18 Dec

Best Mexican Tours for December

We are already in the last month of the year!

This is the time of the year where we remember all the promises we made in January.  On the one hand, we are excited for Christmas! We are excited for all the celebrations we have ahead (in Mexico we have a lot). On the other hand, we are thinking about all the things we haven’t achieved yet, all the actions we regret, unrealized projects, places you didn’t visit… STOP!

Why do spend our time thinking about sad things? It’s Christmas season! Let’s begin the celebration time! Forget about all the things you didn’t do and think about the ones you can still make! Better than that, all the travels you can begin to plan!

As winter is coming you have two options, go to the beautiful snow or enjoy it as if it was summer. You are right on the time to create a special end of the year. You just must decide it! If you have not any idea of what to do, don’t worry, I can give you some options.


Best Mexican Tours for December


Chiapas, Yucatan & Cancun

Multiday Tour

Visit Tropical Mexico! Enjoy a multi destination trip around the South of Mexico. In this tour, you will feel near the nature and discover beautiful landscapes. Explore the Mayan world and experience the best of Chiapas and Yucatan Peninsula. Learn more about this tour here, remember that if you want to change anything in this itinerary you just must contact us.


Top activities included in this tour:



  • Montebello Lakes Tour

Montebello Lakes National Park is a magical place at the border between Mexico and Guatemala. This place will feast your eyes with their colors: blue, green and turquoise


Montebello Lakes – Photo taken from


  • Agua Azul and Misol-Ha Waterfalls

Get inside the jungle and visit these two natural sites. They are a beautiful photo spot.


Agua Azul Waterfalls


  • Palenque archaeological site

Visit the ancient home of the Mayan King Pakal and get impressed by the well-preserved pyramids.


Mayan City of Palenque



Get inside Merida local life style visiting its principal market. Taste exotic fruits and enjoy some Yucatecan dishes.


Merida Street Food Tour


  • Uxmal & Kabah Tour

When you’re visiting Yucatan, Puuc Route is a must! Uxmal and Kabah are only two archaeological sites of this route but they are rather stunning because of its precision and architectonic beauty.


Uxmal Mayan City


  • Chichen Itza & Cenote

Discover Chichen Itza and see the Mayan Castle Wonder of the World. After that, swim inside a Cenote, an underground river.


Kukulcan Castle in Chichen Itza

Free day in Cancun

 Enjoy a free day in Cancun where you can relax in one of its beaches. Let the sun kiss your skin!


“El Mirador” Cancun


Christmas Season Spotlight:


San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas

Feel the Christmas spirit in this picturesque colonial city. Every year this town is beautiful decorated with colorful lights. A relaxing walk through the city can be the best way passing this season. The weather is cold enough to enjoy a delicious cup of Chiapas organic coffee or a hot chocolate. This is the best charming place to escape of routine!


San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas


Best Mexican Tours for December


Mexico City, Chiapas & Yucatan

Personalized Group Tour

If you are part of a group and you want to travel all together then this is your option. This winter, enjoy three different types of weather conditions: from a cold but colorful Christmas at Mexico City to the warm and beautiful Yucatan. In this multi destination trip you will visit charming colonial towns and discover wild natural environments.

If you are interested in this adventure, you can find the full schedule here. Remember that we can fix an itinerary for you; this is only an example of what we can customize for you. If you have any specific inquiry do not hesitate to contact us.


Top activities included in this tour:


Mexico City

  • Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe

This season in Mexico is full of celebrations. The first twelve days of December, all over the country, Catholic families celebrate the apparitions of the Virgin of Guadalupe. Basilica de Guadalupe, the home of this Virgin is very crowded of pilgrims coming from different parts of Mexico. On December 12, you will see mariachis singing “Las mañanitas” and traditional dancers.



  • Anthropology Museum Tour

Visit the National Anthropology Museum and learn about the ancient cultures of Mexico and have a walking tour of the city.


Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City


  • Sumidero Canyon

Enjoy a boat ride between the walls of the impressive Sumidero Canyon, a National Park home of endangered species.


Sumidero Canyon


  • Colonial Towns

– Chiapa de Corzo

This village in Chiapas is known because of its beautiful colonial fountain on Mudejar style.


La pila, Chiapa de Corzo


– San Cristóbal de las Casas

Walk along the cobbled stone streets of “El Andador Turístico” and find coffee shops, handicrafts and beautiful ambar jewelry.


Andador, San Cristóbal de las Casas – Photo taken from


  • Tzotzil Villages

– San Juan Chamula

This is a very traditionalist Mayan Tztotzil Village, be respectful and discover the mistic world inside people’s church.

– Zinacantan

The most colorful traditional clothes are created in here. Zinacantan textiles have different types of designs, from flowers to birds.



Discover the local gems of Merida’s historic downtown! Wander the streets as a local and admire the different architectonic styles.


Merida City Adventures Mexico

Merida City


  • Celestun Tour

Enjoy a boat ride through the mangroves of Celestun and discover this unique natural environment. If you have luck you will see exotic birds and the stunning Pink Flamingos.


Celestun boat tour


Christmas Season Spotlight:

Mexico City Christmas markets

Mexico City is one of the best places to enjoy Christmas season. It’s full of culture activities and special events. The historic center is decorated with colorful lights all around the principal. In the Zocalo, there is a free ice rink to test your skating skills. However, if you love Christmas decorations, you should visit at least one of the Mexico City Christmas markets. Rather than buy something there, just enjoy the market’s life. Here, I will leave you some recommendations:


Coyoacan Market

Here, you will find anything to decorate for Christmas in a very Mexican style. Many artisans of Michoacan and Puebla bring their handicrafts to this market. You can also buy Noche Buena Flowers, traditional toys and piñatas.

Where it is? Ignacio Allende, s/n, Coyoácan, Del Carmen, 04100 Ciudad de México, CDMX


Rio Blanco Market

A very traditional market in the north of Mexico City. In this market you can find clothes, decor articles, shoes, toys and gadgets. You can create a party with all the things you can find here, even food!

Where it is? Calle Oriente 91 y Calle Ote. 95, Mártires de Río Blanco, 07880 Gustavo A Madero, CDMX


Ciudad Azteca Christmas Market

This is one of the most visited markets of the season. It’s located inside Estado de México, outside Mexico City but near to Line B Metro Station.  Texcoco street and Boulevard Tonatiuh are full of christhmas merchandise.

Where it is? 55120, Blvrd De Tonatiuh 25, Cd Azteca 1ra Secc, Ecatepec de Morelos, Méx.


Coyoacan Christmas Market


What are you waiting for? Let’s fulfill our Christmas whises!

Arrange your next adventure in Mexico and keep on traveling!




Written by Thelma Osorio

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