Adventure in Central America: Mexico (Cancun to Riviera Maya) & Guatemala – 12 Days

  • Adventure in Central America

    This stunning off-the-beaten-track adventure kicks off in Mexico City, where you’ll learn the area’s pre-Colombian history and visit mysterious temples built by the Aztecs and Mayans.

    From here, you’ll fly to the Riviera Maya to ramble in the colonial streets of Valladolid, dine on fresh cuisine, and chill out on the Caribbean Sea.

    Afterwards it’s on to explore the ancient civilisations of Guatemala, enjoy a sunset from atop a Mayan temple in Yaxha and visit Tikal National Park and its toucans and howler monkeys before heading back to Mexico City for a final night.

    Expect private guides and transportation throughout.


    México City
    Day 1 : Collection & transfer from Mexico City Airport – Suites Kepler
    Day 2 : Private tour to the Piramids of Teotihuacán
    Day 3 : Visit to the neighbourhood of Coyoacán, south of the City
    Day 3 : Tour of the City, Zócalo Plaza, visit to the museum of Antropología, Castle of Chapultepec
    Day 4 : Transfer from your hotel to the airport – Flight from Mexico City to Cancún

    Riviera Maya
    Day 4 : Transfer from the airport in Cancún to your Hotel in the Riviera Maya
    Day 5 : Tour to Chichen Itza y Cenotes (sinkholes)
    Day 6 : Tour of Tulum or visit the park of Aktun Chen
    Day 7 : Tour of Eko park
    Day 8 : Transfer to Cancun Airport and flight to the city of Guatemala

    Day 8 : Transfer from the airport to your Hotel
    Day 9 : Tour to Tikal
    Day 10 : Tour to Yaxha
    Day 11 : Collection from your hotel and transfer to the airport Guatemala to Mexico City
    Day 11 : Free day in Mexico City to explore
    Day 12 : Transfer and goodbye from Mexico City airport, until the next time!

    Multi-Destination Flights included
    1 México City – Cancún (includes personal carry-on luggage y cabin luggage of 10kgs)
    2 Cancún – Guatemala (includes personal carry-on luggage y cabin luggage of 10kgs)
    3 City of Guatemala – City of Flores – City of Guatemala
    4 Guatemala – México City (includes personal carry-on luggage y cabin luggage of 10kgs)

    (Flight prices can vary depending on flight dates, they will be paid for in full to avoid further cost variations)


    Mexico City

    • Accommodation in Mexico City
      Calle Kepler 147, Verónica Anzúres, Miguel Hidalgo, 11590 Mexico City, CDMX

    Business Suites Kepler offers this Grand Suite ideal for families, groups and coworkers who enjoy modern, spacious, avant-garde and original spaces for their business trips and pleasure. Our suites are equipped with the highest quality, so you will have kitchens equipped with gas oven, microwave oven, 3-door refrigerator, ice maker, coffee maker, electric, toaster, blender, dishes for 6 people, 65-inch tv’s, high-speed Wi-Fi and more!

    Services What they Offer
    Recámara 1
    1 cama king size
    Recámara 2
    1 cama queen size
    Área para trabajar
    Estacionamiento gratuito en las instalaciones
    Televisión y televisión por cable estándar
    Teraza o balcón
    Se permite dejar el equipaje


    Hotel: Cancún

    • Entrada: 15:00 Salida: 13:00
      Dirección: Av Balamkanche M 30 L 4, Playacar Fase II Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo México

    City Suites Playa del Carmen is located in the heart of Playa del Carmen, which enjoys easy access to the tourist attractions of the destination. All rooms have a double sofa bed, flat-screen cable TV, kitchenette, air conditioning, closet, and private bathroom with shower. A continental breakfast is served daily in the restaurant.

    The installation features of the property include an outdoor pool, business center, game room, and barbecue area. In addition, it offers free wireless internet throughout the hotel. The establishment is located 1.5 kilometers (0.9 mi) from the ADO International Bus Station, and 1.7 kilometers (1.1 mi) from the Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal. It provides transportation at specific times to beach clubs such as Sr. Frogs, KoolBeach and Martina’s Beach. The property is within the tourist and residential complex of Playacar and 57 kilometers (35 mi) from the Cancun International Airport (CUN).

    ***By disposition of the local municipality, the hotel will collect a mandatory tax of $28.87 MXN per room, per night, to be paid directly at the establishment.

    ***Before your trip, we recommend that you consult the entry and stay requirements of the country you are visiting directly with the corresponding national authorities. We remind you that it is the responsibility of the traveler to comply with the rules and regulations established in the country of destination.

    Services Included Services with extra charge
    Alto estándar de limpieza
    Caja de seguridad
    Cambio de divisas
    Habitaciones libres de humo
    Habitaciones para personas con discapacidad
    Internet inalámbrico
    Máquina de hielo
    Rampas para silla de ruedas
    Resguardo de equipaje
    Se aceptan tarjetas de crédito
    Servicio de ama de llaves
    Servicio de café en el lobby
    Transporte al club de play
    Centro de negocios
    Salones de eventos
    Servicios de lavandería
    Restaurantes (1)


Hotel:Riviera Maya

  • Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda (01 Noche Opcional)
    Entrada: 15:00 Salida: 13:0
    Dirección: Carr Federal Chetumal-Puerto Juárez km 300 Playa del Carmen – Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo México

    BlueBay Grand Esmeralda extends over 180 hectares surrounded by jungle and mangroves, with an exclusive 500-meter beach. This all-inclusive hotel in the Riviera Maya has a contemporary design with Mayan touches and is ideal for families. The complex comprises three swimming pools with shallow areas of  depth for the little ones, a children’s club and options to practice water sports. It also has a 2,500-square-meter spa, several restaurants, one of them gourmet Mexican food, and offers romantic dinners on the beach at an additional cost.

    This hotel has a gym, two tennis courts, an area with shops, three meeting rooms and a theater with a capacity for 650 people. Its 979 rooms and suites have views of the sea or the gardens, balcony or terrace, minibar, and coffee maker. They also have free wireless internet access, and television with additional charge. The Mayakoba Golf Club, which is home to a PGA Tour tournament, is 4 kilometers (2.5 mi) away, downtown Playa del Carmen is 13 kilometers (8.1 mi) and Xcaret Theme Park is 21 kilometers (13 mi). Cancun International Airport (CUN) is located 48 kilometers away.

    ***By disposition of the local municipality, the hotel will charge a mandatory tax between $28.00 to $35.00 MXN or $1.50 to $2.00 USD per room, per night, to be paid directly at the establishment.

    ***Before your trip, we recommend that you consult the entry and stay requirements of the country you are visiting directly with the corresponding national authorities. We remind you that it is the responsibility of the traveler to comply with the rules and regulations established in the country of destination.

    Services Included Services Additional
    Alto estándar de limpieza
    Cajero automático
    Camas extra
    Check-in electrónico
    Club de niños (2-12 años)
    Internet inalámbrico
    Ping pong
    Programa de actividades diario
    Rampas para silla de ruedas
    Salón de juegos
    Salón de videojuegos
    Se aceptan tarjetas de crédito
    Servicio de ama de llaves
    Baño de vapor
    Cambio de divisas
    Centro de buceo
    Centro de negocios
    Especial de lunamieleros
    Mesa de tours
    Renta de autos
    Salón de belleza
    Salones de eventos
    Servicio a la habitación las 24 horas
    Servicios de lavandería
    Servicios médicos
    Tienda de periódicos
    Tienda de regalos


Hotel: Villas de Guatemala
  • HOTEL MAYA INTERNATIONAL is located only 5 minutes away from Mundo Maya International Airport, by the shores of the Petén Itzá lake, in front of the charming Flores Island.

    The 31 rooms at HOTEL MAYA INTERNACIONAL (28 standard rooms & 3 junior suites), are arranged in two buildings of 1 and 2 floors, all with beautiful views of the island of Flores & Petén Itzá lake.

    HOTEL MAYA INTERNACIONAL offers restaurant & deck, room service, outdoor swimming pool, gym & sauna, beautiful gardens, hammoc área, souvenir shop, heliport, free wi-fi in public areas, private lake beach, parking lot, shuttle service & tours. Also, two meeting rooms with capacity for up to 125 people to have your seminar, business meeting, convention or wedding, in a very different and pleasant atmosphere.


Departure & Return Location

Mexico City International Airport (Google Map)

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes
  • Domestic Air fares
  • Hotel Accomodation
  • Professional Bilingual Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • All transportation in destination location
Price Excludes
  • Guide & Driver Tips
  • Any Private Expenses not detailed in the booking conditions
  • Room Service Fees


What to expect

Step back in time on this two-week itinerary featuring ancient Aztec and Mayan ruins of Morelos and the Yucatán Peninsula. Along the way, you will explore Mexico City, the colonial towns of Valladolid and Mérida, and the turquoise waters of the Riviera Maya. You will snorkel in freshwater cenotes, climb stone steps of Aztec pyramids, and meet with indigenous locals to learn about Maya history and culture firsthand.

  • Let a private guide show you Mexico City’s best sites in the historic center
  • Explore the most impressive Mayan archeological sites in two Mexican states
  • Ride bikes and take dips in Riviera Maya’s hidden cenotes (sinkholes)
  • Spend two nights in coastal Tulum known for beaches, kite surfing, and yoga
  • Enjoy a sunset from atop a Mayan temple in Yaxha
  • Visit Tikal National Park and its toucans and howler monkeys



Welcome to Mexico City! Waiting for your arrival to the Airport of Mexico City (Benito Juárez), you'll be collected and transferred directly to your hotel where you can check-in, relax and enjoy the facilities for the afternoon/evening.
Esta experiencia en Teotihuacán estará más enriquecida gracias a las historias, anécdotas e información sobre los últimos descubrimientos que el guía compartirá contigo durante todo el recorrido. Para completar la experiencia en este sitio impresionante, haremos una parada en el taller de una familia residente de Teotihuacán, donde te ofreceremos una degustación de tequila, mezcal y pulque. Ahí mismo tomaremos el almuerzo (por cuenta propia), el cual por su variedad de platillos mexicanos y sabores tradicionales, ¡ofrece otra experiencia mágica!
This tour consists of a walk through Mexico City, where you'll see the Zócalo, the Aztec Temple, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the National Palace, the Paseo de la Reforma, among others. Begin this experience at the famous Museum of Anthropology of Mexico, the most important museum of its kind in Latin America, as it has the largest collection of Mesoamerican pre-Hispanic art in the world. You'll tour the most relevant rooms and obtain the most outstanding data in a 2-hour tour, where you will also be able to see the most famous pieces of the museum such as "The stone of the sun", the mask of King Pakal and the Coatlicue. Continue to the second point of interest, the famous Templo Mayor, you can also visit the Chapultepec Castle and you'll have the best views of this great city.
Visit to the neighbourhood of Coyoacán to the south of the City (Artesanal)
You'll visit Xochimilco for the traditional trajineras ride, then you'll visit the artisan neighborhood of Coyoacán, its 16th century mansions and the church of San Juan Bautista with its impressive paintings, undoubtedly a culturally important part of Mexico City which you should not miss.
In the morning you'll be transferred from your hotel to the Benito Juárez International Airport to be able to set out on a new adventure to the Riviera Maya - Cancun.
Today you'll visit the ruins of the ancient city of Chichén Itzá and visit a cenote. Touring Chichén Itzá is to observe the impressive buildings found there, such as the Kukulcán Pyramid, one of the new seven wonders of the modern world. Afterwards, you'll go on to the Xcajum cenote where you will have 1 hour to swim in its waters. Lunch will includes dishes from the Yucatecan gastronomy.
Today is about exploring the archaeological site of Tulum, the only surviving area of ​​Mayan settlements on the side of the Caribbean Sea. Built on a cliff facing the rising sun, it gives us a stunning backdrop of turquoise blue water that makes this incredible site one of the most picturesque in the world.
Duration: 4 hours Season: All year Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Hours: 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. Enter through Native Park Tulum to the amazing Sac-Actun system, the longest underground river in the world, explored and recommended by specialized divers from National Geographic Snorkeler. Snorkel surrounded by ancient rock formations. Cross the jungle in all-terrain vehicles. Rappel down and swim inside the beautiful Yaxmuul cenote. Enjoy nature flying on exciting zip lines. Participate in an authentic Mayan blessing ceremony. The natural park is exclusive for our groups. Native Park Tulum (3:30 hours in the park + transfers) Enter the Jungle: Discover the enigmatic Mayan jungle. Mayan Ceremony: Participate in an authentic copal-scented blessing ceremony conducted by a community Mayan shaman. Rappel: Descend into the Yaxmuul cenote and swim in the relaxing waters of this natural underground pool with beautiful geological formations. Zip lines: Enjoy nature and appreciate the landscape flying over the trees on our zip lines, one of which lands in a cenote. Snorkeling in an underground river: Snorkel in the Nohoch Nah Chich cenote, the impressive main entrance to the longest underground river in the world: the Sac–Actun System, which has been explored for almost 350 km and has amazing rock formations (stalactites and stalagmites) -Recommended by National Geographic Snorkeler. Typical food: Savor a delicious typical food of the region, including chayitas, and fresh waters of various flavors. Includes Transportation in small groups Typical food / Waters Specialized guide Equipment for activities Entrance to the park + Towels + Locker COST: $72 USD, per person, includes transfers and entrance to Native Park Tulum Jungla Maya Does not include Tips, municipal taxes or seaports or hotel taxes Does not include dinners or lunches on the days of overnight stays in Playa del Carmen
Today you'll fly from Mexico directly to Guatemala, on arrival you'll be collected  and transferred to your hotel with the rest of the day available to relax and explore. The Mayan civilization was the most dominant in the Mundo Maya region for three millennia, and for almost one, Tikal was hidden by the dense jungle of Petén and there are still hidden Mayan vestiges that in recent years with the new LIDAR technology have been obtained valuable new data. ➡️ Airport Transfers ➡️ 2 nights accommodation ➡️ 1 night Best Western Stofella hotel in Guatemala City ➡️ 1 night at the hotel in Flores Hotel Villa Maya Inn ➡️ Breakfasts included Tours : Private tour in Tikal & Private tour in Yaxha Lunches included on both days. ➡️ Professional bilingual guide. ➡️ Entry passes to the sites to visit. ➡️ Pure water in transport ➡️ Includes internal flights Guatemala City - to Flores city - Guatemala City
On this 2-day tour from Flores, visit the archaeological sites of Tikal and Yaxhá and discover the most important complexes of the Mayan civilization. It is one of the least known Mayan archaeological sites in Central America but no less interesting. Located only about seventy kilometers from the town and lake island of Flores, which serves as the base for visiting the fabulous ruins of Tikal, the Yaxhá Archaeological Park is eclipsed by the well-deserved fame of its older brother. In this way, it is not strange that travelers overlook the Yaxhá Archaeological Park to focus solely on Tikal, one of the most fabulous in the Mayan world and a great archaeological jewel of the Petén jungle. Tikal The jewel of Guatemala and one of the most important Mayan sites in the world. It is impressive to see how well it is preserved –and restored– as well as the magnitude of the temples. The most visually attractive area are the Acropolis and the Great Plaza, where the most important pyramids are located. Temple I or Temple of the Great Jaguar is the most famous. Yaxhá The great forgotten since most only visit Tikal. The first thing one feels when arriving at Yaxhá is the tranquility and the few people there. I will start at the end, and that is that the sunset from the top of one of the temples is brutal. Perfect to enjoy the silence and what one has before him. From above you can see the lakes that surround Yaxhá. One of them is next to the temples.
On Day 11, you'll be collected from your hotel and transferred to the airport at City of Guatemala and take a connecting flight back to Mexico City. After a final night in Mexico City, exploring & dining, you'll be transferred back to the airport the following day for your connecting international flight out of Mexico. It's never goodbye, only until the next time!

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