Explore the heart of Mexico’s Aztec, Zapotec, Maya and Spanish cultures on this 15-day cultural adventure discovering ruins, visiting pueblos and meeting the wonderful local people. Travel through the bustling metropolis of Mexico City, wind up on the relaxed shores of the Yucatan Peninsula, and unravel the magnificent mystery of the ancient civilisation in Oaxaca, Puebla, San Cristobal de las Casas, Palenque and Merida along the way. With plenty of opportunities for swimming, snorkelling and hiking, this is the ideal introduction to one of Central America’s most colourful and exciting destinations.
- You've never seen true colour until you've been to a Mexican market. Practice your bargaining skills, snap some photos and pick up traditional handicrafts at the markets in Mexico City and Puebla.
- Eat your way through arty Oaxaca at its many market vendors and authentic restaurants – mole poblano and mezcal for dinner? Delicioso!
- Escape the Mexican heat in the highlands of San Cristobal de las Casas. This old-world town is surrounded by indigenous villages that have retained their traditional customs and roots.
- Chichen Itza is one the New Seven Wonders of the World. It's not hard to see why – strolling around the ancient Maya ruins feels pretty wondrous.