Marvel at Mayan Ruins, relax on beautiful beaches and explore enchanting cities on our range of escorted tours of Mexico.

From the magnificent Mayan ruins of Palenque and Chichen Itza, to the wide sandy beaches and azure waters of the Yucatan Peninsular, Mexico offers a wealth of diverse and wonderful attractions. Travel through spectacular scenery - from snow capped mountains and volcanoes to lush highlands, forests and lakes, and relax on idyllic beaches of Playa del Carmen.

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Our Mexico small group tours departing in 2019 and 2020 range from 8 to 22 days and start in Cancun or Antigua. Escorted by a knowledgeable local tour guide, with comfortable 3 star hotels and private transportation, we take in the highlights of this captivating country and combine touring of Mexico with neighbouring Guatemala, Belize and Cuba.

Upcoming Mexico Tours 2019 and 2020

Trip NameStartsDepartingPriceMap
Highlights of Mexico & Guatemala - 12 days Cancun, Mexico 02 Nov 2019 NZD $4,226 was $4,695 10% off Highlights of Mexico & Guatemala - 12 days Map
Guatemala to Mexico - 13 days Antigua 11 Nov 2019 NZD $4,226 was $4,695 10% off Guatemala to Mexico - 13 days Map
Best of the Yucatan - 8 days Cancun, Mexico 18 Jan 2020 NZD $4,496 was $4,995 10% off Best of the Yucatan - 8 days Map
The Mayan Trail - 22 days Cancun, Mexico 25 Jan 2020 NZD $7,826 was $8,695 10% off The Mayan Trail - 22 days Map

Mexico Group Tours

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Best of the Yucatan

8 days | FROM NZD $4,695

Take in the best of Mexico's beautiful Yucatan Peninsula on this 8 day...

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Highlights of Mexico & Guatemala

12 days | FROM NZD $4,695

From the beautiful beaches of Playa del Carmen and the legendary Mayan...

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Guatemala to Mexico

13 days | FROM NZD $4,695

From the highlands of Antigua to the white sand beaches of Playa del...

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The Mayan Trail

22 days | FROM NZD $8,695

Take an exhilarating 22 day journey of discovery through Mexico,...

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World Wonders Tour - 31 Days Map

World Wonders Tour

31 Days | FROM NZD $12,495

Tick off the Seven New Wonders of the World on this 31-day...

Mexico Day Tours and Excursions

Visit some of Mexico's most impressive Mayan ruins and dive headfirst into the local culture with our range of day trips and activities in Cancun and Mexico City. Whether you're looking for fun in the sun on the Riviera Maya or prefer a night of tacos, Lucha Libre and mariachi bands, we've got something for you.

Private Tour: Teotihuacan Pyramids with Archaeologist

7 hours
FROM AUD $66.92

Explore the UNESCO-listed archaeological site of Teotihuacan with an expert guide on your own...

Cancun to Chichen Itza Day Trip with Admission and Lunch

12 hours
FROM AUD $105.28

Explore the most important archaeological site of the Mayan Kingdom on this day trip to Chichen Itza...

Experience Mexico City: Cantinas, Lucha Libre & Mariachi

6 hours
FROM AUD $96.31

Combine the best of Mexico City's evening fun with dinner at a traditional cantina, an authentic...

ATV, Ziplines and Cenote Combo Tour

3 hours 30 minutes
FROM AUD $97.93

Enjoy a jungle adventure at the Extreme Adventure Eco Park for a day of ziplining, ATV rides and...

Polanco Food Tour in Mexico City

3 hours
FROM AUD $124.05

Enjoy the great eateries of Mexico's City Polanco neighbourhood on this 3-hour guided walking tour...

Priority Access: Xenotes Maya Cenotes Eco-Adventure

12 hours
FROM AUD $212.18

Enjoy the Mayan cenotes on this full-day adventure with the chance to rappel, zipline, kayak and...

Xochimilco,Coyoacan & Museo Frida Kahlo

6 hours
FROM AUD $130.56

Enjoy a private guided exploration of some of Mexico City's highlights - Xochimilco,Coyoacan and the...

Isla Holbox Discovery

12 hours
FROM AUD $210.56

Enjoy a full day excursion to the beautiful Isla Holbox, with its stunning beaches and rich bird...

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Playa del Carmen and Chichen Itza combined

The beautiful white sand beaches of the Yucatan Peninsula and Chichen Itza, the world-famous Mayan temple complex with the iconic step pyramid of El Castillo are two of Mexico's biggest draw cards. On the majority of our group tours to Mexico we include the popular beach resort of Playa del Carmen and Chichen Itza so you can enjoy the best of Mexico's beaches and ancient ruins in one hit.

Besides the colourful festivals and mouthwatering cuisine, Mexico also boasts miles of gorgeous beaches, attractive colonial cities and remarkable Mayan ruins engulfed by the jungle and here's some of our favourite spots in the land that gave us tequila and mariachi:

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New World Wonder

Chichen Itza

No trip to Mexico is truly complete without a trip to the world famous site of Chichen Itza. The central temple is both mystical and highly impressive and is often surrounded by clapping visitors, as the noise from the clap reverberates off the walls, creating some rather interesting sounds. Voted as one of the New World Wonders in 2007, the ruins have garnered world-wide attention with travellers from around the globe eager to marvel at the famed El Castillo pyramid.

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Colonial history

Merida

Speckled with colourful houses and beautiful architecture imbued with rich colonial history, Merida is the cultural and commercial centre of the Yucatan state and is well worth a visit as you travel through Mexico. Plaza Grande is one of the main attractions of this thriving city and often sees free, impromptu salsa performances or jazz concerts. For a more educational visit, there are numerous museums on offer, telling guests the story of Merida.

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Tropical fun

Playa del Carmen

Just south of Cancun, Playa del Carmen is blessed with far fewer tourists than its northern cousin as well as beautiful beaches and hundreds of eateries selling delicious food from all over the world. Avenida 5 is where the magic happens in this buzzing seaside town. From shopping malls to cocktail bars to giant nightclubs, this strip has everything you need to while away the hours in the most pleasurable way.

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Indigenous traditions

Oaxaca

Surrounded by lush forest, Oaxaca is a popular destination for travellers seeking to experience ‘the real Mexico’. From the indigenous villages to the delicious, traditional food sold on every street corner to the ancient ruins, this region is brimming with history, excitement and mystery. The city also provides some much needed respite from the intense Mexican heat as its altitude of 5,000ft above sea level means that the climate is pleasantly cool.

Palenque Mayan ruins - On The Go Tours
Mayan ruins

Palenque

Famed for its collection of ancient jungle ruins, Palenque definitely deserves its top ranking among Mexico’s most popular destinations. Included in the ruins is the impressive Temple of Inscriptions, which has aided numerous archaeologists and historians with their research about this period of time. Yet, while the ruins here are fascinating, perhaps the most exciting thing about this region is the knowledge that many of the ruins are yet to be excavated. Who knows what might be unearthed in the future.