The Aztec and Maya Civilization

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Tour Overview

This tour takes you on a journey back in time discovering the ruins of one of the most advanced civilisations in the world whilst offering a glimpse of everyday life during ancient times.

Mexico City, known as ‘Tenochtitlan’ amongst the Aztecs, is the metropolis heart of the ancient Aztec civilisation serving as a city and religious epicentre. It is here that you’ll find majestic Teotihuacán an area filled with mysterious and complex pyramids with discoveries still being unearthed today. Explore the tranquil Mayan ruins of Palenque set in the jungle before spending a day among the beautifully carved and decorated pyramids of Uxmal and Kabah. You will end your journey seeing the of complex pyramids of Chichen Itza – one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

Daily Departure – Minimum 2 people

Itinerary

DAY 1
Mexico City

Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel

DAY 2
Mexico City

City tour including major sights such as Zocalo, the National Palace, the Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral, ruins of Templo Mayor and Paseo de la Reforma. Afternoon visits to the ‘Shrine of Guadalupe’ and the archaeological site of Teotihuacan with its impressive Aztec pyramids of the Sun, Moon and Quetzalcoatl.

Breakfast
DAY 3
Mexico City - Villahermosa

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Villahermosa. On arrival transfer to your hotel.

*Flight not included

Breakfast
DAY 4
Villahermosa - Palenque - Merida

Tour to the Mayan archaeological  site of Palenque. The dense forest around the ruins is still home to howler monkeys, toucans and ocelots. After lunch transfer to the airport for your flight to Merida.

*Flight not included

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 5
Merida - Uxmal - Kabah - Merida

Excursion to the archaeological sites of Uxmal and Kabah. Lunch and afternoon return to Merida.

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 6
Merida - Cancun

Drive to Cancun with a stopover tour of the famous archaeological site of Chichen Itza. We have lunch and then continue to Cancun where you will stay 2 nights.

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 7
Cancun

Day at leisure.

Breakfast
DAY 8
Cancun

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Daily departures – minimum 2 people.

Breakfast

Tour Inclusions

  • 7 nights accommodation at selected hotels
  • Transfers, tours with English speaking guides and entrance fees
  • Meals as indicated in itinerary (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch
  • Daily Departure – Minimum 2 people

Tour Pricing

The Aztec and Maya Civilization - Minimum 2 people
Single
Twin / Double
Tourist Class Hotels
$1,963
$1,255 / person
First Class Hotels
$2,158
$1,363 / person
Deluxe Class Hotels
$2,800
$1,736 / person
*Contact us for additional or triple share prices

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