MEXICO DESTINATION GUIDE

As the world leader in travel experiences since 1947, we connect you to the real Mexico in a way like no other. From sugary beaches to misty jungles and vibrant cities to ancient ruins, Mexico is a kaleidoscope of nature, culture and history. The outdoor adventures are endless, spanning snowy volcanoes to deserts cloaked in wildflowers. Swing from the mountain cloud forests to over 9,000 kilometres of coastline, where you can surf the Pacific Ocean or snorkel the Caribbean Sea. The beautiful landscapes are carved by centuries of culture, and our Mexico holidays will take you on a journey from the grand Spanish mansions to the remarkable Aztec and Mayan architecture. We’ll also show you the heart of the country through the diverse Mexican locals. Take a train ride deep into Copper Canyon to meet the Native American Tarahumara people, or visit the historic Torres family in El Fuerte. Through it all, you’ll share in the fiery food and radiant fiestas, as you live it up in Mexico. Travel with us and unlock the infinite possibilities thanks to our exclusive Trafalgar Highlights.

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Uncover a wealth of ancient Mexican history and marvel at charming colonial towns and stunning beaches.

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"From the mysteries of the Aztecs and the Mayan temples, to the dreamy cloud forests and coastline, Mexico will cast a spell on you."

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Mexico at a glance
From sugary beaches, misty jungles and snowy volcanoes, to vibrant cities and ancient Aztec and Mayan ruins, Mexico is a kaleidoscope of nature, culture and history. Live it up with your expert Trafalgar Travel Director and enjoy the lively fiestas and fiery food of Mexico.
Currency
Mexican peso
Winter avg temp
23°C
Summer avg temp
25°C
Time Zone
GMT-5 - GMT-7
Capital City
Mexico City
Language
Spanish
Good Morning
Buenos días
Good Evening
Buenos tardes

What to pack for Mexico

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Swimsuit

Flanked by two oceans and lined with sandy beaches and coral reefs, Mexico is the perfect place to go diving, surfing or simply soak up the sun.

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Reef-safe sunscreen

Protect yourself from the harsh sun with SPF 30 or higher and protect the coral gardens of Mexico with reef-safe sunscreen.

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Mosquito Repellent

Mexico’s tropical climate attracts plenty of insects and mosquitoes, so protect yourself with a strong repellent with DEET (diethyltoluamide) and apply it regularly.

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Adaptor plug

In Mexico, the standard voltage is 127 V and the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. The standard frequency is 60 Hz.

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Waterproof day bag

There are plenty of watery activities to enjoy in Mexico, such as diving, snorkelling and swimming in cenotes. Bring a waterproof day bag to protect your phones and cameras.

Other things to know before you go

Depending on your nationality, you'll need a valid passport and may also need visas to enter. Please check this well in advance of your trip departure date here. Some countries also require passports to have 3-6 months left on them before the given expiry date, so be sure to double check this before booking your travels.