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Value Mexico: Mayan Yucatan and coast

8 days from £880pp

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Value Mexico: Mayan Yucatan and coast

8 days from £880pp

Price excludes international flights at the beginning and end of the trip


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This holiday of just over a week takes you to the relatively flat, tropical Yucatán Peninsula in the sunny south east coast of the country. Inland, among the jungles, scrub and farmland, sitting alongside charming Spanish colonial towns and villages, is Chichén Itzá, the greatest archaeological achievement of the Mayan Empire.

You’ll explore the ruins on a guided tour. You’ll also discover Mérida, the Yucatán’s colonial capital infused with Mayan culture, and visit historic haciendas (country estates) before heading to the beach for a couple of days relaxing or indulging in water sports or the lively nightlife at family-friendly Playa del Carmen, where there’s a huge range of excursions on offer from visits to other Mayan sites to scuba-diving.

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Holiday itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Cancún, Mexico, transfer to hotel at the resort.

Day 2

Transfer to Chichén Itzá, ruined Mayan city.

Day 3

Re-visit Chichén Itzá, move on to Mérida.

Day 4

Day trip to visit historic Yucatán haciendas and swim in cenotes.

Day 5

Guided tour of Mérida.

Day 6

Transfer to Playa del Carmen on the Mayan Riviera.

Day 7

At leisure on the Caribbean coast.

Day 8

Transfer to Cancún airport for your international flight.

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What our experts say

With direct flights from London to Cancún and Mexico City, accessibility to this diverse country is not a problem, and with this extremely good value holiday, affordability shouldn’t be either. This trip has been designed to cover the main highlights of the Yucatán, in just over a week. You’ll discover the tropical Yucatán Peninsula and visit one of the top Mayan sites, Chichén Itza, absorb the colonial charm of Mérida and finish up on the lively beach resort of Playa del Carmen for a spot of scuba diving – this whistle-stop tour of Mexico will give you a taste of its charm and believe me, you’ll be back for more.

Mary Anne

Mary Anne Nelson

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