Self drive: Magic Towns Around Mexico City

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8 Day Tour
Availability : Year round
Mexico City
Max People : 15
Magic Towns Around Mexico City Tour Summary

This experience is available year round, and the pricing shown is subject to variations based on the number of guests in the tour.

Mexico has some of the most charming, magical towns in the world – and a lot of them are within a short drive from Mexico City. Mexico’s Magic Towns (Pueblos Magicos in Spanish) are renowned for their uniqueness, authenticity, and charm. This is our recommendation to visit them in a self-driving tour. Would like a guided version? Let us know and we’ll happily arrange it.

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Pick up the rental car in Mexico City, and drive west to Tequisquiapan. On the way, we recommend a visit to Tepotzotlan.

Accommodation at Mision San Gil; no meals included today

You have two nights at the hotel in Tequisquiapan; we recommend using this day to visit Bernal, a charming little town with one of the largest monoliths in the world.

 Accommodation at Mision San Gil; breakfast included today

Your next two nights will be at the beautiful Valle de Bravo – today, we recommend stopping on the way in the beautiful, charming little town of Tlalpujahua. Famous for its Christmas village vibe and most popular around the winter festivities, any time of year is good to visit the town.

Accommodation at Mision Grand Valle de Bravo; breakfast included today

Just relax…. And enjoy Valle de Bravo. If you are the adventurous kind, head to the lake for different water activities.

 Accommodation at Mision Grand Valle de Bravo; breakfast included today

Staying close to Mexico City, your next couple of nights will be in Cuernavaca. Make sure to stop by in Toluca for delicious gastronomy and botanical gardens well worth the visit.

 Accommodation at Hacienda Vistahermosa; breakfast included today

Your next overnight is also in Cuernavaca, though we recommend heading south to Taxco early, and visit its numerous alleyways as local and Authentic as can be. Make sure not to miss the impressive Santa Prisca church and the local market.

 Accommodation at Hacienda Vistahermosa; breakfast included today

As you keep going around Mexico City and head into Puebla, make sure to visit the charming, colorful town of Atlixco before heading north a hacienda by the lake where you’ll spend the night.

 Accommodation at Ex Hacienda de Chautla; breakfast included today

Before heading back into Mexico City, head back east and pay a visit to Val’Quirico, a town developed to resemble the Tuscan towns of Italy. Head back to Mexico City to return the car at the airport.

No accommodation included today; breakfast included today

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