Cuernavaca, capital of the State of Morelos, is one of the oldest cities in Mexico and is located 60 kilometers from Mexico City. There are historical references that go back to the year 1200 BC, in what could be considered the first human settlement in the region.
1. Cuernavaca &Taxco
(175 km. approx. 3 hrs drive)
Full day excursion. Departure to Cuernavaca, that is 87 km. from Mexico City, about one-hour drive. Cuernavaca is known as the “Place of the Eternal Spring”. Visit the Cathedral, which dates from the 16th century, and still has conserved some frescos on its walls. Continue towards Taxco (89 km. about two-hour drive), famous for its silver jewelry. In Taxco, enjoy the Church of “Santa Prisca”, which dates from 18th century, a jewel of the Mexican baroque architecture. Walk in town, where you’ll find many silver jewelry stores. Return to your hotel in Mexico City by evening (175 km. approx. 3 hrs drive).
Price per person: $58 USD
Duration: 10 hours Approx.