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Mexico Leaders Trip

Guides Mexico

*Prices are based on a minimum of 30 paying passengers.

Monday 15th February – Sunday 28th February 2016

THINKING DAY AND MONARCH BUTTERFLY EVENT

This two centre tour gives adult members involved in Guiding the opportunity to discover Mexico City and it’s fascinating surroundings before heading to Our Cabaña to take part in their unique Thinking Day and Butterfly Event. You will celebrate Thinking Day in 2016 with Mexican Guides at Our Cabaña and take part in the Butterfly Event which includes an overnight trip to visit the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary in the Valle de Bravo.

Did you know…?

Each year, millions of butterflies migrate from the northern United States and southern Canada to spend the winter months and reproduce in the state of Michoacán, Mexico. The sights are spectacular and well worth the climb up through the mountain paths to see them clinging to the trees.

 
Guides Mexico

Itinerary

Monday 15th February 2016

You’ll fly from London Heathrow to Mexico City, arriving and checking into the Best Western Zona Rosa for a good night’s rest.

Tuesday 16th February 2016

After a night to recuperate you will embark on a guided tour of Mexico City by coach. This fascinating capital has lots of sights to behold many of which are located in the historic centre including the National Palace, the Metropolitan Cathedral and Alameda Park.

Wednesday 17th February 2016

After breakfast you will head out for a full day excursion to the famous archeological site of the Sun and Moon Pyramids. This is a great opportunity to challenge yourself by climbing both pyramids in a day!

Thursday 18th February 2016

On your way down to Our Cabaña, stop off at Xochimilco and take a ride through the floating gardens on one of the hundreds of colourful gondalas cruising the canals.

Friday 19th – Friday 26th February 2016

The next week will be spent at the WAGGGS World Centre, Our Cabaña. Visits are likely to include Taxco, a town as famous for its silverware as its white beetle taxis, downtown Cuernavaca and Xochicalco, an archeological site with a stunning pyramid village. On site at Our Cabaña, take the chance to relax in the tranquil surroundings and discover your arty side in Our Cabaña’s craft house. Your time will be spent taking part in programmes organised by the friendly centre staff , giving you the chance to learn more about Mexican Culture, and WAGGGS and giving you the chance to make new friends from all over the world.

Saturday 27th February 2016

Today you will bid a fond farewell to Our Cabaña and Mexico as you catch an evening flight from Mexico City back to London Heathrow

Sunday 28th February 2016

Your flight arrives back in the UK.

Tour Inclusions

  • Return flights from London Heathrow to Mexico City Airport
  • All coaching and excursions in resort
  • 3 nights bed and breakfast accommodation at Best Western Zona Rosa
  • 9 nights’ full board accommodation at Our Cabaña
  • Excursions and activities as follows: Guided bus tour of Mexico City, full day excursion to the sun and moon pyramids, visit and gondola ride at Xochmilco floating gardens and programme fee at Our Cabaña.
  • Venture Abroad Representative in resort
  • Itinerary planning services
  • 24-hour emergency contact telephone number
 

Our Cabaña

Our Cabaña

A stay at our Cabaña is a fantastic way to learn more about the Mexican culture, history and customs of Guiding in Mexico and around the world. Our Cabaña provides dormitory style accommodation and a common dining room where all meals are served during your stay providing further opportunities for you to mix with other members involved in Guiding from many different nations. One of the most impressive things about Our Cabaña is the stunning grounds which provide a haven to relax with a book or take a stroll. .

 
 

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