Discover the Best of Mexico

Unearth Mexican treasures – from spicy Mexico City to Playa del Carmen with Intrepid

Cheers a margarita glass to the vivacious beauty and fiery flavours of Mexico. Discover the culture and landscapes of this fascinating country on a trip that takes you from Mexico City to Play del Carmen – with a spattering of enticing stops along the way. Discover Maya history and culture at the incredible Chichen Itza ruins, and visit traditional communities in the charming San Cristobal de las Casas. Indulge in a feast of delicious local food, with a chance to learn some cooking skills of your own. And snorkel in the brilliant Caribbean waters, laze on white sands and stroll through lively marketplaces. Waterfalls and volcanoes await you, and a host of museums, churches and archaeological sites give you a taste of Mexico’s rich cultural heritage.

For nearly 30 years, Intrepid has prided themselves on knowing what travellers really want: a balance of inclusions and free time, a mix of classic highlights and local secrets you won’t find on Google. And of course, an authentic real life experience. Today, they send over 100,000 travellers across the globe each year and employ more than 1,000 staff. With an offering of more than 800 different travel itineraries across Europe, Asia, Africa, North & South America, the Middle East, Australia and both the Arctic and Antartica, you can be sure that you are in good hands.


  • 14 meals
  • Transport via private minivan
  • Hotel accommodation for 14 nights
  • Included activities:
    • Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer
    • Mexico City – City Tour
    • Mexico City – Metropolitan Cathedral
    • Mexico City – National Palace and Diego Rivera murals
    • Mexico City – National Museum of Anthropology
    • Mexico City – Teotihuacan archaeological site (inc. transport, entrance and guide)
    • Puebla – Visit Puebla on route to Oaxaca
    • Oaxaca – Leader led city tour
    • Oaxaca – Mezcaleria visit
    • Oaxaca – Village tour, including Teotitlan
    • San Cristobal de las Casas – Mayan villages tour inc. San Juan Chamula
    • Palenque – Misol-Ha and Agua Azul waterfalls
    • Palenque – Archaeological site guided tour
    • Merida – Celestun Bird Sanctuary (entrance and transport)
    • Chichen Itza – Entrance
    • Tulum – Archaeological site visit
    • Playa del Carmen – Cenote (sinkhole) visit

Here’s what some people had to say about this tour:

Christina Peitz – April 2017
I abolutely enjoyed my trip “Best of Mexico”. Our guide, a very knowldedgeable young native Mexican with perfect English skills, invited us to immerse into the culture of his country on the most different levels: history and archeology, Mexican cuisine, landscapes, animal wildlife and nature. Our group was rather small (8 people), but just enough for this type of more acheologically and historically-nuanced tour.

Rachel Yule – April 2017
The Best of Mexico is a great introduction to Mexico, especially for those who like to explore independently within a structured itinerary.

Dominik Halter – August 2016
First of all, the trip was very organised. The hotels we stayed in were all beautiful. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and the activities were totally impressive. We absolutely recommend this tour and we will travel with them again, no question!

Natasha Beathe – July 2016
An incredible journey through Mexico! It takes you to several archeological sites and cities that are steeped in history and traditions. We didn’t realize how many archeological sites Mexico has and were fascinated by the ancient civilizations that lived there, as well as the cultures that emerged from the Spanish imposition on indigenous peoples. Intoxicating.


Terms and conditions: Prices are per person based on double occupancy and excludes airfares. Available for travel between May 6, 2017 and December 22, 2018. Prices correct from publication but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Limited availability over peak periods. All offers and prices are subject to availability and can change without notice. Cancellation and change fees will apply. Booking may be subject to compulsory credit card fees and service charges. Other conditions apply. Travel Partners Australia and Intrepid reserve the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time.

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