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From Veracruz: Xalapa, Xico & Coatepec Culture & Coffee Tour

From Veracruz: Xalapa, Xico & Coatepec Culture & Coffee Tour

From US$ 93.91 per person

Discover the historic and artistic towns. Get to know the local coffee known as veracruzano. Visit the Anthropology Museum of Xalapa and much more.

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Duration 12 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Spanish
Pickup included
8- 8:15 AM from your hotel in Veracruz

Experience

Highlights
  • Travel from Veracruz to Xalapa in 1.5 hours
  • Visit the Anthropological Museum of Xalapa
  • visit waterfall in Xico
  • Take in the panoramic views of Xico and Coatepec
  • Marvel at the Techolo Waterfall
Full description
Start the tour at 8 AM where you will be picked up from the lobby of your hotel in Veracruz, then travel to Xalapa for 1.5-hours. When you arrive, gain an introduction to the city known as a 'pueblos mágicos', and learn everything you wanted to know about the famous local coffee known as 'veracruzano'. Find out why the city was named 'The Flowers City' due to its gardens and fog, and is also known as 'Atenas Veracruzana' due to its culture and history. Then, visit the Anthropological Museum of Xalapa which contains the 2nd most important prehispanic Mesoamérica collections in the world including Olmeca, Totonaca, and Huasteca objects. Next, visit the villages of Xico and Coatepec, which have also both been appointed as 'pueblos mágicos' as part of a Federal program that recognizes cultural, gastronomic, and artistic traditions. Find out how Xico is known for its fiestas patronales, traditions, and delicious local dishes such as 'mole'. Also visit the famous Cascada de Texolo, surrounded by growth. Finally, discover why Coatepec is famous for its world-famous coffee on a visit to the coffee museum. Learn about the process of making coffee from bean to cup, as well as gaining an understanding for the traditions and culture that surrounds drinking it. At the end of the tour, return to Veracruz where you will be dropped off back at your hotel.
Includes
  • Pick up at your hotel
  • Transportation
  • Tickets
  • Tour guide
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  •  It is recommended to go eat breakfast before the tour
  •  Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes, sunblock, and a hat or cap
  • Please bring additional cash in case you would like to buy souvenirs or food

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