Guests will fly from Mexico City to Tuxtla Gutierrez in the state of Chiapas. They will be met by a tour representative who will help them transfer to San Cristobal de las Casas, where we will spend the night.
San Cristobal de Las Casas - Sumidero Canyon
Today, we will transfer by boat to Sumidero Caynon where we might be able to see crocodiles. Later, after we have docked, we will visit the village of Chiapas de Corzo for an hour of free time. In the evening, we will return to San Cristobal.
San Cristobal - Chamula - Zinancantan
At 9:00am, a local guide will meet us at the hotel and help us transfer to Zinancantan to get a taste of the local culture. We will get the chance to interact with the Mayan people who still inhabit the area. Afterwards, we will go to San Juan Chamula to see the majestic church that combines elements of Mayan and Catholic religions.
San Cristobal - Montebello Lakes - Chiflon Waterfalls
Today at 6:00am, we will drive to the Montebello Lakes, where we will have free time to swim in the crystal-clear waters. Later, we will go to the Chiflon Waterfalls, where we will take a one hour hike. Later, we will return to San Cristobal for the evening.
San Cristobal - Palenque
Today, we will drive to the archaeological site at Palenque to explore the ruins here. Later, we will transfer to Misol Ha Park, full of impressive waterfalls, where we can take a relaxing swim. Our last stop of the day will be Agua Azul. We should not miss our chance to swim in this beautiful locale. We will spend the night in Palenque Village.
We will have the day free to explore Palenque.
Palenque - Campeche (302 km)
Around 9:00am this morning, we will take a bus from Palenque to Campeche, where we will spend the night.
We will have the day free to explore the city of Campeche on our own. This colonial city is full of interesting museums.
Campeche - Merida (317 km)
In the morning, we will board a bus to Merida. The drive will last for about 4 hours. When we arrive, we will have the remainder of the day free at our own leisure.
Merida - Yucatan
Today, we will take a bus tour to some of the most fascinating geological sites on the Yucatan peninsula, such as the great cenotes, and some of the lovely haciendas in the area.
Merida - Chichen Itza - Cancun (319 km)
Today, we will go to Chichen Itza, the most famous Mayan archaeological site, where an expert local guide will help immerse us in this ancient culture. After the tour, guests will be taken to Cancun, where the journey will come to an end. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
10 nights accommodation in hostels or basic hotels depending on availability
Transportation shared van and first class public bus
Shared local tour guide and local operator in each destination
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