Highlights of Mexico

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5 Based on 6 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" tour starts and ends in Mexico City. It is an adventure tour that takes 13 days taking you through Campeche, Mexico City, Palenque and 4 other destinations in Mexico. "Highlights Of Mexico" is a guided small group tour 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
5 - Excellent
Based on 6 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On May 15 2024
4 - Very Good
Very Good
Local guides were great and very informative. However, not sure that contractor in Mexico was not overly helpful.
  • Anonymous
  • On Feb 13 2024
5 - Excellent
This was a very worthwhile trip. We saw a lot of southern Mexico, with a journey of 1500 miles. We visited many meso american sites, Palenque, Uxmal, Chichen Itza, but also saw a lot of the country. Going by car though a long... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Feb 13 2024
5 - Excellent
The trip was very successful.. varied..all arrangements went smoothly and to plan.
  • Zaneta Cirbulenaite
  • From USA
  • On Jan 28 2023
5 - Excellent
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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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 26 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 26 September 2024, a deposit of 324 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. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


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.
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