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Mexico: Cities, Cuisine & Ruins - G Adventures
15 days

Mexico: Cities, Cuisine & Ruins

From Mexico City to Playa del Carmen
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G Adventures
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Age range:
18 to 39
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  • Explore Zapotec ruins of Monte Albán
  • Indulge in the beauty of Chiapas
  • Escape to the beaches of Progreso
  • Swim the crystal watered Cuzamá cenote

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  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

  • Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

  • Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family


Start in Mexico City and end in Playa del Carmen! With the In-depth Cultural tour Mexico: Cities, Cuisine & Ruins, you have a 15 days tour package taking you through Mexico City, Mexico and 6 other destinations in Mexico. Mexico: Cities, Cuisine & Ruins includes accommodationin a hoteland hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Mexico City
  2. Day 2: Mexico City (1B)
  3. Day 3: Mexico City (1B, 1D)
  4. Day 4: Mexico City/Puebla (1B)
  5. Day 5: Puebla (1B)
  6. Day 6: Puebla/Oaxaca (1B)
  7. Day 7: Oaxaca (1B)
  8. Day 8: Oaxaca (1B)
  9. Day 9: Oaxaca/Mérida (1B)
  10. Day 10: Mérida (1B)
  11. Day 11: Mérida/Río Lagartos (1B)
  12. Day 12: Río Lagartos/Tulum (1B)
  13. Day 13: Tulum (1B)
  14. Day 14: Tulum/Playa del Carmen (1B, 1D)
  15. Day 15: Playa del Carmen (1B)
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  • EV
    · January 17th, 2020
    Good tour, fantastic group, a lot of impressions.
    Trip date: December 2019
  • Mexico: Cities, Cuisine & Ruins reviewer 2
    · September 30th, 2018
    Overall, the tour was fantastic! A very reasonably priced trip, with additional activities to suit everyone's price range and interests. I had a great time and it was enriched by the tour group of only 8 of us! I am aware that the smaller the group, the... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the feedback, glad you enjoyed!
    Trip date: September 2018
  • Mexico: Cities, Cuisine & Ruins reviewer 3
    · June 9th, 2018
    The tour was so great! Had so much fun and learned a lot. I loved all the tours and excursions around the ruins and was very impressed with the CEO and your guides! Overall I evejpyed my experience
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Woo! Thanks for the review here, so happy to have had the opportunity to share this magical part of our planet with you.
    Trip date: May 2018
  • Mexico: Cities, Cuisine & Ruins reviewer 4
    · February 27th, 2018
    G adventures were great to go with - the geoup were great people, all liked minded and up for exploring and trying anything. It was nice to have people of a relatively similar age for sure. Felt like we really got the full Mexican experience on the... Show more
    Trip date: January 2018
  • D
    · November 9th, 2017
    I just come back from Mexico with them and I have to say that I would not book a tour with them again. I have never been in an organized journey before, I do normally travel on my own but I considered that Mexico was quite unsafety for going on my own... Show more
    Trip date: October 2017
  • BE
    · September 29th, 2017
    The trip on a whole was good there could be a few improvements thou. The independent guides were great and the places they took us to eat were awesome. Accom was mostly good with bring central and comfortable. I think it's worth g paying for the air... Show more
    Trip date: September 2017
  • SD
    · March 27th, 2017
    This trip was amazing. The variety across the 2 weeks was fabulous and i truly think I saw the real Mexico, which was so different to what I expected! CEO Chris was fantastic, so helpful and friendly to everyone, and didn't mind how often I quizzed on... Show more
    Trip date: March 2017
  • C
    · August 9th, 2016
    A last minute booking, a had no preconceptions about the tour. Going from Mexico City, a vibrant and busy city, to quiet and picturesque Puebla, interesting Oaxaca and the beautiful beach town of Puerto Escondido, there was a lot of variety, and I felt... Show more
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    Trip date: March 2016
  • RN
    · May 2nd, 2016
    The tour was good. The guide was efficent, professional and overall a very nice guy. He wasn't from Mexico and his role revolved mostly around organizing travel logistics, which he did well. Some of the local guides were good, others less so. Expect to... Show more
    Trip date: April 2016
  • Mexico: Cities, Cuisine & Ruins reviewer 10
    · February 28th, 2013
    Cool trip, but very long turns by bus. The guide "el Sid" was great.
    Trip date: February 2013

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      Accommodation during this tour is factored into the tour price. This includes:
      Simple hotels/hostels (12 nights, some multi-share), overnight bus (2 nights).

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    • Does this our also run in the opposite direction, i.e. Cancun to Mexico City?

      No, this tour doesn't run in the opposite direction. It only goes from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen.

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