From (AUD)$8,995
Days17
Airfares included
Tequila, margaritas, music and the fiery hot jalapeno pepper form the basis of the Mexican zest for life. From bustling Mexico City to relaxing Playa del Carmen, and ancient Mayan pyramids to colourful local markets, come join the party and admire the rich history, culture and traditions that make up this wonderful country.
Group Size — Max 20
Tips — Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, $190pp pre-paid
Transport — Boat, Coach & Trajinera
No Hidden Extras
Tour bustling Mexico City including visits to the Zocalo and National Palace.

Visit the impressive and mysterious Teotihuácan, with its magnificent pyramids and Temples of the Sun & the Moon.

Explore the ancient Mayan site of Palenque, hidden deep in the lush jungle and boasting several pyramids
Spend an incredible day visiting Uxmal, considered the most important of all Mayan sites.

Special Experiences

Board an authentic Mexican trajinera for a traditional lunch and cruise through the waterways of Xochimilco.
In the mountains surrounding San Cristóbal, we visit the indigenous villages of San Juan Chamula and Zinacantan to learn about the Mayan culture and traditions, which are still alive today.

Itinerary Viva Mexico

Itinerary

Day

Inclusions Viva Mexico

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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Experience the Mexican zest for life

  • Tour bustling Mexico City including visits to the Zocalo and National Palace to view the famous Diego Rivera murals.
  • Experience an authentic trajinera ride through the waterways of Xochimilco and enjoy lunch on board.
  • View the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City - arguably the most important Christian pilgrimage site in all of Latin America.
  • Marvel at the mysterious archaeological site of Teotihuacan and see its magnificent pyramids and the well-preserved Temples of the Sun and the Moon.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Puebla, famous for its baroque churches and beautiful ceramics.
  • Take a walking tour of the colonial town of Oaxaca including Church of Santo Domingo, the Cathedral, the Temple of San Juan de Dios, Government Palace, the local markets and a chocolate store.
  • Admire the view of the Oaxaca Valley while exploring the pyramids and tombs at Monte Alban, the spiritual capital of the Zapotec people.
  • Travel to Tehuantepec via the town of Mitla. Visit "The Tule", an amazing tree considered to be the oldest in the world, a mezcal factory and Teotitlan del Valle.
  • Tour the spectacular Sumidero Canyon by boat.
  • Enjoy the stunning scenic drive into the Chiapas Mountains, home to numerous indigenous villages.
  • Spend two wonderful nights in the colourful town of San Cristobal de las Casas, high in the Chiapas Mountains.
  • Discover the indigenous Mayan communities of San Juan Chamula and Zinacantan. Learn about the Mayan culture and their traditions which are still alive today in these towns.
  • Admire the incredible turquoise colours of the Agua Azul waterfalls.
  • Explore the ancient Mayan site of Palenque, hidden deep in the lush jungle and boasting several pyramids.
  • Spend the night in the colonial city of Campeche which is still surrounded by its ancient city wall and watch towers.
  • Visit Uxmal, one of the most important sites of the ancient Mayan civilisation. It features magnificent pyramids, temples and intricate carvings.
  • Tour the "white city" of Merida, including the Zocalo, the Cathedral, Government Palace, Town Hall and House of Montejo.
  • Take a guided boat tour in the Celestun Biosphere Reserve and Bird Sanctuary to see the variety of coastal birds and search for it's famous flamingos (usually found here from Nov - Mar).
  • Visit the great pyramid of Kukulkan at Chichen Itza, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World!
  • Relax on the beautiful beaches of Playa del Carmen.

Travel

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  • Return economy-class flights from Australia to Mexico. Taxes included
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Tipping Made Easy, $190pp pre-paid 

Accommodation

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  • 14 nights in 3-4 star hotels

Meals

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  • 14 breakfasts, 10 lunches and 2 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners

Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based guides

Some things to note

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Bunnik Tours has a small number of optional extras that may be available to you on your small group tour. These optional extras are based on special-interest activities that don't always appeal to everyone, meaning they're truly optional. To view our optional excursions in South & Central America click here.

Accommodation Viva Mexico

Accommodation

Hotel Galeria Plaza Reforma

Mexico flag Mexico City

Galeria Plaza Reforma is set in a prime location in Zona Rosa, Mexico. Located in the heart of the financial and commercial district, just five minutes’ walk from the Paseo de la Reforma’s office buildings. Exclusive boutiques, shops and fine dining restaurants surround this modern and comfortable hotel. Rooms are tastefully designed and feature top-quality amenities.

Facilities: air-conditioning; wifi; fridge/minibar; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool; tea & coffee making facilities

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Casa Conzatti Hotel

Mexico flag Oaxaca

The Casa Conzatti Hotel has been converted from a lovely colonial-style house located in a peaceful residential area of Oaxaca’s historic Centre. It is conveniently located within walking distance of the Santo Domingo Church and Cultural complex. While dining in ‘Magnolias’ restaurant, you can sample various traditional dishes, as well as a selection of international specialties.

Facilities: air-conditioning; free wifi; safe deposit box; tea & coffee making facilities

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Hotel Calli

Mexico flag Tehuantepec

The Hotel Calli is located in the suburbs of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec and a popular stopover point for those travelling between Oaxaca and San Cristobal. The property offers both an outdoor pool and an indoor pool and the restaurant at the hotel specialises in typical regional food.

Facilities: air-conditioning; free wifi; safe deposit box; indoor and outdoor swimming pool; tea & coffee making facilities

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Sombra del Agua

Mexico flag San Cristobal

The Sombra del Agua Hotel is a former hacienda that has been transformed into a hotel, complete with stucco walls, colonial architecture and beautifully designed courtyards. The hotel is located in the heart of the city near a number of great leisure attractions. The hotel restaurant “La Hosteria de Don Quijate” serves delicious Mexican cuisine. The property features history and tradition with the modern day comforts of a world class hotel.

Facilities: air-conditioning; wifi; safe deposit box; tea & coffee making facilities

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Hotel Mision

Mexico flag Palenque

Hotel Mision Palenque offers first class accommodation in an exotic setting surrounded by waterfalls, majestic ruins of the Mayan past and jungle landscapes. Rooms have excellent services and amenities. Located just 5 minutes from downtown and 15 minutes from the archaeological site of Palenque, the hotel offers a swimming pool, gym and spa, as well as a laundry and dry cleaning service.

Facilities: air-conditioning; wifi; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool

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Hotel Plaza

Mexico flag Campeche

Situated next to San Martin Park in Campeche's historic city centre, Hotel Plaza Campeche is just 500m from the seafront and a 3-minute walk from Campeche Cathedral and Independencia Park. The hotel’s Bicentenario restaurant serves Mexican and international cuisine, including typical regional dishes. There is also a 24-hour café and an elegant bar where you can enjoy drinks and snacks.

Facilities: air-conditioning; free wifi; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool

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Hotel Gran Real Yucatan

Mexico flag Merida

This elegant hotel in historic downtown Merida is a 10-minute walk to Parque Principal and the plaza. It features modern rooms with a private balcony and an outdoor pool with sundeck. The contemporary rooms at Gran Real Yucatan are decorated with dark wood furniture and ceramic floors. Yucatan Gran Real’s full-service restaurant, The Emperor serves local Yucatecan food as well as international cuisine. Bar Los Vitrales offers light dining and a full drink menu.

Facilities: air-conditioning; wifi; safe deposit box; indoor and outdoor swimming pool

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Hacienda Paradise

Mexico flag Playa del Carmen

The Hacienda Paradise is situated in the idyllic setting of cosmopolitan and coastal Playa del Carmen. The property is located close to the famous 5th Avenue with its numerous shops, restaurants and bars. Guestrooms are beautifully decorated and have been thoughtfully fitted out with comfort and eco sustainability practices in mind. Lending a sense of calm and sheer relaxation, each room features elegant hardwood furniture inspired from the Spanish Haciendas, plush bedding and quality mattresses. Dine by the pool and unwind in their spa which is nestled in a tropical garden.

Facilities: air-conditioning; wifi; fridge/minibar; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool

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Information Viva Mexico

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates 2+ hours of walking, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

 

At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging.

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding.

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Ethiopia
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Rwanda, Guatemala, Mexico and Costa Rica
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats

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Dates & Prices Viva Mexico

Dates & Prices
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*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
Per person
twin share
Status    
14 Nov 20
30 Nov 20
$8,995
On Request

Additional Information

Seasonal Departures
28 October 2020 - Participate in the festivities of Mexico's famous Day of the Dead festival. Although the name may sound grim, this festival is actually a colourful celebration where the Mexican people remember and honour their deceased loved ones. We'll watch the comparsas (parades) and experience the unique graveyard celebrations.
Valid from
Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane
Other departure cities
Clients ex Adelaide, Perth & Hobart add $100pp
Tipping
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, $190pp pre-paid
Taxes
Total cost includes - air taxes, $380
Single Supplement
From $1,250
Day/Date Variations
Due to airline flight schedules day of arrival and day of departure may vary depending on your city of departure
Taxes & Fuel Costs
Total cost includes air taxes. Taxes and fuel surcharges change regularly so above levies shown as a guide only
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

All prices shown are per person based on twin share. Prices and itineraries correct at current time but are subject to change. Please call for more details. View our full terms & conditions here.

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