YUCATAN HISTORY SUN & FUN 10 Days

YUCATAN HISTORY SUN & FUN

CANCUN – ISLA MUJERES – CHICHEN ITZA – IK KIL – MERIDA – UXMAL – VALLADOLID – TULUM –

XCARET – PLAYA DEL CARMEN

10 DAYS

HIGHLIGHTS:  DARE TO LIVE A ONCE IN A LIFETIME EXPERIENCE IN THE YUCATAN PENINSULA, MEXICO. ENJOY THE 8TH MOST VISITED COUNTRY IN THE WORLD LAST YEAR, WITH MORE THAN 35 MILLION TOURISTS, IS THE RIGHT COUNTRY TO VISIT BECAUSE OF ITS VAST HISTORY, CULTURE, CLIMATE, RICH ARCHITECTURAL DEVELOPMENT, AMAZING COLONIAL AND MODERN CITIES, UNCOUNTABLE CHURCHES, BREATHTAKING SCENERIES, FAMOUS ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES, GREAT FOOD, MARIACHI MUSIC, UNIQUE TRADITIONS AND THE TEQUILA AND MEZCAL… IN ADDITION TO THE BEAUTIFUL TURQUOISE MEXICAN CARIBBEAN, ITS ENDLESS WHITE SANDY BEACHES, AND THE FRIENDLY MEXICAN PEOPLE…
WHAT ELSE CAN YOU ASK FOR…?
THE YUCATAN PENINSULA IS WAITING FOR YOU…!


DATE


PROGRAM

Day 1

EUROPE DEPARTURE – CANCUN
FLIGHT DEPARTURE FROM EUROPE WITH FINAL DESTINATION, CANCUN, MEXICO.
FLIGHT ARRIVAL TO CANCUN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
AFTER FINISHING WITH MEXICAN CUSTOMS FORMALITIES, MEET AND GREET WITH YOUR DRIVER AT THE MEETING POINT AT THE EXIT OF THE AIRPORT.; TRANSFER AND CHECK IN TO HOTEL IN CANCUN
OVERNIGHT AT CANCUN HOTEL.

Day 2

ISLA MUJERES TOUR
AFTER BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL, OUR LOCAL TOUR GUIDE WILL MEET YOU TO START WITH THE ISLA MUJERES DAY TOUR. YOU WILL BE AMAZED BY THE TURQUOISE TONES OF THE MEXICAN CARIBBEAN SEA ON THE FERRY TOWARDS ISLA MUJERES; AT ARRIVAL, 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 PREPARED WITH THE CATCH OF THE DAY (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 DOWNTOWN, 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.
WE WILL TAKE THE FERRY BACK TO PUERTO JUÁREZ AND BACK TO CANCUN HOTEL.
OVERNIGHT AT CANCUN HOTEL

Day 3

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 VISITING 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 METERS 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 VISIT IK KIL CENOTE WHERE YOU CAN “SPLASH” INTO ITS COOL WATER AND THEN ENJOY LUNCH AT A LOCAL HACIENDA TO CONTINUE WITH TRANSFER TO “LA BLANCA MERIDA” (THE WHITE MERIDA)
CHECK IN AND OVERNIGHT AT MERIDA HOTEL.

Day 4

UXMAL TOUR - VALLADOLID
AFTER BREAKFAST CHECK OUT FROM THE HOTEL AND TRANSFER TO MERIDA DOWNTOWN FOR THE HALF DAY CITY TOUR; WE WILL SEE THE RICH INFLUENCE OF SPANISH CULTURE AND MODERN LIFE IN “LA BLANCA MERIDA”. AMONG OTHERS. WITH OUT 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 LUNCH. 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 VALLADOLID, YUCATAN HOTEL.

Day 5

TULUM TOUR – PLAYA DEL CARMEN
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL, THEN WE WILL CHECK OUT 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 ITS MAIN BUILDING AND TOUR AROUND THE BASEMENTS AND FRESCOS WITH THE EXPLANATION OF OUR EXPERT LOCAL TOUR GUIDE. THEN WE WILL HAVE TIME TO SWIM AND ENJOY ITS WHITE SANDY BEACH; TIME TO HAVE LUNCH AT THE LOCAL RESTAURANTS AND FINALLY, TRANSFER TO PLAYA DEL CARMEN HOTEL.
CHECK IN AND OVERNIGHT AT THE HOTEL IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN.

Day 6

XCARET TOUR
AFTER BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL, GET READY FOR A DAY OF ADVENTURE, SNORKELING, RELAXATION AND GET TO KNOW MORE ABOUT MEXICAN CULTURE, HISTORY AND TRADITIONS. WE WILL VISIT THE WORLDWIDE FAMOUS XCARET ECO-PARK. OUR DRIVER WILL TAKE US THERE; WE WILL HAVE ACCESS TO ENJOY THE DAILY ACTIVITIES PROGRAM AND DAILY SHOWS LIKE “VOLADORES DE PAPANTLA” PAPANTALA 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 FAMILY 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. TO FINISH A GREAT DAY, WE WILL ATTEND “XCARET MEXICO ESPECTACULAR” SHOW, A MUSICAL JOURNEY THROUGH THE MEXICAN HISTORY WITH MORE THAN 300 ARTISTS ON SECENE.
TRANSFER BACK TO THE HOTEL.
OVERNIGHT IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN

Day 7 & 8






OPTIONAL
TOURS:

PLAYA DEL CARMEN
FREE DAYS AT LEISURE TO CONTINUE EXPLORING THE YUCATAN PENINSULA AT YOUR OWN PACE AND TO ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL MEXICAN CARIBBEAN.


COZUMEL ISLAND TOUR
COBA ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE TOUR
SIAN KA’AN BIOSPHERE RESERVE TOUR
XEL-HA ECOLOGICAL PARK
RIO SECRETO
EXPLORE TOUR…
and so many others! Ask your YOUCATAN TRAVELS rep.

Day 9

PLAYA DEL CARMEN – CANCUN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL
TRANSFER TO CANCUN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
CANCUN DEPARTURE

Day 10

EUROPE ARRIVAL
ARRIVAL TO YOUR HOME COUNTRY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

*We are 100% flexible to your inquires. 

We are able to make any modification you request to this program. 

If you desire additional Activities or Tours, ask us; we are the local Experts.

YUCATAN HISTORY SUN & FUN

10 DAYS

 

 

 TOUR ROUTE
Day 1Europe – Cancun
Day 2Isla Mujeres
Day 3Chichen Itza – Cenote Ik Kil - Merida
Day 4Uxmal - Valladolid
Day 5Tulum – Playa del Carmen
Day 6Xcaret
Day 7 & 8Playa del Carmen
Day 9Playa del Carmen – Cancun Intl. Airport – Departure
Day 10Home arrival

General Offer

From *976 € Per Person + Airfare

*Minimum 4 persons Group

Tour Includes:

    • 2 nights in 3* PLUS hotel in Cancun. Bed & Breakfast. Beach Hotel
    • 1 night in 4* hotel in Merida, Yucatan. Bed & breakfast
    • 1 night in 4* hotel in Valladolid, Yucatan, Bed & breakfast
    • 4 nights in 3* hotel in Playa del Carmen. Bed & breakfast. Beach Hotel
    • Private Transfers according itinerary from Cancun International Airport on day 1 to Cancun International Airport on day 9
    • Private Tours with English / Spanish speaking Certified local Guide for Isla Mujeres, Chichen Itza (Buffet lunch included; drinks not included), Merida, Uxmal & Tulum Tours.
    • Access to Archaeological sites in all Tours
    • Xcaret Tour Plus (Lunch included)
    • Hotel (IVA), City (ISH) & environment taxes included

NOT INCLUDED:

        • Lunches (day 4, 5, 7 & 8) & dinners
        • Tips to waiters
        • Any porterage, mini bar, telephone charges and                             calls, laundry, etc. in all Authorized houses
        • Any porterage at the airports
        • Plane tickets
        • Any other services which are not mentioned in                                above offer

DEPARTURES FROM YOUR HOME COUNTRY

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