Depart directly from your Merida hotel to begin the scenic 1.5-hour journey to Chichen Itza in an air-conditioned minivan. Feel your excitement heighten as you draw closer to Mexico’s most significant archeological site, a place now considered one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
Upon arrival feast upon a delicious buffet lunch of local and international specialties and then enter the site to begin exploration with your archeological guide; enrich your knowledge of ancient Mayan civilization as your guide offers captivating commentary on each of the sacred structures. Marvel at the precise architecture of the colossal Kukulcan Pyramid while learning about the city’s pivotal role in pre-Colombian society.
Then, follow your guide to the amphitheater to take your seat for the spectacular light and sound show.
Marvel at the mesmerizing quality of the images projected upon the facades of the site’s most prominent structures and feel the pulsating rhythm of the music as the fascinating story of Mayan civilization unravels before your eyes. Follow the tail of the virtual serpent as it slithers down the face of the principle pyramid, recreating the effect the light has on days of the equinox.
After the show’s grand finale, embark your minivan and relax during the journey back to your Merida hotel.