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Pan American between Banff and Mexico City

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  • Las Vegas
  • Salt Lake City
  • Page
  • Kodachrome Basin State Park
  • Grand Teton National Park
  • Monument Valley
  • Banff
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Zion National Park
  • Arches National Park
  • Phoenix
  • The Grand Canyon
  • Glacier National Park
  • Mazatlan
  • Sayulita
  • Tequila
  • Angahuan
  • Nogales
  • Mexico City
  • Guaymas
  • Jackson Hole

This adventurous overlanding journey is very special and one that will be loved by all outdoor enthusiasts - our fantastic North American trip between Banff and Mexico City through western USA and northern Mexico! This journey is packed full of some of the most spectacular National Parks in the world, including Glacier, Yellowstone, Zion and Grand Canyon to name a few - in which you'll see mighty forests, beautiful alpine mountains and rivers, incredible rocky deserts and magnificent canyons and rock formations. Travelling in our unique converted American school bus, you'll be embarking on one of the planet's great road trips along the western side of America, driving all the way along the famous Rocky Mountains, taking in the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon, the geothermal geysers of Yellowstone including the world-famous Old Faithful, the red columns of Monument Valley in Utah, and overlanding through the incredible deserts of Arizona en route to Mexico. You'll get the chance to fully explore the National Parks on foot, head out on some exhilirating outdoor activities such as white-water rafting in Yellowstone, and even take a trip to Las Vegas! Once in Mexico we have a wonderful scenic journey through the Tequila region to the buzzing capital of Mexico City. Join us on this unforgettable overlanding experience - this could definitely be the best trip of your life!

  • Day 1 Mexico City

    Border information: if joining in Mexico City, you will most likely enter Mexico at Mexico City Benito Juárez International Airport (IATA code: MEX). There will be an important group meeting at 10:00am at the joining hotel - please look out at the hotel reception for a note from your leader with more details about this important meeting. The rest of the day is free to explore Mexico's incredible capital and to take part in some optional activities. Please note that many of the options listed below will only be possible for those with extra time in Mexico City before the start of your trip with us - please contact the Sales team if you would like to book pre-tour accommodation with us to have extra time exploring Mexico City. In Mexico City we will stay in a good hotel in the central district of Bellas Artes.

    Activities(Optional)
    See Mexico City's famous traditional mariachi bands in the evening around Garibaldi Square - Cost: MXN 30
    Explore the magnificent ancient Mesoamerican ruins of Teotihuacan near Mexico City - Cost: MXN 59
    Visit the beautiful Palacio de Bellas Artes and see it's immense murals by world-famous Mexican artists such as Diego Riviera - Cost: MXN 50
    Freely explore the huge area of the Zocalo in Mexico City's centre, along with its famous Metropolitan Cathedral and the Temple Mayor (the last remains of the old Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan) - Cost: MXN 59
    Visit some of Mexico City's other incredible landmarks, such as the Palacio Nacional, the Plaza de las Tres Culturas, and the Basilica de Guadalupe - Cost: MXN
    Explore the vast system of waterways and flower gardens at Xochimilco, possibly including a visit to the creepy Isla de las Muñecas (Island of the Dolls) - Cost: MXN
    Visit some of Mexico City's most important museums and galleries, such as the old house of the iconic artist Frida Kahlo, the former home of revolutionary Leon Trotsky, and the Museo Dolores Olmedo art gallery - Cost: MXN 75
    Freely explore the colossal Chapultepec Park, one of the world's largest urban green spaces and a cultural hotspot where you can often see the pole-swinging 'Volador' dancers - Cost: MXN

  • Day 2 Angahuan

    Today we will leave the capital behind and have a full day drive to Angahuan. This village is inhabited by the Purépecha people, who have been indigenous to the area since one thousand years before the Spanish invasion. Angahuan is the gateway to the Parícutin volcano, the only volcano in the world to have been born in modern times. In Angahuan we will camp at a campsite near to the volcano. Estimated Drive Time - 10-11 hours (please note that all drive times given here are the approximate number of hours that the truck will be in motion only, and does not include any time taken for coffee or lunch stops, border crossings, photo stops, activities en route, comfort breaks, shopping stops, toilet stops, etc. The times given are approximate estimates only and whilst given with the best of intentions, the drive times are heavily dependent on traffic, road conditions, weather, police roadblocks, and many other factors - flexibility is essential on any overland trip!).

  • Day 3 Angahuan

    Today we will have a free day to explore the village of Angahuan or to go for optional walks around the area of the Paricutín volcano. The creation of the volcano in 1943 buried two nearby villages, and it's still possible to see the spire of the cathedral of San Juan Parangaricutiro sticking up from the lava field.

    Activities(Optional)
    Trek up the Parícutin volcano in Angahuan, the only volcano in the world to be spawned during modern times - Cost: USD 35
    Explore the area of the Parícutin volcano on horseback - Cost: MXN 700

  • Day 4 Tequila

    Today we will drive to the town of Tequila, where we will have time for an optional visit to the town's famous distilleries (either today or on the following morning). In Tequila we will stay in a basic hotel. Estimated Drive Time - 5-6 hours.

    Activities(Optional)
    Take a guided tour of the famous Jose Cuervo tequila distillery - Cost: MXN 180

  • Day 5 to 6 Sayulita

    Today we will drive to the surfing town of Sayulita on Pacific coast and enjoy some free time on arrival. Estimated Drive Time - 5-6 hours. On the following day we will have free time to explore the Playa Los Muertos beach and possibly try your hand at surfing! In Sayulita we will camp in the grounds of a beach guesthouse.

    Activities(Optional)
    Try your hand at surfing at the relaxed coastal town of Sayulita - Cost: USD 20

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Transport

Dragoman overland-style vehicle (an old converted US school bus!), boats

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