Be immersed in the mystical world of the Maya civilisation on a journey through Mexico and Guatemala, exploring ancient cities, towering pyramids, and breathtaking landscapes.

At a Glance

  • Visit historically- and architecturally significant Maya sites in Mexico and Guatemala, including Uxmal, Palenque, Yaxchilan and Tikal
  • Marvel at the scenery surrounding Lake Atitlan, South America’s deepest lake, flanked by volcanoes
  • Wander through the colourful market town of Chichicastenango
  • Explore the historic centre of Mexico City and learn about Maya culture at the city’s world-class museums dedicated to preserving Mesoamerican culture

On Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, discover the ancient sites of Palenque and Yaxchilan, surrounded by lush jungle landscapes, and wander through atmospheric cities, including Merida and Campeche, known for their unique colonial architecture and contemporary culture.

Then, cross the Usumacinta River into Guatemala and marvel at sites in the Yaxha National Park that stand testament to the Maya civilisation’s grandeur. In the colonial capital city of Antigua, explore the city’s architecture and vibrant culture.

Please click ‘Register Interest’ to receive further information when more details are available.

This tour is part of the World Art Tours program organised by the Art Gallery Society of NSW in partnership with Renaissance Tours.


January 2025 (18 days)

Tour leader

Julian Droogan

Tour Status

On request

More Details

Tour code: AG2503

Fitness level: Above Moderate
Please see Terms & Conditions for fitness level definitions here.

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