Riviera Maya 7-Night Bike Tour Including Accommodation

Kid Friendly, Traveler pickup is offered to Returns to original departure point

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Enjoy an outdoor adventure 8-Days tour as you bike through the Riviera Maya and explore the Maya civilization of the Caribbean in one of the best biking trails in Mexico. You'll visit the main archaeological sites, enjoy snorkeling in different cenotes and truly explore the best of the Riviera Maya. Your tour includes accommodation and a professional guide.
ItineraryDay 1: Arrival at Cancun airportStop At: Cancun Airport Transportation, Cancun, Yucatan PeninsulaArrival in Cancun: your tour will be welcomed by your professional naturalist guide. Transfer to your hotel in Cancun’s hotel zone where you will get a briefing about the activities, our security, and other important information. Overnight in Cancun.Duration: 6 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Rey del Caribe hotel.Day 2: Cancún – Isla Mujeres (20 miles/32 km)Stop At: Isla Mujeres Trips, Isla Mujeres, Yucatan PeninsulaAfter an early breakfast, we will pedal to a small port and take a ferry to Isla Mujeres, where we will cycle around while soaking views of the Caribbean. Then we will take a boat trip to snorkel in the clear blue waters of the world´s second largest coral reef. Time for lunch before returning to Cancun and biking back to the hotel. A special lecture on coral reefs will be given in the evening. Overnight in Cancun.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Rey del Caribe hotel.Day 3: Tulum – Sian Ka’an – Tulum (22 miles/35 km)Stop At: Tulum Beach, Tulum, Yucatan PeninsulaWe will leave the hotel after breakfast and travel by van to Tulum, an amazing archeological site overlooking the sea. Tulum is also known as Zama, which means ‘City of Dawn’. Tulum is the only Maya city located directly on the Caribbean Sea. Tulum may have served as a port city for the Maya site of Coba, as there is a sacred road connecting the two. After exploring Tulum we will pedal to Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve where you will have the chance to kayak in the wetlands. While having lunch in the reserve, you will also have the opportunity to learn about environmental technologies. Afterwards we will bike back to our beachfront hotel in the Tulum area.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Lirios hotel Tulum.Day 4: Tulum – Coba (40 miles/ 64 km)Stop At: Zona Arqueologica de Coba, Coba, Yucatan PeninsulaThis day will bring a variety of options along with a great ride. We will travel by bike to Coba, stopping on the way to snorkel in the amazing crystal waters of a Cenote. In the afternoon we will visit Coba’s famous archaeological site, which is believed to be one of the largest Maya cities of Yucatan. Coba is also called “stirred by the wind” because it is situated near four natural lakes. After visiting Coba’s archeological site we will take the van and bicycles and transfer to Valladolid colonial city. You may also attend a special lecture about the Maya culture. Overnight in Valladolid.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Mesón del Marqués hotel.Day 5: Valladolid – Ek Balam (38 miles/61 km)Stop At: Ek' Balam, Temozon, Yucatan PeninsulaAfter breakfast we bicycle through a jungle path to Ek Balam’s archeological site and enjoy a great cenote. Once arrived at the site you will be learning about the culture of Ek Balam and enjoy diving in the crystal clear water of the cenote. After the activities we will turn back to Valladolid by bike. In the afternoon we will do a city tour through Valladolid seeing: murals, the museum of Valladolid and its cathedral. Valladolid is named for the capital of Spain at the time it was settled by Conquistadors. After Campeche and Merida, it is the third largest city on the Yucatan Peninsula. Overnight in Valladolid.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Mesón del Marqués hotelDay 6: Valladolid – Chichen Itza (38 miles/61 km)Stop At: Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza, Yucatan PeninsulaAfter an early breakfast, we will pedal from the colonial city of Valladolid to the most important archaeological site of the Maya World: Chichén Itzá. The capital of the ancient Maya civilization has recently been declared of being one of the “Seven Modern Wonders of the World.” We will explore the mysteries of the Maya, visit the Temple of Kukulcan, also known as el Castillo and we will visit the Astronomical Observatory at Club Med Chichen. You may opt to attend a light and sound show in Chichén Itzá. We will end the day with a lecture on Chichen Itza and the Maya calendar where we will discuss theories about why the Maya said that 2012 would have been the end of the world. Overnight in Villas Arqueológicas.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Villas Arqueológicas.Day 7: Xcaret – CancunStop At: Xcaret Park, Playa del Carmen, Yucatan PeninsulaEnjoy breakfast at your hotel before taking a van ride to Xcaret, an archaeological and natural “theme park.” This park is famous for aquatic fun, educational sections and entertainment. Highlights are the park’s two rivers (one with underground tunnels), the aviary, the butterfly and mushroom farms, the aquarium, the turtle breeding and releasing area and outdoor performances. In between the different activities you can enjoy a midmorning or late afternoon snack on your own at any of the park’s various restaurants or snack stands. The evening entertainment is included in the admission. Furthermore, we recommend attending the Mexican Fair at 6.00 pm as well as the fabulous folklore show that begins at 7.00 pm in the amphitheater of Xcaret. Overnight in Cancun (Marriot courtyard).Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Cancun (Marriot courtyard).Day 8: Transfer to Cancun AirportStop At: Transfer Cancun Airport, Cancun, Yucatan PeninsulaThis is the end of the tour. After breakfast, we will take you to Cancun Airport for the return flight home.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 7x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Bicycle and helmet
  • Environmental Management Charge (Reef Tax)
  • Breakfast
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Entry/Admission - Cancun Airport Transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Isla Mujeres Trips
  • Entry/Admission - Tulum Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Zona Arqueologica de Coba
  • Entry/Admission - Ek' Balam
  • Entry/Admission - Chichen Itza
  • Entry/Admission - Xcaret Park
  • Entry/Admission - Transfer Cancun Airport

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Breakfast included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Snorkel gear included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Cancun airport Stop At: Cancun Airport Transportation, Cancun, Yucatan Peninsula Arrival in Cancun: your tour will be welcomed by your professional naturalist guide. Transfer to your hotel in Cancun’s hotel zone where you will get a briefing about the activities, our security, and other important information. Overnight in Cancun. Duration: 6 hours No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Rey del Caribe hotel.
Day 2: Cancún – Isla Mujeres (20 miles/32 km) Stop At: Isla Mujeres Trips, Isla Mujeres, Yucatan Peninsula After an early breakfast, we will pedal to a small port and take a ferry to Isla Mujeres, where we will cycle around while soaking views of the Caribbean. Then we will take a boat trip to snorkel in the clear blue waters of the world´s second largest coral reef. Time for lunch before returning to Cancun and biking back to the hotel. A special lecture on coral reefs will be given in the evening. Overnight in Cancun. Duration: 12 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Rey del Caribe hotel.
Day 3: Tulum – Sian Ka’an – Tulum (22 miles/35 km) Stop At: Tulum Beach, Tulum, Yucatan Peninsula We will leave the hotel after breakfast and travel by van to Tulum, an amazing archeological site overlooking the sea. Tulum is also known as Zama, which means ‘City of Dawn’. Tulum is the only Maya city located directly on the Caribbean Sea. Tulum may have served as a port city for the Maya site of Coba, as there is a sacred road connecting the two. After exploring Tulum we will pedal to Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve where you will have the chance to kayak in the wetlands. While having lunch in the reserve, you will also have the opportunity to learn about environmental technologies. Afterwards we will bike back to our beachfront hotel in the Tulum area. Duration: 12 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Lirios hotel Tulum.
Day 4: Tulum – Coba (40 miles/ 64 km) Stop At: Zona Arqueologica de Coba, Coba, Yucatan Peninsula This day will bring a variety of options along with a great ride. We will travel by bike to Coba, stopping on the way to snorkel in the amazing crystal waters of a Cenote. In the afternoon we will visit Coba’s famous archaeological site, which is believed to be one of the largest Maya cities of Yucatan. Coba is also called “stirred by the wind” because it is situated near four natural lakes. After visiting Coba’s archeological site we will take the van and bicycles and transfer to Valladolid colonial city. You may also attend a special lecture about the Maya culture. Overnight in Valladolid. Duration: 12 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Mesón del Marqués hotel.
Day 5: Valladolid – Ek Balam (38 miles/61 km) Stop At: Ek' Balam, Temozon, Yucatan Peninsula After breakfast we bicycle through a jungle path to Ek Balam’s archeological site and enjoy a great cenote. Once arrived at the site you will be learning about the culture of Ek Balam and enjoy diving in the crystal clear water of the cenote. After the activities we will turn back to Valladolid by bike. In the afternoon we will do a city tour through Valladolid seeing: murals, the museum of Valladolid and its cathedral. Valladolid is named for the capital of Spain at the time it was settled by Conquistadors. After Campeche and Merida, it is the third largest city on the Yucatan Peninsula. Overnight in Valladolid. Duration: 12 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Mesón del Marqués hotel
Day 6: Valladolid – Chichen Itza (38 miles/61 km) Stop At: Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula After an early breakfast, we will pedal from the colonial city of Valladolid to the most important archaeological site of the Maya World: Chichén Itzá. The capital of the ancient Maya civilization has recently been declared of being one of the “Seven Modern Wonders of the World.” We will explore the mysteries of the Maya, visit the Temple of Kukulcan, also known as el Castillo and we will visit the Astronomical Observatory at Club Med Chichen. You may opt to attend a light and sound show in Chichén Itzá. We will end the day with a lecture on Chichen Itza and the Maya calendar where we will discuss theories about why the Maya said that 2012 would have been the end of the world. Overnight in Villas Arqueológicas. Duration: 12 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in Villas Arqueológicas.
Day 7: Xcaret – Cancun Stop At: Xcaret Park, Playa del Carmen, Yucatan Peninsula Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before taking a van ride to Xcaret, an archaeological and natural “theme park.” This park is famous for aquatic fun, educational sections and entertainment. Highlights are the park’s two rivers (one with underground tunnels), the aviary, the butterfly and mushroom farms, the aquarium, the turtle breeding and releasing area and outdoor performances. In between the different activities you can enjoy a midmorning or late afternoon snack on your own at any of the park’s various restaurants or snack stands. The evening entertainment is included in the admission. Furthermore, we recommend attending the Mexican Fair at 6.00 pm as well as the fabulous folklore show that begins at 7.00 pm in the amphitheater of Xcaret. Overnight in Cancun (Marriot courtyard). Duration: 12 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in Cancun (Marriot courtyard).
Day 8: Transfer to Cancun Airport Stop At: Transfer Cancun Airport, Cancun, Yucatan Peninsula This is the end of the tour. After breakfast, we will take you to Cancun Airport for the return flight home. Duration: 12 hours Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
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