Mexico City Marathon – Nature and Trekking in the Puebla Mountains
A fascinating visit to the wonders of Mexico City, one of the largest cities in the world and, after participating in one of the most important Marathons at international level.
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We will immerse ourselves in the fantastic landscapes of Puebla, a region characterized by countries with great history, beauty, warm people, traditions and enviable gastronomy.
In Puebla there is a lake in a volcanic crater, the smallest volcano in the world, caves where an effect is produced called rain of stars, and the fantastic natural parks around it.
Puebla is also one of the areas in the world with more sightings than OVNI… a concentration of emotions.
- 5 overnight stays in a 5-star hotel in the centre of Mexico as specified in the programme
- 2 nights in Hotel Misión Grand Ex-Hacienda de Chautla
- 7 breakfasts specified in the program
- 7 dinners in the restaurants of the hotels specified in the program
- 2 day guided tour of Mexico city tour
- In Hacienda de Chautla: bicycle rental for 30 minutes, fishing package, 1 hour of fishing boat rental.
- In the waterfalls of Tuliman, zipline circuits and bridges of misfortune, tree climbing, archery, ungrateful as a pool of thermal water.
- Private transport
- Guide authorized by the Ministry of Tourism
- Tickets and guided tours mentioned in the programme
- International flights
- Airport fees
- Entry fee for participation in the competition
- All that is not indicated in the item “What’s Included”
Arrival in Mexico City
Upon our arrival in Mexico City, considered one of the largest cities in the world, built on the ruins of the Aztec Empire, a representative of Voyamee, will take us directly to the hotel Barcelò Reforma where we will wait for an excellent dinner and a pleasant rest….
Tour of Mexico City
We start our tour of Mexico City! We go to the heart of the city where we find Plaza de la Constitucion, called el Zocalo, we will visit the frescoes of Diego Rivera, at the National Palace, which show the history of the Mexican people, then we will go to the Temple Mayor, an ancient Indian sanctuary that preserves the remains of the ancient Aztec capital, we will visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Museum of Fine Arts, considered the place of the highest expression of culture and culture.
We plan the time to eat and then go to the Latin American Tower, 204 meters high skyscraper where you can admire the entire city. In the evening we go to Garibaldi, one of the most representative districts of Mexican folklore culture where we will ash in the Guadalajara de noche restaurant.
Return to the hotel to rest.
Island of the dolls
After breakfast, we could train in the hotel’s gym.
At 11 a. m. we have to pick up the necessary equipment for the competition in the Ciudad Universitaria, then we start with our first tour, which starts in the ”Isla de las muñecas” (island of the dolls) of Xochimilco that, with its docks and trajineras (typical boats), has been seat of different populations of unknown origin and during the colonial period, the territory of Xochimilco has become the leading food supplier to the city of Mexico.
From Xochimilco we move to Coyoacán. Coyoacán is a place with a high concentration of cultural and tourist infrastructures; here we can see some of Mexico’s most important educational institutions such as UNAM and the Autonomous Metropolitan University. There are also the National University Museum of Interventions, the Anahuacalli Museum, the Watercolours Museum, the Leon Trotsky Museum, the automobile museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art and the university cultural centre.
A further attraction is “La casa Azul” of Frida Kahlo, one of the oldest and most beautiful neighborhoods in Mexico City, the centre of Coyoacán. We return to the hotel for dinner and a well-deserved rest.
The day after
This is a day completely dedicated to preparing for tomorrow’s race. After our breakfast we can choose to train in the hotel’s gym or take part in the morning run along Paseo de la Reforma Street and its surroundings.
In the afternoon we can enjoy the hotel’s spa, dine and rest.
The big day has arrived, wakes up at 6 am; after breakfast we move towards Avenida Juarez, where the marathon starts at 6:45 am.
The CDMX Marathon is Mexico City’s largest sporting event, celebrated every year since 1983, and in turn qualifies for the Boston Marathon and has received the bronze label from IAAF. Through its 42,195 km we can see emblematic areas of the city such as Paseo de la Reforma, The angel of independence, the museum of Soumaya, the Woods of Chapultepec, several monuments and to finish the goal will be the university city around 11.30 am.
Free time to indulge in lunch and we will return to the hotel and enjoy the spa area or a massage to regenerate your muscles. Let us dine and take advantage of the well-deserved rest.
After our breakfast and in the company of our guide we move to the city of San Salvador el Verde in the State of Puebla up to the hotel Misión Grand Ex-Hacienda de Chautla, located in the former Hacienda of Chautla, colonial style villa with a nineteenth-century castle located in the centre of a lake and surrounded by woods with springs and gardens now converted into an ecotourism area where you can do various activities such as.
After check-in at the hotel, we will have the day off to be able to free some adrenaline or carry out any of the suggested activities within the former hacienda, after dinner we go to sleep.
After our breakfast we go out towards the town of Zacatlan, Puebla, towards the ecological reserve and recreation park of Tuliman, 90 hectares of forest divided into three zones where we will find unusual vegetation, waterfalls, thermal waters, and various paths to go trekking, in addition to the various activities that we could carry out as archery, zip line circuits, climbing on rappel trees, paths in hanging bridges, here we could stay there.
At the end of our journey we return to the hotel, dine and go to sleep.
It’s time to return home! After breakfast at the hotel, we move from San Salvador to Mexico City Airport.
Here we conclude our services.
Things to do
– Outdoor training
– Training in the gym
– Pre-competitive massages in the SPA(USD $135 supplement for full body massage)
The Barceló México Reforma 5-star hotel, located in Mexico City, is a fantastic option for those who want to visit the Aztec capital city.
Thanks to its privileged location in the centre of the capital, it has all the advantages of a perfect structure for sports tourism.
The hotel is located in the most important and emblematic avenue of the city, the Paseo de la Reforma, an area in which events and concerts are often organized, thus proving to be a magnificent option for those who want to visit the city. It is located only a few steps from the Monument to the Revolution, very close to many financial and commercial points of interest and 20 minutes from Benito Juárez International Airport.
Its building, surrounded by buildings in various architectural styles, is situated between the remains of modernism and works of contemporary architecture. The Barceló México Reforma allows you to live in an environment where the spirit of the Mexican people and their traditions blend with the modernity of a cosmopolitan city.
Hotel Mision Grand, Ex-Hacienda de Chautla, Puebla. Excellent accommodation option for those who want to live a different experience in a beautiful environment full of historical richness and natural beauty. It is an ancient Hacienda founded in 1777 that has a beautiful lagoon at the center of which rises the beautiful “Castle Gillow”, named in honor of Monsignor Gillow, archbishop of Oaxaca, who began its construction in 1898.