Magical Mexico Adventure 17D/16N
Travel through Mexico on this classical route that takes you to see beautiful colonial towns with quaint cobblestone streets and indigenous marketplaces. See archaeological sites in Teotihuacan, Mitla, Monte Alban, Palenque, Uxmal, Chichen Itza and Tulum. Enjoy the natural wonders of Hierve el Agua petrified waterfalls, Sumidero Canyon, Agua Azul and Misol-Ha Waterfalls. Relax on some of Mexico’s best beaches in Puerto Escondido and Tulum.
- Discover Mexico’s natural and cultural wonders
- Climb ancient pyramids & learn about indigenous cultures
- Be amazed by spectacular natural landscapes & beaches
Max group size:
- Teotihuacan Early Morning Tour
- Hierve El Agua, Mitla & Tule Day Trip
- Monte Alban & Indigenous Villages Day Tour
- Sumidero Canyon Experience
- Indigenous Communities of San Juan Chamula & Zinacantan Day Tour
- Palenque Ruins, Agua Azul & Misol-Ha Waterfalls (San Cristobal to Palenque)
- Bonampak & Yaxchilan 2D/1N
- Uxmal & Cenotes Day Tour
- Chichen Itza Day Trip (from Merida to Tulum)
2023-12-05, 2023-12-07, 2023-12-10, 2023-12-12, 2023-12-14
Day 1: Mexico City, Mexico
Transfer from Mexico City to Mexico CityYou will be picked up at your accommodation/meeting point for your shuttle transfer to Mexico City, where you’ll be dropped off at your next accommodation/meeting point.
Day 2: Mexico City, Mexico
Discover the “City of the Gods,” Teotihuacan, at dawn, before the crowds arrive and immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of this ancient city with a knowledgeable guide. Enjoy a peaceful visit to the impressive archaeological site, stop at a local obsidian workshop for tastings, and indulge in a delicious traditional Mexican lunch.
Day 3: Mexico City - Oaxaca, Mexico
Transfer from Mexico City to OaxacaPlease make your own way to the bus station to catch your bus to Oaxaca.
Day 4: Oaxaca, Mexico
Explore the amazing petrified waterfalls of Hierve el Agua and go for a swim in the natural pools. Visit a gigantic 2,000 year-old tree in Tule and then gaze at beautiful carved stone structures in the Zapotec ruins of Mitla. Learn the process of making woolen rugs by hand in a local village and sip Mezcal, a popular Mexican liquor, at a local factory.
Day 5: Oaxaca - Puerto Escondido, Mexico
Come and explore the breathtaking ruins of Monte Alban. Continue on to a fascinating wood alebrijes carving village, then on to a 16th century Dominican ex-monastery, before finishing in San Bartolo Coyotepec, known for its black clay pottery.Transfer from Oaxaca to Puerto EscondidoPlease make your own way to the bus station to catch your bus to Puerto Escondido.
Day 6: Puerto Escondido, Mexico
Enjoy a free day to experience on your own
Day 7: Puerto Escondido, Mexico
Transfer from Puerto Escondido to San Cristobal de las CasasPlease make your own way to the bus station to catch your bus to San Cristobal.
Day 8: San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
Enjoy a free day to experience on your own
Day 9: San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring Sumidero Canyon on a boat trip to enjoy the sight of impressive waterfalls, enter mystical caves and see the cliff where Chiapanec Warriors committed suicide instead of being forced to surrender to the Spanish Conquistadores. Pass through the colonial town of Chiapa de Corzo on your way back to San Cristobal.
Day 10: San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
Immerse yourself in the indigenous communities of Chiapas living in the towns of Zinacantan and San Juan Chamula where you can experience their culture firsthand. Visit the local church and marketplaces where you will be overwhelmed by an explosion of colour and life.
Day 11: San Cristobal de las Casas - Palenque, Mexico
Swim in the refreshing waters of the multi-tiered limestone waterfalls in Agua Azul and take a walk in nature. At Misol-Ha, the river plunges 40 meters over the edge of a cliff offering you the chance to walk in the caves behind the stream. Explore the ancient Maya city of Palenque and climb the pyramids to look out over the lush green jungle setting.
Day 12: Yaxchilan, Mexico
Today you will discover the Bonampak ruins and the Yaxchilan archaeological site buried deep in the Lacandon Jungle.
Day 13: Palenque, Mexico
Transfer from Palenque to MeridaPlease make your own way to the bus station to catch your bus to Merida.You will be taken on a guided jungle hike before heading back to Palenque where the trip will come to an end.
Day 14: Merida, Mexico
Come and experience a beautiful eco-architectural and historical combination. Discover the Spanish architecture by visiting the beautiful Hacienda Yaxcopoil, swim in the crystal clear waters of the spectacular cenotes (sinkholes), and follow the sacred paths of the Mayas.
Day 15: Merida - Tulum, Mexico
Learn about the ancient ways of life in this well-preserved Mayan citadel with an English speaking guide. Ponder the disappearance of this archaeological site’s former inhabitants while you walk around these pre-Hispanic ruins. Recently added to the list of the 7 World Wonders, this is a site you don’t want to miss!
Day 16: Tulum - Cancun, Mexico
Transfer from Tulum to CancunPlease make your own way to the bus station to catch your bus to Cancun.
Day 17: Cancun, Mexico
Transfer from Cancun to CancunYou will be picked up at your accommodation/meeting point for your shuttle transfer to Cancun, where you’ll be dropped off at your next accommodation/meeting point.