Mexico & Our Cabana

A trip to Our Cabaña offers groups the opportunity to learn about new cultures, build on their understanding of the wider world and contribute to community projects.

From £2075pp

Join the Summer Friendship Programme at Our Cabaña where you’ll connect with groups from all over the world to take part in rewarding community projects, enjoy a range of on-site activities and explore the surrounding towns and cities, gaining an insight into Mexican culture and tradition. Visit the ancient mining town of Taxco, admire the fascinating El Tepozteco Temple and discover the vibrant city of Cuernavaca before rounding off your trip in true Mexican style at the Mexican Fiesta, complete with local cuisine and a Mexican band – the perfect way to end your adventure!

Stay at WAGGGS World Centre, Our Cabaña
Take part in community projects
Make international friendships
Explore Mexico City, ancient pyramid sites and more!
  • Activities

    From the historically-rich city of Cuernavaca to the traditional Mexican craft market town of Tepoztlán, your group can explore more of Mexico from your Cabaña base!

    • Discover Taxco, Mexico’s silver city
    • Explore downtown Cuernavaca
    • Visit the craft markets in Tepoztlán

    Mexico City

    In Mexico City, your group can discover the remarkable relics of an ancient civilization, take a gondola ride down the canals of UNESCO World Heritage Site, Xochimilco, and visit the city’s iconic landmarks on a hop-on-hop-off bus tour. Our tours in Mexico City are fully accompanied.

    • Take a guided tour of Mexico City
    • Visit Basilica de Guadalupe and the Sun and Moon Pyramids of Teotihuacan
    • Explore the Xochimilco Floating Gardens
    • Enjoy a fun-filled day at the Six Flags Amusement Park
  • What’s Included

    11 days, 10 nights including:

    • Return scheduled flights from London Heathrow to Mexico City
    • Return coach transfers between Mexico City Airport, Mexico City and Our Cabaña
    • 8 nights’ full board accommodation at Our Cabaña (based on dormitory-style accommodation sharing with other session participants)
    • Summer Friendship Programme
    • 1 night B&B accommodation in Mexico City
    • Excursions to Sun and Moon Pyramids and Xochimilco Floating Gardens
    • 24-hour emergency assistance during your tour
    • Itinerary planning and all visits and activity arrangements
    • Travel insurance
  • Sample Itinerary

    Day 1

    Start your Mexican adventure and board your flight to Mexico City. Once you’ve touched down, take a transfer to Our Cabaña World Centre where you can start exploring the area and settle into your accommodation.

    Day 2

    Get to know Guides from all over the world and take part in a programme of activities organised by Our Cabaña.

    Day 3

    Take part in a local Service Project with your new friends at Our Cabaña – a very rewarding part of the trip!

    Day 4

    Make your way into the city of Cuernavaca for a day of sightseeing. Visit museums, parks and gardens and soak up the local culture and cuisine!

    Day 5

    Today you will visit Taxco; the small yet stunning ‘silver city’. Surrounded by dramatic mountains, its perfectly preserved colonial architecture makes it a beautiful place to visit. Return to Our Cabaña for an evening of activities with fellow Guides.

    Day 6

    Embark on a morning excursion to Tepotzlan where you can explore the fascinating craft markets and visit the beautiful cathedral. Return to Our Cabaña for an afternoon of activities.

    Day 7

    Take part in another local Service Project.

    Day 8 – 9

    Take part in a programme of activities organised by Our Cabaña.

    Day 10

    In the morning, discover more of the local history and culture with a visit to the incredible pyramid site of Xochicalco. Spend your final evening at Our Cabaña with a Mexican Fiesta – the perfect way to end the perfect trip!

    Day 11

    Begin your return journey to the UK.

    Day 12

    Arrive home.

  • Accommodation

    Our Cabaña

    From the moment you pass through the Chief’s Door, you’ll be greeted by 5 acres of lush, tropical gardens. Groups can enjoy the swimming pool, tennis court and volleyball court with plenty of scenic spots to chill out in and relax with friends. The dormitory-style accommodation and common dining room provide even more opportunities for your unit to make international friendships.

Star rating

It was an amazing experience that will live in the minds of both girls and leaders for a very long time.Miss Wendy James, 32nd Rochdale Rangers, Mexico 2017

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