Another travel option

June 28, 2010

Another travel option

Puebla and Oaxaca

 

February 9 – 16, 2011 – 8 days, 7 nights

 By popular demand, Life Long Learning will be repeating the trip to Puebla and Oaxaca. I hope you’ll be able to join us! These excursions are a great way to meet new friends and see other parts of the country. The itinerary is not too strenuous but participants need to be aware that road conditions and other factors sometimes necessitate long bus rides and meal delays. Taking snacks and drinks onto the bus is recommended.

The tour will be led by  “Yours truly” and my husband, Jorge.

A guide, Sergio, who we’ve worked with since 1988 will also accompany us for the entire duration.

Day 1: Wed. February 9: We will meet at the Mexico City airport at 12:00 noon. From there we will board a chartered bus and drive to Puebla (approximately 2 hours). After checking in at our hotel we will take a walking tour of the city. Free evening.

Day 2: Thurs. February 10: Breakfast will be at 9:00 am at the hotel. Afterwards, we will continue exploring this colonial city and visit the Museo Amparo and the Talavera district. Free afternoon and evening.

Day 3: Fri. February 11 : Breakfast will be at 9:00 am at the hotel. We’ll go on a full-day tour to Cholula (a short distance from Puebla ) and explore its churches, museums, and markets. In the evening, we’ll have dinner together.

Day 4: Sat. February 12: Breakfast will be at 8:00 am at the hotel after which we will drive to Oaxaca (approximately 5 hours). After arriving in Oaxaca and checking into our hotel, there will be a walking tour of the city center. Free evening.

Day 5: Sun. February 13: Breakfast will be at 9:00 am at the hotel. We willspend our day exploring Oaxaca museums, churches, markets,and more. Free evening

Day 6: Mon. February 14: Breakfast will be at 9:00 am at the hotel. After breakfast we will visit the Zapotec site of Mitla, “El Tule,” and a weaver’s studio. Free evening. 

Day 7: Tues. February 15: Breakfast will be at 9:00 am. Today we’ll visit Monte Alban. The afternoon and evening will be free

Day 8: Wed. February 16: Our final breakfast will be at the hotel at 8:00 am. We’ll drive back to Mexico City (approximately 5 hours)

 For further information and reservations, call:

 (52 999) 928-3515 (ask for Maggie or Aris)

 Or E-mail: infotttac@prodigy.net.mx

Photos: The one opposite of Cholula and the plate of chiles en Nogada are from Google Images. The others are mine.

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