InterestingInformation

CapitalMexico City, Federal District

DivisionsMexico City, Federal District

GovernmentFederal Presidential Republic

LanguageSpanish

ReligionMostly catholic

Hour frameGMT - 6

ElectricityAmerican socket, 110 volts

How to getto mexico?

Mexico has different airports in its different states. Although, the principal and most used international routes and the best classified airports for their international arrivals are:

  • International Airport of Mexico City It connects 51 national destinations and 52 in Latin America, North America, Europe and Asia.
  • Cancun Airport In the terminals 2 and 3 flights arrive from United States, Canada, Central America, South America and Europe.
  • Guadalajara Airport: It offers service to 23 cities in the USA, 1 in Guatemala, 1 to Costa Rica and 1 to Panama.
  • Monterrey Airport The international traffic comes mainly from the cities of Dallas and Houston. And it also connects with countries from Asia like Japan.

How tocommunicate?

The international area code for Mexico is +52. In all the states, there are public telephones in the streets where dialing *333 it’s possible to make reverse-charged calls.

Weather

At the sea level is usually warm during the year and in zones above the sea level it can get cold especially between the months of November and January. At the resorts in the beach, the weather is usually perfect between October and May.

Entranceformalities

To enter the country is required to have a passport and there is a Migration Form that has to be filled up and it will be given by the airline. For more information about visa requirements to enter Mexico visit your embassy or consulate.

Coin andpayment methods

In Mexico is always important to have some change in the pockets, enough to use the public transport if necessary or to buy something to drink. Most of the stores and restaurants count with terminals that accept credit cards from all over the world, VISA, Master Card and for American Express is recommended to always ask first. The national currency is the Mexican peso.

GeneralInformation

Mexico is a country with mostly warm weather and it’s important to always use sunblock especially when traveling to the beach. The water from the sink it’s not drinkable, it’s always recommended to drink water bottle.

Contrary to what is exhibited and believed worldwide, Mexico it’s a safe country, especially in the touristic zones. We recommend the next link to learn more about this topic: www.howsafeismexico.com

ModularsTours

Mexico's Heart

State

Mexico City

The city of Mexico, known as “the city of the Palaces” is a place where two cultures left trace; the “Anáhuac” and the Spanish, forming what today we know as the Mexican Culture. In a visit through the main city of the country it will be possible to get to know its most emblematic places: the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe or the archeological site of “Teotihuacán”, as well as its principal neighborhoods like: “Coyoacán” or the University City. Some sites outside of Mexico will also be visited: the popular city of “Cuernavaca” and the Magic Town of Taxco. An encounter with the most important traditions that make from Mexico a unique and special country.

Estado de México
Tlaxcala

Being in this city means to step the most antique colonial ground of Mexico. An appointment with the history where it will be possible to visit magnificent places like the “Hacienda San Diego Baquedano”, declared as National Historical Monument and where it can be appreciated the old way of life of the “hacendados” and the forms of the antique commerce. This city is the best place to learn more about the “maguey” or submerge into de bulls’ culture. Live the magic of the “sereno”, the famous character that in past times used to light the streets and nowadays is the messenger of stories and legends. Beautiful and peaceful, enigmatic and picturesque, ground of warriors, majestic!. That is Tlaxcala.

Tlaxcala
Guerrero

Who hasn’t heard of Acapulco? one of the main beaches in our country, where nationals and foreigners join to enjoy the sun, the beautiful coast, and delicious seafood. A trip to discover the famous show of the divers of “la Quebrada”, where courageous men offer and incredible show when jumping from a rock of more than 35 meters of height. Visit the marvelous sanctuary of the “Coyuca” lagoons or stroll around the Magic Town of “Taxco”, the silver capital to acquire beautiful handcrafts. The traveler will be able to enjoy the tranquility of the sea, the beautiful beaches, and the incredible landscape, in addition to an exciting nocturnal life.

Guerrero


Mayan World

States

Chiapas

Place that back in the past was occupied by Mayan towns and nowadays is an emblematic place of tradition. Take a tour around the city of “Tuxtla Gutiérrez” and its main sites, or visit the Magic Town of “Chiapa de Corzo” and its magnificent monument of more than 64 meters of height; the “Christ of Chiapas”. Walk around the magic streets and the market of “San Cristóbal de las Casas” where the time stops and the tradition lives or visit the impressive “Sumidero Canyon”, a stunning natural rock formation. Go through the beautiful cascades of “blue water” or walk in the jungle to get to know the archeological zones of “Palenque”, “Yaxchilán” and Bonampak. A tour that will be unforgettable.

Chiapas
Yucatán

Yucatan is ground of origins, since in this place was based one of the main precolonial cultures of Mexico and which is recognized worldwide. A tour through the majestic Mayan World where it will be possible to visit the stunning pyramids of “Chichén Itzá”, considered world heritage, or the incredible edifications of “Kabah” and “Uxmal”. In addition, get to know the beautiful “white city”: “Mérida”, and it’s beautiful colonial architecture present in buildings like the “Montejo´s House”, the “San Idelfonso” cathedral, the “Church of the Nuns” between others. In this city is possible to witness one of nature’s marvels in “Celestún”, with the spectacle that the virgin beaches and the flamingos have to offer.

Yucatàn
Quintana Roo

Two of the most known holiday’s destinations in Mexico: “Cancún” and “Playa del Carmen” are ready to keep receiving travelers from all over the world. A tour through the beautiful Caribbean beaches and a lot of adventure in the parks of “Xcaret” and “Xel-Ha” where it could be practiced different activities like snorkel and enjoy the marine life. It’s impossible to forget a visit through the most important archeological sites of the Mayan Culture: “Tulum” and “Chichén Itzá”, incredible witnesses of this important culture. Live unforgettable experiences in the best beaches and amazing moments like swimming with dolphins or a nice dinner at the moonlight.

Quintana Roo
Campeche

Campeche is a state rich in culture and famous for its pirate past, due to its richness and commercial importance and its stunning forts and walls that have a lot of history. In this city, stroll through the beautiful waterfront of 2.2 kilometers of length and enjoy the beautiful beach, its culture, and tradition. This colonial visit its perfectly complemented with the tour to the archeological zones: “Edzná”, which counts with one of the most sophisticated and old water systems; “Calakmúl”, considered World Heritage and where are located the famous “estelas” that narrate events of more than 150 years, and “Balamkú” where it is possible to admire beautiful jaguar and amphibian figures. This is a state with beautiful history and tradition that is not possible to leave out of the trip.

Campeche
Tabasco

Campeche is a state rich in culture and famous for its pirate past, due to its richness and commercial importance and its stunning forts and walls that have a lot of history. In this city, stroll through the beautiful waterfront of 2.2 kilometers of length and enjoy the beautiful beach, its culture, and tradition. This colonial visit its perfectly complemented with the tour to the archeological zones: “Edzná”, which counts with one of the most sophisticated and old water systems; “Calakmúl”, considered World Heritage and where are located the famous “estelas” that narrate events of more than 150 years, and “Balamkú” where it is possible to admire beautiful jaguar and amphibian figures. This is a state with beautiful history and tradition that is not possible to leave out of the trip.

Tabasco

The Path of Gods

States

Puebla

This state is unique for its diversity in landscapes: mountains, deserted areas, valleys, lakes, rivers, and volcanoes. Declared as UNESCO World Heritage, Puebla has a lot to offer. A beautiful tour around its historical downtown and beautiful architecture with the visit to the Cathedral, the Chapel of “Rosario”, the Municipal Palace and the “Talavera” workshops. Visit the archeological zone of “Cholula” or the “Cantona” site which counts with 27 pre-colonial ball courts. It could be visited “Atlixco”, a town located only some kilometers away from the “Popocatépetl” volcano, a breeding trout center, and some Franciscan constructions. This trip can also include the “Africam Safari”, the biggest in Latin America, or the Magic Town of “Cuetzalan”.

Puebla
Veracruz

Its natural attractions, including its crystalline waters from the rapids, in addition to the artistic expression, traditional folklore and variety of beautiful handcrafts make this place a very popular holiday destination. The options for visiting this city include a city tour around its main sites, a visit to “Antigua”, a beautiful town where is located the archeological zone of “Zempoala”, or a trip to the most important ceremonial center from the “Totonaca” culture: “Tajín”. If wished, there could be a visit to “Tlacotalpan” which offers a tour through beautiful natural landscapes, or to “Catemaco” and “Tuxtlas”, little towns that have the perfect combination of modern with magic. This is a perfect place to practice river descending; also, enjoy the “world’s capital of coffee”, “Coatepec”. This is simply a magic and diverse destination.

Veracruz
Oaxaca

The city of Oaxaca distinguishes for its beauty and harmony in its colonial architecture. At this place of exquisite gastronomy is possible to make a tour around the cities’ main sites like the house of the Museum of Contemporary Art, the “Benito Juárez” market, and more. In this state is present the “zapoteca” pre-colonial culture in the stunning archeological zone of “Monte Albán”, famous and majestic on its edifications: the Observatory and the “Danzantes” Temple. Another site to visit is “Mitla”, well known for its mosaics of different geometric shapes; on the road to this site, it can be admired the “Tule”, an enormous tree with a circumference of approximately 42 meters and a height of 40. Taste the exquisite traditional cuisine in “Culiapán” and buy some beautiful craftworks at “Ocotlán”.

Oaxaca

Colonial Treasures

States

Aguascalientes

This warm city is worldwide known for its famous “San Marcos Fair”, its traditional wine yards and the many historical buildings that is possesses. Take a tour around the main sites: the Government Palace, the Municipal Palace, the “Morelos” Theatre, and more. Visit the only “Bull’s Museum” at the wine cellar “Pernord Ricard Domec”, in addition, enjoy some bullfighting classes at the “San Marcos” Plaza. It will be possible also, to take an optional tour to the island where is located the famous monument to the “Broken Christ” of 25 meters of height. In this state, is situated the Magic Town of “Real de Asientos”, unique and full of history. To conclude, get to know the world’s capital of the guava in a traditional municipality of the city.

Aguascalientes
Guanajuato

The viceroyalty gave beautiful temples, plazas and palaces to this city that has been recognized as UNESCO World Heritage. With its impressive architecture, lead by the only subterranean street in the world and the richness of its altarpieces of baroque style, it’s a city that has to be visited. The tour includes a visit to the Independence Route that goes through the places where the movement took place like the Parrish of “Dolores” where it started. The visit will conclude at the Magic Town of “San Miguel Allende”, a little town which is well known for its church of neo-gothic style, stone streets, balconies with flowers, blacksmith’s workshops, artistic quarries and deep blue skies.

Guanajuato
Michoacán

A tour through one of the colonial treasures of the country. Starting with the visit to “Morelia”, a city with beautiful churches and baroque convents and a walking tour through its main sites: the Cathedral, the Government Palace, the born house of “Morelos”, the “San Nicolás” School, and more. The trip continues to the “Pátzcuaro” lake an essential stop to buy craftworks and enjoy of a traditional town. Inside this region is located the “Paricutín” volcano situated in the town of “Anahuan” from which viewpoint a beautiful landscape of this place can be appreciated. In this region, it’s possible to also visit the Magic Town of “Santa Clara” and in season witness the wonderful spectacle that offers the arrival of the monarch butterfly.

Michoacán
Querétaro

Nowadays Querétaro has become one of the main touristic places in the country, due to its attractions that make it the preferred one for nationals and foreigners. This visit includes a city tour to enjoy the main sites of this city: the convent of “Santa Cruz”, the “Corregidores House”, the Republic Theatre, and the “Bells Hill”. The trip continues with the visit to the Magic Town of “Tequisquiapan” that in its corners hides beautiful landscapes, the traditional “cestería” craftwork and the kindness of its people. Also, it can be done a tour through “ex-haciendas” full of history, the wine yards, the Magic Town of “Peña de Bernal” and an extraordinary flight in hot air balloon.

Querétaro
Zacatecas

In its peculiar urban trace formed by inclined streets, it can be found a great number of religious and cultural buildings of great beauty, these can be appreciated walking or seen from a funicular at a height of 85 meters over the city level which has as final destination the “Bufa” hill. This is a city that includes marvelous tours like the city tour or a subterranean trip to get to know the “Edén” mines. This place has also its own archeology, visit the zone of “La Quemada”; site that allows to learn about the pre-colonial cultures from the north of Mexico. A state with religious spirit which can be appreciated at the sanctuary of the “Santo Niño de Atocha”, third most important religious symbol in the country that is visited each year for more than 3 millions of pilgrims.

Zacatecas

Jalisco is Mexico

City

Guadalajara

“Tequila”, “charros”, music and gastronomy are the archetypes of the folklore of this place. The trip starts with a city tour through the main sites: the Plaza of the “Armas”, the Government Palace (building from middles’ of the XVI century), the Cathedral. It also includes a tour to the most important artisanal center of Mexico, “Tlaquepaque”. The atmosphere of a classic town can be appreciated in a little town at the shore of the “Ajijic” lake, in addition to the possibility of enjoying some water sports at the “Chapala” lake. It will be essential to get immersed in the culture of the most emblematic liquor of Mexico; the “Tequila”, which production process can be learned through three different routes: “3 Tequilas”, “Tequila Express”, “José Cuervo Express”.

Guadalajara

North of Mexico

States

Baja California Sur

Baja California Sur is one of the most beautiful states due to its beautiful beaches and sea life, where it will be possible to enjoy different activities and water sports. This tour will allow getting to know species like the gray whale, the whale shark, and the wild life. Also a visit to Magic Towns like “Todos Santos”, little place situated at the coast and characteristic for its antique constructions and the amazing flavors of its kitchens; or Loreto, little paradise isolated from the world and guarded by the “Giganta” mountain range and the sea of “Cortés”. In addition, take a tour through the history when visiting the caves and admiring the cave paintings. A tour with the sun through a lot of culture and tradition.

Baja California Sur
Chihuahua

Chihuahua is a city with a lot of attractions: the Cathedral, the Historical Museum of the Mexican Revolution, the House of the XIX Century and more. And it’s also final destination of the well known tour of the train “el Chepe”, that makes a trip through different and beautiful landscapes and sites like: “Copper Canyon”, where it can be done different adventure activities like zip line or the funicular; the “Cusárare” waterfalls or the valleys from the “Tarahumaras”. Some little Magic Towns can also be visited: “El Fuerte”, “Creel” o “Batopilas”, which have amazing landscapes and a lot of history that recall a feeling of having traveled to the past.

Chihuahua

SpecializedCircuits

Cultural Circuits

Mayan World

15 days

Cancún / Mérida / Palenque / San Cristobal de las Casas / Panajachel / Antigua / Copán / Livingston / Flores / Tikal / Chetumal / Playa del Carmen


Mexico Grand Tour

21 days

Mexico City / Puebla / Cholula / Atlixco / Oaxaca / Mitla / Monte Albán / Guelatao / / Calpulalpam / San Bartolo Coyotepec / Tuxtla Gutiérrez / Chiapas de Corzo / / Cañon del Sumidero / Tuxtla Gutiérrez / San Cristóbal de las Casas / / Lagunas de Montebello/ Comitán / San Cristóbal de las Casas / Zinancantán / / San Juan Chamula / Agua Azul / Misol- Há / Campeche / Uxmal/ Mérida/Izamal / / Valladolid / extensión de playa a Cancún, Playa del Carmen o Riviera Maya


Cortes Route

8 days

Mexico City / Querétaro / Bernal / Rutas de vino / San Miguel Allende / Guanajuato


Urban Excitement

9 days (possible extension at Riviera Maya)

Mexico City / Puebla / Cancún / Playa del Carmen


Tour through the "Cortés" Sea

9 days

Mexico City / La Paz / Misión San Francisco / San Ignacio / La Paz / Todos Santos / Los Cabos


Magic Towns Grand Tour

13 days

Mexico City / Tequisquiapan / Bernal / Querétaro / San Miguel Allende / Guanajuato / Guadalajara / Tequila / Riviera Nayarita


Discover the Monarch Butterfly

8 days

Mexico City / Metepec / Valle de Bravo / Angangueo / Tlalpujahua / EL Oro


Mayan and Colonial Route I

9 days (possible extension at Riviera Maya)

Mexico City / Campeche / Mérida / Izamal / Bacalar / Valladolid / Tulum / Cancún / Playa del Carmen


Mayan and Colonial Route II

10 days(possible extension at Riviera Maya)

Mexico City / Campeche / Mérida / Izamal / Valladolid / Ek Balam / Holbox


Chiapas Magic Towns Route

9 days

Mexico City / Villahermosa / Palenque / San Cristóbal de las Casas / Tuxtla Gutiérrez




History Circuits

Mexico Grand Tour

21 days

Mexico City / Puebla / Cholula / Atlixco / Oaxaca / Mitla / Monte Albán / Guelatao / / Calpulalpam / San Bartolo Coyotepec / Tuxtla Gutiérrez / Chiapas de Corzo / / Cañon del Sumidero / Tuxtla Gutiérrez / San Cristóbal de las Casas / / Lagunas de Montebello/ Comitán / San Cristóbal de las Casas / Zinancantán / / San Juan Chamula / Agua Azul / Misol- Há / Campeche / Uxmal/ Mérida/Izamal / / Valladolid / extensión de playa a Cancún, Playa del Carmen o Riviera Maya


Tour through the "Cortés" Sea

9 days

Mexico City / La Paz / Misión San Francisco / San Ignacio / La Paz / Todos Santos / Los Cabos


Magic Towns Grand Tour

13 days

Mexico City / Tequisquiapan / Bernal / Querétaro / San Miguel Allende / Guanajuato / Guadalajara / Tequila / Riviera Nayarita


Discover the Monarch Butterfly

8 days

Mexico City / Metepec / Valle de Bravo / Angangueo / Tlalpujahua / El Oro


Mayan and Colonial Route I

9 days (possible extension at Riviera Maya)

Mexico City / Campeche / Mérida / Izamal / Bacalar / Valladolid / Tulum / Cancún / Playa del Carmen


Mayan and Colonial Route II

10 days

Mexico City / Campeche / Mérida / Izamal / Valladolid / Ek Balam / Holbox


Chiapas Magic Towns Route

9 days

Mexico City / Villahermosa / Palenque / San Cristóbal de las Casas / Tuxtla Gutiérrez




Religious

Beliefs & Faith

These circuits are designed for those who wish to practice their beliefs according to their religion in a tour through Mexico.

In these tours; it is possible; besides admiring the impressive architecture of churches and cathedrals to visit selected sites depending on your faith.


Religion & History

There circuits will take you through the history and religion in Mexico

Discover the different rituals and pyramids that were part of the ancestral cultures and be delighted with the beautiful architecture of the churches through different periods of the history of Mexico.Learn more about Mexico through your faith.




Archeological Circuits

Mexico Grand Tour

21 days

Mexico City / Puebla / Cholula / Atlixco / Oaxaca / Mitla / Monte Albán / Guelatao / / Calpulalpam / San Bartolo Coyotepec / Tuxtla Gutiérrez / Chiapas de Corzo / / Cañon del Sumidero / Tuxtla Gutiérrez / San Cristóbal de las Casas / / Lagunas de Montebello/ Comitán / San Cristóbal de las Casas / Zinancantán / / San Juan Chamula / Agua Azul / Misol- Há / Campeche / Uxmal/ Mérida/Izamal / / Valladolid / extensión de playa a Cancún, Playa del Carmen o Riviera Maya


Mayan World

15 days

Cancún / Mérida / Palenque / San Cristobal de las Casas / Panajachel / Antigua / Copán / Livingston / Flores / Tikal / Chetumal / Playa del Carmen


Tour through the "Cortés" Sea

8 days

Mexico City / La Paz / Misión San Francisco / San Ignacio / La Paz / Todos Santos / Los Cabos


Magic Towns Grand Tour

13 days

Mexico City / Tequisquiapan / Bernal / Querétaro / San Miguel Allende / Guanajuato / Guadalajara / Tequila / Riviera Nayarita


Mayan and Colonial Route I

9 days

Mexico City / Campeche / Mérida / Izamal / Bacalar / Valladolid / Tulum / Cancún / Playa del Carmen


Mayan and Colonial Route II

10 days

Mexico City / Campeche / Mérida / Izamal / Valladolid / Ek Balam / Holbox


Chiapas Magic Towns Route

9 days

Mexico City / Villahermosa / Palenque / San Cristóbal de las Casas / Tuxtla Gutiérrez




Trend Circuit

Gastronomic Circuit

Gastronomic Tour Yucatan

10 days

Mexico City/ Campeche/ Merida/ Chichen Itza/ Valladolid/ Coba/ Tulum/ Cancun


Gastronomic Tour Bajio

16 days

Mexico City/ Tequisquiapan/ Queretaro/ San Miguel de Allende/ Guanajuato/ Penjamo/ Guanajuato




Religious Circuits

Religion & History

There circuits will take you through the history and religion in Mexico

Discover the different rituals and pyramids that were part of the ancestral cultures and be delighted with the beautiful architecture of the churches through different periods of the history of Mexico.Learn more about Mexico through your faith.


Beliefs & Faith

These circuits are designed for those who wish to practice their beliefs according to their religion in a tour through Mexico.

In these tours; it is possible; besides admiring the impressive architecture of churches and cathedrals to visit selected sites depending on your faith.




Magic Towns

Mayan World

15 days

Cancún / Mérida / Palenque / San Cristobal de las Casas / Panajachel / Antigua / Copán / Livingston / Flores / Tikal / Chetumal / Playa del Carmen


Mexico Grand Tour

21 days

Mexico City / Puebla / Cholula / Atlixco / Oaxaca / Mitla / Monte Albán / Guelatao / / Calpulalpam / San Bartolo Coyotepec / Tuxtla Gutiérrez / Chiapas de Corzo / / Cañon del Sumidero / Tuxtla Gutiérrez / San Cristóbal de las Casas / / Lagunas de Montebello/ Comitán / San Cristóbal de las Casas / Zinancantán / / San Juan Chamula / Agua Azul / Misol- Há / Campeche / Uxmal/ Mérida/Izamal / / Valladolid / extensión de playa a Cancún, Playa del Carmen o Riviera Maya


Cortes Route

8 days

Cancún / Mérida / Palenque / San Cristobal de las Casas / Panajachel / Antigua / Copán / Livingston / Flores / Tikal / Chetumal / Playa del Carmen


Colonial Treasures

8 days

Mexico City / Querétaro / Bernal / Rutas de vino / San Miguel Allende / Guanajuato


Cortes Route

8 days

Mexico City / La Paz / Misión San Francisco / San Ignacio / La Paz / Todos Santos / Los Cabos


Adventure at la Huasteca

7 days

Mexico City / San Luis Potosí / Cd. Valles / Xilitla


Adventure at Copper Canyon

10 days

Mexico City / El fuerte / Álamos / Creel / Cusárare / Divisadero / Batopilas / Chihuahua


Tour through the "Cortés" Sea

9 days

Mexico City / La Paz / Misión San Francisco / San Ignacio / La Paz / Todos Santos / Los Cabos


Magic Towns Grand Tour

13 days

Mexico City / Tequisquiapan / Bernal / Querétaro / San Miguel Allende / Guanajuato / Guadalajara / Tequila / Riviera Nayarita


Discover the Monarch Butterfly

8 days

Mexico City / Metepec / Valle de Bravo / Angangueo / Tlalpujahua / El Oro


Mayan and Colonial Route I

9 days (possible extension at Riviera Maya)

Mexico City / Campeche / Mérida / Izamal / Bacalar / Valladolid / Tulum / Cancún / Playa del Carmen


Mayan and Colonial Route II

10 days (possible extension at Riviera Maya)

Mexico City / Campeche / Mérida / Izamal / Valladolid / Ek Balam / Holbox


Chiapas Magic Towns Route

9 days

Mexico City / Villahermosa / Palenque / San Cristóbal de las Casas / Tuxtla Gutiérrez




Urban Excitement

Urban Excitement

9 days(possible extension at Riviera Maya)

Mexico City / Puebla / Cancún / Playa del Carmen




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