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Discover Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula at your own pace. Explore ancient Mayan sites, spend a few days in vibrant Mérida and visit the Celestún Biosphere wetland reserve.
- Style: Private Tour (Private Tour)
- Duration: 5 days/4 nights
- Starts in: Cancun
Guide Price £1375
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Chichén Itzá
- Uxmal & Kabah
- Celestún Biosphere
Day 1 Riviera Maya to Chichén Itzá
Leave the Riviera Maya and head inland to Chichén Itzá. This impressive UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of Mexico’s best restored Mayan archaeological sites.
Day 2 Chichén Itzá to Mérida
Wake up early and beat the crowds with a morning tour of this famous site. Admire the impressive Observatory and imposing Pyramid of Kukulkan as your guide explains some of the mysteries of Mayan culture and their fascinating astronomical calendar. After your private tour transfer to colourful Mérida, a city steeped in colonial history. This charming yet cosmopolitan city is full of beautiful architecture, cobbled streets and bustling plazas.
Day 3 Uxmal & Kabah
Travel south of Mérida to visit the ancient city of Uxmal, one of the most important sites of Mayan culture. Discover the many remarkable buildings including the House of the Magician and the Governor’s Palace. Continue to Kabah, where you will find the amazing Palace of the Masks, home to over 300 masks of the rain god Chaac. Return to Mérida in the late afternoon.
Day 4 Celestún
Today visit the Celestún Biosphere and take a boat ride to view the pink flamingos* and a variety of other plants and bird species found in the reserve. Enjoy a stop at a cenote (fresh water sinkhole) for a refreshing swim before travelling back to Mérida.
Day 5 Mérida to Cancun/Riviera Maya
Transfer to Cancun airport or extend your tour with a beach break on the white sands of the Riviera Maya; see p78-94 for a selection of hotels in this region. Alternatively, ask for a copy of our Central & South America brochure to view more touring options in Mexico.
Departs:Cancun/Riviera Maya daily.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- 4 nights accommodation
- 4 breakfasts & 3 lunches
- Private vehicle & driver/guide
- International flights
Please Note:April to May is nesting season for flamingos so numbers are greatly reduced.
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