13 days tour

Mexico Grande (13 Days)

This tour includes:


A highly trained Trip Manager who brings your adventure to life. An expert driver who knows foreign roads better than Google Maps. Local Guides who make tourist traps a thing of the past. This is your team. Smart, friendly, fun, and integral to everything we do.


4 Dinner (D) 11 Breakfast (B) Cancun: Get the party started with a Margarita and dinner with the gang. Gaze at the golden skies and bask in those mellow vibes.


Getting around Latin America is half the fun, and all transport is included for the duration of your trip. Private, air conditioned mini coaches allow you soak up all that scenery in style, but it's our unique, local forms of transport that make the journey all part of the adventure


We always provide comfortable accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere - think comfy hotels, jungle lodges and bright communal areas for you and your new squad to relax and socialise.


All guests travelling with Contiki through December 31, 2022 are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, which may include a booster shot to keep the vaccination status current and valid, depending on the travel destination. Children not eligible for vaccination and/or booster at the time of travel must provide a verifiable and negative Covid-19 test result, taken within 72 hours prior to the start of the tour (taking time zones into consideration) for all tours departing until December 31, 2022. For guests travelling with Contiki from 1 January 2023, Covid-19 vaccinations and boosters are highly recommended, but no longer required. Please note that regardless of time of travel guests will need to comply with specific vaccine and/or booster requirements imposed by airlines and/or authorities in the destination visited, as well as requirements for accessing restaurants and venues, which may be more restrictive than above. It is guests’ responsibility to ensure that they comply at all times with these requirements. No refunds will be given if guests are unable to undertake some or all of their vacation due to their failure to comply with these requirements.


Mexico City: The visa requirements for entering Mexico will change depending on: - The length of your visit - The purpose of your visit - Your country of origin Visit https://www.contiki.com/resources/visas-guide to find the visa requirements for your specific situation. Mexico City: Mexico will keep you entertained all year round, there’s no doubt about that, but the best time to go will depend on why you’re going. Exploring the great outdoors, with a bit of shark and whale-spotting? Visit from December-April. Visit in July-August if you want to surf. If you’re traveling on a budget, or if most of the things you want to do are all further inland, then May-June or Sept-Nov will be the best time for you. Mexico City: Mexico uses the Mexican Nuevo Peso (commonly known as the ‘Peso’.) $1 equates to around Mex$18. It’s common for the US dollar to be accepted in Mexico, especially in the popular tourist destinations. Mexico City: Your Mexico packing list will change depending on the type of extra activities you want to do while you’re there, but it’ll most likely include: A sun hat, sunglasses and summer clothes Sunblock and aftersun Insect repellent A cameraComfy shoes and socks Swimwear Mexico City: This will depend on your choice of accommodation, activities and how much shopping you plan to do. Here’s a rough guide to the costs of some travel essentials:Subway ticket: Mex$10 ($1)Standard meal: Mex$300 ($17)Coffee: Mex$50 ($3)Bottle of water: Mex$14 ($1) Mexico City: As good as you’re expecting, if not better! Street food is very common in Mexico, so you can expect a steady supply of meats and veggies, served with tortillas and plenty of grated cheese. Puerto Vallarta: Grab your new buddies and a Paloma cocktail. It’s time to feast on Mexican food and watch the sunset over the sea. Discover how Mexico’s famous liquor is made. And knock back a cheeky shot or two. Guadalajara: This work of architectural art was originally built as a place to care for disadvantaged people. Nowadays, it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Guadalajara: Stroll around the official birthplace of tequila and mariachi music. Guanajuato: Narrow cobbled streets. Colorful colonial architecture. Manicured gardens. You’ll see why this place is labelled ‘most beautiful city in Mexico’. Mexico City: The candy-colored buildings and antiquated streets make this one of Mexico’s most photogenic cities. And the perfect backdrop for an Insta shoot. Mexico City: Craving some authentic tacos, pambazo or barbacoa? It’s time to galvanise your tastebuds. Mexico City: Heads up culture vultures! Visit Coyoacan to walk in the footsteps of the famous artist. And check out the museum in her honor. Mexico City: Admire the ‘City of Gods’: one of the first great cities of the Western Hemisphere. Although no one really knows who built it. Oaxaca: Stroll the cobbled streets of one of Mexico’s most authentic cities. Sample the epic street food and revel in the laid-back pace. Oaxaca: Test your courage with a ‘straight up’ of this potent national drink. Oaxaca: Explore one of the earliest cities of MesoAmerica. Then hit up the market for some local keepsakes. Oaxaca: Swoop into the capital of Mexico’s Yucatan region. Get set for a barrage of beaches, jungles, ancient Mayan sites and epic nightlife. Merida: A photogenic fiesta of color and culture. This is the perfect place to get a real taste of life in Yucatan. Chichen Itza: Take a guided tour of this ancient Mayan city. Soak up the history and hear the myths and legends. Chichen Itza: It’s time to live your best life, as you cool off in the emerald waters of this sinkhole. Don’t forget your camera!

Not included:


Other activities and services are not included


International flights are not included


Day trip to Playa Del Carmen ($TBC)


Insurance is not included

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Itinerary of your trip Mexico Grande (13 Days)

  • Day 1 Day 1: Start Puerto Vallarta
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 1: Start Puerto Vallarta

      Welcome to one of the most popular beach towns in Mexico, also known as the 'Mexican Riviera'. Spa, pool, relax, repeat are all high on the agenda today – and that's before we top it all off with a beachfront dinner, with the water and twinkling lights setting an unforgettable scene.

  • Day 2 Day 2: Puerto Vallarta
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 2: Puerto Vallarta

      Today you’re free to explore Puerto Vallarta however you like. You can surf, or zip line, take a day trip to remote beaches on a sailing trip. Then, in the evening, catch a Pirate show! Expect the unexpected in Puerto Vallarta.

  • Day 3 Day 3: Puerto Vallarta To Guadalajara
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 3: Puerto Vallarta To Guadalajara

      Bye bye beach hangs, but don't worry, this isn't your last taste of Mexican beach life - we'll see you soon, sea. Nothing screams ‘Mexico’ like tequila, so why not head to a genuine distillery where you can learn how this fiery spirit is made and taste some for yourself? Afterwards, take a stroll around the streets to get a feel for the old and new world architecture this place is known for – and then sample some seriously electric nightlife. It's time to learn about the city known as the 'Pearl of the West', Guadalajara, with its four main squares and glorious cathedral. Then you could go and find a spot to watch one of the city's famous live Mariachi bands do its thing.


Tour leaving from Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is a charming coastal city in Mexico, located on the Pacific coast. With its beautiful beaches, colonial architecture, and delicious Mexican cuisine, Puerto Vallarta is a popular tourist destination. Visitors can enjoy water activities, explore the historic center, and immerse themselves in the city's lively nightlife.

Experience Style

Experience Style


There will be challenging activities such as hiking, biking, canyoning and trekking, but you’re also going to have other means of transportation and relaxed moments to just chill.

Accomodation level

Accomodation level


This accommodation includes essential services like a hot shower, electricity, and a nice and comfy bed.

Experience Type

Experience Type

Small Group

You’ll be accompanied by a small group of travelers just like you.

Physical Rating

Physical Rating


Almost everyone is fit for these activities. Every hike or physical exercise last less than 30 minutes, such as paragliding and horseback riding. Please ask about specific conditions.

Age range

Age range

Min: 18 / Max: 35

This experience is exclusive for travelers from 18 years old, ID must be showed.

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