June 25, 2010
Life Long Learning Travel, 2011
GUADALAJARA, GUANAJUATO, SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE,
DOLORES HIDALGO & QUERETARO
January 29 – February 6, 2011
Over the next few days, I will be posting information about the Life Long Learning travel for 2011. I hope you’ll be able to join us!Blue Agave fields close to Guadalajara
Saturday January 29: Our trip will begin with a flight from Merida to Guadalajara. Although the local travel agency will make a group booking, you may elect to travel independently and meet us there. Our first activity will commence at 5 pm with a walking tour from our hotel to downtown.
Sunday January 30: Today, we will spend all day visiting the second largest city in the country. We’ll see the Teatro Degollado, Orozco’s murals at the Instituto Cultural Cabañas, mariachis, markets and other historic landmarks. This evening you decide whether to rest at the hotel or return to the action!
Monday January 31: We’re off on an all day tour to Tequila. Travelling by train through agave fields, we’ll partake in tequila tasting, tour the distillery and enjoy a dinner – show. Once back at our hotel, the evening will be free for you to spend as you please.
Tuesday Feb 1: We’ll head out of town today and visit the communities of Ajijic, Lake Chapala and Tlaquepaque. As well as sight seeing, we’ll have the opportunity to do some shopping and dine in typical Tapatio eateries.
Wednesday Feb 2: Departing Guadalajara by 9 am, we’ll drive to Guanajuato for a two night stay. You’ll enjoy the scenery of central Mexico – so different to Yucatan! After checking into our hotel we’ll take a walking tour of historic city, ending our evening with “la estudiantina” – a strolling minstrel group
Thursday Feb. 3: All day sightseeing in Guanajuato will include the University, Callejon del Beso., the funicular ride to El Pipila and many other attractions. Now that you are acquainted with this charming city, this evening you’ll enjoy strolling the streets and dining at the restaurant of your choice.
Friday Feb. 4: Today we’ll depart Guanajuato and drive a short distance to San Miguel de Allende, visiting Dolores Hidalgo en route. You’ll enjoy this day immersed in the country’s historical sites and beautiful attractions. In the evening we’ll attend a function at the city’s Biblioteca Publica.
Saturday Feb 5: Today we’ll further explore San Miguel de Allende and the surrounding area. This evening there will be a farewell dinner.
Sunday February 6: We’ll need to depart by 9 am for our return trip to Mexico City. Again the scenery will be interesting and we’ll stop in Queretaro for lunch. We will finish our tour at the Mexico City airport at 7 pm. Participants may elect to remain in Mexico City or continue on to another destination
- If you want to join us, it is important to sign up as soon as possible as many spaces have already been reserved
For further information: Call and ask for Maggie or Aris:
Tel: (52 999) 928-3515 or E-mail: email@example.com