Tours to Mexico and beyond. An experienced Holidays Please Travel Agent can help you plan your ideal holiday or choose from one of our pre-planned itineraries.
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What to do in Mexico
To see the real indigenous culture and pick up some fantastic artwork and handicrafts visit Oaxaca (pron: wah-hah-kah).
There’s a lot here to entertain the tourist, from Mountain biking in the Sierra Norte to surfing at one of the Pacific coast beaches or horse riding to name just a few.
Día de los Muertos, The Day of the Dead (2nd November 2022) is a national holiday and despite the macabre costumes worn for the occasion, this is a celebration of a former life and not a day of mourning.
What to do in Oaxaca, Mexico
Top 10 Hotels in Oaxaca
Budget Accommodation in Oaxaca
There is so much to do on the Baja California peninsula. The Whale Watching Season begins in the middle of January as whales start to arrive and the first calves are born. The season continues to late in March.
The majestic creatures are very friendly and close up encounters are commonplace.
There is much else to keep you entertained and amused. There are many quaint towns with old buildings and quiet bars. the dramatic Sierra de San Francisco feels similar to the Grand Canyon. Here you will find 7,000-year-old cave paintings.
What to do in Baja California, Mexico
Top 10 Hotels in Baja California
Budget Accommodation in Baja California, Mexico
Located on the Yucatán peninsula, Tulum is the perfect holiday destination. White sand beaches mix with 1,000 year-old Mayan ruins. Explore, snorkel, dive (you might see turtles and rays), swim or sunbathe, all from one spot. In addition, Cenotes (limestone sinkholes), have formed natural crystal clear swimming pools to bathe in.
What to do in Tulum. Mexico
If it is culture that you are after then a visit to Palenque (500 miles south east of Mexico City) is a must. The remains of this ancient Mayan city offers preserved bas reliefs (many of which still retain their original colours), sculptures, and a myriad of temples. If there is an explorer in your soul, it is believed that 905 of this wonderland is still undiscovered in the jungle.
What to do in Palenque, Mexico
Copper Canyon is the palce to find the top level predators. You could see Mountain lions, wild boar, black bears and otters. Add to these eagles, parrots, the Mexican chickadee and some 300 other bird species.
The cactus desert and mountain peaks have featured in many Hollywood westerns.
Arrive by train from Los Mochis to Chihuahua in about 4 hours.
Tours & Excursions
Need to know
Capital: Mexico City
Currency: Mexican peso (MX$)
Visas: Not required by UK nationals
Air Europa: LGW via MAD, 3 days per week
Air France: All regional departure points via CDG, 7 days per week
British Airways: LHR, 7 days per week
Iberia: LHR via MAD, 7 days per week
KLM: All regional departure points via AMS, 7 days per week
LATAM: LHR via GRU, 7 days per week
United Airlines: LHR, via various, 7 days per week
MAN/EDI/GLA (summer only), via various, 7 days per week