This colourful province has everything! Adventure sports abound, ecotourism Mayan archaeological sites, colonial architecture and even a fortress. Another incredible aspect of this part of Mexico is its cuisine. The Spanish and Maya cultures blend together and there even exist exquisite pirate recipes! The colonial history is reflected in its streets and buildings, some of which have been restored and upgraded to become amazing boutique hotels. Campeche has something for all tastes!
Special features of our 6 day Inside Campeche tour:
Type of Tourism: Adventure, Culture, History, Archaeology.
Places to Visit: Campeche, Hochob, Tabasqueño, Santa Rosa Xtampak, Seybaplaya
Duration: 7 Days and 6 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!
This morning you will enjoy a cultural city tour of Campeche, the UNESCO World Heritage
Our first visit will be at the Museo de Estelas Mayas, exhibiting Mayan stelae and regional art. We will then continue on our way to visit the Puerta de Tierra. An 18th century bronze cannon with the royal insignia welcomes you to Puerta de Tierra. SWe will climb to the top of the ramparts, where we can observe the domes of the Campeche churches. We will then head to the Bastion of Sa...
Today we will head to the archaeological site of Hochob Hochob means “ears of corn,” a name given to the site by Teobert Maler who rediscovered the site in the 19th century.
Like other settlements in the Chenes area, Hochob is made from terraces and platforms which occupy the hillsides, Several reservoirs were strategically located for the collection, storage, and distribution of rainwater. We will then head toTabasqueño who’s name comes fr...
Today we will visit the Santa Rosa Xtampak archaeological site. Xtampak means “Old Walls” in the Mayan language. Santa Rosa Xtampak is one of the few places in the region that has altars, carved steles with dates. It also has many free-standing sculptures, constructed with pyramidal. in this ancient city, you will find everything “atypical” for the region, making experts believe it was the regional capital. After this visit we will return to the hotel
Today you will visit some villages located along the Camino Real, the path built by the Spanish to connect the City of Campeche with Merida in the Yucatan. Our first stop is Tenabo, a village dedicated to making hammocks, huipiles (traditional blouses) and homemade sweets. We will visit La Iglesia de la Asuncion and the central park here.
We will then head to Pomuch, where the majority of its old houses were built with carved stones that were extracted from the nearby ar...
Today is the final day of this tour. We will take you to Campeche airport or continue with a trip extension to another exciting destination!