Mexico:

The Cultural Heart of a People

 

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Mexico Tour Itinerary

Friday December 27th
Fly to Mexico City at your own cost. Arrive at least by 3pm
Check in at the Hotel Marquis Reforma or similar ★★★★
7pm NADOHE Hosted Welcome Dinner

Saturday December 28th
9am Breakfast at the hotel
10am University Nacional Autonoma de Mexico lecture- Women and Art in Mexico: Art as
Resistance and the Examination of Gender Imagery
11:30am Guided tour to the home of Frida Khalo, famed artists and revolutionary women
1pm Lunch
2:30pm Private Street Art Tour lead by a local artist to see the hidden gems and masterpieces of Mexico’s street art (mural) scene
4:30pm Free time to explore the local neighborhoods of La Roma or Condesa neighboring hip districts where art, food and architecture collide
Dinner on your own

Sunday December 29th
10am Breakfast at the hotel
11am Walking tour of La Roma neighborhood
12pm Cooking class or “Foodie” tour in La Roma neighborhood to taste the heritage of Mexico’s many flavors
3pm National Institute of Immigration Lecture: Forces of Migration: Economics, Politics and the Power of Family
4:30pm Visit to NGO that assists migrants for discussion on the lived experience of those who migrate
Dinner on your own

Monday December 30th
8am Breakfast at the hotel
9am Secretary of Public Education lecture- Higher Education in Mexico: Class, Race and Access
10:30 University Nacional Autonoma de Mexico student panel
12noon Lunch
4pm NADOHE Reflection Circle to discuss what we have learned thus far and how it will inform the work we do
Free evening with dinner on your own

Tuesday December 31st
Early Flight to the Maya Riviera to drive to Tulum (in-country flight is at no additional cost)
Check in to the hotel in Tulum (TBD, 3-4 star)
New Years Mayan Ritual of Thanks
Hosted New Years Eve Dinner, Celebration and Champagne Toast

Wednesday January 1st
Free day on the beach

Thursday January 2nd
9am Breakfast at the hotel
10am Guided tour of Pargue National de Tulum Mayan site to learn about this important city
Dinner on your own

Friday January 3rd
8am Breakfast
Group visit and swim in a Cenote (underground cave and fresh water wonder)
Free afternoon in Tulum for shopping or other activities
6pm NADOHE Hosted Closing Dinner
7:30pm NADOHE Reflection Circle to discuss what we have learned and how it will inform the work we do

Saturday January 4th
6am Early drive and then flight to Mexico City to take your connecting flight home

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