Country of origin: United States (change)
My language:

Small groups Mexico family trip

for more information click here

Day 1: Arrival

Highlights:

Playa del Carmen

Info:

arrival at the airport of Cancun, transfer to the hotel in Playa del Carmen

Day 2: Playa del Carmen

Highlights:

Playa del Carmen

Info:

Relaxation on the beach and in the hotel

Day 3: Rio Lagartos

Info:

drive to Rio Lagartos, boat tour through the lagoon, mud bath, bathing in Cenotes, journey to Valladolid

Day 4: Valladolid and Ek Balam

Highlights:

Valladolid , Ek Balam

Info:

leisure time in Valladolid, drive to the site of Ek Balam, cycling tour, bathing in a cenote

Day 5: Chichén Itza and Izamal

Highlights:

Chichen Itzá , Izamal

Info:

visit of Chichén Itza, bathing in a Cenote, visit of a Mayan village and the city of Izamal

Day 6: Mérida

Highlights:

Mérida

Info:

cooking course and visit of the market in Mérida

Day 7: production of sisal ...

Highlights:

Campeche

Info:

visit of the sisal factory and the chocolate museum, participation in a Mayan ceremony and drive to Campeche

Day 8: Campeche and jungle

Highlights:

Campeche

Info:

Exploring the beautiful city of Campeche and drive into the jungle.

Day 9: Calakmul and Bacalar

Highlights:

Calakmul , Bacalar

Info:

Visit of the archaeological site Calakmul and continuation to the lagoon Bacalar

Day 10: Lagune Bacalar

Highlights:

Bacalar

Info:

Optional morning program: Swimming, mud bathing, boating. In the afternoon visit of the village of San Felipe

Day 11: Tulum

Highlights:

Tulum

Info:

Drive from the lagoon Bacalar to Tulum and visit of the archaeological site. In the afternoon free time in a beach club in Tulum and continuation to Akumal.

Day 12: Beach extension Akumal

Info:

Bathing and relaxing on the beach of Akumal, optional visit of the center for sea turtles

Day 13: Beach extension Akumal

Info:

Relaxing at the beach of Akumal, optional an excursion to the center for sea turtles or a trip with more action

Day 14: Return home or beac...

Highlights:

Cancun

Info:

End of the family trip with transfer to the airport or beach extension

Day 15: Arrival at home

Info:

Arrival in Europe with beautiful memories and experiences

Experience the highlights of the Maya world during an exciting family vacation in 15 days. Tour to the most beautiful places of the peninsula.

 

Guaranteed with a minimum of 4 participants / a maximum of 12 travelers / Flight 750-1100 EUR according to season

from $ 2316.00
per person/DBL

Included Services

 

  • 4-12 participants (tour can be cancelled within 28 days before the trip if the minimum number of participants is not reached)
  • English speaking guide from Day 3 to Day 11 
  • 13 overnight stays in typical middle class hotels
  • Catering according to program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • All excursions and visits according to program including entrance fees (Except optional offers)
  • All trips and transfers according to program in air-conditioned private bus
  • 20 Euros donation per family to the aid organization SWAN

 

Your contact person

Evgenia Ivanova
jane@mextrotter.com
+7 499 504 2848

Contact us

Travel tip & Info

 

You can also explore the  Mayan world by car.

Price per Person

0.00 USD

Total price for ALL Travellers:

0.00 USD
According to your information

itinerary

 

Day 1: Arrival

After your arrival in Cancun you will be picked up by our employee and taken to your family-run hotel in Playa del Carmen

 

Day 2: Caribbean beach

After a long journey your family holiday starts today. You will enjoy your first day either at the pool or at the fantastic beach of Playa del Carmen where you will get first impressions of the Mexican way of life. Enjoy a stroll along the shopping street of Playa del Carmen with small souvenir shops,  bars and restaurants.

 

Day 3: Rio Lagartos, mud bath, Valladolid (B)

This morning, your family adventure in Mexico starts. After breakfast, you'll meet your guide at the hotel and drive to your first destination, Rio Lagartos. There you will enjoy an exciting boat trip through the salt-rich lagoon while observing flamingos and many other species of birds like pelicans and eagles in their natural habitat. With a bit of luck you will also catch a glimpse of a few crocodiles. Your guide will give you interesting information about the fauna and flora of the area. Later you continue to the second largest salt factory in Mexico. The view of the pink water in the sunshine is simply impressive. On the beach you will enjoy a traditional "Maya Mud Bath" and at noon you will drive into a small village where you can taste the delights of Mexican cuisine such as Ceviche, Empanadas or Guacamole in one of the small restaurants. After your meal, you'll continue to the cenotes. The water-filled limestone holes were formed through the collapse of cave roofs. Their water is clean and clear and a refreshing swim is fun for young and old. In the afternoon you drive to Valladolid and the evening is at free disposal.

 

48098-14

 

Day 4: Cycling through Ek Balam, Cenote (B)

After breakfast, you'll have some time to stroll through the small town of Valladolid. Once this place was an important trading center of the Maya. Today the colonial-style Valladolid is one of Mexico's most beautiful cities and has a lot to offer with its regional delicacies and colonial charm. Later you continue to one of the most beautiful Mayan ruins Ek Balam. This site has a special mystic flair due its calm and quiet. You will explore the ruins by bicycle and then continue to the Cenote Xcanché that lies in the jungle. In the evening you return to Valladolid.

 

Day 5: Chichen itza, Cenote Yokdzonot, Izamal & Merida

The visit of Chichen Itza is a must for every Mexico traveler. The Mayan and Toltec site is dominated by the temple of Kukulkan. Its architecture is characterized by astronomical and astrological ideas which your guide will explain to you. After an extensive visit of the site you will get the opportunity of a refreshing swim in the Cenote Yokdzonot, in a nearby Mayan village where you will also learn a lot about the traditions and modern life of the Mayas. In the afternoon you will drive to the magical "yellow city" Izamal and visit the Franziscan monastery. From there you will continue your journey to Mérida.

 

arton175

 

Day 6: Merida cooking course, visit of the market & Hacienda Sotuta de Peon (B, D)

Mexico is world famous for its gastronomy. The combination of aromas, taste and texture is unique. Since 2010, Mexico's gastronomy has been listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as a cultural heritage. You will cook with an authentic Mayan cook and get a lot of interesting information about gastronomy in Mexico. You will buy the ingredients together with the Mayan cook in the market of Mérida. You will go by bus to the cook's house where the food will be prepared. Very interesting are the different types of chili with their diverse degrees of heat. After the excellent meal, you will drive to your next accommodation, a beautiful hacienda.

 

Day 7: Sisal production, interactive chocolate museum, Mayan ceremony (B)

You will visit a Hacienda and get to know the manufacturing process of Sisal. Sisal is obtained from the fibers of the leaves of the  sisal agave and is one of the earth's most important natural fibers. At the Hacienda, sisal is extracted and refined with machines. Later you will be driven by mule-drawn carriage through the agave plantations where you will see replicas of Mayan dwellings and learn a lot about the differences between the Mayan past and their present day life.  Afterwards you will enjoy the chocolate museum "Choco story" where you can taste fresh cocoa and learn a lot about the over 2000 year old production of chocolate. In the afternoon you will experience and participate in a Mayan ceremony with Mayan shamans. In the same area you will find a breeding station for Jaguars, giant spiders and many other species of animals. In the evening you will reach Campeche and have the evening at leisure.

 

Day 8: Campeche & Mayan site Calakmul

The beautiful colonial capital of the state of Campeche is always worth a visit. The fortress recalls the time when Campeche was visited by European pirates. After a discovery tour of the city, the journey will take you into the jungle where you will stay in your next accommodation. With a bit of luck, you will catch a glimpse of some monkeys.

The sunset over the rainforest is best viewed from a small hill near the hotel.

 

1093-Ek-Balam-G

 

Day 9: Calakmul & the lagoon of the seven colors (F)

Early in the morning your journey takes you to the ruins of Calakmul. There, parts of the structurs are still overgrown with lush jungle vegetation that give the site a mystic flair. Calakmul means "The Kingdom of the Snake Head" and was once the biggest enemy of Tikal in Guatemala. On the top of the pyramid you have a breathtaking view of the lagoon Bacalar. Bacalar is  also called "lagoon of the seven colors" because you can distinguish seven different shades of blue.

 

Day 10: Magical lagoon Bacalar (B)

 

You start the day with a good breakfast and a beautiful view of the lagoon. Later you have the possibility to participate in a 3-hour boat tour. You drive through the lagoon and visit the interesting villages of Cenote and Mangroven. You can snorkel in the clear water, swim and take a healthy mud bath. You also have the opportunity to hire kayaks in the hotel and explore the lagoon. In the afternoon, you will visit the small village of "San Felipe" with your guide.

 

cenote-azul

 

Day 11: Tulum (Riviera Maya) (B)

After breakfast your journey takes you to Tulum, the Mayan site that presents itself proudly on the rocks above the turquoise Caribbean Sea. The "Castillo" (the castle) sits majestically on the cliff above the Caribbean beach. You will also enjoy the show of the "Voladores" at the entrance of the site. In the afternoon, you will visit a nearby club where you can have a swim in the sea before lunch. In the evening you will drive to your beach hotel in Akumal where you will say good-bye to your guide and where you will stay for the next two days.

 

Day 12: Beach extension in Akumal (B)

You will spend the last two days of your family trip at the beach of Akumal. Enjoy and relax at the beautiful Caribbean beach.

 

Day 13: Beach extension in Akumal (B)

Akumal is also famous for its turtles that lay their eggs there every year. There is also a center for sea turtles where you can learn more about turtles and other animals. You can also make excursions to the surrounding areas.

 

Day 14: Travel home or days at the beach

Today your Mexico family trip ends. A transfer takes you to the airport according to your time of departure. We wish you a safe journey home or more beautiful days at the Caribbean.

 

Day 15: Departure to Country of Residence

 

program after the tour

We recommend a beach extension at one of the white sandy beaches of the Mexican Caribbean.

 

Here you find an overview of beach hotels according to category:

 

  • GOOD AND AFFORDABLE > show
  • CABAÑAHOTELS (small resorts in bungalow style) > show
  • ALL-INCLUSIVE-RESORTS > show

 

You may want to travel to Mexico a few days before your tour in order to relax and enjoy the beach. In this case the night in the first hotel of the tour is canceled and you receive a discount. Instead, you stay in the hotel of your choice where you will be picked up for the tour (see travel configurator).

You can also round off your trip with a few days at one of the beaches of the Riviera Maya. If you bring additional luggage that you don't want to take with you during the tour we will send a representative who will pick it up and keep it for a small fee.

 

Karibikstrand

 

Travellers and rooms
Description Price Select
Travellers and rooms
Description Select
room 1
Description Select
number of adults
kids (0 to 2 years)
kids (2 to 12 years)
room 2
Description Select
number of adults
kids (0 to 2 years)
kids (2 to 12 years)
room 3
Description Select
number of adults
kids (0 to 2 years)
kids (2 to 12 years)
room 4
Description Select
number of adults
kids (0 to 2 years)
kids (2 to 12 years)
room 5
Description Select
number of adults
kids (0 to 2 years)
kids (2 to 12 years)
room 6
Description Select
number of adults
kids (0 to 2 years)
kids (2 to 12 years)
room 7
Description Select
number of adults
kids (0 to 2 years)
kids (2 to 12 years)
room 8
Description Select
number of adults
kids (0 to 2 years)
kids (2 to 12 years)
Room & hotel category on tour
Description Price Select
Standard Good, typical middle class hotels from 0.00 USD
Your preferred tour date
Description Price Select
Relax after the tour
Description Price Select
Beach extension
Description Select
number of nights
type of hotel for beach extension
Description Price Select
hotel beach extension
Category Hotel TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale Price Select
All Inclusive Sandos Caracol Riviera Maya 4****+
5 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
All Inclusive Sandos Caracol RM Adults Only 4****+
3 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
Bungalow hotel Mahekal Beach Resort 4****/Boutique
4 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
All Inclusive Viva Azteca Playacar 4****+
1 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
All Inclusive Viva Maya Playacar 4****
1 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
All Inclusive The Reef Playacar 4****
3 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
All Inclusive Barcelo Maya Beach Resort 4****+
3 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
All Inclusive Sandos Playacar 5*****
3 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
Bungalow hotel Petit Lafitte 4****
3 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
All Inclusive Barcelo Palace 5*****
3 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
All Inclusive Belair Cancun 4****
3 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
Good and affordable Posada Sian Kaan 3***
2 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
Bungalow hotel Villas Paraiso del Mar Holbox 4****/Boutique
4 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
Good and affordable Casa Tucan 2**
3 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
Bungalow hotel El Paraiso Tulum 3***
2 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
Bungalow hotel OM Tulum 3***
3 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
Bungalow hotel Belair Xpu Ha, Riviera Maya 4****
4 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
Good and affordable Hacienda Paradise 4****
3 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
All Inclusive Belair Xpu Ha, Riviera Maya 4**** (AI)
4 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
Good and affordable Emporio Family Suites Cancun 3***+
3 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
Bungalow hotel Los Lirios Tulum 3***+
4 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
Good and affordable Las Golondrinas 3***+
4 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
Good and affordable Private Apartement Colibrí Cozumel
3 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
Good and affordable Private Apartement Jaguar Cozumel
3 TROTTERMUNDO sustainability scale
on request
Room category beach-hotel
Description Price Select

 

Prices per room for total number of nights.

 

Deluxe Room Luxurious rooms with jacuzzi 0.00 USD
Superior Room A stylish room close to the beach 0.00 USD
Hacienda Junior Suite spacious hacienda-suite in tropical gardens 0.00 USD
Superior Frente al Mar absolutely luxurious 0.00 USD
Garden View Room (Half pension) confortable room, a few steps from the beach 0.00 USD
Ocean View Room (Half board) classic ocean view room, right at the pool 0.00 USD
Ocean View Premium (half board) spacious ocean view rooms, right at the beach 0.00 USD
Bungalow Garden View (Half-board) rustic bungalows, a few steps to the beach 0.00 USD
Bungalow Ocean View (half-board) ocean view bungalow with direct beach access 0.00 USD
Ocean Front bungalow (half board) ocean view beach bungalow 0.00 USD
Superior Deluxe (with breakfast) large balcony with hammock and sea view 0.00 USD
Suite (with breakfast) A classic suite with ocean view 0.00 USD
Master Suite (with breakfast) Suite with a spectacular view from the terrace 0.00 USD
Villa De Luxe (with breakfast) Deluxe villa on the beautiful beach of Holbox 0.00 USD
Standard Room (with breakfast) room with hammock and garden view 0.00 USD
Ocean view (with breakfast) ocean view room with hammock 0.00 USD
Master Suite (with breakfast) spacious sea view suite with hammock 0.00 USD
Pool View (with breakfast) spacious sea view suite with hammock 0.00 USD
Bungalow Garden View (with breakfast) Feel Good Bungalow near the beach 0.00 USD
Bungalow Ocean View (with breakfast) Feel Goot Bungalow with sea view 0.00 USD
Garden view junior suite (with breakfast) spacious suite in paradise 0.00 USD
Ocean view junior suite (with breakfast) Suite to enjoy sunsets 0.00 USD
Master suite Las Nubes (with breakfast) Suite with terrace and sea view 0.00 USD
Master Suite El Mar (with breakfast) Ocean view suite right on the beach 0.00 USD
Superior room nice garden view room 0.00 USD
Superior Room Club Premium Cozy room with view of the pool 0.00 USD
Junior Suite Club Premium stylish, large ocean view suite 0.00 USD
Superior Room deluxe room with balcony 0.00 USD
Jr Suite Deluxe Club Premium deluxe ocean view room 0.00 USD
Suite Deluxe Club Premium large deluxe ocean view suite 0.00 USD
Junior Suite large deluxe garden view suite 0.00 USD
Jr Suite Deluxe Club Premium Ocean View Magnificent view of the ocean, luxurious furnishing 0.00 USD
Junior Suite Deluxe Lovingly furnished Junior Suite 0.00 USD
Suite Kool Lanais (without breakfast) romantic suite for two 0.00 USD
Standard Room (with breakfast) sun roof with beach view, tropical gardens 0.00 USD
Superior Room (with breakfast) con su propio balcón, jardín tropical 0.00 USD
Junior Suite (with breakfast) rustic rooms, few steps to the beach 0.00 USD
Junior Suite (half board) rustic rooms, few steps to the beach 0.00 USD
Junior Suite (all inclusive) rustic rooms, few steps to the beach 0.00 USD
Master Suite (with breakfast) ocean view room, near to the beach 0.00 USD
Master Suite (half board) ocean view room, near to the beach 0.00 USD
Master Suite (all inclusive) ocean view room, near to the beach 0.00 USD
Garden View (half board) Close to the pool, the beach is just steps away 0.00 USD
Garden View Palapa (half board) Room on the upper floor, close to the beach 0.00 USD
Treehouse (half board) Private terrace with hammock 0.00 USD
Treehouse Palapa (half board) The room in the jungle 0.00 USD
Ocean View (half board) ocean view room 0.00 USD
Ocean View Palapa (half board) Upstairs rooms with ocean view 0.00 USD
Ocean Front (half board) Right on the beach, unobstructed view of the ocean 0.00 USD
Not yet available Why can I not book this hotel? 0.00 USD
Standard Room (with breakfast) cheap, clean, centrally located hotel 0.00 USD
Garden View Zimmer (without breakfast) Cabañas in a shady garden 0.00 USD
Deluxe Laguna (with breakfast) A modern, light room overlooking the lagoon 0.00 USD
Deluxe Ocean View (with breakfast) A modern, light room overlooking the ocean 0.00 USD
Suite Kool Lanais (with breakfast) romantic suite for two 0.00 USD
Deluxe Laguna (All Inclusive) A modern, light room overlooking the lagoon 0.00 USD
Deluxe Ocean View (All Inclusive) A modern, light room overlooking the ocean 0.00 USD
Suite Kool Lanais (All Inclusive) romantic suite for two 0.00 USD
Deluxe bungalow room Jacuzzi and pure nature included 0.00 USD
Luxury room Comfortable, spacious, enjoyable 0.00 USD
Standard Room spacious rooms with terrace 0.00 USD
Junior Suite Deluxe Club Premium Pool View spacious Junior Suite with Premium Advantages 0.00 USD
Junior Suite Families very large suite especially for families 0.00 USD
Suite Deluxe Club Premium Ocean View elegant suite with a spectacular view 0.00 USD
Presidential Suite Club Premium Ocean View pure luxury and comfort 0.00 USD
Superior room Comfortable room with balcony 0.00 USD
Superior Vista Mar Comfortable room with sea view 0.00 USD
Superior Frente al Mar Comfortable room, right on the beach 0.00 USD
Junior Suite Spacious room with balcony 0.00 USD
Junior Suite Vista Mar Spacious room with sea view 0.00 USD
Junior Suite Frente al Mar Spacious room, right on the beach 0.00 USD
Master Suite Spacious room with terrace 0.00 USD
Master Suite Vista Mar Spacious room with sea view 0.00 USD
Master Suite Frente al Mar Spacious room, right on the beach 0.00 USD
Master Suite Frente al Mar Spacious room, right on the beach 0.00 USD
Deluxe Palapa (Breakfast) feel-good factor and top view 0.00 USD
Deluxe Palapa (All Inclusive) feel-good factor and top view 0.00 USD
Deluxe Room (Breakfast) Jacuzzi and pure nature included 0.00 USD
Deluxe Room (All inclusive) Jacuzzi and pure nature included 0.00 USD
Luxurious Luxury and a beautiful view 0.00 USD
Suite Casa Las Hamacas (with breakfast) Feel Goot Bungalow with sea view 0.00 USD
Junior Suite Sea View Frontal Club Premium Beach Caribe Luxurious Junior Suite with Jacuzzi and a spectacular view of the ocean. 0.00 USD
Junior Suite Swim Up Club Premium Maya Caribe large Junior Suite with direct access to the pool 0.00 USD
Junior Suite Vista Mar Club Premium Colonial Tropical deluxe ocean view room 0.00 USD
Family Room Colonial Tropical big and comfortable family room 0.00 USD
Suite Vista Mar Club Premium Colonial Tropical large deluxe ocean view suite 0.00 USD
Family room Maya Beach luxurious room for the whole family 0.00 USD
Suite Vista Mar Frontal Club Premium Beach Caribe large luxurious suite with sea view 0.00 USD
Suite Swim Up Club Premium Maya Caribe luxurious suite with jacuzzi and direct access to the pool 0.00 USD
Garden View with breakfast cozy double room with view of the beautiful garden. 0.00 USD
Partial Ocean View with breakfast cozy double rooms with partial view of the ocean 0.00 USD
Ocean View Suite with breakfast with a magnificent view of the ocean 0.00 USD
Ocean Front Master Suite with breakfast exclusive suite with view of the Caribbean 0.00 USD
Standard Standard rooms Las Golondrinas 0.00 USD
Standard plus Standard Plus room Las Golondrinas 0.00 USD
Mahekal Beach Resort 4****/Boutique Highly recommended 0.00 USD
Treehouse (half board) Private terrace with hammock 0.00 USD
Apartment comfortable, spacious,close to the beach 0.00 USD
Transfer to/from airport
Description Price Select
Hotel Cancun - airport 40.00 USD
Hotel Playa del Carmen - airport 76.00 USD
Hotel Tulum / Riviera Maya - airport 96.00 USD
Hotel Holbox - airport important information 164.00 USD
(Please let us know your contactdetails and wishes in the next step.)
Total price for all travellers according to your information
from $ 0.00
Quantity:
Wow, Mextrotter has so many beautiful & unique Mexico tours!
Yes, and our Mexico experts give free travel advise via telephone or LIVE-CHAT!
man_happy woman_happy

Contact us

 Are you skeptical?  Travel first and pay your tour afterwards
» more info