15 day Mexico City to Playa del Carmen tour with flights

15 day Mexico City to Playa del Carmen tour including return international flights, accommodation, breakfast daily, private coach transportation, in-depth sightseeing, tour guides and more.

Plus, book before 31 August and receive a Samsonite suitcase valued at $529^, for free!

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  • 15 day Mexico City to Playa del Carmen tour with flights
  • 15 day Mexico City to Playa del Carmen tour with flights
  • 15 day Mexico City to Playa del Carmen tour with flights
  • 15 day Mexico City to Playa del Carmen tour with flights
  • 15 day Mexico City to Playa del Carmen tour with flights
  • 15 day Mexico City to Playa del Carmen tour with flights
  • 15 day Mexico City to Playa del Carmen tour with flights
  • 15 day Mexico City to Playa del Carmen tour with flights
  • 15 day Mexico City to Playa del Carmen tour with flights
  • 15 day Mexico City to Playa del Carmen tour with flights
  • 15 day Mexico City to Playa del Carmen tour with flights
  • 15 day Mexico City to Playa del Carmen tour with flights
 

Highlights

 

Hola! It’s time to experience the best of Mexico with a 15 day Mexico City to Playa del Carmen tour.

Explore incredible Mexico City, a place known for some of the best street food in the world and be entertained as you experience Cantinas, Mariachi and Lucha Libre wrestling. Adventure to the Teotihuacan Pyramids and try some of the local delights including cactus candy and ancient pre-Hispanic brews.

Travel to the beautiful colonial town of Oaxaca, full of graceful arcades and colourful markets, before journeying to the breath-taking waterfalls of Hierve el Agua, where you can swim in the stunning natural pools. Arrive in the gorgeous town of San Cristóbal Las Casas and wander its quaint cobbled streets. Immerse yourself in the Mayan culture during your visits to the Mayan villages of San Juan Chamula and Zinacantan.

Fly to Merida, a city that has retained much of its old-world charm from when it was founded in 1542. Stroll the city streets and wander through the Old Town to enjoy the incredible atmosphere of this beautiful place. Unearth one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, Chichen Itza, home to the famous El Castillo pyramid, before travelling to the amazing Playa del Carmen. End your trip relaxing on the beaches of this coastal town and reflecting on all of the fantastic memories you’ve made.

Your package includes return international flights, accommodation, breakfast daily, professional English speaking tour guides, in-depth sightseeing and more

See Inclusions for more. 

 
 

Day 1: Australia – airplane-takeoff– México City 

Today, depart Australia for México City! On arrival, you will met and transferred to your hotel in Mexico City. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting in the evening. Please look for a note in the hotel lobby or ask reception where it will take place.

Day 2: Mexico City – City Tour (B)

This morning you will enjoy a guided walking tour of Mexico City. Enjoy the after an leisure before an unforgettable gastronomical evening! Experts say that the Aztec capital has the best street food in the world and considered one of the most desirable and trendiest neighbourhoods in the city. Find hidden amongst art galleries and vintage clothing shops, some of the best taquerías in the city. After you try tacos, get among Mexico’s Holy Trinity of entertainment: Cantinas, Mariachi and Lucha Libre wrestling. Sip some tequila at a cantina, shuffle and sway to Mariachi music, watch masked wrestlers dive, fly, writhe, and grandstand for the audience – all on this Mexico City tour you’d be loco to miss!

Day 3: Mexico City – Teotihuacan Pyramids  (B)

After breakfast, start your first adventure in Teotihuacan! We’ll venture out of Mexico City to see Teotihuacan pyramids. Take the opportunity to try local “delights” like cactus candy, sip on ancient pre-Hispanic brews and recharge your energy at the top of the spectacular Sun Pyramid.

Day 4: Oaxaca (B)

After breakfast, we travel to Oaxaca, around a 5-hour drive. A beautiful old colonial town, Oaxaca is full of graceful arcades and colourful markets. The markets are populated by descendants of the Zapotec and Mixtec Indians selling colourful woven blankets and shawls. Oaxaca is also known

for its arts scene, including folk art, fine art and dance. Explore the narrow, cobbled streets or simply sit in the square drinking mezcal as the world goes by.

Day 5: Oaxaca (B,L)

Today we’ll explore the amazing petrified waterfalls of Hierve el Agua and go for a swim in the natural pools. Visit a gigantic 2,000-year-old tree in Tule and then gaze at beautiful carved stone structures in the Zapotec ruins of Mitla. Learn the process of making woolen rugs by hand in a local village and sip Mezcal, a popular Mexican liquor, at a local factory. After this incredible experience, you will enjoy lunch with a Zapotecan family. Provecho!

Day 6: Oaxaca – airplane-takeoff – Tuxtla Gutierrez  – San Cristóbal las Casas (B)

After breakfast, we take a local flight from Oaxaca to Tuxtla Gutierrez, then transfer to San Cristobal Las Casas. On arrival in San Cristobal Las Casas, enjoy a guided city tour before the evening at leisure. San Cristobal has a distinctive old-world feel, which comes from the Spanish colonial architecture and pretty, cobbled streets.    

Day 7:  San Cristóbal las Casas – Mayan Villages Tour (B)

Today you will enjoy a half-day visit to the Mayan villages of San Juan Chamula and Zinacantan. Nestled in the highlands, these villages serve as marketplaces and religious ceremonial centres for the indigenous people who live in the surrounding hills. The local people have retained their traditional way of life and are often seen dressed in their own distinctive colourful attire. Explore these villages and learn more about the culture and history of these mainly Mayan communities.

Day 8: San Cristóbal las Casas – airplane-takeoff – Merida (B)

Today we fly to Merida. The drive from San Cristobal las Casas to Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport will take about one hour. Merida was founded in 1542 and it retains much of its old-world charm. Take in the splendour of its many colonial buildings and learn more about the Maya heritage of the town. You will have the afternoon at leisure to relax and enjoy the atmosphere of what many feel is the highlight of this part of Mexico.

Day 9: Merida – Walking Tour (B)

After breakfast, enjoy an orientation walk around the hotel, wander through the Old Town, check out some museums and stroll the city streets, which are alive with art and culture. Hang out in the green and shady Plaza Grande, with the 16th-century cathedral on one side and City Hall, State Government Palace and Casa Mantejo on the others. For a taste of Merida’s 19th-century glory, go for a walk along the mansion-lined Paseo de Montejo. Mornings are the best time to visit the outdoor markets, where you can stock up on hammocks and Mayan replicas. This is also a great place to sample local food specialties, such as ‘cochinita pibil’ or the extremely spicy El Yucateco hot sauce.

Day 10: Merida – Chichen Itza – Playa del Carmen (B)

Today we travel to Playa del Carmen, stopping along the way to visit the Maya ruins of Chichen Itza. Recently named one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, Chichen Itza contains both Toltec and Mayan ruins lying alongside each other. The famous El Castillo pyramid dominates the site. There is also a large ball court where games used to be held. Nearby, excavations of the Well of Sacrifice offered up treasures of jade, copper and gold as well as many human and animal bones. Spend 2-3 hours here before continuing to Playa del Carmen, about a 3-hour drive. Blessed with azure waters, powdery beaches and a European feel, Playa del Carmen is a resort city close to Cancun with a vibrant atmosphere. After a short orientation walk, pick a place to kick back with a margarita and watch the sunset.

Day 11: Playa del Carmen (B)

After breakfast, take a guided walking tour then your afternoon is free for you to explore the area or just relax at the beach.

Day 12: Playa del Carmen (B,D)

Enjoy your last day in Mexico free at leisure. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner with your group to say goodbye to this incredible adventure.

Day 13: Playa del Carmen – airplane-takeoff– Australia (B)

At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to Cancun airport for your homeward flight.

Day 14: In flight

Day 15: Australia

Arrive home today. 

 

Inclusions

 
  • Return airfares with a full service airline including checked luggage
  • All internal airfares and transfers
  • 12 nights twin share accommodation 
  • Breakfast daily plus a farewell dinner with you group 
  • In-depth sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • The services of a professional English-speaking tour leader
  • The services of English-speaking local guides
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Small group size of up to 20 people only

Highlights:

  • See the Teotihuacan Pyramids  
  • Take an evening tour of Mexico City and its local taquerías
  • Visit the colourful markets in Oaxaca
  • Explore the amazing petrified waterfalls of Hierve el Agua
  • Visit to the Mayan villages of San Juan Chamula and Zinacantan
  • View the distinctive architecture of Merida 
  • Tour the wondrous ancient ruins of Chichén Itzá, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Enjoy free time relaxing on the beautiful beaches of Playa del Carmen 


Samsonite Early Bird Offer:

 ^Samsonite offer applies to any Central and South America early bird tour booking made at https://exclusives.webjet.com.au/, from 00:01 Wednesday 1 August 2018 – 23:59 Friday 31 August 2018. Minimum 2 people per booking. Offer strictly limited to one large Graphite 75cm Arq Spinner suitcase per couple and cannot be applied to prior purchases or bookings. Suitcase can be redeemed at http://www.samsonite.com.au with a unique coupon code that will be issued by Webjet Exclusives via email to the booking contact within 7 days of booking a tour. Full details on how to redeem the suitcase will be provided at this time. Excludes any Central and South America tour bookings for 2018 departures. The expiry date for all coupon codes issued as part of this promotion will be 30 September 2018. Offer can be withdrawn any time without notice. We reserve the right to cancel any coupon codes that have been issued against a cancelled booking. Webjet Exclusives is the sole promoter and as such all inquiries in relation to this promotion must be directed to Webjet Exclusives Customer Support Service, however if you are experiencing difficulties redeeming your coupon code at time of checkout via the Samsonite website, email Samsonite directly at online.au@samsonite.com for assistance, including ‘Webjet’ in the subject line. The Samsonite team will then respond accordingly. Webjet Exclusives standard booking terms and conditions apply.

 

Fine Print

 

How To Book:

To book your Tour:

  • Bookings essential
  • Voucher valid for 1 person (must purchase 2 vouchers)
  • Once booked and confirmed, no cancellations permitted
  • Must book by the 65 days prior to departure. 
  • Book early to secure your desired date and time

Deposit Information:

  • A deposit of $699 per person plus any applicable surcharges are due at the time of purchase in order to secure your date. 
  • All peak season surcharges, interstate surcharges (if applicable) and single supplements (if applicable) are also due at the time of purchase and will be reflected at the checkout stage.
  • Final Payment is due 120 days prior to travel. If you book within 120 days of travel, you will be sent an invoice within 7 days for final payment. 
  • Up to 12 Months Interest Free available: https://exclusives.webjet.com.au/up-to-12-months-interest-free/
  • Invoices will be emailed to you in advance and it is your responsibility to ensure payments are made prior to the due date
  • Should payment not be received by the due date, your booking will be cancelled and all prior payments will remain strictly non-refundable. 
  • Your tour is subject to availability at the time of your booking. We advise you to book early to avoid disappointment.

Excludes: Tipping for tour manager and coach driver, Travel insurance, Visas, Personal expenses, Anything not mentioned or “optional” or “own account” in the itinerary.

Internal flights luggage allowance: baggage is limited to 23kg per person on all internal flights. 

Single Supplement: $1,199 per person in addition to your twin share voucher.

You can purchase your single supplement by clicking here 

Triple Share: Not available

Group Sizes: 6 – 20 people

Accommodation: 

Mexico City: Hotel Geneve or similar
Oaxaca: Casa Catrina Hotel or similar
San Cristóbal las Casas: Casa vieja Hotel or similar
Merida: Gobernador Durango or similar
Playa del Carmen: Hacienda Paradise Boutique or similar

Land Only: To purchase this tour land only please click here 

Arrival & Departure Transfers:  Based on one group transfer.

Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that all customers purchase Travel Insurance as soon as they make a purchase on our website. Help cover yourself for the unexpected with great value Webjet Travel Insurance, we highly recommend it. Click here for a quote.

Visas: Visas are not included. It is the traveller’s responsibility to ensure they meet the visa requirements for the country they are visiting. Webjet Exclusives is unable to provide visa advice.

For Visa assistance, please visit Webjet’s Travel Visa Service page

Any deposits paid at the time of purchase are non-refundable.

 

Travel Dates

 

21 March 2019
25 April 2019
9 May 2019
23 May 2019
6 June 2019
20 June 2019
4 July 2019
18 July 2019
8 August 2019
22 August 2019
5 September 2019
10 October 2019

Bookings not accepted when within 65 days of departure

Surcharges may apply to some dates, please see the availability calendar for more details

Availability on Departure Dates listed in Fine Print is subject to change. True availability is shown on the availability calendar after clicking on the BUY NOW button

 

Flight Information

 

Airline: 
  • Return economy airfares departing Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth with Virgin Australia, Delta, Air New Zealand, Qantas or similar.  
  • Including minimum 23kg of checked baggage per passenger (actual limit is subject to airline).
  • Internal Flights – are restricted to 23kg luggage per person 
  • One return airfare is supplied per voucher
  • Names cannot be changed once flights have been booked. 
  • Flights cannot be used one-way only

 Flights:

  • Note that the total length of the package includes time spent in flight as specified in the itinerary
  • Some flights may depart a day before/after, involve up to 3 transits, stopover or a substitute airline. These changes are beyond our control and will be confirmed upon booking.
  • Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing. Passport Details are also required at time of booking in order to confirm your flights.
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable.
  • Flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure, along with final documentation.
  • All flights have been booked to meet minimum connection times as per airline policy and fare rules.

Schedule Changes: 

  • Airline schedule changes or cancellations can happen from time to time and are beyond our control. The customer is responsible for reviewing their flight schedule prior to their departure. Webjet Exclusives endeavours to assist customers where possible, however should any change or cancellation occur, please contact your Travel Insurance provider to check whether you are covered by your policy.

Flight Variations:

Option 1: Flexi Flights – Arrive early and/or extend your stay with no fees post tour with the promotional airline

  • Please select how many days you want to arrive early and/or extend your stay by on your Booking Form. 
  • Flights will arrive into the city as per the tour itinerary and depart from the city as per tour itinerary. Customers cannot choose another airport or city for their arrival and/or departure.
  • All flights will be booked with the promotional airfare available at the time of booking – for your choice of preferred airline or cabin class, please see below.
  • Your fight request is subject to availability and if the promotional airfare is not available, you will be quoted the fare difference.
  • Your varied flight itinerary will not be provided in advance of ticketing and once your flights have been ticketed, no further changes can be made.
  • If you are wishing to arrange internal flights, this must be arranged at your own expense. Webjet Exclusives cannot assist with the purchase of additional flights outside of the itinerary.
  • Webjet Exclusives are unable to provide any additional accommodation outside of the tour itinerary and this will need to be arranged at your own expense. By extending your departure date, you will also forfeit the included airport transfer (if applicable) and will need to make your own way to the airport at your own expense.

 Option 2: Upgrade to Premium Economy or Business Class (where available)

  • A flat fee of $350.00 per person, plus additional airfare and taxes will be quoted if choosing to upgrade your flights to another cabin class.
  • Please select your preferred cabin class from the drop down box on the booking form at the time of making your purchase.
  • If you have a preferred airline for your upgrade quote, please mention this in the Special Request field of your Booking Form. If no specific airline is requested, the best available fare will be quoted to you.
  • Your quote will not be provided immediately and will be processed in departure date order only after final payment has been paid.
  • The quote will be sent via email only and will include clear instructions on how to make payment. Failure to pay by the stipulated date and time will cause the quote to expire, by which Webjet Exclusives will proceed to book the promotional airfare included in your packages.
  • If also choosing to arrival early and/or extend your stay, this will be quoted to you in conjunction with your preferred airline request.

 Should you be unsatisfied with the quote provided for your cabin upgrade, you can opt to:

1. Travel with the group as per the tour itinerary on the promotional airfare or;
2.Take the package as Land Only and receive a refund of the Land Only discount, if available.

Once your flights have been confirmed and ticketed, no further changes can be made and your booking will remain non-refundable.

Option 3: Choose an alternative airline

  • A flat fee of $350.00 per person, plus additional airfare and taxes will be quoted if choosing to travel with a premium airline for your tour.
  • Please specify your preferred airline in the Special Request field of your booking form.
  • Your quote will not be provided immediately and will be processed in departure date order only after final payment has been paid.
  • The quote will be sent via email only and will include clear instructions on how to make payment. Failure to pay by the stipulated date and time will cause the quote to expire, by which Webjet Exclusives will proceed to confirm your flights as per the tour itinerary.
  • If also choosing to arrival early and/or extend your stay, this will be quoted to you in conjunction with your preferred airline request.

Should you be unsatisfied with the quote provided for your airline preference, you can opt to:

1. Travel with the group as per the tour itinerary on the promotional airfare or;
2.Take the package as Land Only and receive a refund of the Land Only discount, if available.

Once your flights have been confirmed and ticketed, no further changes can be made and your booking will remain non-refundable.

 

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Package Inclusions
  • Return airfares with a full service airline
  • Arrive early or extend your stay fee free with Flexi Flights
  • All internal airfares and transfers
  • 12 nights twin share accommodation 
  • Breakfast daily plus a farewell dinner with you group 
  • In-depth sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • The services of a professional English-speaking tour leader
  • The services of English-speaking local guides
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Small group size of up to 20 people only

Samsonite Offer

 

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