Private Yucatan Discovery Tour

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In this four day and three night Yucatan Discovery Tour we first visit the Rio Lagartos Biosphere home of the flamingos, crocodiles and other sea life. Stay the night at Valladolid in a colonial hotel in the city square then explore the Yucatan Peninsula and Quintana Roo first The Archaeological wonder of Chichen Itza a modern world wonder and capital of a great civilization then Ek Balam the city of the Black Jaguar. Merida the capital city of the Yucatan state also known as the white city, Uxmal the city three times built with its magnificent mayan baroque style architecture and we visit a Beautiful hidden Cenote of crystalline waters. Then onto Coba a classic mayan site and Tulum the city by the sea

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Best Maya Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Las Coloradas -Rio Lagartos - Valladolid

Stop At: Las Coloradas

We stop to view the pink lakes to take photos and salt mines where flamingos nest.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Rio Lagartos

Rio Lagartos Biosphere to catch a boat and see the diverse species of birds like Herons, fishing Eagle, pelicans and of course the flamingos. Also along the way we may see other inhabitants of the coastal ecosystem within the mangrove forests such as the mighty crocodiles and Raccoons. We arrive at the world famous Coloradas or “magenta waters” these are pink lakes that cover the landscape and contrast beautifully with the blue skies. The amazing pink color of these lakes is due to red-colored algae, plankton, and brine shrimp that thrive in the salty environment and the flamingos are pink because they eat these pink shrimp.

Duration: 4 hour

Stop At: Convent de San Bernardino de Siena

One of the most important Franciscan edifices in the New World. The Convent of San Bernardino de Siena is a silent sentinel to the history of the early days of the Spanish conquest and the Christianization of the Maya region.

Duration: 1 hour

Day 2 Ek Balam - Chichen Itza - Merida

Stop At: Ek Balam

In the morning at the scheduled time (08:30 am) pick up at your hotel to enjoy a full day tour through the most important archaeological sites of the peninsula. The first stop will be in the archaeological zone of Ek Balam (“Star Jaguar or Dark Jaguar” in Maya), with wonderful architecture including “The Acropolis”, which contains the tomb of the ruler Ukit Kan Le’k Tok

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Chichen Itza

Continuing with the visit to one of the 7 wonders of the modern world, Chichén Itzá (“Boca del Pozo de los Brujos del agua” in Mayan) admiring, among other buildings, the Pyramid of Kukulcan and the sacred cenote, used by the Mayans to make offerings and sacrifices to their gods. Lodging in Center boutique hotel of Merida.

Duration: 2 hour

Day 3 Merida - Hacienda Yaxcopoil - Cenote - Uxmal - Merida City Tour

Stop At: Hacienda Yaxcopoil

Hacienda Yaxcopoil was founded in the 17th century. Its name means in the Mayan language "place of the green poplars". The hacienda gathers in its history the three great periods of the Yucatan of yesterday, the prehispanic life, the colonial and the henequen boom of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cenotes Hacienda Mucuyche

Swim in an underground Cenote

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Zona Arqueologica Uxmal

Uxmal is an ancient Maya city of the classical period It is considered one of the most important archaeological sites of Maya culture, Puuc region special for having the "Adivino" pyramid, the only known temple with an oval plant in the Mayan Culture and is considered one of the Maya cities most representative of the region's dominant architectural style. It has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Merida Cathedral

Merida City Tour

Duration: 30 minutes

Day 4 Coba - Tulum

Stop At: Zona Arqueologica de Coba

Meeting with our guide to go to Coba (“Water with moss or chopped water” in Maya), located next to four natural lakes, highlights a pyramid known as “The Nohoch Mul” the big is the tallest temple in the Yucatan Peninsula at 42 meters high with spectacular views from the top.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Tulum Archaeological Site

(“Walled City” in Maya) declared a World Heritage Site, located on a cliff facing the Caribbean Sea. Transfer to your selected hotel in the Riviera Maya area.

Duration: 1 hour
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