Mexico is a fascinating country for tourism. From impressive natural wonder, to Caribbean beaches and surf spots, from archaeological marvels to one of the largest cities in the world, Mexico definitely worth a visit. If you are planning travel tours in Mexico, this guide will advice you on the different tourist attractions and main landmarks of the country that you should bear in mind before travelling.
Cities in Mexico
The following are some of the cities that you may want to visit in your trip to Mexico.
Mexico City: a wonderful mix of ancient architecture, cultural heritage, nightlife, shopping, museums and business merge in one of the largest cities in the world.
Cancun: A recreational beach-front area where all the major hotel brands for beach holidays have presence.
Guadalajara: well known city in Mexico popular to be home of the mariachi and tequila.
Acapulco: State of the art beach resort with advanced accommodation facilities and nightlife full of joy.
Note: bear in mind that some Mexican cities have security issues. Although the police act fast, you may avoid same places at night, make sure you always take a licensed taxi and try not to expose luxury jewelry in certain areas of the main cities.
Other tourist attractions in Mexico
Copper Canyon: usually the destination of adventurous people challenging nature in extreme conditions. Copper Canyon is one of the most visited tourist landmarks in Mexico, as it provides a unique mountain rail ride 8000 feet high. The mountains from Copper Canyon are ideal for hiking activities, as well as trekking and climbing. The wilderness flora and fauna of the region may impact also nature lovers.
Chichen Itza: An UNESCO World heritage, ancient Mayan city with massive pyramids in very good conditions. It was named as one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Other archaeological sites include: Ek Balam, El Tajin, Uxmal and Teotihuacan (very close to Mexico City). Tulum outstands as the archaeological site with fantastic Caribbean views due to its proximity to the coast, a not to miss experience that worth a visit.
Sea of Cortez: its clean waters of Baja California are ideal for kayaking, snorkelling and observation of maritime life such as whales and dolphins in their natural habitats.
If you are travelling to Mexico, we strongly recommend tasting their local cuisine, with delicious spicy food and drinks which include:
• Tacos al pastor
• Enchiladas Suizas
In regards to drinks, tequilas and micheladas are the strong alcoholic versions of Mexican drinks, while the popular Corona beer is a very refreshing option during the warm days.
People in Mexico are friendly and very open-minded. If you are willing to rest from your daily routine at spectacular beaches with palms, clean waters and refreshing drinks, Mexico is your destination. Check tourist circuits and find the best holiday tour for your trip to Mexico. Enjoy!