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Classic Mexico Adventure

14 days, Mexico City to Playa del Carmen

Mexico, Teotihuacan Pyramids

If you want to experience all the flavours of Mexico you’re going to need more than just tacos and tequila ­— the music, the history, and the people all have a little something you’ll crave. Cities, beaches, jungle, and the curious spices of mole sauce all await on this 14-day tour that lets you hit the beach, discover the ruins of the Mayans, and wander colonial cities. Think of this as Mexico 101 ­without the pop quiz.

14 days

Mexico City to Playa del Carmen

From$10911HKD
was $13639
Valid on Jun 4 2022
Trip Code: CMMP

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If you want to experience all the flavours of Mexico you’re going to need more than just tacos and tequila ­— the music, the history, and the people all have a little something you’ll crave. Cities, beaches, jungle, and the curious spices of mole sauce all await on this 14-day tour that lets you hit the beach, discover the ruins of the Mayans, and wander colonial cities. Think of this as Mexico 101 ­without the pop quiz.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Classic

All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12.

Age requirement: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

14 days

Mexico City to Playa del Carmen

From$10911HKD
was $13639
Valid on Jun 4 2022
Trip Code: CMMP

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

Special Offers

Expires on Jun 01, 2022 03:59 UTC
Promo Code G22GAV020ADV09

Creating ripples that change lives

The Ripple Score is an honest evaluation of how often we use local businesses and services to create each tour. With this score you can see the percentage of our local expenses that stay in the communities you visit. Learn more

Ripple Score

100

Map of the route for Classic Mexico Adventure

Places visited

Itinerary

Day 1Mexico City

Arrive at any time.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2Mexico City

Enjoy free time to explore Mexico City. Opt to check out the sprawling zócalo (main square), visit the Frida Kahlo museum in vibrant Coyoacán, or view impressive Mayan and Aztec artifacts at the National Anthropology Museum.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 3Mexico City/Puebla

Rise early and explore the ancient city of Teotihuacan on a guided tour. Work up a sweat climbing the Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon, and be rewarded by sweeping views of the ruins site. Travel to Puebla and enjoy an orientation walk downtown.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 4Puebla

Enjoy a free day to explore the city. Opt to visit a ceramics workshop, check out the pyramid of nearby Cholula, sample delicious local specialties, or watch a lucha libre wrestling match at night.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 5Puebla/Oaxaca

Journey south to beautiful Oaxaca, and get a feel for the city on an orientation walk, stopping to visit one of its sprawling markets.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 6Oaxaca

Take advantage of free time, and opt to learn how to make mole in a cooking class, shop at nearby artisan villages, Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Mitla, or sample some mezcal at a local distillery - look out for the worm!

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 7Oaxaca/Palenque

Travel in style and fly to Villahermosa, then transfer to Palenque by land.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 8Palenque

Enjoy a guided tour of the Mayan ruins of Palenque, set in the jungle of Chiapas. Opt for a jungle walk in the afternoon.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 9Palenque/Mérida

Travel to the Yucatán Peninsula, stopping off in the seaside historic city of Campeche. Upon arrival in Mérida, enjoy an orientation walk to get to know the city's layout and attractions.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 10Mérida

Enjoy a free day to explore Mérida and surroundings. Opt to visit the Mayan ruins of Uxmal or explore the main square and historic buildings of Mérida.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 11Mérida/Valladolid

Explore the ancient Mayan City of Chichén Itzá with a guided tour, then continue on to the quaint city of Valladolid. Opt to cool off with a swim in a nearby cenote, a natural water-filled sinkhole.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 12Valladolid/Playa del Carmen

Travel to Playa del Carmen to lounge on Mayan Riviera beaches. Enjoy dinner at a G Adventures-supported community restaurant with a youth-focused art program.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your G for Good Moment El Hongo Mexican Community Restaurant & Youth Art Program

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 13Playa del Carmen

Opt to explore the Mayan ruins of Tulúm or just play in the waves and enjoy the beach!

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 14Playa del Carmen

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: El Hongo Mexican Community Restaurant & Youth Art Program, Playa del Carmen
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Guided tour of Teotihuacan
  • Orientation walk in Puebla
  • Orientation walk and market visit in Oaxaca
  • Guided tour of Palenque ruins site
  • Campeche visit
  • Orientation walk in Mérida
  • Guided tour of Chichén Itzá
  • Free time in Puebla, Oaxaca, and Playa del Carmen
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotels (13 nts).

Meals

13 breakfasts, 1 dinner
Allow USD375-490 for meals not included.

Transportation

Public air-conditioned bus, taxi, private vehicle, plane, walking.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Available extras (Add these to your tour when you book)

My Own Room - From $3489.00

If you're travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the online booking process.

Make it a private tour

Book this tour as a private departure - with your own CEO and all the benefits of a G Adventures group tour - for any group, big or small (even just one traveller).

Classic Mexico Adventure

| 14 days - Mexico City to Playa del Carmen - from $10911 HKD