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Maya highlights of Mexico

11 days from £3,270pp

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

Itinerary highlights

  • Marvel at the jungle-clad Maya pyramids of Palenque.

  • Explore cosmopolitan Merida with its pretty squares, museums and elegant mansions.

  • Visit the spectacular Maya sites of Uxmal and Chichen Itza.

  • Relax on a pristine beach near the crumbling ruins of Tulum.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Villahermosa
  • Palenque
  • Villahermosa
  • Merida
  • Chichén Itzá
  • Tulum

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

Day 1 Palenque

International outbound flight , Villahermosa , Palenque

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Villahermosa. You will be met at the airport by your guide and driven to Palenque.

Day 2 Palenque

Palenque

Your English speaking guide will take you on a private tour of Palenque. The situation of these ruins amid the jungle with wildlife clearly visible and audible make it arguably the most atmospheric Mayan site in Mexico.

Day 3 Merida

Palenque , Villahermosa , Merida

Transfer back to the airport.

Day 4 Merida

Merida

This morning you will take a private guided tour of the lively city of Merida.

Day 5 Merida

Merida

Enjoy a guided tour to the archaeological sites of Uxmal and Kabah. These are quieter than some of the more famous sites in the area and the buildings, especially the pyramid of the magician, are spectacular.

Day 6 Chichén Itzá

Merida , Chichén Itzá

Transfer to Chichen Itza.

Day 7 Tulum

Chichén Itzá , Tulum

Voted one of the 7 New Wonders of the World in 2007, Chichen Itza doesn't disappoint. Your guide will be at your hotel early so that you can avoid the crowds and make the most of this incredible archaeological site. Transfer on to Tulum after.

Day 8 Tulum

Tulum

Most people just want to relax and enjoy the beach, but you might want to tour the Mayan ruins of Tulum or swim in one of the freshwater Cenotes that dot the area.

Day 11 International return flight

Tulum , International return flight

Transfer to the airport in Cancun. Your return flight will arrive the same day.


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Merida
 
 
 
Chichén Itzá
 
 
 
Tulum