From Mexico City to Cancun

General information

DurationDestinationDeparture
8 days and 7 nights
Mexico (San Cristobal De Las Casas, Palenque, Campeche, Uxmal, Merida, Chichen Itza, Cancun)
Mexico (Mexico City)

Description

Tour that covers all the main tourist points of Mexico with a very accessible cost. Characteristic hotels of tourist category and full board. The guides will be available locally in Mexico City and from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cancún / Riviera Maya.

 

Program

1st Day * Mexico City
Arrival to the international airport of Mexico City and transfer to the Premier hotel or similar. Dinner and overnight.

2nd Day * Mexico City
Day dedicated to the visit of the city and the archaeological center of Teotihuacan. You will visit the "Zocalo" (the main square with the Cathedral and the National Palace), the Templo Mayor, the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of Mexico and the largest pilgrimage center in Latin America. At the end you will visit Teotihuacan with its imposing pyramids of the Sun and the Moon. Lunch at a local restaurant. Return in the afternoon to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

3rd Day * Mexico City -Tuxtla Gutiérrez -San Cristóbal de las Casas
Transfer to the airport and departure by Tuxtla Gutiérrez, capital of the State of Chiapas. Stop to Chiapa de Corzo and visit by boat to the impressive Sumidero Canyon. Lunch at a local restaurant and transfer to San Cristobal de las Casas up to more than 2,000 meters. Dinner and overnight at the Mansión de los Ángeles hotel or similar.


4th Day * San Cristóbal de las Casas
Day dedicated to the visit of the indigenous community of San Juan Chamula and Zinacantan, a few kilometers from San Cristóbal. Also visit the city, the local market where it is possible to appreciate the handicraft work of the local indigenous and the famous churches among them the baroque Santo Domingo. Lunch at a local restaurant and dinner at the hotel.

5th Day * San Cristóbal de las Casas -Palenque
Today you will get off the mountains of Chiapas through very green valleys. Stop at Agua Azul waterfalls with packed lunch. Arrival in Palenque, dinner and lodging in the hotel Tulija or similar.

6th Day * Palenque -Campeche
Morning dedicated to the visit of the archaeological zone of Palenque, still hidden in the rainforest and with its unique pyramids. Lunch at a local restaurant and departure to Campeche. Upon arrival you will visit the ancient walled city with its towers, with its strong colonial appearance. Lodging and dinner at Hotel America or similar.

7th Day * Campeche -Uxmal -Merida
First visit in the archaeological zone of Uxmal, one of the most important testimony of Mayan culture. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon arrival in Merida, capital of the State of Yucatan, the white city, well known for its colonial buildings. Visit the Zócalo to admire the Cathedral, the Government Palace, the Municipal Palace and the Casa de Montejo. Dinner and lodging will be at the Hotel Nacional Mérida or similar.

8th Day * Merida-Chichen Itza-Cancun
Departure in the direction of the sea and stop halfway for the visit of Chichen Itza, probably the most famous Mayan archaeological sites with the famous pyramid of Kukulkan. Lunch to Cancun or Playa del Carmen and accommodation in the pre-established hotel (not included).

Price includes

- Lodging at indicated or similar hotels (3 stars or higher).
- American breakfast in all hotels.
- Flight of Mexico City -Tuxtla Gutierrez in tourist class.
- 7 lunches at local restaurants.
- 7 Dinner at hotels.
- Transportation in Van with air conditioning.
- Local guide in English.
- Tickets to the Archaeological Sites in the program.
- Porters.

Price does not include

- Drinks and personal expenses in hotels and restaurants.
- Tips to guides and drivers.