México – Scc – Palenque – Campeche – Mérida – Cancún
10 Days / 09 Nights
Enjoy the beautiful views of Sumidero canyon, then continue to the Mythic San Cristobal de las Casas and its indigenious comunities. Amaze yourself with the Agua Azul waterfalls and the archaeological sites of Palenque, Uxmal and Chichen Itza, plus enjoy the sun shine of the Mexican Caribbean.
Departures to Tuxtla Gutierrez on Saturday, pax must be arriving to Mexico on Thursday.
DAY 01. (THU) TRANSFER IN MEXICO CITY
Reception at the Mexico City international airport “Benito Juarez”, transfer to the hotel of your choice and lodging.
DAY 02. (FRI) MEXICO CITY
Breakfast. We will start the city tour by visiting the historic center; the cultural heritage of humanity, as well as the National Palace (panoramic), the Plaza de la Constitution or Zocalo, the Templo Mayor Azteca, and the Metropolitan Cathedral, as well as its main avenues, then we will visit the Chapultepec Forest and one of the most famous residential areas, as well as the Zona Rosa. Return to the hotel and rest of the day at leisure.
DAY 03. (SAT) MEXICO CITY / TUXTLA / SUMIDERO / SAN CRISTOBAL
Breakfast. At convenient time, transfer to the airport to flight to Tuxtla Gutierrez. Assistance and transfer. You will enjoy a most beautiful landscape, its orography and magnificent flowers. Arrival and transfer to the pier of the Grijalva river to enjoy travelling in a boat through Sumidero Canyon which is a geological marvel which height reaches 1000 Mt. in its highest point. Afterwards, transfer to San Cristobal de las Casas. Overnight.
Issue arrival ticket to Tuxtla between 09:00 – 13:00 hrs.
DAY 04. (SUN) SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS / INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES
Breakfast. Departure and transportation to an area known as “Los altos de Chiapas” to visit the indigenous communities in San Juan Chamula and Zinacantan, indigenous towns which keep their traditional way of life, their religious faith and their social organizations. Their churches, buildings and clothing are most original and colourful. Afterwards, return to San Cristobal de las Casas. Free afternoon. We suggest a walking through the streets of this beautiful city and visit the market, Santo Domingo, the Cathedral and the museum of Jade which keep a copy of King Pakal’s tomb. Lodging. Overnight.
DAY 05. (MON) SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LAS CASAS / AGUA AZUL / MISOL-HA / PALENQUE
Breakfast. Tour to the Agua Azul Waterfalls (Blue Water Waterfalls), its water seeming turquoise tones, its short waterfalls create wells which in turn are natural swimming pools where it is possible to be refreshed, surrounded by abundant vegetation and typical fauna of the place. We will visit the Misol Ha Waterfall. Afterwards, we will be heading towards Palenque. Overnight.
DAY 06. (TUE) PALENQUE / CAMPECHE
Breakfast. Visit the archaeological area of Palenque, located at the jungle. One of the most important of the Mayan World, Both, due to the historical discoveries as for its beauty. Within the Pyramid of Inscriptions there was found the original King Pakal’s tomb with an engraved inscription in it. Visit to Cruz Foliada Temple, Sun’s temple and the Palace. We will continue our tour to reach the beautiful city of Campeche surrounded by walls. Overnight.
DAY 07. (WED) CAMPECHE / UXMAL / MERIDA
Breakfast. Enjoy a panoramic tour of Campeche city surrounded by walls. Departure towards Uxmal, deemed as one of the most representative and antique cities in the Puuc area. Visit to this archaeological area of great architectural beauty: The Pyramid of the Fortune-Teller, the Nuns Quadrangle, the Palace of the Governor and the Ball’s Game. Following the trip to Merida “The White City”. Overnight.
DAY 08. (THU) MERIDA / CHICHEN ITZA / CANCUN OR RIVIERA MAYA
Breakfast. Departure towards Chichén itzá, the best known Mayan City in Mexico. It was declared World Heritage by UNESCO and is one of the “Seven New Marvels of the World”. An archaeological site where an advanced archaeological and astronomic knowledge was revealed. We will visit the Pyramid with long stairs called “The Castle” or “Kukulkan’s Temple, the Ball’s Play, the Skeletons Platform, the Temple of the Jaguars, the Observatory, the One Thousand Columns Square and the Sacred Pond. Afterwards we shall continue our trip towards Cancun or the coastal region named “The Mayan Riviera”. Arrival to the hotel. Overnight.
DAY 09. (FRI) CANCÚN OR RIVIERA MAYA
Breakfast. Free day at leisure or for your own activities.
DAY 10. (SAT) DEPARTURE TRANSFER / END OF SERVICES
Breakfast. At the time indicated, transfer to the airport to board your return flight home. End of the services.