Great Mexico ** Prices from 1380 **

  • Destination: Latin America, Mexico
  • Duration: 12 days
  • Price: £1380

A great tour with the best of Mexico for unforgettable holidays! Visit Mexico City, Puebla, Oaxaca, Tuxtla Gutierrez, San Cristobal de las Casas, Palanque, Campeche, Merida and Riviera Maya!

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Day 1
Mexico city

Arrival at Mexico City International Airport and transfer to hotel Melia Reforma or similar accommodation.

Day 2
Mexico City

City tour includes: Plaza de la Constitución (The Constitution Plaza) known as Zócalo, among which is the Cathedral. The Palacio Nacional (National Palace), headquarter of the Presidency of Mexico, where visitors can admire murals painted by Diego Rivera. One of the main and most recently discovered attractions is the Templo Mayor, the temple of the Aztec capital. Brief stop at the Guadalupe Shrine.The tour continues to Teotihuacán, named by the Aztecs as “the where the Gods are born”. This location includes three great constructions: The Pyramid of the Sun, Pyramid of the Moon and the Citadel; all of them were built over the so called “Calzada de los Muertos” (Road of the Dead). Lunch in restaurant .Return to Mexico City and accommodation.

Day 3
Mexico City, Puebla, Oaxaca

Visit the beautiful and colonial city of Puebla; visit of the Santo Domingo church, where it is possible to visit the Rosario Chapel, one of the biggest works of the mexican baroque art. Lunch in restaurant. In the afternoon the tour proceeds to Oaxaca by bus. Arrival and accommodation.

Day 4

Day dedicated to the city and Monte Alban.In the morning visit of the city known as the “Patriots Cradle” that includes the Zocalo, where the Cathedral and the Santo Domingo Church are ubicated; then continue to the old Santa Catalina from Siena friary and to the local market, one of the most typical of the region. Lunch in restaurant. In the afternoon visit of the famous archeological site of Monte Alban, ceremonial center built on a hill and rich in pyramids, tombs and sunken reliefs. Return to hotel and accommodation.

Day 5
Oaxaca, Tuxtla Gutiérrez

In the morning departure to Mitla, ancient Mixtec center. Visit of the archeological site, place founded by Zapotec and also used by Mixtecan for their ceremonies in which visitors can see geometrical decorations with abstract drawings; In the tour continue to Tehuantepec (4 hours). Lunch In the afternoon the tour proceeds to Tuxtla Gutiérrez, capital of the State of Chiapas (5 hours). Arrival, dinner and accommodation in hotel Camino Real o similar.

Day 6
Tuxtla Gutiérrez , San Cristóbal de las Casas

Transfer to the Cahuaré wharf to enjoy a launch boat trip through the Cañón del Sumidero (Sumidero Canyon) ; the altitude and the beauty of the place will make the experience unforgettable. Lunch in restaurant. After that the tour continues to San Cristóbal de las Casas. Arrival and accommodation at hotel VM Villa Mercedes San Cristobal or similar. Afternoon free. Dinner at hotel.

Day 7
San Cristóbal de las Casas

In the morning visit to one of the most typical local markets where hundreds of Indigenous people sell their hand-made products every day; the tour continues to the Baroque Santo Domingo Church founded in 1547. Then visitors will meet the Indigenous communities of San Juan Chamula and Zinacantán; the San Juan Chamula community is particularly linked to this church where ceremonies were celebrated that had a great influence of paganism. The Indigenous population of Zinacantan, is different in that it is very loyal to the Catholic faith. Return to San Cristóbal.

Day 8
San Cristóbal de las Casas, Palenque

Departure to Palenque with a stop at the Agua Azul (Blue Water) waterfalls; the trip will last approximately 5 hours on a mountain road and on the road the visitors can enjoy the abudant vegetation of this Chiapanecan (from the State of Chiapas) zone. Lunch in a rustic restaurant or box lunch. Arrival at Palenque and check-in in the hotel Ciudad Real or similar. Dinner at hotel.

Day 9
Palenque, Campeche

Visit of the Palenque archaeological site. Its most important temple is called Templo de las Inscripciones (Temple of the Inscriptions), and here the explorers discovered Pakal’s tomb with his famous jade mask. Lunch in restaurant. Campeche keeps a Colonial mood thanks to its gorgeous houses and austere churches. After visiting the city, tourists will check-in at hotel Plaza Campeche or similar.

Day 10
Campeche, Mérida

Departure to Mérida and during the trip visit to the Uxmal archaeological site. The tour continues heading to Mérida, also known as the “White City”, which has Colonial houses as well as houses that date from the beginning of the century in the Arabic, French and Italian styles. Stop at Mérida’s Zócalo, where visitors can admire the city’s main monuments: the Cathedral, the Government’s Palace, the Municipal Palace and the Francisco Montejo’s House. Check-in at hotel Holiday Inn or similar.

Day 11
Mérida, Riviera Maya

Departure to visit Chichén Itzá archaeological site. Visitors can admire the impressive buildings of the northern and central archaeological sites, such as: the Kukulcán Temple, the Ball Game, the Observatory, the Warrior’s Temple, the Convent of the Nuns and the Sacred Cenote. Lunch at Chichén Itzá in restaurant. The trip to Riviera Maya continues in the afternoon. Arrival and accommodation.

Day 12
Riviera Maya

Transfer to the Cancun International airport.


Alternative Accomodation
Grand Palladium Colonial Resort & Spa Standard
Casa Catrina Oaxaca
Melia Mexico City
Grand Palladium Colonial Resort & Spa Riviera Maya


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  • Price information  12 Days from £1415pp in double room, flight not included in the value. Price is subject to availability and exchange rate. Price includes: hotels (or similar accommodation), meals, transfers and entrances to the archaeological sites and museums mentioned in the program.

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