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Maya highlights of Mexico

11 days from $4,410pp

What is tailor made? 100% custom | Exceptional experiences | Hand-picked guides | Lodging with character | Designed to your schedule, budget & interests

    Places visited:

  • Villahermosa
  • Palenque
  • Merida
  • Chichén Itzá
  • Tulum
  • 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.

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What our specialists say...

A comprehensive guided tour of some of Mexico's most spectacular ancient ruins, taken at a pleasant pace and with added time to explore the lively city of Merida and pristine beaches near Tulum.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Villahermosa
  • Palenque
  • Villahermosa
  • Merida
  • Chichén Itzá
  • Tulum

Itinerary idea in detail

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Day 1 Palenque

Villahermosa , Palenque

You will be met at the airport by your guide and driven to Palenque.

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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.

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Day 4 Merida

Merida

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

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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.

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Day 6 Chichén Itzá

Merida , Chichén Itzá

Transfer to Chichen Itza.

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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.

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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.

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Day 11 Return home

Tulum

Transfer to the airport in Cancun.

Oaxaca

Contact a specialist

The specialist who designs your trip to Mexico will have explored the country many times and, in some cases, lived there. Their first-hand knowledge gives us the belief that no other travel company can match our expertise in helping you plan your trip. Your dedicated specialist will take the time to understand your preferences and build them into an itinerary to match, working to your budget. He or she will keep perfecting it until you’re completely happy and ready to book.

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