Mayan Wonders in Yucatán
Yucatan has some of the most important Mayan archaeological sites, such as Chichén Itzá, the most known Mayan site in the world and the Puuc region.
- Transport in vehicles with air conditioning
- Driver – Certified Bilingual Guide
- All entrances to Parks and Monuments described in the itinerary
- Meal included in the itinerary (3 breakfasts and 2 meals)
- 4 nights accommodation in Mérida
- 4 star hotels
- Food and services not described in the itinerary
- Breakfast for minors
- Expenses of a personal nature
- Hotel accommodation in Cancun
Day 1: Arrival to Merida
Transfer from the airport to the hotel.
Day 2: Celestun Nature Reserve
After breakfast, departure to Celestun area declared a Wildlife Refuge, the Celestun Nature Reserve. When I finish. Return to Merida. Overnight
Day 3: Mayan Archeological Zones – Uxmal – Kabah
After breakfast, we will depart to the impressive archaeological zone of Uxmal, continue to the archaeological site of Kabah, return to Merida, enjoy lunch and rest.
Day 4: Hacienda Sotuta de Peón
After breakfast, we will leave the hotel to Hacienda Sotuta de Peón, where we will travel to the past to see a Living Treasury, lunch and then return to Mérida.
Day 5: Mayan Archeological Zone – Chichén Itzá – Departure
At the end of breakfast, scheduled departure to one of the main archaeological sites of the Yucatan Peninsula: Chichen Itza, lunch and transfer to the hotel of your choice in Cancun.
Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
We recommend you bring a towel, sandals, swimsuit, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, personal toiletry, cap or hat, raincoat or umbrella, lightweight pants, comfortable shoes for walking both in the archaeological zones and by the haciendas and fresh clothes for the hottest climates.
Celestun Nature Reserve: The Celestun Nature Reserve covers a wide variety of wetlands, being one of the largest mangrove areas in good condition of the Gulf of Mexico. It is the ideal place to enjoy and interact with nature, and that along with its 21 Kms., Long and shallow, are the perfect habitat for many species of birds; like the spectacular pink flamingo, which makes this place one of the nesting and breeding places of this species.
Mayan Archeological Zones: Uxmal and Kabah: Uxmal, a place considered Cultural Heritage of Humanity, located in the area of Puuc, being the most representative of this architectural style. We will continue to the archaeological site of Kabah, where, among other attractions, visit the Temple of the Masks, so called because in the west facade there are Chaac masks and below them, there is a fretwork of intertwined snakes and in the masks there is a geometric decoration based on triangles.
Hacienda “Sotuta de Peón”. We will travel this hacienda on platforms pulled by mules that travel on rails, from where, we can visit a typical Mayan house. We can witness every step of the transformation process of Henequen (also called Green Gold in this region), from the plant to the fiber, and from the fiber to the finished product. We will also have the opportunity to see the old machinery that has been rescued from the ravages of time and rebuilt to its precise operational capacity. We will also explore the unique geological formations: the Cenotes, where we will have a few moments to take a refreshing dip at the end of the trip in the cold waters of the Cenote.