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Classic Mexico tour

15 days from £4,825pp

What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Mexico City - the country's buzzing capital.

  • Palenque - Mexico's atmospheric Mayan ruins in the heart of the jungle.

  • Chichen Itza - the most famous of Mexico's Mayan ruins.

  • Mayan Riviera - long stretches of soft sandy beach.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Mexico City
  • Tuxtla
  • San Cristóbal de las Casas
  • Palenque
  • Villahermosa
  • Merida
  • Chichén Itzá
  • Isla Holbox

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 Mexico City

International outbound flight , Mexico City

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Mexico City. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a three night stay.

Day 2 Mexico City

Mexico City

Enjoy a full day tour of Mexico City including a visit to the city's famous Anthropological Museum.

Day 3 Mexico City

Mexico City

Today you will visit the immense ruins of Teotihuacan and the Shrine of Guadalupe.

Day 4 San Cristóbal de las Casas

Mexico City , Tuxtla , San Cristóbal de las Casas

Transfer to the airport for your domestic flight to Tuxtla. You will be met and driven to your hotel in San Cristobal de las Casas.

Day 5 San Cristóbal de las Casas

San Cristóbal de las Casas

Explore the markets and colonial centre today of San Cristobal de las Casas as part of a shared tour before visiting the fascinating local Indian villages to understand their age old traditions.

Day 6 Palenque

San Cristóbal de las Casas , Palenque

Transfer out of San Cristobal to Palenque with your Spanish speaking driver.

Day 7 Merida

Palenque , Villahermosa , Merida

This morning take a half day tour of the incredibly atmospheric ruins at Palenque in the heart of the jungle. This afternoon you will be taken to the airport ready for your flight this evening to Merida.

Day 8 Merida


Enjoy a full day tour to the Mayan sites of Uxmal and Kabah.

Day 9 Merida


This morning you will get to taste the best authentic street food on a tour through Merida's streets and lively markets. This afternoon is at leisure to explore - wander the cobbled streets, soak up the local atmosphere in one of the delightful street cafes and visit the central plaza.

Day 10 Chichén Itzá

Merida , Chichén Itzá

This morning take a shared transfer to the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site of Chichen Itza where you will check in to your hotel.

Day 11 Isla Holbox

Chichén Itzá , Isla Holbox

This morning before the crowds arrive take a private tour of Chichén Itzá with your guide. Following this you will have private transfer waiting for you, to take you to Chiquilá, approximately two to three hours away, where you will take the 20-minute public ferry across to Isla Holbox.

Day 12 Isla Holbox

Day 13 Isla Holbox

Day 14 International return flight

Isla Holbox , International return flight

Transfer to Cancun airport.

Day 15 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

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