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Self-drive Mexico tour to Yucatan and Chiapas

Tour - Car and motorcycle self drive - Mexico, Cancun

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Are you looking for a holiday in total freedom? This tour and vacation offer in Yucatan and Chiapas, perhaps the most culturally interesting areas of Mexico and Central America thanks to the Mayan archaeological ruins and the charming landscapes, will make you rent a car and travel freely around this unique lands, discovering its most interesting corners, surrounded by colorful colonial cities, ancient temples and pyramids of the pre-columbian civilizations. It will be an unforgettable trip, following an entirely self-drive itinerary.

Here are the highlights of the vacation:

  • Visit beautiful Cancun, overlooking the Caribbean Sea, one of the main tourist destinations in Mexico
  • Explore the archaeological sites of Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Chicannà and Palenque with their important evidence of the Mayan civilization
  • Visit the picturesque colonial cities of Campeche and Merida

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  1. Cancun-Chichen Itza-Merida

    Day 2
    Cancun-Chichen Itza-Merida

    In the morning pick up the car at the hotel and depart to Merida, stopping enroute to visit Chichen Itza, the Mayan capital of Yucatan, where you can admire the ruins which are nowadays famous all around the world, such as Kukulkan pyramid. Arrive in Merida in the late afternoon and check in to the hotel.

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  2. Merida-Uxmal-Campeche

    Day 3
    Merida-Uxmal-Campeche

    The first stop is scheduled at the archaeological site in Uxmal, one of the most important testimonies of the Mayan civilization. In the afternoon arrive in Campeche, the capital city of the state bearing the same name. Check in to the hotel.

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  3. Villahermosa-Agua Azul- Palenque

    Day 5
    Villahermosa-Agua Azul- Palenque

    Transfer from Villahermosa to Palenque (around 2 hours), then you'll start the climb on Chiapas mountains, crossing green valleys. Recommended stop at Agua Azul waterfalls. Return to Palenque and check in to the hotel. In the afternoon visit Palenque archaeological area, still partly hidden by the tropical jungle and full of charm and pyramids.

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  4. Palenque-Chicannà

    Day 6
    Palenque-Chicannà

    The visit to Palenque archaeological area is also possible this morning before leaving Chiapas and heading south to Campeche state to reach Chicannà, where many of the archaeological sites of this area are located (others are Kalakmul and Xpujil). Overnight in the hotel.

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  5. Chicannà - Mayan Riviera or Cancun

    Day 7
    Chicannà - Mayan Riviera or Cancun

    From Chicannà you'll set off north. We recommend to stop and visit splendid Bacalar lagoon, just outside Chetumal, or Tulum archaeological site. Arrive in Cancun or at the Mayan Riviera and check in to the hotel (not included).

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  6. Car drop-off

    Day 8
    Car drop-off

    In the morning a representative will come to your hotel reception to pick up the car. End of tour.

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