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Southern Mexico Cultural Tour

Merida - Campeche - Campeche City Tour - Edzna and Uayamon - Chichen Itza
9 days / 8 nights.
Southern Mexico Cultural Tour
ITINERARY
Day 1. Merida - Campeche

Arrival to Merida International Airport and transfer to your hotel in Campeche (1.5 Hrs driving form the airport) Lodging: Hotel Plaza Campeche www.hotelplazacampeche.com

Hotel Plaza Campeche

Day 2. Campeche City Tour (Breakfast)

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will visit the colorful city of Campeche, a specialist will guide you through the main streets visiting colonial buildings, fortresses, museums and legends. Visit San Miguel and San Jose fortresses, the cathedral, Independence plaza, San Carlos Baluarte, Puerta de Tierra, San Roman Churcc, and Casa 6. Lodging: Hotel Plaza Campeche

Hotel Plaza Campeche  |   Meals: B

Day 3. Edzna and Uayamon (Breakfast & lunch)

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit the archaeological site of Edzná, located 40 kms from Campeche, which was already inhabited in 400 BC, and it was abandoned circa 1500 AD. The most remarkable building at the plaza is the main temple. Built on a platform 40 m high, it provides a wide overview of the surroundings. Another significant building located in the plaza is a ball court. Two parallel structures make up the ball court. The top rooms of the ball court were possibly used to store images of the gods associated with the events, along with items needed for the games. After your visit, lunch at magnificent Hacienda Uayamon a Colonial Mayan architecture, high wood beam ceilings, elegant décor, and spacious public areas await you. Built in 1700, the Hacienda reflects the sophistication of a luxury resort with attention to surrounding natural beauty Lodging: Hotel Plaza Campeche

Hotel Plaza Campeche  |   Meals: B & L

Day 4. Campeche - Merida (Breakfast)

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Merida visiting the town of Becal en route. It is a friendly town, 95 kilometers north of the capital of Campeche near the state of Yucatan, which contains one of the most fascinating traditions of this land: the fabrication of jipihats from guano palm, known all over the world as panama hats. Arrival to Merida for check in at your hotel and free afternoon Lodging: Casa Lecanda Boutique Hotel www.casalecanda.com

Casa Lecanda Boutique Hotel  |   Meals: B

Day 5. Merida City Tour (Breakfast)

Breakfast at the hotel. A privately guided city tour is the best ways to begin discovering all that Merida has to offer and learn of its rich past. Founded in 1542, this charming colonial city maintains its splendor till this day. In the city center you can appreciate historic buildings and architecture such as Government Palace, The Cathedral, The Municipal Palace and Casa de Montejo. Immerse yourself in the culture, try the unique cuisine and visit with locals while touring one of the most tranquil and charming cities of Mexico. Transfer back to your hotel or to a local restaurant to enjoy the culinary delights of the yucatecan cuisine. Lodging: Casa Lecanda Boutique Hotel

Casa Lecanda Boutique Hotel  |   Meals: B

Day 6. Sotuta de Peón (Breakfast)

Breakfast at the hotel. Sotuta de Peón, is the restoration project of a landmark located in the heart of the ancient henequen farming area near Merida, and gives a true glimpse of what was once a fully operational Henequen Hacienda in the grand style and tradition of this period. When touring Sotuta de Peon, visitors will literally travel back in time to witness the step-by-step process of the transformation of the Henequen, known throughout the region as Green Gold, from plant to fiber and from fiber to finished product. You will also have the opportunity to see the antique machinery that has been rescued from the ravages of time and rebuilt to precise operational capacity. Your tour will also include a visit to a typical Mayan House and Cenote where you can safely swim in its cool waters.

Meals: B

Day 7 Chichen Itza, Valladolid and Drop off Riviera Maya (Breakfast)

Breakfast at the Hotel, Transfer to your hotel in Riviera Maya visiting Chichen Itza and Valladolid on the way. Dating back more than 1,500 years the famous Mayan Pyramids of Chichen-Itza is considered one of the most important archeological sites in Mexico and the world. Located only 1.5 hours from Merida, the tour is led by a certified private guide who will explain this mystical site, its history and the fascinating Culture of the Mayan people. During your visit you see the magnificent Kukulkan Pyramid, the Temple of Warriors, the Grand Ball Court, The Nunnery and the Astrological Observatory. One of Mexico's "Pueblos Magicos" or translated to Magical town, this enchanting city is entirely painted a rich yellow that gives it uniformity and glamour. Known also as the City of three Cultures you will visit the majestic Convent of San Antonio de Padua, Various Mayan Pyramids, and its beautiful historic center & traditional crafts.

Meals: B

Rest of Day 7 & 8 At Leisure

Hotel not booked. We recommend that you book your own hotel or we can do this for you.

Day 9

Transfer to Cancun international Airport for departure.

End of our services.
Southern Mexico Cultural Tour - Itinerary Overview:
Day 1: Merida - Campeche
Day 2: Campeche City Tour (Breakfast)
Day 3: Edzna and Uayamon (Breakfast & lunch)
Day 4: Campeche - Merida (Breakfast)
Day 5: Merida City Tour (Breakfast)
Day 6: Sotuta de Peón (Breakfast)
Day 7: Chichen Itza, Valladolid and Drop off Riviera Maya (Breakfast)
Rest of Day 7 & 8: At Leisure
Day 9:
End of our services.
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WHAT IS INCLUDED / NOT INCLUDED
Our Price Includes:
  • 3 nights' accommodation at Hotel Plaza Campeche in a Junior Suite with American Breakfast included during stay
  • 3 nights' accommodation at Casa Lecanda Boutique Hotel in a Patio Room with continental breakfast included during stay.
  • Private transfer from Merida Airport to hotel in Campeche
  • Campeche city tour in group basis. Pick up at 8:00am
  • Edzna and Uayamon in private tour, English speaking guide and access to Hacienda Uayamon - food and beverages at the hacienda are not included in budget
  • Private transfer with English speaking guide to Becal and drop off at Casa Lecanda in Merida
  • Merida private city tour with English speaking guide and entrance fees included
  • Group tour to Hacienda Sotuta de Peon, English speaking guide, transfer and lunch at the hacienda - back to you hotel around 4:00pm
  • Private tour to Chichen Itza and Valladolid with English speaking guide and drop off at your hotel in Riviera Maya.
Our price does not include:
  • Air fare in/out
  • Food and beverages (except Sotuta de Peón)
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips to personal driver and guide
  • Accommodation on the Maya Riviera

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