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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 (regional connections
available) to Mexico City with British Airways.
Transfer to the Galeria Plaza Hotel for 3
Full-day city tour, including the Zócalo
(main plaza), the murals of Diego Rivera, the
National Cathedral and the Anthropological
Museum. (B, L)
Morning visit to the historic Shrine of Our Lady
of Guadalupe. Continue to the pyramids of
Teotihuacán, dating back 2,000 years. (B, L)
Fly to Oaxaca, a beautiful colonial city, and take
an afternoon tour. 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.
The following morning tour this colonial town
and nearby indigenous villages. Afternoon 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. (B, L)
Morning tour of Palenque, one of the greatest
Mayan sites. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L)
Transfer to Villahermosa and fly to Mérida.
Stay 2 nights at the Casa del Balam. (B)
In the morning, visit the Palace of Masks at
Kabah and Uxmal for a tour of the Mayan
ceremonial centre. In the afternoon return
to Merida and take a walking tour of the city.
Transfer to Chichén Itzá and tour the ancient
Mayan city. Overnight at the Hacienda
Transfer to Cancun for a direct overnight flight
to London with British Airways. (B) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Uneven terrain is covered during visits to the ruins.
The 17 April 2019 and 8 April 2020 tours coincide
with the Semana Santa (Easter week) processions
in Oaxaca, while the 28 October departure
coincides with the Day of the Dead celebrations,
where families pay respect to the deceased with
offerings such as flowers and food.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
Available on request.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
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HMI2019: 12 Nights
Founded in 1540, Campeche is the oldest town on the Yucatan Peninsula and was a major...
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...