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Mexico

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Prices are per paying passenger and based on 2 people sharing a twin room and a minimum of 28 paying passengers. Single rooms are available upon request and for a supplement.

Wednesday 14th - Tuesday 26th February 2019

Embark on the trip of a lifetime with the chance to discover the beautiful sights of Mexico City and Puebla and celebrate World Thinking Day 2019 at WAGGGS World Centre, Our Cabaña. A trip in two parts, part one of your experience will lead you into the heart of Mexico City where you can enjoy cultural visits to the city's museums, galleries and architectural landmarks before travelling to Our Cabaña where you will take part in the rewarding World Thinking Day Programme with fellow members of the Trefoil Guild.

On this 13-day trip, you will experience the rich culture of Mexico whilst celebrating everything that is important about being a member of the Trefoil Guild.

 
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Itinerary

Wednesday 14th February 2019

Depart the UK and arrive in Mexico City early evening.

Thursday 15th February 2019

Enjoy a day at leisure and explore Mexico City with an optional tour on the hop-on hop-off bus which will take you to all the main sights. Visit the Bosque de Chapultepec and wander around its beautiful botanical gardens, admire Catedral Metropolitana, the largest and oldest cathedral in Latin America, and stop off at the Museo de San Carlos which houses a large collection of 17th and 18th century European paintings, as well as the Museo Nacional de Antropologia, one of the most comprehensive anthropological museums in the world.

Please note that entrance fees and excursions on this day are not included in the tour price and are subject to change.

Friday 16th February 2019

Today, you will visit the town of Puebla, famous for its beautiful baroque churches, its arts and crafts market and its Talavera Pottery. Browse the stalls and pick up souvenirs made by local artists. Supplementary costs may apply.

Saturday 17th February 2019

In the morning, you will visit Basilica de Guadalupe, an important Catholic pilgrimage site and one of the most visited churches in the world. You will then travel to Our Cabaña to begin the World Thinking Day Programme. Supplementary costs may apply.

Sunday 18th February 2019 - Sunday 25th February 2019

For the next 8 days, you will participate in the World Thinking Day Programme at Our Cabaña where you will take part in international Girlguiding celebrations, service projects and visits to the local areas, all the while learning about Mexican culture and tradition.

Monday 26th February 2019

Depart Our Cabaña and visit Coyoacan and enjoy a guided tour of The Blue House, former home of Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo, before travelling to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Tour Inclusions

  • Return flights from London Heathrow to Mexico City
  • 3 nights' bed and breakfast accommodation in Mexico City
  • 8 nights' accommodation in Our Cabaña on a full board basis
  • Transfers between Mexico City and Our Cabaña
  • Coach transfers from Mexico City Airport to hotel, hotel to Our Cabaña and Our Cabaña to Mexico City Airport
  • World Thinking Day Programme
  • Hop-on hop-off bus tour of Mexico City
  • Travel insurance with Endsleigh for passengers aged 85 years and under
 

Hotel Rerforma, Mexico City

Centrally located in the downtown district, the Hotel Reforma provides convenient access to numerous points of interest, including Angel de la Independencia and Museo de Antropologia. The hotel's modern rooms are equipped with an en-suite bathroom, TV, Wi-Fi, air conditioning and tea and coffee-making facilities. The hotel has an authentic Mexican restaurant, as well as an on-site spa and swimming pool.

 

Our Cabaña WAGGGS World Centre

The WAGGGS World Centre, Our Cabaña, is set in 5 acres of lush, tropical gardens. With an on-site swimming pool and lots of communal areas to relax and socialise with friends, this is the perfect base to celebrate the international spirit of Girlguiding.

 
 

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