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8-Day Best of Mexico Tour: Mexico City to Cancun

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Mexico City, Mexico

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icon8 days  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Wondering what’s worth seeing in Mexico? This 8-day tour starting in Mexico City has your itinerary all mapped out for you. Travel with a guide to see the Shrine of Guadalupe, UNESCO-listed Teotihuacan pyramids, Mayan towns of Palenque and Campeche, Uxmal, Chichén Itzá, and more. Experience the comforts of 4- or 5-star hotel accommodations along the way, and end your Mexico tour on the stunning Caribbean beaches of Cancun or the Mayan Riviera.
  • 8-day tour from Mexico City to Cancun
  • See many famous attractions including the National Palace in Mexico City and the Mayan ruins in Chichén Itzá
  • Explore the towns of Palenque and Campache
  • Relax on the white-sand beaches of Cancun or the Mayan Riviera
  • Complimentary airport transfers included
  • Choice of 4-star or 5-star accommodation
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Dinner
2 nights accommodation in Mexico City, 1 night accommodation in Palenque
1 night accommodation in Campeche, 1 night accommodation in Mérida
2 night accommodation in Cancun
Local flight CDMX-Villahermosa
Airport transfers in Mexico City (arrival) and Cancun (departure)
Bilingual English/Spanish-speaking guide
Lodging taxes
Breakfast (7)
Lunch (3)
Food and drinks, unless specified
Gratuities

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: Tour departs after arrival at Benito Juarez International Airport.

Airports

  • Juarez Intl Airport, Mexico City Mexico


Departure Time

9:00 AM
Instead of flying from Mexico City straight to Cancun, sign up for this 8-day tour that stops at some of Mexico’s most important historical and cultural sites. From Mexico City, you'll make your way to well-preserved Mayan ruins of the Yucatán Peninsula, visiting unique places like the ancient city of Palenque and the charming town of Campeche. Your best-of-Mexico tour winds down on the white-sand Caribbean beaches of Cancun or the Mayan Riviera.

So don’t spend valuable personal time figuring out what to see and how to get there—all vehicle transport and hotel accommodations have been arranged—you only have to decide whether you want to stay in a 4- or 5-star hotel.

Instead of sitting on a plane, you’ll capture memorable snapshots of great archaeological ruins, Mexican towns and top landmarks, including the Fortune Teller Pyramid in Uxmal, the former Mayan trading village of Campeche, and the Mayan ruins of Chichén Itzá. 

See Itinerary below for information on each day’s activities.
Itinerary
Mexico City International Airport
Arrival transfer airport - hotel
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Accommodation:
 Overnight in the hotel of your choice
Meals:
  Not Included
Teotihuacan Pyramids
We will begin our journey visiting the Square of the three cultures, where the past and the present mix, we will also visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of America; continue to the impressive archaeological zone of Teotihuacan, to admire the monumental Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, the temple of Quetzalpapalotl, the citadel and the avenue of the dead. We will also visit an arts & crafts center. Return to the hotel and rest of the day free.
Duration: 5 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Museo de la Basilica de Guadalupe
We will begin our journey visiting the Square of the three cultures, where the past and the present mix, we will also visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of America; continue to the impressive archaeological zone of Teotihuacan, to admire the monumental Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, the temple of Quetzalpapalotl, the citadel and the avenue of the dead. We will also visit an arts & crafts center. Return to the hotel and rest of the day free.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Accommodation:
 Overnight in the hotel of the route
Meals:
 Breakfast  
Mexico City International Airport
Departure transfer hotel - mexico city airport for your flight to Villahermosa
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Accommodation:
 Overnight in the hotel according of the route in Villahermosa
Meals:
 Breakfast  Dinner  
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque
Visit to the archeological site of Palenque, nestled in the jungle. One of the most important Mayan sites due to the findings in this location and also because of its beauty. Inside the inscriptions pyramid archeologists found the sarcophagus of the Pakal King, with a craved stone. The Sun temple, The Cruz Follada Temple, and the Palace. Departure towards Campeche to find a beautiful view of the Mexican Gulf
Duration: 5 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Accommodation:
 Overnight in the hotel according of the route in Campeche
Meals:
 Breakfast  Lunch  
Zona Arqueologica Uxmal
Departure towards Uxmal. We will visit this Archeological site that ha a magnificent arquitecture beauty: The Fortune Teller pyramid, The nuns square, The governor’s palace and the Ball Game. Lunch. Continue our trip to Merida, “The White City” where we will start with a Panoramic tour: The Montejo boulevard, The Patriotic monunment, and the main square with the Cathedral and the Government Palace.
Duration: 4 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Merida Cathedral
Departure towards Uxmal. We will visit this Archeological site that ha a magnificent arquitecture beauty: The Fortune Teller pyramid, The nuns square, The governor’s palace and the Ball Game. Lunch. Continue our trip to Merida, “The White City” where we will start with a Panoramic tour: The Montejo boulevard, The Patriotic monunment, and the main square with the Cathedral and the Government Palace.
Duration: 4 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Accommodation:
 Overnight in the hotel according of the route in Merida
Meals:
 Breakfast  Lunch  
Chichen Itza
Departure towards Chichen Itza, The most renown Mayan city in Mexico. Archeological site where we can find how advanced were the Mayas with Astronomy studies. It has the Kukulcan Temple, the Ball game, the Skull platform, Jaguar’s Temple, The observatory, the one thousand columns plaza and the Sacred Cenote. Lunch. Continue to Cancun or Mayan Riviera.
Duration: 5 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Accommodation:
 Overnight in the hotel according of the route in Cancun or Mayan Riviera
Meals:
 Breakfast  Lunch  
Playa Delfines
Admire this Cancun beach
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Accommodation:
 Overnight in the hotel according of the route in Cancun or Mayan Riviera
Meals:
 Breakfast  
Cancun Airport Transportation
Departure transfer hotel cancun or riviera maya - airport
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Accommodation:
  Not Included
Meals:
 Breakfast  
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Please note: 5-star hotel options are only available in Mexico City and Cancun. Hotel options in Palenque, Campeche and Merida are all 4-star hotels
  • Note: Passengers MUST arrive on friday
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 2 standard suitcases. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
  • Please note: if your transfer to the Cancun airport is between 8pm and 7:59am, there will be an additional charge of US$18 per person (from Cancun hotels) or US$35 per person (from Playa del Carmen hotels)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Shared Transfer Mexico city Airport - Mexico city Downtown hotels
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Mexitours

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during 8-Day Best of Mexico Tour: Mexico City to Cancun?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by 8-Day Best of Mexico Tour: Mexico City to Cancun.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during 8-Day Best of Mexico Tour: Mexico City to Cancun?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by 8-Day Best of Mexico Tour: Mexico City to Cancun.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during 8-Day Best of Mexico Tour: Mexico City to Cancun?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by 8-Day Best of Mexico Tour: Mexico City to Cancun.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during 8-Day Best of Mexico Tour: Mexico City to Cancun?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by 8-Day Best of Mexico Tour: Mexico City to Cancun.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during 8-Day Best of Mexico Tour: Mexico City to Cancun?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by 8-Day Best of Mexico Tour: Mexico City to Cancun.

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Coastal691644
, Nov 2019
Visited 3 most spectacular Mayan sites including Chichen itza which is one of the recent 7 wonders of the world! Absolutely amazing !
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Thank you so much for your comments, it will be such a pleasure to attend you in a near future on your next vacations to Mexico! Best regards
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Great tour. perfectly organized, but...
Vitaliy S
, Sep 2017
Great tour. perfectly organized, but the tour included 3 dinner, but only 1 was included
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As others have said, Viator is no...
Jason B
, Jan 2016
As others have said, Viator is no help with any issues and they defer to the tour operator. Neither group would provide a detailed itinerary until after we arrived. We were also required to sign that we would not complain about anything unless we had called the tour operator first. The first hotel, Galleria Plaza had no pool, no gym remodeling but 11 gay bars within 2 blocks. The first morning we were taken to a shop across from the church and left to shop for an hour while our guide went up the street for breakfast. Not much time to see the churches when he returned. The next morning pickup was 6am- before the breakfast at the hotel- and 4 hours before our flight. We were dropped off at the wrong airport terminal and had to walk a mile and then kill 3 hours in the airport. Dropped off in Palenque with rooms not ready and no instructions. We were told at 6 pm that dinner would be at 8. The group meal at the restaurant was lousy while the hotel food was good. Travel through the Yucatan in a crowded van with bad suspension. They booked us into the Holiday Inn Cancun which is not a 4 star... Not a 2 star. A dump. We complained and were moved to the Krystal, which was great. All in all, the sites are amazing. The tours are poorly organized and there is way too much time spent at shopping malls and not enough time at the ruins.
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The sites and itinerary were great...
Misc13
, Dec 2015
The sites and itinerary were great, but a couple of the companies used were pretty bad. Viator outsources to a 3rd party who then outsources to different tour providers at various parts of the trip. The 3rd party was difficult to work with and I did have a couple issues with the booking. This tour is very economical, but that does have some accompanying risks. If you can roll with it, this is a great tour. If not, book directly with other tour providers.
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Should have more time on visited sites...
Luiz M
, Feb 2015
Should have more time on visited sites especially Chichen Itza.
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The itinerary was excellent, we were...
M S
, Feb 2015
The itinerary was excellent, we were happy with the accommodation selections along the journey with one exception. The exception being in Mexico City. Our hotel was undergoing substantial renovations to the lobby with construction noise present all day and night. This hotel should be avoided.
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1 speaking bilingual at the same...
Terasak T
, Dec 2014
1 speaking bilingual at the same time makes confusion. 2 speaking without microphone is hard to listen clearly , and the peaked has to shout. 3 Bringing clients into merchandise shop father than the place schedualed is waisting the time.
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It was absolutely amazing. Lovely...
Farzad
, Sep 2014
It was absolutely amazing. Lovely country, lovely people and culture. It could not be better than this. We loved and enjoyed every single minutes in this trip. Viva Mexico
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The tour was excellent and the tour...
Annie L
, Jun 2014
The tour was excellent and the tour guide was very knowledgeable. The hotel rooms were clean and big.We could have stayed one extra day to see Mexico city. The other problem was that the other people on the tour were almost all Spanish speaking tourists so the tour guide was explaining and talking in Spanish 80% of the time while we signed on for an English speaking tour guide.
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The only good things about this tour...
Clare M
, Mar 2014
The only good things about this tour are the hotels, the fact you get to see all the Mayan ruins, and the bus was of a high standard. Other than that, it is very rusted, the included meals are not good, the tour guide mainly spoke in Spanish and it was generally disorganised.
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