Sample Itinerary for Mexico (Mexico City – Acapulco – Cuernavaca)
Day 1: Salt Lake City, UT to Mexico City, Mexico
We will start our journey in Mexico City. This amazing city is one of the largest in the world, the
current capital of Mexico, and once was the center of the Aztec empire. Today we will check in to our
hotel, walk around Palacio de Bellas Artes, and enjoy our first Mexican dinner. ¡Viva Mexico!
Day 2 – 3: Mexico City
Over these two days we will be busy seeing all the sights in and around Mexico City. We will start with
the Main Zócalo (city center) and travel through Tenochtitlan and the National Cathedral. One
afternoon will learn about the many different cultures of Mexico in the amazing national museum, the
Museo Nacional de Antropología.
We will have the opportunity to visit Teotihuacan, an enormous historical site covered with Aztecan
pyramids and home of the second largest pyramid in the world. When we return to Mexico City that
evening to experience the Mexico’s premier dance troupe, El Ballet Folklórico, which will present a
collection of traditional dances.
Day 4-5: Acapulco
After traveling to Acapulco, we will spend time on white sandy beaches enjoying our surroundings and
taking a minute to relax. You will have time to wander the streets, visit the Art Market, and watch the
world-famous cliff divers.
Day 6-8: Cuernavaca
The beautiful Hotel Tlaltenango is where we will finish our stay. While there, we will explore the
plazas, markets, and restaurants in Cuernavaca. We will visit Tepoztlan, a Tepoztecan pyramid 1,800
feet above the valley floor. You will also have the opportunity to participate in a caving expedition or in
serving the local community.
Day 9: Cuernavaca to Mexico City to Salt Lake City, UT
We will return to Mexico City by bus and then fly back to Salt Lake City, UT.