The Spiritual Journey Through Mexico immerses you in the mysterious history of Mayan, Aztec, and Olmec cultures by visiting ruins, sacred sites, and participating in indigenous ceremonies.
This ten day Spiritual Journey Through Mexico trip takes you on a journey through indigenous Mayan, Aztec, and Olmec cultures where you will participate in a8ncient rituals and learn about their beliefs and gods.
Mexico City – Visit the ruins of Teotihuacan and Templo Mayor and learn about the indigenous cultures and practices at the National Museum of Anthropology
Villahermosa – Get an insight to Olmec culture through their artifacts
Chiapas – Visit the ruins of Palenque, Yaxchilan, and Bonampak
Sumidero Canyon – Embark on a boat ride to witness the towering rock walls of this beautiful canyon
Agua Azul & Misol Ha – Experience the beauty of the aqua-blue waters in the Palenque jungle and further witness and explore the magical waterfall, Misol Ha
Day 1: Arrival to Mexico City
Reception in the Mexico City Airport and transfer to the hotel.
Day 2: Teotihuacan & Aztec Shaman Ritual
Quetzalcoatl comes to life at the enormous pyramids. Explore the archaeological zone of Teotihuacan and join in ceremony with Aztec Shaman and visit to the intimate site of Santa Cecilia. Here, you may combine processes of meditation, dreaming, contemplation, ceremony and ritual with the intent of changing the world of our thoughts, emotions, and beliefs through direct experience. After the ceremony at Teotihuacan, you will return to the heart of the city and visit the National Anthropology Museum.
Day 3: Templo Mayor
Today you will visit Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan, heart of the Aztec experience followed by a visit to the National Palace to admire the Diego Rivera Murals in Mexico City’s Historic Center. Lunch will be at the neighborhood of Frida Kahlo with a visit of her home-museum, Casa Azul.
Day 4: Villahermosa – Palenque
Private transfer from hotel to the Mexico City airport and onward to your flight to Villahermosa. Upon your arrival into Villahermosa, peek into the world of the Olmecs ancestors of the Maya, Aztec, and more at La Venta Museum. Continue on to Palenque and settle into your hotel.
Day 5: Palenque Archaeological Site & Misol -Ha
Today begins with a trip to Palenque – a site that had remarkable cultural development until the late Classic period. Palenque is a site of outstanding architectural beauty and aesthetic importance, which makes this unique city, situated in the middle of the jungle, one of the greatest creations of the ancient men. After exploring the ruins, visit the beautiful waterfall Misol-Ha.
Day 6: Yaxchilan and Bonampak
Located deep in the Lacandon Jungle, today we visit Taxchilan and Bonampak. See rich paintings and carved stele in exceptional condition, and canoe to primal Yaxchilan. After, visit Bonampak, famous for its astonishing frescoes in side the modest looking Templo de las Pinturas (Bonampak means “painted walls”). From the consecration of heirs to the throne to vivid depictions of battles and bizarre rituals of torture and blood letting, these frescoes are unmatched throughout the Mayan world.
Day 7: Agua Azul Waterfall, Tonina, and San Cristobal de las Casas
Today after breakfast, visit an incredible waterfall, Agua Azul. As soon as you set eyes on these waterfalls you will understand why they were given their name which translates to blue water. Due to the high mineral content in the water, these large cascades are a bright blue color for most of the year. Walk up the man-made path beside the falls where you will see the collection of different cascades roaring down to meet each other.
Your journey continues towards Toniná, featuring one of the most well developed central temple complexes in Mayan civilization. The base of the temple has a real labyrinth that we were able to wander through in the dark. Arriving at San Cristobal de Las Casas you will settle into your charming hotel and enjoy rest of evening at leisure.
Day 8: San Juan Chamula for Ancient Ceremony with Shaman and Zinacantan
Enjoy a privately guided tour of the indigenous town and a mountain community of San Juan Chamula. Here you will explore the city take in the sights and sounds; you will also participate in a ceremony led by a Tzotsil Shaman. There are many beautiful and magical sacred sites in Mexico, but few hold the strong energy of the indigenous traditions. It is this spiritual energy that forms the basis for our week of heart-felt transformation and personal expansion.
Your experience continues towards community of Zinancantan, to witness local, weaving traditions and the heritage of Christianity. Ending with a tour of the highlands colonial city of San Cristobal.
Day 9: Sumidero Canyon
Take boat trip along the river thru the Sumidero Canyon, with its walls that measure thousands of feet in height. Back in San Cristobal enjoy rest of evening at leisure.
Day 10: Departure from Chiapas
Transfer from hotel to Tuxtla GutierrezAirport
Our trips are fully customized, allowing us to build your itinerary for any time of the year.
Our custom-tailored journeys start from $800 USD per day for two travelers. Contact us today to discuss your travel desires and design a personalized proposal with exact pricing.
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