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Trip offered by Veronica Travel expert in Mexico

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Is there a country more colorful than Mexico? The answer is no! This tailormade tour will make you delve deep into the flavors, the tastes and the traditions of one of the most fascinating countries of Central America!

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Is there a country more colorful than Mexico? The answer is no! This tailormade tour will make you delve deep into the flavors, the tastes and the traditions of one of the most fascinating countries of Central America!

We'll make you walk through the colorful streets of the colonial towns, where the architectures still recall the Spanish style in San Cristobal de las Casas, Campeche and Merida.

We'll make you explore the lively old center of Mexico City, the Zocalo, traveling then back in time to the Mayan world, between Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Palenque and Teotihuacan archaeological sites.

And to end your trip, after this immersion in the colors of Mexico, you can relax on the warm beaches of the Mayan Riviera.

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Transfer by car

    Welcome to Mexico City! You will be amazed by the size of the city from the moment you arrive. Meet and greet with a local representative and transfer to your hotel. As the country´s capital, the "Distrito Federal" is a mosaic of contrasts but most of all an experience in which all of Mexico comes together. It’s the perfect place to start your trip in Mexico.

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  • 2
    Mexico City tour
    Day 2 Transfer by car
    Mexico City tour

    Breakfast in the hotel and city tour including the famous Museum of Anthropology and History, the National Palace, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the historic center, the Zocalo square. Return to the hotel and free time.

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  • 3
    Mexico City - Teotihuacan - Virgen of Guadeloupe Shrine
    Day 3 Transfer by car
    Mexico City - Teotihuacan - Virgen of Guadeloupe Shrine

    Breakfast in the hotel and departure to the venerated shrine of Guadeloupe Virgen, the second most visited religious place in the world. In the afternoon visit Teotihuacan archaeological site, where you will see the impressing Sun and Moon pyramids, unique historic symbols. Return to the hotel and free time.

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  • 4
    Mexico City - Sumidero Canyon - San Cristobal de las Casas
    Day 4 Transfer by car
    Mexico City - Sumidero Canyon - San Cristobal de las Casas

    In the early morning you will depart to the beautiful state of Chiapas. Transfer to Mexico City Airport for a flight to Tuxtla Gutierrez. Upon arrival, pick-up for a transfer to your hotel in San Cristobal de las Casas. On the way you will stop for a boat ride through the Sumidero Canyon, measuring a thousand meters at its highest point.  Afterwards, before arriving in San Cristobal de las Casas, you will also pass through the historically important town Chiapa de Corzo. Included: Breakfast.

  • 5
    San Cristobal de las Casas - Zinacatan - San Juan Chamula
    Day 5 Transfer by car
    San Cristobal de las Casas - Zinacatan - San Juan Chamula

    In the morning visit the city, the market and the native communities of San Juan Chamula and Zinacantan. Afternoon at leisure.
     

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  • 6
    San Cristobal de las Casas - Agua Azul - Palenque
    Day 6 Transfer by car
    San Cristobal de las Casas - Agua Azul - Palenque

    Breakfast at the hotel and check out heading to Palenque. En route stop at Agua Azul waterfalls, tucked away in the jungle, where you can have a refreshing swim. Continue to the old Mayan city of Palenque with accommodation in a hotel. Afternoon and evening at leisure to discover the town center.

  • 7
    Palenque - Campeche
    Day 7 Transfer by car
    Palenque - Campeche

    Breakfast. Morning dedicated to visiting the ruins, surrounded by thick jungle: monuments include the Temple of the Inscriptions, built on a series of pyramids and tomb of famous king Pakal, the great palace with the tower, probably an observatory, and the Temple of the Cross. Lunch.

    In the afternoon travel to Campeche, with a short stop at the old town with a typical colonial atmosphere. Check in to the hotel.

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  • 8
    Campeche - Uxmal - Merida
    Day 8 Transfer by car
    Campeche - Uxmal - Merida

    Breakfast at the hotel and departure to "Ruta Puuc", the "land of the hills" in the Mayan language, where you'll come across Uxmal archaeological site, featuring examples of local Puuc architecture, which is one of the most harmonious and well- proportioned of the Mayan world. The emblem of this style is Chac the God of Rain, represented on the small columns in relief and numerous masks, once considered a god to be venerated constantly given the scarcity of rainfalls and waterways in the area.

    Continue to the capital of Yucatan, Merida, called "Ciudad Blanca". Accommodation in hotel and guided city tour, with a walk in the historic center and visit to Plaza Mayor and Casa de Montejo. Despite being a modern city, Merida still manages to preserve the charm of a colonial center which, with its buildings, churches and theaters in French and Spanish style. Dinner at leisure and overnight.

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  • 9
    Merida - Chichen Itza - Mayan Riviera
    Day 9 Transfer by car
    Merida - Chichen Itza - Mayan Riviera

    Breakfast at the hotel and departure to the archaeological site simbolizing the Mayan civilization of the Yucatan Peninsula, Chichen Itza, the most famous in the world and considered one of the seven wonders. The site is divided into three groups (Central, Norte and Sur) and the visit includes the famous Castillo, a pyramid erected in honor of God Kukulkan, the round astrological observatory, the temple of the warriors and the field of the "Juego de la Pelota", a bizarre religious game played with elbows, hips and knees. Continue to the Mayan Riviera and overnight in the chosen hotel.

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Return transfers airport - hotel
    • Domestic flight from Mexico City to Tuxla Gutierrez
    • Organized transport for all the duration of the trip by car, minivan or van depending on the total number of participants
    • Guide for all the tour
    • Entry tickets to all sites mentioned in the program
    • 3 overnights at Hotel Hampton Inn 4* in Mexico City, double room and breakfast included
    • 2 overnights at Hotel Casa Vieja 4* (or similar) in San Cristobal de las Casas, double room and breakfast included
    • 1 overnight at Hotel Ciudad Real Palenque (or similar) 4* in Palenque, double room and breakfast included
    • 1 overnight at Hotel Ocean View 4* (or similar) in Campeche, double room and breakfast included
    • 1 overnight at Hotel El Castellano 4* (or similar) in Merida, double room and breakfast included

     

    Price does not include

    • International flights
    • No extra meal apart from breakfast in the hotels
    • Extra transfers or taxi service
    • All that is not included in "the price includes" section