Veracruz (State)
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  • Veracruz: Aquatic Park with Transfers

    1. Veracruz: Aquatic Park with Transfers

    Experience the adrenaline and fun of the Aquatic Park Irbursa. You will have the opportunity to use all of the attractions and enjoy the best theme park that Mexico has to offer for all the family. You can experience such highlights as the Slow River, which has a 1,476-square-foott pool dedicated so that visitors can be on the water the whole day. You can also experience the Wave Pool, as well as the Super Bowl and the Constructor, which are both high-level thrill rides. Other attractions in the park include the Adrenaline Tower, the Master Blaster, the Boomerang, and the Kids Zone, which is a dedicated space for kids with small slides and the easy going river.

  • Veracruz: Guided City Tour with Aquarium Visit

    2. Veracruz: Guided City Tour with Aquarium Visit

    Discover the beauty of the Port of Veracruz with this tour that combines history, culture, natural attractions, and colonial buildings. Start your tour at San Juan de Ulua, one of Latin America's oldest fortresses, where you will learn about the birth of America's first town hall. After visiting the fort, explore the city's main points of interest, including the Maritime Customs Building, the old train station, and the Post Office building. Later, visit the famous Malecon, a beautiful seaside promenade lined with restaurants, cafes, and stores. Afterward, visit the Boca del Rio zone, a booming area that combines modern buildings with a rich history. Finish your tour at the Veracruz Aquarium and spend the afternoon exploring at your leisure. Watch entertaining dolphin shows and see a range of aquatic animals such as sharks, penguins, and jellyfish.

  • Veracruz: Sandboarding on the Dunes at Chachalacas Beach

    3. Veracruz: Sandboarding on the Dunes at Chachalacas Beach

    The trip starts with pickup from your accommodation in Veracruz then heads out to Chachalacas Beach where your adventure begins. The beach is home to 550 hectares of sand dunes as well as spectacular views of the ocean and out across the Gulf of Mexico. Admire the breathtaking landscapes where the sea mixes with sand formations and resembles a huge desert. Time to get surfing as you hop on board and glide along the dunes. Feel the adrenaline rush through your body as you sail across the sand with the wind in your hair. After a fun few hours of surfing on the dunes, enjoy a relaxing walk along Chachalacas Beach and some free time to take photos of the incredible landscape.

  • Veracruz: 5-Attraction Tour with Aquarium and Boat Tour

    4. Veracruz: 5-Attraction Tour with Aquarium and Boat Tour

    Aquarium Square of Veracruz will be the starting point of your fortress of San Juan de Ulúa tour. You will first be transported in a picturesque streetcar whilst being delighted by nearby historical monuments. You will then tour the interior of the enclosure with a guided tour. Upon returning to Aquarium Square at 3:30PM, you can enter the Aquarium of Veracruz which exhibits a wide variety of marine species, and is nowadays considered one of the most important aquariums in Latin America. Afterwards, you will have the chance to taste the traditional gastronomy in the charming, mangrove-surrounded village of Mandinga, an important port city in Veracruz. Your package will include a boat tour of Mandinga, which you will have the opportunity to exchange for tickets to the wax museum, Ripley's museum, rotating tunnel, mirror maze, and 4D travel. There you can take photographs with your favori...

  • Veracruz: Full-Day Boat Ride and Tour of La Antigua

    5. Veracruz: Full-Day Boat Ride and Tour of La Antigua

    Enjoy a day filled with culture, history, and fun for the whole family on this boat and walking tour of La Antigua and the Huitzilapan river. Meet your guide at the Mexican Hispanic Club in La Antigua and hop on board for a ride down the historical Hutzilapan. Learn about the exciting history of the area, and discover the house of Spanish conqueror Hernán Cortés. Embark on a pleasant exploratory walk towards the mouth of the river where you can continue your stroll down the beach or along the river's shore.

  • Veracruz: City Tour with San Juan de Ulua

    6. Veracruz: City Tour with San Juan de Ulua

    Discover the beauty of the Port of Veracruz with this exciting tour that fuses history, culture, natural attractions and colonial buildings. The activity starts in San Juan de Ulua, one of the greatest and most antique forts in America. After visiting the fort, you will explore the main points of the city’s downtown, including the Maritime Customs Building, the old train station, and the post office building. You will also visit the famous "Malecon", a beautiful seaside promenade lined with restaurants, cafes, and stores. Afterwards, you'll visit the Boca del Rio zone, a booming area with modern, first class hotels, and services, yet with a deep-rooted history.

  • Chachalacas: ATV & Dunes With La Antigua

    7. Chachalacas: ATV & Dunes With La Antigua

    Join this journey to Chachalacas Beach, where 550 acres of sand dunes offer excitement to visitors. Enjoy spectacular views of the ocean that will make you want to stay and relax for the whole day. Have fun on a quad bike as you drive through the sand dunes and feel the adrenaline running throughout your body. Your journey continues with a visit to the small town of La Antigua. Learn about the history of the first city council and church in all of Mexico and see the house of Spanish Conquistador, Hernan Cortes.

  • Antigua, San Juán de Ulúa, Veracruz & Boca del Río

    8. Antigua, San Juán de Ulúa, Veracruz & Boca del Río

    Antigua is located at 28 kilometers from the port of Veracruz, is a little town surrounded by big trees in the shore of Huitzilapan and Hummingbirds river. Find the legacy of the Spanish conquest like "La Casa del Cabildo" the first town hall of the New Spain, the "Ermita del Rosario" the first Catholic Church in Mexico and the House of Hernán Cortés. Visit San Juan de Ulúa one of the most ancient fortresses of America, this place is connected to the biggest events in our Country during the colonial period since independence, reform and revolution. It also served several functions throughout its 400 years of existence. In the first place, it was used like a grain warehouse, after as a fortress , prison and finally for a presidential residence. Then visit the Port of Veracruz and Boca del Río with a panoramic visit of the City that will show you the interesting places like the Martitime...

  • From Veracruz or Boca del río: Coffee Tour in Coatepec

    9. From Veracruz or Boca del río: Coffee Tour in Coatepec

    Travel to Coatepec and explore a coffee hacienda and coffee plantations. Marvel at the old benefit and the roasting craftsmanship and taste delicious coffee, before enjoying a tour of the magical town center of Coatepec. Start with the history of coffee and the farm. Embark on an adventure in the cloud forest, watching the vegetables that are grown in small greenhouses. Journey to the past as you observe small traces of pots from the area that was occupied by the Mexica. Find out how coffee first arrived in America and Mexico. Feel the peace and tranquility of the forest. Find out how the quality of coffee starts from its origin and marvel at the exhibition of the thirty-five varieties of coffee once you are in the demonstration farm. Visit the old coffee mill Gold Ball, which exhibits machinery from the 19th century, where you can enjoy an interesting explanation about the proces...

  • From Veracruz: Catemaco, Nature, Waterfalls & Monkeys Tour

    10. From Veracruz: Catemaco, Nature, Waterfalls & Monkeys Tour

    Get picked up from your hotel in Veracruz at 8 AM and take a 2.5-hour drive to Santiago Tuxtla. First, pay a visit to the largest Olmec Stone Head in the region. After marveling at this colossal object, take a 20-minute drive to the Santa Clara cigar factory for a 1-hour tour. Learn about the step-by-step process of making 100% handmade cigars. Next, set off to Eyipantla, where you will find El Salto de Eyipantla, a spectacular waterfall which is more than 50 m high and 40 m wide. Explore this Tuxtla Biosphere Reserve, and enjoy direct contact with nature while you descend the 244-step staircase that takes you to the waterfall. Don't worry, every 15 steps there is a space to rest. When you reach the bottom, be amazed by the magnitude of the crashing water and enjoy a packed lunch (not provided) amongst mulatto trees and fauna of this region. Finally, visit Catemaco, a village next to t...

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What people are saying about Veracruz (State)

Good knowledge of history of Veracruz - good english - easy to understand. Good driver - felt safe.

Rafael was great...great knowledge of Mexican history, culture, politics, economy etc...