Welcome to Mérida

Since the Spanish conquest, Mérida has been the cultural capital of the entire Yucatán Peninsula. At times provincial, at others ‘muy cosmopolitano,’ it is a town steeped in colonial history, with narrow streets, broad central plazas and the region’s best museums. It’s also a perfect place from which to kick off your adventure into the rest of Yucatán state. There are cheap eats, good hostels and hotels, thriving... Read More

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$230 History & culture

5-Day Spanish Language and Communicative Classes

Spending a little time in Mexico and want to be able to communicate with the locals? This innovative program will introduce you to the Spanish Language and the diverse cultures of the Spanish-speaking world while developing structural accuracy for communication. The program's teaching method is known as the Communicative approach because you learn to speak by speaking but it is also integrated because the program combines culture, conversation and grammar. Practical examples, visuals, games and flashcards are used in every class.

$172.99 Small group tours

2-Day Tour to Chichen Itza and Mayaland Resort from Merida

See one of the new Seven Wonders of the World – Chichen Itza – and unearth the mysterious power of the Maya in the Balankanche Caves. This two-day trip from Merida takes you on a guided tour of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed archeological park, with visits to the astronomical observatory and the famous Pyramid of Kukulcán. Explore ceremonial caverns, and watch a light and sound show that illuminates Mayan rituals practiced there for centuries. Enjoy personal attention on this small-group tour, limited to 25 people.

$170.99 Small group tours

2-Day Uxmal Tour from Merida

Discover the architectural marvel of Uxmal, one of the largest and most significant of the ancient Mayan cities on the Yucatan Peninsula! This overnight trip from Merida takes you on a guided tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site – including the Pyramid of the Magician and Governor's Palace – set amid rolling hills and steeped in mystery. Be amazed by the evening Uxmal light and sound show from the Nunnery Quadrangle, plus an optional tour of nearby Kabah. Enjoy personal attention on this small-group tour, limited to 25 people.

$99 History & culture

Chichen Itza Tour, Merida City Sightseeing and Kabah Archaeological Site

Explore the world famous archaeological site of Chichen Itza and enjoy a lovely afternoon sightseeing at the colonial city of Merida in two days. Plus, you will have the opportunity to choose between a visit to Uxmal and Kabah ruins during the day or watching the beautiful Uxmal Light and Sound Show at night.

$99 History & culture

3-in-1 Ultimate Maya Experience Tour: Chichen Itza, Uxmal and Kabah

Live a complete Mayan experience of two days with this tour. On the first day, you will explore Chichen Itza with a professional guide and enjoy the tranquility of your morning visit before the crowds. On day 2, you will head to Uxmal and Kabah, see the temples and learn about the Maya civilization. This is the ultimate tour to learn all about the Maya culture while having an unforgettable time.