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Family: Mexico City & beach relax

México in 10 Days, 9 Nights in Destination

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Discover Mexico City and the paradise of Playa del Carmen, immersing in their rich culture and hospitality. Where memories are made on this trip: enjoy exciting water attractions at Xel-Há Park, including natural cenotes.

Trip Highlights

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    Mexico City
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    Riviera Maya
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    Xel-Há
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    Xochimilco

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  1. All flights

  2. Accommodation

  3. All transfers

  4. Activities

  5. Some meals

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  1. Departures available until December 2024

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  3. Solo travelers available

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  • Accommodation in Superior category hotels.
  • Full board during the stay in Playa del Carmen.
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Accommodation: 9 Nights

Itinerary

Embark on a family discovery journey through Mexico, from the bustling Mexico City to the crystal-clear waters of Playa del Carmen. Visit iconic landmarks like the Zócalo and delve into history at Teotihuacán. Explore the natural wonders of cenotes and white sandy beaches. Enjoy the rich gastronomy and warmth of its people.

1st Day: UK/Ireland - Mexico City

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Ready to discover Mexico's vibrant culture and idyllic landscapes with your family? Depart from the UK/Ireland on the international flight bound for Mexico City*. Upon arrival at the capital's airport, transfer to the hotel for check-in. Enjoy the rest of the day with your family at your leisure, whether relaxing or exploring the city at your own pace. We recommend exploring Chapultepec Castle for stunning views, or admiring the craftsmanship at the Museum of Popular Art. End the day by strolling through the Historic Center to see iconic landmarks. Overnight stay in Mexico City.

*If the outbound or return flights depart in the early morning (before 4:00 a.m.), you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure date.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Laila Hotel Ciudad de Méx... or similar
tripadvisor rating

706 Reviews

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2nd Day: Mexico City

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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, we explore the most iconic places of this magnificent city, perfect for family visits with children. We will begin our walking tour at Constitution Square or Zócalo, the third largest in the world. There, we will encounter the National Palace, the impressive Metropolitan Cathedral with its famous "Holy Christ of the Poison," and the ruins of the Templo Mayor, the heart of the Great Tenochtitlan. While on the move, we will admire the Paseo de la Reforma and its iconic Monument to Independence, known as "El Ángel." If possible, we will make a stop to take a photo with this Mexican symbol.

Afterwards, we will head to Chapultepec Forest, where the Castle, former residence of Maximilian and Mexican presidents, the Lake, and the National Auditorium are located. We will also explore the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum, which showcases a unique collection of astonishing objects gathered by traveler Robert L. Ripley, perfect for surprising the kids. This international museum is present in 14 countries, with Mexico being the only one in Latin America. Overnight stay in Mexico City.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Laila Hotel Ciudad de Méx... or similar
tripadvisor rating

706 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

included
México City Tour with Ripley Museum

Light

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3rd Day: Mexico City

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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, you cross the city to reach Ciudad Universitaria, where you will admire the library, the rector's tower, and the Olympic Stadium. Then, you head to Xochimilco to board a picturesque trajinera, which will take you on a delightful ride through the canals—a fun experience for the little ones. Later on, you delve into what used to be the town of Coyoacán, now part of the vast city of Mexico, with its rich colonial architecture and vibrant colors. Finally, you will have free time to stroll with your family around Plaza Hidalgo, enjoy some cafes, or visit the lively local market, perfect for shopping with the kids. Overnight stay in Mexico City.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Laila Hotel Ciudad de Méx... or similar
tripadvisor rating

706 Reviews

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Activities

included
Excursion to Xochimilco & Coyoacan

Light

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4th Day: Mexico City

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Breakfast at the hotel. Today is a free day to enjoy with your family! You can continue exploring this splendid city or opt for some optional activities such as visiting the Basilica of Guadalupe and the pyramids of Teotihuacán* or some thrilling experiences like Six Flags** and Hurricane Harbor Oaxtepec***, where we guarantee the kids will have a blast. Overnight stay in Mexico City.

* Visit to the Basilica of Guadalupe and the pyramids of Teotihuacán: Discover one of the country's most important religious sites, home to the mantle containing the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Continue to Pachuca to visit the incredible archaeological site of Teotihuacán. Known as the city of the gods, here you can admire the impressive Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon.

** Six Flags: Visit the Six Flags amusement park, perfect for a thrilling family day filled with adrenaline and excitement. Spend a great day riding roller coasters, spinning on the Boomerang, jumping on the Turbo Bungy, and enjoying the incredible park shows, such as the nighttime light show. It's an experience you can't miss!

*** Hurricane Harbor Oaxtepec: Enjoy exciting water attractions with your family, including a new unique hybrid slide in Latin America, lazy river, wave pool, and play structures for children. It will be a water adventure they'll never forget.

Important: You can only book one of the three optional excursions proposed for this day.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Laila Hotel Ciudad de Méx... or similar
tripadvisor rating

706 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

Optional
Visit to Basilica of Guadalupe and Pyramids of Teotihuacán

Moderate

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Visit to Six Flags Park

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Optional
Visit to Hurricane Harbor Oaxtepec Park

Active

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5th Day: Mexico City - Playa del Carmen

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Breakfast at the hotel. At the scheduled time, transfer from the hotel to Mexico City Airport to catch the flight to Cancun. Upon arrival, you will receive assistance from our staff and be transferred to your hotel in the Riviera Maya for check-in. Overnight stay in Playa del Carmen with all-inclusive meal plan.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Viva Wyndham Maya or similar
tripadvisor rating

11482 Reviews

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6th Day: Playa del Carmen

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All-inclusive. Today we dive into the natural inlet of Xel-Há for snorkeling and encounter countless tropical fish, a fantastic place to enjoy with the family. We will explore majestic trails amidst lush vegetation, marveling at the various shades of the dense jungle. We will uncover the secrets of nature and enjoy complete tranquility in the hammock area. You can also take a bike ride with your family through the jungle or have some fun on the zip lines and water games. It will be an epic adventure where your children will have a lot of fun. Don't forget that you can recharge your energy at the buffet included with typical and international dishes in the restaurants and the local bar. Overnight stay in Playa del Carmen. 

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Viva Wyndham Maya or similar
tripadvisor rating

11482 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

included
Visit to Xel-Ha

Active

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7th Day: Playa del Carmen

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All-inclusive. Experience a wonderful Mayan Adventure in the jungle and the ocean, enjoying a family experience that will take you through three unique ecosystems in a single day!

Begin your day by immersing yourself in the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean, where you'll have the opportunity to explore fascinating coral reefs and swim alongside a wide variety of tropical fish and exotic marine life. Then, venture into the dense jungle to explore an underground river, surrounded by lush and mysterious vegetation. Here, you'll have the chance to marvel at the natural beauty of the rock formations and caves that line the way.

Finally, head to the stunning Mayan cenotes, natural freshwater sinkholes that form on the earth's surface and are considered sacred by the Mayan civilization. Here, you can cool off in the refreshing waters of the cenotes and explore their fascinating natural surroundings. This experience will allow you to deeply connect with the nature and culture of the Mayan world, as you immerse yourself in the beauty and magic of these three unique ecosystems. Don't miss this opportunity to experience an unforgettable family adventure! Overnight stay in Playa del Carmen.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Viva Wyndham Maya or similar
tripadvisor rating

11482 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

included
Mayan Adventure

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8th Day: Playa del Carmen

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All-inclusive. Today, you'll have a free day to relax on the paradisiacal Playa del Carmen or explore other experiences at your own pace. You can also choose to join a full-day optional tour to the archaeological site of Chichén Itzá and the city of Valladolid with your family*. This adventure-filled journey through culture, history, and nature is a perfect option to enjoy with the kids. Overnight stay in Playa del Carmen.

*Optional tour to Chichén Itzá and Valladolid: Explore the majestic Chichén Itzá, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the New Seven Wonders of the Modern World. Afterward, visit Valladolid, a charming colonial city in the Yucatán Peninsula. Conclude your journey with a delicious meal at an exclusive cenote, where you can swim and relax in its crystalline waters.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Viva Wyndham Maya or similar
tripadvisor rating

11482 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

Optional
Visit to Chichen Itza from Playa del Carmen

Moderate

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9th Day: Playa del Carmen

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All-inclusive. Then, you can take advantage of the free day to continue exploring the activities that appeal to you the most and relax on the beautiful beaches that this wonderful destination offers. Overnight stay in Playa del Carmen.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Viva Wyndham Maya or similar
tripadvisor rating

11482 Reviews

See our full selection

10th Day: Playa del Carmen - UK/Ireland

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Breakfast* at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer from your hotel to Cancun airport to catch your return flight to your destination**.

*The included breakfast will depend on the schedule of the return flight and the hotel breakfast service.

**Depending on the selected flight, arrival in the UK/Ireland may be the next day.

Included activities

Included

México City Tour with Ripley Museum

Included activity for day 2 in Mexico City

Discover Mexico City's highlights on a guided tour, including a visit to the Ripley Museum for a glimpse of fascinating exhibits.

Duration 06:00h Approx.

Physical rating:

Light

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Included

Excursion to Xochimilco & Coyoacan

Included activity for day 3

Discover two gems of Mexico City on an incredible tour. Cruise through the canals of Xochimilco in a trajinera and explore the bohemian charm of Coyoacán. Immerse yourself in the rich history and vibrant life of this city.

Duration 05:00h Approx.

Physical rating:

Light

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Included
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For your visit wear a bathing suit, water shoes and comfortable clothes. Bring an extra change of clothes and towel. Your sunscreens, repellents and suntan lotions should only contain titanium oxide and zinc oxide for use in the Park.

Visit to Xel-Ha

Included activity for day 6 in Riviera Maya

Explore Xel-Há Park and immerse yourself in its crystal-clear waters while enjoying exciting water activities. A unique experience for the whole family during your visit to the Riviera Maya.

Duration 07:00h Approx.

Physical rating:

Active

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Included

Mayan Adventure

Included activity for day 7

Embark on an unparalleled family adventure. Experience excitement at every corner while enjoying unique activities in the beautiful Riviera Maya.

Duration 06:00h Approx.

Physical rating:

Active

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
Optional

Visit to Basilica of Guadalupe and Pyramids of Teotihuacán

Suggested activity for day 4 in Mexico City

Visit the Basilica of Guadalupe to learn about its history and admire the Cerro del Tepeyac. In the archaeological site of Teotihuacan, admire the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon and walk along the Avenue of the Dead.

Duration 08:00h Approx.

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Optional

Visit to Six Flags Park

Suggested activity for day 4 in Mexico City

Visit Six Flags and spend a day going down roller coasters, spinning on the Boomerang, jumping on the Turbo Bungy and enjoying the incredible shows that the park offers, such as the nightly light show.

Duration 08:00h Approx.

Physical rating:

Active

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Optional
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Available Tour only on Saturdays and Sundays.

Visit to Hurricane Harbor Oaxtepec Park

Suggested activity for day 4

Have family fun with our visit to Hurricane Harbor Oaxtepec Park. Enjoy unique water attractions and slides, perfect for cooling off and spending a day full of adrenaline with your kids. An unforgettable aquatic experience!

Duration 08:00h Approx.

Physical rating:

Active

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Optional
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Tour available on Tuesdays , Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Visit to Chichen Itza from Playa del Carmen

Suggested activity for day 8

Discover the majesty of Chichén Itzá with our optional visit from Playa del Carmen. Immerse yourself in the history and culture of the ancient Mayans as you explore this iconic archaeological site.

Duration 08:00h Approx.

Physical rating:

Moderate

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The price includes

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  • Departures from all major UK/Ireland airports.
  • International flights: UK/Ireland - Mexico City, Cancun - UK/Ireland.
  • Domestic flights: Mexico City - Cancun.
  • 9 nights accommodation in superior category hotels.
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  • 9 breakfasts and all inclusive plan during your stay in Playa del Carmen*.
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  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles **.
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  • Entrance to Xel-Ha Park.
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  • Air and fuel taxes.
  • Snorkeling in natural coves.
  • México City Tour including Ripley Museum, visit to Xochimilco & Coyoacan.***
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  • ATOL Protection.

*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Entrance fees, taxes*, beverages, tips, or any other items not mentioned in the "Price includes" section are not included.

*Environmental Sanitation Tax: approximately USD 4 per room per night to be paid directly at the hotel upon check-in.

Visitor's Tax to enter Quintana Roo: approximately USD 12 per person to be paid in advance online at: http://www.visitax.gob.mx. Proof of payment must be presented at the airport before the departure flight.

*The all-inclusive program ends with breakfast on the departure day. If your flight departs at 10:00 am or earlier, you won't be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day. Complimentary drinks at all-inclusive hotels are available from 11 am to 10 pm. The included breakfast in the All-Inclusive program is American-style.

**Airport transfers included in this program are shared and for daytime flights arriving between 6 am and 10 pm. Flights arriving before 6 am and after 10 pm can only be confirmed with a private transfer at an additional cost.

***On Mondays, most museums are closed to the public. Therefore, the itinerary order may be modified to ensure all activities are carried out.

  • Entry requirements

    Passport with a minimum of six months validity.

  • Visa

    No visa is required. Departure tax from Cancun is 1000 pesos (around 55$).

  • Currency

    Peso.

  • Language

    Spanish.

  • Electricity

    127 V. Adapter required.

  • Health

    Please consult your doctor regarding malaria prophylaxis.

  • Time zone

    UTC - 06:00 to UTC - 08:00.

  • Other useful information

    Free support for tourists by calling 078.

  • Tourist Office website

    http://www.visitmexico.com

Remember to download your electronic ticket to confirm your flight times and complete online check-in using the airline's website or directly at the check-in counter at the airport.

Accommodation in hotels is as indicated. In case of any changes in accommodation, they will always be of the same or higher category. Hotel categories are not standardized in all countries worldwide. Therefore, criteria may differ according to the standards of the destination country.

In the event of adverse weather conditions, safety reasons, or any other appropriate reason, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may change or be canceled without prior notice.

If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +44 20 8068 3176 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

 

Room allocation: We will do our best to accommodate your family in the same room. If availability doesn't permit this, we guarantee your family will be accommodated as close together as possible. Children will always be accomodated in a room with at least 1 adult.

 

Booster seats: Not available in all destinations. Feel free to take your own if you need one.

 

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

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