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Hi everyone.
We have 15 nights in Mexico in November and I'm tossing up whether to go to Mexico City, Chiapas and Yucatan (flying out of Cancun already booked) or just Mexico city and Yucatan?

Option 1:
MC- 4 nights
fly to san cristobal (tuxtla guttierez), 3 nights
palenque 2 nights
bus to Merida, 3 nights. rent a car drive to the coast seeing chichen iza on the way
3 nights in tulum/puerto morelos/playa

Option 2:
MC- 5 nights with day trip to puebla
Fly to Merida, 3 nights there with day trip to Uxmal
2 nights in Vallodad near chichen iza
5 nights on the coast.

My questions are:
are we missing great scenery and the amazing ruins of palenque if we skip chiapas
is the jungle scenery ? is it worth going meaning we are going to have to rush a bit through yucatan? we love the idea of staying in the jungle near palenque are there dense jungle areas in Yucatan?

IS merida so much different to San Cristobal? can we still visit traditional villages, get a feeling for the local culture or is it more geared for tourists?

we LOVE good food, local cultural activities, cooking classes, natural features i.e cenotes, markets, turquoise beaches, jungle walks etc

thanks very much for your advice!

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