AFRICAN HERITAGE MEXICO TOUR: OLMEC HEADS, ANCIENT CITIES AND BLACK COMMUNITIES – JULY 23 – AUGUST 3, 2018

Daily Itinerary

 

DAY 1 – Monday, July 23, 2018

Departure from U.S.A. to Mexico City

On arrival in Mexico City you are met and transferred to hotel for check-in.

Evening:  orientation with Prof.  Runoko and local tour guide.

Welcome dinner in Guadalajara de Noche Restaurant with entertainment.

Overnight: HILTON REFORMA HOTEL    (Dinner)

 

DAY 2 – Tuesday, July 24, 2018            City Tour

Breakfast

Depart on a city tour driving pass major highlights, visit the historical center square, viewing the Zocalo (the place of the Constitution), one of the world’s largest city squares, the National Palace and the Black Christ at Cathedral Metropolitan,  tomb of Vicente Guerrero at Cemetery San Fernando and Frida Kahlo museum.  The National museum of Anthropology the first two Olmec Heads, led by Dr. Runoko and local tour guide.

Lunch at the restaurant inside the Museum.

Evening at leisure

Overnight: HILTON REFORMA HOTEL    (Breakfast/lunch)

 

DAY 3- Wednesday, July 25, 2018     Teotihuacan

Breakfast

Today visit to the ancient city of Teotihuacan (48 Kms) north of Mexico City

The pyramids were once Mesoamerica’s greatest city.  The original name remains a mystery, but the Aztecs named it the “City of Gods” when they found it, they could not believe that humans built such structures.  Climb the

Pyramids for an incredible view of the whole territory.

Lunch at La Gruta Restaurant

Overnight: HILTON REFORMA HOTEL   (Breakfast/Lunch)

 

DAY 4 – THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2018               Cholula/ Puebla

Breakfast

Transfer from hotel to Cholula Puebla (78 miles)

City tour of Cholula and visit to the The Great Pyramid of Cholula, also known as Tlachihualtepetl (Nahuatl for “artificial mountain”), It is the largest archaeological site of a pyramid (temple) in the New  World.

Transfer from Cholula to the historic center of Puebla

Overnight: HOTEL MISION ARCANGEL      (Breakfast/Lunch)

 

DAY 5–  FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2018

Breakfast.

Depart and drive (2 hours/ 12 minutes) to Xalapa

City tour of Xalapa.    Visit let by Dr. Rashidi to the Museum of Anthropology to view seven of the Olmec Heads, you will have time to see the museum on your own.

Lunch at a local restaurant.

Drive to Veracruz for overnight

Overnight; Double Tree Hilton Veracruz    (Breakfast/Lunch)

 

DAY 6 – SATURDAY, JULY 28, 2018

Breakfast

Morning city tour of Vera Cruz including visit to the fortress.

Afternoon transfer to the airport for flight (via Mexico city) to Oaxaca.

Overnight: HOTEL VICTORIA       (Breakfast

 

DAY 7 – SUNDAY, JULY 29, 2018

Breakfast

Today you will visit the archaeological site of Monte Alban

Lunch –on your own

Afternoon at leisure/shopping.

Overnight:  HOTEL VICTORIA    (Breakfast

 

DAY 8 – MONDAY, JULY 30, 2018

Breakfast

Transfer to airport for flight from Oaxaca to airport for flight to Acapulco

Overnight:  GRAN PLAZA HOTEL (all inclusive –Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

 

DAY 9 – TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2018

Breakfast

Depart on a sightseeing tour of Acapulco and visit to the archaeology museum.

Overnight: GRAN PLAZA HOEL           (all inclusive)

 

DAY 10- WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 01, 2018

Breakfast

Day at leisure

Overnight:  GRAN PLAZA HOTEL (all inclusive)

 

 

DAY 11 –  THURSDAY, AUGUST 02, 2018

Transfer for visit to the museum of Afro-mestizo cultures and visit Costa Chico

Overnight:  GRAN PLAZA HOTEL    (all inclusive)

 

DAY 12 – FRIDAY, AUGUST 03, 2018

Breakfast

Transfer to the airport for departure to U.S.A.

 

TOUR INCLUDES;

Roundtrip air transportation via DELTA AIRLINES from New York Kennedy airport

Roundtrip transfer and baggage handling

Domestic flights Veracruz/Oaxaca/Acapulco/Mexico City

Hotel accommodation:

3 nights Hilton Reforma Hotel , Mexico City

1 night Hotel Mission Arcangel,  Puebla

1 night Doubletree Hilton, Veracruz

2 nights Hotel Victoria, Oaxaca

4 nights Gran Plaza Hotel, Acapulco (all inclusive)

Hotel taxes end service fees

Meals as outlined

All tours as outlined  in the itinerary

Entrance fees where applicable

Experienced English speaking local tour guide

Lectures by Dr. Runoko throughout the tour

Baggage tags

U.S.A, & Mexico departure taxes

 

Not Included;

Passport or visa fees, travel insurance, items of personal nature, excess baggage, meals not included

In the itinerary.

 

TOUR RATE   

The rates quoted as net per person based on double occupancy.  All of the terms and conditions

are applicable to this quote .  Based on  minimum of 2o persons

 

.  1  Air from New York and land cost = $3,230.00 per person  

 

  1. Land only[including domestic flights within  Mexico] = $2,474.00

 

SUGGESTED PAYMENT PLAN: Deposit = $250.00

monthly payment of $497.00  Final payment $495.00

 

 

 

RESERVATION  FORM

AFRICAN HERITAGE MEXICO TOUR

WITH PROF. RUNOKO RASHIDI

JULY 23 – AUGUST 3, 2018

 

 

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 DEPART JULY 23, 2018 FROM NEW YORK KENNEDY AIRPORT – 

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