The South East of Mexico by Bus

General information

8 days and 7 nights
Mexico (Playa del Carmen/Riviera Maya, Campeche, Palenque, Uxmal, San Cristobal De Las Casas)
Mexico (Cancun)


With English speaking tour leader, This tour is created for young people or for people who are used to travel that prefer to experience the country they are visiting in a direct contact with the local people.

Departures are guaranteed with a minimum of 4 people


Day 1 Cancún
Arrival at Cancun airport and transfer to the hotel Margaritas or similar, located in the city centre, not far from the bus station. Our assistant will provide all bus tickets and all the documents necessary for the tour. Overnight.

Day 2 Cancun-Chichen Itza-Merida
Morning departure to Chichen Itza, Mayan capital of the Yucatán, where you can admire ruins that are famous all around the World, like the Pyrámid of Kukulkan. Free lunch. Arrival in Merida in late afternoon. This is the capital of the State of Yucatán, also called the “white city”, because of its colonial buildings. Overnight at the hotel Dolores Alba or similar.
Lenght of the trip by bús : from Cancun to Chichen Itza about 2 hours, from Chichen Itza to Merida about 1 hour and half.

Day 3 Merida-Uxmal-Campeche
Our first visit of the day is at the archeological site of Uxmal, one of the most important places for the maya civilization. Free time for lunch. Back to Merida in the early afternoon to catch another bus to Campeche, capital of the Campeche State, accommodation at the hotel America or similar. There might be some time free to visit this city still surrounded by ancient walls and towers that preserves a strong colonial feeling.
Lenght of the trip by bus : from Merida to Uxmal 1 hour, from Uxmal to Merida 1 hour, from Merida to Campeche about 2 hours.

Day 4 Campeche-Palenque
Departure to Palenque in the late morning, upon arrival accommodation at the hotel Casa Inn Tulija or similar. Overnight.
Lenght of the trip by bus : from Campeche to Palenque about 6 hours.

Day 5 Palenque-Agua Azul-San Cristobal de las Casas
In the morning there will be the visit of the beautiful archeological site of Palenque, still partly hidden in the tropical jungle, a fascinating place rich of Pyramids. After the visit departure to the Agua Azul waterfalls, situated along the road that takes to San Cristobal de las Casas. There will be some time free to rest and enjoy this natural wonder. Arrival in San Cristobal in the late afternoon. Lenght of the trip by bús : Palenque-Agua Azul 1 hour and half, Agua Azul-San Cristobal 2 haurs and half.

Day 6 San Cristobal-Playa del Carmen
Today we’ll beging the trip back to the Caribbean Oacean….
Morning free in San Cristobal. In the late afternoon we’ll board the night bus to Playa del Carmen. Lenght of the trip by bús : Palenque-Playa del Carmen about 12 hours

Day 7 Playa del Carmen
Free day to enjoy Playa del Carmen. Overnight at the hotel Carmen Inn or similar.

Day 8 Playa del Carmen
End of services. It is possible to extend the stay in Playa del Carmen or in another beach resort.

Price includes

-Accommodation in posadas or turist class hotels
-Trasportation by regular first class bus with air conditioning
-English speaking tour leader

Price does not include

- All meals
- All entrance fees
- all taxis for the transfers from and to the different bus stations and to and from the archeological sites
- tips to tour leader and drivers