MAYAN JEWELS MEXICO 12 Days

MAYAN JEWELS MEXICO

PLAYA DEL CARMEN – XCARET OR RIO SECRETO – TULUM – SIAN KA´AN BIOSPHERE RESERVE – CHICHEN ITZA – IK KIL CENOTE – UXMAL – MERIDA – RIO LAGARTOS – VALLADOLID – ISLA MUJERES

12 DAYS

HIGHLIGHTS: MEXICO, THE 8TH MOST VISITED COUNTRY IN THE WORLD LAST YEAR, WITH MORE THAN 35 MILLOIN TOURISTS, IS THE RIGHT BEAUTIFUL SUNNY COUNTRY TO VISIT. WITH THE MAYAN JEWELS MEXICO, YOU WILL EXPERIENCE THE RICH MAYAN HISTORY AND TRUE HIDDEN MAYAN NATURE JEWELS WHERE YOU AND YOUR LOVE ONES WILL ENJOY INTERACTION WITH NATURE AND RECHARGE YOURSELF FOR DAILY MODERN LIFE. AT THE END, WHAT REALLY MATTERS IS THE WAY YOU WILL FEEL WHEN VISITING ALL THESE AMAZING MAYAN SITES…!
COME WITH US TO DISCOVER THESE MAYAN JEWELS….YOU CANNOT MISS IT !

TULUM

DATE

ITINERARY

OVERNIGHT

Day 1

EUROPE DEPARTURE - CANCUN ARRIVAL – PLAYA DEL CARMEN
ARRIVAL TO CANCUN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
AFTER FORMALITIES WITH MEXICAN CUSTOMS AND PICKING UP THE LUGGAGE, MEET AND GREET WITH YOUR DRIVER AT THE MAIN EXIT OF THE CANCUN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND TRANSFER TO PLAYA DEL CARMEN.
CHECK IN AND OVER NIGHT AT THE HOTEL
PLAYA DEL CARMEN
Day 2

XCARET OR RIO SECRETO TOUR
XCARET ECO-PARK. WE WILL MEET AGAIN OUR DRIVER IN THE LOBBY OF THE HOTEL TO HEAD TOWARDS XCARET. WE WILL HAVE ACCESS TO ENJOY THE DAILY ACTIVITIES PROGRAM AND DAILY SHOWS LIKE “VOLADORES DE PAPANTLA” PAPANTLA FLYERS, THE HORSE SHOWS AMONG OTHERS; WE WILL HAVE ACCESS TO SNORKEL IN THE UNDERGROUND RIVER AND IN ITS CALETA, WHERE YOU WILL SEE A GREAT VARIETY OF SIZE AND MULTI-COLOR FISH; AND EVEN RAYS IF YOU ARE LUCKY; HERE YOU WILL HAVE THE CHOICE TO DO THE ACTIVITIES YOU AND YOUR LOVE ONES ENJOY; YOU CAN VISIT THE AQUARIUM; THE TURTLES FARM; THE BIRDS FARM AND SO MUCH MORE; WE WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THE BUFFET LUNCH IN ONE OF THE RESTAURANT ON SITE; THE CHOICES ARE MEXICAN FOOD, INTERNATIONAL FOOD OR SEAFOOD SPECIALITIES RESTAURANT. TO FINISH A GREAT DAY, WE WILL ATTEND “XCARET MEXICO ESPECTACULAR” SHOW, A MUSICAL JOURNEY THROUGH THE MEXICAN HISTORY
OR RIO SECRETO. EXPERIENCE THE NATURE RESERVE NEAR PLAYA DEL CARMEN WHERE WE WILL OBSERVE THE HISTORY OF THE EVOLUTION OF THE WORLD DURING MILLIONS OF YEARS WHEN HIKING AND SWIMMING THROUGH THEIR CAVERNS; WE WILL SEE THE MOST AMAZING STALACTITES AND STALAGMITES FORMATIONS DURING THE TOUR; AND THEN, EXPERIENCE THE COMPLETE SILENCE INSIDE THE UNDERGROUND CAVE. ENJOY THE “FLOATING “TOUR IN ITS CRYSTAL CLEAR FRESH WATERS AND THEN VISIT THE NATURAL “ROOM OF PEACE” WHERE A SPECTACULAR LIGHT AND SOUND SHOW IS PROJECTED ON THE NATURAL FORMATIONS. THIS EXPERIENCE IS UNIQUE. THEN ENJOY A DELICIOUS REGIONAL BUFFET LUNCH WITH NON-ALCOHOLIC DRINKS INCLUDED AND HEAD BACK TO PLAYA DEL CARMEN.
PLAYA DEL CARMEN
Day 3

TULUM TOUR
AFTER BREAKFAST, WE WILL CHECK OUT FROM THE HOTEL AND HEAD TOWARDS THE BEAUTIFUL WALLED CITY OF TULUM. WHEN TOURING THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE, YOU WILL “REALIZE” WHY THE MAYANS CHOSE THIS AREA TO SETTLE DOWN. ITS BREATHTAKING SCENARIES WILL MAKE YOU FEEL RELAXED AND VERY HAPPY OF COMING TO VISIT THE MEXICAN CARIBBEAN AND ITS SURROUNDING AREAS. WE WILL VISIT “THE CASTLE” WHICH IS THE MAIN BUILDING ON SITE AND TOUR AROUND THE BASEMENTS AND FRESCOS WITH THE EXPLANATION OF OUR EXPERT LOCAL TOUR GUIDE. WE WILL HAVE TIME TO SWIM AND ENJOY ITS WHITE SANDY BEACH; THEN, TIME FOR LUNCH AT THE LOCAL RESTAURANTS AND FINALLY, TRANSFER TO TULUM HOTEL.
CHECK IN AND OVERNIGHT AT THE HOTEL.
TULUM
Day 4

SIAN KA´AN BIOSPHERE RESERVE TOUR (SHARED TOUR)
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL AND THEN THE TOUR GUIDE WILL MEET YOU AT THE LOBBY OF THE HOTEL FOR THE SIAN KA’AN BIOSPHERE RESERVE TOUR. ENJOY WITH THE LOCAL GUIDE THE MYSTERIES OF MUYIL ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE; WALK THROUGH THE JUNGLE IN THE INTEPRETIVE TRAIL, VISIT CHUNYAXCHE LAGOON WITH ITS TURQUOISE WATERS; “JUMP” INTO ONE OF THE CANALS OF SWEET WATER AND LET THE CURRENT TAKE YOU IN A “FLOATING TOUR” WHILE ENJOYING THE LOCAL FLORA AND FAUNA. THEN VISIT THE CENOTE AND AT THE END ENJOY A TRADITIONAL LUNCH PREPARED WITH LOCAL FOOD FROM THE AREA. TRANSFER BACK TO THE HOTEL.
TULUM
Day 5

CHICHEN ITZA / CENOTE IK KIL TOUR – MERIDA
AFTER BREAKFAST, WE WILL CHECK OUT FROM THE HOTEL AND MEET AGAIN THE DRIVER TO HEAD TO VISIT ONE OF THE 7 WONDERS OF THE MODERN WORLD, CHICHEN ITZA. CONSIDER THE MOST IMPORTANT MAYAN SITE, WE WILL TOUR AROUND VISITNG THE DOMINATING TEMPLE OF KUKULKAN (A MAYAN FEATHERED SERPENT DEITY SIMILAR TO THE AZTEC QUETZALCOATL) EL CASTILLO ("THE CASTLE"). THE MAIN BALLCOURT; ARCHAEOLOGISTS HAVE IDENTIFIED THIRTEEN BALLCOURTS IN CHICHEN ITZA BUT THE GREAT BALL COURT ABOUT 150 METRES TO THE NORTH-WEST OF THE CASTILLO IS BY FAR THE MOST IMPRESSIVE, THE LARGEST AND BEST PRESERVED BALL COURT IN ANCIENT MESOAMERICA. AT ONE END OF THE GREAT BALL COURT, WE WILL VISIT THE TEMPLE OF THE BEARDED MAN (TEMPLO DEL HOMBRE BARBADO) THEN THE TZOMPANTLI, OR SKULL PLATFORM AND THE CHICHEN ITZA MAIN CENOTE AMONG OTHERS; OUR EXPERIENCED LICENCED LOCAL TOUR GUIDE WILL SHARE WITH US HIS KNOWLEDGE TAKING US BACK IN TIME TO THE EXPLENDOR OF THIS AMAZING MAYAN CITY.
WE WILL HAVE LUNCH AT THE LOCAL RESTAURANT, THEN WE WILL VISIT IK KIL CENOTE WHERE YOU CAN “SPLASH” INTO ITS COOL WATER AND THEN TRANSFER TO “LA BLANCA MERIDA” (THE WHITE MERIDA)
CHECK IN AND OVERNIGHT AT THE HOTEL.
MERIDA
Day 6

MERIDA CITY TOUR - UXMAL TOUR - VALLADOLID
AFTER BREAKFAST CHECK OUT FROM THE HOTEL AND TRANSFER TO MERIDA DOWNTOWN FOR THE CITY TOUR; WE WILL SEE THE RICH INFLUENCE OF SPANISH CULTURE AND MODERN LIFE IN “LA BLANCA MERIDA”. AMONG OTHERS. WITH OUR TOUR GUIDE, WE WILL VISIT PLAZA DE LA INDEPENDENCIA (INDEPENDENCE PLAZA), THE MERIDA CATHEDRAL AND PASEO MONTEJO WHERE WE WILL SEE LA CASA DE MONTEJO, A 16TH-CENTURY MANSION, A LANDMARK OF COLONIAL PLATERESQUE ARCHITECTURE. THEN WE WILL VISIT THE LOCAL MARKET TO ENJOY SHOPPING AND WE WILL HAVE TIME FOR LUNCH AT THE LOCAL RESTAURANTS. AFTER LUNCH, WE WILL HEAD TO EXPLORE ONE OF THE GREATEST MAYAN CEREMONIAL CENTERS IN THE YUCATAN PENINSULA; THE MAGIC ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE OF UXMAL; WE WILL TOUR AND GET TO KNOW ABOUT THE FAMOUS PYRAMID OF THE MAGICIAN (EL ADIVINO), THE GOVERNOR'S PALACE, THE NUNNERY QUADRANGLE, THE BALLCOURT AND MORE.
AT THE END OF THE TOUR, OUR DRIVER WILL TAKE US TO VALLADOLID, YUCATAN; CONSIDER “PUEBLO MAGICO” (MAGIC TOWN) BASED ON ITS NATURAL BEAUTY, CULTURAL RICHES, AND HISTORICAL RELEVANCE TO THE COUNTRY.
CHECK IN AND OVERNIGHT AT THE HOTEL.
VALLADOLID
Day 7

RIO LAGARTOS FLAMINGO & CROCODILE TOUR – ISLA MUJERES
AFTER BREAKFAST, WE WILL CHECK OUT OF THE HOTEL. THE DRIVER WILL MEET YOU IN THE LOBBY OF THE HOTEL TO TRANSFER TO RIO LAGARTOS, LOCATED NORTH OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA. AT ARRIVAL, WE WILL HAVE TIME FOR LUNCH IN THE TYPICAL RESTAURANTS OF THE AREA AND THEN THE "LAGARTOS DELUXE FLAMINGO TOUR", A BOAT TOUR OF APPROXIMATELY 3 HOURS WHERE WE WILL OBSERVE THE FLAMINGOS IN ITS NATURAL HABITAT IN ADDITION TO VARIOUS SPECIES OF BIRDS AND CROCODILES; YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO BATH IN MUD; THIS “UNIQUE” BATH IS LIKE GOING TO THE SPA BECAUSE OF BY ALL THE MINERALS THE MUD OF THIS AREA HAS; IN ADDITION, YOUR SKIN WILL BE EXFOLIATED. AT THE END, WE WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO SWIM IN THE NEARBY BEACH. DURING THE TOUR, THE BINOCULARS, LIFE VEST AND BOTTLED WATER WILL BE INCLUDED.
WFTER THE TOUR WE WILL HEAD TOWARS PUERTO JUAREZ, NEXT TO CANCUN TO TAKE THE FERRY TO GO TO THE PEACEFUL AND BEAUTIFUL ISLA MUJERES WHERE AT ARRIVAL WE WILL CHECK IN AT THE HOTEL AND OVERNIGHT.
ISLA MUJERES
Day 8

ISLA MUJERES TOUR
AFTER BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL, WE WILL MEET OUR LOCAL TOUR GUIDE TO START WITH THE ISLA MUJERES DAY TOUR. YOU WILL BE AMAZED BY THE TURQUOISE TONES OF THE MEXICAN CARIBBEAN SEA ON THE BOAT RIDE.WE WILL HAVE A 4 HOURS BOAT RIDE WITH SNORKELING WITH AN EXPERIENCED LOCAL GUIDE AT THE LIGHT HOUSE REEF (EL FARITO) 6 FT. DEEP, WHERE YOU WILL SEE A GREAT VARIETY OF COLORFUL FISH AND DIFFERENT KINDS OF CORAL; THEN WE WILL SAIL TO SAC BAJO REEF AND MUSA (UNDERWATER SCULPTURE MUSEUM); THE SNORKELING GEAR AND LIFE VESTS ARE INCLUDED AS WELL AS WATER AND SODA DURING THE TOUR: AT LUNCH TIME, WE WILL STOP AT PLAYA TIBURON TO ENJOY THE TIKIN XIK GRILLED FISH LUNCH; KIND OF MEXICAN BARBECUE MADE OUT OF FISH (DRINKS NOT INCLUDED AT LUNCH); AFTER LUNCH, WE WILL HAVE ACCESS TO SWIM WITH NURSE SHARK AND TAKE YOUR OWN PHOTO “HOLDING IT”, YOUR FRIENDS WILL BE SURPRISED WHEN WATCHING YOUR PHOTOS HOLDING THE SHARKS. WE WILL SAIL AGAIN TOWARDS ISLA MUJERES DOWNTOW, WHERE YOU WILL HAVE TIME TO ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL PEACEFUL WORLDWIDE FAMOUS PLAYA NORTE OR SPEND TIME AT THE LOCAL FLEA MARKET WHERE YOU CAN “BARGAIN” FOR MEXICAN SOUVENIRS. AS THE HOTEL IS NOT MORE THAN 10 MINUTES WALKING, HERE IS WHERE THE DAY TOUR FINISHES.
ISLA MUJERES
Day 9 & 10

ISLA MUJERES
FREE DAYS AT LEISURE TO CONTINUE EXPLORING THE ISLAND AT YOUR OWN PACE AND TO EJOY THE BEAUTIFUL MEXICAN CARIBBEAN.
ISLA MUJERES
Day 11 ISLA MUJERES – CANCUN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL
TRANSFER TO CANCUN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
CANCUN DEPARTURE WITH EUROPE AS FINAL DESTINATION
ON THE PLANE
Day 12

EUROPE ARRIVAL
ARRIVAL TO EUROPE.

*We are 100% flexible to your inquires. We are able to make any modification you request

to this program.

MAYAN JEWELS MEXICO

12 DAYS

 

  ROUTE
Day 1 Europe - Cancun - Playa del Carmen
Day 2 Xcaret or Rio Secreto
Day 3 Tulum
Day 4 Sian Ka´an Biosphere Reserve
Day 5 Chichen Itza - Ik Kil - Merida
Day 6 Uxmal - Valladolid
Day 7 Rio Lagartos - Isla Mujeres
Day 8,
9 & 10
Isla Mujeres
Day 11 Cancun Intl. Airport
Day 12 Europe arrival

 *From 1089 € Per Person

+ airfare

*Minimum 6 pax Group

INCLUSIONS:

* 4 & 3* HOTELS.

* PLAYA DEL CARMEN & ISLA MUJERES BEACH
HOTEL

* BREAKFASTS

* LUNCH AS MENTIONED IN THE PROGRAM IN
XCARET OR RIO SECRETO, SIAN KA´AN &
ISLA MUJERES TOUR

* PRIVATE TRANSFERS ACCORDING ITINERARY

* ENTRANCES TO ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES, PARKS,
MUSEUMS & ACTIVITIES ACCORDING ITINERARY

* ENGLISH / SPANISH CERTIFIED LOCAL GUIDES

* HOTEL (IVA), CITY (ISH) & ENVIRONMENT TAXES
INCLUDED

NOT INCLUDED:

* LUNCH, DINNERS & DRINKS NOT MENTIONED
IN THE PROGRAM
* TIPS TO GUIDES, DRIVER AND WAITERS

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