YUCATAN PENINSULA & RIVIERA MAYA 14 Days

YUCATAN PENINSULA & RIVIERA MAYA

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

14 DAYS

HIGHLIGHTS:

MEXICO, THE 8TH MOST VISITED COUNTRY IN THE WORLD LAST YEAR, WITH MORE THAN 35 MILLOIN TOURISTS, IS THE RIGHT COUNTRY TO VISIT BECAUSE OF ITS VAST HISTORY, CULTURE & FRIENDLY PEOPLE; RICH ARCHITECTURAL DEVELOPMENT, AMAZING COLONIAL AND MODERN CITIES; UNCOUNTABLE CHURCHES; BREATHTAKING SCENERIES & FAMOUS ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES; GREAT FOOD, MUSIC & TRADITIONS; UNIQUE LIQUORS & DRINKS… IN ADDITION TO THE BEAUTIFUL TURQUOISE MEXICAN CARIBBEAN, ITS ENDLESS SUMMER WEATHER, SUN, PARTY & FUN ALL YEAR LONG….

COME WITH US TO THE YUCATAN PENINSULA & THE RIVIERA MAYA. YOU CANNOT MISS IT…!

DATE

ITINERARY

OVERNIGHT

Day 1

EUROPE DEPARTURE - CANCUN ARRIVAL
ARRIVAL TO CANCUN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
AFTER FORMALITIES WITH MEXICAN CUSTOMS MEET AND GREET WITH YOUR DRIVER, TRANSFER AND CHECK IN TO THE HOTEL
CANCUN
Day 2

CANCUN
AFTER BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL, YOU WILL HAVE THE DAY FREE AT LEISURE TO REST FROM THE TRIP, FEEL COMFORTABLE WITH THE DIFFERENCE OF TIME FROM HOME AND ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL WITH SANDY BEACH AND THE SUN IN THE BEAUTIFUL CANCUN.
CANCUN
Day 3

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 BOAT RIDE 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 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.
THEN, WE WILL TAKE THE BOAT BACK TO PUERTO JUÁREZ AND BACK TO CANCUN HOTEL.
CANCUN
Day 4

RIO LAGARTOS FLAMINGO & CROCODILE TOUR
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.
WE WILL RETURN TO RIO LAGARTOS WHERE WE WILL SPEND THE AFTERNOON FREE AT LEISURE TO ENJOY OF THE TRANQUILITY OF THE PLACE AND CONTINUE EXPLORING RIO LAGARTOS AT YOUR OWN PACE.
RIO LAGARTOS
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 TAAKE 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

TULUM TOUR
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 TULUM HOTEL. CHECK IN AT THE HOTEL AND OVERNIGHT.
TULUM
Day 8

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 9

TULUM – PLAYA DEL CARMEN
BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL AN AT NOON CHECK OUT FROM THE HOTEL AND TRANSFER TO PLAYA DEL CARMEN WHERE AT ARRIVAL WE WILL CHECK IN AT THE HOTEL AND THEN, THE REST OF THE DAY FREE AT LEISURE TO GET FAMILIAR WITH THE AREA BESIDES ENJOYING THE BEACH, THE SUN AND THE MEXICAN LAY-BACK ENVIROMENT OF “PLAYA” LIIKE THE LOCALS CALL IT.
PLAYA DEL CARMEN
Day 10, 11 & 12 PLAYA DEL CARMEN
FREE DAYS AT LEISURE TO CONTINUE EXPLORING THE YUCATAN PENINSULA AT YOUR OWN PACE AND ENJOYING THE BEAUTIFUL MEXICAN CARIBBEAN.

OPTIONAL TOUR (+$):
**XCARET

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” 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 ACTIVITES 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; THE CHOICES ARE MEXICAN FOOD, INTERNATIONAL FOOD OR SEAFOOD SPECIALITIES RESTAURANT. AND TO FINISH A GREAT DAY, WE WILL ATTEND “XCARET MEXICO ESPECTACULAR” SHOW, A MUSICAL JOURNEY THROUGH THE MEXICAN HISTORY.
TRANSFER BACK TO THE HOTEL

PLAYA DEL CARMEN
Day 13

PLAYA DEL CARMEN – CANUN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (55 KM)
BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL
TRANSFER TO CANCUN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
CANCUN DEPARTURE WITH EUROPE AS FINAL DESTINATION
ON THE PLANE
Day 14

EUROPE ARRIVAL
ARRIVAL TO EUROPE.

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

to this program.

YUCATAN PENINSULA & RIVIERA MAYA

14 DAYS

 

  ROUTE
Day 1 Europe – Cancun
Day 2 Cancun
Day 3 Isla Mujeres
Day 4 Rio Lagartos
Day 5 Chichen Itza – Ik kil - Merida
Day 6 Uxmal - Valladolid
Day 7 Tulum
Day 8 Sian Ka´an Biosphere Reserve
Day 9 Tulum – Playa del carmen
Day 10, 11 & 12 Playa del Carmen
Day 13 Cancun Intl. Airport
Day 14 Europe arrival

 *From 1089 € Per Person

+ airfare

*Minimum 6 pax Group

INCLUSIONS:

* 4 & 3* HOTELS.

* CANCUN AND PLAYA DEL CARMEN BEACH
HOTELS

* BREAKFASTS

* LUNCH AS MENTIONED IN THE PROGRAM IN
ISLA MUJERES & SIAN KA´AN 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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