Mexico City 3, Merida 2, Cancun 4
Day 01: Mexico City
Arrival in Mexico City and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Mexico City is a fascinating capital
that beguiles its visitors with endless options. A kaleidoscope of eras and mementos, of new experiences and
splendours from past centuries, that is Mexico City. Here you can jump fromon era to the next by just walking
across the street. Overnight stay inMexico City.
Day 02: Mexico City (City tour) |
After breakfast, proceed for a city tour. Mexico City, one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world, is home
to a wealth of history and beauty awaiting your discovery. See the beautiful architectural monuments of the
city, with elaborate styles and designs as unique as the times found represented in the historic city center. Visit
the National Palace featuring beautiful murals painted by Diego Rivera (closed sometimes), Constitution
Square (Central Plaza or “Zocalo”) and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Then stop at an arts and crafts center
followed by a tour of the Paseo de la Reforma. Overnight stay in Mexico City.
Day 03: Tour To Guadalupe Shrine & Teotihuacan Pyramids
After breakfast, visit the incredible pyramids of Teotihuacan, “The place where the Gods were born,” a place
home to more than 2,500 years of history. This ceremonial center was vital in the development of textiles and
natural fibers as well as the Obsidian Exchange. Visit the enigmatic archaeological site, visiting the temples of
“Quetzalpapalotl” (butterfly bird), the “Feathered Shells” and the Pyramid of the Moon, ending at the
impressive Pyramid of the Sun. Next visit Guadalupe Shrine, Mexico’s largest religious sanctuary that houses
the venerated image inMexico, the Virgin of Guadalupe. Overnight stay inMexico City.
Day 04: Mexico City / Merida
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Merida. Reception at the Airport and transfer to the
Hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay inMerida.
Day 05: Tour Uxmal And Kabah
After breakfast, full day tour to visit Uxmal and Kabah archeological areas. First visit Uxmal ruins, one of the
most popular ancient mayan cities. “Uxmal” in maya means “three times built”. Here the guide will explain in
depth the Puuc architect style of buildings such as the Nun’s Quadrangle, the Ball court, the Turtle House and
the Governor Palace. This Puuc style stand as a highly decorative and detailed one. The Governor Palace is the
most famous structure in Uxmal because it is the best example of the Puuc Style. Kabah is linked to Uxmal by a
“sacbeh” or white road used for ceremonial purposes. Kabah is one of the stops of the Puuc Route and here are
many structures with carved masks of the God Chaac, the important god of rain for the Mayans. Overnight stay
Day 06: Merida - Cancun: Tour To Chichen Itza Archaeological Park
After early morning breakfast today, drive 1.5 hrs southeast of the city of Merida to the ruins of the ancient
Mayan city of Chichen Itza. The name of Chichen Itza comes from the Mayan words: Chi (Mouth), Chen (hole or
well) and Itza (Itza people). All together, these Mayan words means “At the mouth of theWell of the Itza
people”.Walk over a “Sac beh” or white path used for ceremonial purposes to get to the Sacred Cenote, used for
the worship of Chaac, the Mayan god of rain. In Chichen Itza visit the Temple of the Thousand Columns, The
Observatory and The Ball Court. Then after a long walk through the majestic Mayan city and new wonder of the
world, enjoy a delicious Yucatecan food. After lunch transfer to Cancun. Overnight stay in Cancun.
Day 07: Tour Tulum & Xel-Ha EcoWater Park
After breakfast have a great combination of the Mayan history at Tulum, the only archaeological zone in the
area with views of the sea, and the natural beauty of the Xel-Ha inlet, a natural aquarium ideal for snorkeling.
The ruins of Tulum are perched high atop a cliff, against the awe inspiring backdrop of the Caribbean Sea.
Tulum flourished in late Post-classical times with buildings dating back to the 12th century. It was once an
important trading port, one of the few Mayan cities still inhabited when the Spaniards arrived. A guided tour of
the ruins will tell you about the secrets of the Mayans, pointing out important sites and explaining the historical
significance of buildings such as the Castle, the Temple of the Masks and the God Chaac. Then drive 20 minutes
back toward Cancun, to the incredible natural aquatic theme park created by the Mayan gods themselves: Xel-
Ha. This special place gathers the best of the Mexican Caribbean all in one place. Overnight stay in Cancun.
Day 08-09: Cancun | Inc: All Inclusive Plan
Warm white powdery sand beaches and turquoise crystal clear waters together with the famous Mexican
hospitality make this a place like no other. Enjoy 2 full days at leisure!
Day 10: Cancun - End Of The Tour
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport.
* The above itinerary is tentative and subjected to change without prior notice
3 nights in Mexico City
2 nights in Merida
4 nights in Cancun
Accommodation at selected hotels with breakfasts.
All transfers, visits and excursions on regular basis.
Local English-speaking guides are included on the tours.
Domestic air tickets.
International departure airport tax
Personal expenses, beverages in meals.
Tips for transfers, guides or waitress.