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Mexico Unplugged

From £939 for 15 days
Trip Overview
Explore the heart of Mexico's Aztec, Zapotec, Maya and Spanish cultures on this 15-day Lonely Planet Experience, powered by Intrepid. Discover ruins, visit pueblos and meet wonderful people on a tour that covers all the basics so you can get to exploring. Enjoy the relaxed shores of the Yucatan Peninsula, unravel the magnificent mystery of the ancient civilisations in Chichen Itza and immerse yourself in pre-Hispanic culture in San Cristobal de las Casas. With plenty of opportunities for swimming, snorkelling and hiking, this is the ideal introduction to one of Central 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

1 Lunches 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
Start date
End date
Price
Availability
Departing: 3rd Oct 2020
Returning: 17th Oct 2020
£1,130pp
£1,090pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 10th Oct 2020
Returning: 24th Oct 2020
£1,090pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 13th Oct 2020
Returning: 27th Oct 2020
£1,090pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 17th Oct 2020
Returning: 31st Oct 2020
£1,090pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 24th Oct 2020
Returning: 7th Nov 2020
£1,190pp
£1,150pp
G
Limited Availability
2 spaces
Departing: 31st Oct 2020
Returning: 14th Nov 2020
£1,180pp
£1,090pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 3rd Nov 2020
Returning: 17th Nov 2020
£1,190pp
G
Limited Availability
3 spaces
Departing: 7th Nov 2020
Returning: 21st Nov 2020
£1,120pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 10th Nov 2020
Returning: 24th Nov 2020
£1,090pp
G
Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Bienvenidos a Mexico City! This is one of the world's largest urban centres, a bustling metropolis with so many influences, offering a huge variety of museums, galleries and architectural delights, along with pumping nightlife and unparalleled street food. Your Lonely Planet Experience begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm, but if you arrive early, perhaps head to the Zocalo – the massive central square – and check out the Aztec ruins and colonial architecture nearby. There are also plenty of parks, plazas and gardens to relax in and adjust to the Mexican way of life.
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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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