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Ruta de Cortes


Veracruz - Zempoala - Orizaba - Tlaxcala - Cholula

Puebla - Amecameca - Mexico City (Tenochtitlan)


12 Days/ 11 Nights


April 19, 2005

(2006 departure to be scheduled soon)



Join Historian and lecturer professor Jaime Gomez Cacho on a groundbreaking cultural exploration of Mesoamerica as it existed before and after the Conquest. He has strung together the great highlights of ancient Mesoamerican civilizations, including the ancient Mexican capital of Tenochtitlán. This cultural journey will bring us to the path that Hernan Cortez took to conquest the Capital of  the Aztec empire. Landed in Veracruz in 1519, and, heading an expedition corps of 600 men, allied himself with the people of Tlaxcala, marched on the Aztec capital Tenochtitlan, took the Aztec Emperor Moctezuma II hostage and took control of Tenochtitlan itself. By 1521, after Moctezuma's death and a futile Aztec rising, the Aztec Empire was conquered, and it's riches were transferred into Spanish hands.


COST: $1.570.00 per person, double occupancy.


Includes accommodation, full meal plan, deluxe transportation, expert guide, entrance fees to parks and archaeological sites, all transfers.



5 Grogan's Park, Suite 102
The Woodlands TX  77380
1-800-451-8017 / tel 281-367-3386 / fax 281-298-2335
email:  adventure@tropicaltravel.com
:: Ruta de Cortes

2006 departure to be scheduled soon