Explore Mexico City with its museums, nightlife and excellent hotels
Discover the Mayan ruins of the Yucatan Peninsula
Stay at the beautiful historic haciendas of colourful Merida
Take a jeep safari and boat ride in the jungle of the Sian Ka’an Biosphere on the Caribbean coast
Relax on the stunning sands of Tulum
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Day 12 Departure
Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.