Day 1: Arrival – Merida International Airport
5 nights of lodging in Merida
Day 2: Uxmal & Uman
After breakfast you will begin your trip towards Uman (30 Minutes), this village has a 16th century church, San Francisco de Asis Church, it is a domed structure built of stone, with columns adorning the gothic-looking entry, also visit the local market and try some exotic fruits.
Afterwards continue the trip to Uxmal (45 minutes) This archaeological site has palaces of majestic architecture. The city has 15 groups of buildings, including the Adivino Pyramid, an impressive structure that is 35 meters (115 feet) tall, and the Palacio del Gobernador (Governor’s Palace), considered one of the most beautiful constructions of Mesoamerica.
Then visit Hacienda San Pedro Ochil, this is one of the seven haciendas that at the end of the 19th century gave prosperity to the region with the production of henequen fiber, beautifully restored, the main gate stands out specially, with a Moorish style arch and neoclassical influence.
Here you can see henequen, the original clotheslines, machinery, fireplace and chapel of the hacienda, visit the cenote and observe how artisans work inside the workshops, or visit a small museum of folk art. Jewelers work the filigree, women weave hammocks and embroider the white cotton dresses known as huipiles, and men carve wood and stone.
Afternoon return to your hotel in Merida
Day 3: Oxkintok Archaeological Site, Maxcanu Village & Becal
Oxkintok is considered one of the most important settlements in northern Yucatan and, perhaps, the oldest city in the central Puuc region. His position allowed him to control the flow of commercial goods from the south of the peninsula and connect with other contemporary cultures. Its main chronology is Upper Preclassic and extends until the Early Postclassic, from 300 BC. C., approximately 1200 AD. C.
Continue with the trip you will stop at Maxcanu village located just 15 minutes outside of Oxkintok, visit the main square and the church dedicated to Saint Michael Archangel, here you will be amazed with the altarpiece made by Miguel Cabrera who was a novohispano painter, characterized by being one of the greatest exponents of the Viceroyalty’s Baroque painting.
Visit Hacienda Santa Rosa for lunch and then transfer to Becal, this village is famous for the Panama hats made of jipi-japa fiber in an artisanal way,
Afternoon return to your hotel in Merida.
Day 4: Celestun Boat Tour
Time to relax in a secluded beach,
Afternoon return to Merida,
Day 5: Merida Cultural City Tour
In the old paved streets of the “White City”, among the beautiful buildings that your will visit are: Merida main Cathedral built in 1561, Casa de Montejo, government palace, municipal palace, theaters, cultural center, parks and markets, also enjoy the authentic Yucatecan Food,
Day 6: Transfer Out
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