Real Mexico

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18-29 yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Mexico City, Mexico
  • Ends Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
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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 in Oaxaca, Chiapas and Merida.
  • Escape the Mexican heat in the culturallyrich highlands of Chiapas. San Cristobal de las Casas has an oldworld town vibe, surrounded by ancient tribal villages.
  • Head deep into the jungle and experience the lush wilderness and cultural significance of Palenque and Lacanja – a real Indiana Jones moment.
  • Take an optional tour to the historic site of Chichen Itza to understand why these ancient Maya ruins are one of the new Seven Wonders of the World.
Start in Mexico City and end in Playa Del Carmen, the Real Mexico tour is a guided adventure tour that takes 15 days. You will travel through San Cristobal De Las Casas, Mexico City, Playa Del Carmen and 4 other destinations in Mexico. Real Mexico is a small group tour which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Make Mexico your amigo with this 15-day exploration from the sprawling megacity of Mexico City out to the coastal sounds of Playa del Carmen. This overland adventure covers the best of the mex – from colourful colonial architecture and weaving cobblestoned laneways of Oaxaca, the highland culture and charm of San Cristobal de las Casas, the lush jungle and ruins of Palenque, the lively hub of Merida, to discovering the gems of the Caribbean. All of this, with the added bonus of as many tacos, tostadas and tejates you can devour. Experience the real Mexico, by immersing yourself in the culture and history, eating the delicious food and travelling alongside communities of joyful locals. You know, life could be worse.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT INTREPID TRAVEL
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 100 reviews
HE's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
4 - Very Good
  • HE
  • From China
  • On Oct 31 2019
“Very Good”
Review for another Intrepid Travel tour
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From UK
  • On Apr 12 2019
“It was excellent. I was educated about the Turkish culture. I have seen so much and learned so much. It was value for money”
Christie's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
4 - Very Good
  • Christie
  • From Britain
  • On Jan 04 2020
“Very Good”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Mexico City
  • Day 2: Mexico City
  • Day 3: Oaxaca
  • Day 4: Oaxaca
  • Day 5: Oaxaca / Overnight bus
  • Day 6: San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Day 7: San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Day 8: Lacanja River
  • Day 9: Palenque
  • Day 10: Merida
  • Day 11: Merida
  • Day 12: Merida
  • Day 13: Izamal
  • Day 14: Playa del Carmen
  • Day 15: Playa del Carmen
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
Accommodation
  • Hotel (12 nights), Overnight public bus (1 night), Cabin (1 night)
Meals
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Transport
  • Private vehicle , Public bus , Local bus , Overnight public bus , Taxi
Included Activities
  • Mexico City - Leader-led City Tour of Historic Center
  • Mexico City - Leader-led Taco Crawl
  • Leader-led Informal Spanish Lesson
  • Oaxaca - Leader-led Orientation Walk
  • San Cristobal de Las Casas - Leader-led City Tour
  • San Juan Chamula - Maya Church (Entrance Fee)
  • Zinacantan - Maya Church (Entrance Fee)
  • Agua Azul - Waterfall Visit (entrance fee included)
  • Palenque - Archaeological site (Entrance fee & Transport)
  • Merida - Leader-led Orientation Walk
  • Izamal - Leader-led walking tour
  • Izamal - Convento de San Antonio de Padua (Entrance)
  • Playa del Carmen - Leader-led Orientation Walk
  • Playa del Carmen - Paleteria visit (Mexican Ice-cream store)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Mexico City and from Playa Del Carmen are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Real Mexico tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Real Mexico tour. You can cancel the tour up to 24 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 23 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 23 days before departure. For any departures within 28 June 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Real 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.

Visa

For this Real 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 travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

NEED HELP OR HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT THIS TOUR?
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.