Merida & Playa del Carmen (Mexico): 7 Days, 6 Nights
Explore the Mayan archaeological site Uxmal, swim in a cenote, and visit Playa del Carmen’s white beaches.
Day 1: Depart home, arrive in Cancun, and travel to your hotel in Merida.
Day 2: Visit the fishing village Celestún, take a guided tour of Merida’s key sites, and meet and perform an exchange concert with a local group.
Day 3: Explore Uxmal, a Mayan archaeological site, visit the Ochil Hacienda (estate), and perform a concert in one of Merida’s incredible venues.
Day 4: Travel to a cenote and swim in its natural, underground pools. In the evening, perform at a local church in a nearby Mayan town.
Day 5: Take a guided tour of the Mayan city Chichén Itzá, one of the new seven wonders of the world, before traveling to Playa del Carmen for the next two nights.
Day 6: Discover the white beaches of Playa del Carmen, snorkel, visit Cozumel island, or tour an ecopark for your last day in Mexico.
Day 7: Transfer to the airport to begin your journey home.
Mexico City, Guanjuato City & Guadalajara (Mexico): 8 Days, 7 Nights
Visit the ancient ruins and pyramids in Theotihuacan, tour colonial San Miguel de Allende, and explore Guadelajara.
Day 1: Depart home, arrive in Mexico City and take an orientation tour of the city before checking-in to your hotel.
Day 2: Explore the Zocalo in the center of Mexico City, and meet and perform an exchange concert with a local ensemble.
Day 3: Tour Guadalupe Shrine and visit the ancient ruins and pyramids of Theotihuacan.
Day 4: Travel to Guanajuato City, stopping at the colonial city of San Miguel de Allende for a walking tour of the city along the way.
Day 5: Learn more about Guanajuato’s history and it’s designation as a UNESCO World Heritage site with a guided tour through the Callejón del Beso, the Monumento al Pípila, and the Alhóndiga de Granaditas.
Day 6: Leave Guanajuato and travel to historic Guadalajara. Take a guided walking tour of the city before checking-in to your hotel.
Day 7: Visit Tlaquepaque and tour the city known for its pottery and mariachi bands, before performing a concert in one of Tlaquepaque’s incredible venues and returning to Guadalajara for the night.
Day 8: Transfer to the airport to begin your journey home.