the birds on the tree shaded plaza.¬† The day is free to enjoy, relax and hang loose.¬† Explore to your heart‚Äôs content or shop and shop and shop.¬† Overnight at the Hotel Casa Primavera in San Miguel de Allende.¬†¬†¬†¬† B
NOTE:¬†¬† Day 3 and Day 4 may be interchanged depending on the day of the week.¬† Advise your guide if you wish to stay in San Miguel.
DAY 5 – Pack up this morning wistfully leaving San Miguel behind. Visit Queretaro with its aqueducts dating to colonial times and Jo‚Äôs favorite spot, the Convent of the Cross, designed by the same Franciscan architect-monk who designed the Alamo in Texas.¬† Time to shop for opals of the region.¬† Leave for San Luis Potosi where Jo has a wonderful surprise for you scheduled for 8:00pm.¬† These musicians will steal your heart away.¬† Overnight at the Hotel Real Plaza in San Luis Potosi. CB
DAY 6 – Return to the magic Rio Grande Valley through Cd. Victoria where we stop for an included lunch. You should arrive at the border around 6:30pm. ¬†¬†¬† B, L
Price per person:
Single - $665
Double - $505
Triple - $495
Monday, June 19, 2017
PASSPORT OR PASSPORT CARD REQUIRED
*Currently there is NO CHARGE for the Mexican Visa on land tours of 7 days or less!
Departs from Brownsville at 5:30a.m.; from Harlingen at 6:00a.m.; from Weslaco at 6:30a.m.; and from Mission at 7:00a.m. or from your park with specific number.
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