Excursions

Xalapa Semester Excursions

BCA Study Abroad excursions are offered throughout the semester and include locations chosen to help students explore Mexican life and culture. Excursions vary by semester, but some of the possible excursions include:

Day trips

  • La Antigua
  • Volcancillo (an extinct volcanic cráter and cave system not far from Xalapa)
  • Cantona archaeological site
  • El Lencero (1800s ex-hacienda)
  • Chachalacas beach
  • Conquest period sites: Villa Rica, Quiahuitztlan, Cempoala
  • Mexico City (various destinations within and the city)
  • Puebla
  • Tlaxcala
  • The port city of Veracruz
  • El Tajín and the Costa Esmeralda (beach)
  • Ecotourism in the Tuxtlas Mountains
  • Cuetzalan, Puebla
  • Cofre de Perote and La Malinche mountains

BCA excursions are included in your program fee.