1 day. CANCUN-TULUM-COBA-MERIDA.
In the first half of the tour we drive the port city of Tulum, where the sea and land trade routes of the ancient Maya were connected. Tulum will amaze you with stunning views of the Caribbean coast. Relatively small in size, the city is known for the amazing preservation of its monuments, making it easy for you to imagine life in this major Mayan center.
Then your way will lie to the ancient Mayan city of Coba, lost in the rainforest, where the highest pyramid on the Yucatan Peninsula (42 meters) is located, with a breathtaking view of the jungle, ride bicycles or rickshaws through the untouched jungle, which hide ancient temples and steles with Mayan hieroglyphics.
Hotel accommodation and evening stroll through the colonial city. You will definitely be impressed by the Cathedral, City Hall, Governor’s House, Independence Square, San Ildefonso Cathedral, the most venerable in the western hemisphere, Paseo de Montejo – the famous street of white mansions.
Accommodation at El Espanol Montejo 4* or similar.
Day 2. MERIDA – COLONIAL HACIENDA – USHMAL – MERIDA.
After breakfast, you will depart for the majestic Ushmal, which is still the subject of numerous legends. So it is said that the pyramid-temple of the Wizard was built in just one night, and the forest guards – alushas – still live in the city. You are sure to be amazed by the beauty of the Ruler’s Palace, Turtle House, Pigeon Court, Women’s Monastery. Later, you will enter the world of Spanish aristocrats by visiting an ancient hacienda.
Return to Merida. Free time.
Day 3. MERIDA – CHICHÉN ITZA – CENOTE – CANCUN.
Breakfast. Departure to the center of the peninsula for a tour of the most unique and important center of Mayan culture, Chichen Itza. This ancient city is one of the Seven New Wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The grandiose structures of the main pyramid of the Feathered Serpent Kukulkan, the Temple of Warriors, the world’s largest ball court Pok-ta-Pok, the Temple of Jaguars, the Observatory and hundreds of other temples will appear before you in their original form.
Then you will be waiting for an unrivaled in its beauty cenote, where you can try on yourself the healing properties of underground water, so valued by the Mayans.
Transfer to Cancun/ Riviera Maya, hotel accommodation as per prior reservation.