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Merida & Playa del Carmen


DAY 1: Depart & Merida

  • Depart home
  • Arrive in Cancun
  • Travel to Merida
  • Check in to hotel
  • Dinner daily
  • Overnight Merida

DAY 2: Merida

  • Breakfast daily
  • Visit the fishing village Celestún
  • Take a guided tour of Merida’s key sites
  • Meet and perform an exchange concert with a local group
  • Overnight Merida

DAY 3: Merida

  • Explore Uxmal, a Mayan archaeological site
  • Visit the Ochil Hacienda (estate)
  • Perform a concert in one of Merida’s incredible venues
  • Overnight Merida

DAY 4: Merida

  • Travel to a cenote and swim in its natural, underground pools
  • Perform at a local church in a nearby Mayan town
  • Overnight Merida

DAY 5: Chichen Itza

  • Take a guided tour of the Mayan city Chichen Itza, one of the new seven wonders of the world
  • Travel to Playa del Carmen
  • Overnight Playa del Carmen

DAY 6: Playa del Carmen

  • Discover the white beaches of Playa del Carmen, snorkel, visit Cozumel island, or tour an ecopark for your last day in Mexico
  • Overnight Playa del Carmen

DAY 7: Depart

  • Depart from your hotel to begin your journey home.

Mexico City, Guanjuato City & Guadalajara


DAY 1: Depart & Mexico City

  • Depart from home
  • Arrive in Mexico City
  • Take an orientation tour of Mexico City
  • Check-in to your hotel
  • Dinner daily
  • Overnight Mexico City

DAY 2: Mexico City

  • Breakfast daily
  • Explore the Zocalo in the center of Mexico City
  • Meet and perform an exchange concert with a local ensemble
  • Overnight Mexico City

DAY 3: Mexico City & Theotihuacan

  • Tour Guadalupe Shrine
  • Visit the ancient ruins and pyramids of Theotihuacan
  • Overnight Mexico City

DAY 4: San Miguel de Allende & Guanajuato City

  • Take a walking tour of San Miguel de Allende
  • Travel to Guanajuato City
  • Overnight Guanajuato City

DAY 5: Guanajuato City

  • 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
  • Overnight Guanajuato City

DAY 6: Guadalajara

  • Leave Guanajuato and travel to historic Guadalajara
  • Take a guided walking tour of the city
  • Overnight Guadalajara

DAY 7: Guadalajara & Tlaquepaque

  • Visit Tlaquepaque and tour the city known for its pottery and mariachi bands
  • Performing a concert in one of Tlaquepaque’s incredible venues
  • Overnight Guadalajara

DAY 8: Depart

  • Transfer to the airport and begin your journey home

Take the Next Step!

We will be happy to answer any questions about this proposal — just call or e-mail.

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"Once again, you’ve managed to exceed expectations."

Dr Matthew George
University of St Thomas Symphonic Wind Ensemble