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RUTA 180D YUCATAN EXTENDED

10 days – 9 nights

  • Free Campeche International Airport (CPE) Pick up & Merida International Airport (MID) Drop off.
  • Accommodation in boutique hotels ★★★★category selected.
  • Included meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 1 dinner and 1 lunch boxes.
  • Restaurants distinguished and widely recommended for lunch and dinner.
  • All tips are included.
  • All the entrances to the attractions listed in the itinerary are included.
  • Certified local guides.
  • Groups of up to 14 people.

Departure Dates & Prices 2018:

USD $2,175.00
Per person, single occupancy.

USD $1,775.00
Per person, double occupancy.

USD $1,835.00
Per person, triple occupancy*.

USD $1,745.00
Per person, quadruple occupancy**.

*Some hotels only accept 2 persons per room, for triple occupancy case one room for 2 persons and one room for 1 person will be assigned.

**Some hotels only accept 2 persons per room, for quadruple occupancy case two rooms for 2 persons will be assigned.


Departure Finish

February 15, 2018

February 24, 2018

September 6, 2018

September 15, 2018

October 18, 2018

October 27, 2018

November 22, 2018

December 1, 2018

December 6, 2018

December 15, 2018

Departure Dates & Prices 2019:

USD $2,175.00
Per person, single occupancy.

USD $1,775.00
Per person, double occupancy.

USD $1,835.00
Per person, triple occupancy*.

USD $1,745.00
Per person, quadruple occupancy**.

*Some hotels only accept 2 persons per room, for triple occupancy case one room for 2 persons and one room for 1 person will be assigned.

**Some hotels only accept 2 persons per room, for quadruple occupancy case two rooms for 2 persons will be assigned.


Departure Finish

January 3, 2019

January 12, 2019

February 14, 2019

February 23, 2019

Itinerary:

  • Day 1 Arrive Campeche, Campeche
    Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Campeche.
  • Day 2 City tour of Campeche
    breakfast & lunch. Campeche.
  • Day 3 Calakmul.
    box lunch. Campeche.
  • Day 4 Edzná, Becal y hacia Merida.
    breakfast & lunch. Mérida.
  • Day 5 City tour of Merida
    breakfast & lunch. Merida.
  • Day 6 Uxmal, Ozkuzcab y Merida.
    breakfast & lunch & dinner. Mérida.
  • Day 7 Celestun y Merida.
    breakfast & lunch. Mérida.
  • Day 8 Izamal y Valladolid.
    breakfast & lunch. Valladolid.
  • Day 9 Las Coloradas, Chichen-Itza y Valladolid.
    breakfast & lunch. Valladolid.
  • Day 10 Ek-Balam, Merida and Merida Airport
    breakfast. Mérida.

Special Notes:

  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice, the prices will be respected only when a reservation has been made and that it is in the limit of validity for its payment.
  • Itineraries are subject to change due to the weather, transportation and other conditions, in order to provide the best experience for you.
  • Customers are held solely responsible for their own travel documents and/or visas if required.
  • This route starts in the City of Campeche, Campeche and it finishes in the City of Merida, Yucatan.
  • Cancellation fee – 10% of total purchase amount.
  • Cancellation penalties per person.
    • Up to 20 days prior to start date – only the cancellation fee.
    • 8-19 days prior to start date - 30% of total purchase amount + cancellation fee.
    • 1-7 days prior to start date - 70% of total purchase amount + cancellation fee.
    • Day of start route or no show - 100% per person.
  • Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.

NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 15 days after completion the route.

The Yucatan peninsula is home to one of the most beautiful cities declared World Heritage by UNESCO: Campeche, which, as Yucatan, has been an area of Mayan culture, and houses a rich historical past that allows its visitors venturing into the Walled City to listen stories about pirates, travel to the past in its archaeological zones, walking through the area declared Natural and Cultural Patrimony of the Humanity by UNESCO, and its impressive haciendas, and to enjoy the amazing local cuisine. Definitely, an experience not to be missed.


Attractions R180D

 

Campeche

Capital of the state of the same name. Its historical center corresponds to the old walled city for protection against pirates. It was declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. Campeche was one of the main port cities of the Viceroyalty of New Spain, where galleons loaded with products obtained in the jungles of the region, such as dyes and spices, started towards Europe. Its urban image is vibrant colors.

 

Calakmul

The ancient Mayan city and its surrounding forests were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It was the capital of the so-called Kingdom of the Serpent. It was inhabited from the year 2000 b.C. to 900 a.C. It is considered the city with the largest number of stelae in the Maya area, with more than 120.

 

Edzna

It was one of the main Mayan cities. Their squares had a complicated system of collection and use of rainwater with deposits called chultunes. They are of architectonic importance the call Great Acropolisand its Temple of the Mascarones.

 

Hacienda Xcanatún

This was a Henequen hacienda of the 18th century, located in the suburbs of Mérida, it was remodeled in the 19th century in Moorish style and today is a luxury hotel.

Hacienda de Henequén

Henequen, a type of maguey, was the green gold of Mexico during the Porfiriato. On more than 600 haciendas, vast fortunes were made with 400 thousand hectares of cultivation in the Yucatan peninsula, back then there were no artificial fibers, and the henequen was used in the naval industry to make ropes, then no other country cultivated it.

 

Gran Museo Maya

It combines in one place the study of history, archeology, anthropology, ethnography and sociology of the ancestral and contemporary Mayan culture, as well as their artistic and cultural heritage.

 

Paseo Montejo

Porfirian version, in Merida, of the Paseo de la Emperatriz, (today Paseo de la Reforma), emulating the Champs Elysees of Paris was built in Mexico City by Carlota of Belgium, Empress of Mexico. Paseo Montejo is the avenue where the magnificence of the elite's mansions, villas and palaces of that time can still be appreciated.

 

Uxmal

Considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, it is one of the three main Mayan pre-Hispanic urban settlements. It is located 60 kilometers south of Merida. One of its main constructions is called Pyramid of the Diviner; it has a curved plant which represents a unique characteristic in the world.

 

Grutas de Loltún

In Maya, Loltun means The stone flower. It is a group of caverns in the south of the state of Yucatán that were inhabited since prehistoric times that's why there are important groups of petroglyphs. It was a ceremonial site from the Stone Age to the time of the Maya; burials have been found with offerings of now extinct animal bones, such as mammoth or bison.

 

Celestun

It is an estuary that flows like a delta in a sea of mangroves to the west of the state, in the limits with Campeche. It is the habitat of many species of birds, among which are pink flamingos, the same from the Horacio Quiroga story, as well as marine animals such as limes or horseshoe crabs.

 

Izamal

It is called the Place of the three cultures. There are five Mayan pyramids, a Spanish convent set and the contemporary Mayan settlement in its territory. Its sixteenth-century Franciscan convent of San Antonio de Padua, with its portals and vast whitewashed walls painted with an orange yellow with white edges, is famous.

 

Centro Cultural y Artesanal

This 18th-century house features typical solid wood gates and wrought-iron balconies. Behind its doors is the Henequen Museum, a coffee shop, a spa that uses ancient healing and relaxation techniques.

 

Museo Felipe Carrillo Puerto

Pancoupe corner building, Moorish style, with trilobed arches in the gates. In this house was born Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Mexican politician and revolutionary, who was governor of Yucatán from 1922 to 1924; he fought the hacendados and tried to improve the living conditions of the indigenous Mayas.

 

Valladolid

Founded May 23, 1543 by Francisco Montejo, this city is currently the second largest in the state of Yucatan.

 

Las Coloradas

This small town located in the municipality Rio Lagartos, in the north of the peninsula, has less than a thousand inhabitants. The main activities they practice are fishing, sea salt collection and tourism. It is a place of coastal dunes facing a sea of mangroves. The sea has a red color due to the marine microorganisms that are food for the flamingos.

 

Chichen Itza

Considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, as well as one of the Seven New Wonders of the World, it is one of the three main Mayan pre-Hispanic urban settlements, with a notable influence of the Toltec culture. During the equinoxes, a serpent-shaped shadow is projected onto its pyramid called Kukulkan (the feathered serpent god).

 

Ek Balam

Mayan pre-Hispanic settlement. Its name means The black jaguar. It has a Mayan arch that is a construction similar to the European triumph arches or at the gates of the city of Mediterranean civilizations. It also has an important example of a building for the ball game.