15D/14N BACKPACKING THROUGH MEXICO
From SGD 1078
Your backpacking trip gives you ample time to explore the beauty of the different cities in Mexico at your own convenience. Transfers from one city to the the next and accommodation is already pre-planned. The rest of the activities is completely left to you. We offer suggestions about what to do in each city to maximise your time.
Day 01: Arrival in Mexico
Arrival to Mexico City and transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02: Teotihuacan
Day at your leisure.
Suggestion: You can visit the site of Teotihuacan, Guadalupe Shrine and Three Culture Square: Few cities in the world have been considered worthy of being inhabited by gods, who are accustomed to occupying loftier realms than those people by mere mortals. It was the most prestigious city of the Classical period. Guadalupe Shrine: Over 460 years ago, the legend says that this place was blessed with the appearance of Virgin Mary to an Aztec Indian in Mexico.
Day 03: Cuernavaca – Taxco
Day at your leisure.
Suggestion: Cuernavaca is known as the forever spring city for its good climate all year. Continue to Taxco Considered one of Mexico’s most picturesque towns, this charming destination offers cobblestone streets, colonial buildings and white houses with red tile roofs. Another notable attraction of unparalleled beauty is the Cathedral de Santa Prisca (Santa Prisca Cathedral), one of the most representative examples of baroque architecture in Mexico.
Day 04: Mexico city to Oaxaca
Transfer to the bus station for bus to Oaxaca.
(MEXICO CITY – OAXACA ADO GL (1st class) DEPARTS AT 07H00 / ARRIVES AT OAXACA AT 13H30 – Bus ticket is included in the price)
Suggestion: Arrival at Oaxaca and enjoy a free afternoon visiting the city: in Oaxaca you can admire the beautiful architecture of the buildings in the Centro Historico (Historic Center), which was declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO.
Overnight at the hotel
Day 05: Monte Alban – Tuxtla Gutierrez
Suggestion: Monte Alban Archeological Site which is the former center of the Zapotec Empire, and it was occupied later for the Mixtecs. Because of its important cultural development and its monumental architecture, the UNESCO declared this archaeological zone a World Heritage Site in 1987.
(PUBLIC BUS TO HUATULCO. BUS SCHEDULE: ADO GL DEPARTS AT 23H45 / ARRIVES AT 07H55)
Overnight on the public bus on route to Huatulco
Day 06: Huatulco
Arrival at the bus station around 07h55. Day at leisure.
Day 07: Huatulco
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at your convenience.
Day 08: Huatulco – Tuxtla Gu-errez (by public bus)
Breakfast at the hotel. Rest of the day at your leisure.
(PUBLIC BUS TO TUXTLA GUTIERREZ BUS SCHEDULE: OCC DEPARTS AT 23H55 / ARRIVES AT 09H15)
Day 09: Tuxtla Gutiérrez – San Cristóbal de las Casas
Arrival at bus station at 09h15.
Suggestion: Visit of the impressive Sumidero Canyon. Departure to San Cristobal by Public Bus (SCHEDULE: ADO GL DEPARTURE AT 19H10 / ARRIVAL AT 20H20)
Overnight in Hotel.
Day 10: San Cristóbal de las Casas – Palenque (By public bus)
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Palenque by Public Bus.
(SCHEDULE: ADO GL DEPARTURE AT 14H30 / ARRIVAL AT 22H15)
Overnight in Hotel.
Day 11: Palenque – Campeche
Suggestion: Visit of the site of Palenque, where we find the most notable ruins of the Mayan culture, it was once a city ruled by priests who knew very well mathematics and astrology
Departure to Campeche by Public Bus
(SCHEDULE: ADO DEPARTURE AT 20H45 / ARRIVAL AT 02H00)
Day 12: Campeche – Merida
Arrival at bus station at 02h 00.
Suggestion: A walled city besieged by pirates in the past due to its position as a strategic port for trading between New Spain and the Old World.
Departure to Merida by Public Bus
(SCHEDULE: ADO DEPARTURE AT 13H55/ ARRIVAL AT 16H30)
Overnight at hotel.
Day 13: Merida – Cancun
Day at your convenience.
Suggestion: Chichén-Itzá, You will visit among other buildings The Pyramid of Kukulkan, one of the most iconic examples of Maya architecture of all time (Tour is not included)
Departure to Cancun by Public Bus.
(SCHEDULE: ADO DEPARTURE AT 19:15 / ARRIVAL AT 23:30 (departure from CAME bus staFon in Merida)
Day 14. Cancun
Day at leisure in Cancun
Day 15. Cancun – Departure
Breakfast at the hotel
Transfer to the Cancun airport to take flight home
- Breakfast in Cancun
- Entrance fees for all visits mentioned
- Return Airport Transfer (SIC basis)
- Public bus tickets as mentioned
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- All rates are per person on sharing basis
- Package is valid from 9 Jan 2018 to 7 Dec 2018
- Meals/Drinks offered may differ according to package
- Confirmation of package is subject to Hotel Availability
- All rates & tour itineraries are subject to change without notice
- All activities are subject to change relative to weather conditions
- Prices do not include any additional Airport charges or other charges