Enjoy a fantastic trip through the Pre-Hispanic Mayan Sites of the Yucatan Peninsula.
This tour is for everyone who wants to enter the ancient Mayan world. Get a true understanding of the history of the Mayans by visiting impressive archaeological sites such as Calakmul and Chichen Itza. Not only that but we will also visit some of the least popular sights, which are as impressive as the others! Our guides are fully knowledgeable, giving you the opportunity to not only learn about the architecture, but also help you understand about the beliefs of the Mayans and their life. Visitations to the colonial cities of Campeche won’t be missed, to give you a change of scenery to more urban places that are famous for the baroque style that the cities have adapted.
- Category: Culture
- Region: Quintana Roo
- Duration: 10 days
- Language: English & Spanish
Arrival at Cancun airport. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cancun.
After breakfast early access to Tulum archeological site. Then we continue to Muyil – one of the earliest and longest inhabited ancient Maya sites on the eastern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula.
Lunch in Faisan & Venado Carrillo Puerto, followed by a visit to the church of Balam Na (Cast War). Overnight in Bacalar – Hotel Laguna Bacalar or similar.
After breakfast early access to Dzibanche – the early capital of the Kan dynasty. Later you will have a guided tour in Kinichna & Kohunlich. Overnight in Chicanna Ecovillage.
After breakfast early access to the site of Chicanna – Mayan town build during the Classic period. Then we continue to Becan and finish the guided tour in Xpujil. Overnight in Chicanna Ecovillage.
After breakfast early access to Calakmul – one of the largest and most powerful ancient cities ever uncovered in the Maya lowlands. Later we continue to El Hormiguero another impressive site for a guided tour. Overnight in Chicanna Ecovillage.
Early access to Balam Kú and continue to Campeche for lunch. In Campeche we will visit the Museo Baluarte Campeche. In the late afternoon there will be a city tour. Overnight in Campeche – Hotel Best western Hotel De Mar or similar.
After breakfast early access to Edzna so we can continue to Santa Rosa Xtampak – the historical capital of the Chene Maya people. After that we continue to Uxmal. Possibility for a Light and Sound Uxmal by night tour. Overnight in Uxmal – Resort Maya or similar.
After breakfast early access to Uxmal – considered considered one of the most important archaeological sites of the Maya culture. Lunch at Hacienda Uxmal. After lunch we depart to Chichen Itza. Optional night show Kukulcan by night. Overnight in Chichen Itza – Hotel Villas Arqueologicas Chichen Itza or similar.
After breakfast early access to Chichen Itza, followed by a lunch in Mayaland Restaurant. Optional swim in a cenote Dzitnup natural. Overnight in Valladolid—Hotel Meson del Marques or similar. Evening tour in Valladolid.
After breakfast early visit to Casa de los venados (Museum of Mexican folk and art) at 9:00AM (keep in mind time difference—10:00AM in Cancun). Duration of the tour approximately 1:30h. Transfer to the airport in Cancun.
- Entrance fees
- Bilingual Guide
- Lunch & dinner
- Personal expenses
We recommend to bring
- Comfortable clothes and shoes
- Biodegradable insect repellent and sunblock
- Hygienic personal stuff