Overview & Highlights
The selection of Mexico’s most fascinating historical places and archaeological sites includes culturally rich Oaxaca, combined with a Pacific beach wind down.
- Full day guided excursion to Teotihuacan pyramids and Guadalupe shrine in Mexico City
- Guided tour of Xochimilco, Coyoacán and Frida Kahlo Museum
- Guided tour of Puebla, Cholula and TlaxcalaGuided tour of Oaxaca market and city
- Half day guided excursion to the ruins of ancient city Monte Albán, Oaxaca
On this varied cultural holiday, based in elegant and evocative accommodation, you’ll visit the multi-layered capital, Mexico City, where the Aztec and Spanish heritage blends or co-exists; and the culturally magnificent gems Puebla and Oaxaca.
Then move on to stroll through the cobbled streets and soak up the colonial atmosphere in the Spanish planned city of Puebla; followed by the isolated, rugged southern highlands, dotted with small weaving and craft villages, which compose the region around Oaxaca, which has its own distinctive identity.
Known as Mexico’s artistic centre, Oaxaca has both indigenous and colonial features: the markets, artisan workshops, rituals and multiple fiestas reflecting the native culture while the baroque architecture, plazas and museums display the Spanish influence.
Mexico is one of Latin America’s most vibrant and entertaining destinations, with a huge diversity of historical, cultural and natural attractions. Having had your eyes opened to all that, round off your holiday lounging on the white sand beaches that fringe the bays, smothered in tropical foliage, on the Pacific beach at Huatulco.
Arrive in Mexico City and transfer to hotel in the historic centre.
Full day guided excursion to Teotihuacán pyramids and Guadalupe shrine.
Guided visit to Xochimilco, Coyoacán and the Frida Kahlo Museum.
Full day guided tour to Puebla, Tonantzintla and Cholula, overnight in Puebla.
At leisure in Puebla.
By road to Oaxaca, southwest Mexico, guided tour of city and market.
Half day guided excursion to the ruins of ancient city Monte Albán.
At leisure in Oaxaca.
Transfer to airport and fly to Huatulco; transfer to hotel on the beach.
At leisure on the beach; optional water-sports and activities.
Transfer to Huatulco airport and fly to Mexico City to connect with international flight home.
Things to do
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What our clients say
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Very efficient with the booking process and very helpful with his service throughout. Adam was always prompt and helpful in answering all our questions prior to departure.IR, London
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Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is an invaluable part of our Group Tours team.
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Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made team.
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Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.
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Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Manager of the Tailor-made Department.
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After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.
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Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.