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This itinerary takes you on a journey through the cultural and historical wonders of Mexico, exploring its ancient civilizations and breathtaking landscapes. Starting with a city tour of Mexico City and a visit to the magnificent Teotihuacán Pyramids and Museum of Anthropology, you will then venture to Puebla, Veracruz, and Palenque to witness the beauty of their colonial architecture and explore the rich history of the Mayan culture. You will visit Yaxchilan, one of the most beautiful ancient cities of the Mayan Culture, and explore the impressive Archaeological Zones of Palenque, Uxmal, Chichen Itza, and Ek Balam, each with their unique charm and historical significance. Finally, you will end your journey in Cancun, enjoying the stunning beaches and turquoise waters that make it a world-renowned destination.

Day 1: Arrival to Mexico City (MEX)
Our staff will wait the clients with banner (surname of the clients) inside of the airport Terminal. Transfer to the hotel.

Day 2: City Tour - Teotihuacan Pyramids - Museum of Anthropology
This tour will take you to the archaeological site of Teotihuacán, which is one of the most impressive sites of the Aztec World. Located only one hour outside of Mexico City. You will have a chance to see the complexities of Aztec treasures, the magnificent Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon. Also, you will see the Butterflies Temple, the Avenue of the Dead, and the Temple of Quetzalcoatl.
We will take you to the historical centre of Mexico City and you will see: “Zocalo”, the main national square, ruins of the ancient Aztec city Tenochtitlan, the Cathedral and the National Palace with murals made by Diego Rivera.
During the City tour we also will visit the famous Anthropology Museum with the great collection of pre-Hispanic artefacts.

Day 3: Mexico City – Puebla - Veracruz
From Mexico City begins an interesting journey to the beautiful city of Puebla, in the central east part of Mexico and southwest of Mexico City, known for its delicious gastronomy, colonial architecture, and the ceramics, like the famous “Talavera”, made locally, to then continue to the city of Veracruz located on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Veracruz is one of the ancients and biggest ports of the country, founded in XVI century by Spanish colonizers.

Day 4: Veracruz – Villahermosa – Palenque
From Veracruz the trip continues to Villahermosa, in the Southeast of Mexico, home to the renowned La Venta Park-Museum, with important collections of pieces from the Olmec culture. The adventure continues until reaching the “Magic Town” Palenque, one of the most remarkable cities of the Mayan World, and an incredible place for the people who love archaeology, history, and nature, all together in one site.

Day 5: Palenque – Yaxchilan – Palenque
The tour will start early in the morning: first we will go by ground transportation and then by boat to Yaxchilan, one of the most beautiful ancient cities of the Mayan Culture, located on the banks of the Usumacinta River: one bank of the river is Mexico and another one is already in Guatemala. After the tour return to Palenque.

Day 6: Palenque – Campeche
This day you will visit the impressive Archaeological Zone of Palenque, UNESCO world heritage since 1987, and very important site belonging to the Mayan culture. From Palenque we will go to the beautiful colonial city of Campeche, located on the Gulf of Mexico, in the Yucatan Peninsula. Campeche is a walled city with colonial architecture with the spectacular Fort San Miguel.

Day 7: Campeche – Merida
After Campeche city tour we will depart to Uxmal, another ancient Mayan city, in the State of Yucatan, UNESCO world heritage since 1986, with a very important Archaeological Zone representative of the Puuc Culture, to finish this day in Merida, called Ciudad Blanca, capital of Yucatan

Day 8: Merida – Chichen Itza – Ek Balam - Cancun
This day we will visit the Archaeological Zone of Chichen Itza, a very famous Mayan ruins complex, magnificent and enigmatic with its incomparable buildings, like the amazing Pyramid of Kukulkan, one of the 7 wonders of the modern world, also known as El Castillo, a huge, stepped pyramid which domains the approximately 6.5 square kms of this ancient Mayan city. There are some other spectacular structures such as the Ball field and the Temple of warriors. Then we will take you to see the also very interesting Archaeological Zone of Ek Balam, to finally continue to the city of Cancun, known worldwide for its beautiful beaches colored in turquoise blue.


  • Accommodation in hotels, Standard rooms with breakfast included (Check in at 15-00 hrs)
  • Private transportation with [professional driver
  • VAT (Value Added Tax) and City Taxes included
  • Entrance fees during the tours mentioned
  • English speaking guide


  • Personal expenses
  • Flights
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