If you're short on time but want to delve into the Yucatan, this wide-ranging itinerary in one of Mexico's most fascinating regions is an authentic alternative to the mainstream. Snorkel Caribbean reefs and laze on beautiful white-sand beaches. Enter the world of the ancient Maya at Chichen Itza and the incredible jungle ruins of Palenque. Your experienced Chief Experience Officer (CEO) will reveal the region's hidden gems, taking the hassle out of travel so you can focus on ancient ruins and vibrant sites, or revel in a tranquil sunset from Playa del Carmen beaches.
Prijs per persoon799 EUR
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De prijs hierboven is per persoon, maar gebaseerd op 2 volwassenen die samen reizen. Wat is inbegrepen?
Arrive at any time. There are no planned activities until the evening welcome meeting.
Day 2 - Playa del Carmen/Merida
Enjoy a guided tour of the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza and an orientation walk in Merida. After a guided tour of the fantastic ruins at Chichen Itza, continue on to Merida for an orientation walk to get acquainted with the city.
With museums, plazas, beautiful architecture, open markets and outdoor cafes, there is plenty to keep you busy here.
Day 3 - Merida
Opt to visit the ruins of Uxmal or swim in cenotes (underground pools) in the Yucatan. Opt to visit ruins of Uxmal, ride the PUUC Route, go bird-watching in Celestun, hit the beach in Progreso, visit cenotes in the nearby town of Cuzama, or walk around town and soak in all of the history this city has to offer.
Day 4 - Merida/Palenque
Travel day to Palenque in the lush dense jungle of Chiapas.
Day 5 - Palenque
Enjoy a guided tour of the Mayan ruins of Palenque. Take a guided tour of the ruins of Palenque. Later, choose from one of the many optional activities in the area.
Day 6 - Palenque/Bacalar
Transfer to Bacalar and spend time on the beach looking out at the crystal-clear lake.
Day 7 - Bacalar
Opt to kayak around the lagoon or explore the nearby fortress.
Day 8 - Bacalar/Playa del Carmen
Travel to Playa del Carmen to lounge on Mayan Riviera beaches. Enjoy dinner at a G Adventures-supported community restaurant with a youth-focused art program. Head to Playa del Carmen, located on the beach just a 45-min drive south of Cancun. Enjoy some nightlife, buy last minute souvenirs and relax and swim in the Caribbean.
There is the opportunity for snorkelling and diving, as well as long stretches of sandy beaches which are perfect for walking and relaxing after a hectic day.
Just off the coast is the island of Cozumel, renowned for its world-class diving. Take the ferry from Playa del Carmen (30-75 minutes depending on the boat) across the turquoise waters and explore the town and the reefs of the island.
For a final dose of ruins, Tulum is just a 45-min drive south of Playa.
Day 9 - Playa del Carmen
Depart at any time. We recommend booking post-tour accommodation to fully explore the Playa del Carmen area. Ask your sales agent for help.
Wat is inbegrepen?
Hotels (8 nts).
Public bus, private vehicle.
Allow USD310-405 for meals not included.
Houd er rekening mee
All prices are per person, in USD amounts and are subject to change as services are provided by third party operators.
City tour $10
Celestún Bird Sanctuary $45 (includes transport, guide, lunch and entrance) 9am to 5pm
Dzibilchaltun Ruins tour $25 (includes transport, guide and entrance) 9am to 3pm
Cenotes Tour $18 via public transport, $30 via private transport (includes transport, entrance, guide and trolleys) 9am to 4pm
Uxmal and Kabah guided tour $30 (includes transport, guide, lunch, entrance) 9am to 6pm
Uxmal light and sound tour $30 (includes transport and dinner) Entrance of $15 not included. 1pm to 9pm
Yaxchilan/Bonampak tour (includes entrance, transport guide and lunch) $70 - 7am to 7pm – Motion sickness pills advised.
Palenque 2.5 hours jungle walk (includes guide) $20
Riverside BBQ (includes transport, entrance to private property, BBQ lunch, BYOD) $20
Playa del Carmen:
Snorkel rental $15
Ferry to Cozumel $25 roundtrip
Tulum transport and ruins entrance $10-40
Diving course $350
Scuba diving (for already certified divers) $50-120
Bicycle rental $25 day
Horseback riding $50
Dos Ojos Cenote Snorkeling Tour $50