Perote and Xalapa guided tour with a visit to the San Carlos Fortress
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Attractions & guided tours

Perote and Xalapa guided tour with a visit to the San Carlos Fortress

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 11 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the San Carlos Fortress, an emblematic place in the history of Mexico
  • Explore the Anthropology Museum in Xalapa, one of the most important museums in the country
  • Make a stop at La Joya and enjoy its gastronomy and its typical cheeses
What to expect

Veracruz has the only Spanish fort built inland in the entire world and is located in the town of Perote, there you will visit the San Carlos Fortress, an emblematic place in the history of Mexico, where the first president of the country, Guadalupe Victoria, spent his last days.

On the trip to Perote, you will make a stop at La Joya, where you can enjoy its gastronomy and its typical cheeses that are recognized throughout the state of Veracruz.

In Xalapa, you will arrive at the Anthropology Museum, the second most important in the country, where the heritage of the three cultures that were founded in the state is kept: Olmeca, Totonaca, and Huasteca.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Transportation
    • Tickets to the attractions
    • Bilingual guide (Spanish, English)
    • A visit to the Anthropology Museum at Xalapa
    • A visit to San Carlos Fortress at Perote
    • Perote’s Downtown guided tour
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 3-8)
    • Infants (age 0-2): free of charge
    Meeting point:

    Pick-up from your hotel in Veracruz or Boca de Río. You will indicate your pickup location at checkout

    What to remember
    • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place
    • The use of a face mask is mandatory
    • Pick-up available from most downtown hotels in Veracruz or Boca del Río
    • Bring your identity document
    • Comfortable clothes and shoes recommended
    • You should bring sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat and carry extra cash
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    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Amphibian Operadora Turistica
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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