Cancun 5-Day Mayan Heritage Tour with Tulum and Chichen Itza

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This 5 days tour has been specially created for all those people interested in knowing more about the south east of Mexico. A trip back in time to learn more about one of the greatest civilization ever: The MAYAS. We will visit: Tulum, Kohunlich, Chicanna, Becan, Misol-Ha, Palenque, Edzna, Uxmal and Chichen Itzá and a few beautiful colonial towns along the way. Our hotels rates are 3 star comfortable hotels for 4 nights.  The type of vehicle used for this trip is regularly a comfortable Ford Transit Van with capacity of either 6 or 12 people depending on the number of reservations.
ItineraryDay 1: TULUM-KOHUNLICHStop At: Tulum Archaeological Site, Tulum, Yucatan PeninsulaA great time visiting the ancient ruins of TULUM, this is our first stop in our 5 days itinerary. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Kohunlich, Yucatan PeninsulaA must do stop to see the impressive masks of the Mayan Sun God at the ruins of KohunlichDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at the Calakmul Hotel in Xpujil, a 3 star hotel. Day 2: BECAN-CHICANNA-MISOL HAStop At: Becan Ruins, Xpujil Town, Yucatan PeninsulaA great visit to the ruins of Becan, an ancient Mayan City surrounded by a wall and a moatDuration: 1 hourStop At: Chicanna Archaeological ZoneWe will visit a Mayan City that still shows evidence of mayan writing system on its walls. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Cascadas de Misol-Ha, Palenque, Southern MexicoGreat waterfalls near Palenque, we will have time for a quick swim and picture taking. Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at Nutuntun Hotel in Palenque, a 4 star hotel. Day 3: PALENQUE-CAMPECHEStop At: Zona Arqueologica de Palenque, Palenque, Southern MexicoHome of one of the greatest Mayan kings that ever lived, Pakal The Great. His tomb was discovered here in 1952, in the tomb they found one of the masterpieces of Mayan art, Pakal’s funerary jade mask. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Centro Historico de San Francisco de Campeche, Campeche, Yucatan PeninsulaA beautiful colonial town, founded by the Spanish and they attacked repeatedly by the pirates, Campeche is a very quaint colonial city built by the ocean shore. Duration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at H177 Hotel in Campeche, a 4 star hotel. Day 4: EDZNA-UXMAL-MERIDAStop At: Zona Arquelogica Edzna, Campeche, Yucatan PeninsulaEdzna was the birthplace of one of the greatest Mayan dynasties of kings, the ITZA, the temple of the 5 stories is a highlight of this place. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Zona Arqueologica Uxmal, Uxmal, Yucatan PeninsulaThe 3 times built city of Uxmal, one of the most decorated mayan cities ever built, the unique style of its decoration has astonished travelers since the 19th century. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Merida Cathedral, Merida, Yucatan PeninsulaBeautiful colonial city and the largest city in the SouthEast of Mexico, we will visit the city an will spend over night here. Duration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at either Gran Real Yucatan or Los Aluxes Hotel, 4 star hotels. Day 5: Chichen ItzaStop At: Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza, Yucatan PeninsulaOne of the New Seven Wonders of the World left at the end of our trip, Chichen Itza is one of the greatest mayan cities ever built and a must see during a trip to MexicoDuration: 2 hours 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • 4 nights accommodation. Hotels: Calakmul Xpujil (Night 1), Nutuntun Hotel (Night 2), H177 Hotel (Night 3) and Gran Real Yucatan or Los Aluxes Hotel (Night 4)
  • Airport/Departure Tax
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Guaranteed departure with at least 2 passengers booked.
  • Entry/Admission - Tulum Archaeological Site
  • Entry/Admission - Kohunlich
  • Entry/Admission - Becan Ruins
  • Entry/Admission - Chicanna Archaeological Zone
  • Entry/Admission - Cascadas de Misol-Ha
  • Entry/Admission - Zona Arqueologica de Palenque
  • Entry/Admission - Centro Historico de San Francisco de Campeche
  • Entry/Admission - Zona Arquelogica Edzna
  • Entry/Admission - Zona Arqueologica Uxmal
  • Entry/Admission - Merida Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Chichen Itza

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Meals during the trip are NOT included but our staff will surely recommend some great places where to eat along the way.
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • All entrance fees included
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Hotel pickup included

Itinerary

Day 1: TULUM-KOHUNLICH Stop At: Tulum Archaeological Site, Tulum, Yucatan Peninsula A great time visiting the ancient ruins of TULUM, this is our first stop in our 5 days itinerary. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Kohunlich, Yucatan Peninsula A must do stop to see the impressive masks of the Mayan Sun God at the ruins of Kohunlich Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight at the Calakmul Hotel in Xpujil, a 3 star hotel.
Day 2: BECAN-CHICANNA-MISOL HA Stop At: Becan Ruins, Xpujil Town, Yucatan Peninsula A great visit to the ruins of Becan, an ancient Mayan City surrounded by a wall and a moat Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Chicanna Archaeological Zone We will visit a Mayan City that still shows evidence of mayan writing system on its walls. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes Stop At: Cascadas de Misol-Ha, Palenque, Southern Mexico Great waterfalls near Palenque, we will have time for a quick swim and picture taking. Duration: 1 hour No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight at Nutuntun Hotel in Palenque, a 4 star hotel.
Day 3: PALENQUE-CAMPECHE Stop At: Zona Arqueologica de Palenque, Palenque, Southern Mexico Home of one of the greatest Mayan kings that ever lived, Pakal The Great. His tomb was discovered here in 1952, in the tomb they found one of the masterpieces of Mayan art, Pakal’s funerary jade mask. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Centro Historico de San Francisco de Campeche, Campeche, Yucatan Peninsula A beautiful colonial town, founded by the Spanish and they attacked repeatedly by the pirates, Campeche is a very quaint colonial city built by the ocean shore. Duration: 8 hours No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight at H177 Hotel in Campeche, a 4 star hotel.
Day 4: EDZNA-UXMAL-MERIDA Stop At: Zona Arquelogica Edzna, Campeche, Yucatan Peninsula Edzna was the birthplace of one of the greatest Mayan dynasties of kings, the ITZA, the temple of the 5 stories is a highlight of this place. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes Stop At: Zona Arqueologica Uxmal, Uxmal, Yucatan Peninsula The 3 times built city of Uxmal, one of the most decorated mayan cities ever built, the unique style of its decoration has astonished travelers since the 19th century. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Merida Cathedral, Merida, Yucatan Peninsula Beautiful colonial city and the largest city in the SouthEast of Mexico, we will visit the city an will spend over night here. Duration: 8 hours No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight at either Gran Real Yucatan or Los Aluxes Hotel, 4 star hotels.
Day 5: Chichen Itza Stop At: Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula One of the New Seven Wonders of the World left at the end of our trip, Chichen Itza is one of the greatest mayan cities ever built and a must see during a trip to Mexico Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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