On walking holidays to Mexico, avid ramblers can walk in the footsteps of the nation’s Aztec and Mayan civilisations, while exploring a land of captivating contrasts, stunning and varied landscapes, ancient pre-Columbian history and rich cultural heritage. This array of sights include the famous Chichen Itza: an expansive, pre-Columbian city built by the Maya people, listed as one of the new seven wonders of the world. Chichen Itza is just one of the 750 historic sights and buildings waiting to be discovered on foot in Mexico, each of which holds its own unique story. Our knowledgeable walking guides will tell you all about their origins and significance as you walk, ensuring your holiday is as enlightening as it is scintillating.
Why Book a Walking Holiday to Mexico?
Mexico is home to a wealth of wonders, boasting exotic trekking environments, comprised of luscious jungles and earthy volcanic landscapes, along with relaxing, lazy beaches. There’s so much for historians and anthropologists to enjoy on Mexican walking trips. There’s even an abundance of magnificent ancient sites, which give testament to the mighty empires that left their mark on the diverse cultures of Mexico’s many indigenous communities.
However, you don’t have to stray off the beaten track to find signs of Mexico’s extraordinary past. The modern cities here also have tales to tell regarding the country’s colonial history, with beautifully preserved architecture helping to retain the historic soul beneath the modern hustle and bustle.
Between these sites of historic and cultural significance, a wealth of spectacular wildlife thrives and blossoms. As well as over 350 species of bird, Mexico is home to amazing spider monkeys, iguanas and big cats like jaguars, while dolphins, manatees and sea turtles can be seen surveying its surrounding seas. Many of Mexico’s hiking trails present numerous opportunities to spot these precious animals in the wild, providing a truly unforgettable addition to your trip.