9 or 11 days
Mexico City, Puebla, Palenque, Campeche, Mérida, Cancún

Make your way along the Gulf of Campeche, the southern bight of the Gulf of Mexico, and discover all that the country has to offer.

From the Templo Mayor Archaeological Site in Mexico City, to the Cholula Pyramid in Puebla, to Cenote X-Keken in Cancún, Mexico's rich history comes to life.
  • Day 1: Fly to Mexico

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport in Mexico City

    Take a walking tour of Mexico City

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Paseo de la Reforma
  • Day 2: Mexico City

    Take a guided tour of Mexico City

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Zócalo
    • Palacio Nacional
    • Templo Mayor

    Visit Templo Mayor Archaeological Site and Museum

    Take a guided tour of the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Teotihuacán Pyramids

    Stop at an obsidian shop

  • Day 3: Puebla

    See Tonantzintla Church

    Visit Cholula Pyramid

    Travel to Puebla

    Take a guided tour of Puebla

  • Day 4: Palenque

    Travel to Palenque

  • Day 5: Palenque • Campeche

    Take a guided tour of Palenque

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Mayan ruins

    Travel to Campeche

  • Day 6: Uxmal • Mérida

    Travel to Uxmal

    Take a guided tour of Uxmal

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Magician’s Pyramid
    • Governor’s Palace
    • Nunnery Quadrangle

    Travel to Mérida

    Take a guided tour of Mérida

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Government Palace
    • St. Ildefonso Cathedral
  • Day 7: Chichén Itzá • Cancún

    Travel to Chichen Itzá

    Take a guided tour of Chichén Itzá

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • El Castillo Pyramid

    Visit Cenote X-Keken

    Travel to Cancún

  • Day 8: Cancún

    Enjoy free time in Cancun

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Xel-Há and Tulum

    Xel-Há and Tulum

    Opt for a daylong excursion to Xel-Há and Tulum. In Xel-Há, take advantage of its clear waters, tropical fish and underwater Mayan shrines. Continue on to Tulum, a walled Mayan city that fended off attacks by the Spaniards until the 16th century. Within the city walls, you’ll find a host of Mayan ruins looming above the Caribbean, including the Temple of the Frescoes and El Castillo the castle.

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Cancún

    Enjoy free time in Cancun

  • Day 10: Cancún

    Enjoy free time in Cancun

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly to Mexico

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport in Mexico City

    Take a walking tour of Mexico City

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Paseo de la Reforma
  • Day 2: Mexico City

    Take a guided tour of Mexico City

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Zócalo
    • Palacio Nacional
    • Templo Mayor

    Visit Templo Mayor Archaeological Site and Museum

    Take a guided tour of the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Teotihuacán Pyramids

    Stop at an obsidian shop

  • Day 3: Puebla

    See Tonantzintla Church

    Visit Cholula Pyramid

    Travel to Puebla

    Take a guided tour of Puebla

  • Day 4: Palenque

    Travel to Palenque

  • Day 5: Palenque • Campeche

    Take a guided tour of Palenque

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Mayan ruins

    Travel to Campeche

  • Day 6: Uxmal • Mérida

    Travel to Uxmal

    Take a guided tour of Uxmal

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Magician’s Pyramid
    • Governor’s Palace
    • Nunnery Quadrangle

    Travel to Mérida

    Take a guided tour of Mérida

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Government Palace
    • St. Ildefonso Cathedral
  • Day 7: Chichén Itzá • Cancún

    Travel to Chichen Itzá

    Take a guided tour of Chichén Itzá

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • El Castillo Pyramid

    Visit Cenote X-Keken

    Travel to Cancún

  • Day 8: Cancún

    Enjoy free time in Cancun

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Xel-Há and Tulum

    Xel-Há and Tulum

    Opt for a daylong excursion to Xel-Há and Tulum. In Xel-Há, take advantage of its clear waters, tropical fish and underwater Mayan shrines. Continue on to Tulum, a walled Mayan city that fended off attacks by the Spaniards until the 16th century. Within the city walls, you’ll find a host of Mayan ruins looming above the Caribbean, including the Temple of the Frescoes and El Castillo the castle.

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Cancún

    Enjoy free time in Cancun

  • Day 10: Cancún

    Enjoy free time in Cancun

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach

  • Hotels

    8 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (10 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    7 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides; 1 walking tour

  • Entrances

    Templo Mayor Archaeological Site and Museum; Basilica of our Lady of Guadalupe; Teotihuacán Pyramids; Cholula Pyramid; Palenque Site; Uxmal; Chichén Itzá; Cenote X-Keken

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director and more.

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