Get a good dose of fun, sun, history and culture on this three-week journey through Mexico and Cuba. Become immersed in the mesmerising mayhem of Mexico City, taste the distinctive foods on offer in Oaxaca's traditional markets, gaze in awe out over the pyramids of Palenque and live it up in the hedonistic haven of Playa del Carmen. Then catch a flight over to Cuba and get a taste of history while strolling through Havana's tumble-down buildings, learn about the country's renegade spirit and settle into a plaza cafe to watch sleepy Trinidad stir into motion. Teeming with stunning natural scenery and brimming with history, this Mexico and Cuba adventure serves up fun and fascination in equal measure.
TRIP CHANGES FOR 2017:
The itinerary of this trip will change from 1 February 2017.
In order to improve our trips we regularly review feedback from past travellers and our local operations team. As a result of that process, in 2017 we’ll make the following changes to this itinerary:
Puebla will be a stop en-route to Oaxaca.
We will travel by overnight bus from Oaxaca to San Cristobal de las Casas (enabling us to drop an overnight stop in Tehuantepec) and
We will remove the overnight stop in Campeche.
These changes will enable us to spend more time in highlight destinations, including Mexico City, Oaxaca and Playa del Carmen.
The overall itinerary will look like this:
Day 1 Mexico City
Day 2 Mexico City
Day 3 Teotihuacan / Mexico City
Day 4 Puebla / Oaxaca
Day 5 Oaxaca
Day 6 Oaxaca
Day 7 San Cristobal de las Casas
Day 8 San Cristobal de las Casas
Day 9 Palenque
Day 10 Palenque Ruins / Merida
Day 11 Merida
Day 12 Chichen Itza / Playa del Carmen
Day 13 Playa del Carmen
Day 14 Tulum / Playa del Carmen
Day 15 Playa del Carmen
Day 16 to 22 - will remain unchanged.
Be dazzled by Mexico City's sprawling urban jungle
Take a stroll down Teotihuacan's 'Avenue of the Dead'
Shop for colourful handicrafts in Puebla's bustling markets
Wander among the ancient Zapotec ruins of Monte Alban
Cool off in the turquoise pools of Agua Azul
Bask on the glittering sands of Playa del Carmen
Journey back through time while navigating Havana's tumble-down neighbourhoods
Get sashaying to the salsa in Vinales
Admire the charming colonial architecture of Trinidad