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MEXICO-CITIES, CUISINE & RUINS

15 Days, Mexico City to Playa Del Carmen
MEXICO-CITIES, CUISINE & RUINS

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From the hustle of modern Mexico City, which preserves its magic from centuries gone by, to the ruins at Chichen Itza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, this adventu read more...

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    • Are young at heart
    • Prefer fast-paced and budget-friendly trips
    • Want to have meaningful encounters with local people
    • Love making new friends
What's Included
  • Overseas Medical Insurance for the duration of the tour (Sum of US$ 2,50,000 covered).
  • 14 nNights accommodation with breakfast (Simple hotels (12 nts), overnight bus (2 nts). (Hotels (14 nts), camping (1 nt, Bedouin-style camp).
  • Max 18, avg 14
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  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities (Public air-conditioned bus, taxi, van).)
  • Orientation walks in Oaxaca, San Cristoobal De Las Casas, Puebla, and Meerida
  • Guided tour of Chicheen Itzaa.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guide.
  • Services of Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout the tour.
VERY IMPORTANT
Please ensure that you print a final copy of your trip details provided by Cox & Kings as pdf format.
Important Notes
We recommend you to have a meal budget of USD 340-470 for food and drinks which are not included in the programme.
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Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive Mexico City
Day 2 Mexico City
Day 3 Mexico City/Puebla
Day 4 Puebla/Oaxaca
Day 5 Oaxaca
Day 6 Oaxaca/San Cristobal de Las Casas
Day 7 San Cristobal de Las Casas
Day 8 San Cristobal de Las Casas
Day 9 San Cristobal de Las Casas/Palenque
Day 10 Palenque/Meerida
Day 11 Merida
Day 12 Merida
Day 13 Merida/Playa del Carmen
Day 14 Playa del Carmen
Day 15 Playa del Carmen
Departures
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  • Start
  • Finish
  • Sat, 02 Dec '17
  • Sat, 16 Dec '17
  • Sat, 06 Jan '18
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  • Sat, 27 Jan '18
  • Sat, 10 Feb '18
  • Sat, 24 Feb '18
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  • Sat, 24 Nov '18
  • Sat, 08 Dec '18
  • Sat, 22 Dec '18
  • Sat, 05 Jan '19
  • Sat, 29 Dec '18
  • Sat, 12 Jan '19
TRIP SPECIFIC SAFETY

Cox & Kings takes all reasonable measures to ensure your safety and enjoyment while travelling with us. The aim of this document is to give you an insight into ways you may further enhance your own personal safety while abroad.

Places Visited
  • Mexico City
  • Puebla
  • Oaxaca
  • On Board The Bus
  • San Cristobal De Las Casas
  • Palenque
  • Merida
  • Playa Del Carmen
  • DAY 1 Arrive Mexico City

    Arrive at any time.
    Arrive at any time. Check into our hotel and enjoy the city. Please try to arrive before 6pm for an important group meeting where you can meet the Chief Experience Officer (CEO) and the other group members.

    Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    18:00
    Tonight, the adventure begins. Feel free to explore - but make sure you're back in time to meet your group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your trip. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 2 Mexico City

    Opt to visit the massive pyramids of Teotihuacan or explore bustling Mexico City.
    Explore one of the world's largest metropolitan areas or take an optional day trip to the famous archaeological site of Teotihuacan.
    If you prefer to get outside the city, the pyramids of Teotihuacan and the canals and gardens of Xochimilco are two good places to start. At night, you'll have the option to witness the high-flying practitioners of "lucha libre," Mexico's world-famous brand of wrestling.
    Free Time
    Mexico CityFull Day
    Get out and explore this Mexican metropolis.
    Optional Activities
    Teotihuacan Pyramids Visit

    Teotihuacan
    Visit the ruins of Teotihuacan northeast of Mexico City. This ruin site dates back to 100BC and has the impressive Avenue of the Dead, Pyramid of the Sun and Pyramid of the Moon. Bring water, wear a hat and solid walking shoes, and climb the pyramids to learn all about this pre-Columbian Mesoamerican city.
    Lucha Libre Match
    Mexico City
    Combatants don colourful masks and catapult themselves towards their opponents off of the ring's ropes, employing a variety of different moves and holds to pin them to the mat for a three-count. The largely Mexican crowds are usually rowdy, making "lucha libre" an entertaining way to throw yourself head-first into the local culture. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 3 Mexico City/Puebla

    Orientation walk through Puebla's cobblestone streets. Explore the walkable centre and check out the city's famous hand-painted ceramics that tile the walls of its historic buildings. Don't miss sampling the delicious Mole Poblano sauce. By night, witness a high-flying "lucha libra" (Mexican wrestling) match, or go out for a night on the town.

    After a short drive on one of Mexico's comfortable and often colourful buses, we arrive in Puebla, famous for its hand-painted tiles, unique handicrafts, mouth-watering Mole Poblano and rich colonial history. Orientation walk around town upon arrival to help you get your bearings.
    If you want to get out of town, head to nearby Cholula, home to a massive pyramid that hosts a church at the top and is now covered by the town, to catch an impressive sunset.

    First-class bus
    Mexico City - Puebla2h130km
    Ride on in style aboard a bus so roomy and comfortable you may not want to get off. This is not your grandmother's public bus.
    Orientation Walk
    Puebla
    The route will vary for each tour, allowing our CEOs to share their personal favourites. You can expect to see the zocalo, artisans' market and visit the historic buildings within centre of this World Heritage city.

    Optional Activities
    Mole-Making Class

    Puebla
    Learn to make the traditional sauce of mole, made with an assortment of chilis and chocolate. Sample your mouth-watering creation when you're done.
    Cholula Ruins Visit
    Cholula2h-3h
    10-25USD per personAlso known as Tlachihualtepetl, Cholula is a massive archaeological site west of Puebla. Dating from at least 100AD, it's the oldest continuously occupied ceremonial centre in the western hemisphere. Most impressive is the Great Pyramid of Cholula - a tall grass-covered structure which is actually at least four successive pyramids built one on top of the other. The Spanish built a church at the very top in 1594. Visit the museum to learn about the history, explore tunnels, and climb to the top for breathtaking views of nearby volcanoes. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 4 Puebla/Oaxaca

    Travel to colonial Oaxaca. Orientation walk to the main square and nearby markets.
    Upon arrival in Oaxaca, your CEO will take you an orientation walk around town to introduce you to this fascinating city.
    First-class bus
    Puebla - Oaxaca 6h320km
    Ride on in style aboard a bus so roomy and comfortable you may not want to get off. This is not your grandmother's public bus.
    Orientation Walk
    Oaxaca
    All walks will be slightly different, allowing your CEO to show off their favourite spots. You can expect to see the Santo Domingo Cultural Centre, walk through the zocalo and the famous 20th of November market. Opt to sample some delicious Oaxacan foods along the way such as mole, tlayudas or chapulines. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 5 Oaxaca

    Opt to travel to nearby artisan communities or visit the Zapotec ruins of Monte Alban.
    Free Time
    Oaxaca
    Get out and explore colonial Oaxaca and the surrounding area.
    Optional Activities
    Monte Alban Tour

    Monte Alban1h-3h
    15-25USD per personThe Zapotec site of Monte Alban dates back to 500BC and features platforms, pyramids, plazas and a ball court sitting on a leveled mountaintop some 10km (5 mi) from Oaxaca. Enjoy the 360-degree views, see Olmec carvings, and be sure to visit the museum to see artifacts and stelae excavated in the early 20th century.
    Valley of Mitla Ruins Visit
    San Pablo Villa de Mitla
    The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mitla is 38km (24 mi) from Oaxaca. Its name derives from the Nahuatl language, meaning 'Place of the Dead'. Occupied from 900 BC by the Zapotecs and then the Mixtecs, the ruin features five groups of structures on either side of the Mitla River. Look for ancient cut-stone mosaics, and intricate stone carvings throughout.
    The region is also famous for its hand-dyed, foot-loomed woven rugs. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 6 Oaxaca/San Cristobal de Las Casas

    First-class bus
    Oaxaca - San Cristobal de Las Casas11h625km
    Ride on in style aboard a bus so roomy and comfortable you may not want to get off. This is not your grandmother's public bus.

    Opt to travel to nearby artisan communities or visit the Zapotec ruins of Monte Albaan. Overnight bus to San Cristoobal.
    Free Time
    Oaxaca
    Get out and explore colonial Oaxaca and the surrounding area.
    First-class bus
    Oaxaca - San Cristoobal de Las Casas11h625km
    Ride on in style aboard a bus so roomy and comfortable you may not want to get off. This is not your grandmother's public bus.
    Optional Activities
    Monte Albaan Tour

    Monte Albaan1h-3h
    15-25USD per personThe Zapotec site of Monte Albaan dates back to 500BC and features platforms, pyramids, plazas and a ball court sitting on a leveled mountaintop some 10km (5 mi) from Oaxaca. Enjoy the 360-degree views, see Olmec carvings, and be sure to visit the museum to see artifacts and stelae excavated in the early 20th century.
    Valley of Mitla Ruins Visit
    San Pablo Villa de Mitla
    The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mitla is 38km (24 mi) from Oaxaca. Its name derives from the Nahuatl language, meaning 'Place of the Dead'. Occupied from 900 BC by the Zapotecs and then the Mixtecs, the ruin features five groups of structures on either side of the Mitla River. Look for ancient cut-stone mosaics, and intricate stone carvings throughout.
    The region is also famous for its hand-dyed, foot-loomed woven rugs. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 7 San Cristobal de Las Casas

    Orientation walk around this colonial town. Opt to visit the nearby indigenous Mayan village of San Juan Chamula to see unique day-to-day life or journey to beautiful Sumidero Canyon for a relaxing boat ride or scour the market for beautiful textiles.

    Crossing into the highlands, we make our way to the colonial city of San Cristoobal de las Casas. An included orientation tour will introduce you to the city and help give you your bearings.

    Known for its ties to the Zapatista revolution, San Cristoobal is also an architectural and cultural wonder. We have the option to take a trip to some of the outlying villages and learn how locals combine traditional beliefs and modern religion with intriguing results. Tours go into local homes to learn about day-to-day village life-an experience which should not be missed. You can also take a horse ride in the mountains, a day trip to Sumidero Canyon or mountain bike in the local hills.
    Orientation Walk
    Enjoy a brief walk with the CEO, designed to orient you with useful places in new destinations like supermarkets, main squares, and ATMs. For more specific or in depth destination information, an official guided tour is recommended.

    Orientation walk around this colonial town. Opt to visit the nearby indigenous Mayan village of San Juan Chamula to see unique day-to-day life or journey to beautiful Sumidero Canyon for a relaxing boat ride or scour the market for beautiful textiles.Orientation walk around this colonial town. Opt to visit the nearby indigenous Mayan village of San Juan Chamula to see unique day-to-day life or journey to beautiful Sumidero Canyon for a relaxing boat ride or scour the market for beautiful textiles.
    Orientation Walk
    Enjoy a brief walk with the CEO, designed to orient you with useful places in new destinations like supermarkets, main squares, and ATMs. For more specific or in depth destination information, an official guided tour is recommended.
    Free Time
    San Cristoobal de Las CasasFull Day
    Get out and explore San Cristoobal and its surroundings.
    Optional Activities
    Indigenous Villages Tour

    San Cristoobal de Las Casas4h-5h
    20USD per personVisit the communities of San Juan Chamula and Zinancantaan with a local guide and learn about this unique way of life. Visit the main plaza and places of worship to better understand the life of the local Tzotzil people. Buy carpets, textiles and hand-made "Zapatista" dolls made to honour former rebel leader, Subcomandante Marcos. Please be respectful when taking photographs here, it's not always welcomed by the residents.
    Lagunas de Montebello Visit
    San Cristoobal de Las Casas9h-12h
    30USD per personVisit Lagunas de Montebello National Park and the group of beautiful lakes near the Guatemalan border. Each is a different colour of green and blue. Visit a traditional village en route, swim at one of the 'lagunas', go for a short hike and visit the Mayan Chinkultic ruins.
    Sumidero Canyon
    San Cristoobal de Las Casas
    25USD per personDrive an hour before boarding a boat for a 2-hr journey through the deep Sumidero Canyon. Keep your eyes peeled for local wildlife, birds, monkeys and maybe even a river crocodile. Marvel at the tall waterfalls, hidden caves, and unusual rock formations along the Grijalva River. After, stop in a village to visit markets and enjoy lunch. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 8 San Cristobal de Las Casas

    Enjoy another free day to visit nearby villages, check out the natural beauty of Chiapas, and scour the markets. Don't miss the night life.
    Free Time
    San Cristoobal de Las CasasFull Day
    Get out and explore San Cristoobal and its surroundings.
    Optional Activities
    Indigenous Villages Tour

    San Cristoobal de Las Casas4h-5h
     20USD per personVisit the communities of San Juan Chamula and Zinancantaan with a local guide and learn about this unique way of life. Visit the main plaza and places of worship to better understand the life of the local Tzotzil people. Buy carpets, textiles and hand-made "Zapatista" dolls made to honour former rebel leader, Subcomandante Marcos. Please be respectful when taking photographs here, it's not always welcomed by the residents.
    Sumidero Canyon
    San Cristoobal de Las Casas
     25USD per personDrive an hour before boarding a boat for a 2-hr journey through the deep Sumidero Canyon. Keep your eyes peeled for local wildlife, birds, monkeys and maybe even a river crocodile. Marvel at the tall waterfalls, hidden caves, and unusual rock formations along the Grijalva River. After, stop in a village to visit markets and enjoy lunch.
    Lagunas de Montebello Visit
    San Cristoobal de Las Casas9h-12h
    30USD per personVisit Lagunas de Montebello National Park and the group of beautiful lakes near the Guatemalan border. Each is a different colour of green and blue. Visit a traditional village en route, swim at one of the 'lagunas', go for a short hike and visit the Mayan Chinkultic ruins. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 9 San Cristobal de Las Casas/Palenque

    Travel the roads of Chiapas and Tabasco towards the jungle of Palenque.
    A travel day by van through the mountains takes us to the outskirts of Palenque.
    Private Vehicle
    San Cristoobal de Las Casas - Palenque7h350km
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 10 Palenque/Meerida

    Opt to visit the Mayan ruins of Palenque, set deep in the jungle. Night bus to Merida.
    First-class bus
    Palenque - Merida9h550km
    Ride on in style aboard a bus so roomy and comfortable you may not want to get off. This is not your grandmother's public bus.

    Opt to visit the Mayan ruins of Palenque, set deep in the jungle. Night bus to Merida.
    One of the most significant ruins in the entire Mundo Maya, Palenque is set within the lush Chiapas jungle. The colourful, riotous wildlife and profuse flora will impress you as much as the ancient structures.
    Free Time
    Palenque Full Day
    Enjoy the sights and sounds of the jungle during free time.
    First-class bus
    Palenque - Merida9h550km
    Ride on in style aboard a bus so roomy and comfortable you may not want to get off. This is not your grandmother's public bus.
    Optional Activities
    Palenque Ruins Guided Tour

    Palenque2h-3h
    Experience the elegant jungle site of Palenque on a guided tour. See the highlights -- the Temple of the Cross Group, Temple of Inscriptions and the Grand Palace. Howler monkeys sound in the distance as the fog rolls in and out of this mystical site, one of the most important centres for trade and culture during the end of the Classic Maya period.
    Roberto Barrios Waterfalls and Barbecue
    Palenque5h-6h
    35-50USD per personVisit the Zapatista community of Roberto Barrios, Chiapas and have an optional local barbecue. After chowing down, have a swim and explore the cascading waterfall. If it hasn't rained for a few days, you will be astonished how refreshing the light blue water can get. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 11 Merida

    Orientation walk of Yucatan's capital. Opt to swim in a nearby cenote (underground pool) near the town of Cuzama or visit the Mayan ruins of Uxmal.
    Arrive in the morning after crossing the states of Chiapas, Tabasco, and Campeche to the Yucataan state and its capital, Meerida, where you will take an orientation walk.

    Meerida is a fascinating and beautiful city and easy to explore on foot. If cities aren't your thing, escape to the beach town of Progreso and see the Dzibilchaltun ruins on the way. Meerida is also the gateway to the Mayan ruins of the Puuc Route, the most famous of which is Uxmal, which rivals Chicheen Itzaa in its scale and extent of excavation. Visit a nearby cenote (water-filled sink hole) near the town of Cuzama, not far outside Meerida. Transportation is an adventure as it involves taking small wooden horse-drawn carts that run along old rail tracks. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the crystal clear waters.

    Orientation Walk
    Enjoy a brief walk with the CEO, designed to orient you with useful places in new destinations like supermarkets, main squares, and ATMs. For more specific or in depth destination information, an official guided tour is recommended.

    Orientation walk of Yucatan's capital. Opt to swim in a nearby cenote (underground pool) near the town of Cuzama or visit the Mayan ruins of Uxmal.
    Orientation Walk
    Enjoy a brief walk with the CEO, designed to orient you with useful places in new destinations like supermarkets, main squares, and ATMs. For more specific or in depth destination information, an official guided tour is recommended.
    Free Time
    MeeridaFull Day
    Get out and explore this city and region.
    Optional Activities
    Anthropological Museum Visit

    Meerida
    Installed on two floors of a refurbished mansion, this museum is considered to be one of the most important collections of Pre-Columbian Mayan culture in the Yucatan Peninsula. Learn everything there is to know about Mayan society, from war to writing, art to architecture, calendars, customs and offerings to the dead.

    Cuzama Cenote Visit
    Meerida5h-7h
    25-45USD per personHop into a horsecart to ride old rails to the entrance of an underground sinkhole. Swim in crystal-blue mineral water inside this limestone cave. Come prepared with your swimsuit so you can dive in and enjoy. The clarity of the water and depth of cenotes makes swimming a unique experience.
    Uxmal Ruins Visit
    Uxmal Ruins8h-9h
    Founded in 700 AD, magical Uxmal was once home to as many as 25,000 Mayans. Located 62km (38 mi) south of Merida, in Yucataan's Puuc ("hill" or "chain of low mountains") region, this UNESCO World Heritage Centre represents the pinnacle of late Maya art and architecture. Wander the site, see the Pyramid of the Magician, and visit nearby Kabah, one of three neighbouring sites.
    Day Trip to Progreso Beach
    Progreso8h-9h
    Roughly an hour drive from Meridaa, Progreso is a perfect spot for relaxing on the beach or strolling along the boardwalk. Stop along the way at the Dzibichaltun archaeological site. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 12 Merida

    Explore Meerida, and opt to visit a nearby cenote (underground pool) near the town of Cuzamaa or the Mayan ruins of Uxmal.
    Free Time
    Meerida
    Get out and explore this city and region.
    Optional Activities
    Cuzama Cenote Visit

    Meerida5h-7h
     25-45USD per personHop into a horsecart to ride old rails to the entrance of an underground sinkhole. Swim in crystal-blue mineral water inside this limestone cave. Come prepared with your swimsuit so you can dive in and enjoy. The clarity of the water and depth of cenotes makes swimming a unique experience.
    Uxmal Ruins Visit
    Uxmal Ruins8h-9h
    Founded in 700 AD, magical Uxmal was once home to as many as 25,000 Mayans. Located 62km (38 mi) south of Merida, in Yucataan's Puuc ("hill" or "chain of low mountains") region, this UNESCO World Heritage Centre represents the pinnacle of late Maya art and architecture. Wander the site, see the Pyramid of the Magician, and visit nearby Kabah, one of three neighbouring sites.
    Day Trip to Progreso Beach
    Progreso8h-9h
    Roughly an hour drive from Meridaa, Progreso is a perfect spot for relaxing on the beach or strolling along the boardwalk. Stop along the way at the Dzibichaltun archaeological site.
    Anthropological Museum Visit
    Meerida
    Installed on two floors of a refurbished mansion, this museum is considered to be one of the most important collections of Pre-Columbian Mayan culture in the Yucatan Peninsula. Learn everything there is to know about Mayan society, from war to writing, art to architecture, calendars, customs and offerings to the dead. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 13 Merida/Playa del Carmen

    Guided tour of the Mayan ruins of Chicheen Itzaa. Travel to Playa del Carmen to lounge on Mayan Riviera beaches.
    Begin the day with an included guided tour of the beautifully restored ruins of Chicheen Itzaa.
    Our final stop is Playa del Carmen, located on the beach just a 45-minute drive south of Cancun. The town is your last chance to enjoy some nightlife, buy last-minute souvenirs and relax and swim in the Caribbean Sea. There is also snorkelling and diving available, and long stretches of sandy beaches which are perfect for walking and relaxing after a hectic day.
    First-class bus
    Meerida - Chicheen-Itzaa3h
    Ride on in style aboard a bus so roomy and comfortable you may not want to get off. This is not your grandmother's public bus.
    Chicheen Itzaa Guided Tour
    Chicheen-Itzaa
    Spend the afternoon with a local expert and learn about the history of Chicheen Itzaa and the beliefs and rituals that defined this ancient Mayan civilization. This dramatic site includes a 30m (98 ft) high temple, known as the Pyramid of Kukulcan, famous for its balustrade of 91 stairs up each of the four sides, a ball court with a grandstand, and towering walls. Visit the highlights of the site including the famous Castillo, the ball court, the cenote, and the Nunnery.
    First-class bus
    Chicheen-Itzaa - Playa del Carmen4h
    Ride on in style aboard a bus so roomy and comfortable you may not want to get off. This is not your grandmother's public bus. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 14 Playa del Carmen

    Opt to explore the Mayan ruins of Tulum or just play in the waves and enjoy the beach!
    Free Time
    Playa del CarmenFull Day
    Do as much or as little as you'd like on your final day of the tour.
    Optional Activities
    Skydiving

    Playa del Carmen
     280-430USD per personBuckle up your harness, practice your exit, then take a plane up and over the blue Caribbean waters. Take a deep breath, leap out and freefall with an instructor before he opens the parachute. Admire the view over the Yucatan as you descend and land on the beach. Wow!
    Coco Bongo Disco and Show
    Playa del Carmen
     65-70USD per personCoco Bongo lives up to its name. Visitors describe it as "insane", "exciting" and "amazing". This Vegas-style disco and show features a range of high energy acts including Elvis, Lady Gaga, Moulin Rouge and more. The price includes all your drinks and the show is cheaper on weekdays. Go wild!
    Cozumel Diving (Certified Divers)
    Cozumel5h-8h
     50-120USD per personTake the ferry to Cozumel Island and discover one of the world's top scuba diving destinations. See schools of tropical fish (over 250 species) swimming in and amongst colourful coral, look for sponges and other aquatic marine life. Two main coral reefs provide plateaus beginning in less than 9m (30 ft) of water. All this, plus clear, warm water. Every diver's dream!
    Cenote Visit
    Playa del Carmen1h-4h
     7-50USD per personPack your swimsuit, hail a shared van (colectivo) and ask for directions to one of Yucatan's many cenotes. These natural swimming holes were formed thousands of years ago, when the peninsula's porous limestone collapsed to reveal fresh water pools fed by underground systems of canals and rivers. Dive into the turquoise waters surrounded by cave walls or tropical foliage, watch fish dart in and out of the shafts of sunlight and realize why the Maya called cenotes "sacred wells".
    Tulum Ruins Visit
    Tulum1h-4h
    5-40USD per personThe Maya built the ancient seaport of Tulum in the late 13th century. Located some 130 km (80 mi) south of Cancun, this picturesque site features a number of limestone structures protected on three sides by a 7m (23 ft) thick wall. Visit "El Castillo" (the castle), overlooking the Caribbean coast, and the Temple of Frescoes, then head down to the beach. Dive into the warm aquamarine waters and imagine spotting ancient vessels laden with turquoise and jade. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 15 Playa del Carmen

    Depart at any time.
    Departure Day
    Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure. (None (Meals on your own))

  • Meal basis

    As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals

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  1. We recommend you to have a meal budget of USD 340-470 for food and drinks which are not included in the programme.

  2. This programme is operated on a Coach tour. Maximum Group size is 18 passengers, at an average there are 14 passengers travelling on this tour.


  3. Itinerary descriptions are guaranteed with the exception of unforeseen conditions which include, but are not limited to, road closures due to weather, acts of God, safety concerns, changes to highway legal restrictions, and acts by third parties beyond the control of Service Provider.

  4. There is no refund for any non-utilization of any services.

  5. All holiday prices are subject to Govt. Service Tax of 5% payable to Govt of India.

  6. At this point of time no services are confirmed and the same is subject to availability.

  7. Request for an early hotel check in or late checkout is at the discretion of the accommodation unless pre-booked and pre-paid in advance.

  8. All payment to be made strictly by cheque / Demand Draft / Direct bank transfer in favour of 'COX AND KINGS LIMITED'.

  9. Please note that this tour combines with other G Adventures tours. As such, the staff and some travel companions on your tour may have previously been traveling together with G Adventures, prior to Day 1 of your tour. Likewise, some staff and travel companions may be continuing together on another G Adventures tour, after your trip concludes.


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