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Day of the Dead
Experience this traditional Mexican
celebration that honors the ancestors

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From £3,125
21 day trip
Per person shared basis
Departure October 26, 2020
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Complete day by day itinerary
Day 1 | Mexico City
Board your overnight flight from London to Mexico City. Upon arrival you will be met by one of our representatives and transferred to your hotel for a four-night stay. Mexico City is one of the most enjoyable destinations. Its historic centre is declared World Heritage by UNESCO and is the heart of a living culture.

Day 2 | Mexico City
This morning you’ll be picked up at your hotel for a city tour through the Historic Centre, visiting the ruins of the Templo Mayor, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Government Palace with the murals Diego Rivera and the historic centre, also known as Zócalo. You will then continue to Coyoacan to visit Frida Kahlo’s famous Casa Azul. Once the tour ends you’ll be transferred back to your hotel by one of our representatives.

Day 3 | Mexico City & Teotihuacan
Today you’ll visit the Plaza of the Three Cultures and Basilica of Guadalupe. Later on we’ll transfer to Teotihuacán, visiting the Temples of Quetzalpapalotl, the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, the Citadel and the Temple of Quetzalcoatl. After the tour you’ll be transferred back to your hotel.

Day 4 | Mexico City
The day is yours to explore as you wish! Optional activities are available (we recommend Taxco and Cuernavaca).

Day 5 | Mexico City - Puebla - Oaxaca
After your hotel check-out procedures you’ll be picked up and transferred to Cholula, where we’ll visit the largest pyramidal basement in the Americas. Later on, we’ll continue to Puebla and visit its historical centre. We’ll continue the journey to your hotel in Oaxaca for a three-night stay.

Day 6 | Oaxaca - Day of the Dead Celebration
The morning is yours to explore as you wish! In the evening we’ll pick you up for a visit to the Pantheon during celebrations, where we’ll have the opportunity to share some of the local traditions with Oaxcaqueñas families.

Day 7 | Oaxaca - Mitla
Today we will go on a full day trip to visit Hierve el Agua, a stony waterfall of calcium and salt. Later on we’ll visit Mitla Archaeological park and Tule, home of the widest tree of the world. We’ll also see Teotitlán del Valle where mezcal is made.

Day 8 | Oaxaca - San Cristobal de las Casas
After your hotel check-out procedures you’ll be picked up transferred to Monte Alban, where we’ll visit the biggest Zapoteca city. We will then visit San Antonio de Arrazola, where local families manufacture the alebrijes, a famous oaxacaqueña handcraft. At the end of the tour we’ll return to Oaxaca in the evening and go straight to the bus station to board an overnight bus to San Cristobal de las Casas.

Day 9 | San Cristobal de las Casas
Upon your arrival in the bus terminal at San Cristobal de las Casas, you’ll be taken to your hotel for a three-night stay. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy as you wish - we recommend the Temple of Guadalupe, the Altos de Chiapas Museum and handcraft markets.

Day 10 | San Cristobal de las Casas - Sumidero Canyon
This morning we’ll pick you up and take you a trip to Sumidero Canyon, navigating the Grijalva river with an opportunity to do some bird-watching (and also reptiles!)

Day 11 | San Cristobal de las Casas - Palenque
After your hotel check-out procedures you’ll be picked up and taken to Palenque for a full day trip. On the way there you’ll visit the Blue Water waterfalls and Misol Ha waterfalls, arriving in Palenque at around midday. We’ll carry on with a visit to Palenque’s Archaeological site. After the tour you’ll be transferred to your hotel for a one-night stay.

Day 12 | Palenque - Merida
After your hotel check-out procedures you’ll be picked up and transferred to the bus station, where you’ll board a bus to Merida. Upon arrival you’ll be transferred to your hotel for a two-night stay. The rest of the afternoon is yours to explore – optional activities are available.

Day 13 | Merida - Cenotes
Today’s trip will take us to the Cenotes of Cuzama, a natural well of crystalline water where the Mayas practiced rituals and sacrifice – we will bathe in 3 of them!

Day 14 | Merida - Chichen Itza - Tulum
After your hotel check-out procedures we’ll pick you up for our journey to Chichen Itza Archaeological site, new Wonder of the World. We’ll continue to Tulum, where you’ll be transferred to your hotel for a two-night stay.

Day 15 | Tulum
The day is yours to explore as you wish! Optional activities are available.

Day 16 | Tulum - Mahahual
After your hotel check-out procedures you’ll be picked up and transferred to the bus station, where you’ll board a bus to Mahahual. Once we arrive you’ll be transferred to your hotel for a three-night stay. The rest of the day is yours to explore as you wish.

Days 17 and 18 | Mahahual
The day is yours to explore as you wish! Optional activities are available.

Day 19 | Mahahual - Bacalar
After your hotel check-out we’ll transfer to your hotel in Bacalar for a two-night stay. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy!

Day 20 | Bacalar
This morning we’ll go on a visit to the town and to Bacalar lagoon. We’ll have the whole day tour to swim, snorkel, and ride a boat in the lagoon.

Day 21 | Bacalar - Chetumal
Time to say bye! After your check-out procedures at the hotel, we will pick you up for your transfer to the airport and flight back to the UK. Have a safe flight!

Infinity Group Holidays
Our small group tours are centred around iconic annual events and unique experiences, offering in-depth exploration and feature free time, giving you the freedom and flexibility to explore on your own. Based on fixed departures, your group will meet your trip co-ordinator on arrival, or have a welcome meeting at your hotel. All of our holidays can be turned into a private group holiday if you are travelling with 9 or more people. Please give us a call and speak to one of our consultants to make this trip private.
Accommodation
4 nights stay at Catedral Hotel (or similar) 3 nights stay at Aitana Hotel (or similar)
3 nights stay at Plaza Magnolia Hotel (or similar)
1 night stay at Kim Balam Cabins (or similar)
2 nights stay at Del Peregrino Hotel (or similar)
2 nights stay at Pacha Hotel (or similar)
3 night stay at Koox El Hotelito Beach (or similar)
2 nights stay at Laguna Bacalar Hotel (or similar)
Shared excursions
Entrance fees are included
Mexico City
City tour
Hop on-Hop off bus to Teotihuacan
Cholula and Puebla

Oaxaca
Day of the Dead Festival
Mitla, Hierve el Agua and Monte Alban

San Cristobal de las Casas
Cañon del Sumidero
Palenque

Merida
Cuzama’s Cenotes
Chichen Itzá

Bacalar
Visit to the town and Bacalar lagoon
What’s included
International flights from London in economy class
Internal flights in economy class
All airport departure taxes
Airport transfers included on a shared basis
20 nights’ accommodation at 3-star hotels
Daily breakfast, unless stated otherwise
Excursions as listed included on a shared basis

What’s not included
Insurance (medical and/or personal)
Visa fees and/or application services
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Entrance fees for self-guided sightseeing
Any charges for using cameras and video cameras
Personal expenses (laundry, phone, tips etc.)
Resort fees or city taxes (payable locally)
Important
Group departure with minimum 15 passengers. In the event that the minimum number of passengers is not reached, all customers who have fully paid will receive shared services at no additional cost. The number of passengers will be confirmed 20 days before the departure date. Please keep in mind that if the minimum number of passengers is not reached, passengers who have paid for private services do not have the right to demand any type of refund, since the shared services will be provided in full at destination.
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Pyramids
Teotihuacan
The Angel
Mexico City
Palace of Fine Arts
Mexico City
Must see
Day of the Dead
Celebration
Must taste
Dead Bread
Must have
Handmade Sugar Skull
Mayan Walls
Mitla
Waterfalls
Cascadas de Agua Azul
Local Market
San Cristobal de las Casas
Cenote
Merida
Mayan Ruins
Tulum
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Day of
the Dead
Experience this traditional Mexican celebration that honors the ancestors
From £3,125
21 day trip
Per person shared basis
Departure October 26, 2020
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Your trip
Complete itinerary

DAY 1 | MEXICO CITY
Board your overnight flight from London to Mexico City. Upon arrival you will be met by one of our representatives and transferred to your hotel for a four-night stay. Mexico City is one of the most enjoyable destinations. Its historic centre is declared World Heritage by UNESCO and is the heart of a living culture.
DAY 2 | MEXICO CITY
This morning you’ll be picked up at your hotel for a city tour through the Historic Centre, visiting the ruins of the Templo Mayor, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Government Palace with the murals Diego Rivera and the historic centre, also known as Zócalo. You will then continue to Coyoacan to visit Frida Kahlo’s famous Casa Azul. Once the tour ends you’ll be transferred back to your hotel by one of our representatives.
DAY 3 | MEXICO CITY & TEOTIHUACAN
Today you’ll visit the Plaza of the Three Cultures and Basilica of Guadalupe. Later on we’ll transfer to Teotihuacán, visiting the Temples of Quetzalpapalotl, the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, the Citadel and the Temple of Quetzalcoatl. After the tour you’ll be transferred back to your hotel.
DAY 4 | MEXICO CITY
The day is yours to explore as you wish! Optional activities are available (we recommend Taxco and Cuernavaca).
DAY 5 | MEXICO CITY - PUEBLA - OAXACA
After your hotel check-out procedures you’ll be picked up and transferred to Cholula, where we’ll visit the largest pyramidal basement in the Americas. Later on, we’ll continue to Puebla and visit its historical centre. We’ll continue the journey to your hotel in Oaxaca for a three-night stay.
DAY 6 | OAXACA - DAY OF THE DEAD CELEBRATION
Breakfast. Half day free to explore the city. At evening visit the Pantheon during the Celebration, sharing local traditions with Oaxcaqueñas families. Return and overnight in Oaxaca.
DAY 7 | OAXACA - MITLA
Today we will go on a full day trip to visit Hierve el Agua, a stony waterfall of calcium and salt. Later on we’ll visit Mitla Archaeological park and Tule, home of the widest tree of the world. We’ll also see Teotitlán del Valle where mezcal is made.
DAY 8 | OAXACA - SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS
After your hotel check-out procedures you’ll be picked up transferred to Monte Alban, where we’ll visit the biggest Zapoteca city. We will then visit San Antonio de Arrazola, where local families manufacture the alebrijes, a famous oaxacaqueña handcraft. At the end of the tour we’ll return to Oaxaca in the evening and go straight to the bus station to board an overnight bus to San Cristobal de las Casas.
DAY 9 | SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS
Upon your arrival in the bus terminal at San Cristobal de las Casas, you’ll be taken to your hotel for a three-night stay. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy as you wish - we recommend the Temple of Guadalupe, the Altos de Chiapas Museum and handcraft markets.
DAY 10 | SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS - SUMIDERO CANYON
This morning we’ll pick you up and take you a trip to Sumidero Canyon, navigating the Grijalva river with an opportunity to do some bird-watching (and also reptiles!)
DAY 11 | SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS - PALENQUE
After your hotel check-out procedures you’ll be picked up and taken to Palenque for a full day trip. On the way there you’ll visit the Blue Water waterfalls and Misol Ha waterfalls, arriving in Palenque at around midday. We’ll carry on with a visit to Palenque’s Archaeological site. After the tour you’ll be transferred to your hotel for a one-night stay.
DAY 12 | PALENQUE - MERIDA
After your hotel check-out procedures you’ll be picked up and transferred to the bus station, where you’ll board a bus to Merida. Upon arrival you’ll be transferred to your hotel for a two-night stay. The rest of the afternoon is yours to explore – optional activities are available.
DAY 13 | MERIDA - CENOTES
Today’s trip will take us to the Cenotes of Cuzama, a natural well of crystalline water where the Mayas practiced rituals and sacrifice – we will bathe in 3 of them!
DAY 14 | MERIDA - CHICHEN ITZA - TULUM
After your hotel check-out procedures we’ll pick you up for our journey to Chichen Itza Archaeological site, new Wonder of the World. We’ll continue to Tulum, where you’ll be transferred to your hotel for a two-night stay.
DAY 15 | TULUM
The day is yours to explore as you wish! Optional activities are available.
DAY 16 | TULUM - MAHAHUAL
After your hotel check-out procedures you’ll be picked up and transferred to the bus station, where you’ll board a bus to Mahahual. Once we arrive you’ll be transferred to your hotel for a three-night stay. The rest of the day is yours to explore as you wish.
DAYS 17 and 18 | MAHAHUAL
The day is yours to explore as you wish! Optional activities are available.
DAY 19 | MAHAHUAL - BACALAR
After your hotel check-out we’ll transfer to your hotel in Bacalar for a two-night stay. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy!
DAY 20 | BACALAR
This morning we’ll go on a visit to the town and to Bacalar lagoon. We’ll have the whole day tour to swim, snorkel, and ride a boat in the lagoon.
DAY 21 | BACALAR - CHETUMAL
Time to say bye! After your check-out procedures at the hotel, we will pick you up for your transfer to the airport and flight back to the UK. Have a safe flight!
Infinity Group Holidays

Our small group tours are centred around iconic annual events and unique experiences, offering in-depth exploration and feature free time, giving you the freedom and flexibility to explore on your own. Based on fixed departures, your group will meet your trip co-ordinator on arrival, or have a welcome meeting at your hotel. All of our holidays can be turned into a private group holiday if you are travelling with 9 or more people. Please give us a call and speak to one of our consultants to make this trip private.

Accommodation
4 nights stay at Catedral Hotel (or similar)
3 nights stay at Aitana Hotel (or similar)
3 nights stay at Plaza Magnolia Hotel (or similar)
1 night stay at Kim Balam Cabins (or similar)
2 nights stay at Del Peregrino Hotel (or similar)
2 nights stay at Pacha Hotel (or similar)
3 night stay at Koox El Hotelito Beach (or similar)
2 nights stay at Laguna Bacalar Hotel (or similar)

Shared excursions
ENTRANCE FEES ARE INCLUDED

MEXICO CITY
City tour
Hop on-Hop off bus to Teotihuacan
Cholula and Puebla

OAXACA
Day of the Dead Festival
Mitla, Hierve el Agua and Monte Alban

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS
Cañon del Sumidero
Palenque

MERIDA
Cuzama’s Cenotes
Chichen Itzá

BACALAR
Visit to the town and Bacalar lagoon
What’s included

International flights from London in economy class
Internal flights in economy class
All airport departure taxes
Airport transfers included on a shared basis
20 nights’ accommodation at 3-star hotels
Daily breakfast, unless stated otherwise
Excursions as listed included on a shared basis
What’s not included

Insurance (medical and/or personal)
Visa fees and/or application services
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Entrance fees for self-guided sightseeing
Any charges for using cameras and video cameras
Personal expenses (laundry, phone, tips etc.)
Resort fees or city taxes (payable locally)


Important

Group departure with minimum 15 passengers. In the event that the minimum number of passengers is not reached, all customers who have fully paid will receive shared services at no additional cost. The number of passengers will be confirmed 20 days before the departure date. Please keep in mind that if the minimum number of passengers is not reached, passengers who have paid for private services do not have the right to demand any type of refund, since the shared services will be provided in full at destination.

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