Private Journeys

Value Mexico: Highlights of Mexico City and the Yucatán

12 days from £1,890pp


  • iStock ©

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.

  • Full day excursion to historic colonial towns Cuernavaca and Taxco
  • Full day city tour and visit Teotihuacan pyramids
  • Full day excursion to Mayan ruins of Uxmal and Kabah
  • Visit Chichén Itzá ruins – New Seven Wonders of the World

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.  

Read More

What our clients say

97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.

Reaching the summit of Machu Picchu Mountain and seeing views that will live with me for the rest of my life ... wow! This was a very special moment.

PB, Wareham

Tailor made holiday

Our specialists have been expertly crafting award-winning tailor-made holidays to Latin America for 40 years. We would be delighted to create a truly personalised trip which perfectly matches your wishes and requirements.

Hannah Donaldson
Hannah Donaldson - Travel Consultant

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 an invaluable part of our Group Tours team.

tailor-make this trip


Browse our unrivalled portfolio of accommodation . Every option has been carefully chosen by our team of travel experts, so you can rest assured that you’ll relax in utter comfort.