Highlights of Mexico

A classic introduction to the delights of Mexico on this two-week  journey from Mexico City to the Caribbean coast, revealing the legacy of  Aztec and Mayan civilisations and the Spanish colonial influences on today’s Mexican society.

Highlights: Mexico City – Oaxaca – Palenque – Uxmal – Chichen Itza – Riviera Maya


Days 1-3

Mexico City

Your itinerary starts with the first few days in Mexico City. Airport-hotel transfers are included together with a city tour which includes a visit to the important Anthropology Museum and an excursion to Guadalupe and to the Aztec site of Teotihuacan. There is plenty of time for you to explore the markets, museums, galleries, squares and parks in your own time and discover restaurants, bars and cafes of the Zona Rosa. If you would like us to book additional excursions or activities, please let us know.

Days 4-6


Oaxaca is a delightful amalgam of the modern, indigenous, colonial and ancient and is an ideal base from which to take an excursion to Mitla and to Monte Alban.

Days 7-8


One of the most important Mayan sites set amidst tropical vegetation of the jungle. A guided tour of the site is included.

Days 9-10


The colonial heart of Merida is very appealing with good restaurants and plenty of nightlife. It is also within easy reach of the Mayan pyramid of Uxmal. A city tour and excursion to Uxmal are included.

Day 11

Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza is regarded as one of the new seven wonders of the world announced in Lisbon on 7 July 2007 (Machu Picchu and the famous statue of Christ in Rio de Janeiro are others from Latin America). You will have a tour of the site on your way to the Riviera Maya.

Days 12-14

Riviera Maya

What better way is there to end your trip to Mexico than with a few days relaxation on one of the beaches along the Riviera Maya? We offer a range of hotels from secluded and sophisticated hideaways to standard bungalows and simple accommodation according to your preferences and budget.

Day 15

Depart Mexico

Transfer from your hotel in the Riviera Maya in time to check-in for your flight home from Cancun airport.

This suggested itinerary can be varied in any way you choose to suit your exact requirements so give us a call now on 01932 424252 to discuss any modifications.


Mexico has a wide range of types & styles of hotels, at a variety of price-points to suit all budgets. Please chat to one of our Travel Consultants to get informed advice as to which hotels they would suggest for your tailor-made holiday.

Included Tours, Excursions & Activities whilst on your Mexican Holiday

The tours, excursions & activities mentioned in the above sample itinerary are just a selection of what is available in each location. The itinerary can be adjusted to fit your particular requirements for this holiday; please liaise with your Travel Consultant to confirm what other activities are available and what you would like to include in your tailor-made holiday.

Duration of your  Mexico Holiday

If you like the broad sweep of the above sample itinerary but have fewer days to spend on your holiday, or wish to extend it in any way, please ask your Travel Consultant for ideas on how to shorten or lengthen the holiday, or how to reorganise the itinerary.

No-Obligation Quote

We would be delighted to email you a no-obligation, fully-detailed itinerary & quote, containing images of the hotels we suggest for your Mexico holiday along with a link to the hotel’s website, plus details of any included tours & excursions. The quote will clearly state what is, and what is not included in the quoted price. If you thereafter wish to make any changes to the initial itinerary – be it an alternative hotel, different activities, a different duration in any location etc. – that’s not a problem and we will continue to work with you to adjust the itinerary until it exactly matches what you’re looking for from this holiday in Mexico.