Yucatan, Campeche, Chiapas Complete

General information

DurationDestinationDeparture
9 days and 8 nights
Mexico (Cancun, Merida, Campeche, Villahermosa, San Cristobal De Las Casas, Palenque, Playa del Carmen/Riviera Maya)
Mexico (Cancun)

Program

1st Day: Cancún.
Arrival in the afternoon to Cancun Airport, transfer to Presidente Intercontinental Cancun or similar hotel and lodging.

2nd Day: Cancún - Chichen Itza - Mérida.
After breakfast, we leave for Chichen Itza and visit the archaeological zone, Mayan capital of Yucatan, you can visit the imposing monuments of the archaeological zone between the center and the north: the Temple of Kukulkán, the Temple of the Warriors, the Game Of Ball and the Well of the Sacrifices. Lunch in restaurant. In the afternoon departure to Merida. Lodging at Presidente Intercontinental Villa Mercedes Hotel or similar.

3rd Day * Mérida -Uxmal - Campeche.
Departure to Uxmal with visit to the archaeological zone where we will see the remains of the Mayan city as the Pyramid of the conjecture and the Government Palace. Lunch at local restaurant. At the end we will continue through Campeche, capital of the state with the same name. Brief visit to the Old City closed and fortified with towers and walls to defend the Colony of pirates. Inside the city you will see the city wall that is still preserved, even today, a typical colonial flavor with beautiful patrician houses and austere churches. After the visit, lodging at the Plaza Hotel or similar.

4th Day: Campeche - Villahermosa
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning we leave for Villahermosa, capital of the state of Tabasco. Upon arrival, lunch in restaurant. In the evening visit of a hacienda producing Cacao. Lodging at Viva Hotel or similar.

5th Day: Villahermosa -San Cristóbal de las Casas
After breakfast, we leave to Tuxtla Gutiérrez, capital of the state of Chiapas, and from there to Chiapa de Corzo. Transfer to the dock by boat and we will descend downstream into the Sumidero Canyon. The altitude and nature of the place contribute to an incredible experience. We will continue towards San Cristóbal de las Casas. Dinner & overnight at the Casa Vieja hotel or similar.

6th Day: San Cristóbal de las Casas
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, visit the local market, one of the most typical of the region, where daily hundreds of indigenous people gather to sell their products and crafts. We continue to the church of Santo Domingo in Baroque style, founded in 1547 and then out to visit, the neighboring indigenous communities of San Juan Chamula and Zinacantán. The first is very special, because in the church you can observe the coexistence of Christianity and pagan rites, while the natives of Zinacantan are very oriented to Catholicism. Lunch in restaurant and rest of the day free. Overnight at hotel.

7th Day: San Cristóbal de las Casas - Palenque
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Palenque crossing the beautiful and green mountain range; Lunch. Arrival and check in at hotel Chan Kah or similar. In the afternoon, visit the archaeological center of Palenque. At the edge of the tropical jungle emerges one of the most beautiful Mayan ritual centers that ran from the 3rd to 7th centuries AD; Famous temple of the inscriptions in which the grave of the great lord "Pakal" adorned with a mask of jade, a true work of Mayan art was discovered. Lodging.

8th Day: Palenque - Chicanná
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure to Chicanná. Arrival at Hotel Eco Village. Afternoon visit to the archaeological sites of Becan and Xpujil, small but beautiful, which are a representation of the impressive architecture "bec Maya", present in this area on the border with Guatemala. Lunch at local restaurant. Lodging.

9th Day: Chicannà-Bacalar-Riviera Maya
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning visit of the archaeological zone of Chicanná and of way stop in the Lagoon of Bacalar. Lunch in restaurant. In the afternoon, arrival to the Riviera Maya in the selected hotel.

Price includes

- Lodging at indicated or similar hotels (4 Stars).
- Daily American breakfast..
- 6 Lunches (2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th, 8th, 9th Day), 1 dinner (5th Day)
- Taxes and services with meals included in the program.
- Transfer in Car / Van / Bus with Air Conditioning.
- Guide in english.
- Tickets to the Archaeological Sites and Museums mentioned in the program.
- Porters.

Price does not include

- Drinks with meals included in the program.
- Drinks with meals included in the program.
- Insurance.
- Tips to guides and drivers.