Mexico is a country between the U.S. and Central America that’s known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts and jungles. Ancient ruins such as Teotihuacán and the Mayan city of Chichén Itzá are scattered throughout the country, as are Spanish colonial-era towns. In capital Mexico City, upscale shops, renowned museums and gourmet restaurants cater to modern life
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Arrival at Mexico City International Airport and transfer to hotel Krystal Grand
Reforma or similar accommodation.
Overnight in MEXICO CITY
American breakfast in hotel and City Tour that includes: Plaza de la Constitución (The
Constitution Plaza) known as Zócalo, surrounded by beautiful Baroque buildings,
among which is the Cathedral (the country’s largest religious monument built over the
great Aztec temple). The Palacio Nacional (National Palace) is the headquarter of the
Presidency of Mexico, where visitors can admire murals painted by Diego Rivera. One
of the main and most recently discovered attractions is the Templo Mayor, the great
temple of the Aztec capital. Brief stop at the Guadalupe Shrine.
The tour continues to Teotihuacán, named by the Aztecs as “the place where the Gods
are born”. This location has three great constructions: The Pyramid of the Sun, Pyramid
of the Moon and the Citadel; all of them were built over the so called “Calzada de los
Muertos” (Road of the Dead). Lunch in restaurant .Return to Mexico City and
Overnight in MEXICO CITY.
Transfer to the airport and flight to Tuxtla Gutiérrez, capital of the State of Chiapas.
According to the flight schedule, visitors will be transferred to the Cahuaré wharf to
enjoy a launch boat trip through the Cañón del Sumidero (Sumidero Canyon) ; the
altitude and the beauty of the place will make the experience incredible. After that the
tour continues to San Cristóbal de las Casas. Lunch in restaurant.
Overnight in SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LAS CASAS
In the morning visit one of the most typical local markets where hundreds of
Indigenous people sell their hand-made products every day; the tour continues to the
Baroque Santo Domingo Church founded in 1547. Then visitors will meet the
Indigenous communities of San Juan Chamula and Zinacantán; the San Juan Chamula
community is particularly linked to this church where ceremonies were celebrated that
had a great influence of paganism. The Indigenous population of Zinacantan, on the
other hand is very loyal to the Catholic faith. Also you can taste a delicious
“Tortilla” made by yourself and enjoy a shot of “Pox”, an ancient Mayan
Overnight in SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LAS CASAS
Departure to Palenque with a stop at the Agua Azul (Blue Water) waterfalls; the trip
will lasts approximately 5 hours on a mountain road and on the road the visitors can
enjoy the abundant vegetation of this Chiapanecan (from the State of Chiapas) zone.
Lunch in a rustic restaurant or box lunch. Arrival at Palenque and check-in at the hotel
Overnight in PALENQUE
Visit of the Palenque archaeological site. The area displays beautiful Mayan work made
in stone and stucco; this area is frequently recognized as one of Mexico’s most
beautiful places due to its ruins enclosed in the Chiapanecan jungle. Its most important
temple is called Templo de las Inscripciones (Temple of the Inscriptions), and it is here
that explorers discovered Pakal’s tomb, with his famous jade green mask. Then the
tour will go to Campeche, which is the capital of the Campeche State. Lunch in
restaurant on route. Upon arrival to Campeche, short visit to the ancient town,
surrounded by fort walls and towers built to protect this city from the pirates.
Campeche has a Colonial mood thanks to its gorgeous houses and austere churches.
After visiting the city, check-in at the hotel.
Overnight in CAMPECHE
Departure to Mérida with visit of the Uxmal archaeological site on route. Uxmal means
“built in three stages” and it is a typical example of the classic and post-classic Mayan
period; its main constructions are: Pirámide del Adivino (The Fortuneteller’s Pyramid),
Palacio de los Gobernadores (Governor’s Palace) and the Cuadrángulo de las Monjas
(Quadrangle of the Nuns). Lunch in restaurant Hacienda Ochil. The tour continues to
Mérida, also known as the “White City”, which has Colonial houses as well as houses
that date back to the beginning of the century in Arabic, French and Italian styles.
Those houses have witnessed all the old wealth that was generated thanks to the sisal
culture. Stop at Mérida’s Zócalo, where visitors can admire the city’s main monuments:
the Cathedral, the Government’s Palace, the Municipal Palace and the Francisco
Montejo’s House. Check-in at the hotel
Overnight in MERIDA
Departure to visit Chichén Itzá archaeological site. Chichén Itzá was the Mayan capital
of Yucatán and flourished between the 5th and 10th centuries AD. Visitors can admire
the impressive buildings of the northern and central archaeological sites, such as: the
Kukulcán Temple, the Ball Game, the Observatory, the Warrior’s Temple, the Convent
of the Nuns and the Sacred Cenote. Lunch at Chichén Itzá in restaurant. In the
afternoon, continue to Riviera Maya, visiting Cenote Saamal on route, with
some time for a refreshing swim. Arrival and accommodation in the hotel
Overnight in RIVIERA MAYA
After breakfast, transfer to the Cancun International airport for your flight back home.
We trust you enjoyed your Vacation! We are confident you will join us again,
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