The Wonders of Mexico's Yucatan

Price per person
from £2,446

Price based on
London Gatwick
22nd Sep 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 11 days

  • Mexico

  • Steady pace

  • Platinum escorted tour

Discover the secrets of a lost civilisation on this Yucatan adventure through jungle canopies to the top of a Mayan pyramid in Ek' Balam, across the mangrove waters of Rio Lagartos, and down the elegant boulevards of Paseo de Montejo.

At a glance


 

  • Uxmal Discover Mayan cooking traditions in a special demonstration.
  • Campeche Enjoy a sightseeing tour of this UNESCO-listed fortified city. 
  • Mérida Explore the cathedral, Governor Palace and the tree-lined streets of Paseo de Montejo.
  • Ek' Balam Climb to the top of the acropolis and survey this impressive Mayan settlement.
  • Chichen Itza Explore the Yucatan's grandest and most famous archaeological site.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • All airport taxes
VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Overview

Discover the secrets of a lost civilisation on this Yucatan adventure through jungle canopies to the top of a Mayan pyramid in Ek' Balam, across the mangrove waters of Rio Lagartos, and down the elegant boulevards of Paseo de Montejo.

Total meals included:

  • 9 breakfasts, 4 dinners

UK - Cancun

Day
1

Fly to Cancun where you will be met and transferred to your hotel for two nights.

No meals included

Cancun

Day
2

Free day at leisure to explore the Cancun area or relax at your hotel. At 6pm meet your fellow traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cancun – Valladolid – Uxmal

Day
3

This morning, visit the colonial city of Valladolid, known for its charming streets and sun-splashed walls. After a short orientation tour, there’s time to explore on your own. Arrive later this afternoon in Uxmal in time for a included sound and light show. 

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Uxmal

Day
4

Today, visit the most famous ruins of the Puuc region, Uxmal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later, enter the Chocostory Museum, where you'll learn the history of coca. 

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Uxmal- Campeche

Day
5

This morning enjoy a unique cooking demostration. Here, you will learn the traditions still practiced in most of the rural Mayan communities. After continue to the costal town of Campeche once a fortified pirate haven and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This afternoon enjoy city tour which includes the vibrant waterfront area, the historical fort of San Francisco De Campeche and the historical downtown area. This evening is at leisure. 

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Campeche- Bécal- Mérida

Day
6

Head to the village of Bécal and visit a hat maker to learn about the hat- making process. Continue to Mérida and visit the Museam of Anthropology, home to a collection of exclusive artifacts from the Mayan civilisation to the present day. Your hotel this evening is a formal colonial mansion which is in distance of shopping and the historial city centre. 

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Mérida - Chichen Itza

Day
7

This morning enjoy a city tour including the cathedral, Govenor Palace, and tree- lined streets of Paseo de Montejo. After dinner this evening, you are invited to attend the sound and light show. 

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Chichen Itza - Excursion to Ek Balam

Day
8

start the day with a visit to Chichen Itza. Visit the Ball court, site of sacrifices; El Castillo, a formidable building dedicated to the high priest; and the cenote Sagrado, the sacred well once filled with priceless treasure offered to the gods. Next, visit the enormous and elaborate pyramid inside the Mayan site of Ek' Balam. Return to Chichen Itza where your Tour Director hosts a festive farewell dinner. 

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Chichen Itza - Cancun.

Day
9

Today transfer from Chichen Itza to Cancun for one night.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cancun - UK

Day
10

Today you will be transferred to Cancun airport for your flight back to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Home landing in the UK

Day
11

No meals included

Things to note

Accommodation as stated or similar.

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • Cancun:Westin Resort & Spa
  • Uxmal: Hacienda Uxmal.
  • Campeche: Plaza Campeche;
  • Merida: Casa del Balam;
  • Chichen Itza: Hotel Mayaland;

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