6 Days / 5 Nights
The Yucatan is the home to spectacular archaeological sites, historical colonial cities, natural marvels, caves and an authentic culture expressed in music, folklore dances, gastronomy, and the customs and traditions of the Maya People. These all combine to offer a unique and authentic experience. The Greatness of the Mayan legacy is present everywhere from the spectacular ceremonial centres such as Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Ek Balam, Dzibilchaltun and Mayapan that are representative of one of the biggest civilizations in the world. The brightly coloured crafts, natural reserves, and delicious gastronomy is the perfect combination with ingredients coming from the Mayas, Spanish, Caribbean and Middle Eastern origins giving an incredible and original flavour. making them world-famous.
Special features of our 6 Day Cultural Merida:
Type of Tourism: Adventure, Culture, History, Archaeology.
Places to Visit: Merida, Uxmal, Uman, Oxkintok, Celestun.
Duration: 6 Days and 5 Nights.
Type of Service: group tours.
Accommodation: 3 star hotels at every destination that you will visit. These hotels have been carefully chosen and we can guarantee that you will feel comfortable and your every need catered for!
After breakfast, we will head to the village of Uman. With its 16th century church, the San Francisco de Asis Church. We will then continue the trip to Uxmal. This archaeological site has spectacular palaces, 15 groups of buildings, including the Adivino Pyramid and the Palacio del Gobernador considered one of the most beautiful constructions in the Americas. We will then head to the Hacienda San Pedro Ochil. This is one of the seven haciendas that at the end of the 19th century produ...
After breakfast, we will set out for Oxkintok, meaning “three days of burning,” in the Mayan language. It is considered one of the most important settlements in the northern Yucatan and, possibly the oldest in the central Puuc region. Its location controlled the flow of commercial goods from the south to connect with other contemporary cultures.
Continue with the trip you will stop at Maxcanu village located just 15 minutes outside of Oxkintok, visit the main squar...
After breakfast, we will head out to the Celestun Reserve, which is home to the stunning pink as well as more than 170 resident and migratory bird species that inhabit the area. We can also see crocodiles in the marshes, the green hawksbill and loggerhead turtles laying their eggs. We will have the time to relax on a secluded, pristine beach before we head back to Merida.
Today we will head out on a cultural city tour which will take us back in time. This “white City” maintains its character with its old paved streets and impressive buildings such as the Merida main Cathedral built in 1561, Casa de Montejo, government palace, municipal palace, theatres, parks and markets. Also, the local cuisine is a must, as these Yucatecan dishes are world-renowned!
Today is the final day of the tour and we will take you to the airport for your flight back home or onto your next exciting destination, taking home with you, incredible memories of your Yucatan adventure.