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 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 Trips

Trip NameStartsDepartingFrom GBPDealMap
World Wonders Tour - 31 days Rome, Italy 03 Oct 2018 £6,295 World Wonders Tour - 31 days Map
Highlights of Mexico & Guatemala - 12 days Cancun, Mexico 03 Nov 2018 £1,395 Highlights of Mexico & Guatemala - 12 days Map
The Mayan Trail - 22 days Cancun, Mexico 03 Nov 2018 £2,695 The Mayan Trail - 22 days Map
Guatemala to Mexico - 13 days Antigua 12 Nov 2018 £1,495 Guatemala to Mexico - 13 days Map
Cuba & Mexico Explorer - 15 days Havana, Cuba 12 Nov 2018 £2,495 Cuba & Mexico Explorer - 15 days Map

Mexico Group Tours

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Best of the Yucatan

8 days | FROM £1,395

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Highlights of Mexico & Guatemala

12 days | FROM £1,395

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Guatemala to Mexico

13 days | FROM £1,495

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15 days | FROM £2,295

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22 days | FROM £2,695

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World Wonders Tour

31 days | FROM £6,295

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On our Mexico small group tours stay in centrally located 3 star hotels and take in Mexico's highlights and hidden gems. Escorted by an English-speaking local tour guide and travelling in private transportation, with guided sightseeing at each port of call, discover the best of Mexico and combine it with a visit to neighbouring Guatemala, Belize or Cuba for a sensational Central American adventure.

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.

Chichen Itza Small-Group Tour with Private Entrance

11 hours
FROM £72.67

Skip the lines and enter the world-famous Mayan city of Chichen Itza on this small-group tour with...

Private Tour: Teotihuacan Pyramids with Archaeologist

7 hours
FROM £55.11

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

Cancun Underwater Museum

2 hours 30 minutes
FROM £47.36

Don your snorkelling gear for a tour of Cancun's Underwater Sculpture Museum with over 500 life-size...

Mexico City Super Saver: Full-Day Tour

11 hours
FROM £35.11

See the best of Mexico City on this full-day tour of colonial Coyoacán, the UNESCO-listed waterways...

Tulum Ruins with Optional Underground River Swim

Flexible
FROM £56.33

Explore one of the greatest archaeological sites along the Riviera Maya - the Mayan city of Tulum...

Experience Mexico City: Cantinas, Lucha Libre & Mariachi

5 hours
FROM £48.17

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
FROM £57.97

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 £61.24

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

Mexico tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.75 out of 5 based on 8 recent reviews — See All Mexico Reviews

Gina was an absolutely fantastic tour leader - she was energetic, fun-loving, extremely passionate about her job and the countries we visited and could not have done more to make sure we all had a great time.

I made friends of similar age on this tour and there was an excellent mixture of beaches, socialising, history and culture incorporated into this tour. I was able to get a real feel for the countries I visited and the three countries on this tour could not have been more varied which made it all the more adventurous. The hotels were lovely - often with pools and rooms to a high standard.

I would recommend this tour to anyone who wants to get a better idea of Central America as these are three fascinating, different and beautiful countries with an organised tour leader and excellent customer service directly from OnTheGo. ”  

Katherine Barrow • Submitted 22 Aug 2017

Kelly was wonderful. I had an amazing time with her and the group. ”  

Tanya Howard • Submitted 30 May 2017

Becky was brilliantly organised. All travel - chicken buses, private buses, ferries, boats, flights - everything went without a hitch. Good briefings about locations. Reasonable hotels (except Cancun city). She had a large and very disparate group which she managed with poise and charm. A lovely cheery girl.”  

Diana Page • Submitted 15 Dec 2016

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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.

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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.

Booking your Mexico tour from United Kingdom

To book your tour to Mexico, please call us on 020-7371-1113, email us at info@onthegotours.com or book online. Alternatively, we work with a number of travel agents, so you can book through your travel agent if you prefer. Recent travel agents that booked a trip to Mexico with us:

Woking - Flight Centre

Unit 21B, Middle Concourse, Peacocks Shopping Centre, Woking, Surrey, UK
01483 760 333
Mayan Empires - 22 days

Clapham Northcote 2 - Flight Centre

14-16 Northcote Road, Clapham, London, UK
0207 799 7470
Cancun to Antigua - 10 days

Birmingham - New Street Flight Centre

51 New Street, Birmingham, UK
0121 665 4051
Footsteps of the Mayans - 13 days

Kingston - Flight Centre

51 Fife Road, Kingston, Surrey, UK
020-8541 5910
Cancun to Antigua - 10 days