Discover Yucatan Tour

12 Days - from AUD$3078 / per person in double share

Countries visited : Mexico

TOTAL DAYS : 12 Days

STARTS IN : Cancun

ENDS IN : Playa del Carmen

Highlights :

TRANSPORT : Air-conditioned vehicle

Discover the highlights of the Yucatán Peninsula! Visit typical colonial towns and large Maya centers with us. You will also have the chance to relax for a few days on the beach of Mexico’s paradisiacal Caribbean: the Riviera Maya.

Fixed Departures 2014
Low: 20Apr, 18May, 28Sep, 26Oct
High: 14Jan, 14Feb, 14Mar, 20Jul

Itinerary In Brief:

Day 1: Arrival in Cancún
Day 2: Cancún – Valladolid – Chichén Itzá
Day 3: Chichén Itzá- Izamal -Mérida
Day 4: Mérida
Day 5: Uxmal – Edzná – Campeche
Day 6: Campeche – Palenque
Day 7: Palenque – Cascadas de Agua Azul – Misol Ha – Palenque
Day 8: Palenque – Becán – Chicana – Xpujil
Day 9: Xpujil – Kohunlich – Laguna Bacalar
Day 10: Bacalar
Day 11: Bacalar – Tulúm – Playa del Carmen
Day 12: Departure

Hotels Used or Similar:

City Hotel Name or Similar
Cancun Hotel QBay
Chchen Itza Hotel Dolores Alba
Merida Hotel Caribe
Campeche Plaza Campeche
Palenque Hotel Villas Kin-Ha
Xpujil Hotel Debliz Xpujil
Bacalar Hotel Laguna Bacalar
Playa Del Carmen Hotel By H & A

Day 1: Arrival in Cancún
You will be transferred to Cancún and accommodated in the Hotel QBay.

 

Day 2: Cancún – Valladolid – Chichén Itzá
You will set off to Valladolid early in the morning. After a tour of the lovely city you can refresh yourself with a dip in the crystal clear water of the “Cenote” Dzitnup. During the afternoon you’ll visit the world-famous Maya site of Chichén Itzá, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The sound and light show in the evening is truly spectacular. Accommodation at the Hotel Dolores Alba in Chichén Itzá.

 

Day 3: Chichén Itzá- Izamal -Mérida
From Chichén Itzá you will travel west to Izamal. The monastery of Izamal is the largest Franciscan monastery and was constructed in reaction to the temples of the Maya. In the afternoon you’ll continue to Mérida where, during the city tour, you can marvel at the beautiful colonial architecture, admire the monuments and experience the typical Mexican lifestyle at the large market. Accommodation at the Hotel Caribe.

 

Day 4: Mérida
This day may be spent as you please. Go for a leisurely stroll through the city or on an excursion to the Atlantic coast to Celestun. The National Park is a paradise for flamingos and pelicans, which you could observe during an approx. two and a half hour boat ride through their natural habitat (optional). Accommodation at the Hotel Caribe.

 

Day 5: Uxmal – Edzná – Campeche
Uxmal and Edzná are famous for their highly developed Mayan architecture. Visit the stunning and unique pyramid with its unusual oval base. You will spend the night in Campeche, a jewel from the colonial period. Accommodation at the Hotel Plaza de Campeche.

 

Day 6: Campeche – Palenque
Today’s journey will take you to Palenque. Explore the Mayan ruins there, which are some of the most beautiful, thanks to their architectural balance and tropical jungle backdrop. Accommodation at the Hotel Villas Kin-Ha.

 

Day 7: Palenque – Cascadas de Agua Azul – Misol Ha – Palenque
Today you will visit two large waterfalls, Misol Ha and Cascadas de Agua Azul, whose natural beauty is simply breathtaking. Scenic paths wind along both sides of the waterfall at Agua Azul. Cool off from the tropical heat with a swim in the crystal clear water. Accommodation at the Hotel Villas Kin-Ha.

 

Day 8: Palenque – Becán – Chicana – Xpujil
These three locations characterize the so-called Rio-Bec region, where many Mayan sites can be found. Wonder at the mysterious Mayan culture to be found there. Accommodation at the Hotel Debliz Xpujil.

 

Day 9: Xpujil – Kohunlich – Laguna Bacalar
Today you will continue to Kohunlich. Many of the places are idyllically located on forest roads between palm trees. From Kohunlich you will carry on to Laguna de Bacalar. You could enjoy a magnificent view over the lagoon and the sunset from your hotel. Accommodation at the Hotel Laguna Bacalar.

 

Day 10: Bacalar
You could take a boat trip on the lagoon (optional) or simply enjoy the day by – and in – its water. Accommmodation at the Hotel Laguna Bacalar.

 

Day 11: Bacalar – Tulúm – Playa del Carmen
On the way to Playa del Carmen you will visit Tulúm. This much-visited Mayan site is surrounded by a wall on three sides; the fourth side opens above a cliff with enchanting views of the turquoise sea. Afterwards, you’ll continue to Playa del Carmen, located by the beach. Accommodation at the Playa del Carmen Hotel by H-n-A.

 

Day 12: Departure
Transport to the airport or continuation of your individual journey.


PRICES

Low Season

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Cancun Tourist AUD$3732 AUD$3078 On request

High Season

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Cancun Tourist AUD$3937 AUD$3168 On request

Prices per person in AU$. Not valid during local public holidays and special events. All prices are as a guide only, please check with us for the latest prices.

Included:

  • Airport transfers
  • 11 overnights including Breakfast Board
  • English-speaking, qualified tour-guide
  • all described transfers in an air-conditioned minibus or car
  • all described excursions incl. entrance fees
  • Notes: If a hotel mentioned in the itinerary is already fully booked we reserve the right to book another accommodation of equivalent standard.

Not included:

Entrance fees, tips and beverages are not included in the price.

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