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From Mérida: Day Trip to Valladolid and Izamal

1. From Mérida: Day Trip to Valladolid and Izamal

Discover the culture and heritage of Yucatecan on a day trip from Mérida to the cities of Izamal and Valladolid. Benefit from round-trip hotel transfers, and savor a delicious buffet meal during the tour. After pickup at your hotel, the experience begins with a panoramic visit to the colonial city of Valladolid. Pass through beautiful neighborhoods, and admire the architecture of monuments such as the Convent of San Bernardino de Siena, and the Cathedral of San Gervasio. Following the tour, you'll enjoy some free time to explore these sites at your own pace. Continue to a buffet restaurant for a delicious lunch of local Yucatecan dishes. After your meal, take a dip in the cool waters of a cenote by the restaurant. Head towards Izamal, and soak up the atmosphere of this picturesque place. Admire the yellow-painted houses, and learn why this city is known the city of the three cultures. See its pyramids and visit the Franciscan convent, before returning to your hotel in Mérida.

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From Cancún & Riviera Maya: 2-Day Yucatán Peninsula Tour

2. From Cancún & Riviera Maya: 2-Day Yucatán Peninsula Tour

Discover the culture, history, and traditions of the Yucatán Peninsula on this 2-day tour. Day 1Get picked up from your hotel and travel straight to the Chichen-Itza archeological complex. Witness the Pyramid of Kukulkan, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World and The Temple of Warriors, among other sites at the complex. Learn more about Mayan culture and the Mayan people's impact on astronomy and mathematics. After all that exploring, cool down with a refreshing dip in one of Mexico's most famous cenotes, Ik-Kil. In the afternoon, visit the peninsula's capital, Merida. Enjoy a guided tour of the city and see colonial houses, the main square, and the famous Paseo de Montejo avenue. After your tour, check in to your 4*-hotel for the night. Day 2After breakfast at the hotel, head to the Uxmal archeological site, where 2 stunning twin pyramids await you. Climb to the top of the Magician's Pyramid and witness its unique architecture. Afterward, visit an all-female monastery, the house of the governor, and the Temple of Turtles. Later, visit a cocoa plantation and discover the history of this delicious drink. Learn an ancient preparation ritual and finish your visit with a traditionally-brewed cup of cocoa. In the afternoon, visit the ancient village of Yashkopoil, which is named after an ancient farmstead. Take a walk around the farm and learn about the history of its former inhabitants. Finally, head to the town of Izamal. Be amazed at the town's all-yellow architecture and visit a museum built in a former monastery. See the town's colonial buildings and ancient pyramids on a horse cab ride before heading back to Cancún in the evening.

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Bike, Swim, Stroll: Cenotillo, Cenote Xooch & Izamal Tour

3. Bike, Swim, Stroll: Cenotillo, Cenote Xooch & Izamal Tour

During this adventure, enjoy a 4-kilometer bike ride from downtown Cenotillo to the Xooch Cenote, a natural pit, or sinkhole, resulting from the collapse of limestone bedrock that exposes groundwater underneath.  This incredible natural formation is distinguished by its particular shape similar to a wide-bottomed pitcher of water, making it a unique landscape to discover. After swimming in the crystalline waters of the cenote, savor a delicious lunch in a local home. On the way back to Merida, stop in Izamal to discover its cobbled streets and yellow facades, as well as the convent of St. Anthony of Padua and the archaeological site of Kinich Kakmó.

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