Best of Mexico & Costa Rica

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 22 days
  • tour type Group Tour
  • age requirement 15+ years old
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  • Starts Mexico, Mexico
  • Ends San Jose
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Get up close and personal with the country's diverse heritage, from the magnificent Aztec temples of Teotihuacan to the brightlydressed Maya folk of the hills of San Cristobal.
  • Compare Mexico City's heady streetfood scene to the subtler fare found in Oaxaca.
  • Take in the atmosphere and culture of San Jose: Costa Rica’s bustling capital nestled between the mountains and volcanoes.
  • Hike to San Pedrillo in Corcovado National Park and explore one of the world's most biodiverse regions.  
The trip Best Of Mexico & Costa Rica starts in Mexico and ends in San Jose. This is an explorer trip that takes 22 days taking you through Mexico, Mexico City, Teotihuacan, Izamal and 12 other destinations in Mexico and Costa Rica. This is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Raise glass of mezcal to the diversity of Mexico, then embrace ‘pura vida’ (the simple life) in the rainforests and on the beaches of Costa Rica. Discover history in the ruins of Chichen Itza, then visit a contemporary Maya village to see how ancient Mesoamerican traditions have evolved. Savour simple fare during lunch with a Zapotec family and sip smoky mezcal at a distillery in Oaxaca. Unwind in a small village near Corcovado National Park, hiking jungle trails in the morning and cooling off in the waters of the Osa Peninsula in the afternoon. Explore sloth country (AKA Manuel Antonio National Park) and match their leisurely pace as you relax among natural splendour of Costa Rica. Ancient cultures, incredible food, wildlife and wilderness – this 22-day trip has it all.
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ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Mexico City
  • Day 2: Mexico City
  • Day 3: Teotihuacan / Oaxaca
  • Day 4: Mitla / Oaxaca
  • Day 5: Oaxaca
  • Day 6: San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Day 7: San Juan Chamula / San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Day 8: San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Day 9: Palenque
  • Day 10: Palenque Ruins / Merida
  • Day 11: Merida
  • Day 12: Izamal
  • Day 13: Chichen Itza / Playa del Carmen
  • Day 14: Playa del Carmen
  • Day 15: San Jose
  • Day 16: San Gerardo de Dota
  • Day 17: Drake Bay
  • Day 18: Corcovado / Drake Bay
  • Day 19: Manuel Antonio
  • Day 20: Manuel Antonio
  • Day 21: San Jose
  • Day 22: San Jose
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
Accommodation
  • Comfortable Hotel (18 nights), Lodge (3 nights)
Meals
  • 21 Breakfast, 3 Lunch, 4 Dinner
Transport
  • Private vehicle , Plane , Shared boat
Included Activities
  • Mexico City - National Museum of Anthropology (Closed Mondays)
  • Mexico City - Leader-led city tour of Historic center
  • Mexico City - National Palace and Diego Rivera murals
  • Mexico City - Metropolitan Cathedral
  • Teotihuacan - Archaeological site (Entrance fee, Guide & Transport)
  • Leader-led Informal Spanish Lesson
  • Oaxaca - Leader-led orientation walk
  • Mitla - Archaeological site (Entrance fee, Guide & Transport)
  • Oaxaca - Guided full-day tour including the Tule Tree, a Mezcal distillery, and lunch in a Zapoteca family home
  • San Cristobal de las Casas - Leader-led orientation walk
  • San Cristobal de las Casas - Leader-led city tour
  • Maya village - San Juan Chamula Church (Entrance Fee)
  • Maya village - Zinacantan church (Entrance fee)
  • Agua Azul waterfall - Visit with option to swim (Entrance fee)
  • Merida - Leader-led orientation walk
  • Palenque - Archaeological site (Guide, Transport & Entrance fee)
  • Izamal - Convento de San Antonio de Padua (Entrance)
  • Izamal - Leader-led walking tour
  • Chichen Itza - Archaeological site (Entrance fee, Guide & Transport)
  • San Jose - Leader-led walking tour
  • Los Santos - Don Cornelio Family Coffee Experience
  • Palmar Norte - Finca 6 Sphere Museum (Entrance)
  • Corcovado - San Pedrillo Station Hike
  • Manuel Antonio National Park - Tour with a Naturalist Guide (Entrance fee, Guide & Transport)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Mexico and from San Jose 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 Best of Mexico & Costa Rica tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW
Payment

A deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 57 days before departure. For any departures within 11 February 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Best of Mexico & Costa Rica 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 Best of Mexico & Costa Rica 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.

CANCELLATION No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of Mexico & Costa Rica tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.
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