Mexico Tour - Caribbean Sea, the Mayas, the mountains of Chiapas
This wonderful tour in Mexico is a dream vacation discovering the gem of Central America, starting off from the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, passing through ancient Mayan ruins and admiring picturesque natural and mountainous landscapes of this charming land. It will be a journey that you'll find extremely hard to forget!Read more
This wonderful tour in Mexico is a dream vacation discovering the gem of Central America, starting off from the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, passing through ancient Mayan ruins and admiring picturesque natural and mountainous landscapes of this charming land. It will be a journey that you'll find extremely hard to forget!
Here are the highlights of the tour:
Arrive at Cancun international airport and transfer to the hotel. Overnight.
Morning departure to Merida stopping enroute to visit Chichen Itza, the capital of the Mayan state in Yucatan, where you can admire ruins that are now famous all over the world such as Kukulkan Pyramid. Lunch in a restaurant. Arrive in Merida in the late afternoon and overnight in the hotel.
The first stop today is scheduled at Uxmal archaeological site, one of the most important testimonies of the Mayan civilization. Lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon arrive in Campeche, the capital of the state bearing the same name, and check in to the hotel. Time permitting, you'll visit the city, still enclosed and fortified with towers and walls and still retaining a strong colonial flavour.
Travel to Palenque and check in to the hotel on arrival. Lunch. In the afternoon visit Palenque archaeological site, still partly hidden in the tropical jungle and full of charm and pyramids.
In the early morning travel to Corozal village, situated on the Mexican border, crossing a beautiful forest. Upon arrival board a motor launch and sail along Usumacinta river for around one hour before reaching the ancient Mayan city located on the edge of the forest, Yaxchilan, a place where silence is only broken by the howling of little monkeys and the flight of birds.
The tour of this marvellous charming city will last approximately two hours, at the end you'll sail back to Corozal where you'll have lunch. Later return to Palenque.
Today you'll climb the mountains of Chiapas crossing green valleys. Stop over at Agua Azul waterfalls for a picnic lunch. Arrive in San Cristobal and check in to the hotel.
Visit to the native communities of San Juan Chamela and Zinacantan. Afternoon at leisure to visit San Cristobal and go shopping.
Early morning transfer to Chapa de Corzo to board a motor launch and admire world-famous Sumidero Canyon. At the end transfer to Tuxtla Gutierrez airport.
Departing every day of the year, min. 2 people. The tour is run with two guides, one escorting the group from Cancun to Palenque and the other from Palenque to Tuxtla Gutierrez.