Example trip

Classic Mexico

Best for:

Culture seekers and beach lovers

11 nights
$3,500
Jan Feb Mar Apr Oct Nov Dec

Curated by Olie

“This itinerary showcases Mexico’s vibrant cities, diverse culture, impressive architecture and stunning coast, staying at beautifully restored haciendas and visiting Mayan sites as you go. There’s such a wide variety to explore here, which makes this trip perfect for a first time visit.”

Itinerary

Day 1

Day 1
Arrival Mexico

Upon arrival at the airport you’ll be privately transferred to your accommodation.

After settling in, the rest of your day will be spent at leisure.

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Day 2

Day 2
Mexico City

Enjoy a tailored half day exploration of Mexico City.

You may like to visit the Zocalo, the city’s main plaza flanked by the National Palace, the Palace of Fine Arts and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Don’t miss the view from above into the Templo Mayor Aztec archaeological site, which showcases pre-Columbian ruins.

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Day 3

Day 3
Mexico City

Today you’ll embark on a privately guided visit to the UNESCO-listed archaeological zone of Teotihuacan, renowned for having the third and fourth largest pyramidal structures in the world.

You’ll also visit the Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe.

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Day 4

Day 4
Mexico City - Merida

Today you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Merida, the so-called capital of the Yucatan Peninsula built on the site of an ancient Mayan city.

After checking into your hotel, the rest of the day will be spent at your leisure.

 

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Day 5

Day 5
Merida

Enjoy a free day to explore the colourful colonial streets and plazas or squares of Merida on your own or with a guide.

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Day 6

Day 6
Merida

This morning, your private guide will take you on a historic exploration of the region’s top archaeological sites: the Mayan ruins at Uxmal and Kabah. As a World Heritage site, Uxmal is one of the best restored ruins in the Yucatan Peninsula, and certainly one of the most impressive.

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Day 7

Day 7
Merida - Chichen Itza Area

This morning you’ll be transferred to your hacienda close to the ruins of Chichen Itza.

The afternoon will be spent at your leisure.

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Day 8

Day 8
Chichen Itza

Enjoy a tour of the fascinating Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza, the most famous and well-restored Yucatán Maya. Visit the great ball court, plazas, observatory, and temples of this beautiful area before having the chance to take a refreshing dip in one of the most important Mayan Cenotes or freshwater lagoons.

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Day 9

Day 9
Chichen Itza - Tulum

Today you’ll head for the coast of Tulum where you’ll spend the next three nights relaxing by the beach, enjoying the landscape and indulging in local food.

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Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 10-11

Day 10 - 11
Tulum

Spend the final few days of your holiday at your leisure. Kick back beside the swimming pool at your hotel or on the sweeping beach. You can also visit the Sian Ka’an Biosphere and the Mayan ruins of Tulum and Koba. Your Lightfoot Travel Designer will be able to advise on activities prior to departure.

From: $3,500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 12

Day 12
Departure

Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.

From: $3,500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing