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24 Day itinerary in Mexico, North America

Romantic Honeymoon around Mexico

Enjoy a romantic honeymoon around Mexico

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Karen

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Overview

Physical Difficulty

Easy
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Recommended Age

Everyone

Operated in

English, Spanish

GUIDANCE

On Some Day Trips

starting point

Mexico City

trip type

Private

trip attributes

Hiking

Visit markets

Meet local people

Indigenous culture

Snorkeling/Diving

Historic & cultural landmarks

Outdoors & Nature

Beach & Sea

Food & Drink

Start

End

Highlights

1

Discover Mexico City and its surroundings

2

Enjoy Merida's nature

3

Relax in Holbox

4

Get to know Tulum

Itinerary

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Day 1

place Arrival in Mexico City

Arrival in Mexico City and transfer to your hotel. This day is free, we will give you all the recommendations.

Day 2

place Explore Mexico City

Enjoy a guided visit in the Historic Center of Mexico City. This is where the ancient Mexican city of Tenochtitlan was founded around 1325 and built on a lake. The Spanish began building Mexico City in the 16th century on the ruins of conquered Tenochtitlan. Visit the La Alameda, Bellas Artes and then walk down Madero Street until you reach the Zócalo, the largest square in Latin America. Then, visit the Cathedral and the Templo Mayor, the main temple of the Mexican city. At the end of the visit, you will enjoy the Ciudadela, a market that has all the Mexican and local handicrafts.

Guide: Included for the day

Day 3

place Xochimilco, Coyoacán and Frida Kahlo's House

Discover Xochimilco, Coyoacán and Frida Kahlo's House in a guided visit. Get to know Xochimilco and tour the main canals in a trajinera: Xochimilco is particularly important for the existence of chinampas, an ancient Mesoamerican agricultural technique. Get to know Mexico City before the Spanish conquest by discovering how this city was all rivers and lakes. Then visit the Frida Kahlo Museum, also known as the Casa Azul (The Blue House). It is a historic house museum and art museum dedicated to the life and work of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. It is located in the Colonia de Coyoacán neighborhood, where you can have lunch in a local restaurant and walk around this neighborhood.

Guide: Included for the day

Day 4

place Hot Air Balloon Flight and tour in Teotihuacán, Traditional Meal, Basilica of Guadalupe

Visit the Pyramids of Teotihuacan (approx. 1 hour away in car from Mexico City). Start your day flying in a hot air balloon over the pyramids of Teotihuacan at dawn, one of the most important archaeological sites in Mexico. Then, enjoy a local breakfast to then visit enjoy a guided tour in the pyramids to learn about the culture, architecture and main traditions of Teotihuacan. After, you will get to know a local family that will provide a traditional meal. Here you will get to know how locals have adopted by the Spanish conquest. On your way back, you will visit the Basilica of Guadalupe, the most visited Marian site in the world after the Vatican. Touring the Tepeyac hill, where the Virgin captured her image on the ayate of the Indian Juan Diego, is an experience that should not be missed.

Guide: Included for the day

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5

place Museum of Anthropology , Chapultepec Castle & Park, Condesa and Roma,

Visit the Museum of Anthropology, the museum contains important archaeological and anthropological artifacts from Mexico's pre-Columbian heritage, such as the Piedra del Sol (or Aztec calendar stone) and the Aztec Xochipilli statue. Then visit the Chapultepec Park and the Chapultepec Castle, which today houses the National Museum of History. In the afternoon, you can take a walk through the residential neighborhoods of Condesa and Roma, which are known for its Bohemian culture.

Guide: Included for the day

Day 6

place San Miguel Allende

Departure from CDMX towards San Miguel Allende. This colonial town is one of the most beautiful in Mexico and since 2008 it is a World Heritage Site. In addition to its bohemian chic and cosmopolitan atmosphere, this city offers gastronomy, art galleries and dozens of festivals that will invite you to experience the charm of its streets again and again. We will give you recommendations to explore this beautiful colonial city.

Day 7

place Vineyard

In the morning you will visit a first quality vineyard, you will take a tour where you will learn about the wine process and enjoy a wine tasting. Right there, you will eat an exquisite meal next to a small lake. In the afternoon you will enjoy the terraces, streets and restaurants of San Miguel Allende. Free afternoon in San Miguel de Allende, we will give you all the recommendations.

Meals: Lunch

Day 8

place Guanajuato

Departure from San Miguel Allende towards Guanajuato. On the way, visit two of the cities that played a leading role in Mexican independence. In Atotonilco is the Jesus Nazareno de Atotonilco Sanctuary, a baroque temple, with pictorial works that decorate the walls and ceilings of its main nave and the seven adjoining chapels. Arrival in Guanajuato, a charming city, with alleys, cobblestones, squares, colors, history and all its cultural, gastronomic and musical life. Free afternoon, we will give you all the recommendations.

Day 9

place Guided Tour in Guanajuato

Guided tour of the city of Guanajuato. Learn about its history, the Granaditas, the mummies, all its gastronomy, its historic center, legends, cobbled alleys, squares and all the magic that this city offers.

Day 10

place Return to Mexico City to Fly to Merida

Return to Mexico City to take the flight to Mérida. Arrival in Merida. This magical city emerged as a result of the fusion of three main cultures: the Mayan, Spanish and Lebanese. In this city, tradition, gastronomy and architecture go hand by hand. Free afternoon, we will give you all the recommendations.

Day 11

place Celestún

You will navigate between mangroves and flamingos and visit an underground water swimming hole. Ending the tour you can spend the afternoon on a virgin beach in a hotel that offers all services (swimming pool, restaurant, kayak, lounge chairs, etc).

Day 12

place Mucuyché and Sotuta de Peón

Start your day in Mucuyché, an area of ​​abandoned haciendas, in one of them there are 3 cenotes and 2 of them are joined by a channel that you can swim for about 25 minutes, letting yourself go to reach the other. An incredible place and experience. Then, visit the Hacienda de Sotuta to learn about the Henequén process in a truck ride. End your day in a beautiful cenote.

Guide: Included for the day

Day 13

place Uxmal, Hacienda Temozón and Chocolate Museum

Uxmal: Visit to the archaeological site of Uxmal an ancient Mayan city of the classic period. Today it is one of the most important archaeological sites of the Mayan culture. Then, discover the chocolate museum that is in Uxmal, this is an 8-minute walk from the archaeological zone. Enjoy a tour in its five rooms and get to know the role Cacao has in this time as in pre-Hispanic times, where its use was as currency. Finishing the experience in the Cacao Museum, you will enjoy a typical meal at the Temozón hacienda, one of the most beautiful haciendas in the area. Sleep at Hacienda Temozón.

Day 14

place Izamal and Chichen Itza

Exit of the Hacienda. Visit to Izamal (Yellow Magic Town). Guided to visit to Chichen Itza. At the end of the visit you can eat in a Yucatecan food community and have an exclusive cenote to cool off and rest. And at night, enjoy the Sound and Light Show. Sleep in Valladolid

Day 15

place Rio Lagartos y Las Coloradas

Departure from Valladolid towards Río lagartos and Las coloradas, a protected area where you can go through the mangroves by boat, see animals such as flamingos, crocodiles, and birds. Then, reach Las coloradas, a lake by the sea that is pink due to the amount of salt. Departure to Holbox. Sleep in Holbox

Day 16

place Holbox

Holbox is an island located in the north of the Yucatán Peninsula, in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. This island is located between the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, with an incredible marine flora and fauna. Between jungle and sea, the island is magical for all types of travelers. The water is very transparent, and the whole route is very cool. Here you can paddle board, kayak, walk on sand flats, take boat rides and much more on an incredible island with golf carts and bikes as transportation. Night in Holbox

Day 17

place Holbox relax day

Enjoy the island, its activities, its gastronomy and its magic.

Day 18

place Holbox + Activities to choose

In addition to enjoying the island, this day you could add a dive or snorkel through the reefs in the area, a boat visit to the protected islands of birds or visiting a water whole.

Day 19

place Tulum

Departure from Holbox to Tulum. Tulum is a mystical and welcoming town facing the turquoise blue waters of the Caribbean, it has streets full of terraces, craft shops and bars; with people coming and going by bike. Sharing its mystique with Mayan history. Full of activities, it is an incredible place to experience a few magical days.

Day 20

place Tulum + Activity to choose

Free day in Tulum. We will give you options of activities in case you want to do something different activities such as diving in cenotes and reefs, floating in the Muyil channels in the Sian Kaan reserve, visiting different cenotes, learning about the process of chewing gum, understanding the history in the Mayan ruins, or simply enjoy the peace, the beach and the gastronomy of the place. Let us know what activity you prefer

Day 21

place Tulum Free Day

Enjoy Tulum and its surroundings.

Day 22

place Tulum Free Day

Enjoy Tulum and its surroundings.

Day 23

place Free Day Tulum

Enjoy Tulum and its surroundings.

Day 24

place Back home

Flight back home

What’s Included

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  • Breakfast (1)
  • Lunch (2)

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Hiking

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Since 2014, I have been connecting travelers with local communities. My passion to help other communities thrive, to preserve the indigenous cultures of Mexico as well as its natural habitats, and help travelers discover this treasure.

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