Overview & Highlights
This holiday offers excellent value while introducing you to the country’s rich history and varied landscapes. Explore Mexico City, the Mayan temples of the Yucatán including Chichén Itzá and relax on a Caribbean beach.
This holiday is a great introduction to a huge country with an immense variety of cultural and physical landscapes. There are deserts, mountains and jungles magnificent ruined pre-Columbian pyramids and temples, graceful colonial towns and a timeless indigenous life in the villages and markets. We’ve picked out a few of the highlights to give you a good value, economical and rewarding holiday.
Mexico City is a huge metropolis, one of the largest cities in the world (you may like to extend your time here) and our guided tour takes you to a few of the top sights. Zip down to Mérida, an agreeable, Mayan and colonial city in the Yucatán Peninsula, from where you will visit a few of the better-known Mayan archaeological sites. Finally head for the Caribbean beach at Playa del Carmen on the Riviera Maya.
- Discover the modern and the ancient in Mexico City
- Explore colonial cities and Mayan ruins on the Yucatan peninsula
- Relax on the white sand beaches of the Caribbean
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Arrive in Mexico City. Transfer to hotel in the historic centre.
Full day guided excursion to historic colonial towns Cuernavaca and Taxco.
Full day guided city tour and visit Teotihuacán pyramids.
Fly to Mérida, transfer to hotel in the city centre.
Full day excursion to Mayan ruins of Uxmal and Kabah.
At leisure to explore Mérida
Visit Chichén Itzá, continue to the Riviera Maya
At leisure at Playa del Carmen on the Mayan Riviera.
Transfer to Cancún airport for international flight home.
Things to do
We proudly offer the widest range of activities, excursions and one-of-a-kind experiences across all our destinations, tried and tested personally by our travel experts.
Visit Taxco, silver town
Visit Teotihuacan, pre-Columbian ruined city
Visit Uxmal ruined Mayan temple complex
Visit Chichen Itza, ruined Mayan city
Visit an underwater sculpture gallery
Go snorkelling on the Riviera Maya
Visit the Yucatan’s colonial haciendas and bathe in limestone cenotes
Walking tour of Mexico City
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Chris Rendell-Dunn - Travel Expert
Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours sales team.
Heloise Buxton - Travel Expert
Heloise started her Latin American journey as an exchange student in Santiago, Chile. With extended summer holidays this was the perfect opportunity to backpack through Bolivia, Peru, Argentina and Brazil.
Hannah Donaldson - Travel Expert
Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is a much valued Travel Expert in our Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tours sales team.
Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Expert
Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.
Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Expert
Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tour sales team.
Juliet Ellwood - Travel Expert
After graduating with a degree in Anthropology and History and having been fascinated by Latin America since childhood by the book featuring photos of Nazca, Juliet first visited the region in 2003. Since then, Juliet has visited the majority of countries in Latin America but has particularly extensive experience with Peru, a country she loves for many reasons but not least, its incredible archaeological richness and delicious food!