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All Tours: 4

Tour curated by: The HistoricalMX Team4 Locations

In 1519, Spanish explorer Hernan Cortés left Cuba looking for riches in the islands to the west. What he found was one of the greatest civilizations on earth, the Aztec Empire. This tour features sites on Cortés's route to Tenochtitlan and the…

Tour curated by: The HistoricalMX Team4 Locations

The city of Calakmul served as the seat of the Snake Kingdom -- called Kaan -- one of the most powerful Maya dynasties during the Late Classic Period. Represented by a snake head glyph, Calakmul fought with both Tikal and Palenque for regional…

Tour curated by: The HistoricalMX Team7 Locations

The archaeological ruins at Palenque provide a prime example of a Mayan city from the classical period, Palenque was at its height between 500 and 700 CE, when its influence extended throughout the basin of the Usumacinta River. The elegance and…

Tour curated by: The HistoricalMX Team5 Locations

The city of Teotihuacan ('where the gods were created') is situated roughly 30 miles north-east of Mexico City. Built between the 1st and 7th centuries CE, it is characterized by the vast size of its monuments – in particular, the Temple…

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