Highlights of Mexico

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4.8 Based on 4 Reviews
  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 8
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-16297
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Mexico City, Mexico
  • Ends Mexico City, Mexico
  • +5
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Marvel at the stunning jungle ruins of Palenque
  • Enjoy the world famous beach resort of Cancun
  • Experience the Sun and Moon pyramids at Teotihuacan & the rarefied climes of San Cristobal de la Casas
  • Journey to the fascinating ruins of Chichen Itza
  • Discover the magnificent Sumidoro Canyon
  • Take a refreshing swim in the Cenote of Ik-Kil
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The "Highlights Of Mexico" trip starts from and ends in Mexico City. It is an adventure tour that takes 13 days taking you through Mexico City, Campeche, Oaxaca and 4 other destinations in Mexico. "Highlights Of Mexico" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

An amazing cultural odyssey discovering Mexico's diverse and rich cultural past. This extraordinary touring adventure encompasses the highlights of Mexico’s diverse and rich cultural past. Discover a fascinating history going back thousands of years through the Mayan, Aztec and Olmec cultures that have left Mexico with a rich heritage of stunning archaeological sites. The Mayan culture is immediately apparent near Mexico City where we view the huge Sun and Moon pyramids at Teotihuacan. We travel on to Oaxaca to discover the cultural ancestry of the Zapotec people and spend time in the rarefied climes of San Cristobal de la Casas and the magnificent Sumidoro Canyon. From there we visit the stunning jungle ruins of Palenque, with its dramatic Mayan step pyramid architecture and Chichen Itza, recently declared one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Complete this remarkable journey on one of the most famous beach resort cities in the world, Cancun.
  • Day 1 : Arrive Mexico City
  • Day 2 : City tour & Museum of Anthropology
  • Day 3 : Pyramids of Teotihuacán
  • Day 4 : Mexico City to Puebla and Oaxaca
  • Day 5 : Monte Alban & Mitla
  • Day 6 : Boat ride in the Sumidero Canyon, onto San Cristobal De Las Cases
  • Day 7 : San Cristobal De Las Cases
  • Day 8 : Agua Azul waterfalls, onto Palenque
  • Day 9 : Palenque archaeological site, to coastal town of Campeche
  • Day 10 : Uxmal Maya archaeological site, the 'white city' of Merida
  • Day 11 : Chichen Itza, onto Cancun
  • Day 12 : Cancun
  • Day 13 : Trip concludes in Cancun
  • Comfortable well located accommodation on a twin-share basis
  • 12 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 2 dinners
  • Arrival transfer on Day 1
  • Departure transfer on Day 13
  • All transfers and excursions as mentioned in itinerary, operated in seat-in-vehicle basis (all vehicles are air-conditioned)
  • Expert local bilingual guides (tour will be conducted in English and Spanish and the group size might vary on the different sections on this trip)
  • Sightseeing and site entrance fees as listed
  • Items of a personal nature ie laundry, phone calls
  • Drinks of any kind (e.g. bottled water, soft drinks, beers etc)
  • International flights & airport and border taxes
  • Travel insurance
4.8 - Excellent
Based on 4 reviews
  • Zaneta Cirbulenaite
  • From USA
  • On Jan 28 2023
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Dec 14 2018
4 - Very Good
Very Good
A very good trip.
  • Anonymous
  • On Apr 06 2017
5 - Excellent
My wife and I went on the Highlights of Mexico adventure. Our guide had many years of experience and his knowledge and love of his country came through in all that we experienced with him. We have many wonderful memories from our... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jan 13 2017
5 - Excellent
A fantastic experience, we crammed in local colour and culture, amazing ruins, fun, laughter and learning in two amazing weeks.
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Highlights of Mexico tour. You can cancel the tour up to 72 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 71 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 01 December 2023, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 01 December 2023, a deposit of 308 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 71 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Highlights of Mexico tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Highlights of Mexico tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Smaller group sizes have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19 and to ensure that the tour complies with local authorities’ guidelines.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Guides are trained in our COVID-19 response plan that has been developed in line with state government medical provisions.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • What do I need to travel to Mexico?

    To enter Mexico, you will need a valid passport or travel document and a completed Multiple Migratory Form (FMM). Immigration officers may also request additional documents like return tickets, hotel reservations, letters of invitation or acceptance, etc., depending on the purpose of your visit. It is vital that you keep your FMM safe because it is also required when you leave the country.

  • How many days should I spend in Mexico?

    Seven days will be enough if you plan to cram all the major highlights into your Mexico itinerary. However, you would need more time if you prefer an in-depth exploration of Mexico, its culture, and its people. Our guide on how many days to spend in Mexico provides a detailed answer to your question.

  • Do the people of Mexico speak English?

    About 11 percent of the people in Mexico are estimated to be English speakers; 4 percent speak the language fluently. Most of these people are found in major tourist destinations, big cities, and along the northern border with the United States.

  • What is the best month is to visit Mexico?

    December through April is the peak tourist season in Mexico. These months are perfect for outdoor adventure because of the pleasant weather and very little to no rainfall. You can learn more about the best time to visit Mexico here.

  • Is Mexico a family-friendly destination?

    Yes. Mexico is one of the best places to visit with family. The culture is family-oriented, and most tourist destinations would welcome your kids with open arms. The attractions in cities like Riviera Maya, Los Cabos, Tulum, Cancun, and Puerto Vallarta are super family-friendly. You can rest assured that adults and kids alike would never run out of things to see and do.

If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.

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