$ 270.00 – $ 620.00
Duration: 3 days/2 nights
from $490 per person
Group Tour in Russian/English language
Opened Guaranteed Dates
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This is a magical journey through the Northern part of the Yucatan Peninsula (Maya culture), which begins and ends on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.
We will pass through the territorial zones of the modern states of Quintanaro and the Yucatán.
Among other attractions, whose beauty and cultural and historical value is recognized by the world community we will visit – Tulum and its stunning structures on the Caribbean coast; The city of Koba and its marvelous and poorly studied designs, still hidden in the jungle; The city of Merida and its stunning constructions in colonial and neoclassical styles; Hacienda Yakskopyl with its stunning architecture; Uxmal and its perfect architectural beauty; Chichen Itza and its marvelous Maya Toltec buildings; the lake “Ik-Il” and its refreshing crystal waters, in the middle of the peninsula.
Day 1. Tulum – Coba – Merida.
Early in the morning we will head to the ancient commercial port of Maya Tulum (XII-XVI century AD) strategically located on a cliff near the very shore of the Caribbean Sea. Among other administrative, social and religious buildings, the “Castle” or the main pyramid, the temple of the descending god, the governor’s palace, the house of the priest and the temple of frescoes are distinguished. The best photos and views on the background of Caribbean waves in these places are guaranteed to you. In the afternoon we will visit the archaeological zone of Koba (I-XI century AD), lost in the deep thickets of the Selva peninsula, where we will examine the complex “Church”, “Castle”, Ball games, “Nooch Mul” or the Great Pyramid-the only The building, which can still be climbed (42 m). In the evening, transfer to the city of Merida. Accommodation at 5 * hotel (El Español or equivalent).
CUN (+ -130 km) TUL (+ -45 km) COB (+ -215 km) MID
Day 2. Merida – Hacienda Yakskopoel – Uxmal – Merida.
Morning sightseeing tour of Merida (1542) – the capital of the state of Yucatan, where we will take a walk through the picturesque streets, squares and “Boulevard de Montejo”. It will attract attention to the majestic buildings of the early 20th century in the style of neoclassicism. Further on the program visit Hacienda Yakskopoil XVII century, which is considered the last spinning factory for the production of natural fibers from the local plant “Henecken” until 1984. At noon, we will visit the beautiful structures of ancient Uxmal (VI-XII century AD), located on the only elevation of the Yucatan Peninsula – the low mountain ridge “Puuk”. Among other constructions, one can note the predictor pyramid and its elliptical shape; a large royal court of religious and administrative design, known today as the “Rectangle of Nuns”; the governor’s palace with its refined scenery in the form of snakes and the deity “Chaak” (god of water), standing on a limestone, mosaic, carved foundation; ball game. In the evening – return to the city of Merida.
MID (+ -40km) HDA (+ -45km) UXM (+ -85km) MID
Day 3. Chichen Itza – Cenote Ik-Il – Cancun / Riviera Maya.
Our day will begin with the acquaintance with Chichen Itza (V-XII century AD) “the city of sorcerers of water”, recognized as one of the seven wonders of the modern world. During our excursion, among other Maya-Toltec culture monuments, we note the “Castle” or the “Pyramid of Kukulkan” – an impressive construction of archeology and astronomy, famous for the descent of the god of the “Feathered Serpent”, formed by triangles of light and shade at sunset in the days of the solar Equinox; Temple of Warriors, a complex of “Thousand Columns”, a field for playing ball. We will continue our walk by swimming in a refreshing underground lake with crystal waters called Ik-Kiel. Our day ends with a transfer to the hotel-in Cancun or on the Riviera Maya.
MID (+ -120km) CHI (+ -5km) IK-KIL (+ -200km) CUN / RIV.MAYA
– Minimum 2 people.
– Maximum 16 pass. in group.
The cost of the program includes:
– Transportation, according to the schedule, on a mini-bus with an air conditioner.
– Entrance fees for visiting the attractions indicated in the program.
– Services of a Russian-speaking guide during the tour.
– Accommodation in hotels with breakfast.
– Meals and drinks.
– Tips for the driver and guide.
– Accommodation in the hotel before and after the program.