Wonders Of Mexico

Highlights

Mexico City - San Cristobal De Las Casas - Agua Azul - Palenque - Campeche - Merida - Chichen-Itza

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Dates

Prices*

Single Supp

1st Jan to 10th Dec 2022


Departures from 11th to 17th April & 24th to 30th Oct 2022 are subject to surcharge


Monday departures

£1,485 / $1,860

£290 / $360

*Price per person based on twin/double share

Full Itinerary

DAY 1: MEXICO CITY.

Arrival into Mexico City. Time at leisure to explore.


DAY 2: MEXICO CITY (B).

Tour of the magnificent Mexico City built on top of the ruins of Tenochtitlan, the Aztec capital. Stopping at the Zocalo (main square), the Catedral Metropolitana, and Palacio Nacional which hosts Diego Rivera’s murals depicting the history of Mexico. From the city continue to the archaeological site of Teotihuacan, located 50km northeast of Mexico City, one of the most impressive cities of the ancient world, held sacred by the Aztecs. Explore its temples, palaces, and pyramids, including the Quetzalapa lotl Palace Complex, the Temple of the Feathered Conches, the Pyramid of the Moon, and the immense Pyramid of the Sun.


DAY 3: MEXICO CITY - TUXTLA GUTIERREZ - SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS (B).

Fly to Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas. Transfer to the dock at Chiapa de Corzo for touring in a boat through the Sumidero Canyon. Visit Chiapa de Corzo, a town that was the first settlement founded by the Spaniards. Following Chiapa de Corzo arrive at San Cristobal de las Casas.


DAY 4: SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS (B).

Walking tour of the colonial city centre of San Cristobal de las Casas. Visiting the cathedral, and the impressive 16th century Dominican church Templo de Santo Domingo. Transfer to the Chiapas highlands, to the Tzotzil Indian villages of San Juan Chamula and Zinacantan.

Afternoon at leisure (optional excursions available to book).


DAY 5: SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS - AGUA AZUL - PALENQUE (B).

Early departure to Palenque. Stopping in Agua Azul to enjoy the stunning scenery of more than 500 turquoise waterfalls, surrounded by the jungle.


DAY 6: PALENQUE - CAMPECHE (B).

Visit to the archaeological site of Palenque, a World Heritage Site, located 7km from Palenque. The site is surrounded by rainforest where toucans and howler monkeys live. Explore the magnificent ruins, including the Temple of the Inscriptions, the Temple of the Sun, and The Palace.


DAY 7: CAMPECHE - UXMAL - MERIDA (B).

Visit the archaeological site of Uxmal. Explore the magnificent buildings, including the House of the Magician - which dominates the site, the Nunnery, and the House of Turtles. Continue to Merida.


DAY 8: MERIDA - CHICHEN ITZA - CANCUN, RIVIERA MAYA OR TULUM (B).

Trip to the archaeological site of Chichen Itza, located 120 km east of Merida. Chichen Itza is the best restored of Yucatan’s Mayan sites. Explore the magnificent ruins set in a dense jungle, including the Pyramid of Kukulcan, the Great Ball Court, and the Sacred Cenote. After Chichen Itza transfer to the beach location of your choice.


WHAT’S INCLUDED

Accommodation - 7 nights in minimum 3-star hotels.

Meals - As specified in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).

Luggage - One normal suitcase and one handbag per person

Transfers - all airport transfers from arrival on Day 1 to final day (assuming specific group flights booked).

Tours (with local bilingual English-speaking guides) - Mexico City: Half day city tour.  Chiapa de Corzo: Sumidero Canyon boat tour. San Cristobel de las Casas: Half day city tour. Palenque: Tour of the archaeological site.  Campeche: Trip to Uxmal archaeological site. Chichen Itaz: Tour of the archaeological site.


WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

International flights and airport taxes to join the tour.

Internal flights and airport taxes within the tour (specific flights will be advised).

Tips for local guides / drivers.

Early Check-in / Late Check-out.

Travel insurance..


NOTES

  • Check required group flights at time of booking.

  • Tour prices are based on shared group services (not private services).

  • Passport copies required 30 days prior to arrival for all passengers.

Itinerary

DAY 1:  Arrival - Mexico City

DAY 2:  Mexico City

DAY 3:  Mexico City - Tuxtla Gutierrez - San Cristobal De Las Casas

DAY 4:  San Cristobal De Las Casas

DAY 5:  San Cristobal De Las Casas - Agua Azul - Palenque

DAY 6:  Palenque - Campeche

DAY 7:  Campeche - Uxmal - Merida

DAY 8:  Depart Merida - Chichen Itza - Cancun, Riviera Maya Or Tulum

Interests
Antiques & Bric-à-brac
WONDERS OF MEXICO
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