The essentials of Yucatan

CANCUN / TULUM / CHICHEN / MERIDA / CANCUN

7 days

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6 nights
Classic Programs
Mexico
7

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6
Classic Programs
Mexico
  • Day 1 Arrival in Cancun / Tulum
  • Day 2 Tulum / Muyil
  • Day 3 Tulum / Valladolid
  • Day 4 Merida / Izamal / Ekbalam / Cancun
  • Day 5 Cancun
  • Day 6 Cancun
  • Day 7 Cancun – OUT

Useful Information

Day 1 : Arrival in Cancun / Tulum

Day 2 : Tulum / Muyil

Day 3 : Tulum / Valladolid

Day 4 : Merida / Izamal / Ekbalam / Cancun

Day 5 : Cancun

Day 6 : Cancun

Day 7 : Cancun OUT

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Cancun / Tulum

Arrival at the Cancun International Airport.

Welcome by our English speaking guide and transfer to Tulum.

Arrival and Check In at the hotel FAIRFIELD CANCUN *** or similar 

Welcome cocktail during the check in.

Dinner not included and overnight at the hotel.

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Day 2 Tulum / Muyil

American breakfast at the hotel.

Departure to Muyil, located at 20 minutes from Tulúm, where you start with a one-hour guided tour by our trilingual Maya guide and surrounded by nature. In this unique and mysterious place with colorful birds impress visitors you will learn the virtues of medicinal, poisonous and hallucinogenic plants. The guide will tell stories and legends of their ancestors and the events of his personal experience of living in the region. After visiting the archaeological site, you will take the SAC-BEH (Mayan word that meaning terrace white road), that is the path through the jungle to go to Canan-Ha Lagoon to Muyil, a turquoise lagoon of fresh water.. Departure in a boat over the blue crystal clear waters of the laguna Chunyaxche who has an artificial channel. Ancient Maya dug this channel 1000 years ago to become a part of the trade route that connected with the nearby lake called “Laguna” After visit the archaeological site and lagoons, you will have the opportunity to swim in the clear waters of the canal, along the river. . 

Lunch not Included

Back to Tulum. Arrival and visit the archeological site of Tulum

Tulum (Tulu’um in Modern Maya) ; in Spanish orthography, Tulum) is the site of a Pre-Columbian Maya walled city serving as a major port for Coba- The ruins are located on 12-meter (39 ft) cliffs, along the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula on the Caribbean Sea in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. One of the best-preserved coastal Maya sites, Tulum is today a popular site for toursist.

Back to the Hotel. Afternoon at leisure. At evening departure to Dos Palmas.

Dos Palmas offers a magical night in the heart of the jungle of the state of Quintana Roo. You will find yourselves being part of ancient Mayan rituals. A Shaman (Mayan priest) will explain the importance of living in harmony with nature. You will get prepared in soul and mind to enter the Temazcal, (ancient Mayan sauna bath) Relax and enjoy a natural infusion of herbs (tea). After the temazcal and this ancient Mayan traditions, walk through a beautiful night in the jungle heading for a refreshing swim in a Cenote (natural fresh water sink holes)

Traditional Dinner included at Dos Palmas served by the women of the community. They prepare Mayan style chicken, which is cooked with achiote (local BBQ like flavored seed), beans, rice and tortillas hand made

Because this activity in only available, Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Dos Palmas demand a minimum of 10 participants for give this service another day different to those mentioned

Overnight at the hotel.

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Day 3 Tulum / Valladolid

Departure to Yucatan.

1st stop in Valladolid, a colonial town founded in 1543 on the ex-Mayan site of Zaci.

Lunch not included.

Towards to Chichen Itza

Visit of the archaeological site of Chichen Itza. Chichén Itzá was probably the main religious center of the Yucatán and remains today one of the most important archaeological sites and the most visited in the region.

Towards to Merida

Visit the capital of the state of Yucatan, prosperous, charming city of narrow streets, colonial buildings and shady parks.

Known as the “White City” because of the preponderance of quarried limestone and white paint, Merida has been a center of Mayan culture in Yucatan since before the conquistadors arrived

Check In at the hotel.

Dinner not included.

Overnight at the hotel.

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Day 4 Merida / Izamal / Ekbalam / Cancun

American breakfast at the hotel.

Road to Izamal and discovery of a colorful Mayan cemetery.

Stop at Izamal known in the Yucatan as “yellow city” because most of this colonial town houses are covered with ocher paint. It is also called “the city of hills”, probably referring to the likely ruins of pyramids.

Towards to Ekbalam

Arrival and visit the site

Ek Balam is truly one of the gems of the ancient Maya Civilization. For years the archaeologists dated the site from around 600 A.D. to 1000 A.D. but, recent evidence shows that Ek Balam was inhabited as early as 400 B.C. and up to Colonial times 

Lunch not included

Towards to Cancun

Arrival and Check in at the hotel.

Welcome cocktail during the check in.

Dinner included Overnight at the hotel

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Day 5 Cancun

Buffet breakfast included at the hotel.

Days at leisure in all inclusive plan

Lunch, Dinner and Overnight at the hotel

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Day 6 Cancun

American Breakfast at the hotel

Full day dedicated to the visit of the city

Visit of the city of San Cristobal de las Casas, named in honor of Dominican priest Bartolomé de las Casas, who defended the Indians against the colonizers excesses. The city is studded with churches.

Lunch not included

Discovery of San Cristobal’s market discovery, The Zocalo, The cathedral (XVI century) with a facade that reminds the Tuscan architecture. It has an impressive pulpit and baroque altars, The Santo Domingo Temple was edified from 1547 to 1560, The Municipal Palace, -The church of St. Nicolas

Return to San Cristobal

Dinner included and Overnight at the hotel

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Day 7 Cancun – OUT

Buffet breakfast at the hotel.

Free morning and at 12h00 Release of rooms.

Lunch not included.

Transfer to the Cancun International Airport.

 

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