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Mexico Unplugged

From £765 for 15 days
Trip Overview
Discover the heart of Mexico's Aztec, Zapotec, Mayan and Spanish cultures on this two-week journey spanning ruins, pueblos and beaches. Travel through the mad metropolis of Mexico City to the relaxed beaches of the Yucatan Peninsula, and unravel the magnificent mystery of the ancient Maya civilisation along the way. With plenty of opportunities for swimming, snorkelling and hiking, this is the ideal introduction to one of Latin America's most colourful and exciting destinations.
Essential Info
Starts: Mexico City
Ends: Playa del Carmen
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery
Trip Code: IQVRM
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Mexico
What's Included

Meals

No meals included

Transport

Private vehicle,Public bus,Local bus,Overnight public bus,Taxi

Accommodation

Hotel (13 nights),Overnight bus (1 night)

Trip Highlights

•   You've never seen true colour until you've been to a Mexican market. Practice your bargaining skills, snap some photos and pick up traditional handicrafts at the markets in multiple destinations

•   Eat your way through arty Oaxaca. Mole, mezcal and chocolate for dinner? Delicioso!

•   Escape the Mexican heat in San Cristobal de las Casas. This old-world town is surrounded by ancient tribal villages that have retained their traditional customs and roots

•   Discover the colonial history of charming Merida. Loaf around in leafy plazas, get cultural at a museum or work your salsa shimmy with a friendly local

•   Chichen Itza is one the New Seven Wonders of the World. It's not hard to see why - strolling around the ancient Mayan ruins feels pretty wondrous

•   Away from the thumping nightlife of Cancun, splash around, sun-bake and play on Playa del Carmen's white sandy beaches

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 7th Sep 2019
Returning: 21st Sep 2019
£900pp
£765pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 21st Sep 2019
Returning: 5th Oct 2019
£900pp
£765pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 28th Sep 2019
Returning: 12th Oct 2019
£935pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 5th Oct 2019
Returning: 19th Oct 2019
£990pp
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Limited Availability
1 space
Departing: 8th Oct 2019
Returning: 22nd Oct 2019
£935pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 12th Oct 2019
Returning: 26th Oct 2019
£935pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 19th Oct 2019
Returning: 2nd Nov 2019
£1,010pp
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Fully Booked
Departing: 22nd Oct 2019
Returning: 5th Nov 2019
£935pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 26th Oct 2019
Returning: 9th Nov 2019
£1,030pp
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Fully Booked
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Itinerary & Notes
Bienvenidos a Mexico City! This is one of the world's largest urban centres, a melting pot of modern and ancient offering a huge variety of museums, galleries and architectural delights, along with thumping nightlife and unparalleled street food. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm, but if you arrive early then perhaps head to the Zocalo – the massive central square – and check out the Aztec ruins and colonial architecture. There are also plenty of parks, smaller plazas and gardens to relax in and adjust to your new life in Mexico.

Additional Activities

Mexico City - Templo Mayor (Archaeological Site and Museum) (Closed Mondays)
70 MXN
Mexico City - Palace of Fine Arts (Palacio de Bellas Artes) (Closed Mondays)
60 MXN
Mexico City - National Museum of Anthropology (Closed Mondays)
70 MXN
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Reviews
       
Great tour all around. Our guide, Mario, did a fantastic job. Definitely recommend!
       

Great trip, we saw a lot of Mexico and were accompanied by a perfect tour leader!

A great experience I can recommend to everybody

Great service, responded quick, everything well arranged
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