Mexico: In Search of the Cities of Gold

Do they  not travel through the earth and see what was the end of  those before them? They were greater in number than these and superior in strength  and in the traces in the land: Yet all that they  accomplished was of no  profit to them” – (Quran 40:82)

And  verily, We have sent among every community, a Messenger (proclaiming): “Worship Allah (Alone), and avoid false deities ” Then of them were some  whom Allah guided and of them were some upon  whom the straying was  justified. So travel through the land and see what was the end of those  who denied (the truth). (Qur’an 16:36)

Mexico is renown for its rich history, and both the Mayans and Aztecs reached the zenith of civilisation, before the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors. Islam in Mexico continues to grow with increasing numbers of people from indigenous communities rediscovering their original values in the Islamic faith.

This unique tour will be guided by Shaykh Omar, founder and director of Centro Islamico de Mexico, who will introduce us to some of the ancient, colonial and modern day facets of this great country.

The package includes:

The package comes without flights but includes local transportation, breakfast only, 3* hotel accommodation. Main entrance fees to sights/museums mentioned below.  Lunch and dinner is NOT provided but can be arranged our guide. The food we offer is good wholesome and indigenous to the area, thus giving an authentic feel of the tour. Main entrance fees to sights/museums mentioned below and itineraries are subject to small modifications depending on the size and composition of the group as well as local circumstances at the time of the trip. Overland journeys may be tiring and sometimes uncomfortable due to changes in temperature and humidity, therefore a basic level of fitness is required to fully benefit from this trip. Days will begin relatively early at around 8.30 am but exact times will be provided by your guide.  Each day there will be a brief for the day, spiritual reminders throughout the day with important historical facts and points by our guide and an evening summary.


  • Ancient ruins and sites of Cuernavaca & Xochicalco.
  • Caves of Grutas de Cacahuamilpa National Park.
  • Old colonial towns of Taxco and San Gabriel.
  • Warm Pacific beaches at Acapulco & Chautengo Lagoons and more.

Main locations:

  • Mexico City
  • Tequesquitengo
  • Chautengo

Optional (additional charge):

  • A lesson in basic Nahuatl (Aztec language)
  • Water sports such as skiing, wind surfing, sailing, and more.
  • Horse riding in a forest environment
  • Reforestation methods in practice, and opportunities to get involved in ecological activities.


As flights to Mexico and return are not included in the package, you are advised to make flights according to the dates advertised.

Destination: Benito Juarez International Airport
Arrival date: As advertised
Time: Any time after Midday and early afternoon i.e. 1-3 pm to allow for jet lag and rest and no later than 5pm.

Everyone will be collected together by our representative Omar Weston at around 4.00 pm.

Departure: Your return country of origin or else
Departure date: As advertised
Time: Any time after breakfast or your preferred time

Upon arrival to Mexico, our local operatives will take over all transportation within Mexico, i.e. to hotel, back to airport and during tour.


3/4 Star hotels in a convenient location will allow you to easily reach the most famous tourist attractions. Participants will normally spend 1 night in Mexico City, 5 nights in Tequesquitengo and 1 night in Chautengo.

Rooms: 2 beds to a room or 1 double bed for couples or 3 beds (triple room) for larger families if available, en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning, internet connection, heating, phone, satellite TV.

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