A weekend in Xochimilco Mexico

Magic Mexico Xochimilco Adventures

If you are about to take one of the flights to Mexico City and still don´t know how to spend a few days of pure fun unique in its kind, we recommend something different to everything you have read. How about camping or staying in a cabin on one of the wonderful Xochimilco chinampas with all your friends or family?
Maybe you have heard about the famous trajinera tours through the channels of Xochimilco before, but you rarely hear about camping in the beautiful chinampas that exist in this channel, and then we give you all the information you need to know to be able to camp during a weekend at the most famous lake in Mexico City.

Canals at Xochimilco

It is Eco Tourist Park “Michmani”, is the perfect place to enjoy a type of alternative tourism and relax without going far from the city, since this eco-tourist park is located in Xochimilco itself, next to the jetty of Cuemanco. Here are some activities that are perfect to enjoy your weekend, since you can find from kayak, recreational fishing, lunadas, huts on the chinampas, camping area and even a relaxing temazcal.

If you are going as a group, the ideal is to take most of the activities offered, this is because they manage fairly affordable prices with packages including dinner and breakfast. Although if you prefer, you can also take everything you need to stay, as they also have grills, just remember to go very well organized with your group, because to get to the chinampa can only be reached by trajinera and if they forget something or someone arriving late, transfers will have an additional cost.

Mexican Trajineras

When night falls and everyone is ready and installed they need to make a nocturnal tour in trajinera, accompanied by the legends that inhabit this magical place, are usually about an hour and it is classic to visit the spooky island of the dolls. On weekends, it is ideal because the closing hours are a bit later than usual, and if you want while you are on the route of the trajinera, you can listen to the best stories and legends of the place.

The environment care culture of the chinamperos that live there is magnificent, since you arrive they tell you that it is very important to keep it in good condition and not generate disorder in the environment, because here lives a very important endemic species called axolotl. It is an amphibian found in the channels of Xochimilco that is currently in danger of extinction, so helping to care for their environment will be one of the best actions during our visit.

Xochimilco Chinampas

It is incredible to spend a weekend in the Michmani camp in Xochimilco, because it seems that you are not inside the same city, because when the night falls you can see a starry sky very difficult to find. Don´t miss this opportunity the next time you take one of the flights to Mexico City, relax and learn more about a culture of environmental care and meet the peculiar species called axolotl.

Chiapas has unique places of its kind

Street in San Cristobal de las Casas Chiapas

In the extreme south of Mexico is Chiapas, a state that is full of architectural, archaeological, ecotouristic, folkloric, culinary and artistic attractions. There are so many places that we can visit when we take one of the flights to Chiapas, we could be missing the most important ones to know, that is why we have brought for you a list of the most important and must-haves for you to take into account in your next trip.

Regional Museum of Anthropology and History of Chiapas

It is always good to start visiting a city or territory through its history museum, so you can plan your itinerary and organize it in an optimal way without forgetting anything historically important. This museum is in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, the capital and largest city of Chiapas and is divided into two large environments, one for Mayan cultures and Zoques, while the other for the Spanish colonial period. Apart from its permanent exhibitions, the institution also exhibits temporary exhibitions that touch both ancient and modern subjects.

Palenque Ancient Ruins Of chiapas

Palenque

This is one of the most important Mayan archaeological sites in Mexico and Central America, which until today is still studied by various specialists, since most of its extension is still buried in the jungle. It has buildings in the typical Mayan pyramidal and quadrangular architecture perfectly preserved, such as the Temple of the Inscriptions, the Temple of the Count, the Temple of the Sun and the Observatory.

San Cristóbal de las Casas

This city founded in the sixteenth century has one of the most beautiful colonial areas of Mexico; the most notable architectural monuments are the cathedral, the temple and ex-convent of Santo Domingo de Guzman and the temple of La Merced. In addition, it has several museums, four of them very curious and interesting, the Museum of Mayan Medicine, Museum of Regional Costumes, Amber Museum and the Mesoamerican Jade Museum. Very close to the city, there are several ecological parks that are worth knowing.

Ambar Museum at San Cristobal de las Casas Chiapas

Chiapa de Corzo

It is 15 kilometers from Tuxtla Gutiérrez and was the first capital of the state of Chiapas; its folkloric and cultural wealth can be seen in its traditional neighborhoods, its millenary crafts, its delicious food and its parties. The main celebration is the Enero Party, or Grande Party, a fusion of pre-Hispanic and colonial traditions that lasts almost the entire month.

Jade Museum

Sumidero Canyon

This imposing canyon of the Sierra Norte de Chiapas, just 5 kilometers from Tuxtla Gutiérrez, produces vertigo with its 1300 meters of depth. Lovers of natural observation visit this place that has national park status for the richness of its nature.

The annual calendar of Chiapas is full of parties in the different cities and towns of the state, so you can be almost sure that when you take one of the flights to Chiapas, in addition to enjoying the natural, cultural and historical wealth with which this place counts, you can be part of one of the most important and fun celebrations in the state, where we can advise you to spend it to the fullest enjoying music, food and especially the quality of its people.

Corners of Puerto Vallarta that you must visit

Puerto Vallarta beach

The greatest pride of Puerto Vallarta is among its most hidden paradises, those places of deep charm where few have been able to reach, places of which we have perhaps heard some anecdote and of which only a few have been able to witness its natural beauty. However, no matter how secret they may be, they are always willing to receive anyone who takes one of the flights to Puerto Vallarta, so we have made this list of places to admire and discover another face of this great city.

The Arches of Mismaloya

One of the most beautiful beaches in Puerto Vallarta is home to imposing rock formations where nature reigns. Mismaloya Arches are located south of the port in the heart of Banderas Bay; these colossal marine guards are home to various birds and colorful fish that paint their waters. In the place, you can practice diving, snorkeling and other water sports.

Conchas Chinas Beach

Within the romantic zone of Puerto Vallarta is this beach of blue and white beauty, is divided into two areas for various activities, the first has an extensive territory of clear sand, ideal for walking towards the piles of rocks that form an arc. While the second part is an area of natural pools made of pure rock, where you can rest at leisure and practice snorkeling.

puerto vallarta place

Vallarta Botanical Garden

This place is an earthly paradise in the middle of the sea, has the oldest gardens in the area, in addition to having trails and bridges that cross this jungle plant. This site is located in the south near Boca de Tomatlan, and you can take some guided tours and various options to relax or taste some of its excellent restaurants.

The Eden

 

This beautiful place has an exotic nature and unique formations, it is 180 meters above sea level in the great jungle of Sierra Cuale, and it is without a doubt a spectacular adventure site surrounded by trees and an imposing valley. In the place, the Mismaloya River marks the rhythm with its natural waterfalls and emerald currents, and it is also recognized for having been the recording site for the movie The Predator.

predator in puerto vallarta

Majahuitas Beach

The greatest treasure of the Bay of Banderas can only be reached by sea; we speak of Majahuitas beach that is located within the romantic area of the port stealing the attention of travelers. Among its many charms has a reef of numerous underwater caves of great variety of animals, and is sheltered, behind them, by the jungle of Tuito, where an infinity of birds make this their home.

The Meetings and The Summers

This ejido of diverse happy rivers is the ideal place for lovers of heart to nature, has a line of zip lines, in addition to various camping sites, and has several viewpoints to unique landscapes, archaeological sites and bridges, where you can see the beauty of this site.

Let yourself be enchanted by the beauty of all these places in your next trip plan when choosing one of the flights to Puerto Vallarta and discover how these corners of the city hide a beauty without equal.

 

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The traditional fair of the smiles of Leon Guanajuato

Guanajuato Feria

The year has just begun and many travelers already want to start new adventures to discover truly special places, and nothing better than starting these adventures with one of the flights to León Guanajuato, the capital of one of the states with more cultural, sports and artistic activities. The State Fair of León is the perfect excuse to enjoy mechanical games, craft exhibitions, sporting events and, of course, concerts at the beginning of the year. However, if you still lack reasons to make this trip, let us give you a few pretexts to encourage you to visit this wonderful land.

Access is very cheap

When we say that access to the Fair of León is very cheap, it is because it is really a bargain, because for only $11 pesos you will have access to the main space of the fair and many of its shows totally free. As well as the elderly and children have truly important discounts, that will make your visit still a better experience.

atractions in the fair

Most of their events are free

In addition, not because it is free means you will only see the technical high school band, but its international shows like multimedia shows, plays like The Swan Lake, or ice skating shows. To be clear about the events, it is best that you review your billboard details and decide on the shows that most attract your attention.

There is music for all tastes

There are also events, for which you do have to pay, but these concerts are really worthwhile, their musical offer offers options for all tastes and although the band and norteños are the most popular, it also has options for who like pop and electronic music, with international artists, who give a show worthy of admiration and enjoyment.

play places

The gastronomic offer

There is no need to leave the space of the fair to eat without remorse, the Fair of León is a great opportunity to taste the local cuisine in one of its restaurants or become a fan of some dishes that are served in food trucks. You can also take a good drink in the clubs installed especially for the event where you can taste the best craft beers in the region.

Enchiladas Potosinas

León has a great tourist offer

In addition to spending unforgettable moments at the Fair of León, you can also take advantage of the city’s attractions, such as the Expiatorio Temple, the Manuel Doblado Theater and the historic center. Take a little extra money to shop in their leather markets where you will find from a good jacket, to good shoes and the best thing is that they will be very cheap.

If you are looking for rest and be part of the culture of Guanajuato, you can´t miss the 2019 State Fair of León, where you can enjoy a wide variety of activities and guest artists, perfect to harmonize your stay. The also known as the Fair of Smiles, takes place from January 11 to February 5, so you have enough time to take one of the flights to León Guanajuato, and be part of this celebration that has many surprises for you .

La Ribera de Chapala, a must-see in Jalisco

Chapala lake

 

It is true that when we take one of the flights to Guadalajara the options to spend our days are enough, because this beautiful capital of Jalisco gives us a perfect point to come and go between its diverse populations that are ideal to get out of the routine or simply to rest. And less than an hour from Guadalajara, is the majestic Lake of Chapala, which is one of the largest in Mexico, in front of it we can travel the Ribera of Chapala, which is formed by a set of villages full of magic, so then we show you some of the things you can do in this paradise of the state of Jalisco.

The climate is ideal with medium and high temperatures most of the year, the vegetation is abundant and the kindness of the people is incomparable, in this way it is very common to find cars with license plates from Arizona, Mexico City, California or from Jalisco. Real estate companies that sell properties to foreigners abound in the streets and bilingual services are the order of the day.

Life in the streets is still a traditional Jalisco town, however, there are details that make it different from all the others, such as in shops and galleries, where it is common to find handmade crafts by locals, but also paintings and sculptures by some European artist.

 

Many things to do in the Ribera

One of the most important attractions of the Ribera de Chapala is the great variety of water sports and extreme that can be done there, so you shouldn´t miss the opportunity to practice water skiing. It has options for both beginners and professionals, including international tournaments in this category, in addition to instructors and specialized tracks for it.

Being in the Ribera of Chapala, don´t forget to visit the most important wixárica ceremonial center in Mexico, it is the Isla de los Alacranes, where according to Huichol beliefs, the origin of life was given. You can also visit the Presidio Island, known as Isla de Mezcala, and recognized by its Church of the Assumption.

Mezcala Island

 

The towns that you can´t miss

Ajilic

Don´t hesitate to visit the town of Ajilic, which is a place with a lot of color, its thatched roofs and walls with so many nuances house bars, restaurants and galleries with crafts of its people. You can also take a dip in the thermal waters of San Juan Cósala, achieving absolute relaxation in its spas.

Jocotepec

Finally, if there is something you definitely shouldn´t miss from the Ribera of Chapala, it is from its very varied and delicious cuisine, you can taste a juicy birria in Jocotepec where they also sell delicious carafe ice creams, with unique flavors. On the other hand, if you want to buy wooden furniture of excellent quality, then don´t hesitate to visit Ocotlán where you will find truly artistic pieces of furniture.

Tequila Agave

 

Take advantage of the flights to Guadalajara and give yourself the pleasure of knowing these places, which together form one of the must-see places in Jalisco that must be visited with great care, since you could decide to stay to live there.

Mazatlan a sports ground

Beach Melfork
Mazatlan

 

Renowned for its 20 kilometers of warm beaches, exquisite cuisine, 7 kilometers of spectacular Malecón, the tallest natural lighthouse in the world, the Carnival with the greatest tradition in Mexico, cradle of traditional band music and the most important Historic Center of the northwest, Mazatlan is considered a beach destination par excellence. Thanks to its extraordinary location, in the Pearl of the Pacific you can perform many sports, among which are fishing, golf and surfing as the main ones, some of these sports are even the biggest reason why people take one of the many flights to Mazatlan, as well as being a perfect city to rest, it is also to spend exciting moments in each of them.

 

Sport Fishing is unique in its kind

Mazatlan is recognized in the sport fishing environment as the largest fish trap in the world, since the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez join there, leading to the formation of the largest fish bank in the country. It has a large number of species such as pelagic, marlin and tuna, even coastal species. The ideal places to do freshwater fishing in Mazatlan are the Picachos Dam and the El Salto Dam.

 

The best golf courses in Mexico

It is the sport in Mazatlan with great followers for having the golf courses that are among the best in the country for the artisanal care of the grass and a beautiful view of the sea, that make the experience of playing golf in the destination unique. Some golf courses where experts can play or practice this fascinating sport in Mazatlan are El Cid Resorts, Estrella del Mar, Club Campestre, Marina Mazatlan and Pacific Golf Center. Among those that are considered first class are El Cid Resorts, designed by Lee Treviño, Estrella del Mar, a project by Robert Tren Jones Jr. and Marina Mazatlan, designed by the famous architect David Flemming, they have made several tournaments national and international as their extensions make them very challenging.

 

Golf at beach

Here you can ride perfect waves

Mazatlan is one of the tourist places of Mexico, ideal for surfing because of its extraordinary waves and its warm sea. Professionals of water sports, both national and foreign, live a great experience on their beaches so that on several occasions has been carried out “The National Surfing Games”, for having the air and land connectivity to the main cities of the country , in addition to meeting the demands for such an important event. Likewise, the place allows surfers to practice some kite surfing, and the destination has wonderful beaches where waves can break to the right, to the left or to both sides.

The Pearl of the Pacific has developed various land and water sports for the enjoyment of its visitors, in addition to offering first class hotels, restaurants with excellent cuisine, the warmth of the inhabitants and excellent terrestrial, air and sea connectivity, so there is no pretext not to search between the many flights to Mazatlan and enjoy the best experience.

Cancun, a perfect destination for the little ones

City of cancun Quintana Roo
Cancun beach

 

Many are the tourists who take one of the many flights to Cancun Mexico looking to spend days of true adventure, party and rest. However others, just looking to spend a few days in family where the most important thing is comfort, security and entertainment, features that some of the hotels in this city can perfectly satisfy, that’s why these are the best hotels for all family in Cancun, where each member will pass it perfectly.

 

Crown Paradise Club for adventurers

This hotel has an aquatic park so great that it attracts attention from the moment you arrive at the hotel, the aquatic fun dresses as a pirate and invites all the crew to get on the big boat that is inside the pool. It has nine perfect slides for children under 12 to spend hours and hours of fun, while for the largest there are two long and fast slides, plus a sand court to play volleyball, a wall to climb and two zip lines. Although if you need a little more adventure, the hotel will surprise you with boats, sailboats and kayaks.

 

Royal Solaris, one of the best hotels for children in Cancun

Royal Solaris is totally a paradise for children, since they have a wide range of activities, from making a piñata, taking a drawing class, participating in games in the pool and even live shows. At the Mini Club, there is everything to keep them smiling all day and also adults; there are always supervisors near the slides that will be taking care of younger guests.

 

Acuatic park cancun
Playing ground

Panama Jack Resorts, the hotel to keep children happy

Panama Jack Resorts is the all-inclusive for a fun-filled getaway right in the center of Cancun’s hotel zone. Camp Jack is the place where the protagonists are children with countless cool activities and adventures such as water sports, beach games, crafts and magic night shows, also has a water park with a medieval castle and even a pirate ship. The place also has 7 slides, 2 splash zones and a family pool.

 

Cancun kids
Children playing at beach

Paradisus Cancun, a colorful paradise for children

This is a luxury hotel for adults and a fun paradise for the little ones, since they have many games to spend the day entertained, their slides, trampolines, their kids club and such large and colorful facilities, make it one of the best hotels for children in Cancun. The club is available every day with activities for children from 4 to 12 years, the activities of the club for children don´t have an extra cost as they are part of the all-inclusive of this place.

As you can see, there are several options so that the flights to Cancun Mexico as a family are a success and everyone will enjoy days of pure fun, from the smallest to the adults, enjoy this beautiful place completely. These are just some of the many good options in which you should only worry about relaxing, since fun is guaranteed.

Let the adrenaline flow in Monterrey

City of Monterrey at nightA view of Cerro de la silla in Monterrey

If you like nature and ecotourism, here is the list of the main things to do in Monterrey and its surroundings, perfect for a weekend getaway or to make the most of it when you take one of the flights to Monterrey. If you are visiting the city for business, you should know that the Regia capital is not just a destination for work, and will surprise you with the number of sites to discover, perfect for an adventure with the practice of canyoning, rappel, kayak, flight in zip line, paragliding and even hot air balloon in the surroundings of this city.

 

Challenge the mountains of Santiago by bicycle

Dare to live an adventure on mountain biking through paths that reach the monumental Cola de Caballo waterfall, travel the mountain roads of Nuevo León discovering the abundant nature found in these. You should know that there are two routes, the first also knowing the waterfall of the Miraculous Virgin and the second visiting El Socavón, the cave of the Indian and the eye of water of the Leona.

 

The highest bungee jump in Mexico

With a height of 70 meters, the Cola de Caballo bungee is the highest in Mexico and has become one of the things to do in Monterrey to release adrenaline to the fullest. It is located in the Sierra de Santiago, in Nuevo Leon, just half an hour from the capital, sheltered inside the Hotel Hacienda Cola de Caballo.

Bungee in Monterrey
Jumping man at Bungee in Cola de caballo Hotel

 

Fly in a balloon over the northern skies

Fly over the surroundings of Monterrey in a hot air balloon and see that nothing matches the intense color of the northern skies. Witness the wonderful sunrise in Montemorelos, just 45 minutes from the Regia capital and fly with whomever you want, either as a group or with your mate. All flights include a bottle of sparkling wine per balloon and medical insurance.

 

Explore the caves, a unique activity of its kind

In the surroundings of Monterrey there are, at least, a couple of good options where to put into practice our explorer gifts, first there is the most famous, Grottos de Garcia, with its 16 rock formation rooms with more than 60 million years. Later, we found the El Palmito Grottos in Bustamante, renowned for their endless wells and caverns, these places have been adapted with tourist walkways that allow you to explore its interior in complete safety.

Grottos in Bustamante Monterrey
Rock formation in bustamante monterrey

 

Realizes canyoning in Matacanes

In the Matacanes Canyon, it is one of the most visited natural refuges by regios and foreigners, with multiple challenges for canyon lovers, such as challenging waterfalls of between 1 and 12 meters. In addition, there are descents to rappel next to exciting waterfalls of 27 and 18 meters. The second descent leads to an underground river, where the current connects with a natural slide hidden in the dark, a bit of climbing and of course, hiking. They are also activities that are part of this journey.

If you have time to give a sword to any of these places, take the opportunity to meet these challenging sites that will give all flights to Monterrey a touch of adrenaline unique in its kind, it’s time to live the adventure to the fullest.

Beaches for everyone in Cancun

If you consider yourself a great admirer of sunrises and sunsets on the beach, you can´t miss the opportunity that flights to Cancun Mexico offer you to live these experiences in the beautiful Caribbean Sea, because turquoise blue and emerald green that characterize it are confused with the color of the sky on the horizon. Here we present the best beaches from where, in addition to seeing these natural spectacles, you can also spend a day playing in its fine sand, enjoy a refreshing drink or taste the dishes offered by the wide variety of bars and restaurants.

Delfines Beach or “El Mirador”

This beach is the most visited by tourists and its inhabitants, it is ideal to take a bit of sun and admire the sea from its rock banks. Due to its strong waves, it is not recommended for swimming, although if you manage your swimming skills well you will be able to enjoy its waves without any problem. The place has a large population of iguanas and lots of vegetation.

Nizuc Beach

This is the only beach in Cancun that has a schedule to go with pets, from 6 to 11 in the morning and although it is 32 kilometers from the hotel zone, it is worth visiting to enjoy a jog or a walk with your pet. Obviously if you plan to take your dog, it is necessary that he go with his collar, leash and you must carry enough bags to collect his stool and not ruin the cleanliness of the place. The access is very easy because of its proximity to the park “Wet & Wild”, so you take the road that takes you to this and just in front, you will see the access.

Ballenas Beach

It is located between Punta Cancun and Punta Nizuc, at kilometer 14 of the hotel zone and has an excellent view and a pleasant swell that represents a good alternative to enjoy the sea. The facilities are ideal to relax, and although it is a quiet beach, you must be careful when entering the sea because the currents can be dangerous.

Chac Mol Beach

It is a calm and pleasant beach as long as there is no red flag, since it is tempting to get away due to the shallow depth of its waters and the currents can be dangerous. It is located at kilometer 10 of the hotel zone; the access is on the side of the restaurant Mr. Frogs and has parking, bathrooms, showers and some palapas for sunbathing. The waves can be moderate to intense and ideal for sports such as parasailing, boarding sailing and water skiing.

Langosta Beach

This is another of the most famous beaches of Cancun, has a pier where the services of transfer to Isla Mujeres depart. It is a very beautiful beach with a gentle swell that will allow you to swim or enjoy the wonderful views that this magical corner of the Mexican Caribbean offers you to spend perfect days. Therefore, if your intention is to enjoy the sea, the sun and the white sand, you must prepare everything to choose between flights to Cancun Mexico and just worry about marking the route to know the different beaches of the place.

Guadalajara, a city with the best tourist atmosphere

Cathedral of Guadalajara air view

Some would think that the flights to Guadalajara are limited only to know its historical center and walk through its streets, which are a small trip to the past of a classic city, to reach its squares and continue admiring each of the most representative buildings of the city. However, when we arrive in this city we also get close to many other places where time can fly by.

Lady with artesanians in Mexico Tlaquepaque

Tequila Route

Experience the sensation of losing yourself among the blue agave fields, discover the origin of tequila, explore its factories, admire its agave landscape declared a natural heritage by UNESCO, in a tour of the typical villages of Tequila, Amatitan, Arenal Jalisco, where you will visit the agave fields and places that have become famous all over the world for their peculiarity. In this place, you will put into practice your skills as a tequila farmer.

Chapala Lake Ajijic

This is the largest natural lake in Mexico; enjoy the nature of the lagoon during a trip along the riverside route of Chapala, excellent weather and the typical village of Ajijic with its community of artists. In addition, you can get to know the gastronomy of Chapala in its typical rivereño restaurants and enjoy the typical ice creams with unique flavors while you contemplate the most extraordinary views of the lake that is surrounded by the Sierra del Tigre mountain range with its green mountains, valleys, and natural reserves.

Tonala and Tlaquepaque

Nothing like taking a walk through Tonala and ending up in Tlaquepaque, a place of wonderful Mexican handicrafts that adorn the Vatican squares, made with the sweat of artisans from this magical town, Mexico’s cultural heritage. Enjoy the tradition of this place, its art and folklore where you can see its wonderful artisans working to show the best of their art in their handicrafts tianguis, here you will find from ceramics, blown glass, furniture and exclusive decoration.

Artesanians on the town of Tlaquepaque and Tonalá

Explore the Volcano of Fire

If you want to explore the corners of this active volcano, you must first know Comala, Guadalajara a magical town of the most beautiful in the region for its white houses and red tile roofs. It is a beautiful, harmonious, feminine place, with a unique energy and with colors, smells and flavors that will make you put to work all the senses. Getting to this place is quite simple and here you will find the perfect guide for your journey.

Gastronomic tour

Something that is unmissable when visiting this city is to take a gastronomic tour, to taste the rich regional food and know the typical neighborhoods where you can eat the perfect Torta Ahogada, taste the delicious meat in its juice and of course, try the best Tequila in the best mariachi house. This tour is not just about eating, as you will also know more about the history of the city, its culture, architecture and entertainment of the sites you visit.

Therefore, you know, flights to Guadalajara go beyond historic buildings and old streets, the city has everything to spend a few pleasant days and its surroundings also offer unique experiences of its kind.