Mexico: Mayans, Aztecs & Conquistadors

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4.9 Based on 8 Reviews
  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-10948
  • 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 Cancún, Mexico
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Enjoy incredible culinary and artistic traditions
  • Visit ancient temples, cities and colonial towns
  • Explore highlands, jungles and coastlines
The tour "Mexico: Mayans, Aztecs & Conquistadors" starts in Mexico City and ends in Cancún. It is a local culture trip that takes 15 days taking you through Campeche, Puebla, Merida and 9 other destinations in Mexico. "Mexico: Mayans, Aztecs & Conquistadors" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Few countries can unleash your inner Indiana Jones quite like Mexico, where jungle temples and the abandoned cities of ancient civilisations make way to Colonial towns with cobbled streets and Spanish architecture. This fusion of history has led to a unique culture, encompassing the art of Frida Kahlo and the delicious cuisine of Oaxaca. Uncover the historical and cultural layers of the country as we journey from the highlands of Mexico City to the jungles and beaches of the Yucatan via the lands of Aztecs, Zapotec, Mayas and Conquistadors.
  • Day 1: Start Mexico City
  • Day 2: Coyoacan neighbourhood, Frida Kahlo and Xochimilco canals
  • Day 3: Teotihuacan and the historic centre of Mexico City
  • Day 4: Museum of Anthropology and Palacio Nacional; onto Puebla
  • Day 5: Puebla city tour and on to Oaxaca
  • Day 6: Monte Alban and Oaxaca
  • Day 7: Learn how to create popular Mexican dishes
  • Day 8: Teotitlan del Valle, mezcal tasting and on to Tehuantepec
  • Day 9: To San Cristobal de Las Casas
  • Day 10: Free day in San Cristobal
  • Day 11: To Palenque via Agua Azul
  • Day 12: Palenque ruins, onto Campeche
  • Day 13: Uxmal, traditional lunch and Merida
  • Day 14: Tixkokob craft village, Izamal magic town and onto Chichen Itza
  • Day 15: Chichen Itza visit; onto Cancun; end Cancun
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts and two lunches
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
  • Departure tax from Cancun Airport
4.9 - Excellent
Based on 8 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Jun 03 2019
5 - Excellent
MEXICO is great !!!!
My 3rd trip with this operator and they just keep om getting better !! The itinerary was really diversified and days were all extremely interesting. May was a great time to travel as we missed the rainy spell. Highly recommended!!
  • Anonymous
  • On Feb 16 2019
5 - Excellent
Mexico: Mayans, Aztecs and Conquistadores
This was a very comprehensive tour from Mexico City to the Yucatan Peninsular visiting many amazing archaeological sites, colonial cities, markets, churches and seeing different local products being made. It also gave us the... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Feb 12 2019
5 - Excellent
Mexico tour
The title of this tour describes the itinerary. We explored archaeological sites galore, toured historical city centers, visited local artisans, and ate lots of Mexican (and some Mayan) food. The hotels were all comfortable,... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 23 2018
4 - Very Good
Good introduction to Mexico
Good introduction to Mexico , combining culture, history and scenery.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Mexico: Mayans, Aztecs & Conquistadors tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 22 December 2023, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 22 December 2023, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Mexico: Mayans, Aztecs & Conquistadors 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 Mexico: Mayans, Aztecs & Conquistadors 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.

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 protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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.

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