|7 days and 6 nights|
Mexico (Cancun, Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Campeche, Palenque, Playa del Carmen/Riviera Maya)
Mexico (Playa del Carmen/Riviera Maya)
Day 1 Cancun
Arrival at Cancun International Airport and transfer to the hotel Beach Scape or similar. Overnight.
Day 2 Cancun - Chichen Itza - Merida
Breakfast. In the morning departure to Chichen Itza, the largest Mayan cities of Yucatan and the Cultural World Heritage by UNESCO: the city, founded around 400 AD, was occupied by the Toltec’s in the year 1000 only to be abandoned around 1250, numerous buildings testify to the splendor of Chichen, including the great pyramid called " El Castillo “, the Temple of the Jaguars, the Observatory etc. Lunch, Afternoon drive to Merida, with a stop for a visit to the beautiful Franciscan monastery in Izamal. Arrival and accommodation in Hotel Del Gobernador or similar.
Day 3 Merida - Uxmal – Campeche
In the morning departure for the site of Uxmal and Chichen Itza with Palenque represents the apogee of the Mayan civilization , the complex , founded and completed between 600 and 950 AD, is full of temples, pyramids and splendid palaces , the latter from the facades decorated by beautiful stucco friezes . Lunch. Arrival in Edzná: visit the beautiful site, especially the Temple of the 5 floors. In the afternoon arrival in Campeche and orientation tour of the city. Overnight stay at the Plaza or similar.
Day 4 - Campeche - Palenque
Departure for Palenque, one of the most important Mayan archaeological sites and spectacular, founded about 1,500 years ago and mysteriously abandoned at the end of the ninth century. Lunch. The afternoon is dedicated to the ruins , surrounded by a very dense jungle : Among the many monuments remind the Temple of Inscriptions , built over a series of pyramids and tomb of the famous King Pakal , the large building with the tower, probably an observatory, the Temple of the Cross. Accommodation in Hotel Mision or similar.
Day 5 Palenque-Chicanna
In the morning departure to Chicanna, located in the Rio Bec, an area dotted with dozens of small archaeological sites. Lunch. Arrival in the afternoon and arrival. Time permitting, first visits the archaeological area (could be Chicanna). Lodging at Chicannà Ecovillage Resort or similar.
Day 6 Chicanna- Xpuijl - Becan - Chicanna
Full day excursion to the archaeological sites of Chicanna, Xpuijl and Becan located within the Calakmul Biosphere: the ruins testify to the wealth and the high degree of skill of the architects and craftsmen Maya, especially in the decoration of the portals monumental and decorative masks. Lunch. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7 Chicanna - Riviera Maya
In the morning departure to the Riviera Maya, with a stop at the lagoon of Bacalar and lunch to the beach of Playa Paraiso. In the Afternoon arrival to the Riviera Maya and the selected hotel accommodation (not included in the fee).
• 6 nights accommodation in hotels listed or similar (4 stars)
• American breakfast at all hotels
• 6 lunches (2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th day)
• Taxes and service charge included in the program in food
• Transportation van with air conditioning
• English speaking guides
• Entrance to the archaeological sites and museums mentioned in the program
• Dinners and meals not mentioned in the program
• Drinks and personal extras in hotels and restaurants
• Tips for drivers and guides