Tour in Veracruz, 5 attractives: Enjoy five of the top attractions in Veracruz with this special package. Visit the fortress of San Juan de Ulua, the Aquarium, the Wax Museum, the Ripley Museum and enjoy a tram ride on through the old town. This unbeatable combination boasts tickets and tours that allow you to enjoy several attractions with five of the best tourist activities Veracruz.
Visit the historic fortress of San Juan de Ulua for a guided tour. Explore this impregnable star-shaped bastion that has stood sentry over Veracruz harbour since the 1530s. Among the intriguing buildings behind the fort’s thick walls are a palace and former prison. The tour lasts about two-and-a-half hours.
On the other side of the harbour is Veracruz Aquarium, where you can immerse yourself in the area’s marine life. See the manatee exhibit, the shark tank, the reefs, the dolphinarium and the ever popular Los Tuxtlas jungle. Visits last about 75 minutes.
The Veracruz Wax Museum boasts more than 130 waxworks of world-famous figures such as Michael Jackson, Mahatma Gandhi, Barack Obama and Angelina Jolie as well as local favourites such as Salma Hayek, Cantinflas and Pancho Villa. A visit takes some 40 minutes.
The Ripley Museum boasts an eclectic collection that is sure to amaze you. See a miniature circus, dazzling jewels, a bed of nails and fertility kings. A visit takes some 40 minutes.
Enjoy a journey back in time with a 40-minute tram ride through the historic city centre that takes in more than 20 sights and attractions.
Meeting/pick-up point: The ticket office outside the Tourist Tram Plaza, Veracruz Aquarium, at midday.
Start/opening time: At 12.30pm.