Take the stress out of planning on this two-day tour of the Yucatan Peninsula and Visit Chichen Itza and enjoy a guided tour of this significant archaeological site and learn about the ancient civilization that used to inhabit the land. and cool off in a crystaline cenote. Also, travel to Merida, the capital city of the Yucatan state, Day Two a stop at Yaxcopoil Hacienda and guided visit of Uxmal a classic Mayan site
This 2-day action-packed tour takes you to UNESCO site Chichen Itza and the charming colonial city of Merida. With the help of a certified guide, learn about Chichen Itza’s top landmarks such as the Kukulcan Pyramid and the Ball Court. Explore even more sightseeing gems with your choice of visiting Uxmal and Kabah — two spectacular pre-Hispanic cities — or settling in for Uxmal’s impressive nighttime light and sound show. Enjoy flexibility and take the tours in the order that you prefer. Some meals are included.
Explore one of the New 7 Wonders of the World during a 2-day trip to Chichen Itza from Merida. With a knowledgeable guide, uncover the secrets of Mexico’s most impressive archeological site as you visit significant structures like the Pyramid of Kukulcan and the ancient Ball Court. Enjoy overnight accommodation at the Mayaland Hotel, along with some meals and use of the facilities.
Unravel the Mayan mysteries and architectural marvels of one of Mexico’s most significant and spectacular archeological sites, on a 2-day tour to Uxmal from Merida. Explore the sacred structures of the UNESCO World Heritage Site with a knowledgeable guide, visiting legendary landmarks like the Governor’s Palace and the Pyramid of the Magician. Awaken your senses to the explosive colors and vibrant sounds of the Uxmal light and sound show during a spectacular nighttime show.
The Mayan cities, full of majestic temples and pyramids were mainly ceremonial centers. Most Mayans lived in rural areas and lived on agriculture and resorted to priests for guidance on planting, harvesting and marrying. The Mayans are also recognized for their impressive knowledge of mathematics and astronomy which integrated their religious rites. They practiced human sacrifice which meant to please or calm the wrath of their gods.
Yucatan has a lot of attractions to visit, through ecological tourism you can do various activities and have a direct contact with nature, know the culture, traditions and Mayan roots.
In ecotourism you can observe birds, swim in the fresh waters of the mystic Mayan cenotes, practice cave diving, cross the mangroves, attend Mayan ceremonies, make mountain bike tours, kayak and sport fishing These are some of the activities you can do in the company of your family and spend a different and unforgettable holiday.
Besides that with the visit you have the opportunity to contribute to the conservation of the natural and cultural resources of the region, to coexist with the Mayan communities and to be part of them in this adventure that is Yucatan.
Founded in the northern part of the Yucatan Peninsula on the remains of an ancient Mayan settlement known as Ichcaanziho (five hills), the city of Mérida Yucatán is located; Distinguishing itself by its traditions, culture, human quality and above all by the beauty that surrounds its streets and each of the venues that combine the magic of the past with the modernity of the present, characteristics that enhance it and make it worthy of the title of very noble and very loyal city of Merida.
It is believed that the Mayan culture emerged just over 3,000 years ago in the region known as Mesoamerica, and that it encompassed some areas of present-day South America as well as the states of Quintana Roo, Campeche and Yucatan in Mexico.
The Maya possessed extraordinary mathematical and astronomical knowledge that today continues to amaze the world for its precision. They also had great skills for the pictorial arts, sculpture, hunting and agriculture.
The ancient Mayan civilization achieved such development that allowed the construction of huge cities and civic
Established in southeastern Mexico, the Maya occupied what are now the states of Yucatan, Campeche, Quintana Roo, Chiapas and Tabasco.In the Yucatan peninsula you can visit the most important archaeological sites without having to travel long distances the Caribbean SeaThe name of this sea is derived from the Caribs, a native people that occupied part of the Lesser Antilles and of South America.
The beautiful state of Yucatan, with tourist attractions for all tastes, its main colonial cities such as Mérida, Izamal and Valladolid, also declared magical towns, spectacular archaeological sites that show the great legacy of Mayan culture, henequen haciendas that currently function as luxury hotels, restaurants and some like museums.
The taste that characterizes it depends on the combination of recipes and ingredients that give rise to it. Its typical flavor is recognized by the predominance of the condiments used in its seasoning. Corn, as in all Mesoamerica, is also an essential component of Yucatecan food, and it is consumed abundantly.
Ek 'Balam is located in the central-eastern part of Yucatan, about 190 km from Mérida and it is easy to reach the area, since the access is clearly signposted. The name of the ancient city, in the Yucatec Mayan language, literally translates into Spanish as "dark or black jaguar" (Barrera V. 1980: 1950) although the people of the Ek'Balam region who speak Mayan also interpret it as " Lucero-Jaguar. "
When the Spanish arrived in the Yucatan Peninsula in 1517, Chichén Itzá was already abandoned, which means that while Europe lived in the Middle Ages, Chichen Itza had already created an even more precise calendar than the Gregorian one, its knowledge of Astronomy was much more advanced and they handled the concept of the number zero. Chichén Itzá differed from other Mayan cities by introducing the cult to the god Kukulcán, the feathered serpent.
The White City, wrapped in the Mayan World, is a colonial city characterized by the generous hospitality of its people, with its colonial neighborhoods, tree-lined and stately avenues.
Chichen Itza: Due to its architectural beauty and geographic location, it is the most visited archaeological zone of the Yucatan Peninsula and considered by archeologists and historians as the most important in southeastern Mexico. Visit: The Kukulkan Temple, etc.
Cancun is a true jewel of the Caribbean, located in the state of Quintana Roo in the southeast region of Mexico, in the northeast corner of the Yucatan Peninsula, north of the Riviera Maya. Its name comes from the Mayan language and means snake nest.
Xcaret: In its interior we find small Mayan ruins, water activities, as well as a great variety of flowers and fauna such as jaguars, dolphins and many others.
The haciendas of Mexico were part of an economic system that began with the Spanish in the sixteenth century, similar to the feudal system of Europe. They were efficient farms and manufacturing centers that produced meat and other products for export. Over time, the haciendas became symbols of economic health and culture, adorned with architecture, furniture and art from all over the world.
Like the southern plantations of the United States, the haciendas reinforced the caste system, based on race, with the hacendados as masters and the Maya or indigenous as laborers.
Most of the Yucatecan haciendas in the 19th century produced henequen rope, a plant variety of the agave cactus, which was exported by the growing transport industry.
The best tour you can book if you want to know more about yucatan and its culture, the state has a lot to explore, so if you are determined to visit it you can not miss this Tour.
Uxmal: Surrounded by legends, myths and anecdotes; poetic in its name and its history, is located in the valley of Santa Elena next to a series of hills that are known by the name of Puuc.
Kabah: It is located 23 km southeast of Uxmal by road no. 261; taking the deviation to the right at km 16, very close to the city of Ticul, his name has been interpreted as "Lord of the strong or powerful hand".
Merida: "The white city" is distinguished by being quiet and its inhabitants friendly and hospitable. Mérida was founded on January 6, 1542, and built on the Mayan city of Toh.
Izamal: This colonial city is known as "the city of the three cultures" because it combines features of its pre-Hispanic past, the colonial period and the current era. It is located 1 hour from Merida.
Ek Balam, is a spectacular archaeological zone in the heart of Yucatan. It is not very famous as Chichén Itzá, therefore you can enter without making big lines, take pictures without crowds and walk calmly without bothering vendors. But the best part is that you can climb to the top of the pyramids and contemplate the spectacular jungle that surrounds it.
Despite globalization and everything that involves it (technology, customs, etc.) the beauty of San Felipe is intact.
The design of their homes are still picturesque and simply unique, you can go walking through the streets and have the feeling that you are visiting a rainbow. It is something that attracts the attention of own and strangers.