Tours in Mexico

by Cristina  

Tours are a great way to explore any country. Especially if this is your first visit in Mexico, consider a tour to maximize your experience. As in the case of any country, in Mexico, there are tours for almost any type of traveler and any budget.

Nature Tours

Nature travel might not be the most important part of tourism in Mexico, but it’s not to be overlooked. Ecotourism is popular here and you can also choose one of the many wildlife watching tours.

City Tours

Especially when it comes to visiting large cities, making a plan to explore all the sights can be overwhelming and you risk not getting to the important ones or just forgetting what you actually planned to do. So, invest in a city tour. They range from several hours to day tours and comprise various important sights. Also, you can choose between walking tours, bus tours, night tours and many more. For example, the Mexico City tour which includes visiting the Archeology Museum takes 5 hours and costs US$38 per person.

Day Tours

Day trips are a good way to break the routine and visit more than just the city you stay in. If you plan for a longer vacation in Mexico City, Cancun or any other Mexican town, consider a day trip to explore the near-by places.

Cultural Tours

Cultural tourism is a big part of the travel industry in Mexico. The many archeological sites and Mayan ruins attract plenty of tours wanting to explore the history and culture of the Mexican people. The tours are designed for many types of travelers and can be as short as 3 days or as long as 50 days.

Culinary Tours

The Mexican food , tequila and wine are also good reasons to visit the country. Actually , many tourists can here just for that. Hence, these types of tours. Oh and let’s not forget the chocolate travel in Oaxaca.

Adventure Tours

Mexico offers plenty of possibilities to walk, hike, kayak, snorkel …or in other words, to explore the country in many ways. If you fancy such as vacation , check out these Mexico Adventure Tours suitable for many types of travelers.

Top 5 Mexico Adventure Tours

Yucatan Adventure 14 days, US$1539 per person

The tour offers an excellent mix of the tropical Mexico, ancient Mayan sites , highlands, beaches and jungles. It stars in Cancun and you’ll visit Palenque, where you’ll find some of the most spectacular ruins in Mexico, then you’ll continue to San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Bacalar, before heading back to Cancun.

Mexico Unplugged Southbound 15 days, US$990 per person

The tour explores the heart of Mexico’s Aztec, Zapotec, Maya and Spanish cultures. You’ll also spend time on superb beaches and get to hike in lovely highlands. The tour starts in Mexico City, then you’ll visit Puebla. Oaxaca is next on the list, before hading to San Cristobal de Las Casas. Next it’s time to discover Palenque. Merida is next on the island and you’ll end the tour in Chichen Itza.

Mayan Highlights 22 days, US$2080 per person

The tour explores Mexico, Belize and Guatemala, mixing the beauty of volcanoes with the mysteries of ancient Mayan sites. The tour starts in Cancun and then you’ll visit Chichen Itza. Then it’s time to explore Palenque and San Cristobal de Las Casas. You’ll also visit the market of Chichicastenango before heading to Tulum and Playa del Carmen.

La Ruta Maya 15 days, US$2030 per person

The 15 days tour explores the archaeological sites of Palenque, Chichen Itza and Tulum. It starts in Cancun and then you’ll travel to Merida to visit Chichen Itza. Campeche is next on the list followed by Palenque and San Cristobal de Las Casas. You’ll also visit the ruins of Tonina and then you’ll explore the world’s biggest water hole. Then it’s off to Playa del Carmen and Isla Mujeres before heading back to Cancun.

Best of Guatemala and Mexico 13 days, US$1145 per person

This tour explores Belize , Guatemala and Mexico. It starts in Antigua and then you’ll visit the Tikal ruins. San Ignacio is next on the list and then you’ll relax on Caye Caulker, an island with a distinct Caribbean feel. You’ll visit the ruins of Tulum before heading to Playa del Carmen.


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