Merida

Culture Tour
Culture Tour

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    The “Merida Vacation Package” offers a 6-day, 5-night exploration of Yucatan’s rich heritage. Experience the architectural grandeur of cities like Merida, Izamal, and Valladolid, and delve into the Mayan legacy at sites like Chichen Itza and Uxmal. Enjoy the vibrant crafts, natural reserves, and extraordinary gastronomy influenced by Mayan, Spanish, Caribbean, and Middle Eastern cultures. This tour perfectly blends history, culture, and natural beauty, providing a comprehensive experience of Yucatan’s unique charm.

    • Duration:6 Days, 5 Nights
    • Difficulty:Moderate
    • Group Size:Minimum 2
    • Comfort Level:Standard to Luxury

    Yucatan is the home to millenary archaeological sites, historical colonial cities, natural attractive like cenotes, caves and a wealthy culture expressed in music, folkloric dances, gastronomy, and also the value that is given to the customs and traditions of the Maya People, all of this comes together as one to provide unique and authentic experiences.

    A peculiar characteristic of the Yucatan is the architecture of cities like Merida, Izmal, and Valladolid. The Greatness of the Mayan legacy is present everywhere, from its majestic ceremonial centers like Chichén Itzá, Uxmal, Ek Balam, Dzibilchaltun, and Mayapán, among others that are the heritage of one of the most significant civilizations in the world.

    The colorful crafts, natural reserves, and extraordinary gastronomy are the perfect mixture of ingredients from the Mayas, Spanish, Caribbean, and Middle Eastern origins, giving an incomparable taste of spices and condiments that has given them fame at an international level.

    Pick up / Drop off locations

    Merida International Airport

    Transportation

    • Minibus
    • SUV

    Physical demand

    Trip may include activities like walks and 4×4 vehicles.

    What's Included

    • History
    • Culture
    • Archaeology
    • Nature

    Highlights

    • Merida
    • Uxmal
    • Uman
    • Oxkintok
    • Celestun

    Merida Vacation Package: of the trip

    This itinerary idea can be customized to suit your and your family’s interests. Contact us; we are pleased to hear your comments, wishes, and expectations, and we are ready to design the trip to suit you

    Day 1Arrival in Merida

    Upon landing at Merida International Airport, our team will welcome and transfer you to the hotel. Enjoy a 5-night stay in Merida, immersing yourself in the city’s charm.

    Day 2Uxmal & Uman Exploration

    Start with breakfast, then head to Uman, a 30-minute drive. Visit the 16th-century San Francisco de Asis Church and explore the local market. Next, a 45-minute journey takes you to Uxmal, an archaeological site with majestic palaces. Highlights include the Adivino Pyramid and the Governor’s Palace. Conclude with a visit to Hacienda San Pedro Ochil, exploring its henequen production history, cenote, and artisan workshops. Return to Merida in the afternoon.

    Day 3Oxkintok, Maxcanu, and Becal

    After breakfast, travel to Oxkintok, an hour away, known as “the city of the three Flint suns.” Explore this ancient Mayan city, then visit Maxcanu to see the Saint Michael Archangel church and its notable altarpiece—lunch at Hacienda Santa Rosa, followed by a visit to Becal, famous for its Panama hats. Return to Merida later.

    Day 4Celestun Boat Tour

    Post-breakfast, embark on a trip to Celestun Reserve, 95 km from Merida. This biosphere reserve is home to pink flamingos, various bird species, and, occasionally, nesting turtles. Enjoy a secluded beach before returning to Merida.

    Day 5Merida Cultural City Tour

    Discover Merida’s rich history with a cultural city tour. Visit landmarks like the main Cathedral, Casa de Montejo, and local markets. Savor authentic Yucatecan cuisine as you explore.

    Day 6 Departure from Merida

    Conclude your Merida Vacation Package with a transfer to the airport or extend your journey to other destinations.
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