THE BEST OF MEXICO BY BUS

General information

DurationDestinationDeparture
12 days and 11 nights
Mexico (Mexico City, Puebla de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Tuxtla Gutierrez, San Cristobal De Las Casas, Palenque, Campeche, Merida, Cancun)
Mexico (Mexico City)

Description

Tour suitable for young people who enjoy traveling or visiting the country in contact direct with local people.

GUARANTEED DEPARTURES EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR WITH A MINIMUM OF 4 PEOPLE !!!

IMPORTANT: The visits mentioned in the program are only a guide, the group may decide whether or not to continue this program. Transfers for the different visits are not included in the price, participants will decide with the guide if they should transfer by public transport, taxi or other.

Program

1st day * Mexico City
Arrival at Mexico City international airport and transfer to the Premier hotel or similar. Overnight.

2nd day * Mexico City
Full day dedicated to visiting the city and the archaeological center of Teotihuacan. The visit of the "Zocalo" (the main square with the Cathedral and the National Palace), the Templo Mayor, the Basílica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of Mexico and Major pilgrimage center of Latin America are scheduled. At the end you will visit Teotihuacan with the imposing Pyramids of the Sun and Moon. Return to the hotel in the late afternoon.

Day 3 * Mexico City - Puebla - Oaxaca
Departure by bus to Puebla and visit this beautiful colonial city, famous for its Baroque churches and local ceramics. At the end continuation to Oaxaca. Overnight at the Francia hotel or similar.

4th day * Oaxaca
Full day dedicated to visiting the surroundings of the city, starting with Mitla, an ancient Mixteco center, with a stop at the "Tule", an imposing tree considered the oldest in the world. In the afternoon continue to Monte Alban, the religious capital of the Zapotec people. Built on a level hill, it is rich in pyramids, tombs, in a beautiful panoramic position. Return to Oaxaca in the afternoon and overnight.

5th day * Oaxaca - Tuxtla Gutierrez
Free time to deepen your knowledge of the beautiful city of Oaxaca. In the afternoon departure by night bus to Tuxtla Gutierrez.

6th day * Tuxtla Gutierrez - San Cristóbal de las Casas
Arrival in the morning in Tuxtla Gutierrez, capital of the state of Chiapas. Transfer to Chiapa de Corzo to visit the impressive Sumidero Canyon on board boats. Continue to San Cristobal de las Casas, arrival and overnight at the Mansion de los angeles hotel or similar.

7th day * San Cristóbal de las Casas
Visit to the indigenous communities of San Juan Chamula and Zinacantan, located a few kilometers from San Cristóbal. It is also possible to visit the city, the local market, where it is possible to admire the craftsmanship of the local natives, and the famous churches, among which the Baroque Santo Domingo stands out.

8th day * San Cristóbal de las Casas - Palenque
Today we will descend from the Chiapas mountains, crossing green valleys. Expected stop at the Agua Azu waterfalls. Arrival in Palenque and accommodation in the Tulija hotel or similar.

9th Day * Palenque - Campeche
The whole morning is dedicated to visiting the archaeological area of ​​Palenque, still half hidden in the tropical jungle and full of charm and unique Pyramids. Departure for Campeche. Upon arrival, a short visit to the ancient city is planned, still enclosed and fortified with towers and walls and which retains a strong colonial flavor. At the end, accommodation at the America hotel or similar.

10th day * Campeche - Merida
Today's first stop scheduled in the archaeological area of ​​Uxmal, one of the most important testimonies of the Mayan civilization. In the afternoon I arrive in Merida, the capital of the state of Yucatán, the "white city", so called for its colonial buildings. There will be a stop at the "zocalo" to visit the Cathedral, the Gobernó Palace, the Municipal Palace and the Montejo House. Overnight accommodation is provided at the Dolores Alba hotel or similar.

11th day * Merida - Cancun
Departure for Cancún with a stop halfway to visit Chichen Itza, perhaps the best known of the Mayan archaeological areas, with the famous Pirámide of Kukulkan. Arrival in Cancún in the late afternoon and accommodation in the Colonial hotel or similar.

12th day * Cancún
Transfer to the airport and end of services.

Price includes

- Accommodation in posadas or tourist category hotels
- English speaking escort
- Transportation by first class air-conditioned bus between different locations only (transportation for visits is not included):
Mexico City - Puebla - Oaxaca
Oaxaca - Tuxtla Gutierrez
Tuxtla Gutierrez - San Cristobal
San Cristobal - Palenque
Palenque - Campeche
Campeche - Uxmal - Mérida
Mérida - Chichen Itza - Cancun
- Arrival and departure transfers, to Mexico City and Cancun

Price does not include

- All meals
- All entrances to archaeological areas
- Taxis for travel to and from autous stations and archaeological areas
- Tips to drivers and guides