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Jorge Reyna

My name is Jorge, your local travel expert in Mexico. I love traveling, to experience new cultures and see the amazing diversity of this world. I studied tourism and take any opportunity I get to travel. My goal is to take you to off-the-beaten-track areas and share my local knowledge with you to create an experience that not only meets but exceeds your expectations! Let me show you authentic Mexico, the country that I love.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"I'm a travel consultant specializing in the Central and Southern regions of Mexico. Meaning I take care of all of the details of your experience like the local guides, great food, beaches, culture, museums, natural wonders and so much more, based on your preferences! This way, you get to relax and discover the authentic and hidden treasures of Mexico seamlessly.

As part of our commitment to the people of Mexico, we continue to pioneer new tours and experiences to create jobs and generate income for our local partners throughout the country."

How did you get involved in travel?

"I was born into a family that loves to travel. Throughout the earliest years of my life, I got to travel within my own beautiful home country. When I was 15, I took my first international trip to Canada; that's where I fell in love with experiencing different cultures. I got my degree in tourism, which allowed me to continue traveling, mainly throughout Europe, and then life brought me back home here to paradise... Playa del Carmen."

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"Having the opportunity to study in Canada for a month at 15 years old changed my life. It was my first experience outside of Mexico and my classmates were from many parts of the world. I loved listening to their stories about their families, their cuisine, and their cultures. When it was my turn to tell about Mexico I did it with a unique passion, and everyone always told me "I want to visit your country". Now I'm here doing exactly the same thing and what I've always been passionate about! To inspire travelers to visit Mexico and let themselves be charmed by our culture, colors, and flavors, but especially by our people. "

Jorge is part of the following groups: Mexico Travel Agents
El Chiflón waterfalls, Chiapas
Highlights of Chiapas - 10 Days

Experience the best of Chiapas with this 10-day itinerary. Start with a mix of nature and culture in San Cristobal de las Casas with a walking tour of the city and day trips to Sumidero Canyon and Montebello Lakes National Park. From there, spend four nights in Palenque, where you’ll visit craft markets and archeological sites, and learn about the indigenous Tzotzil people.

Parque Labastida in the historic center of Oaxaca, Mexico
Magical Oaxaca & the Pacific Coast - 10 Days

Explore the cultural and natural highlights of Oaxaca on this ten-day itinerary around the region. You'll explore colorful marketplaces, see a 2,000-year-old tree, feel the spray of crystal-blue waterfalls, visit traditional villages in the Northern Highlands, learn how to make mole in a private cooking class, and spend the last few days on Oaxaca's idyllic Pacific beaches.

Sunset on Holbox Island
Treasures of the Yucatan Peninsula with Beach Stay - 10 Days

This 10-day itinerary starts and ends in Cancun. In between, you'll enjoy a journey through the heart of the Yucatán Peninsula, learning about Mayan history at Chichén Itzá, visiting colorful seaside villages, relaxing on the beach, snorkeling around the coral reef off Puerto Morelos, and taking a boat to Isla Holbox for a few days away from civilization.

Street tacos in Mexico City
Culinary Tour Through Mexico City, Puebla & Oaxaca - 7 Days

On this food-focused tour, you'll discover authentic Mexican cuisine at marketplaces, family-run restaurants, street food stands, and indigenous farms. The itinerary isn't only about food, though: the schedule features visits to archaeological sites and other places of interest, including the pyramids of Teotihuacán and the colonial city of Puebla.

Sumidero Canyon overview
Highlights of Chiapas - 5 Days

On this quick tour of Chiapas, you'll explore the region around San Cristóbal de las Casas: highlights include striking natural landscapes, indigenous communities, the imposing Sumidero Canyon, azure-colored waterfalls, and the many lakes of Montebello Lakes National Park. You'll also roam vibrant markets, try traditional food, and visit historic colonial town centers.

Chichen Itza
The Archaeological Mayan Journey - 5 Days

Take a step back in time to explore ancient Mayan cities shrouded in mystery—some of which were inhabited since around 1800 BCE—on this five-day adventure. You'll visit Chichén Itzá, one of the New Wonders of the World, as well as Izamal and Mérida, which will offer insight into the transition from ancient Mayan civilization to contemporary Mayan ways of life.

Recent trip reviews for Jorge

See beautiful architecture and Mayan culture · Mexico - Sep 17 - Sep 25, 2019

Traveler: Elizabeth K. - Local specialist: Jorge Reyna

The team is very responsive and really listen to your requirement and tried to accommodate your demand . The response time is quick . When arrived in Mexico , the responsible person kept close contact to ensure things are on the correct track . The itinerary planned just fit our requirement .
It had included both the colorful culture and history of the country . Even with a last minute request to book a restaurant , the agent is willing and try her best to arrange for us ,

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Jorge Reyna, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Elizabeth
Thank you for your comments! We are glad that you had a great time with all our guides, and that you could discover the beautify of Mexico with them. It was our pleasure helping you with the design of this wonderful itinerary, and we totally believe that having a person taking care of you during your trip makes the difference! Thank you for trusting us for this trip and you are welcome back at any time!
Happy travels,
Jorge & Totonal Viajes Team

Simone

Mexico - food tour in colonial towns and Oaxaca · Mexico - Mar 30 - Apr 7, 2019

Traveler: Simone B. - Local specialist: Jorge Reyna

Wonderful trip to Mexico visiting Mexico City, Puebla and Oaxaca. Perfectly organised by Jorge who arranged a fantastic itinerary based around Mexican gastronomy. Lovely hotels, excellent guides and everything worked very smoothly. Highly recommend Jorge to plan a memorable holiday in Mexico!

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Jorge Reyna, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hola Simone,

Thank you very much for your review and your kind words =) I am so happy to read that you had such a great time enjoying some of the region’s most important and beautiful historic sites. I enjoyed a lot planning this trip for you and your parents and I hope you will come back soon =)

Happy travels,

Jorge & Totonal Team

tours · Mexico - Feb 7 - Feb 7, 2019

Traveler: tom f. - Local specialist: Jorge Reyna

Our Ednza tour with Juan was great,he was very informative,friendly,and went out of his way to take lots of group pictures for us too!...It was beautiful, and I would defiantly recommend this guided tour....Great Job!!!! Tom

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Jorge Reyna, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hola Tom!!!
Thank you very much for traveling with us! We hope you enjoyed your tour to Edzná! Hope to see you soon again to enjoy this beautiful country.

Jorge & Totonal Team

DINA

Teotihuacan - Mexico City - Basilica of our lady of Guadalupe · Mexico - Jan 29 - Feb 1, 2019

Traveler: DINA M. - Local specialist: Jorge Reyna

Jorge organised the trip for us, and Demi was our guide for the Mexico City. First day we decided to go to the Teotihuacan and Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe and on the second day wandering in the city. We liked pyramids in Teotihuacan the most. Demi explained everything and also he knows english so that was a bonus. Even we got stucked in the traffic jam Our driver Eric and guide Demi were very calm and easy going. Would recommend them also to the others!

Best regards,
Dina

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Jorge Reyna, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hola Dina,

Thank you very much for your nice comments, I am so glad that you enjoyed your trip, It was a pleasure to help you organize a nice experience and I hope you come back soon to Mexico!!!

Happy Travels,

Jorge & Totonal Team

Pamela

Mexico in January · Mexico - Jan 4 - Jan 19, 2019

Traveler: Pamela C. - Local specialist: Jorge Reyna

We contacted Kimkim last year to arrange a locally organised trip. From the beginnin* excellent communication and we were put into contact with Jorge Reyna bested at Totonal. Jorge was fantastic. He listened to our requests whilst bringing his own experience of travelling in Mexico. Arrival in Me I o city was perfect; met on time and transferred to the lovely central zocalo central hotel. Pablo Yuichi was our guide and was very knowledgeable, very friendly and worked very hard to maximise... read more

We contacted Kimkim last year to arrange a locally organised trip. From the beginnin* excellent communication and we were put into contact with Jorge Reyna bested at Totonal. Jorge was fantastic. He listened to our requests whilst bringing his own experience of travelling in Mexico. Arrival in Me I o city was perfect; met on time and transferred to the lovely central zocalo central hotel. Pablo Yuichi was our guide and was very knowledgeable, very friendly and worked very hard to maximise our experience in Mexico City. Highly recommend Pablo and his charming father who drove us. We had a 3+ hour delay for our flight to Tuxtla but our driver was waiting despite the early hours of the morning and saw us safely into our hotel room. Pepe our guide was fabulous. We had a great trip along the Canon del Sumidero and Chiapa de Corsa. Our visit to the indiguviilages was fascinating. Still with Pepe an early but worthwhile journey to Agua Azal Waterfalls onto Palenque. Our next great guide Hector toook us along with other travellers to Yaxchilian and Bonampak sites. Fabulous. Onto the lovely walled city of Campeche, Terese, our final guide and driver was amazing. She took incredible care of us. Very professional helped me find the mexican cooking ingredients in particular the elusive dried epazote. Finally onto Isla Holbox. A fantastic, very well organised trip with great local guides who made this a truly memorable experience. One again thanks to Jorge.

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Jorge Reyna, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Pamela,
Thank you very much for your kind review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Mexico! For sure, we will make that all your guides receive your greetings also. Having good guides really makes a difference, and therefore we work only with well-experienced driver-guides, who know how to show the very best of Mexico in a truly authentic way. Thanks for trusting us to design your trip and we hope to hear from you soon!

Happy Travels,

Jorge & Totonal Team

Family trip to Oaxaca · Mexico - Dec 23 - Jan 3, 2019

Traveler: Mark B. - Local specialist: Jorge Reyna

Everyghing that KimKim helped coordinate, including guides, was excellent. Jorge, our KimKim agent really helped make this a perfect family vacation.

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Jorge Reyna, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hola Mark,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and for visiting our beautiful country. We glad to hear you had such a great trip and the guides meet up your expectations. Wish you the best on future trips!

Best Regards,

Jorge & Totonal Team

Susie

Family Christmas · Mexico - Dec 24 - Dec 31, 2018

Traveler: Susie G. - Local specialist: Jorge Reyna

We booked a week long trip to San Miguel de Allende and Guanajuato through Totonal Viajes (via KimKim) and were so pleased with the attention to detail and positive experience throughout -- from our friendly airport transfer to our exclusive tours with Maria in San Miguel de Allende, and with Susana and Antonio in Guanajuato.

Jorge, our agent, did a wonderful job of accommodating our group during a very busy travel time. Our hotels were perfectly located, and our local experiences were all... read more

We booked a week long trip to San Miguel de Allende and Guanajuato through Totonal Viajes (via KimKim) and were so pleased with the attention to detail and positive experience throughout -- from our friendly airport transfer to our exclusive tours with Maria in San Miguel de Allende, and with Susana and Antonio in Guanajuato.

Jorge, our agent, did a wonderful job of accommodating our group during a very busy travel time. Our hotels were perfectly located, and our local experiences were all so well curated. It's clear we were dealing with someone who knows how to share the magic of travel and Mexico's culture with visitors! And Jorge stayed in touch during our trip, checking in via WhatsApp. I would definitely book with Totonal Viajes on KimKim again.

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Jorge Reyna, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Susie,

Thank you very much for your kind words about our guides and drivers. It was a pleasure to organize your trip to Mexico and it is important for us to give you good services so you can enjoy the beauty of this amazing country. Once again, thank you for traveling with us and hope to welcome you again on another memorable trip.

Happy Travels
Jorge & Totonal Viajes Team

Family Christmas · Mexico - Dec 24 - Dec 31, 2018

Traveler: Zoe G. - Local specialist: Jorge Reyna

We have just returned from an amazing trip to Mexico that Jorge had planned for us. We were met at the Leon airport by a very friendly driver - Christian - and soon learned that every single person that the agency has assigned to us is just as nice. Our hotel in San Miguel was comfortable and centrally located and the tours that Maria gave us were informative and most enjoyable. We enjoyed visiting churches, monuments, and the Mercado without being pushed in any way. Being a great host, she... read more

We have just returned from an amazing trip to Mexico that Jorge had planned for us. We were met at the Leon airport by a very friendly driver - Christian - and soon learned that every single person that the agency has assigned to us is just as nice. Our hotel in San Miguel was comfortable and centrally located and the tours that Maria gave us were informative and most enjoyable. We enjoyed visiting churches, monuments, and the Mercado without being pushed in any way. Being a great host, she even treated us to local ice cream!) The hotel in Guanajuato was just as nice, if not better. Here we met a family of tour guides. First Susana took us around town and gave us a lovely description of the city and its magnificent history. The next day, her father Antonio drove us to the mines and the mummy museum and showed us spectacular views of the beautiful Guanajuato. Not only does everyone in this family know their history and city, but also the friendly approach of those we met made us feel as if we were among relatives.
I would highly recommend a similar journey to everyone. I still can't believe that these magical cities are only a couple of hours' flight away and am confident that our family will take more trips to these destinations. Thank you, KimKim, and a huge thank you to Jorge who did everything he could to meet our demands. I hope to someday have a chance to thank him in person!

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Jorge Reyna, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Zoe!!!

Your review is just amazing!!! Thank you so much for your kind words and to trust in Kimkim and Totonal for your trip. We are very very happy that you enjoyed the experience, Guanajuato and San Miguel Allende are lovely colonial cities with a lot of history, are authentic treasures of Mexico!!!
I will send all your comments to Christian, Maria, Susana, and Antonio who love what they do and is reflected in their service, We will be more than glad to help you arrange another... read more

Dear Zoe!!!

Your review is just amazing!!! Thank you so much for your kind words and to trust in Kimkim and Totonal for your trip. We are very very happy that you enjoyed the experience, Guanajuato and San Miguel Allende are lovely colonial cities with a lot of history, are authentic treasures of Mexico!!!
I will send all your comments to Christian, Maria, Susana, and Antonio who love what they do and is reflected in their service, We will be more than glad to help you arrange another trip experience for you and your family!

Wish you a very nice 2019 full of great experiences!

Happy travels,

Jorge and Totonal Viajes Team =)

Mexico december 2018 · Mexico - Dec 7 - Dec 15, 2018

Traveler: Simon L. - Local specialist: Jorge Reyna

Thank you Jorge for organising a wonderful trip over 3 cities in Mexico. Mexico City was vibrant and active. Puebla was more historic and the central area full of character, artists, pottery and candy! Great to wander around and enjoy. Similarly the days spent in Oaxaca further south were so enjoyable, wandering around the historic centre. Whilst the Sun and Moon temples at Teotihuacan were amazing, the pyramids at Monte Alban I think outshone them! The guides we had in each area were excellent - knowledgable, friendly and so helpful. We want to come back!

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Jorge Reyna, local specialist, responded to this review:

Thank you so much for your review! It makes us really happy to see that you had such a fantastic time in these wonderful cities that have so much to offer!!! It's really important to us to have happy travelers. That is why we work with excellent guides and always do our best for our clients to really enjoy their visit to Mexico. I hope you come back soon! We would be really happy to have you back.

Happy travels,

Jorge

Jonny

Mexico City · Mexico - Oct 26 - Oct 29, 2018

Traveler: Jonny P. - Local specialist: Jorge Reyna

Jorge turned around a complete tour with under 24hrs notice. The tours were informative with great guides and delivered exactly what we asked for. Thanks!

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Jorge Reyna, local specialist, responded to this review:

Thank you so much Jonny! It was a pleasure to help you with your trip to Mexico. I'm glad that you enjoyed your time in Mexico City. I look forward to hearing from you shortly! Happy Travels!!!