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Explore some of the history of the Yucatan area on this day trip from Merida to Hacienda Yaxcopoil and the Mayan city of Uxmal. You'll learn about the regional importance of the farm before continuing to a different period of Mexican history as you admire Uxmal's archaeological ruins. Plus, stop by Cenote Peba for a swim. This tour allows you to avoid the hassle of finding your own way to these locations so you can relax and enjoy a pre-planned day.
Discover Río Lagartos and Las Coloradas, virgin beaches characterized by the diversity of flora and fauna and for their beautiful landscapes considered as part of the main tourist attractions in Yucatan.
Learn to make chocolate starting from raw ingredients with a private chocolate-making class in Merida that goes from bean to bar. You’ll start by toasting and grinding the cacao beans that have been cultivated in the region for thousands of years, then use all-natural ingredients to make your own chocolate bar.
Discover a biosphere reserve that shelters a thriving population of migratory birds on a full-day trip to Celestún from Mérida with an experienced guide. Enjoy the day at a relaxed pace, with plenty of time to visit local restaurants, beach-side bars and the town square. Soak up the sun on the beach and take in views of the Gulf of Mexico. Watch for wildlife on a scenic sunset boat ride along the coast, then pause for dinner in a nearby restaurant before returning to Mérida.
Explore the distinctive flavors of Yucatec cuisine at a cooking class in a Merida home, preparing a traditional three-course meal alongside a local chef. You'll start in the vibrant Merida market, shopping for fresh fruits, vegetables, and recados, or Yucatec spice blends, then roll up your sleeves to cook an appetizer, main course, and dessert. From the marketplace to the home kitchen, this cooking class is a great way to experience Yucatec cuisine and get a glimpse of daily life in the bustling city.
Explore the hill country of southern Yucatan and northern Campeche on this all-day group tour. After convenient hotel pick-up, set off on a journey through the Puuc (Mayan for ‘hill’) route. Experience the lush jungle vegetation and learn about the region’s Mayan archaeological sites from a bilingual guide. Visit the Loltun caves and the ruins of Sayil, Labna, and Xlapak on this enriching excursion.
Escape the city and discover a world of subterranean sinkholes on a private tour of Los 7 Cenotes. On arrival, you’ll embark on a bike tour of the geological area, home to seven limestone sinkholes of different depths. Snorkel, swim, and splash in the natural pools, biking between each before you enjoy a traditional Mexican lunch. Water and coffee throughout the day are included.
Submerge yourself in the rich cuisine and epicurean customs of the Yucatan on a half-day culinary tour of the beautiful Mexican city of Merida. Purchase ingredients from a traditional market and enjoy a cooking class at the home of a local host. Learn about the exotic ingredients and intriguing processes used in Mexican cooking as your knowledgeable guide narrates. Finally, sample the fruits of your labor during a delicious lunch in your host’s comfortable home. Enjoy a personalized experience on this small group tour, with number limits at 12 people.
The Yucatan coast is unique for its ecology, history and many other attractions. Dzibilchaltun is one of our region’s most special archeological sites, (with a Museum and cenote where is possible to swim) and watching the sunset while kayaking in Chuburna Port is a magical experience.
Combine visits to three cenotes on this full-day tour from Merida. Explore and swim in the Cascabel, Chaksikin, and Xoch cenotes, learning how they were formed and their significance in the community as you travel. Lunch at a local restaurant and round-trip transportation from Merida accommodations are included.
One of the most unique landscapes in Mexico, Rio Lagartas is a tropical paradise. Board a boat for an on-the-water exploration of this picturesque nature preserve. Observe animals in their natural habitat, see flocks of pink flamingoes that call the area home, and view the famous pink salt mines of Las Coloradas. The tour includes lunch and you can also try out an ancient Mayan mud bath ritual.
The ancient Maya city of Uxmal is a huge attraction in Mexico, and sometimes the lines to see this UNESCO World Heritage Site are hours long. Avoid the time waiting in the ticket lines with this prebooked admission ticket to the Uxmal ruins. You’ll also get special access to the welcome suite for added convenience.
The UNESCO World Heritage site of Chichen Itza is one of Mexico’s most visited destinations. This early morning tour gets you to the ancient capital of the Maya empire before the crowds pour in. Experience in tranquility the Kukulkan Pyramid, the sacred cenote, the ball court, and learn about these archaeological wonders from a knowledgeable guide. This full-day tour includes lunch and hotel transport from Merida.
Explore some of the Yucatan’s historic hacienda and cool off in a cenote on this all-day guided excursion. After convenient hotel pickup, head to two mansions and learn about their history on the peninsula from an informative local guide. Then, head to two natural sinkholes and relax in their magical waters before savoring a delicious meal of traditional Yucatecan cuisine.
Travel back in time on a day trip that takes you to two off-the-beaten path archeological sites. Designed with history buffs in mind, this excursion puts the hieroglyphics of Loltún Cave and the ancient landmarks of Uxmal into context, and ensures that you receive personalized attention by limiting group numbers to only 15 people.
Immerse yourself the mysterious allure of ancient wonder Chichen Itza on a full-day excursion from Merida. Skip crowded lines as you enter the atmospheric ruins through a private entrance, completely avoiding hassle or stress. Listen to your guide’s captivating commentary as you journey through the significant archeological site, discovering sacrificial cenotes, sacred temples, and the ancient ball court. Delve into the darkened depths of the Kukulcan Pyramid to catch a rare glimpse of the Chac Mool sculpture before enjoying a fulfilling lunch and dance performance at the Mayaland Resort.
Get acquainted with Yucatecan specialties on this street food tour of Merida. Walk with a local guide to Merida’s main market plus a seafood restaurant and gelato shop. Sip fruit juices and sample plenty of local dishes, not limited to empanadas, tamales and seafood tacos along with ‘cochinita pibil’ (slow-roasted pork) and ‘panuchos’ (tortillas stuffed with refried black beans). Delicious!
Uncover the mysteries of the ancient Mayans during a full-day tour of Uxmal from Merida. Discover the significant archeological site in both illuminating daylight and atmospheric darkness as you witness a spectacular light and sound show. Gain insight into ancient Mayan civilizations as you follow your knowledgeable guide to the majestic Pyramid of the Magician and Governor’s Palace. Then, as darkness blankets the site, prepare yourself for one of the world’s most acclaimed and astounding light and sound shows. Enjoy personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour.
Enjoy three mini-adventures on one convenient tour. First, travel to the archeological site of Dzibilchaltun to learn how the Mayans used the site and area in everyday life. Then visit Corchito, a nature reserve with cenotes, trails, and rest areas. Finally, head for Progreso Beach to enjoy a delicious seafood lunch (not included).
Spend the day communing with nature at Celestun National Park. After pickup at your hotel, drive 60 miles (96 kilometers) to the park, where you will board a boat and cruise through the mangrove forests to the Island of Birds. The stars of the park are the pink flamingos, but it's also home to white-tail deer, armadillos, crocodiles, ocelots, wild turkeys, ducks, and many more species of animals. Enjoy a buffet lunch before heading back to Merida.
Explore Mérida by bike on a fun and affordable guided tour that includes all necessary equipment, including helmets, bike rental and bottled water. With a guide leading the way—and a convenient flexible itinerary—check out the Yucatecan capital city’s markets, parks, churches, colonial buildings and beautiful old streets on an affordable group tour. Make the most of your time with hotel pickup and drop-off.
From tostadas and tamales to papayas and empanadas, the flavors of the Yucatan are made to enjoy. Learn to cook a variety of traditional Yucatecan and Mayan delicacies with a home chef during this private cooking class in Merida, which takes place in a private home in a residential district unknown to most visitors. Learn about local culture that many tourists never see as you help prepare a traditional-style meal before sitting down to enjoy the fruits (and vegetables) of your labor.
Swim in refreshing cenotes and explore Mayan villages on this all-day small-group tour. Visit the 36-foot (11-meter) Mayan stone masks at Acanceh and a 18th-century Gothic cathedral in Eknakán with an informative guide. Make the most of your limited time in southern Mexico on this convenient and affordable all-day outing that includes a lunch—included in the tour price—of traditional Yucatecan cuisine.