7 days in Guanajuato & Mexico City Itinerary

7 days in Guanajuato & Mexico City Itinerary

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7 days in Guanajuato & Mexico City Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
1
Guanajuato
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Mexico City
— 4 nights
End: Mexico City

2
nights
Guanajuato

Guanajuato ©
Recognized as a World Heritage Site, Guanajuato spills over hilly terrain in central Mexico, luring visitors with its pleasant tree-shaded plazas and friendly sidewalk cafes.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Grito, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Fabrica La Aurora, then get engrossed in the history at Ignacio Allende House (Casa de Ignacio Allende), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Canada de la Virgen and then learn about winemaking at Vinedos Cuna de Tierra.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Guanajuato trip website .

Mexico City to Guanajuato is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Mexico City in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Guanajuato: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Guanajuato

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

San Miguel de Allende, Dolores Hidalgo
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Canada de la Virgen ©
Canada de la Virgen
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Church of the Grito
Church of the Grito

4
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Historic Center (Centro Historico) and Palacio de Bellas Artes. Get outdoors at Chapultepec Park and Tepozteco. Take a break from Mexico City with a short trip to Piedra Herrada Sanctuary in Valle de Bravo, about 2 hours away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia), contemplate the long history of Chapultepec Castle, wander the streets of Ciudad Universitaria, and ponder the world of politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional).

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip builder site .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Guanajuato to Mexico City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Guanajuato in May, you will find days in Mexico City are little chillier (79°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tepozteco, Piedra Herrada Sanctuary
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Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
National Museum of Anthropology ©
National Museum of Anthropology
Frida Kahlo Museum ©
Frida Kahlo Museum

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