Tlacotalpan is a popular Veracruz day trip, and this guided tour offers an easy way to explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city in just one day. Along with a guide, learn about the city's Spanish and Caribbean architecture and visit the City Museum, before heading to Alvarado to check out the coastal trading town.
Knock out visits to two important sites of Mexico’s pre-Columbian Totanac culture—the archaeological ruins of El Tajín and the 13th-century city of Papantla—in one day on this guided trip from Veracruz. Wander through the pyramids and plazas of the UNESCO-listed El Tajín, learn about Mesoamerican history and discover the cultural treasures of Papantla, from its flying pole dancers to vanilla. Hassle-free hotel transport by van is included.
Enjoy fascinating architecture, archaeology and history on this guided day trip from Veracruz. With the help of an informative guide, discover the ruins of Quiahuiztlan, perched on a hilltop overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. In the Mesoamerican archaeological site of Cempoala, walk by ancient temples and learn about the city’s invasion by Aztecs. Wrap up the day in La Antigua, Mexico’s first Spanish settlement. Round-trip hotel transport is included.
The top sites of Veracruz and surrounding areas are all laid out for you on this guided 5-hour combo tour. Discover San Juan de Ulúa, a fortress dating back to 1565. In the tree-lined town of La Antigua, the first Spanish settlement in Mexico, you’ll see the first Catholic church in the Americas. Pass through Veracruz’s Zocalo, its picturesque main square and drive through the upscale, neighboring city of Boca del Río. Bonus: Round-trip hotel transport included.
Uncover the treasures of the Los Tuxtlas region on this guided day trip from Veracruz. See giant Olmec heads in the town of Santiago Tuxtla and learn about one of Mexico’s most ancient civilizations. In Catemaco, admire the beauty of Catemaco Lake before strolling through a nature park in Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve. Stop in San Andrés Tuxtla to visit a cigar factory, and see Salto de Eyipantla waterfall, a thundering cascade featured in many films.
The pre-Hispanic city of El Tajín is home to remarkably well-preserved ancient sites, including pyramids, palaces, and ball courts. On this fully narrated, small group tour, you’ll explore these well-preserved sites, see a pre-Hispanic “Dance of the Flyers” ritual, and visit a vanilla factory and plantation to learn about the growing, harvesting, and processing of the vanilla orchid.
Venture deep into the great outdoors during this action-packed day trip, which makes it easy to escape the city. You’ll have personalized attention from a private guide as you cover four different stops, from the largest head of the Olmec civilization to a secluded island inhabited by a lively monkey population. You’ll also climb to the top of a stunning waterfall and learn about Mexican biodiversity in an ecological park.
A guided day trip is an easy way to see the archaeological sites of Veracruz without the hassle of navigating public transit. In addition to explaining the purpose of the unmarked Quiahuiztlan and Cempoala ruins, your guide brings you to the highlights of Antigua, the oldest colonial town in Mexico. With round-trip hotel transport, the tour is a popular choice for visitors passing through Veracruz.
You will visit the impressive Hacienda del Lencero, the incredible Anthropology Museum, the handicrafts house and the center of the city of Xalapa with its beautiful colonial buildings. You will visit the magical town of Xico with its beautiful waterfall, and Coatepec, colonial city "World Coffee Capital" and "Magical Town"
Explore the historic coastal city of Veracruz on an affordable, half-day tour. Visit the oldest army base in Latin America, the 500-year-old San Juan de Ulua fort, and hear its legends from an informative guide. Experience the city’s rich culinary culture and musical traditions in the community of Mandinga. Then, cap off your introduction to Veracruz with a boat ride along its mangrove forested coastline.
While in Veracruz, take a guided day trip to the historic towns of Tlacotalpan and Alvarado. Admire the beautiful colonial architecture of Alvarado and at the same time, gain insight into Mexico’s history after the Spanish conquest. In UNESCO-listed Tlacotalpan, see city landmarks and immerse yourself in the local art from the 19th and 20th centuries during visits to two charming museums. Hotel transport included.
Includes: • Xalapa’s downtown • Anthropology Museum • Transportation, tickets and guide. Details:Meeting Point: Lobby of the client's hotelStart time: From 08-08:20Closing time: 18:00 Duration of excursion: 10 hours
Experience Veracruz’s history and culture on this all-day excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, tour a historic coffee plantation and enjoy a delicious complimentary breakfast. Explore the architecture of Cordoba with a visit to La Parroquia and other sites, and stop by the Gustave Eiffel-designed Palacio de Hierro in Orizaba. Enjoy a 3,008-foot (917-meter) cable car ride from Orizaba’s histoic center to the top of El cerro del borrego.
Includes:· Roma farm in Coatepec· Café Bola de Oro’s old mill· Coffee tasting· Transportation, tickets and guide.Details:Meeting Point: Lobby of the client's hotelStart time: From 08:00-08:20Closing time: 20:00 Duration of excursion: 12 hours
Includes:· Evangelism route of the Franciscans friars.· Naolinco jewel of Veracruz· Culture House and San Mateo Apostol Church· Market of leather crafts· Transportation, tickets and guide.Details:Meeting Point: Lobby of the client's hotelStart time: From 08:00-08:20Closing time: 20:00 Duration of excursion: 12 hours
Visit Chachalacas beach on an ATV adventure through 550 acres (222 hectares) of sand dunes. Take a thrilling two-person ride on a 4x4 off-road vehicle and enjoy gorgeous views of the Caribbean. Travel with a small group, a bilingual guide, and all necessary safety equipment provided. Top off your trip with a visit to the historic town of La Antigua to visit the home of Spanish Conquistador Hernan Cortez.
A unique tour where you can enjoy the nature that Veracruz offers, in a place as distinctive as La Mancha, site that houses 7 ecosystems, and which is the resting place of 500 species of birds, you can not miss an experience of this type .
Tajín is the most impressive Ceremonial center of the totonaca culture at Veracruz, lately rediscovered and fabulous installations. Papantla is a very important vanilla producer, which is used to make typical handicrafts and liquors from that region. * Time for lunch is Tajín or at the Emerald Coast beach.
This day trip from Veracruz takes you to three beautiful Mexican cities full of Spanish colonial architecture and history — Xalapa, Xico and Coatepec, designated a Pueblo Mágico, or Magic Town for its culturally significant characteristics. Ascend up to 10,000 feet (3,050 meters) in elevation as you travel from city to city, and learn about the region’s coffee production, admire Baroque churches and visit the 16th-century home of a former Mexican president. Round-trip hotel transport is included.
Experience Mexico’s coffee tradition and impressive pueblos magicos on this full-day guided tour. Save time with convenient hotel pickup and drop off and travel in a comfortable, climate-controlled minivan. See the hacienda that once belonged to Antonio López de Santa Anna, the notorious former military leader and president, cruise through coffee farms and visit the picturesque colonial towns of Xico and Coatepec, one of the region’s most important coffee producers.