Mayan Pyramids, Caribbean Beach & Colonial History

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Run by: Veloso Tours

Reference number: cenote

From: £2596.00

Highlights

  • Combine Mayan pyramids, colonial cities and a luxury beach resort
  • Discover provincial Yucatan life at Valladolid
  • Explore Merida & Campeche, the peninsula's finest Spanish cities
  • Visit Izamal's 16th century monastery and take a dip in a natural cenote
  • Admire the Puuc style ruins at Uxmal and Kabah's incredible Palace of the Masks
  • Avoid the biggest crowds with a morning tour of the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza
  • Relax, swim and snorkel at Playa del Carmen and its beautiful beaches

Valladolid - Days 1 - 3

Day 1 - Cancun

Departure on a daytime flight, direct, non-stop to Cancun so you should not sleep on the airplane. On arrival, your body clock will feel like late at night. You will be met and taken to your hotel for a good night sleep and be fresh the next day.

 

Day 2-3  Valladolid

Transfer to the colonial city Valladolid for two nights with a day to explore the Spanish architecture, parks and squares.

Merida - Days 4 - 6

Day 4-6 Merida

Transfer to colonial city of Merida. Two full days of optional excursions to explore Merida, visit the Monastery at Izamal or the "Human sacrifice cenote" of Diztnup. 

  

Uxmal & Campeche - Days 7 - 8

Day 5-7 - Uxmal & Campeche

Transfer to Campeche, visiting Hacienda Temozon en route. Explore the Puuc archaeolocial site of Uxmal, where the walls have intricate decorations, and the nearby, partially excavated site of Kabah. Continue to Campeche, staying for two nights.

Chichen Itza - Day 9

Day 9 - Chichen Itza

Transfer to Chichén Itzá, to visit the extensive archaeological site with impressive, austear pyramids, the temple and observatory. There is a "son et lumiere" show in the evening. Overnight at a hotel nearby.

Playa del Carmen - Days 10-16

Day 10-14 - Beach resort

Explore Chichén Itzá further in the early morning light, rest by the hotel pool in the midday heat and early in the afternoon, transfer to the coast staying for 5 nights at Playa del Carmen, Las Palapas (Tourist) or Mahekal (First) and Maroma (DeLuxe)

 

Day 15 - Return home

Transfer to Cancún airport for your flight home, arriving home the following Day 16.

What's Included

  • 16 Days / 14 Nights
  • International flights (1 overnight)
  • Accommodation and breakfast
  • Transfers to and from accommodation
  • Excursions with English-speaking guides
  • Transport and meals as shown.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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