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November 14, 2013 Travel Deals No Comments Email Email

Adventure expert Explore Worldwide has an exciting 15-day journey exploring lost civilizations, colonial cities and colourful villages from the valleys of Oaxaca in Mexico to the jungles of Guatemala.

The Contrasts of Mexico small group tour explores the fiery and mysterious land of the Aztecs and the Maya taking clients from Mexico City to Flores from $1772* per person twin share.

OaxacaThe adventure visits the impressive Mayan sites of Tikal, where temples scattered over a vast area stand out tall above the surrounding jungle, and Palenque, arguably the most enchanting of the ancient Maya ruins which sits in dense jungle.

Clients will also explore lesser known sites such as Monte Alban, Bonampak and Yaxchilan, the pyramids at Teotihuacan which the Aztecs revered as ‘the Place of the Gods’, walk through the markets of delightful colonial city Oaxaca, visit Mexico City Anthropological Museum and San Cristobal de las Casas – a beautiful highland colonial market town surrounded by modern-day Maya villages.

Other highlights include the historic city of Antigua, a boat trip through the impressive Sumidero Canyon which is up to 1km deep in some places, and opportunities to swim in spectacular jungle waterfalls.

The tour features an average of between 14 and 18 people and includes 13 nights’ standard hotel accommodation, one in a night simple lodge, one breakfast and one dinner, drivers, Explore tour leader, local guides and boat crew.

Phone 1300 439 756, email or visit

*Terms and conditions apply. Prices are per person, sharing a twin room and subject to availability. Contrasts of Mexico (15 days) is valid for sale until 15 Nov 14 and travel from 23 Nov 13 – 15 Nov 14. Advertised price is valid for departure on 15 Nov 14. Departures are guaranteed for 23 Nov & 14 Dec 13 and 25 Jan & 15 Feb 14. Prices are accurate as at 28 Oct 13 and are subject to change. All airfares are excluded. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply depending on date of travel. Single supplements apply. Tempo Holidays Pty Ltd trading as Explore Worldwide ABN 51007331213, License No. 31341

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