South-Eastern Mexico (Flights not included)

MEXICO CITY / TEOTIHUACAN / PUEBLA / OAXACA / TEHUANTEPEC / SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS / VILLAHERMOSA / PALENQUE / CAMPECHE / MERIDA / CHICHEN ITZA / CANCUN

11 days

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10 nights
Classic Programs
Mexico
11

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10
Classic Programs
Mexico
  • Day 1 Mexico City IN
  • Day 2 Mexico City
  • Day 3 Mexico City / Teotihuacan / Puebla
  • Day 4 Puebla / Oaxaca
  • Day 5 Oaxaca / Mitla / Tehuantepec
  • Day 6 Tehuantepec / Sumidero Canyon / San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Day 7 San Cristóbal de las Casas / Villahermosa / Palenque
  • Day 8 Palenque / Campeche
  • Day 9 Campeche / Merida
  • Day 10 Merida / Chichen Itza / Cancun
  • Day 11 Cancun

Useful Information

  • Guaranteed departure by 2 participants
  • Groups of maximum 15 pax
  • Assistance during the trip from our on-site team, all tourism professionals.
  • The services of a local English speaking guide throughout the tour in Mexico (except the free day in Playa del Carmen).
  • Visit Mexico City, where the largest collection of pre-Columbian treasures is located.
  • Visit the site of Teotihuacan, the “City of the Gods” to admire the pyramids of the Sun and the Moon.
  • Exploration of the main archaeological sites of Mexico: Monte Alban, Palenque, Uxmal and Chichen Itza.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Mexico City IN

Welcome to Mexico!

Arrival at Mexico International Airport

Mexico City is considered one of the largest cities in the world, on a par with Seoul and Tokyo. The city was originally built on an island in the Texcoco Lake by the Aztecs in 1325 under the name of Tenochtitlan, which was nearly destroyed in the 1521 Siege of Tenochtitlan, and later redesigned and rebuilt according to Spanish planning standards.

Transfer to hotel.

Check-in at the ESTORIL*** or SIMILAR hotel (standard room)

Dinner not included and overnight stay in hotel.

 

**NB: Please note that flights must arrive at Terminal 1 of Benito Juárez International Airport in Mexico City between 6.50pm and 7.15pm; in case of arrival on a different flight, an additional transfer will be charged.

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Day 2 Mexico City

Breakfast at the hotel

Visit the National Museum of Anthropology (closed on Mondays).
Considered one of the most beautiful museums in the world, a large modern building dating back to 1963 with a central courtyard half covered by a sculpted umbrella-shaped dome, it is the work of the Mexican architect Pedro Ramirez Vasquez.

Lunch not included

Visit the city's Zocalo
The Zócalo is the main square in the heart of the historic center of Mexico City and is one of the largest city squares in the world.
You'll discover the Metropolitan Cathedral, built in sections from 1573 to 1813 around the original church that was built soon after the Spanish conquest of Tenochtitlán. Also admire El Palacio Nacional: it was the seat of the federal executive in Mexico. It preserves Diego Rivera's murals that adorn the main staircase and secondfloor walls

Dinner not included and overnight stay in hotel

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Day 3 Mexico City / Teotihuacan / Puebla

Breakfast at the hotel

Departure for the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City, with more than 20 million pilgrims every year, it is the most visited Catholic monument after the Vatican City.

Discovery of Juan Diego's coat, which was printed on the image of the Virgin Mary after her appearance. After first coming to Mexico in January 1999, Pope John Paul II returned in July 2002 to canonize the indigenous
Juan Diego who converted to Christianity and implored her maternal assistance and invoked as Mother of the Americas.

Towards Teotihuacan

Lunch not included

Visit the archaeological site of Teotihuacan, which was the most populated and dynamic city in the central valley. The temple of Quetzalcoatl, as well as the two imposing pyramids of the Sun and the Moon are immutable witnesses of its glorious past. At the top of the pyramids you can have a super view that encompasses the entire plain.

Visit an obsidian workshop and taste "pulque", a pre-Hispanic Mexican drink.

Departure for Puebla

Dinner not included and overnight at COLONIAL PUEBLA *** or SIMILAR hotel

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Day 4 Puebla / Oaxaca

American breakfast in the hotel

Departure for Oaxaca

Lunch not included

Departure for Monte Alban. Founded about 500 years before the birth of Christ, the city grew and dominated the valleys of Oaxaca until 750 AD. For over a millennium it was the capital of the "people of the clouds", the
Zapotecs. Monte Albán was the epicenter of their culture and a place of divine worship. It is the largest archaeological site in Oaxaca.

To the culturally rich city of Oaxaca, with its large number of colonial-era structures, as well as native Zapotec and Mixtec cultures and archaeological sites.

Check-in at MISION SAN FELIPE*** or SIMILAR hotel (standard room)
Dinner included and overnight at hotel

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Day 5 Oaxaca / Mitla / Tehuantepec

American breakfast in the hotel

Visit the Tule Tree. Located in the church park in the center of the city of Santa María del Tule in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, about 9 km east of Oaxaca city on the road to Mitla.

Then, departure for Mitla. (Monday and Tuesday closed)

Mitla is one of the most important archaeological sites in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. The Mitla Archaeological Zone, located about 30 miles east of Oaxaca City, is located within the modern Zapotec city of San Pablo Villa de Mitla.

Lunch not included

Departure for Tehuantepec.

Check-in at CALLI*** or SIMILAR hotel.

Dinner not included

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Day 6 Tehuantepec / Sumidero Canyon / San Cristobal de las Casas

American breakfast in the hotel

Departure for Chiapa de Corzo.

Transfer to the "Sumidero Canyon" for the motorboat ride SIB SERVICE in the Sumidero canyon. It crosses the Grijalva River and has a height of 1000 m in its deepest parts.
Unfortunately defeated after the Spanish conquest, there are stories of how the Indians of the region preferred to throw themselves from the top of the canyon into the river rather than submit to the conquerors. This tour will offer you the chance to observe monkeys and crocodiles.

Lunch not included

Towards San Cristóbal de las Casas

Arrival and visit to the colonial city of San Cristobal

Check In at CATEDRAL*** or similar hotel (standard room)

Dinner not included and overnight at hotel

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Day 7 San Cristóbal de las Casas / Villahermosa / Palenque

Early departure for Villahermosa

Box breakfast

Arrival and visit to the La Venta museum.

Lunch not included

Towards Palenque

Arrival and Check-in at the TULIJA**** or SIMILAR hotel (standard room)

Dinner not included and overnight at hotel

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Day 8 Palenque / Campeche

American breakfast in the hotel

Visit the archaeological site of Palenque.

Deep in tropical rainforest, and extremely elaborate architectural richness, this place is probably one of th most exceptional archaeological sites in Mexico.

Lunch not included

Departure for Campeche

Arrival and visit the fortified city, founded in 1540. The fort was built in the 17th century.

Dinner not included and overnight at MISION AMERICA CAMPECHE*** or SIMILAR hotel

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Day 9 Campeche / Merida

American breakfast in the hotel

Departure for Merida

Lunch not included

Check In at RESIDENCIAL*** or similar hotel (standard room)

Dinner not included and overnight at hotel

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Day 10 Merida / Chichen Itza / Cancun

American breakfast in the hotel

Departure for Chichén Itza, the largest pre-Hispanic complex in Yucatan.
This ceremonial center was built in the classical period by the Maya, but was invaded in the post-classical period by Toltec warriors, who came from the central plateau.
The famous Kukulcan pyramid has inside an enlarged stone throne with a jaguar shape and jade eyes.

Lunch not included

Towards Cancun

Check In at FAIRFIELD*** or SIMILAR hotel – (standard room)

Dinner not included and overnight at hotel

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Day 11 Cancun

Breakfast at the hotel

Meeting with the guide and transport to the hotel lobby, according to the international flight schedule

Today you will be transferred to Cancun International Airport for your international flight

Late check-out not included

Lunch not included

 

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