If you decide to go on a tour of Mexico with your hire car, you will have to allow yourself a large amount of time as this incredibly interesting country has a size of 761,400 square miles. Mexico boarders Belize and Guatemala and is characterised largely by its mountainous highlands. Explore the various rock formations, chalk cliffs and volcanic land. In Mexico, as well as the highly diverse landscapes you will experience extremely varying temperatures. The climate can range from subtropical to a wintry cold. Travel along the volcanic rocks and craters and experience nature’s diversity. A particularly beautiful sight is Mexico’s highest volcano, the Citaltépetl. It is at the same time the largest of Mexico’s mountains with 1,706 feet and is also known as Pico de Orizaba.
Mexico is split into 31 states, the most famous being Tabasco that lent its name to the hot sauce. The State of Tabasco is located on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico and reflects a unique part of Mexico due to the remarkable marshes.
A trip to Quintana Roo is a must on your drive through Mexico, one of the country’s states on the Caribbean coast. Here you’ll drive through the most beautiful rainforests, a stark contrast to the stunning Caribbean beaches, like in Cancun. As soon as you reach the country’s centre you should take a drive in your hire car through the state of México, where you can go north to see the breathtaking ruins. Teotihuacán depicts some of the most impressive antiquities of the Americas.
Further north you will pass through the Chihuahua, Mexico’s biggest state. It boarders the USA in the North and is characterised by its plateau with a steep western slope. In the North you will come across a genuine desert landscape: the Chihuahuan Desert. The northenmost state in Mexico is Baja California, lying directly on the boarder of its US counterpart. Drive your hire car through this beautiful, warm and sunny state with a total size of around 69,900 km². Marvel at the most beautiful vineyards and indulge in the wine made from ripe grapes.
The country’s capital is also worth a visit in rented car your drive through the country. Mexico City has 8.7 million residents. The city lies at the bottom end of the Valley of Mexico, surrounded by mountains, with Tecoco Lake at its centre. Take in the capital’s fantastic setting and enjoy the view of all sides of Mexico. This country also offers many culinary wonders. From old Aztec and French to Caribbean and Spanish cuisine, there are a great many dishes you will get to know and love. Visit Mexico and enjoy the culture, the people and the landscapes of this awe-inspiring country
CarDelMar wishes you a pleasant journey with car hire in Mexico.