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Festival Internacional del Globo en León

The International Balloon Festival, based in Leon, Guanajuato Mexico, is one of the 3 main events Ballooning in the world, with over 200 balloons flying full of color and amazing shows, for the whole family.
Start your adventure from Mexico city at night and then spend the whole day at Leon to enjoy enchanted festival, the culture of the city and time for shopping!!
The FIG is one of a kind…You can't miss it!

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  • What's included :
    • Bilingual Tour Conductor Spanish /English
    • Visit to Leon
    • Free time for shopping
    • Travel insurance aboard Unit
    • Admission to Balloon Festival, sighting of inflation and takeoff of hot air balloons
    • Visit to enigmatic Expiatory temple in Leon
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Meals or drinks

  • Day 1: Saturday November 14th.

    Stop At: Leon, Leon, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
    21:15 hrs Appointment on De la Republic Avenue 154, in front of the Old Offices of ISSSTE, we will travel from Mexico City at night to dawn in León, Guanajuato to get to the Balloon Festival and enjoy the show.
    Duration: 5 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Sunday November 15th.

    Stop At: Leon, Leon, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast
    05:30 hrs. Arrival in León Guanajuato with destination to the world famous Balloon Festival, you will have access to the metropolitan park and you will have free time to enjoy the spectacle of the balloons and the programmed events of the festival.
    10:30 hrs. After the Balloon Festival we will start with a trip to the center of León, to know Puerta de León, which was previously the only entry and exit of León. Continuation towards one of the most beautiful buildings in the city of León, the Expiatory Temple dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, its construction lasted more than 90 years beginning in 1921. With a neo-Gothic architecture, it is one of the largest representations of this style in the country.

    14:00 hrs We left for Plaza Mulza Outlet of the footwear considered as the outlet "specialized in leather and footwear largest in Latin America". Free time for food or shopping

    16:00 hrs Appointment for the return to Mexico City.
    23:30 hrs Approximate arrival to Mexico City.

    Duration: 10 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Av. de la República 154, Tabacalera, Cuauhtémoc, 06030 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
    Departure Time :
    9:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Punctuality is recommended to be able to enjoy all the activities
    • Follow indications of local guides and coordinators for safety and logistics
    • Bring sun block, hat and sunglasses.
    • Comfortable clothes and shoes
    • Extra money for personal expenses
    • Consider the lack of a telephone signal
    • Consider blanket and pillow for night travel for comfort.
    • Consult regulations of the Metropolitan Park of León
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Sanitary Protocols against Covid-19
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


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Organised by Mexitours

Activity ID: V-5232P47

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