Mexican heartlands small group tour

“A two week, small group tour of Mexico with a cultural focus. Traveling in a circuit around fascinating inland towns. Mix of public and private transfers and staying in small, local accommodation. ”

Highlights

Mexico City | Teotihuacan | Tzintzuntzan | Queretaro | San Miguel de Allende | Guanajuato | Guadalajara | Patzcuaro | Patzcuaro | Morelia

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07 Dec 2019
US $2025
US $1822
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21 Dec 2019
US $2115
US $2009
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Small group adventure vacation

This is a 'small group adventure' - on this particular group trip you'll be with a maximum of 31 like minded travelers and you'll have a group leader with you. Whether you are traveling alone or with friends it's good value, and a great way to meet new people! While itineraries are pre-planned there is some flexibility and you'll have plenty of privacy. This trip will appeal to travelers of all ages who enjoy meeting people from other parts of the world as well as seeing new places!

Responsible tourism

Mexican heartlands small group tour

Carbon reduction

Your vacation will help support local people and conservation. We must also reduce CO2. Learn about the CO2 emissions of this vacation and how to reduce them.

Environment

We educate our passengers on environmental issues on all of our trips. We have a group meeting at the start, during which we encourage everyone to refill bottles and recycle where possible. All our tour leaders are there to set an example for how to be a more responsible traveler.

We work with many of the accommodation providers on this trip to help them minimise the over washing of linens and towels. Many hotels will display signs asking you to reuse towels and take shorter showers to cut down water wastage.

We use local transport where it’s safe, reliable and feasible to do so. When it’s not feasible we’ll use private, locally-owned transportation. Mexico has a very comfortable public bus network allowing us to avoid the unnecessary use of private transport, reducing our carbon emissions as well as giving our passengers the opportunity to interact with locals.

We encourage our suppliers to adopt more sustainable practices and often select suppliers who already have green practices in place. We eat at local Mexican markets and restaurants to support local businesses and the sourcing of local food products.

Community

During this trip we will learn about the local culture and history through visiting archaeological sites, museums and churches. The culture in Morelia and Guanajuato is alive in the incredible architecture here – making them both magical destinations to visit.

An important part of travel is mingling with the locals and experiencing “real life” in your chosen destination. On this trip, we visit small cafes and restaurants and buy locally produced crafts and fresh produce. This gives locals the opportunity to earn money directly and our travelers the chance to interact with them. We also encourage travelers to learn as many Spanish words as possible, as it’s a perfect way to show respect and immerse yourself in the Mexican culture.

We employ local leaders. We also design and operate our trips to feature local suppliers or suppliers who directly benefit the local community and economy. We offer local people good working conditions, a fair wage, and empower them with training opportunities. All of our tour leaders go through an initial training program, which includes a module on responsible travel.

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