Overview: The Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico – cradle of the Mayan people, whose ancestors were ancient America’s most advanced civilization. White sand beaches and clear Caribbean waters together with archeological sites, history, culture and cuisine makes this place a must see region in Mexico.
Itinerary: Our itinerary will bring us to Cancun, Isla Mujeres, Merida and Tulum – four (4) destination spots in the peninsula that will show us a sample of the diversity of this part of Mexico. On our adventure, we will explore & discover the secrets of the early Mayans at Chichen Itza; we will bask in an educational walking tour of a colonial city – Merida; or swim at the crystal clear waters that stretches for miles and is the main draw of the Riviera Maya. There are, as well, other optional activities that will make your tour enjoyable. Below is our day-to-day itinerary for your reference:
Day 1 – CANCUN: Arrive in Cancun. Check-in at your accommodation and prepare for an orientation meet at 6 PM to discuss the adventure that will start the next day.
Day 2 & 3 – ISLA MUJERES: After breakfast, we will cab to the port to take the ferry to Isla Mujeres. Check-in at Isla Mujeres accommodation and free time for optional activities. More free time on Day 3; optional activities are snorkeling at the reef, rent a bike to explore the island and the Ixchel ruins, try the Dolphin Discovery or just enjoy the beaches on the island. (2x Breakfasts)
Day 4 & 5 – MERIDA: After breakfast at Isla Mujeres, we will take a First Class coach bus for our next destination. First, we’ll travel to Chichen Itza for a guided tour of the ruins. We will then visit and have a refreshing swim at Cenote Ik-Kil and have lunch at a local Mayan restaurant. We will travel to Merida after Chichen Itza, to spend 2 nights at this beautiful Colonial city. On Day 5, after breakfast, an orientation walk around Merida is in the agenda; free day afterwards for optional activities or more exploration to get to know the city of Merida better. (2x Breakfasts)
Day 6 – TULUM: After breakfast in Merida, we will travel about 6 hours to Tulum. Check-in at Tulum hotel and free time to explore the city center or optional activities, such as the Tulum ruins, check-out the beach or visit some cenotes nearby. (Breakfast)
Day 7 – END OF TOUR: Our tour ends on Day 7. After breakfast, travel back to Cancun (transport included on the package) to catch your flight or you may choose to stay longer in Mexico. (Breakfast)