There’s no question that Mexico has a lot more to offer travelers than just tacos and tequila. You will also be amazed by the music, history and people here. Cities, beaches, jungles and, last but not least, the tasty mole sauce await you on this 14-day adventure tour. Relax on the beach, discover Mayan ruins and wander through old colonial cities – this trip is the ideal introductory course in Mexico, without the annoying test at the end. According to COUNTRYAAH, Mexico is one of the three countries in North America.
This is a group tour operated by G Adventures. Of course, this round trip can also be carried out as an individual trip. We would be happy to work out a round trip for you that is tailored to your interests and budget.
Day 1: International flight & arrival in Mexico City
Arrival at Mexico City airport. You will be picked up and taken to your hotel.
Day 2: Mexico City
Free time to explore the city. Optionally, check out the sprawling Zócalo (main square), visit the Frida Kahlo Museum in dynamic Coyoacán, or admire impressive Mayan and Aztec artifacts in the National Museum of Anthropology.
Day 3 – 4: Teotihuacan / Puebla
Today we start early for a guided tour of the old city of Teotihuacan. Climb the pyramid of the sun and the pyramid of the moon and enjoy a fantastic view over the ruins as a reward for your effort. Trip to Puebla and orientation walk in the city center. Use a free day to explore the city. Optionally, you can visit a ceramic workshop, see the pyramid in nearby Cholula, taste local specialties or watch a “Lucha Libre” (Mexican wrestling) fight in the evening.
Day 5 – 6: Oaxaca
Travel south to beautiful Oaxaca. Get to know the city on an orientation walk and visit one of its extensive markets. Free time the next day to explore the ruins of Monte Alban, learn how to make moles in a cooking class, buy handmade souvenirs in the nearby craft villages or taste mezcal at a local distillery. Beware of the worm!
7th – 8th day: Palenque
Flight to Villahermosa and transfer to Palenque. The next day, enjoy a guided tour of the Mayan ruins of Palenque in the jungle of Chiapas. Optional afternoon jungle walk.
Day 9-10: Mérida
Travel to the Yucatán Peninsula with a stop in the historic coastal town of Campeche. Upon arrival in Mérida, learn about the city and its sights on an orientation walk. Free day to view this bustling city and area. Optionally, visit the Mayan ruins of Uxmal or explore the main square and historic buildings of Mérida.
Day 11: Chichén Itza / Valladolid
Explore the ancient Mayan city of Chichén Itzá on a guided tour. Then it goes on to the idyllic small town of Valladolid. Opportunity to cool off while swimming in a nearby cenote, a sinkhole filled with water.
Day 12-13: Playa del Carmen
Travel to Playa del Carmen, where you can relax on the beaches of the Riviera Maya. Enjoy dinner in a G Adventures-supported restaurant and social establishment with an art program for young people. Optionally, you can explore the Mayan ruins of Tulúm the next day or simply enjoy the beach and sea!
Day 14: Playa del Carmen / journey home
Even the most beautiful vacation comes to an end. Today it is time to say goodbye to Mexico. Transfer to the airport and return home.