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Unique Yucatan (8 days)
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General Information
This trip is aimed those who like to discover ancient cultures, exuberant nature and taste new flavors. Some activities will be climbing mayan pyramids, swimming in refreshing cenotes, boating through mangroves, walking in colonial streets and enjoying the exquisite local cuisine as well as the local traditions.
Day Destination Type Overnight
  1 Merida Colonial Merida
  2 Celestun Nature Merida
  3 Uxmal & Museum of the Chocolate Archaeological & Eco-Museum Merida
  4 Cenotes Nature Merida
  5 Magical Towns (Izamal & Valladolid) Colonial & Nature Valladolid
  6 Chichen Itza & Cenote Archaeology & Nature Valladolid
  7 Ek Balam & Cenote Archaeology & Nature Valladolid
  8 Coba & Cenote Archaeology & Nature NA
Program
Day 1: Day 1: Arrival in Merida city, presentation of your guide-driver and city tour
Merida. Colonial city with more than 450 years of history and one of the cultural capitals of Mexico; its architecture is European style, also has many cultural and artistic activities and is consolidated as one of the country's gastronomic destinations. Mérida is also famous for its tranquility and kindness of its people.
The great variety of hotels, haciendas, restaurants, cultural activities and places to visit around the city, make Mérida a unique destination in Mexico.
Start: Merida - Overnight: Merida
Day 2: Visit to Celestun
Celestun. One of the most important nature reserves in Mexico. In its estuary, which is crossed by boat, inhabit one of the largest colonies of pink flamingos and a variety of herons, ducks, eagles and mammals, as well as several types of mangrove tree and freshwater eyes mixing with salty water.
Celestun has white sand beaches, ideal for swimming and a variety of seafood and fish dishes.
Start: 8:00 AM / Merida - Overnight: Merida
Day 3: Visit to Uxmal & Museum of the Chocolate
Uxmal. One of the most important archaeological sites of the Mayan culture and considered an architectural treasure for the remarkable decoration in its structures. It is located in the area Puuc (hill in Maya), south of Yucatan and is a world heritage place.

Museum of Chocolate. Unique museum of its kind, where we can see the close relationship of the Mayas and the cocoa, the flora and fauna of the region and the preparation and tasting of Maya-style chocolate, as well as the historical and current importance of chocolate.
Start: 8:00 AM / Merida - Overnight: Merida
Day 4: Visit to Cenotes
Cenote. Word from the maya dzonot (well with fresh water). Cenotes are natural pools in the middle of the jungle and can be defined as windows to underground rivers. There are 2 types of cenotes, underground and superficial.
The cenotes were considered entrances to the Mayan underground world and some were used for religious activities.
Inicio: 9:00 AM / Merida - Pernocta: Merida
Day 5: Magical Towns (Izamal & Valladolid)
Izamal. Call the city of the three cultures; because it has Mayan vestiges, a very particular and alive colonial style and the facilities of the modern era. Also considered an ancient Mayan religious capital and a must to enjoy the Yucatecan gastronomy.

Valladolid. It is a beautiful city that mixes civil and religious architecture, including its fortified convent of San Bernardino de Siena, its cathedral of San Gervasio and its iconic and elegant Calzada de los Frailes street, without forgetting its delicious typical food.
Start: 8:00 AM / Merida - Overnight: Valladolid
Day 6: Visit to Chichen Itza & Cenote
Chichen Itza. The most famous of the Mayan archaeological sites and a reflection of the greatness of this civilization. It is also a world heritage site and one of the new wonders of the world.

Cenote. Word from the Maya dzonot (well with fresh water). It is a natural swimming pool in the middle of the jungle, perfect for a refreshing swim. Cenotes were considered by the Mayas as sacred places.
Start: 8:00 AM / Valladolid - Overnight: Valladolid
Day 7: Visit to Ek Balam & Cenote
Ek Balam. Conceived as an artistic fortress. This city had 3 walls as protection and inside it flourished a great amount of art in painting and decorated on stone and stucco. In the main structure, the acropolis, a real Mayan tomb was found.

Cenote. Word from the Maya dzonot (well with fresh water). It is a natural swimming pool in the middle of the jungle, perfect for a refreshing swim. Cenotes were considered by the Mayas as sacred places.
Start: 8:00 AM / Valladolid - Overnight: Valladolid
Day 8: Visit to Coba & Cenote
Coba. One of the oldest prominent Mayan cities; It is characterized for having several lagoons and pyramids of great volume, being one of these the pyramid Nohoch Mul or large hill, one of the highest in the Mayan world.

Cenote. Word from the Maya dzonot (well with fresh water). It is a natural swimming pool in the middle of the jungle, perfect for a refreshing swim. Cenotes were considered by the Mayas as sacred places.
Start: 8:00 AM / Valladolid - Overnight: NA
What is Included?
Included
-Accommodation for 7 nights in a 3 or 4 star hotel with american breakfast
-Private service of official guide-driver throughout the service
-Transfer from the airport or terminal upon arrival in Mérida
-Entrance feee to the sites specified in the program
-Lunches (in previously established places)
Not Included
-Entrance fees not specified in the program
-Dinners, drinks
-Tips
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Frequently Asked Questions
When is the best time to travel to Mexico?
From November to March the country is cool and cold in most of the territory and the favorite months to visit Mexico. April and May are warm months and from June to October is the rainy season; but it's not a bad time to travel, since it only rains during the afternoon and for a short time, making the climate cooler and a greener and exuberant territory.
Are there specific dates for the circuit?
There is not. You can choose the date that best suits you.
Can we start the circuit from another city, for example Cancun?
Yes. You can start from Cancun or another city of the Mexican Caribbean, Playa del Carmen or Tulum.
Can you modify the circuit to have more or less days or visit more or less places?
Yes you can. The circuits are private and may have modifications according to your needs.
Can I decide not to include the food and eat on my own?
Yes you can. We include the food for ease and tranquility but you can eliminate this service and eat where you decide.
What extra expenses can I have?
The service does not include drinks, tips and personal expenses. Mexico is a cheap country compared to US or Europe. However, wine and/or cocktails could be expensive because in Mexico, wine is not common.
Is there vegetarian and/or vegan food in Mexico?
We have vegetarian dishes; However, due to the nature of vegan food it is more difficult to obtain, but there are always at least 1 or 2 dishes.
Are the services accredited by the Department of Tourism of Mexico?
Yes we are. All the services we offer (transport, driver and guide) are official and registered by the Department of Tourism of Mexico.
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