Travel through vivacious Mexico from Mexico City to Playa Del Carmen
Discover the heart of Mexico's Aztec, Zapotec, Mayan and Spanish cultures on this two-week journey spanning ruins, pueblos and beaches. Arrive in Mexico and travel through the mad metropolis of Mexico City to the relaxed beaches of the Yucatan Peninsula, and unravel the magnificent mystery of the ancient Mexican civilisations along the way. With plenty of opportunities for swimming, snorkelling and hiking, this is the ideal introduction to one of Latin America's most colourful and exciting destinations.
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You've never seen true colour until you've been to a Mexican market. Practice your bargaining skills, snap some photos and pick up traditional handicrafts at the markets in multiple destinations
Eat your way through arty Oaxaca. Mole, mezcal and chocolate for dinner? Delicioso!
Escape the Mexican heat in San Cristobal de las Casas. This old-world town is surrounded by ancient tribal villages that have retained their traditional customs and roots
Discover the colonial history of charming Merida. Loaf around in leafy plazas, get cultural at a museum or work your salsa shimmy with a friendly local
Chichen Itza is one the New Seven Wonders of the World. It's not hard to see why - strolling around the ancient Mayan ruins feels pretty wondrous
Splash around, sun-bake and play on Playa del Carmen's white sandy beaches
This trip involves some long days of travel by local transport, including two overnight buses. While this can be tiring, it's also a fantastic way to rub shoulders with the locals and get under the skin of a place.
Mexico's climate is sultry and tropical, so can get really hot and humid. Wear loose clothing and make sure stay hydrated, especially while out on walking tours.
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On Day 1 there are no activities planned until the important welcome meeting at approximately 6pm. There are no activities planned for the final day.
A Single Supplement to have your own room is available for purchase on this trip, however it excludes nights 6 & 11 (Overnight bus) where you will be in shared accommodation.
Our Mexico Unplugged trips score an average of 4.66 out of 5 based on 229 reviews in the last year.
This taste of Mexico take your breath away! From Mexico City to the Caribbean Coast and everything in between, never have I visited a more welcoming, diverse, safe, colourful, adventurous place. Pyramids and ruins, jungle, underground cave swimming, flamingoes, food, beautiful traditional towns and cities - prepare to have your mind blown every day! This particular tour gives you a bit of everything with the option to include/exclude activities as you require. Good amount of time in each destination considering the ground we covered and transportation/hotels exceeded my expectations of a Basix trip. Milton was our Tour Leader and he was a legend! Not a beach trip, but add on some time in Playa or Tulum at the end as you will need a bit of a rest :o)
Review submitted 24 Jan 2018
Mexico Unplugged was a well paced tour for our 15 days. Vin the tour guide made everything easy and worry free. He gave us great local tips so we could enjoy the Mexican culture of each stop. Highly recommended for a first visit to Mexico.
Review submitted 24 Jan 2018