Discover the legacy of the Aztec, Mayan
and Spanish empires on this outstanding
tour of Mexico’s finest sites. Explore
magnificent pyramids and temples,
colourful colonial cities with their
indigenous influences, and the natural
beauty of valleys, canyons, waterfalls
and tropical rainforests.
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Fly from London to Mexico City with British
Airways. Transfer to the Galeria Plaza Hotel
for 3 nights. (N)
Full-day tour of Mexico City, including the Zócalo
(main plaza), the murals of Diego Rivera, the
National Cathedral and the Anthropological
Museum, with its displays of Mexico’s ancient
civilisations. (B, L)
Morning visit to the historic Shrine of Our Lady
of Guadalupe. Continue to the magnificent
pyramids of Teotihuacán, an ancient city dating
back 2,000 years where the main Pyramid of
the Sun is more than 70 metres high. (B, L)
Fly to Oaxaca, one of Mexico’s most beautiful
colonial cities. Afternoon tour of Oaxaca,
including the regional museum and Santo
Domingo church. Stay 2 nights at the Parador
San Miguel. (B)
Morning visit to the impressive ancient Zapotec
capital of Monte Albán. Afternoon at leisure or
optional visit to the ruins of Mitla. (B)
Fly to Tuxtla Gutierrez, via Mexico City. Take a
boat along the Grijalva river to the Sumidero
Canyon. Continue to San Cristóbal de las Casas
for 2 nights at the Hotel Diego de Mazariegos. (B)
Morning tour of this colonial town and nearby
indigenous villages of Zinacantán and San
Juan Chamula. In the afternoon, enjoy time at
Drive from the cool highlands to the tropical
lowlands and Palenque, via the waterfalls of
Agua Azul. Stay 2 nights at the Chan Kah Resort.
Morning tour of Palenque, one of the greatest
Mayan sites, set in dense rainforest. Afternoon
at leisure. (B, L)
Transfer to Villahermosa and fly to Mérida.
Stay 2 nights at the Hotel Gran Real Yucatán.
Afternoon walking tour of
the whitewashed city. (B)
In the morning, visit the Palace of Masks at
Kabah and head to Uxmal for a tour of the
Mayan ceremonial centre. In the afternoon
return to Merida. (B, L)
Transfer to Chichen Itza and take a tour of
the ancient Mayan city, which contains the
magnificent 23-metre-high El Castillo pyramid.
The carved image of the god Quetzalcoatl, in the
form of a feathered serpent, is a notable feature.
Stay 1 night at the Hacienda Chichen. (B)
Transfer to Cancun on the coast for a direct
afternoon flight to London Gatwick with British
Morning arrival. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Superior tour departures
are based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
Hotels Diego de Mazariegos and Chan Kah are
standard tourist class. The 17 February 2016
departure will stay 1 night in Palenque and 3
nights at Hacienda Temozon. Rooms are based
on the standard category.
Uneven terrain is covered during
visits to the ruins.
Mexico offers some
of the most colourful and impressive festivals
in Latin America. The 23 March 2016 tour
coincides with the Semana Santa (Easter week)
processions in Oaxaca, while the 28 October
2016 departure coincides with the Day of the
Dead celebrations, where families pay respect
to the deceased with offerings such as flowers
This itinerary can be tailored to your
exact requirements.Please call 020 7808 6783 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Set within lush landscaped grounds with ancient Ceiba trees, the 79 casitas (tasteful bungalow style buildings) of Chan Kah Resort are surrounded by 50 acres of wild jungle. Built on arid land originally used as a cattle ranch, the Mexican owners have carried out a vast reforestation programme to restore the jungle that you can see today. All rooms have two double beds and traditional Mexican wooden furniture and there is a large restaurant serving local...
Hotel Galeria Plaza is a modern hotel, centrally located in the heart of the city's financial district. Shops, restaurants, galleries and nightclubs are all within walking distance.
Features: 434 rooms, 2 restaurants, bar, rooftop swimming pool, gym, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Television, safe, iron, hairdryer.
The swimming pool will be closed for renovation from 12th October to 12th December...
The Hotel Gran Real Yucatan is situated in the historic centre of Merida, a 10-minute walk from the main plaza and cathedral. The property was converted from the former 19th-century mansion of a wealthy henequen producing family. The main building features high ceilings and there is a lovely central courtyard with elegant classical columns. There are 73 modern air-conditioned rooms and suites, all with a small balcony. The restaurant serves Yucatecan and international cuisine, and there is an outdoor pool and...
Hacienda Chichén's cottages were originally the homes of archaeologists of the Carnegie Institute, who established their headquarters here in the 1920s. Now extensively refurbished and redecorated, the original cottages house two standard rooms or one suite. The hotel's restaurant, overlooking the landscaped gardens, serves Yucatecan specialties and there is a swimming pool in which to take a refreshing...
Centrally located in the town of San Cristobal de las Casas, the Hotel Diego de Mazariegos is named after the founder of the city. It consists of two colonial style mansions with 'Coleto' style patios paved with stone slabs. Adobe walls, tile roofs and typical Mexican decorations create a warm traditional...
Hotel Parador San Miguel is a beautiful colonial-style building located in the centre of Oaxaca. There are 23 rooms spread over three floors and around a central courtyard. The atmospheric restaurant serves typical Oaxacan and Mexican dishes together with international...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
Explore northern Mexico’s vast Copper
Canyon, one and a half times deeper than the
Grand Canyon, and its spectacular landscapes.
Fly to Chihuahua via the US with British Airways
/ American Airlines. Stay overnight at the
Quality Inn San Francisco. (N)
In the morning board the Chepe train to ascend
the Sierra Madre mountains. Stay for 2 nights at
the Hotel Posada Barrancas Mirador, where all
rooms have views over the canyon. Take a shared
walk to the Divisadero viewing point, with time
at leisure for optional excursions. (B, L, D)
Afternoon descent by train to El Fuerte, a
delightful colonial town. Stay overnight at the
Posada del Hidalgo. (B)
Late afternoon shared transfer to Los Mochis. Fly
to Mexico City and join the rest of the group. (B)
Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.
Take in the highlights of Guatemala, including
the classic ancient Mayan site of Tikal in the
Peten jungle, the beautiful colonial city of
Antigua, and Lake Atitlan.
Transfer to Cancun for an overnight stay at
the Presidente Intercontinental. (B)
Day at leisure. Evening flight from Cancun
to Guatemala City. Stay overnight at the
Biltmore Express Hotel. (B)
Early morning flight to Flores for a tour of
Tikal. Stay for 1 night at Villa Maya, set in the
rainforest by the Petenchel lagoon. (B, L)
Day at leisure or take optional excursions
before an evening flight to Guatemala City.
Transfer to Antigua for 3 nights at Meson de
Full day tour to Chichicastenango market and
Lake Atitlan. (B, L)
Morning walking tour of Antigua, including
the main plaza, the cathedral and La Merced
Fly to London, via Madrid, arriving the
following morning. (B)
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HMI2016: 12 Nights
Chichen Itza is the most famous and best restored of the Yucatan’s Mayan sites. The...
Mexico City is situated on a plateau 2240 metres above sea level and is surrounded by...
Merida is the capital of the Yucatan state and it was founded in 1542 on the site of the...
Once the centre of the Mixtec and Zapotec civilisations, Oaxaca today is a mixture of...
Palenque is the magnificent ancient city of the Mayas. Palenque was built with admirable...
San Cristobal de las Casas was founded as Ciudad Real (Royal City) in 1528 by Diego de...