Mexico Pur

in progress…

Our tour Mexico Pur booked at Miller Reisen took us from Frankfurt to Mexico from October 19 to November 11, 2019. Mexico City, Oaxaca, Tehuantepe, San Cristobal de las Casa, Palenque, Campeche, Merida, Tulum were our stops.


Ready to go to Mexico

Ready to go to Mexico – flight from Frankfurt to Mexico City

We started with the S-Bahn to Stuttgart main station and continued with the ICE to Frankfurt main station.

After check-in Lufthansa brought us with a Boeing 747 from Frankfurt to Mexico City on time. During the landing approach we could enjoy the wonderful view of the sea of houses in the city. Because the plane had to take off during the first landing approach due to gusts of wind, we had a second chance to enjoy the view of the 29 million inhabitants of Mexico City.


Links to the stops of our Mexico trip 2019

Pure Mexico – Mexico City, Oaxaca, Tehuantepe, San Cristobal de las Casa, Palenque, Campeche, Merida,Tulum

Mexico Pure – Panoramas – Panoramas of Mexico (work in progress)


Countdown

The countdown has started…
… 30 days left!

The planning took off during the last month.

That’s what we can expect…


Welcome Mexico City

Flight from Frankfurt to Mexico City

After arrival we tried to get to the passport control quickly. After a few meters we had to join a never ending queue. The passport control was still out of sight. We had the impression that “half the world” wanted to visit Mexico. After what felt like an eternity we could finally pick up our suitcases.
At the exit we were picked up by a driver of the travel organization. He brought us safely to our hotel Historico Central.
The hotel is located in the district Centro in the Calle de Bolívar 28. The Palacio de Bellas Artes (Palace of Fine Arts) and the Catedral Metropolitana de la Ciudad de México (Cathedral of Mexico City) were within walking distance. Immediately after checking in at the hotel we went on an exploratory tour. Av. 5 de Mayo, a well developed pedestrian zone near our hotel connects the Alameda Central Park with the Palacio de Bellas Artes and the Zócalo (Plaza de la Constitucion). The Zócalo is surrounded by countless historical buildings such as the cathedral, the city hall and the Palacio Nacional with the seat of the prime minister of Mexico.
We were simply impressed by the beauty of the squares and the historical buildings.


Mexico City

Hotel Historico Central
free disposal


Mexico City

Hotel Historico Central
free disposal

Mexico City – Sightseeing

Hotel Historico Central

Sight Seeing
Mittagessen Antropologisches Museum
Universitäty Quarter
Museum Dolores Olmedo

Tula – Azteken
..


Mexico City – Teotihuacan

Hotel Historico Central

Basilica Guadalupe
Teotihuacan

Mexico City – Puabla – Oaxaca

From Mexico City to Oaxaca

Stop in Puebla
Sierra
Oaxaca
Hotel Casa Conzati

Oaxaca / Monte Alban

Oaxaca

Hotel Casa Conzatti
Monte AlbanOaxaca- Zapoteken
https://www.oyster.com/de/articles/the-10-best-aztec-and-mayan-ruins-in-mexico/

Oaxaca / Mitla

Oaxaca

Hotel Casa Conzatti
Santa Maria del Tule
Mittla
Archaeological site built by the Zapotecs
Pittoreske Kleinmärkte

Oaxaca – Tehuantepec

From Oaxaca-to Tehuantepec

Sierra Madre del Sur
Pazifikstrand
Hotel BW Calli
Tehuantepec – Azteken
https://www.oyster.com/de/articles/the-10-best-aztec-and-mayan-ruins-in-mexico/

Tehuantepec – San Cristobal d.l.C

From Tehuantepec to San Cristobal d.l.C

In the morning drive to San Cristobal de las Casa in Chiapas
In the afternoon boat trip through the Sumidero Canyon Rio Grijalva
Mini alligators, toucans, pelicans, herons in Sumidero NP
City tour
Hotel Mansion del Valle

San Cristobal d.i.C / Chamula, Zinacantan

San Cristobal d.i.C

Hotel Mansion del Valle
Chamula, Zinacantan

San Cristobal d.i.C – Palenque

From San Cristobal d.i.C to Palenque

Misol-Ha waterfall
Mayastadt Palenque
Hotel Ciudad Real Palenque

Palenque – Maya
Uxmal – Maya
Cacamul – Maya
Ek Balam – Mayahttps://www.oyster.com/de/articles/the-10-best-aztec-and-mayan-ruins-in-mexico/

Palenque – Campeche

From Palenque to Campeche

City tour Campeche
Hotel Plaza Campeche

Campeche – Merida

Campeche – Merida

Uxmal
kolonaile Hauptstadt von Yucatan Merida
Hotel Holiday Inn Merida

Merida – Chichen Itza – Tulum

From Merida via Chichen Itza to Tulum

Chichen itza
Tulum Riviara Maya
Hotel Cabanas Los LiriosChichen Itza – Maya
https://www.oyster.com/de/articles/the-10-best-aztec-and-mayan-ruins-in-mexico/

Tulum / Riviera Maya

Tulum / Riviara Maya
Hotel Cabanas Los Lirios
Tulum – Maya
https://www.oyster.com/de/articles/the-10-best-aztec-and-mayan-ruins-in-mexico/

Tulum / Riviera Maya


Tulum / Riviara Maya

Tulum / Riviara Maya
Hotel Cabanas Los Lirios

Arrival in Germany

Return flight from Cancun to Zurich/Stuttgart – Back home

With a Boeing 777 from Edelweis (Swiss airline) we took off punctually at 11:00 pm in Cancun and 12 hours later we landed in Zurich. Two hours later we continued with a Boeing 737 from Swiss to Stuttgart.
We pick up your suitcase and then we rided home with the S-Bahn.


Summary

After 22 days, more than 16000 kilometres by plane and 3200 kilometres by bus and taxi, we arrived back home!

All in all it was a nice and eventful holiday.
We could enjoy the hospitality of the Mexicans.

The travel group with seventeen participants was pleasant. Many interesting biographies and a great togetherness made the trip a great experience.
Our tour guide had extensive knowledge and was able to convey this well.
The travel arrangements by Miller were well solved. The most important places and tours were chosen. Sometimes the tours were too tightly scheduled.
Lufthansa, Edelweis and Swiss – these airlines can be recommended without hesitation.

Mexikio City an impressive ..
Oaxaca shines through …
Tehuantepe a…
San Cristobal de las Casa a…
Palenque a…
Campeche a…
Merida a…
Tulum a…

Adiós  –  Hasta la próxima
Goodbye  –  Until next time
Auf Wiedersehen  –  Bis zum nächsten mal

It was beautiful

Many thanks to travel agency Discovery Reisen in Tamm


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