Mysteries of the Maya and Aztecs
Follow in the footsteps of the Aztecs, Zapotecs and Maya on an inspiring adventure through Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras from Mexico City to the Yucatan Peninsula
You cannot miss the impact of the Spanish conquistadors in Mexico. It can be seen in the ornate churches that crown the hillsides and plazas of its cities and the whitewashed walls of surrounding haciendas as you tour through the country, providing a picturesque glimpse of the country’s past.
Substantial evidence of earlier inhabitants remain in the remarkable temples and pyramids at Palenque, which looming from the depths of the jungle provide an inspiring insight into the country’s rich history, while the calls of the jungle’s resident howler monkeys bring you back to the present day.
Further afield in the Yucatán, most notably at Chichen Itza and Uxmal, you will find the impressive legacy of the Mayans. With direct flights from the UK to Cancún, on our Yucatán Peninsula Explorer, you will get a fascinating insight into this charming and colourful region with some of the finest archaeological sites in the Americas.
Mexico City itself, a vast sprawling metropolis, has much to interest visitors, including the central Zocalo with its dominating cathedral, the rewarding, instructive museums, city greenery at Chapultepec Park and the colourful floating gardens at Xochimilco.
Mexico is a great destination to visit all year round thanks to its wide range of temperatures; at Jules Verne we have tours to Mexico available from January to April as well as trips in November.
Experience a wealth of culture and beauty in this awe-inspiring country. With its stunning ruins and mouth-watering cuisine, you’ll never be short of things to do and places to see on one of our Mexico escorted tours.
With over 40 years of experience creating some of the most unforgettable trips, Mexico holidays with Jules Verne help create memories that last a lifetime. Whether you’re wanting to enjoy one with a smaller group of travellers, with an experienced guide or solo, speak to our friendly team about booking one of our trips to Mexico today.
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Weather & Climate
June to August are the hottest months in the bustling resort of Cancun, while April and May see the highest temperatures in Mexico’s capital Mexico City, where lowest temperatures are usually in January and February.
When to go
Mexico is a great destination to visit throughout the year.
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Make up for lost time...
We are delighted to unveil our new brochure - a practical summary of over 200 Jules Verne programmes for 2021 and beyond, our Travel Collection so to speak.
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Departures up to 2021!
Welcome to our Worldwide Journeys bringing you innovative itineraries delivered by travel experts.
Our brand new Great Journeys of the World brochure, with its new look, feel and vibrancy, discerning travellers the perfect combination of luxury and service.
Our ‘Secret’ itineraries have been specifically designed to introduce lesser-visited places that afford a more personal but equally rewarding experience.
Our 'Wildlife' itineraries visit some of the few truly wild places left on earth, complementing our ever popular wildlife experiences.
Welcome to our new River & Coastal Cruises brochure bringing you 55 innovative cruise itineraries delivered by travel experts.
Within this compilation of travel arrangements we have sought to ‘amaze and surprise’ the first-time visitor and enthral the returning traveller.
Our latest edition of Highlights presents a new portfolio of great value tours worldwide offering a select range of concise, more affordable, itineraries.
We are delighted to introduce our new edition of ‘Singular’, an exceptional collection of Solo Group & No Single Supplement arrangements.
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